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Tech Awards Honors International Innovators Using Technology to Solve Pressing Global Problems
SAN JOSE, CA--(Marketwired - November 13, 2015) - Philanthropists John and Tashia Morgridge, along with 10 innovators from around the world, were honored tonight at the 15thannual Tech Awards Gala at the San Jose McEnery Convention Center

Curb Energy Consumption
(Family Features) Water heaters are energy intensive appliances. In fact, they are the second largest energy user in the home, and as they age, they become less efficient, requiring even more energy.

Seventh Generation Commits to Achieving 2020 Carbon Reduction Goals in Conjunction With Burlington, Vermont Visit From Former Vice President and Nobel Prize Winner, Al Gore
Seventh Generation, a leading household and personal care company, today confirmed its commitment to its goal of obtaining energy only from non-fossil fuel sources by 2020

The Future of Storytelling(R) (FoST(R)) Announces Headline Speakers Al Gore, Glen Keane, and Edward Snowden
The Future of Storytelling (FoST) today announced its speaker lineup for its annual two-day, invitation-only summit. Headliners include Al Gore, former Vice President of the United States and Chairman of the Climate Reality Project, Glenn Keane, legendary Disney animator, and Edward Snowden, former intelligence officer and board member of the Freedom Press Foundation

CloudFlare Launches Its First-Ever Internet Summit
CloudFlare, the leading Internet performance and security company, today announced the company's first Internet Summit where policymakers, business executives, cybersecurity experts, and academics discuss the threats and opportunities to the Internet over the next five years

Philanthropic Power Couple John and Tashia Morgridge to Receive 2015 James C. Morgan Global Humanitarian Award at the Tech Awards
SAN JOSE, CA--(Marketwired - July 30, 2015) - The Tech Museum of Innovation announced today that John and Tashia Morgridge -- who intend to give away most of their wealth to education, conservation and medical research causes -- have been named the 12th recipients of the James C. Morgan Global Humanitarian Award

Top Conservation Leaders Honored at National Conservation Achievement Awards
RESTON, VA--(Marketwired - May 12, 2015) - The National Wildlife Federation (NWF), America's largest wildlife conservation and education organization, recognized six honorees for their outstanding contributions to the conservation field at NWF's annual Conservation Achievement Awards on May 14th, 2015 at the Ronald Reagan Building, in Washington, D.C.

TicketCity Celebrates 25th Birthday by Giving Everything Away
AUSTIN, TX--(Marketwired - March 11, 2015) - After 25 years and millions of tickets sold, TicketCity has decided to just give everything away. Well, not everything, but they are giving away a year of tickets to one lucky fan

Mohammed bin Rashed, Mohammed bin Zayed and Egypt’s President Sisi Award Zayed Future Energy Prize 2015 Winners
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Al Gore Receives Lifetime Achievement Award at Zayed Future Energy Prize 2015
Business Wire IndiaFormer US Vice President Al Gore has received the 2015 Lifetime Achievement Award by the Zayed Future Energy Prize

Media Pioneer Ted Turner Receives James C. Morgan Global Humanitarian Award at The Tech Awards
SAN JOSE, CA--(Marketwired - November 14, 2014) - Ted Turner, the visionary and entrepreneur who revolutionized the telecommunications industry, founded CNN and the United Nations Foundation, and serves as Chairman of The Turner Foundation, received the James C

Tony Robbins to Speak at MarketCounsel Summit 2014
ENGLEWOOD, NJ--(Marketwired - November 12, 2014) - Last week, MarketCounsel (, the leading business and regulatory compliance consultant for independent investment advisers and those considering independence, announced the final speakers and faculty for MarketCounsel Summit 2014

Seventh Generation Receives Major Investment From Generation Investment Management
Today, Seventh Generation, the nation's leading brand of non-toxic and renewable bio-based household, baby and personal care solutions, announces the addition of a new investor, Generation Investment Management.

EmployerDirect Promotes Joni Guerrero to Vice President of Operations
EmployerDirect, a leader in value-based healthcare that helps large, self-insured employers provide transparency for the quality and cost of their employees' planned medical procedures, announced today that it promoted Joni Guerrero to Vice President of Operations

The Tempo Builds as Max Sound Adds 3 Industry Influencers to Its Advisory Board
SANTA MONICA, CA--(Marketwired - March 25, 2014) - Max Sound Corporation (OTCQB: MAXD) -- the HD Audio Company that perfected how the world listens -- has added three major influencers to its illustrious Advisory Board. 

