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Tough time to tame two talking tigers: MerlinMoon
MIAMI: After seventeen months brewing in a mind full of uncertainty, insecurity and an unparalleled vision of a road less travelled, MerlinMoon has finally released his full length debut album "Iconography", a nostalgic and pure analog odyssey. Read Full Story

Randstad US study reveals disconnect between employers and employees in upskilling outlook
ATLANTA: Randstad US today announced the findings from its quarterly Randstad Workmonitor survey (Q3 2017). According to the survey data, there exists a discrepancy between employers' and employees' attitudes toward upskilling. While over 80 percent of employees feel they have a responsibility to upskill, many U.S. employers and employees are not taking action for upskilling opportunities in the workplace. Read Full Story

Petco Expands Pet Services Offerings to Include Complete Vet Care
SAN DIEGO: Addressing growing demand for convenient, affordable, one-stop pet care, Petco announced the expansion of its pet services offerings to include a full suite of in-store veterinary care and wellness services. Read Full Story

US trying to stay in Iran nuclear deal: Tillerson
Washington D.C. [USA] Oct. 16 : Asserting that it is in the interest of United States to stay in the nuclear deal Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Washington is trying to be a part of the agreement. Read Full Story

John's Incredible Pizza Company Celebrates 20 Years of Incredible Food and Fun!
RANCHO SANTA MARGARITA, Calif: John's Incredible Pizza Company is having an incredible celebration that has been 20 years in the making! To commemorate 20 years of delivering food and fun to millions of families, John's is celebrating in the month of October with free fun, prize giveaways, and more! Guests may first enjoy free fun through October 30 with 20 free Fun World credits with paid admission and coupon available on www.johnspizza.com. Admission includes John's All You Can Eat Buffet, featuring freshly prepared pizza, pasta, soup, salad, and dessert. The Anniversary offer of 20 free Fun World credits can then be used on any of John's rides, games, and attractions, including Boogie Bump bumper cars and over 100 of the hottest video games. Read Full Story

L'Oreal USA Announces 2017 For Women In Science Fellows
NEW YORK: L'Oreal USA announced today the five recipients of the 2017 For Women in Science Fellowship, which honors female scientists at a critical stage in their careers with USD 60,000 grants to advance their postdoctoral research. Read Full Story

Gale and Texas Public Libraries Deliver Program to Give Residents Access to Accredited High School Diplomas
DALLAS and HOUSTON and FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich: Five Texas libraries have partnered with Gale, a leading provider of library resources and a Cengage company, to offer the opportunity to earn an accredited high school diploma and career certificate at public libraries across the state. Read Full Story

Marijuana and Cannabis Business Becoming One of the Market's Fastest Grow Industries
PALM BEACH, Florida: Many firmly believe the notion that cannabis and legal marijuana is quickly becoming one of the market's fastest-growing industries. Read Full Story

Human Papillomavirus (HPV): Scientific Facts vs. Myths
SARASOTA, Fla: Studies found that many women are lacking basic knowledge about the HPV. One study found that "awareness about HPV among US women is low. Having heard about HPV did not ensure accurate knowledge." Read Full Story

Scientific Games Named Land-based Supplier of the Year at 2017 Global Gaming Awards
LAS VEGAS and ATLANTA: Scientific Games Corporation (NASDAQ: SGMS) ("Scientific Games" or the "Company") today announced that it has received three top honors from the 4th Annual Global Gaming Awards held at the 2017 Global Gaming Expo (G2E) in Las Vegas, including the highly-coveted "Land-based Supplier of the Year" Award. Read Full Story

Lights, Camera, Free Ride Contest Kicks Off in October
ABILENE, Texas: Paying for college is a concern for prospective students and parents alike. Hardin-Simmons University's "Lights, Camera, Free Ride" contest offers one lucky incoming student a chance to win a one-year "free ride" to HSU. Read Full Story

Comprehensive Two-Year Acting Program at The Prestigious Maggie Flanigan Studio Begins January 3
NEW YORK: Interviews are still available for the last remaining slots in the upcoming Two Year Acting Program at the Maggie Flanigan Studio. The First Year training begins on January 3, 2018 in New York City and runs until July 31, 2018. Read Full Story

