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IBM, SoftBank Alliance to Bring Watson to All of Japan
IBM, SoftBank Alliance to Bring Watson to All of Japan
2/10/2015 12:07:03 PM
IBM (NYSE: IBM) and SoftBank Telecom Corp. (hereinafter “SoftBank”), a wholly owned subsidiary of SoftBank Corp (TYO: 9984) today announced a landmark global alliance to bring Watson to Japan, one of the world’s largest economies and technology markets. The alliance, which involves training Watson to understand Japanese, represents a major milestone in IBM’s efforts to …
Whitney Thore Dances Her Way Into A Season Two Of My Big Fat Fabulous Life On TLC
2/10/2015 11:51:29 AM
TLC is living large, announcing today that it has ordered 16 additional episodes of its newest hit series MY BIG FAT FABULOUS LIFE. The series, which has averaged 1.2 million P2+ viewers to date during its first season, follows self-proclaimed fat girl, Whitney Thore and her family and friends as she navigates life, love and dance in a world that judges people for their …
Black History Month Increases Interest in Self-Publishing
2/10/2015 8:32:25 AM
Washington, D.C., USA – February is Black History Month, a time when Americans turn their thoughts to the impact African-Americans have had throughout history. Unfortunately, it is impossible to know how much of the African-American experience may have been lost over the ages, as the people who knew the most about it were many times the least able to preserve it. That is no …
Metropolitan Museum’s Lunar New Year Festival to Celebrate Year of the Ram
Metropolitan Museum’s Lunar New Year Festival to Celebrate Year of the Ram
2/9/2015 3:56:29 PM
Event Date: Saturday, February 28, 2015, noon–5:00 p.m. Location: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Fifth Avenue at 82nd Street, Manhattan Social Media:  Use #metfest and tag @metmuseum on Twitter and Instagram The Metropolitan Museum of Art will hold its annual Lunar New Year festival on Saturday, February 28, from noon to 5 p.m. Featuring more than 20 fun programs …
Anton du Beke joins judging panel for The People’s Strictly for Comic Relief
Anton du Beke joins judging panel for The People’s Strictly for Comic Relief
2/9/2015 3:53:08 PM
The judges will feature in the final episode of the four-part series, when the six contestants and their professional dance partners will perform for the nation in the famous Strictly Come Dancing ballroom.  Craig Revel-Horwood, who is unable to take part in the studio show owing to prior commitments in Australia, will also feature prominently in the series. Anton du Beke …
EE British Academy Film Awards Winners Announced
EE British Academy Film Awards Winners Announced
2/9/2015 3:46:49 PM
The winners of the EE British Academy Film Awards have been announced at the ceremony hosted by Stephen Fry at the Royal Opera House, London, on Sunday 8 February 2015. Boyhood wins Best Film, Director and Supporting Actress The Grand Budapest Hotel wins five BAFTAs Three BAFTAs for The Theory of Everything: Outstanding British Film, Adapted Screenplay and …
Warner/Chappell Writers Score At Grammy Awards With Wins In Six Out Of Nine “Best Song” Categories
2/9/2015 3:41:48 PM
Warner/Chappell Music (WCM) celebrated multi-genre success at last night’s 57th Annual Grammy Awards, where the company’s songwriters won an impressive six out of the nine “Best Song” categories: Best Rock Song, Best R&B Song, Best Rap Song, Best Country Song, Best Song Written or Visual Media, and Best Contemporary Christian Music Performance/Song (full details …
LGBT Teens Who Come Out at School Have Better Self-Esteem, Study Finds
LGBT Teens Who Come Out at School Have Better Self-Esteem, Study Finds
2/9/2015 3:39:12 PM
Gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender adolescents who come out at school have higher self-esteem and lower levels of depression as young adults, compared to LGBT youth who don’t disclose their sexual orientation or gender identity at school, according to a new study led by University of Arizona researcher Stephen Russell . Published in the American Journal of …
GALAXY® Chocolate and Charity Quick Reads Reveal Research Showing 30 Minutes Reading a Week Can Improve Lives
GALAXY® Chocolate and Charity Quick Reads Reveal Research Showing 30 Minutes Reading a Week Can Improve Lives
2/9/2015 1:47:36 PM
Research released in the UK has revealed that those who read for just 30 minutes per week are 20% more likely to be satisfied with their lives. 
