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IRL Ushers in a New Wave in Social with IRL – Social Calendar

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Company raises $11 million from Goodwater Capital, Founders Fund and
Kleiner Perkins along with Mike Maples

IRL – Social Calendar helps break tech addictions and makes it easier
to get out and enjoy real life with friends

SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–IRL,
the company committed to helping people have a healthier and happier
relationship to technology, today announced the IRL – Social Calendar
and $11 million in funding from leading consumer tech investors
Goodwater Capital, Founders Fund and Kleiner Perkins. Additionally, Mike
Maples, an early investor in Twitter who played a critical role in
shaping both the company and the social media market-at-large, was IRL’s
first venture investor and has joined the company’s board of directors.

IRL is building off of its success over the past year where it has
garnered over 2 million users, with more than 1.3 million of these
active monthly. In total since launch, users have invited each other out
to events — concerts, gatherings, games, etc. — over 200 million
times. Among its most active users, IRL was used as a social calendar.
The company took this insight and reimagined what a truly social
calendar would look like.

Today IRL unveiled a major upgrade to its app. It has taken the Web 1.0
feel of boring calendars and transformed them with the social engagement
of Instagram and simplicity of Apple. The IRL – Social Calendar allows
people to easily share and sync calendars with friends, bring in local
public events and follow their favorite sports teams, musicians,
celebrities and local venues so they never miss out on anything.

“We created the IRL – Social Calendar because as amazing as technology
is for connecting people, it’s been equally destructive and isolating.
People have become so addicted to their phones and to social media that
they forget how to live and connect in person, which leads to
consequences that are just beginning to come to light,” said Abe Shafi,
co-founder and CEO of IRL. “We want to use technology to bring in-person
experiences back in a way that makes it easy and comfortable for all.”

On average, U.S. consumers spend five hours on their phones each day,
and nowhere is this trend more worrisome than with teens. Several recent
studies have found a link between smartphone usage and teen depression
and suicide. To combat these trends, IRL designed an app to boost its
users’ self-confidence and take away the anxiety and social pressure of
inviting friends to hang out in real life.

The IRL – Social Calendar app, which is available exclusively on iOS,
addresses this by making it incredibly simple for users to find or
create real-life events, activities and experiences that matter to them.
They can invite others who respond through any mode of communication
they like– email, text, Facebook Messenger, Instagram, Whatsapp or on
IRL. The app helps coordinate everything, eliminating all of the
back-and-forth associated with planning even the most basic in-person
gatherings. It also solves the problem of group messaging that
automatically opts people into a thread that they may not want to be
part of. For those already using another calendar, IRL will be a
seamlessly integrated social layer on top of their current calendar. For
everyone else, IRL will become their default calendar.

“Our goal is to get people to show up for and experience their lives to
the fullest with the people they care about. To this end, we’ve
recruited some of most influential pioneers in social media to help us
develop the next phase of social– a better, more responsible version
than what we’ve seen over the last decade,” said Scott Banister,
co-founder and first investor of IRL. “The social calendar is a major
step in our product evolution. IRL aims to ensure that all the elements
you need for a fun live experience come together with ease.”

“IRL has tapped into the fundamental human need to spend time
communicating with other humans– and doing so in person. Texts and
social media interactions are not enough,” said Chi-Hua Chien, partner
at Goodwater Capital. “IRL – Social Calendar is a truly unique social
platform that takes what a person likes and wants to do out in the world
and connects it to friends with the focused intent of spending time
together away from their computer or phone. We are excited to be a part
of this mission and look forward to helping IRL execute on its ambitious
plans and bold vision.”

To start building your social calendar on IRL, download the free app
from the Apple App Store or Google Play today.

About IRL

IRL – Social Calendar is an app that makes it easy and fun to send and
receive invites to hang out with friends in real life. It also helps
users track the events that matter to them while managing social
calendaring. The company, started by technology veterans Abe Shafi and
Scott Banister, is based in San Francisco. It is backed by Goodwater
Capital, Founders Fund, Kleiner Perkins, prominent angel investors
including Mike Maples. To learn more, visit www.irl.com
or download the free app from the App Store or Google Play.

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OnPoynt PR
marisa@onpoyntpr.com

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Motorola Solutions to Showcase the Latest in Mission-Critical Innovation at CCW 2019

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Enabling public safety and enterprise organisations to rise to the
challenge with a complete, integrated mission-critical ecosystem

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Motorola
Solutions
will demonstrate how its advanced, mission-critical
solutions enable public safety and enterprise organisations to overcome
their most complex challenges at Critical
Communications World 2019
(June 18-20, MITEC, Kuala Lumpur,
Malaysia, booth G30).

At CCW 2019, Motorola Solutions will showcase a comprehensive set of
innovations spanning mission-critical communications, command centre
software, video security solutions and managed and support services.