The Largest House in South Beach & Site of One Direction's 'Best Song Ever' Music Video Hits Market

Prolific Inventor, Tech Visionary Dean Kamen Honored With the James C. Morgan Global Humanitarian Award at The Tech Awards 2013
Dean Kamen, who is responsible for breakthrough inventions in medicine and clean energy and is widely hailed as a mentor to hundreds of thousands of youth around the world as founder of FIRST®, received the James C. Morgan Global Humanitarian Award Thursday before more than 1,400 Silicon Valley technorati at the 13th annual The Tech Awards Gala.

JDate and 92nd Street Y Starting Off the Jewish New Year Right With More Exclusive Offline Dating Experiences
JDate®, the largest and most successful online Jewish community, and 92nd Street Y, the nonprofit community and cultural center in New York, today announced the extension of their strategic partnership. First launched in 2012, the JDate-92Y collaboration aims to further their shared mission of building and strengthening the Jewish community.

Project: WorldWide Launches School -- A New Breed of "Human Engagement" Creative Agency
Project: WorldWide today announced the launch of School, a human engagement creative shop that invents, designs and orchestrates strategy and creative work that focuses on mediums that are most effective in sparking meaningful understanding, mass participation and culture change for its clients.

One Direction's "Best Song Ever" Video Filmed at World Famous Temple House
One the world's most famous homes, The Temple House (, is the backdrop to the newly released music video "Best Song Ever" by One Direction (

CDS Global and Rodale Inc. Expand Relationship With Customer Service for Print and Digital Magazines
CDS Global, a leader in end-to-end business process outsourcing, announced today that it has expanded its business relationship with Rodale, publisher of some of the best-known health and wellness lifestyle magazines, including Prevention, Runner's World and Men's Health, and books, such as the "Eat This Not That!" series, to include customer service for the publisher's brands.

Infinity AR Invests in Meta Augmented Reality Hardware Developer
Infinity Augmented Reality, Inc. ("Infinity Augmented Reality" or "Infinity AR") (OTCQB: ALSO), the first augmented reality software platform to connect universally with digital eyewear, smartphones and tablets, announced today that it recently invested and formed a strategic alliance with Meta, the developer of mega-view augmented reality glasses.

Pioneering Health-Care Technologist Dean Kamen Named 2013 James C. Morgan Global Humanitarian Award Recipient
Dean Kamen, holder of nearly 500 U.S. and foreign patents for medical devices that have expanded the frontiers of healthcare worldwide, and founder of FIRST®, an organization dedicated to motivating youth to understand science and technology, has been named the tenth recipient of the James C. Morgan Global Humanitarian Award, The Tech Museum of Innovation revealed today

HAVAS: 1st Quarter 2013
* Q1 2013 revenue flat: EUR386 million versus EUR387 million in Q1 2012(-0.3% net growth and -0

OneID Wins Kudos From as a Technology Innovator
OneID, the first digital identity provider to eliminate the need for usernames and passwords, has received a bronze award for Best Technology for the 2013 Innovator Award from, the leading source of news and content in payments innovation

Business Hotel in Kochi Initiates Environmental Awareness Month
The commitment to going green means more than just recycling, and the team at the Courtyard Kochi Airport has banded together to raise awareness and learn practices to ensure a more eco-friendly lifestyle not only at the hotel in Cochin, but in their lives outside of work, too.

GreenBytes Secures $7 Million in Series C Funding for Its Desktop Virtualization Technology
GreenBytes®, Inc., a developer of full-featured virtual desktop solutions that uniquely support existing infrastructure, today announced that it has raised an additional $7 million in Series C funding from Generation Investment Management LLP and Battery Ventures

Voltage Security Named a Finalist for a Innovator Award
Voltage Security®, the world leader in data-centric security, has been named as a finalist for a 2013 Innovator Award in the category of Best New Technology. One of five finalists in the category, Voltage Security is being recognized as a leader in the payments industry. Voting is open now through March 1 on PYMNTS

Prezi Partners With TED to "Prezify" Inspiring TED Talks
Prezi, the zooming presentation software that has liberated the world from boring, static presentations, announced the Ideas Matter Contest today in partnership with like-minded organization TED

