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Nation's Top CTE, Concussion Experts to Convene at Boston Precision Health Summit
BOSTON and CAMBRIDGE, Mass: Biotech entrepreneur Kevin Hrusovsky will moderate an expert keynote panel discussion on brain health, including a deep dive into CTE and Concussions on Tuesday, October 24th, day one of Powering Precision Health 2017. Read Full Story

Georgia Natural Gas Launches New Refer a Friend Program
ATLANTA: Georgia Natural Gas (GNG) is pleased to announce the launch of its Refer a Friend program, which encourages current GNG customers to invite their friends to become GNG customers. In return, both the customer and their friend referral can earn a USD 50 bill credit. Read Full Story

Ibotta Reveals Best and Worst Places to Trick or Treat, Best Day to Buy Candy
DENVER: Ibotta, the single starting point for rewarded shopping on mobile, and the most popular shopping app for earning cash back on groceries, clothing, beauty products and more, examined candy purchases across all 50 states in the lead-up to Halloween for the past two years, and found that children in the Pacific Northwest may be in for a real treat this year. Read Full Story

Google Tops The First-Ever Dice List Of Ideal Employers For Tech Professionals
NEW YORK: Google is the preferred employer among tech professionals in the United States, ranking first place in the inaugural Dice Ideal Employer report. Amazon, Microsoft, Apple, and Facebook complete the Dice Ideal Employer top five. Read Full Story

Collaboration to Combat HPV-related Throat Cancers Ahead of ADA 2017
CHICAGO: In continuation of a novel collaboration to improve patient outcomes related to oral and oropharyngeal cancer, the American Dental Association (ADA) and The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center are joining forces to host a symposium, "Working Together Against Oropharyngeal Cancer," on Wednesday, October 18 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET, immediately preceding ADA 2017 - America's Dental Meeting. Read Full Story

Screenvision Media And KAOS Connect Team Up With SPEAKproductions To Bring New Musical Film, HELLO AGAIN To Cinemas Nationwide
NEW YORK: Screenvision Media, a national leader in cinema advertising, in association with KAOS Connect and SPEAKproductions, announced today that it will bring HELLO AGAIN, the highly anticipated film adaptation of Michael John LaChiusa's Off-Broadway musical, to movie theaters across the country for a limited engagement starting November 8. Theater information and tickets are available at www.helloagainmovietix.com. Read Full Story

Sun Basket Announces Weekly Recipes with the American Heart Association's Heart-Check Certification
SAN FRANCISCO: In light of World Obesity Day (Oct. 11), Sun Basket, a rapidly growing healthy meal kit service delivering high-quality, organic and sustainable ingredients, as well as delicious, easy-to-make recipes weekly to your door, announced that they are now developing weekly recipes that meet the American Heart Association's Heart-Check guidelines for a heart-healthy diet. Read Full Story

Chick Or Treat? KFC Cooks Up Vintage-Inspired Colonel Sanders Costumes And Trick-or-Treat Buckets For Halloween
LOUISVILLE, Ky: This Halloween Kentucky Fried Chicken has cooked up vintage-inspired Colonel Sanders Halloween costumes and limited-edition trick-or-treat buckets, so KFC fans can spend October 31 indulging in the spirited tradition of trick-or-treating, dressed as the world's greatest chicken salesman. Read Full Story

Georgetown University Introduces Two Professional Master's Degrees in Higher Education
WASHINGTON: Georgetown University's School of Continuing Studies recently expanded its graduate degree offerings to include the higher education sector. Read Full Story

New S Appearance Package Offers Sporty Look for 2018 Chrysler Pacifica
AUBURN HILLS, Mich: The award-winning Chrysler Pacifica is now available with a new attitude, courtesy of the S Appearance Package. With the S Appearance Package, the 2018 Pacifica gets a sporty look featuring black accents inside and out. Read Full Story

Introducing Angry Orchard Pear: A New Hard Cider Crafted with Apples and Pears
WALDEN, N.Y: Angry Orchard, America's leading cider maker1, today announced the release of Angry Orchard Pear, a delicately crafted fruit cider made with apples and pears. The cider makers at Angry Orchard are passionate about high-quality ingredients and exploring innovative techniques to create unique and interesting styles. Read Full Story