Mission-critical communications are essential to maintaining safety and
security for our communities, from daily operations to extreme events
including disaster recovery. These solutions are essential for the Asia
Pacific region, as evidenced by a United Nations report estimating that
economic losses from natural disasters could reach USD$160
billion annually by 2030
. Organisations also demand new solutions to
augment voice communication with the unprecedented volumes of data and
video available today.

To address this need, Motorola Solutions has brought together a
comprehensive, integrated mission-critical ecosystem of technologies
comprising:

  • Mission-Critical Communications: including the TLK100
    and LEX
    L11 LTE
    devices that show what is possible over LTE networks and
    the ultra-portable LXN505
    public safety LTE infrastructure system.
  • Command Centre Software: to streamline and simplify daily
    workflows including CommandCentral
    Aware
    , the world’s only unified, proven, end-to-end public safety
    applications suite.
  • Video Security Solutions: including the latest from Avigilon’s
    video security and analytics portfolio including the H4
    Thermal camera
    with self-learning video analytics.
  • Managed & Support Services: to enable customers to focus on
    their mission while staying ahead of cybersecurity threats.

Having access to the right data enables organisations to make fast and
accurate decisions about where to place their valuable resources, which
work to prioritise and how to prepare for their most challenging
events,” Motorola Solutions corporate vice president, Mike deVente, said.

The mission-critical ecosystem we are demonstrating at CCW draws on our
90 year heritage of innovation and our strong understanding of
customers’ daily operational needs,” he said.

At CCW, commercial customers in the transportation, energy and utilities
segments will also learn how Motorola Solutions’ mission-critical
ecosystem and the innovations in critical communications can be
customised to meet their needs. One recent example of this is Motorola
Solutions’ successful integration work with Siemens to achieve railway
signalling over TETRA networks to European Train Control System (ETCS)
Level 2 standards.

About Motorola Solutions

Motorola Solutions is a global leader in mission-critical
communications. Our technology platforms in communications, command
center software, video security solutions and managed and support
services make cities safer and help communities and businesses thrive.
At Motorola Solutions, we are ushering in a new era in public safety and
security. Learn more at http://www.motorolasolutions.com.

MOTOROLA, MOTOROLA SOLUTIONS and the Stylized M Logo are trademarks
or registered trademarks of Motorola Trademark Holdings, LLC and are
used under license. All other trademarks are the property of their
respective owners. ©2019 Motorola Solutions, Inc. All rights reserved.

Contacts

Media Contacts
Damien Batey
Motorola Solutions
Mobile: +61
(0) 428 036 806
Damien.Batey@motorolasolutions.com

Michael
Lee
Motorola Solutions
Mobile: +65 9755 7025
MichaelKitWai.Lee@motorolasolutions.com

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Motorola Solutions celebrates 45 years of global innovation in Malaysia

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Mission-critical ecosystem of technologies developed in Penang, taken
to the world

PENANG, Malaysia–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Motorola
Solutions
 is celebrating 45 years of innovation in Malaysia,
recognising the country’s highly skilled engineering talent and
capability to deliver advanced technologies for customers all over the
world.

Motorola Solutions first established supply chain operations in Penang,
Malaysia in 1974. Today, it develops technologies across its
mission-critical technology ecosystem at the facility.

In 2014 the company opened its ‘Innoplex’ research and development (R&D)
centre in Penang, its largest R&D centre outside of North America.
Equipped with state-of-the-art laboratories and product design and
development capabilities, the centre develops next generation Land
Mobile Radio (LMR), broadband-LTE devices and system solutions for
Motorola Solutions’ customers worldwide.

Leading-edge solutions and services designed and developed in Penang
have been deployed by public safety agencies across the world. This
includes the trusted APX
8000HXE HazLoc radio
 used by fire and rescue teams working in the
presence of chemicals and gases and the WAVE
TLK100 Two-Way Radio
 that enables coverage on nationwide cellular
networks with the ease of two-way radio communication and functionality.

The Innoplex continues to deliver a variety of innovative services
including 24/7 network monitoring, management and guaranteed reliability
for Motorola Solutions’ mission-critical customers.

Malaysia prominent within expanding Asia Pacific talent base

Motorola Solutions’ thriving operations in Malaysia have enabled it to
expand its Penang workforce from 10 software engineers to a team of more
than 1,700 today. These highly-skilled roles include industrial design,
software, electrical, electronics and mechanical engineering.

Penang’s expert teams conduct rigorous compliance testing to meet and
exceed product standards all over the world while continuing the
development of new solutions in partnership with customers.

Motorola Solutions’ rapidly growing software engineering workforce in
Asia Pacific is now approaching 2,000. This includes 160 video analytics
and AI specialists in Vietnam added through the recent acquisition of VaaS and
60 mobile applications developers with Gridstone in
Australia.