W2O Group Names Chris Deri President of WCG to Drive Global Service and Growth Across Forbes 2000
W2O Group today announced the appointment of Chris Deri as President of WCG, the Group’s largest company. Deri joins from Burson-Marsteller, where he served as Chief Executive and Market Leader for that firm’s operations across its five offices in Mainland China

The Learning Annex Disrupts Adult Education -- Again
The Learning Annex today launches its new, celebrity-curated online education marketplace which will connect experts and learners for the exchange of knowledge. The new Learning Annex platform will allow learners and experts to purchase and sell knowledge through a variety of offline and online means, including classes, live tutoring, online, phone calls, micro-consulting and email chat.

GreenBytes Expands European Market Footprint
GreenBytes®, Inc., a developer of cloud-scale IO-offload solutions that enable organizations to meet VDI performance requirements using their existing architecture, today announced that it is expanding its business operations in the European market by enhancing its London presence and opening an office in Amsterdam

The Tech Awards to Honor Global Innovators Who Use Technology to Benefit Humanity
Each year, nearly four million newborn babies never live past their first days -- all for lack of warmth.

Rachel Carson Feature Film Project Announced on the 50th Anniversary of the Publication of Silent Spring
Fifty years ago, on 27 September 1962, Silent Spring by Rachel Carson was published and the modern environmental movement began -- along with the divisive arguments that continue today regarding man's role and responsibility toward the environment and the protection of our planet.

DISH Delivers All Political Angles With "Election 2012: War of the Words"

General Services Administration -- With the Blessing of the Obama White House -- Tells Law Enforcement to "Stand Down" and Not Enforce the Law Against Occupy Protestors According to Records Uncovered by Judicial Watch
Judicial Watch announced today that it has obtained records from the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) indicating that the General Services Administration (GSA), with the blessing of the Obama White House, instructed law enforcement officers to "stand down" and not arrest "Occupy Portland" protestors who were in violation of the law.

GreenBytes Secures $12 Million in Series B Funding for Its Globally Optimized Solid State Storage Technology
GreenBytes®, Inc., a developer of high-performance, energy-efficient inline data deduplication storage solutions based on solid state disk (SSD) technology, today announced that it has raised an additional $12 million in Series B funding from Generation Investment Management LLP with participation from Battery Ventures and GreenBytes management

The Tech Awards Names N.R. Narayana Murthy Recipient of The James C. Morgan Global Humanitarian Award
Indian philanthropist N.R. Narayana Murthy, who founded tech services giant Infosys along with six colleagues and went on to become one of India's most influential advocates for health care and rural development, has been named the ninth recipient of The James C. Morgan Global Humanitarian Award, The Tech Museum revealed Thursday. Sponsored by Applied Materials, Inc

Mark Netter Named Vice President for Business Development at Agency BLITZ
Mark Netter, 51, has joined strategic digital agency BLITZ ( as vice president of business development, announced Ivan Todorov, co-founder and CEO. Netter's career spans business development for digital and social media marketing as well as production in film, television, and video games.

Spreecast Introduces "Pitbull Politics" With Christopher Lehane and Steve Schmidt
Steve Schmidt, former senior advisor to John McCain's 2008 Presidential campaign and campaign Manager for Gov

Sharp(R) Solar Installs First SunSnap(TM) Residential Solar Solution in LivingHomes(R) Demo
Sharp Electronics Corporation's Solar Energy Solutions Group is showcasing SunSnap™, its new residential PV solar appliance, as part of the TED2012 Conference in Long Beach from Feb. 27-March 2, 2012

Sharp(R) to Provide Hundreds of LED TVs to Bring the Bigger Picture to TED2012 Conferences
Sharp will showcase its LED TVs, residential PV solar appliance and solar charging stations as the new TV and display sponsor for the TED2012 Conference, in Long Beach CA, and at conference simulcast, TEDActive, in Palm Springs, CA.

Larger Cash Awards, New Categories Announced for The Tech Awards 2012
The Tech Awards, The Tech Museum's international program that recognizes innovators whose work improves the lives of millions of people, has expanded to foster a global network of laureates whose ideas lead to solutions for a better world.