Selas Linde North America to present at the AFPM Environmental Conference
DENVER: Selas Linde North America, a division of Linde Engineering North America Inc. announced that it will present at the AFPM Environmental Conference, to be held October 15-17. The program will focus on regulatory and policy issues at the plant level. Read Full Story

Crazy Bandit Finish Leads to Rude Win at Florence
BLOOMING PRAIRIE, Minn: Minimizer's Bandit Big Rig Series has had some amazing finishes this season, but Saturday's at Florence Motor Speedway might just be the craziest yet. Read Full Story

New Force Field Cloak - Turning Fear of the Dark, into Fun in the Dark
MINNEAPOLIS: The Glow Company of Minneapolis, MN Force Field Cloak became a Kickstarter.com sensation surpassing its goal of USD 25,000, by 967pc resulting in USD 241,681 in pre-orders, all within the first month of sales. To continue accepting pre-orders the company transitioned its campaign to Indiegogo InDemand. Read Full Story

New Interactive Map Reveals the 10 Most Dangerous Streets in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania
JENKINTOWN, Pa: In Pennsylvania, 1 out of every 43 people was involved in a traffic accident last year, according to PennDOT. In an effort to promote safe driving and bring awareness to streets notorious for accidents and fatalities in their community, Solnick and Associates, LLC has released a new interactive traffic report. Read Full Story

New Laws Will Affect Employees in 2018: Leave, Equal Pay, Reasonable Accommodations, and More
NEW PROVIDENCE, N.J: One of the most common employee handbook mistakes is not updating it each year, says Beth Zoller, JD, XpertHR Legal Editor and author of a new whitepaper on how to update your employee handbook for 2018. Read Full Story

UST Global Wins 'Employer of the Year' Stevie Gold Award
ALISO VIEJO, California: UST Global, a leading digital technology services company headquartered in California has won the prestigious Stevie Gold Award for 'Employer of the Year' (computer services) in the Stevie Awards for Great Employers competition. Read Full Story

The PhD Project Announces 2017 Inductees to Hall of Fame
MONTVALE, N.J: The PhD Project, an award-winning program to increase diversity in management, announced the 2017 inductees into its PhD Project Hall of Fame. Read Full Story

Umami Burger And Impossible Foods Collaborate With Jaden Smith For New Limited Time Mashup
LOS ANGELES: Since May 2017, Umami Burger, the unparalleled premium burger restaurant, has introduced the famed meatless 'Impossible Burger' to over 20 US locations coast-to-coast in partnership with Impossible Foods. Read Full Story

Commvault Announces More than 150 Speaking Sessions at Commvault GO 2017
TINTON FALLS, N.J: Commvault (NASDAQ: CVLT), a global leader in enterprise backup, recovery, archive and the cloud, today announced more than 150 speaking sessions on data management, protection and activation at Commvault GO 2017, its second annual customer conference, to be held Nov. 6-8, 2017 in Washington D.C. Read Full Story

Trump celebrates Diwali, lights diya at White House
Washington D.C. [United States], October 18 : United States President Donald Trump celebrated the Hindu festival of lights- Diwali at the White House with Indian Americans on Tuesday. Read Full Story

CenturyLink cybersecurity experts go on the road to champion National Cyber Security Awareness Month
MONROE, La: CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE: CTL) today announced its ongoing support of National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM) as a champion-level sponsor. Read Full Story

Henry Schein Donates More Than USD 18,000 In Dental Supplies To The Growing Smiles Foundation
MELVILLE, N.Y: Henry Schein, Inc. (Nasdaq: HSIC) today announced that it donated more than USD 18,000 in dental supplies and equipment to the Growing Smiles Foundation in support of its recent annual mission to provide comprehensive oral health treatment to underserved children living in Peru. The donation is an initiative of Henry Schein Cares, the company's global corporate social responsibility program. Read Full Story

SunPower Completes 8.79-Megawatt Solar Project at Toyota Motor North America
SAN JOSE, Calif: In under six months, SunPower (NASDAQ:SPWR) completed the installation of a Texas-sized, 8.79-megawatt solar system spanning across four parking garages at Toyota Motor North America's new 100-acre headquarters in Plano, Texas. SunPower was also responsible for the original design of the solar system. Read Full Story

