BANGKOK: Sansiri Public Company Limited aims beyond real estate development by investing USUSD 80 million (HKD 650 million/ SGD 110 million) in six leading global technology and lifestyle businesses in a bold move to expand its holdings and create a collaborative, multi-disciplinary portfolio.
AUSTIN, Texas: Mobile Loaves and Fishes (MLF), widely known throughout Central Texas for its compassionate service to the area's homeless community, today rolled out its ambitious "10-Year Plan to Mitigate Homelessness in Austin" before a gathering of city leaders and influencers.
CAMBRIDGE, Mass: The Lincoln Institute of Land Policy has launched the Consortium for Scenario Planning, an initiative to bring together urban planners, software developers, researchers, and others from the public, private, academic, and nonprofit sectors to build capacity for better land use and transportation planning.
TORONTO: According to Larry Hutchinson, President and CEO of Toyota Canada Inc. (TCI), the autonomous vehicle is a great opportunity for the automotive industry and will change society as we know it. Just don't expect it to happen tomorrow.
MADISON, Wis: Alongside team members, community partners and city officials, Exact Sciences chairman and CEO Kevin Conroy announced the company will build additional laboratory facilities at 650 Forward Drive on the City of Madison's near west side.
CINCINNATI: The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) today announced its cloud computing portfolio is expanding with Google Cloud Platform (GCP).
SAN FRANCISCO: Farmstead, the new AI-powered digital micro-grocer that sources and delivers fresh food from farm-to-fridge in 60 minutes, today announced a new partnership with on-demand logistics provider Postmates to offer fast, convenient grocery delivery within 30 minutes throughout San Francisco.
BOULDER, Colo: ONE Brands, the maker of ONE Bars, boasting 20 grams of protein and only ONE gram of sugar, announces its newest decadent bar flavor: Peanut Butter Chocolate Cake. Now available at specialty retailers and online, the new addition joins an already robust line of mouthwatering protein bars including Birthday Cake, Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough, Almond Bliss and Maple Glazed Doughnut.
ATLANTA: Georgia Power and the world-renowned Ron Clark Academy in Atlanta continue to provide new skills and training for Georgia educators through the annual PowerED Fellows program.
TAMPA, Fla: Women in Pensions Network (WiPN), founded in 2009 by a group of industry leaders seeking to create a forum for women in the pension industry to network and cultivate professional and personal growth, is pleased to announce its new Tampa metro chapter.
ATLANTA: Georgia Power announced today the latest milestone at the Vogtle nuclear expansion project - the recent placement of the CA02 module for Unit 4. Weighing 52 tons, the CA02 is a critical component and part of the In-Containment Refueling Water Storage Tank (IRWST).
NEW YORK: Reproductive Medicine Associates of New York (RMA of NY, www.rmany.com), a fertility center based in Manhattan, presents findings from their research study exploring fertility treatments outcomes of same-sex female couples, single women, and infertile heterosexual couples.
CHARLOTTE, N.C: LendingTree, the nation's leading online loan marketplace, has released the findings of its study on which places have the most consumers with signs of being maxed-out with their credit cards.
NEW YORK: Flying Tiger Copenhagen announces that it will open a 1,700-square foot store in Jersey City's Newport Centre. The new store, offering its renowned mix of fun shopping and quirky, award-winning Danish design, will have a grand opening on November 10th.
NIAGARA FALLS, ON: The best of the best in Ontario tourism were celebrated at the annual Ontario Tourism Awards of Excellence Gala on Tuesday, November 7th at the Scotiabank Convention Centre in Niagara Falls. The Ontario Tourism Awards of Excellence recognize tourism industry successes by honouring organizations and individuals who have made significant contributions to tourism in the province.
BOSTON: Business strategist and historian Paul G. Clifford's book "The China Paradox", which has just been published by De|G Press, explains the reasons and the motives for change that have led to the dramatic economic rise of China and how dealing with China requires both care and insight as the country and the ruling Chinese Communist Party shrewdly leverage their tremendous size.
SHANGHAI: Sherwin-Williams Packaging Coatings announced that it will implement a price increase in China to offset significant rises in raw material costs. The price increase will be in the range of 15pc - 20pc and is effective as of November 1, 2017, or as contracts and agreements allow.
BOCA RATON, Fla: Cendyn, the leading CRM and sales platform in the hospitality industry, has appointed Jill Cully as the Vice President of Sales for the Americas.
RESTON, Va: The following is by Brian Peters, Vice President - Facility Product Management, GTL:
OTTAWA: Members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Organized Crime Enforcement Bureau (OCEB) have shut down an illegal weapons and drug operation in the Ottawa area.
