Tag Archives: United States

16Mar/21

USBG Presents World Class Sponsored By Diageo Goes Virtual In 2021

The United States Bartenders’ Guild (USBG) World Class sponsored by Diageo is launching the first-ever entirely digital version of the US bartending competition and education platform. From March 29th through April 6th, the top US 50 regional competitors will virtually stream as they shake and stir through the competition while navigating this year’s four unique challenges for the chance to represent the US at the Global Finals, taking place later in the year in Madrid, Spain. Continue reading

09Feb/21

Technology Futurist David Shrier Joins Imperial College Business School

Innovator to develop and deliver classes within the new Centre for Digital Transformation

LONDON, Feb. 9, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Imperial College Business School has expanded its faculty with the appointment of technology futurist David Shrier to the position of Professor of Practice (Artificial Intelligence and Innovation). Continue reading

01Feb/21

In Honor of American Heart Month, Lipton & The Singing Surgeons Release Cover Album “Put A Little Love in Your Heart”

The brand has teamed up with the viral singing duo, Dr. Elvis Francois and Dr. William Robinson, to record a heart-inspired cover album to encourage people to care for their heart health Continue reading

25Jan/21

“A Smartphone Will Become a Car Key”, LG Innotek Develops a “Digital Car Key Module”

  • Ultra-wideband technology applied
  • Industry’s top-level location detection precision with improved security
  • “Accelerating inroads into the digital key module market”

SEOUL, South Korea, Jan. 25, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — LG Innotek (CEO Cheol-dong Jeong) revealed on the 25th that it had succeeded in developing a digital car key module with improved location detection precision and security. Continue reading

11Jan/21

Empire State Building to Shine in a Red Heartbeat to Honor President-Elect Joe Biden’s COVID-19 Memorial

Music-to-Light Show Synced to Alicia Keys’ ‘Empire State of Mind’ Returns With Simulcast on iHeartMedia New York’s Z100 and the iHeartRadio App

NEW YORK, Jan. 11, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — The Empire State Building today announced its participation in President-Elect Biden’s plan to memorialize American lives lost from the COVID-19 pandemic with its iconic heartbeat lighting. For several months during New York City’s direst period, the Empire State Building’s heartbeat exhibited solidarity with and support for the millions of people affected by COVID-19, and specifically the emergency workers who addressed the first, great assault of the pandemic. Continue reading

11Jan/21

Hyundai Elantra Wins Prestigious 2021 North American Car of the Year™

Award caps strong year for Hyundai Motor North America and Elantra

– Dramatic four-door-coupe look comes to life with “Parametric Dynamics” design theme

Segment-first wireless Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™

Segment-first Hyundai Digital Key

– More than 50 MPG combined fuel EPA estimated economy rating on first-ever Elantra Hybrid

Elantra N and Elantra N Line performance models added to the family Continue reading

26Dec/20

Joseph Acquired by Urban Home Entertainment for Video-On-Demand Distribution Worldwide

RICHMOND, Va., Dec. 24, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Soulidifly Productions, a film company with a mission to produce meaningful, uplifting stories that are entertaining and beautifully told, has partnered with TRIAL X FIRE, LLC, the distribution branch of Urban Home Entertainment, to release Joseph to audiences everywhere on video-on-demand starting December 24, 2020, on Amazon Prime and Vimeo. Continue reading

13Dec/20

Xoom, a PayPal service, announces secure money transfers to mobile wallets in 12 countries in Africa

Xoom, PayPal’s money transfer service, announced that the company’s customers in the US, UK, Canada and Europe can now send secure and convenient money transfers directly to mobile wallets in key markets across Africa with a focus on the underbanked segment. This new service expands the company’s offering to send money to mobile wallets in Burundi, Cameroon, Ghana, Kenya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mozambique, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe—with plans to include more markets in 2021. Read more

03Nov/20

New Analysis from Falcon.io Highlights Social Media Trends Around the U.S. Presidential Election

Falcon.io, a Cision company, published a new report uncovering how the public is consuming and engaging with election information on social media. The special feature article is the latest analysis to be published for Cision’s 2020 State of the Election blog series, a weekly nonpartisan media analysis of the U.S. presidential election. Read more

01Nov/20

Donald Trump Leads with African Youth – Scores Significantly over Xi Jinping, Survey Finds

With the 2020 U.S. Presidential Election just days away, results from a sweeping multinational survey suggest that young Africans are acutely aware of and appreciate the influence the United States asserts on the continent, with 74% of the 4,200 (aged 18-24) polled from across 14 sub-Saharan African nations citing that the United States regularly impacts modern-day African affairs and 83% suggesting that influence is positive. Read more