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UEFA Champions League and UEFA Women’s Champions League Trophies Handed over to Lisbon City

17 Apr, 21:00

Earlier today the UEFA Champions League and UEFA Women’s Champions League trophies were handed over to the city of Lisbon by UEFA President Michel Platini, following a tour through several landmarks of the Portuguese capital. In a ceremony held at Lisbon City Hall, Michel Platini handed the trophies over to the Mayor António Costa. The President of the Portuguese Football Federation,Fernando Gomes, opened the event. The UEFA Champions… continue reading »

Riverbelle Converts Further Titles to Its Mobile Casino

17 Apr, 18:47

This month of April sees Riverbelle bring an old and well liked casino game classic into its mobile HTML5 suite of games. Hitman™, although originally released back in 2007, has always been a strong draw card for this online casino and thus the decision to convert it onto the mobile platform was one that the company has seen as imperative. However, this licenced title is not the only one to embrace the world of mobile phones. Joining Hitman… continue reading »

Corporate Social Responsibility Weekly Recap (April 9, 2014 – April 16, 2014)

17 Apr, 18:08

The following releases focus on Corporate Social Responsibility and moved during the week of April 9, 2014 – April 16, 2014. OVERLAND PARK, Kan. -- Sprint to award $50,000 in grants in 2014 to outstanding New York City-area nonprofits (April 15, 2014 03:00 PM) Source: Sprint OVERLAND PARK, Kan. -- Sprint to award $50,000 in grants in 2014 to outstanding Denver nonprofits (April 15, 2014 02:30 PM) Source: Sprint … continue reading »

Cintas & Carhartt Announce 2014 Cold Crew Contest Winners

16 Apr, 04:50

Thousands of online votes have been tallied, and Property Maintenance employee Conner Schmidt from Rocky River, OH has been named the grand prize winner in the third annual Cintas & Carhartt Cold Crew contest. He will be sent on a free trip for two to the CMA Music Festival June 5 – 8 in Nashville, TN. Conner Schmidt, a property maintenance employee from Rocky River, OH, was voted the grand prize winner in the 2014 Cintas & Carhartt Cold Crew… continue reading »

P&G Delivers its 7 Billionth Liter of Clean Drinking Water in Global Effort to Save One Life Every Hour by 2020

15 Apr, 22:58

Procter and Gamble (P&G) announced today that its non-profit Children’s Safe Drinking Water Program (CSDW) provided its 7 billionth liter of clean drinking water to a family in Brazil, as part of P&G’s Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) commitment to save one life every hour by the year 2020. The 7 billionth liter donation marks the expansion of CSDW into Brazil with implementation partner ChildFund. Since its inception in 2004, CSDW has worked… continue reading »

Exact Macola featured on CNBC, Fox News and Bloomberg International Manufacturing & Distribution Technology Series

15 Apr, 16:03

Exact, a trusted advisor and a leading provider of ERP business solutions for small-to medium-sized (SMB) manufacturing and distribution companies, announces that its Exact Macola brand will be featured in a news segment airing on CNBC, Fox News and Bloomberg International. The segment, entitled the “Long-Term Value of Investing in an ERP System,” highlights Exact Macola Senior Business Consultants Robert Klein and Phil Bini, who … continue reading »

Philip Morris International Comments on Decision in Claim Against Australia’s Plain Packaging Law

15 Apr, 05:56

The tribunal assigned to hear Philip Morris Asia’s (PMA) challenge to Australia’s plain packaging law today decided to divide the proceedings in the case into two phases – one to decide certain questions related to jurisdiction and a second to hear the arguments at the core of the case. Commenting on the decision, Philip Morris International’s Vice President, Communications Julie Soderlund said: “Australia’s plain packaging law entails the… continue reading »

Oakley’s Bubba Watson Wins Second Masters® Title

15 Apr, 02:18

Oakley, Inc. today congratulated Bubba Watson on his victory at the 2014 Masters Tournament®. A proud member of the Oakley Golf family, Watson relied on the company’s performance golf shoes and apparel throughout the competition at Augusta National®, clinching his second Green Jacket® in three years. Oakley's Bubba Watson Wins Second Masters (Photo: Business Wire) “We are honored to salute this well-earned victory for Bubba,” said… continue reading »