Commissioned by GALAXY® chocolate on behalf of Quick Reads, a charity that produces short books by well-known authors for busy people and less confident readers, the report reveals the fundamental benefits that reading for …
100,000 Jobs Mission Hires Over 200,000 Veterans
2/9/2015 10:31:37 AM
The 100,000 Jobs Mission announced today that its coalition of private companies has collectively hired more than 217,000 U.S. Military veterans through the end of 2014 and is now committed to hire another 100,000 veterans for a total of 300,000. "Four years ago, servicemembers struggled to find meaningful jobs because many employers did not fully understand how to apply …
Fujifilm Announces Alliance With Dream Photo Tours and X-Series Global Ambassadors
2/9/2015 9:00:00 AM
Valhalla, N.Y., February 9, 2015 – FUJIFILM North America Corporation today announced its alliance with the newly launched Dream Photo Tours and support of FUJIFILM X-Series Global Ambassadors, Ken Kaminesky and Elia Locardi . Dream Photo Tours is a global initiative that brings photography and world travel destinations to enthusiasts for a rare opportunity to …
How to Start an Online Business – The Fast-Track Formula for Entrepreneurs
2/8/2015 5:37:08 PM
VICTORIA, Australia February 2015 – When a small business owner takes that plunge and launches their own business, they are full of hopes and dreams and possibility. Yet it’s regularly reported 30 per cent of all small business start-ups will fail in the first two years, 50 per cent will fail in the first five years, and only 40 per cent of small businesses are profitable. …
Sunshine Coast Photographer Commits to Recognising and Celebrating Carer Support Through Community Event
2/8/2015 5:18:40 PM
QUEENSLAND, Australia February 2015 – Sunshine Coast photographer Paula Brennan “didn’t really think [her] life was any different to anyone else’s” until she started school. “For much of my younger life, we hung around families that had kids with disabilities, so I didn’t really know we were different,” Paula says. “When I got to school I began to take note though. Other …
New Ways To Relationship Manipulation; Love Spells That Work For Real
2/7/2015 9:43:45 PM
It is said that people seek to manipulate facts so to master the situations, maybe to achieve goals in emotional or loving aspects, based on their own desires. Altough many ask if it wouldn’t be better to contemplate the desires of both persons, without trying to manipulate the other person. It is a question that many people respond: “I want to be together again.” “Love …
Massive Valentine’s Day 80% Off Sale Of Popular Female Libido Supplement
Massive Valentine’s Day 80% Off Sale Of Popular Female Libido Supplement
2/7/2015 6:43:38 PM
Valentine’s Day is right around the corner and Libido Blast is offering a special savings to its customers to celebrate. From 2/7/15 through 2/15/15 (extending through the entire Valentine’s Day weekend), all new and current customers will receive a massive 80% off retail discount. Libido Blast is offering this large discount to celebrate the “Holiday of Love” by helping …
“Red Rocks, Arches and Canyons: The Best of Southern Utah” – A New Kindle Photo Book will be Offered Free By Amazon This Weekend
“Red Rocks, Arches and Canyons: The Best of Southern Utah” – A New Kindle Photo Book will be Offered Free By Amazon This Weekend
2/7/2015 9:00:00 AM
As a promotion, “ Red Rocks, Arches and Canyons: The Best of Southern Utah – A Photographic Tour ”, will be offered by Amazon free for five days beginning Saturday 7 February. Nature travel photographer, John Glass, has released this book that displays images on a Kindle at a whole new level. These photos display as a full page image on a Kindle E-reader (or Cloud Reader), a …
Mars Petcare Sustainability Approach Featured in Petfood and Animal Nutrition
Mars Petcare Sustainability Approach Featured in Petfood and Animal Nutrition
2/6/2015 9:57:59 AM
The Mars Petcare approach to sustainability has been featured in the January 2015 edition of Petfood and Animal Nutrition 2.0. Entitled ‘The Science of Sustainability’ and written by Global Sustainability Director at Mars Petcare, Isabelle Aelvoet, the piece discusses the increasing importance that Mars Petcare is placing on sustainability when selecting ingredients for its …
GM Makes Latina Style’s 50 Best Companies for Latinas
2/6/2015 9:40:03 AM
General Motors was recognized as one of the 50 Best Companies for Latinas to Work For in the United States. The LATINA Style 50 Report is considered a prestigious analysis of corporate America’s efforts toward promoting diversity and providing career advancement opportunities for Hispanic women. LATINA Style Magazine also recognized GM’s Hispanic Initiative Team (GM HIT) as …
BMW i3 REx Calculated As The Most-Fuel Efficient Car Sold In America
2/5/2015 1:43:35 PM
- Irvine, Calif. – Irvine BMW is excited to confirm, The BMW i3 REx is the most fuel-efficient car sold currently in America. Consumer Reports has just published a chart featuring the most-fuel efficient cars, calculated from equal portions of city and highway driving.  ·        ·      In comparison, the US EPA says the BMW i3 BEV has a range of 81 miles with a combined MPGe …
Windows Phone Users Get Redefined Weather Tool – The Weather Channel App for Windows Phone
2/5/2015 11:17:07 AM
A new The Weather Channel® App for Windows Phone is for true weather enthusiasts who want a full view of the weather with the expertise, technology and scale of The Weather Channel. The app’s new design and interface make it easy to use. A new social feature lets fans report your local conditions – you help improve the forecast. The app is now available from the Windows Phone …