ISO Finishing Plans to Double In Size With Newly Added Services
MINNEAPOLIS: ISO Finishing, one of the fastest growing surface refinement businesses in the region, is proud to announce it will be adding more than 10,000 square feet to their existing Minneapolis location in order to help meet increasing customer demands. Read Full Story

System Pavers Celebrates 25th Birthday
SANTA ANA, Calif: System Pavers, Inc., the leading company in outdoor design and installation services, is humbled to announce the celebration of its 25th year in business! Over the last quarter century, System Pavers has transformed over 65,000 outdoor living lifestyles. What began as only paver driveways, walkways and pathways has since evolved into grandiose custom designed outdoor remodels and full scale state-of-the-art design centers. Read Full Story

NetDiligence Releases Data-Driven Analysis on Cyber Claims
PHILADELPHIA: NetDiligence, a leading provider of cyber risk readiness and response services, announced today it has published its seventh annual Cyber Claims Study, a study of actual losses for data breach events covered by leading cyber liability insurance carriers. Read Full Story

The Beach Whiskey Company Continues Impressive National Expansion; Sees Growth of Nearly 300pc in Last Three Months
SANTA MONICA, Calif: The Beach Whiskey Company announced today it has secured placement with leading American retailers in the on- and off-premise that have contributed to case growth of 296 percent in the last three months over the prior three months. Read Full Story

Conference Helps Tennessee Kindergarten Teachers Meet the Diverse Needs of Today's Classrooms
MURFREESBORO, Tenn. and PETERBOROUGH, N.H: Tennessee kindergartners arrive in the classroom with different learning foundations, ability levels, and backgrounds. In an upcoming conference, SDE brings together the top kindergarten experts to explore how to meet the needs of every child and ensure they succeed. The Conference for Tennessee Kindergarten Teachers will be held November 2-3, 2017, in Franklin, TN. Read Full Story

David Yurman Announces Reopening of Expanded Boutique at Copley Place
NEW YORK: David Yurman, America's premier jewelry designer, is pleased to announce the reopening of a new and expanded boutique in Boston's luxury shopping destination, Copley Place. Read Full Story

New Podcast, Legally Insane Dives Into Crazy Legal History
LOS ANGELES: Available THIS WEEK on iTunes -- the new weekly podcast from Cascade Media -- Legally Insane. Legally Insane is a deep and comedic dive into some of the craziest and darkest parts of the legal history of this great country. It's like Mad Libs for legal history! Read Full Story

The Lifelong Care Network Launches a Blog, The Good Long Life, Covering Retirement, Insurance, Caregiving and Wellness and More
NEW YORK: The Lifelong Care Network announces the launch of its revamped website at www.lifelongcarenetwork.com and of its blog, www.thegoodlonglife.com, covering caregiving, retirement, insurance, travel, and wellness. Read Full Story

Vena Expands Popular vCommute Wallet Smartphone Combo Case for New iPhone and Galaxy Models
WOODBURY, Minn: Vena, makers of sleek, stylish, and functional mobile covers and accessories, is pleased to announce it will offer its versatile, all-in-one vCommute mobile phone case for the upcoming iPhone X as well as the newly released iPhone 8/8 Plus and Galaxy Note 8. Read Full Story

Travelling Out of the Country? Be Aware of the Rules for Re-Entry, Advises Stahl Criminal Defense Lawyers
WESTFIELD, N.J: Many Americans enjoy overseas travel but what they don't know is coming back into the country can be more difficult than they would imagine. Being a U.S. citizen doesn't protect you from searches, and sometimes seizures, by Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). Read Full Story

Advancing Business Aviation: UTC Aerospace Systems Unveils Innovative New Solutions For Biz Jet Market
LAS VEGAS: At the National Business Aviation Association's annual exhibition today, UTC Aerospace Systems, a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), unveiled a pair of innovative new solutions for the business jet market. Read Full Story

proDAD Debuts Mercalli EZ Mac - The USD 29 'Quick Fix' For Shaky, Wobbly, and Warped Drone and Action Camera Videos
SAN FRANCISCO: Aerial drone and GoPro-type action camera users who use a Mac know all too well there has not been an easy way to fix shaky, janky, and warped videos without spending serious money, but that ends. Read Full Story

