Dr. Lucille Burbank selected as Top Author of the Year by the International Association of Top Professionals (IAOTP)

January 16, 2019

Dr. Lucille Burbank, Educational Media Consultant and Best Selling Author of “The Inside Secrets of Sesame Street” and “Secrets from Sesame Street’s Pioneers: How They Produced a Successful Television Series,” was just recently selected as Top Author of the Year for 2019 by the International Association of Top Professionals (IAOTP) for her outstanding leadership and commitment to the industry.  While inclusion with the International Association of Top Professionals is an honor in itself, only a few members in each discipline are chosen for this distinction. These special honorees are distinguished based on their professional accomplishments, academic achievements, leadership abilities, longevity in the field, other affiliations and contributions to their communities.  All honorees are invited to attend the IAOTP’s annual award gala at the end of this year for a night to honor their achievements. www.iaotp.com/award-galaWith over 30 years of professional...

Star Headlight & Lantern Enters Strategic Export Sales & Marketing Agreement with Dorian Drake

January 17, 2019

Star Headlight & Lantern Co., Inc., manufacturers of warning lights and back-up alarms, entered into a strategic export sales and marketing agreement with Dorian Drake International.  Under the terms of the agreement, Dorian Drake will be responsible for export sales in all global markets outside of the United States and Canada.By entering into this export agreement, Star Headlight & Lantern, the leading USA-based warning lights and back-up alarms manufacturing company partners with Dorian Drake International, Inc., an export management leader,  forging a new direction for Star's international distribution strategy. Dorian Drake will act as Star's global marketing and salesforce, with a special focus on developing distribution and increasing brand recognition. Officials from both companies expressed excitement about the new relationship, which will enable Star Headlight & Lantern Company to gain access to worldwide markets for its warning lights and back-up...

accelQ 3.0 release makes it the best Automation & Test Management platform out there

January 16, 2019

accelQ () announced the release of version 3.0 just in time to start 2019. This will be the biggest release since the release of API test automation last year. “I am thrilled about version 3.0. We have taken a big leap to deliver accelQ as the most comprehensive Agile Quality Management platform. We had the right foundation with a solid test automation platform, and this release brings lifecycle management capabilities for overall optimization of quality management. We had a tremendous 2018, growing more than 10 folds, adding customers in various verticals and domains.” said accelQ Founder and CEO Mahendra Alladi. accelQ has always been loved by its users for its neat design and user experience. This release has taken it to next level by incorporating intuitive workflows to further improve productivity levels and facilitate easier adoption. It brings fluidity with which automation design and development can be significantly accelerated even for non-programmers....

UAE First – TVP Solar Thermal At Ocean Rubber Factory Beats Diesel

January 16, 2019

for Industrial Heat: supply 180°C to industrial process from the sunCuts Diesel: solar thermal energy proven to replace 27% daily fuel use in wintertimeDecarbonizing Industries: solar thermal directly cuts CO2 emissions at ORFRas Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates – Ocean Rubber Factory (ORF) and TVP Solar announce today the 3-month results of the UAE’s first solar thermal deployment applied to industrial process heat. Commissioned at ORF’s Ras Al Khaimah factory in September 2018, the solar thermal plant supplies a 180°C directly to the rubber manufacturing machinery. Even in the winter months, the TVP solar plant proved an average daily efficiency of 37% supplying 180°C, producing an average 1.9 kWhth/m²/day.TVP CEO, Mr. Piero Abbate, is emphatic: “solar thermal kills diesel! TVP cost of heat is below 0.040 USD/kWhth today....

Influencer Marketing Firm Hires New Client Strategy Manager

January 16, 2019

UpMyInfluence.com, an Influencer Marketing and PR services firm, introduces Eric Tatro as the new Client Strategy and Onboarding Manager to help with the increasing demand from small business owners globally, and to leverage influencer and attraction marketing over traditional PR services. Tatro enjoys helping businesses find their next step on the path to growth. Having run his own businesses, he identifies with the need to make each investment in marketing and growth both measurable and impactful. “My core values align with the services UpMyInfluence offers. Everything we do is either a one-time service or runs month-to-month with no contracts, which means we have to earn the business continuously. There has to be both a positive effect on their publicity and a measurable return on their investment,” said Tatro. “UpMyInfluence’s platform provides small businesses with access to tools, training, and resources previously...