Lipton Goes Organic With Black Tea Launch
ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J: Lipton is delivering smooth, rich flavor as well as affordability with the introduction of new Lipton Organic Black Tea. Read Full Story

Brilliant Raises USD 21 Million Series A To Bring Smart Home Automation To Everyone
SAN MATEO, Calif: Brilliant, the company that created the Brilliant Control to give consumers voice and touch control over lighting, music, climate, and other smart home products, today announced it raised a USD 21 million Series A, led byAugust Capital. Read Full Story

New Research Shows Technical Content, Web Presence Vastly Influence Purchases in the Industrial Tech Sector
AUSTIN, Texas: Companies with products and services designed for engineers should focus on making a complete portfolio of content available to prospects before they engage sales. Learn more. Read Full Story

Monkeybrains, a San Francisco ISP, Upgrades Small Buildings to Gigabit Connections with Siklu's Multihaul
FORT LEE, New Jersey: Monkeybrains, an innovative San Francisco based wireless service provider, serves over 5000 locations, with 25 new locations coming online every week. They are focused on bringing affordable, hassle-free, month-to-month internet service to the residents and businesses of San Francisco. Read Full Story

Forever 21 x Taco Bell Brings The Heat With Debut In Forever 21 Stores
IRVINE, Calif: Taco Bell's first-ever fashion collection collaboration hits Forever 21 stores nationwide. To celebrate the launch of the collaboration, Taco Bell and Forever 21 brought the new Forever 21 x Taco Bell collection to life in a way only the two brands could. Read Full Story

Harry and David To Open Nearly 20 Holiday Pop-Up Stores
MEDFORD, Ore: Harry and David, America's premier choice for gourmet food gifting, today announced it will operate approximately 20 pop-up stores nationwide this holiday season, in addition to its 46 year-round retail locations. Read Full Story

Anonymous Alerts Anti-Bullying Mobile App Is Implemented by Over 32 Texas School Districts in Under 60 Days
NEW YORK: Anonymous Alerts is proud to announce, in the midst of National Bullying Prevention Month, the high demand in Texas for its patented anti-bullying and safety reporting app for schools. Read Full Story

Unisys Predicts the Rise of an Even Smarter Warehouse and New Strategic Alliances Will Transform the Cargo Industry by 2020
BLUE BELL, Pa: The global air cargo industry will transform by 2020 through "even smarter" warehouses in an effort to capitalize on the e-commerce boom and new alliances that help them better manage increasing capacity, according to a new set of predictions from experts at Unisys Corporation (NYSE: UIS). Read Full Story

These Are the Most and Least Affordable Places to Travel This Holiday Season
LOS ANGELES: Cape Town, South Africa; Park City, Utah and Sydney are the most expensive places to visit during the holidays, found a new study by personal finance website GOBankingRates. Read Full Story

Trump visiting five Asian nations to pressurise North Korea: White House
Washington D.C. [U.S.A.] Oct 18 : United States President Donald Trump will start his five-nation tour from November 3 to call on the international community to pressurise North Korea over its nuclear programme. Read Full Story

Obamacare premium increases is fault of democrats: Trump
Washington D.C. [U.S.A.] Oct 18 : United States President Donald Trump on Tuesday blamed the democrats for increase in Obamacare premiums. Read Full Story

White House terms court order on travel ban 'dangerously flawed'
Washington D.C. [U.S.A.] Oct 18 : The White House on Tuesday termed as dangerously flawed a federal court decision to block President Donald Trump's latest travel ban. Read Full Story

Court blocks Trump's latest travel ban
Washington D.C. [U.S.A.] Oct 18 : A federal court in Hawaii on Tuesday blocked President Donald Trump's revised travel ban, a day before it was set to take effect. Read Full Story

Bath Remodeling Experts Introduce Exclusive Anti-Mold and Mildew Technology to Charleston
MOUNT PLEASANT, S.C: Charleston Bath Experts (CBE), the top choice in Charleston and Mount Pleasant bathroom remodeling, is providing local residents with the exclusive Microban system, which uses antimicrobial technologies designed to inhibit the growth of mold and mildew. Read Full Story