Chronicle Books Acquires THE ART OF TALKING BACK By Media Coach Bodine Williams
Leigh Haber, Editor-at-Large for Chronicle Books announced the acquisition of North American rights for Bodine Williams' The Art of Talking Back: 21 Rules for Media Interviews & Other Defining Moments. Agent Sam Hiyate of The Rights Factory arranged the deal.

Sugar Appoints Jodi Lipe as Executive Vice President of Marketing
Sugar Inc., a leading content and commerce company, has named Jodi Lipe as Executive Vice President of Marketing. In this role, Lipe will oversee consumer and trade marketing for the PopSugar Network and the company's commerce brands, including ShopStyle and PopSugar Shop. Her key responsibilities will include brand management, marketing communications, advertising and consumer promotions.

AL Gore `serious` about new girlfriend
Nearly two years after announcing separation from his wife Tipper, AL Gore reportedly has a new girlfriend.

Internet Hall of Fame Inductees Honored at Historic First Annual Awards Ceremony in Geneva, Switzerland
The names of the inaugural Internet Hall of Fame inductees were announced today at the Internet Society’s Global INET 2012 conference in Geneva, Switzerland

Wars will be soon be fought over water, says new documentary
A new documentary has claimed that the wars of the future will be fought over the world's dwindling water supply.

Our only solar storm warning satellite 'could falter soon'
A US satellite that offers the only advance warnings of incoming solar storms is more than a decade past its expected orbital lifetime and is possibly on its last legs, researchers say.

MELA Sciences Announces Additions to Board of Directors
MELA Sciences (NASDAQ: MELA) today announced the appointment of several new directors to serve on its Board -- Robert Coradini, Mark Fabiani, John Goddard, James Noble, and David Stone.

National Italian American Foundation Honors Joe Cerrell During 2011 West Coast Gala
The National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) will pay tribute to legendary Los Angeles public affairs and political consultant, Joe Cerrell during its 2011 West Coast Gala, May 19 at the Fairmont Miramar Hotel and Bungalows in Santa Monica, Calif.

Thought Equity Motion's Footage Library Powers Al Gore's Interactive Our Choice iOS App
Thought Equity Motion, Inc., a leading provider of video platform and footage licensing services, announced today that it has collaborated with Melcher Media to provide the compelling video content featured in Al Gore's Our Choice App for the iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad. This first-of-its-kind video-enabled book is topping Apple's paid Apps lists.

Q York, Q York! Canada's Premier Arts, Cultural & Entertainment Radio Program Announces Special New York Broadcast
Q with Jian Ghomeshi, CBC (Canadian Broadcasting Corporation) Radio's premier arts, cultural and entertainment program, is pleased to announce a special show in New York featuring some of the city's biggest personalities.

Internet's Leading Live Streaming Video Provider Ustream Accelerates Product Launch by 4X With Zuora
Summary Zuora, the subscription billing and commerce leader, today announced that Ustream, the leader in live Internet video, is using the Zuora Subscription Commerce Platform to expand its product offerings and provide customers with an ever-expanding range of subscription interactive broadcast services

Johnny Royal Selected as Social Media Keynote Speaker for 2011 Luxury Marketing Council Summit in Beverly Hills, CA
Luthier Society, Inc. -- Johnny Royal, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Luthier Society LLC, has been selected as the Social Media Keynote Speaker for the 2011 Luxury Marketing Council Summit in Beverly Hills, CA. The Luxury Marketing Council Summit takes place in Beverly Hills, CA at Morgan Stanley Smith Barney on Thursday, February 16th

Al Gore claims 8.6m viewed climate change festival but figures show 17,000
Former US Vice President Al Gore's claim that his latest climate change campaign was watched by 8.6 million people has been refuted when actual figures showed that it was closer to 17,000 viewers.

World would have been same today had Gore beaten Bush in 2000: Poll
A new poll has revealed that over half of American respondents have said the world would not have been much different had Al Gore won the 2000 presidential election.

'Horror film to end all horrors' warns audiences of nuke arms stockpiles' dangers
A movie that shows the history of the atomic bomb, which is being screened as part of the international nuclear awareness campaign 'Global Zero', has been dubbed "the horror film to end all horrors".

Corporate Social Responsibility Weekly Recap (March 30 - April 06, 2011)
The following releases focus on Corporate Social Responsibility and moved during the week of March 30 – April 06, 2011.

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