The Heroes Project and Prudential support Charlie Linville, a veteran who is disabled, on his climb to the peak of Mt. Everest

15 Apr, 02:18

The Heroes Project and Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE:PRU) have partnered to support USMC Staff Sergeant Charlie Linville (retired), a veteran who is disabled, as he climbs to the peak of Mt. Everest, the world’s highest mountain. His journey begins this week. The trek – “Operation Everest: 2014” – is the latest undertaking from The Heroes Project, a nonprofit organization that takes military service members, who have been severely… continue reading »

The Lies of CSI: Survey Exposes Surveillance Myths Created by TV Crime Dramas Versus Reality of Today’s Security Technology

14 Apr, 23:40

Canadians are hooked on crime dramas, and some shows are so convincing that our perception of what forensic technology can do has been skewed – especially when it comes to video surveillance. According to a survey by Leger* for Axis Communications, the global leader in network video surveillance, 68% of Canadians said they watch crime dramas like CSI, Criminal Minds, Castle and Law and Order. Of those surveyed, most believe image… continue reading »

Amica Mature Lifestyles Announces Third Quarter Fiscal 2014 Results and Quarterly Dividend

14 Apr, 21:30

Amica Mature Lifestyles Inc. (“Amica” or the “Company”) (TSX Symbol: ACC) is pleased to announce the Company’s operating and financial results for the third quarter. THIRD QUARTER HIGHLIGHTS Revenues increased 8% to $34.8 million compared to Q3/13; Overall occupancy in mature same communities(1) at February 28, 2014 was 94.1%, compared to 93.8% at May 31, 2013 and 92.5% at February 28, 2013; … continue reading »

Remington Arms Announces Voluntary Product Recall

12 Apr, 07:33

Remington Arms Company, LLC (“Remington”) today announced a voluntary recall of Model 700™ and Model Seven™ rifles with X-Mark Pro® (“XMP®”) triggers, manufactured from May 1, 2006 to April 9, 2014. Senior Remington engineers determined that some Model 700 and Model Seven rifles with XMP triggers could, under certain circumstances, unintentionally discharge. IN THE INTEREST OF SAFETY, THESE PRODUCTS ARE BEING RECALLED. … continue reading »

Turkish Airlines Wins Most Viral Celebrity Spot at Advertising Age’s 2014 Viral Video Awards

11 Apr, 01:02

Turkish Airlines, one of the world’s fastest growing airlines that was recently voted Europe’s Best Airline for the third year in a row, has been awarded the Most Viral Celebrity Spot in Advertising Age’s 2014 Viral Video Awards for “Kobe vs. Messi: The Selfie Shootout”, at the fifth annual ceremony held on April 1 in New York City. The Crispin Porter + Bogusky-created commercial spot, originally rolled out in December as a part of Turkish… continue reading »

Shiseido Expands Indonesia Operations with Joint Venture

10 Apr, 19:23

Shiseido (TOKYO:4911) has concluded a joint venture agreement with PT Sinar Mas Tunggal, a group company of the Indonesian conglomerate, Sinar Mas Group. Shiseido Co., Ltd. and the Sinar Mas Group will hold equity shares of 65% and 35%, respectively of the newly established PT Shiseido Cosmetics Indonesia.Business operations are scheduled to commence in July 2014. Masahiko Uotani, President and CEO of Shiseido (right) shakes hands with… continue reading »

Corporate Social Responsibility Weekly Recap (April 2, 2014 – April 9, 2014)

10 Apr, 18:08

The following releases focus on Corporate Social Responsibility and moved during the week of April 2, 2014 – April 9, 2014. LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Neustar Announces Partnership with Girl Scouts of Kentuckiana to Bring STEM Programs to Girls (April 09, 2014 11:00 AM) Source: Neustar, Inc. BENTONVILLE, Ark. -- Sam’s Club Hosts Free Oral Care Screening Event (April 09, 2014 09:22 AM) Source: Sam’s Club BENTONVILLE,… continue reading »