SAN JOSE, Calif: Mota Group's LILY division today gave people interested in buying a drone more reasons than ever to make the purchase. LILY added a sixth payment option, Amazon Pay, to its check out page and debuted a video giving prospective buyers a thrilling look at the capabilities of the new Lily Next-Gen drone.
PORTLAND, Ore: 'Tis the season to smell absolutely incredible. Schmidt's Naturals, the lifestyle brand leading the charge to change the way people think about natural, is committed to keeping underarms fresh during the hustle and bustle of the holidays with its limited-edition Holiday Collection.
SOUTHFIELD, Mich: Federal-Mogul Motorparts' industry-leading MOOG Steering and Suspension brand has once again been recognized for its premium-quality products.
NEW YORK: MISSION, the leading performance apparel and accessories brand with a singular focus on temperature control technologies and Dwyane Wade, three-time NBA champion and one of the league's most stylish players, have collaborated to create the MISSION x Wade Collection. Tech-infused and designed by Wade and his team, the limited-edition capsule provides an elevated approach to compression wear.
GATINEAU, QC: Younger generations need help to develop skills that will allow them to navigate the ever complex digital environment safely and responsibly, say Canada's privacy guardians.
CHICAGO: You throw a perfectly cooked sizzling steak on your dining room table. Then you step away for a bottle of wine. As you head towards the cellar, you pause and look at your dog. You wag your finger and say, "Buster, do not eat this steak!" Buster looks back at you hungrily, eying your juicy hunk of sirloin.
PHILADELPHIA: Brandywine Realty Trust, in partnership with Drexel University, broke ground today on Phase I construction of the mixed-use, master-planned Schuylkill Yards development in University City.
THORNHILL, ON: With temperatures now dipping below 7°C and snow in the forecast in some parts of the province, CAA South Central Ontario (CAA SCO) is reminding motorists that the time has come to install winter tires and prepare for winter driving.
LISBON, Portugal: Flipboard rolls out a significant update to its French edition, giving its audience in France new ways to personalize the content they see on Flipboard. This represents the first localization of Flipboard's AI-driven Topics Engine; additional languages will follow in the coming year.
PITTSBURGH: InventHelp introduces "FanBladeCleaner", a highly effective microfiber sleeve that removes dirt and grime from the surface of ceiling fan blades. Slip it on. Slide it off. No mess!
NASHVILLE, Tenn: With customer loyalty now being recognized as the key to business success, brands who excel in the effort were honored on Tuesday night at the Loyalty360 Customer Awards during the inaugural Customer Expo in Nashville, Tenn.
CLEVELAND: Worldwide demand for 3D printers is projected to expand at a 24pc annual pace to USD 5.4 billion in 2021. Demand for printers on a region-by-region basis largely follows the overall 3D printing market.
NEW YORK: The Ezra Jack Keats Foundation and the de Grummond Children's Literature Collection at The University of Southern Mississippi announced today that the Ezra Jack Keats Book Award has tripled the winners' prizes, to USD 3,000.
WASHINGTON: The dietary supplement industry's leading trade associations and the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) today joined in support of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) recent actions to protect consumers from body-building products containing Selective Androgen Receptor Modulators (SARMs) illegally marketed as dietary supplements.
COLUMBUS, Ohio: With more than two decades of experience supporting clients across Ohio, Burns and McDonnell is expanding with the establishment of an office in Columbus, Ohio.
BOCA RATON, Fla: Lynn University has been selected as an Apple Distinguished School for 2017-2019 for its iPad-powered learning program. This marks the third consecutive time that Lynn has been named as a Distinguished School for continuous innovation in learning, teaching and its environment and for showing documented results of academic accomplishment.
WASHINGTON: Josh Norman and his Starz 24 foundation, in partnership with Boys and Girls Clubs of America, are spearheading a campaign to benefit the thousands of youth impacted by Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico.
SAN MATEO, Calif: Apttus, the global leader in Quote-to-Cash and Contract Lifecycle Management solutions utilizing artificial intelligence, today unveiled results from a study commissioned with Harvard Business Review Analytics Services.
DETROIT: The North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) announced today that online media registration is now open for Press Preview for the upcoming 2018 auto show, Jan. 14-16 at Cobo Center in Detroit.
BUCHAREST, Romania: Bitdefender, a leading global cybersecurity technology company protecting 500 million users worldwide, today announced a collaboration with Microsoft Corp. to provide security for enterprises seeking additional threat protection for its Mac devices and Linux endpoints.
TORONTO: Most Canadians aren't sure they feel sympathy for people with lung cancer, another signal that the country's most deadly cancer continues to be misunderstood. This is one of the highlights as part of this year's Lung Cancer Awareness Month activities and the launch of the fourth annual Faces of Lung Cancer Report released today, by Lung Cancer Canada.