Tooshlights Secures USD 3M In Series A Funding To Light Up Restrooms And Let People Know Where To Go
LOS ANGELES: Tooshlights, the only smart restroom traffic management system that helps guests "know where to go," has officially launched its new product design today at Light Show West 2017 and announced that it has secured a total of USD 3 million in Series A funding, led by Buc-ee's, LTD., a division of the Texas-based major regional convenience store chain that prides itself on their immaculate restrooms. Read Full Story

America Has Voted! Lay's Crispy Taco Crowned 2017 Lay's "Do Us A Flavor" Winner
PLANO, Texas: This summer, three new flavor-packed dishes were transformed into Lay's newest potato chips, with all vying for a chance to be the next Lay's "Do Us a Flavor" contest champion. America stepped up to the challenge by trying all three flavors and voting. Read Full Story

Benjamin Moore Reveals "Caliente AF-290" as its Colour of the Year 2018
MONTVALE, NJ: Benjamin Moore, North America's favourite paint, colour and coatings brand, today declared its Colour of the Year 2018 - Caliente AF-290, a vibrant, charismatic shade of red. The highly anticipated announcement was unveiled last night to leading interior designers, architects and influencers at an exclusive event held at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in New York. Read Full Story

Fabric Launches New Free Wills Service, Addressing Critical Need for Over Half of US Adults
NEW YORK: Fabric, the company that provides easy and affordable access to life insurance, announces the launch of a new product, Fabric Wills. Simple, beautiful, and free of charge, Wills is designed to address the critical need for an accessible way for anyone to create a will. Read Full Story

Adaptive Insights' Global CFO Survey Reveals Tipping Point for Cloud Adoption by Finance
PALO ALTO, Calif: Adaptive Insights, the recognized leader in cloud corporate performance management (CPM), today released its global CFO Indicator report, which explores the confidence levels of today's CFOs relative to data, technology, and their efforts to implement a "single source of truth" (single system for accurate financial and operational data) in their organization. Read Full Story

Boston Pizza extends its urban strategy with second Toronto 'Restaurant Of The Future'
MISSISSAUGA, ON: Boston Pizza, Canada's largest casual dining restaurant chain, is building on its new urban strategy just six months after launching its new contemporary design concept at Front and John Streets in Toronto. The latest urban restaurant is opening its doors to Torontonians today, at the high-traffic area of Yonge and Gerrard Streets, near the heart of Ryerson University and Toronto's Yonge St. shopping district and will feature an all-season 167-seat rooftop patio with retractable roof. Read Full Story

New Jersey-based CareOne and InnovaCare Continue Providing Assistance to Victims of Hurricane Maria
NEW YORK: CareOne Management, a family owned senior care company, and sister company InnovaCare, will deploy three leased planes today to help with relief efforts in Puerto Rico, bringing much needed aid to thousands severely affected by Hurricane Maria. Read Full Story

FAU National Index Shows Hispanics Souring on Direction of U.S. Economy as Approval for Trump Drops to 31 Percent
BOCA RATON, Fla: Hispanics in the U.S. are souring on the direction of the economy and showing growing dissatisfaction with U.S. President Donald Trump, according to a new national consumer sentiment index conducted by the Florida Atlantic University Business and Economics Polling Initiative (FAU BEPI) in the College of Business. Read Full Story

Singtel and Ericsson to Launch Singapore's First 5G Center of Excellence
WASHINGTON: Singtel and Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) will jointly establish a Center of Excellence (CoE) to facilitate 5G development and deployment in Singapore. 5G, the next-generation mobile network technology, is expected to roll out globally from 2020 and will deliver massive connectivity, ultra-low latency, gigabit speeds, and enable advanced applications such as smart cities, Internet of Things (IoT), augmented reality, and autonomous vehicles. Read Full Story

New UN-led partnership to help curb unsustainable wildlife hunting, protect biodiversity
NEW YORK: To help African, Caribbean and Pacific countries stop unsustainable wildlife hunting, conserve natural heritage and strengthen people's livelihoods and food security, the United Nations agriculture agency launched on Tuesday a Euro45 million multi-partner initiative. Read Full Story

International Protein products available on Jet.com
BOCA RATON, Fla: International Protein, which has a wide range of body-building supplements, now has products available on the fast-growing e-commerce website Jet.com, which is owned by Wal-Mart Stores Inc. Read Full Story