'Two Shades of Vice' Captures Harsh Realities of Persistent Racism and Violence in America, Says Top Amazon Book Reviewer
KANSAS CITY, Mo: Two Shades of Vice: Based on the true story of an interracial couple's life together in crime, details the hardened criminal life of Dewey's black mother and white father during the turbulent sixties. Based upon information from police reports, criminal rap sheets, and eyewitness accounts, many chapters explain how they lived dangerously on the edge by flaunting their interracial union and illicit lifestyle before a racist white society. Read Full Story

Harvest Energy Solutions Testifies before U.S. Senate Agriculture Committee on Energy Issues in the Farm Bill
JACKSON, Mich: Mark Olinyk, President of Michigan EIBC member company Harvest Energy Solutions, testified in favor of the Rural Energy for America Program (REAP) in the 2018 Farm Bill before the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry. Read Full Story

Transparency-One and Microsoft announce blockchain service for supply chain transparency
BOSTON: Transparency-One, the source to store supply chain transparency solution, today announced it has partnered with Microsoft to provide blockchain capabilities for its platform. Transparency-One customers have the option to add an additional layer of security to their data by storing critical supply chain information, captured in Transparency-One, in Microsoft Azure's Blockchain Services. Read Full Story

Zentera Systems Wins CyberSecurity Breakthrough Award 2017
SAN JOSE, Calif: Zentera Systems, Inc., the leader in security and connectivity for workloads in hybrid computing environments, today announced that it has been selected as the winner of the CyberSecurity Breakthrough Award 2017 in the IaaS Security Solution of the Year category. Read Full Story

Partnership for Drug-Free Kids and TASC Launch Online Learning Tool in Arizona
NEW YORK: Partnership for Drug-Free Kids, a nonprofit committed to helping families struggling with their son or daughter's substance use, has partnered with the Treatment Assessment Screening Center (TASC) of Arizona to launch a new, online learning tool that will help address the opioid epidemic in the state. Read Full Story

Virginia State University remains on lockdown after 'isolated' shooting; one injured
Petersburg (Virginia) [U.S.A.], October 15 : The Virginia State University remains on lockdown after a reported shooting on the campus that authorities have said was an isolated incident. Read Full Story

Intersil Unveils First USB-C Buck-Boost Voltage Regulator
MILPITAS, Calif: Intersil, a subsidiary of Renesas Electronics Corporation (TSE: 6723), today announced the industry's first buck-boost voltage regulator for tablets, ultrabooks, power banks, and other mobile devices using the reversible USB Type-C connector. Read Full Story

Say Goodbye to Frizz with the Launch of Lubricity Labs
BATON ROUGE, La: With new packaging, branding, and a completely renovated e-commerce site, Behrman Communications is pleased to announce the launch of Lubricity Labs, a revolutionary anti-frizz, salon-quality smoothing treatment and product collection, made without toxic chemicals, that is safe and easy enough to use at home. Read Full Story

Insta-Granma, Baddie Winkle, Announces Ultimate Bad Ass Bucket List Trip
DALLAS: Baddie Winkle and Hotels.com announce that the Instagram superstar will be heading to New York City, Dallas and The Grand Canyon as she kicks off her #BadAssBucketList tour of North America, Brazil and Europe. Read Full Story

Sugarmade Debuts BudLife Prototypes - World's First and Only Patented Storage for Preserving Cannabis Flowers
CITY OF INDUSTRY, California: Sugarmade, Inc. (OTCQB: SGMD) and Plantation Corp., today unveil the prototype design for BudLife, a unique patent protected device for the long-term storage of cannabis. Read Full Story

Fluke Networks Opens LinkWare Live Platform to Developers, Introduces LinkWare Live Affiliate Program
EVERETT, Washington: Fluke Networks introduced the LinkWare Live Affiliates program, inviting companies and developers to create services and products integrated with the LinkWare Live cloud platform that will benefit and better serve contactors and cabling installers. Read Full Story

JetSuite Adds Phenom 300s To Its Light Jet Fleet
LAS VEGAS and IRVINE: JetSuite, Inc., one of the nation's leading private aviation companies, announced today at NBAA's Business Conference and Exhibition that it has expanded its fleet with the first two of several Embraer Phenom 300s. The company took delivery of its first Phenom 300s in late September and early October, and expects to begin flying this extremely popular aircraft as part of its charter service later in October. Read Full Story

