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CEA Signs On as First Major Supporter of UAS Safety Campaign, “Know Before You Fly“
CEA Signs On as First Major Supporter of UAS Safety Campaign, “Know Before You Fly“
1/8/2015 9:53:02 AM
The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)® announced its support of the new UAS safety campaign, “Know Before You Fly,” today during the 2015 International CES®. The campaign provides prospective operators of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) with the information and guidance they need to fly safely and responsibly. The effort is being spearheaded by the Association for …
Duke Energy prepared for colder temperatures; offers tips to stay safe and manage energy usage
1/7/2015 5:03:58 PM
As temperatures are forecasted to dive into the single digits later this week, Duke Energy is prepared to meet its customers’ energy needs across its Ohio and Kentucky service territories. System operators are closely monitoring the electric power system and the company has an adequate supply of electricity to meet demand. The low temperatures will put higher stress on the …
Higher Salaries Among Health Care Employers’ Plans for 2015, According to CareerBuilder’s New Health Care Forecast
1/7/2015 5:03:08 PM
Adding headcount and increasing pay seem to be among many health care employers’ New Year’s resolutions this year. A new survey from CareerBuilder finds 35 percent of health care hiring managers plan to add full-time, permanent health care employees in the New Year, and 80 percent plan to raise wages for current employees, while 64 percent will offer higher starting salaries …
BMW Motorrad flagship store opens in Cape Town.
BMW Motorrad flagship store opens in Cape Town.
1/7/2015 1:20:45 PM
For more than 90 years, BMW Motorrad has created innovative products to provide novice and experienced riders with sheer riding pleasure. On 26 November 2014 BMW Motorrad, the motorcycle business of the BMW Group, opened a new BMW Motorrad concept store in Cape Town. The launch also kicked-off BMW Motorrad’s new brand positioning campaign, “MAKE LIFE A RIDE”. As part of the …
UNICEF and WFP Partner To Help Vulnerable Syrian Families In Za’atari And Azraq Camps Protect Their Children Against The Winter Cold
1/7/2015 1:14:19 PM
As Jordan braces for a winter storm in the next few days, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) in partnership with the UN World Food Programme (WFP) today launched a winter cash assistance programme to provide 41,000 vulnerable Syrian refugee children under the age of 14 in Za’atari and Azraq refugee camps with 14 Jordanian Dinars (JOD) each, to allow their families to …
Many Americans Believe They Are Leaving Money on the Table When It Comes to Their Personal Finances
1/7/2015 12:27:13 PM
Roughly half of all Americans believe they are “leaving money on the table” with their personal finances, and the majority want rewards for the transactions they already make every day, in particular for “responsible” behaviors, according to the Bank of America Preferred Rewards Consumer Study. Nearly two-thirds (64 percent) of consumers who have at least $20,000 in …
5.5 million displaced by war in first half of 2014, signalling new record – UN
5.5 million displaced by war in first half of 2014, signalling new record – UN
1/7/2015 12:00:32 PM
War across large swathes of the Middle East and Africa in the first six months of 2014 forcibly displaced some 5.5 million people, signalling yet another record, the United Nations reported today. The UN refugee agency ( UNHCR ) in its new Mid-Year Trends 2014 Report showcases that of the 5.5 million who were newly displaced, 1.4 million fled across international borders …
Tile Promotes Co-Founder Mike Farley to Chief Executive Officer
1/7/2015 11:59:58 AM
San Mateo, Calif. – (January 7, 2015) – Today Tile , the tiny wearable for the things you never want to lose, announces that co-founder Mike Farley has been promoted to CEO, with co-founder and former CEO Nick Evans assuming an advisor role with the company. Mike Farley previously served as Chief Operating Officer. Evans and Farley co-founded Tile together in 2012, and have …
DIMOCO to discuss Mobile Payments at the 2015 iDate Online Dating Convention in Las Vegas
DIMOCO to discuss Mobile Payments at the 2015 iDate Online Dating Convention in Las Vegas
1/7/2015 8:00:00 AM
 New York, NY--Ticonderoga Ventures, Inc. announces that one of Europe’s leading Direct Carrier Billing company DIMOCO http://www.dimoco.eu will present at the 40th iDate Online Dating Convention ( http://idate2015.com ).  Kolja Reiss, one of the company’s delegates, will speak on the iDate payment panel. The DIMOCO Americas CEO is a well-known payment expert and will …
fitmob Raises $5 Million in Funding To Expand Passport: The One Membership That Gives You Access to Over 400 Studios and Gyms Around the U.S.