NASA Funds Continued Development of D8 Airliner Concept
MANASSAS, Va: Aurora Flight Sciences has been awarded a twelve-month contract from NASA for continued development of the company's subsonic D8 X-Plane (XD8). The XD8 is designed to demonstrate the key enabling technologies of the D8 commercial aircraft concept, which could yield substantial fuel, noise and operational efficiency improvements within the next decade. Read Full Story

Notable Charity Innovates to Find Affordable Housing Solutions for Single Mothers
COQUITLAM, BC: The YWCA Metro Vancouver displayed the outcome of a unique collaboration today that helped put some of its members into affordable housing in Coquitlam. Read Full Story

Concierge Auctions Accepting Fine Properties Worldwide For December Sale Targeting High-Net-Worth Chinese Buyers
NEW YORK: Concierge Auctions is now accepting premier properties for its second auction this year. Following a campaign alongside three media powerhouses, the December 13th - 14th auction will specifically target Chinese buyers and investors. Read Full Story

To Unlock The Real 'Truth About Street,' McCann Worldgroup Will Hit the Streets in 100+ Countries
NEW YORK: In an unprecedented global research initiative, McCann Worldgroup has enlisted all of its employees around the world to leave their desks for a day and head to the streets in their local markets to meet with and interview people face-to-face to gain insights into their shopping behavior and their relationship to cultural values. This new "Truth About Street" study will involve roughly 20,000 McCann Worldgroup employees in more than 100 countries. Read Full Story

Animal Farm Foundation Calls BULL on Pit Bull Campaigns
BANGALL, N.Y: In an effort to reduce breed-specific discrimination and promote seeing all dogs as individuals, Animal Farm Foundation (AFF) is calling BULL on "pit bull" awareness campaigns, starting with October, which is traditionally celebrated as "Pit Bull" Awareness Month. Instead of promoting a month that brings attention to the "pit bull" label, AFF is encouraging all animal advocates to celebrate #ItsBullAwareness. Read Full Story

Saratoga and North Creek Railway and Stony Creek Ranch Announce Partnership for The Train to Christmas Town
STONY CREEK, N.Y: Saratoga and North Creek Railway introduces The Train to Christmas Town departing from Stony Creek, NY for 2017. The on-board theatrical event is based on the children's book, The Train to Christmas Town, which follows the story of a young girl named Janice and her adventures with an engaging cast of storybook characters on her trip to Christmas Town. Read Full Story

Power Rogers and Smith Tops Chicago Lawyer Settlements Report for the 8th Consecutive Year
CHICAGO: Power Rogers and Smith remained at the top of the Chicago Lawyer Settlements Report for the eighth consecutive year. Through their efforts, the attorneys secured more than USD 163 million in settlements for their clients, more than double what the second firm in this year's rankings secured. Read Full Story

Gourmia Joins Industry Leaders to Sponsor the Smart Kitchen Summit
SEATTLE: Gourmia, a designer and manufacturer of innovative electric kitchen appliances, is doing its part in keeping attendees at this year's Smart Kitchen Summit well fed and nourished. The company is sponsoring the daily luncheon at the two day event. Read Full Story

ACEP: Health Insurers Disagree With Your Decision To Visit The ER -- And They Refuse To Pay!
WASHINGTON: In a controversial decision, health insurance giant Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield is warning policy holders - in Georgia, Kentucky and Missouri - that they may have to pay for their trips to the ER. Read Full Story

Food Network Sweetens Up The Holidays With Holiday Baking Championship And Christmas Cookie Challenge
NEW YORK: It's the most wonderful time of the year and Food Network is spreading sweet holiday cheer with Holiday Baking Championship on Monday, November 6th at 9pm ET/PT and Christmas Cookie Challenge at 10pm ET/PT. There is no better way to ring in the holiday season, than with decadent baked goods galore and the most irresistible holiday treats! Read Full Story

Global Healthcare Group Ranks Number 2 in the Top 50 Fastest Growing Companies of 2017
HARRISBURG, Pa: On Monday morning, September 25, 2017, 50 central Pennsylvania-based companies were recognized for achieving significant growth. The companies were ranked according to revenue growth over the past three years, with both dollar and percentage increases taken into consideration. Read Full Story

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