The National Inventors Hall of Fame (NIHF), in partnership with the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), announced today the 2015 Hall of Fame Inductees, all of whom have changed the world through human, social and/or economic progress.
Among this year’s class of Inductees is Nobel Prize winner Shuji Nakamura, responsible for the blue light-emitting diode (LED) which enabled the white LED, and the blue laser diode; Jaap Haartsen, the inventor of Bluetooth® technology, now used in 2.7 billion devices and growing; George Alcorn, who furthered deep space exploration with his X-ray spectrometer; Kristina M. Johnson and Gary Sharp, pioneers in display technology related to rear projection television and 3D applications; and duo Ioannis Yannas and John Burke, who have saved the lives of many burn victims with their invention of Artificial Skin.
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Doing your taxes doesn’t have to be taxing. Do your federal taxes with IRS Free File: Brand–name software plus secure e-filing—all for free!
Available 24/7 on IRS.gov/freefile, everyone can use Free File whenever it’s convenient for them. People who make $60,000 or less – that’s 70 percent of all taxpayers—can use brand–name software to file their taxes for free!
Free File is made available through a public–private partnership between the IRS and the Free File Alliance, a consortium of approximately 14 tax preparation software providers. Each provider sets its own eligibility rules but anyone earning $60,000 or less can find a software program.
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Sigrid Olsen opens a significant new chapter in her career this spring. SIGRID OLSEN Studio, a new seasonal fashion collection for women, premieres in partnership with leading entertainment and lifestyle retailer, HSN and will launch in April.
Sigrid will enhance her multi-faceted creative talents, adding national broadcast persona to the roster, and promote her inspired, artisan chic designs on-air with HSN across its various platforms, including TV, online and mobile. HSN reaches 96 million households in the U.S. and offers its customers a curated assortment of exclusive products and top brand names 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
To view the Multimedia News Release, go to http://www.multivu.com/players/English/7142231-sigrid-olsen-new-designs-for-living/
Triax Technologies Inc and Washington Youth Soccer have announced a long-term partnership to track and assess head impacts among top level youth players. Findings from the large scale collection of data will be used to identify trends and potential risks to inform training protocols which will be publically shared to encourage best practices.
Players from the Washington Youth Soccer Elite Player Development (EPD) program (U12-U18) will wear the Triax Technologies Smart Impact Monitors (SIM™) as they compete in the prestigious US Youth Soccer Region IV Olympic Development Program (ODP) Championships January 8–11 in Phoenix, AZ, and will continue throughout their careers with Washington Youth Soccer.
Triax SIM™ devices are worn in comfortable, unobtrusive headbands to record head impacts, and transmit data in real time from the field to a smart phone or tablet on the sideline. This cutting edge technology allows players to track up to 180 individual head impacts measuring the G–force of direct hits and jarring through linear and rotational measures.
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An international and bilingual conference designed and organized by Christophe Ginisty will take place in Paris on Friday, January 16th 2015 around the umbrella theme "The brand and the territory": a fascinating dive into territories' reputation and some fascinating strategies of brands that link their reputation to one geography.
Created in January 2013 in partnership with the International Public Relations Association (IPRA), the ReputationWar International Conference has become one of the main events on reputation management at the digital age.
To view the Multimedia News Release, go to http://www.multivu.com/players/English/7411151-reputation-war-conference/
The European Space Agency (ESA) has joined the CEMS global alliance as the first partnership of its kind, at a meeting in Brussels last month.
Established in 1988 by four leading European business schools (Università Bocconi, ESADE, HEC Paris and the University of Cologne), CEMS has grown into a 29-school partnership, collaborating with 70 Corporate, four Social Partners, together offering a Masters in International Management (MIM) programme.
To view the Multimedia News Release, go to: http://www.multivu.com/players/English/7396551-European-Space-Agency-joins-CEMS/
Diabetes initiative and the global fight against the urban diabetes epidemic. These two major metropolitan centres are the first Chinese cites to become part of the global partnership programme, which was initiated in Mexico City in March 2014, followed by Copenhagen in Europe and Houston in the United States last week.
To view the Multimedia News Release, go to http://www.multivu.com/players/English/7377451-novo-nordisk-shanghai-diabetes/
J.Crew brands has announced their continued participation in a fall denim drive in partnership with Cotton Incorporated’s Blue Jeans Go Green™ denim recycling program in J.Crew and Madewell retail stores. The drive first kicked off in 74 Madewell stores on August 12, while J.Crew's 269 participating stores started the program on August 21. Both brands have decided to extend their participation in the denim drive - J.Crew will host until December 31, 2014 and Madewell will host until January 31, 2015.
To view the Multimedia News Release, go to http://www.multivu.com/players/English/7209531-cotton-incorporated-blue-jeans-go-green-denim-recycling-program/
Colgate® Optic White® is teaming up with the CMA Awards and Singer and Actress Lucy Hale to bring fans behind-the-scenes excitement from “The 48th Annual CMA Awards” on Wednesday, November 5. As part of the partnership, Colgate Optic White will be co-hosting an exclusive live Twitter chat with Lucy Hale, live tweeting from the red carpet of “The 48th Annual CMA Awards” and helping presenters, performers and winners prep in the Optic White backstage room before they take center stage that evening.
To view the Multimedia News Release, go to: http://www.multivu.com/players/English/7341351-colgate-optic-white-partners-lucy-hale-48-th-annual-cma-awards/
Dixon Hughes Goodman (DHG), one of the nation’s top 20 public accounting firms, announced today that the firm has admitted 12 professionals into the partnership. The promotions will become effective November 1. The class—which is comprised of professionals from all of DHG’s geographic regions and core service lines—illustrates DHG’s commitment to developing thoughtful leaders that can drive today’s ever-changing business world.
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The III Moscow International Forum for Innovative Development "Open Innovations" and the Open Innovations Expo in 2014 were organized by Russia in partnership with the People's Republic of China. On 14 October the heads of governments of the two countries held a plenary session -"The Emerging Global Innovation Map: Closing the Gap Between Countries." International cooperation was also discussed during the event "Innovation Dialogue: Partners Interaction Over Innovation Policy".
To view the Multimedia News Release, go to: http://www.multivu.com/players/English/72762574-open-innovations-expo-moscow/
Silence speaks volumes. A new survey reveals that young men and women continue to grapple with various forms of dating abuse including emotional, sexual, physical and digital abuse. Seventy three percent reported they are experiencing or have experienced emotional abuse while more than half of all respondents waited six months before seeking help. In partnership with loveisrespect, the 2014 Mary Kay Truth About Abuse Survey aimed to understand how long teens and young adults wait before they reach out for help and gauge what type of abuse is most prevalent among those who seek help.
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