SGL Entertainment Launches Their New FREE Streaming Movie Channel on ROKU

January 16, 2019

SGL Entertainment is pleased to announce that they have just launched their new FREE streaming movie channel on ROKU. Now you can watch tons of Killer movies in the Horror, Sci-fi, Thriller Genre along with Comedies, Documentaries and More and all for FREE. Other categories include Cult Films, Classic Movies and VHS. To add the channel to your ROKU Lineup just go to:  SGL Entertainment is one of the largest distributors of Independent movies and Cult Classic Films. So, now you can watch some of the finest movies from our catalog FREE with Ads, just like Network Television. Some of our films include: The Stall Directed by Jennifer M. Kay, Mission Killfast Directed by Ted V. Mikels, Solid State with Debbie Rochon, Sugar Skull Girls with Michael Berryman, Laundry Man, Dangerous People, Deadly Revisions, The Boogey Man, Attack of the Mushroom People Plus Death Ship with George Kennedy, Alice Sweet Alice with Brooke Shields, The Great Alligator with Barbara Bach,...

Credit Parent launches the first credit freeze service for parents to protect their children from identity theft

January 16, 2019

Credit Parent, Inc. has announced the public release of the first credit freeze document preparation service enabling parents to quickly and easily freeze the credit reports of their children. The release marks the first offering of its kind on the market.   “There is widespread consensus among financial and security experts that freezing the credit reports is the single most effective approach to addressing child identity theft,” said co-founder and CEO, Nick Haschka. “This has become an adoption problem driven by lack of public awareness and lack of tools for consumers. Freezing a child’s credit without Credit Parent is a bit like preparing your taxes without TurboTax or H&R Block. You can do it. It’s actually free. But, there are a lot of steps and administrative tasks involved, and it’s hard to know if you are even doing it right. Credit Parent has solved this with technology that makes the process faster, easier, and unmistakably...

Swift Biosciences Launches Swift Amplicon 16S+ITS Panel, Answering Long-Awaited Need for Comprehensive, Rapid Coverage of Metagenomic Sequences by NGS

January 16, 2019

(ANN ARBOR, Mich. – January 16, 2019) Swift Biosciences today announced the launch of its Swift Amplicon 16S+ITS Panel, facilitating routine NGS analysis of complex microbial samples (e.g. bacteria, archaea, fungi) using a single, multiplexed primer pool targeting the 16S rRNA gene (all variable regions, V1-V9) and ITS1 and ITS2 for fungi. With a comprehensive yet targeted library approach in a single-tube assay, the panel enriches the sequences used for identifying the structure of a microbial community in a format optimized for NGS.“This kit will save costs and time, and it produces better data than homebrew and other available 16S methods” said Drew McUsic, PhD, Swift’s Product Manager. “Our amplicon chemistry generates excellent sequencing quality without the need for PhiX spike-ins and shows equivalent performance with 2x150 reads vs. 2x300. In addition, by leveraging all 16S rRNA gene variable regions, this method maximizes sensitivity...

Acclaimed Challah-Bread Writer Creates Fruity Variety to Celebrate the Jewish New Year for Trees.

January 16, 2019

Rochie Pinson, author of Rising: The Book of Challah, has collaborated with Kettle & Cord, a homeware store in Crown Heights, Brooklyn, to recreate the classic challah bread with a fruity twist celebrating the Jewish New Year for Trees and the seven fruits attributed to the land of Israel.     BROOKLYN, New York - As Jewish immigration from Eastern and Central Europe rose in the last century, scores of traditionally Jewish foods slowly creeped into mainstream American culture. One such sample: That braided, doughy bread known simply as Challah.   Challah is a simple dough made from eggs, water, flour, yeast and salt, and typically braided from three strands to form a sweet, golden loaf. Challah is served to celebrate the Jewish Sabbath and Jewish holidays.   In this challah recipe, Rochie Pinson, acclaimed cookbook author and motivational speaker, adds a unique fruity twist to the traditional loaf, in...

SNF Metrics announces gold medal as innovator of the year

January 08, 2019

SNF Metrics announced that the company’s initial product offering has won Gold as Innovator of the Year in the McKnight’s Technology Awards for Skilled Care Facilities. The SNF Metrics solution is a web portal and Business Intelligence Dashboard that interfaces with each part of the organization to ease the management of every aspect of operations. The product was initially developed by and deployed at Marquis Health Services in New Jersey. After witnessing the positive business and care impact resulting from access to the right information, Marquis made the commitment to fund SNF Metrics as a standalone product and company, making the software available for sale to any skilled care facility operator. “What makes our BI solution so unique is that everything is focused from an operator’s perspective,” said Ken Berger, Chief Operating Officer of SNF Metrics. “There is no data for data’s sake. Every analysis is meant to answer...

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