Rokt Amps Up Growth with New Chief Revenue Officer
NEW YORK: Rokt, the global leader in e-commerce marketing technology today announced Nick Flynn as its new Chief Revenue Officer. Flynn is charged with building added capabilities into our client service teams to carry Rokt's revenue momentum to the next level. Read Full Story

BVAccel Bolsters Ecommerce Partner Position With Acquisition Of Rocket Code, Naming Jonathan Poma Its New Chief Executive
SAN DIEGO: BVAccel, a disruptive eCommerce strategy and implementation agency serving high-growth brands including MVMT, Red Bull, Ivory Ella, Kopari Beauty and Boll and Branch announced today it has signed an agreement to acquire Columbus, Ohio-based Rocket Code, a leader in eCommerce software and eCommerce web solutions. Read Full Story

Pizza Hut 'Cracks The Code' With New System That Will Deliver Pizzas Up To 15 Degrees Hotter
PLANO, Texas: What do space blankets, winter jackets and home insulation have in common? The material from all three are now used to keep a Pizza Hut pizza hotter than ever as part of the pizza company's all-new oven hot delivery system. Read Full Story

ViaSat Makes In-Flight Internet Service Effortless for Globetrotting Business Jets
LAS VEGAS: (NBAA-Business Aviation Convention and Exhibition - Booth # C7818) -- With the ViaSat-2 service launch set for 2018, ViaSat Inc. (NASDAQ: VSAT), a global broadband services and technology company, is bringing in-flight connectivity solutions to market today that will help large cabin business jets easily transition to what is expected to be the fastest in-cabin internet service, with the most available data. Read Full Story

Expo Logic Launches 'fielddrive' Suite of Event Services, Global Partner Network
PHILADELPHIA: Expo Logic, a global, full-service event and trade show registration company, has just launched a new suite of event services called fielddrive (www.expologic.com/fielddrive). Read Full Story

ofo, world's largest station-free bike-sharing company, expands in the United States
WASHINGTON: ofo, the world's first and largest station-free bike sharing company, announces its launch in Washington, D.C.. Read Full Story

Boston Biomedical Announces Orphan Drug Designation by FDA for Investigational WT1 Cancer Peptide Vaccine DSP-7888 in Brain Cancer
CAMBRIDGE, Mass: Boston Biomedical, Inc., an industry leader in the development of next-generation cancer therapeutics, today announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted Orphan Drug Designation (ODD) for DSP-7888, an investigational cancer peptide vaccine, for the treatment of brain cancer. This is the second ODD for DSP-7888 this year. The first was granted in June 2017 for myelodysplastic syndrome. Read Full Story

ServiceAide Announces Release of White Glove Service
SAN JOSE, Calif: ServiceAide, Inc., a global provider of service management solutions, introduces "White Glove Service" in order to elevate companies from underperforming help desk implementations to a top tier Service Desk painlessly. Read Full Story

Zillow Group Launches New Data Dashboard of Real-Time Consumer, Economic Insights for Rental Industry
SEATTLE: Zillow Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: Z and ZG), which houses a portfolio of the largest and most vibrant real estate and home-related brands on mobile and Web, announced the beta launch of Rental InformTM at its third annual Multifamily Forum in Miami, Fla. Read Full Story

Slash system power usage with TI's new fully integrated switch and sensor monitors
DALLAS: Texas Instruments (TI) (NASDAQ: TXN) today introduced two multi-switch detection interface (MSDI) devices that consume up to 98 percent less system power than conventional discrete solutions. The TIC12400 and TIC12400-Q1 are the first switch and sensor monitors that directly interface with resistor-coded switches. Read Full Story

Henry Schein Completes Acquisition Of Merritt Veterinary Supplies
MELVILLE, N.Y: Henry Schein, Inc. (Nasdaq: HSIC), the world's largest provider of health care products and services to office-based dental, animal health, and medical practitioners, announced today the completion of its acquisition of Merritt Veterinary Supplies, an independent, family-owned supplier of animal health products. Read Full Story

New Partnership Focuses on Including Children with Disabilities
SAN DIEGO: Kids Included Together (KIT) commemorated the start of Disability Awareness Month this October by announcing a new national partnership with Boys and Girls Clubs of America to open more opportunities for children with disabilities and other complex needs. Read Full Story

Maximize Holiday Cheer with Seasonal Deal from Residence Inn New Orleans Covington/North Shore
COVINGTON, La: It's the most wonderful time of the year for savings at Residence Inn New Orleans Covington/North Shore. Read Full Story

