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Lucky Bird Los Angeles Partners With Epic Kitchens to Open First Ghost Kitchen in Chicago on October 1st

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CHICAGO, Oct. 14, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Lucky Bird, best known for its juicy Fried Chicken Buckets and sandwiches, has partnered with Epic Kitchens to open the brand’s first ghost kitchen in Chicago on September 21. The popular chef-driven restaurant located in Los Angeles’s historic Grand Central Station will offer a diverse menu of signature fried chicken dishes, delicious sides, and beverages for locals to order through EpicKitchens.com and via third-party delivery partners including DoorDash, Uber Eats, Grubhub, Caviar, and Postmates. 

Originally founded in Downtown Los Angeles in August 2018 by Chef Chris Dane, the philosophy of Lucky Bird is good fried chicken can solve anything. Making everything from scratch, from buttermilk biscuits to homemade hot sauce, Lucky Bird does their very best to source ingredients locally to ensure the freshest and highest quality product, but most of all they believe there are not many things a bucket

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Home Improvement Financing Firm PowerPay Partners with FinMkt

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PowerPay, a provider of home improvement financing, and FinMkt, a SaaS provider of point of sale consumer finance technology, have announced a new partnership. According to FinMkt, the agreement will enable it to expand its product offering to include staged funding, 10 and 15-year terms, and loan amounts up to $100,000.

FinMkt’s platform allows homeowners to complete one application with the ability to receive and review financing offers. By partnering with multiple lenders like PowerPay, FinMkt’s platform allows homeowners to qualify for financing.

Mike Petrakis, PowerPay’s CEO, said that FinMkt’s team and tech are the best in the industry:

“We are very excited to offer PowerPay’s advanced loan products for home improvement financing via the FinFi platform so that we may reach a broader range of borrowers.”

FinMkt states that COVID has accelerated the demand for home renovations and repairs. FinMkt has adapted its technology in response

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IBM partners with White House to direct supercomputing power for coronavirus research

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IBM (IBM) partnered with the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy and the Department of Energy to create the COVID-19 High Performance Computing Consortium. The effort, which IBM started just last week, is expected to harness powerful high performance computing, or “supercomputing,” resources that will massively increase the speed and capacity of coronavirus-related research.

“How can we find new treatments? Or ultimately vaccines and a cure?” Director of IBM Research Dario Gil asked in an interview with CNN Business. “Those are the areas we’ll be looking at … We’re going to bring an unprecedented amount of computing power” to address coronavirus.

The system will harness 16 supercomputing systems from IBM, national laboratories, several universities, Amazon (AMZN), Google (GOOGL), Microsoft (MSFT) and others. Computing power will be provided via remote access to researchers whose projects are approved by the
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