SAN FRANCISCO: Enview, a provider of 3D geospatial data analytics, today announced that it has raised a USD 6 million Series A round of financing led by Crosslink Capital. Lemnos, Promus Ventures, and Skype co-founder Toivo Annus also participated in the round. Matt Bigge, Partner, Crosslink Capital and Helen Boniske, Partner, Lemnos joined Enview's Board of Directors.
MIAMI: Wynwood Walls, the famed epicenter of the Wynwood Arts District renowned for its exceptional and continually evolving collection of curated street art, has announced its theme of "humanKIND" for Art Basel Miami Art Week. Goldman Properties will be unveiling 12 new murals on its iconic walls aligning with sculptural installations tied to "humankind."
AUSTIN, Texas: Grocery Pup, an Austin-based dog food company, offers a new and convenient way to feed your pup some seriously tasty eats.
ANN ARBOR, Mich: Researchers at global public health organization NSF International, Harvard Medical School, the United States Department of Defense and the National Institute for Public Health and the Environment in the Netherlands (RIVM) recently identified four unapproved, DMAA-like stimulants in six over-the-counter weight-loss and pre-workout products currently available online.
TORONTO: Building on the success of the 2016 conference in, Social Media Week returns to Toronto bringing the industry's best and brightest together to discuss the latest trends while showcasing the city's cutting-edge work and leading talent.
COSTALEGRE, Mexico: Recently named one of the "Top Resorts in Mexico 2017" and "Top 100 Hideaways in the World 2017," Las Alamandas offers elite travelers a Christmas and New Year's escape like no other. So if you are undecided about your Christmas and New Year's getaway, book now before the rooms are gone!
MONTRÉAL: The Port of Montreal welcomed 114,517 passengers and crew members during the 2017 cruise season, up 33pc compared to 2016. In all, some 21 ships representing 16 international cruise lines moored 52 times at the newly renovated T1 Terminal located at the Alexandra Pier in Old Montreal and at Terminal T3 located east of Jacques-Cartier Bridge. This season also saw 16 domestic cruises operating between Montreal and the Magdalen Islands.
KINGSTON, N.Y: Loud-Hailer, an innovator in hyperlocal digital communications, is pleased to announce the launch of their Connected City solution, a non-beacon based Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) proximity discovery and engagement solution for cities.
KINGSTON, Ontario: Pita Pit Canada, the fresh thinking brand challenging consumers across Canada to Refuse to Settle for an inferior QSR dining experience, has been honored with a silver trophy award by QSR Magazine and the Foodservice Packaging Institute (FPI) for its new environmentally friendly food packaging materials.
SEATTLE: Kirio Inc. announced it has partnered with buildSOUND, LLC, a builder of new homes in the Seattle area, to unveil the smartest new home available on the market.
LAKE FOREST, Calif: Schneider Electric, the leader in digital transformation of energy management and automation, recognized six customers for outstanding achievement of digital transformation strategy, workforce empowerment and business value with Schneider Electric's Industrial Software Platform. These awards were presented at the company's Innovation Summit: Software Conference 2017, held in San Antonio, Texas.
SHELTON, Conn: A milestone 50,000 people are now getting rewarded for their recycling through loyalty program TOMRA Makes Change. Launched in September 2016 by TOMRA, the leading provider of reverse vending solutions, the program incentivizes people to return their bottles and cans.
LONDON: New kid on the block Free From Fellows is the latest creation from Bravura Foods - a colourful fun line up of six products: Gummy Bears, Cola Bottles Midget Gems and new additions - Pear Drops, Rhubarb and Custard and Cola/ Strawberry lollipops.
MONTRÉAL: Videotron launched its own mobile network in September 2010. Today, the Quebec-based telecom provider has 1 million residential and business subscriber connections to its mobile telephone service.
DALLAS: Baylor University, the oldest continually operating University in Texas, has selected independent Johnson and Sekin, one of Dallas' most awarded and talked-about advertising agencies, as its new advertising agency of record.
WHITE PLAINS, N.Y: New research from PharmacyChecker.com, an online pharmacy verification and drug price comparison company launched in 2003, has found that the majority of medications sold at local U.S. pharmacies are manufactured abroad and are then sold in the United States with a much higher price tag.
BOSTON: Canadian and U.S. clean technology start-ups will have greater opportunities to collaborate and innovate on both sides of the border.
NEW YORK: A new poll shows that New York residents overwhelmingly want to be able to choose their energy supplier, choose clean energy and want more renewable energy in New York's power system.
CHICAGO: United Airlines (UAL) today announced the appointment of Janet Lamkin as president, California. She comes to United from Bank of America, where she most recently served as president, California.