Best Dallas Moving Company 2017 Consumers' Choice Award Goes to North Dallas Moving and Storage
DALLAS: The results from the 2017 VoteDFW.com campaign are in, and North Dallas Moving and Storage (NDMS) has once again been honored with a Consumer's Choice Award for best residential movers in Dallas-Fort Worth. This is the fourth consecutive year Carrollton-based NDMS has been hailed as the premier Dallas moving company by metroplex residents in the annual competition. Read Full Story

Banana Bay Resort and Marina in Marathon, Florida is Open for Business
MARATHON, Fla: Located along the Atlantic Ocean, Banana Bay Resort and Marina is a true vacation escape in a driving distance from Miami. The resort extends over 10-acres in a lush tropical setting in Marathon, the Florida Keys at Mile Marker 45.9. Read Full Story

lobbyTV Launches Digital Signage Partner Program for ITSPs and Marketing Firms
FORT WORTH, Texas: lobbyTV, a technology company headquartered in Fort Worth, TX today announced the launch of a partner program with an exclusive feature set and flexible partner-oriented pricing. As an introductory incentive, lobbyTV is offering extremely attractive partner terms that can be customized to each business' needs. Read Full Story

Gold's Gym Delivers An Audio Fitness Experience Anytime, Anywhere With New GOLD'S AMP App
DALLAS: Gold's Gym, the world's trusted fitness authority, introduces GOLD'S AMPTM, a new digital personal training app that provides a motivating and results-driven workout experience anytime, anywhere. Read Full Story

Keep Your Water Flowing When the Lights Go Out
POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y: Well-water pumps operate on electricity, and they will shut down in the event of a power failure. Fortunately, T. Webber Plumbing, Heating and Air Conditioning is offering advice to well-water home owners on backup systems that can keep the water flowing in a well-water home if inclement weather causes a power outage. Read Full Story

These Cities Are Experiencing the Most Rapid Wage Growth in the US
LOS ANGELES: Metro areas in the midwestern and western regions of the U.S. are experiencing the most rapid wage growth, while metro areas in the southern and eastern regions are growing more slowly or declining, a new study by personal finance website GOBankingRates found. Read Full Story

Artificial Intelligence is Fueling the Customer Experience Strategies of the World's Top Brands
SAN FRANCISCO: A global survey of more than 550 senior executives across 30 countries and territories reports that 91 percent of "iconic" companies - those that maintain both the highest levels of customer experience (CX) satisfaction and have world-leading brand recognition - deploy Artificial Intelligence (AI) solutions to increase customer satisfaction, compared to 42 percent of companies in their fields overall. Read Full Story

Cipher Pharmaceuticals Comments on Supply Chain Impact from Hurricane Maria
MISSISSAUGA, ON: Cipher Pharmaceuticals Inc. (TSX:CPH) ("Cipher" or "the Company") today commented on the impact from Hurricane Maria to its manufacturing partner's facilities in Puerto Rico. Galephar Pharmaceutical Research ("Galephar") operates two manufacturing facilities in Puerto Rico. Read Full Story

U.S. Air Force Declares First Lockheed Martin GPS III Satellite "Available for Launch
DENVER: Ushering in a new era of advanced Global Positioning System (GPS) technology, the U.S. Air Force declared the first Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT)-built GPS III satellite "Available for Launch." Read Full Story

Mountain Dew and Doritos team up with Xbox to give away an Xbox One X every hour
MISSISSAUGA, ON: MTN DEW and DORITOS are teaming up with Xbox to bring Canadian fans the next level of gaming. The "Win Every Hour" contest gives fans the chance to win one of over 1,000 Xbox One X consoles. Launching on November 7, Xbox One X is the world's most powerful console and is considered one of the most anticipated gaming consoles of the decade. Read Full Story

Atlanta Falcons, Mohamed Sanu Congratulates CEO and Business Solutions Expert Stacey Scott at JuriSecure's Launch
ATLANTA: After five years in the making, JuriSecure, a complete and secure solution for small to mid-size law practices made its public debut and Atlanta Falcons, Mohamed Sanu was amongst the first to congratulate CEO and Business Solutions expert Stacey Scott at the launch of JuriSecure. Read Full Story

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