1/6/2015 6:02:25 PM
San Francisco  - ( January 6, 2015 ) - Today  fitmob , the company offering users fitness freedom through its ‘All You Can Sweat’ Passport, is announcing $5 million in funding, $4 million of which is new money, coming from a demand-driven raise from 112 investors aimed at accelerating fitmob’s growth as it looks to expand its unlimited fitness offering, called Passport, from …
Online Casino Database KeyToCasino.com Launches Geo-Targeted Filters
1/6/2015 1:08:16 PM
Online casino database KeyToCasino.com has launched a set of new geo-targeted filters on the front page.  Now the customers may find the best online casinos based on the country where they are located, the language the most popular in the given country, and the payment system the most commonly accepted by online casinos for this country. The players may also select the …
Ooma Blocks More Than 1 Million Unwanted Callers With Its Expanded Blacklisting Capability
1/6/2015 10:24:20 AM
Ooma®, Inc., a leading smart business and home communications platform, is making a new addition to the popular blacklisting feature of its home phone service. Ooma’s new Expanded Blacklist blocks calls from more than 800,000 known robo callers and telemarketers. “We’re proud of being ranked the No. 1 home phone service in America for four years running and we’re constantly …
Telit to Help Build Awareness of Privacy and Security Across The Internet of Things
1/6/2015 10:20:47 AM
Telit Wireless Solutions , a global enabler of the Internet of the Things (IoT), today announced, that, in response to the recent rise in consumer and enterprise concerns surrounding privacy and cyber security, the company will redouble its efforts to increase awareness about how its solutions can be properly applied to maximize security and privacy in handling personal …
Nutrition Education may help prevent Breast Cancer Reoccurrence
1/6/2015 9:29:33 AM
Breast cancer is the most frequent cause of death among women worldwide, and five-year survival rates are just 58.4% in Brazil, lower than in many other regions. In a new study, however, researchers from Federal University of Santa Catarina provided Brazilian breast cancer patients with nutrition education and found it could benefit patients and may help prevent reoccurrence …
Most Consumers Encounter Challenges Using New Types of High Tech Devices, Accenture Survey Finds
1/6/2015 8:29:51 AM
Most consumers experience challenges using several new types of smart high tech devices, according to a new report from Accenture titled Engaging the Digital Consumer in the New Connected World .   Overall, 83 percent report various problems when they use new device types such as wearable fitness monitors, smart watches, smart home thermostats, in-vehicle entertainment …
Wingman Under Attack to be discussed at the January 20-22, 2015 iDate Dating Industry Expo in Las Vegas
Wingman Under Attack to be discussed at the January 20-22, 2015 iDate Dating Industry Expo in Las Vegas
1/6/2015 8:00:00 AM
New York, NY--Ticonderoga Ventures, Inc. announces that the ’wingman’ phenomena and controversy will be discussed the 40th international iDate Dating Industry Conference   ( http://www.idate2015.com ) on January 20-22, 2015 at the Tropicana Hotel in Las Vegas.   Thomas Edwards, CEO of The Professional Wingman will provide an overview on the history and evolution of the …
Privy.net to discuss the Global Asian and Asia Dating Market at the 2015 iDate Super Conference in Las Vegas
Privy.net to discuss the Global Asian and Asia Dating Market at the 2015 iDate Super Conference in Las Vegas
1/6/2015 8:00:00 AM
New York, NY--Ticonderoga Ventures, Inc. announces that Privy.net will speak at the 40th international Internet Dating Conference in Las Vegas.     During the “international dating markets” track, Stephen Liu, CEO of Privy.net will provide an overview of the Asian dating market. He will focus on mobile and online dating in particular.   The Las Vegas iDate event is on …
David A. Navazio Announces New QAPI Reporting Features
1/5/2015 4:59:18 PM
(Bristol, PA January 2015) David A. Navazio, Executive Vice President and Founder of Gentell, Inc. (www.gentell.com), a leading manufacturer of wound and skin care products, recently announced that the Gentell Fastcare wound documentation and ordering solution now includes Quality Assurance Performance Improvement (QAPI) reporting capabilities to help nursing homes meet …
UNITY™, the world’s most advanced console, is an open platform that integrates with third party apps including Google Glass
UNITY™, the world’s most advanced console, is an open platform that integrates with third party apps including Google Glass
1/5/2015 3:14:43 PM
Technogym will be showing at the CES 2015 , from January 6th to the 9th in Las Vegas at Booth 74125 at the Sands Expo, Tech West, Level 2. Technogym will be focusing on its mywellness platform and how it fully integrates into the Technogym ecosystem. Technogym’s mywellness cloud is a revolutionary new open platform that allows wellness enthusiasts to measure and aggregate …
Sleep beats healthy eating and exercise in people’s health routines
Sleep beats healthy eating and exercise in people’s health routines
1/5/2015 1:48:01 PM
GfK asked consumers around the world what activities they regularly engage in to maintain their physical health – and getting enough sleep topped eating healthy food, exercising or taking vitamins. GfK surveyed 23 countries and found that two-thirds of global consumers (66 percent) say that they regularly get enough sleep in order to maintain their physical health. This is …