Motorola Solutions continues to evolve its mission-critical ecosystem
of technologies across voice, video security, software and managed
services. Our highly skilled teams in Malaysia play a significant role
in developing these technologies and accelerating their adoption all
over the world,” said John Andersen, deputy managing director of the
Motorola Solutions Penang Operations and Design Centre.

We are proud to have extended our journey to 45 years and look forward
to continuing to take Malaysian innovation to the world,” he said.

Through its charitable arm, the Motorola Solutions Foundation, the
company has provided more than USD $700,000 to support Malaysian
initiatives to advance education and research within STEM-related
fields. This includes the Penang Science Cluster which educates more
than 3,000 students and 300 teachers from 75 schools on design thinking
process, coding and electronics.

About Motorola Solutions

Motorola Solutions is a global leader in mission-critical
communications. Our technology platforms in communications, command
centre software, video security solutions and managed and support
services make cities safer and help communities and businesses thrive.
At Motorola Solutions, we are ushering in a new era in public safety and
security. Learn more at www.motorolasolutions.com.

MOTOROLA, MOTOROLA SOLUTIONS and the Stylized M Logo are trademarks
or registered trademarks of Motorola Trademark Holdings, LLC and are
used under license. All other trademarks are the property of their
respective owners. ©2019 Motorola Solutions, Inc. All rights reserved.

Contacts

Damien Batey
Motorola Solutions
Mobile: +61 (0) 428 036 806
Damien.Batey@motorolasolutions.com

Michael Lee
Motorola Solutions
Mobile: +65 9755 7025
MichaelKitWai.Lee@motorolasolutions.com

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Deadline Reminder: The Law Offices of Howard G. Smith Reminds Investors of Looming Deadline in the Class Action Lawsuit Against Ra Medical Systems, Inc.

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BENSALEM, Pa.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–$RMED #classaction–Law Offices of Howard G. Smith reminds investors of the upcoming August
9, 2019 
deadline to file a lead plaintiff motion in the class
action filed on behalf of investors who purchased Ra Medical Systems,
Inc. (“Ra Medical” or the “Company”) (NYSE: RMED)
securities pursuant and/or traceable to the registration statement and
prospectus (collectively, the “Registration Statement”) issued in
connection with the Company’s September 2018 initial public offering
(“IPO” or the “Offering”).

Investors suffering losses on their Ra Medical investments are
encouraged to contact the Law Offices of Howard G. Smith to discuss
their legal rights in this class action at 888-638-4847 or by email to howardsmith@howardsmithlaw.com.

In September 2018, Ra Medical completed its initial public offering
(“IPO”), issuing approximately 4.5 million shares of common stock priced
at $17 per share. On March 14, 2019, the Company revealed that its
fourth quarter 2018 financial results had been negatively impacted by
issues related to the hiring and training of qualified sales personnel
and certain production limitations.

On this news, the Company’s share price fell $2.14 per share, nearly
33%, to close at $4.43 per share on March 15, 2019, thereby injuring
investors. Since the IPO, Ra Medical’s stock has traded as low as $3.40
per share, significantly below the $17 offering price.

The complaint filed in this class action alleges that throughout the
Class Period, Defendants made materially false and/or misleading
statements, as well as failed to disclose material adverse facts about
the Company’s business, operations, and prospects. Specifically,
Defendants failed to disclose to investors: (1) that the Company’s
evaluation of sales personnel candidates was inadequate; (2) that the
Company’s training program for sales personnel was inadequate; (3) that,
as a result, the Company could not reasonably assure that its newly
hired sales personnel were adequately experienced; (4) that, as a
result, the Company would suffer a shortage of qualified sales
personnel; (5) that the Company’s manufacturing process could not
reasonably support increased catheter production; (6) that, as a result,
the Company would suffer production delays; and (7) that, as a result of
the foregoing, Defendants’ positive statements about the Company’s
business, operations, and prospects were materially misleading and/or
lacked a reasonable basis.

If you purchased shares of Ra Medical during the Class Period you may
move the Court no later than August 9, 2019 to ask the
Court to appoint you as lead plaintiff if you meet certain legal
requirements. To be a member of the class action you need not take any
action at this time; you may retain counsel of your choice or take no
action and remain an absent member of the class action. If you wish
to learn more about this class action, or if you have any questions
concerning this announcement or your rights or interests with respect to
these matters, please contact Howard G. Smith, Esquire, of Law Offices
of Howard G. Smith, 3070 Bristol Pike, Suite 112, Bensalem, Pennsylvania
19020 by telephone at (215) 638-4847, toll-free at (888) 638-4847, or by
email to howardsmith@howardsmithlaw.com,
or visit our website at www.howardsmithlaw.com.

This press release may be considered Attorney Advertising in some
jurisdictions under the applicable law and ethical rules.

Contacts

Law Offices of Howard G. Smith
Howard G. Smith, Esquire
215-638-4847
888-638-4847
howardsmith@howardsmithlaw.com
www.howardsmithlaw.com

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