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  • Posted at 4:25 PM
    International Media Distribution (IMD) and Eros International announced today that Comcast is offering a selection of Bollywood titles from Eros International free of charge from now through October 29 to all digital Xfinity TV customers. This special limited time viewing opportunity is being offered in celebration of Diwali, the Indian festival of lights. The free Bollywood titles are available through Xfinity On Demand > Multicultural > Bollywood Hits Free. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141024/154334 Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141024/154335 To view the complete SVOD service ... read more
  • Posted at 4:17 PM
    Chideo, the first interactive charity broadcast network, today announced it has expanded its roster of award-winning musicians with its newest ambassador, Grammy® Award-winning rock band Train. The legendary rock band will leverage its relationship with Chideo to continue its commitment to San Francisco-based organization Family House, which serves as a home away from home for families of children with cancer and other life-threatening illnesses. In an exclusive video on the charity network, lead singer Pat Monahan explains the band's connection ... read more
  • Posted at 3:43 PM
    Violence and crime are global issues that affect individuals of every age, gender, race, and socioeconomic status. Now, there's a personal safety app for iOS and Android mobile devices aimed at preventing attacks and safeguarding evidence of any incident. The app is called iWitness and it gives people a way to protect themselves using their smartphones. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141024/154339 Here's how iWitness works. Once downloaded on a smartphone, the user simply touches 'record' any time they're walking alone, are in an uncertain situation, or ... read more
  • Posted at 4:17 PM
    Chideo, the first interactive charity broadcast network, today announced it has expanded its roster of award-winning musicians with its newest ambassador, Grammy® Award-winning rock band Train. The legendary rock band will leverage its relationship with Chideo to continue its commitment to San Francisco-based organization Family House, which serves as a home away from home for families of children with cancer and other life-threatening illnesses. In an exclusive video on the charity network, lead singer Pat Monahan explains the band's connection ... read more
  • Posted at 3:45 PM
    As the building blocks of global organizations, virtual teams can provide a company access to diverse skill sets and expertise, knowledge and wisdom about emerging markets, and round-the clock business hours for efficiency. However, effectively managing these dispersed teams requires overcoming difficult hurdles. According to recent research, more than 25 percent of global team disappointments, such as seeing a project not move forward due to lack of a decision-making process, stem from lack of management or inflexibility. With more than one-third ... read more
  • Posted at 3:43 PM
    Violence and crime are global issues that affect individuals of every age, gender, race, and socioeconomic status. Now, there's a personal safety app for iOS and Android mobile devices aimed at preventing attacks and safeguarding evidence of any incident. The app is called iWitness and it gives people a way to protect themselves using their smartphones. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141024/154339 Here's how iWitness works. Once downloaded on a smartphone, the user simply touches 'record' any time they're walking alone, are in an uncertain situation, or ... read more
  • Posted at 7:17 AM
    Arlington Capital Partners (“Arlington Capital”), a Washington, DC-based private equity firm, today announced the acquisition of the Zemax division (“Zemax” or the “Company”) of Radiant Zemax. Headquartered in Redmond, Washington, Zemax is the preeminent provider of optical and illumination design software to design engineers across a ... read more
  • Posted at 7:15 AM
    HCL Technologies, a leading global IT services company, announced today that it has acquired the status of Life Sciences Competency by Amazon Web Services (AWS). This acknowledgement is part of the AWS Partner Network (APN) Competency Program. ... read more
  • Posted at 7:09 AM
    Pharmaceutical Product Development, LLC (PPD) today announced it has renewed its commitment as title sponsor of the annual PPD Beach2Battleship Triathlon. PPD has supported the annual iron-distance triathlon – scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 25 – as the title sponsor since ... read more
  • Posted at 1:41 PM
    SpaceX's Dragon cargo spacecraft splashed down at 3:39 p.m. EDT Saturday, Oct. 25, in the Pacific Ocean, approximately 300 miles west of Baja California, returning 3,276 pounds of NASA cargo and science samples from the International Space Station (ISS). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20081007/38461LOGO A boat will take the Dragon spacecraft to a port near Los Angeles, where some cargo will be removed and returned to NASA within 48 hours. Dragon will be prepared for a return journey to SpaceX's test facility in McGregor, Texas, for ... read more
  • Posted at 8:00 AM
    Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport dedicated two new displays at DFW's Founders Plaza airport observation area today honoring the over 500 local corporate, business and community organizations and the thousands of volunteers who took part in the "Welcome Home A Hero" program to personally greet incoming troops at DFW when the formal program was in operation from 2004 through 2012. The new exhibits include a commemorative center detailing the accomplishments of the volunteer greeter program, expanded information about DFW Airport, ... read more
  • Posted at 3:29 PM
    Digital Power Corporation (NYSE MKT: DPW) announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Digital Power Limited, has secured an additional $1.6M order from the Republic of Korea to provide uninterruptible power supply (UPS) systems to be fitted to Military Afloat Reach and Sustainability (MARS) tankers being built by Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering (DSME). DSME is building four MARS tankers to support Type 45 Destroyers while at sea. To be delivered to the UK Ministry of Defense (MoD), each MARS tanker requires ... read more
  • Posted at 12:25 PM
    Serraview, the Australian market leader in software and business intelligence that enables the workspace of the future, announced today that the organization has secured several million dollars in financing, led by US-based Tamarisc LLC, a leading impact oriented venture capital firm that focuses on ... read more
  • Posted at 6:30 AM
    Attain, LLC, a leading management, strategy, and technology consulting firm, announced today that Dr. Simon Szykman, former Chief Information Officer (CIO) of the U.S. Department of Commerce, has joined the company as Chief Technology Officer (CTO) of its Federal Services division. ... read more
  • Posted at 6:00 AM
    Mitch Rose will join Comcast NBCUniversal as Senior Vice President of Government Affairs, NBCUniversal. Mr. Rose currently provides strategic consulting services to a wide range of clients, including Comcast, NCTA, and RIAA, as the principal of Mitch Rose Strategic Consulting. Before establishing his own firm, Mr. ... read more