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Marijuana Games Company Releases 2 New Weed Video Games
Marijuana Games Company Releases 2 New Weed Video Games
12/22/2014 5:00:00 AM
MarijuanaGames.org announced the release of 2 new cannabis-themed video games this week, adding the titles Crop Defender and Too Stoned Russ to its stable of marijuana games.  Previous games produced by the US-based company were mostly parodies such as Stoned Mario and Stoned Pacman.  However, the 2 new games released by the company stray from this concept with more original …
“Family, Food and the Friars: Experience the Richness of Italian Cuisine through Cultivating, Cutting, Cooking and Consuming with Those you Love” Will Be Free to Download Tomorrow (12/22/2014)
12/21/2014 6:00:00 AM
“ Family, Food and the Friars: Experience the Richness of Italian Cuisine through Cultivating, Cutting, Cooking and Consuming with Those you Love ” Gino Barbaro guides you through the techniques of preparing fresh Italian cuisine. He draws upon his experiences from growing up in an Italian household to owning and operating an Italian restaurant for over 18 years. In this, …
Unknown Children’s Author Gets Standing Ovation from 250 Strangers Who Beg Him to Turn Poem Into Book
Unknown Children’s Author Gets Standing Ovation from 250 Strangers Who Beg Him to Turn Poem Into Book
12/19/2014 5:14:12 PM
Author Barry Solway had a seven year old niece with a problem. She had to make sure the blankets were pulled up over her feet so the monsters under the bed wouldn’t be tempted by wriggling toes. From that experience, the story-driven poem “Courtship of the Monster Under the Bed” was born. When Solway shared it, reading from his cellphone, before an audience of 250 adults …
CenturyLink recognized as a visionary in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Cloud-Enabled Managed Hosting, Asia Pacific
12/19/2014 10:31:25 AM
CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE: CTL) today announced it has been recognized by analyst firm Gartner, Inc. as a visionary in the Magic Quadrant for Cloud-Enabled Managed Hosting, Asia Pacific. Evaluation for the report was based on vendors’ completeness of vision, including market understanding, market strategy, sales strategy, business model, vertical/industry strategy, geographic …
Oil Price Drop Flat Lines Defence Spend, According to New Global Defence Budget Report from IHS
Oil Price Drop Flat Lines Defence Spend, According to New Global Defence Budget Report from IHS
12/19/2014 9:58:32 AM
Defence spending is forecast to flat-line globally over the next two years as fiscal constraints among oil producing states in the Middle East and North Africa remove a key source of growth. The new analysis, released today by IHS Inc. (NYSE: IHS), the leading global source of critical information and insight, features global, regional and country-specific forecasts for …
Marine Research Initiative, dataMares, Analyzes Data on Ocean Life with Tableau
12/18/2014 11:17:38 AM
Tableau Software, a global leader in easy-to-use, rapid-fire business analytics software, today announced that the Scripps Institute of Oceanography’s dataMares initiative is using Tableau to analyze and monitor data on marine life in the Gulf of California. The dataMares initiative collects massive amounts of data on the Gulf’s marine populations with the goal of informing …
Schneider Electric Wins 2014 Platts Global Energy Award
12/18/2014 11:13:02 AM
Schneider Electric, the global specialist in energy management, has been recognized for its efforts to conserve and manage energy consumption at more than 300 company facilities around the world.  The company was honored with a Stewardship Award at the 2014 Platts Global Energy Awards.   “Energy efficiency is in our DNA, so we are especially proud to be recognized for the …
SolarCity Expands Operations and Services to Western Massachusetts
12/18/2014 9:36:28 AM
SolarCity ® (Nasdaq: SCTY) is expanding its popular solar service to Western Massachusetts with a new operations center in Agawam. The new operations center— SolarCity’s fourth in Massachusetts—will allow the company to serve a broad area across the western part of the state. SolarCity makes it possible for many Massachusetts homeowners to go solar with no upfront cost and …
Bob Funk Named One of Top Leaders in Staffing Industry
12/17/2014 1:23:52 PM
Oklahoma businessman and entrepreneur Bob Funk has been named to the North American Staffing 100 List by Staffing Industry Analysts (SIA). This is SIA’s fourth year to publish the list of innovators and leaders who have made a difference in the staffing industry. Funk has made the list of influential people all four years. Funk is co-founder, CEO and chairman of Express …
Americans Support Red Light Cameras at Intersections, Says FindLaw.com Survey
12/17/2014 12:55:55 PM
The long arm of the law these days is often in the form of a robotic camera that captures motorists who run red lights. But the cameras are not always popular. New Jersey is scheduled to discontinue use of red light cameras on December 16, and several other cities and states are considering similar moves. Despite the controversy, a majority of Americans back the use of red …
Andy Frawley named Chief Executive Officer of Epsilon
12/17/2014 11:07:22 AM
Epsilon , an Alliance Data (NYSE: ADS) company and the global leader in creating connections between people and brands, today announced that Andy Frawley has been named Chief Executive Officer of Epsilon. Andy, who joined the company in 2009 and most recently served as President of Epsilon, has been instrumental in the business’s growth and success. He will be responsible for …
Mercer acquires Denarius, a compensation and benefits survey and information products firm in Chile
12/17/2014 10:29:42 AM
Mercer announced today that it has acquired Denarius, a leading compensation and benefits survey and information products consulting firm based in Santiago, Chile. The acquisition further strengthens Mercer’s capabilities in Chile, building upon strong relationships the firm has with multinationals and expanding Mercer’s business with Chilean-based business organizations that …
Ogilvy & Mather appoints Ben Richards to newly created role, Worldwide Chief Strategy Officer, leading business transformation
Ogilvy & Mather appoints Ben Richards to newly created role, Worldwide Chief Strategy Officer, leading business transformation
12/16/2014 11:46:44 AM
Ogilvy & Mather today named Ben Richards to the newly created role of Worldwide Chief Strategy Officer, leading business transformation. Richards, 35, will work alongside Worldwide Chairman and CEO Miles Young to lead strategy across all Ogilvy companies and offices globally to drive transformation for the network and its clients. He will also be elevated to the company’s …
US federal government lacks analytics talent to exploit big data
12/16/2014 10:13:26 AM
Despite collecting, storing and managing masses of data as they perform mission-critical activities, federal agencies fall short in turning the information into insight due to a critical workforce skills gap. That is a key finding from Government Workforce in Focus: Closing the Data and Analytics Skills Gap , a new report aimed at assessing the nature of the skills gap and …
Xulon Title Prompts Readers to Face Reality According to the Bible
12/15/2014 11:11:21 AM
Within the new book by Christian M. Gervais, Beginning Anew , ($16.99, paperback, 9781626978874; $8.99, e-book, 9781626978881) readers will be challenged to re-evaluate who they are, and how they are living—in truth or in error. The author enables his audience to understand what words mean individually, so that they can investigate and study the Bible to show …
Gartner Says the Internet of Things Will Drive Device and User Relationship Requirements in 20 Percent of New IAM Implementations by 2016
12/15/2014 9:24:40 AM
The Internet of Things (IoT) will drive device and user relationship requirements in 20 percent of new identity and access management (IAM) implementations by year-end 2016, according to Gartner, Inc. The IoT has introduced new concepts for identity management, since every device interacting with users has an identity — and users and devices can have complex, yet defined, …
Dating Factory, Private Label Dating Provider, to Host Partnership Conference at iDate Las Vegas
Dating Factory, Private Label Dating Provider, to Host Partnership Conference at iDate Las Vegas
12/15/2014 8:00:00 AM
New York, NY--Ticonderoga Ventures, Inc. announces that Dating Factory will host an exclusive partnership conference on January 20, 2015, prior to the iDate Dating Industry Conference  ( http://www.internetdatingconference.com ).   The Dating Factory partnership event is an advanced 3 hour session held specifically for operators and affiliates of company’s private label …
Texas Mediators Team Up to Offer Gender-Balanced, Effective Alternative to Litigation
Texas Mediators Team Up to Offer Gender-Balanced, Effective Alternative to Litigation
12/15/2014 6:00:00 AM
Mediation can make the difference between a peaceful, cost-effective resolution fully embraced by all parties or a contentious battle that leads to destructive and costly litigation, according to Austin Texas Mediators (ATM).  The ATM team of Barbara Allen and Felix Rippy bring a collective 50 years of experience to bear on cases ranging from divorces and personal injury to …
Debbie O’Grady, the Queen of Accountability, Releases New Book entitled The Accountability Edge
12/15/2014 4:00:00 AM
What does it mean to be accountable in your life? What were your first experiences with accountability? These questions and more are answered in a new book by Debbie O’Grady, dubbed the Queen of Accountability by her colleagues and clients. The book is called The Accountability Edge and is available online and in your local bookstore. Debbie O’Grady uses her strategies …
Hearst Corporation to Increase Equity Interest in Fitch Group to 80 Percent
12/12/2014 12:40:55 PM
Hearst Corporation announced today that it will purchase from Fimalac S.A. an additional 30 percent interest in global ratings agency Fitch Group, bringing Hearst’s equity interest to 80 percent. Fimalac will retain a 20 percent equity interest in Fitch Group. The transaction is valued at $1.965 billion. Hearst acquired its original interest in Fitch Group in March 2006 and …