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The Bentonville Convention & Visitors Bureau and Digital Impact Solutions Launch the Visit Bentonville Chatbot

Bentonville and El Dorado, Arkansas, July 19, 2018: Visit Bentonville and Digital Impact Solutions today announced the launch of one of the first community destination bots in the United States.Jointly designed by the Bentonville Convention and Visitor’s Bureau and Digital Impact Solutions (DIS) and built by DIS co-founder Joe Buhler, the newly launched Facebook Messenger Chatbot will provide the visitor, or consumers considering a trip to Bentonville, Arkansas with just about anything and...

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China’s ShangRing wins silicon valley's highest gold award

China’s ShangRing wins silicon valley's highest gold award

On July 11th, Silicon Valley Expo 2018 was hosted by the International Federation of Inventors' Associations, organized by the Korea Invention Promotion Association and the Silicon Valley international invention Festival, ended successfully in Silicon Valley. (July 4th local time in the United States ?China's ShangRing patent technology has won the highest gold medal, representing the most advanced scientific and technological achievements in the field of contemporary medical...

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Play Labs, a Summer Accelerator at MIT, Announces 2018 Class of Playful Startups and Demo Day

Play Labs, a Summer Accelerator at MIT, Announces 2018 Class of Playful Startups and Demo Day

Play Labs, a summer accelerator hosted at the MIT Game Lab, has announced its second batch of startups that have been admitted to the program. The current batch runs from June-August, and the Demo Day will be on August 14, 2018 at 6:00 pm EDT at MIT in classroom E51-115. The Demo Day will be open to investors, members of the MIT community, and the general public. In addition to the physical event, Play Labs Demo Day will be streamed live on the web for those not in the Boston area.   Sign...

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Travelers Protective Association Holds 128th National Convention in Gatlinburg, Tenn.

Travelers Protective Association Holds 128th National Convention in Gatlinburg, Tenn.

Travelers Protective Association (TPA), a fraternal benefit society, recently held its 128th national convention at Black Bear Inn & Suites in Gatlinburg, Tenn. More than 120 delegates representing 16 divisions located throughout the country attended the four-day conference. An auction and reception raised more than $18,000 for the Scholarship Trust for the Hearing Impaired. More than $2,600 was also raised for the Homer T. Wilson Fund, which provides emergency financial aid and...

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Ragan Whiteside, Soul-Jazz Flutist, Makes History with #1 on Billboard, Mediabase, and Smooth Jazz Network Simultaneously

Ragan Whiteside, Soul-Jazz Flutist, Makes History with #1 on Billboard, Mediabase, and Smooth Jazz Network Simultaneously

After the Billboard Top 10 success of “Early Arrival,” flutist Ragan Whiteside has made history as the first female flutist to hit #1 on Billboard, Mediabase, and Smooth Jazz Network Top 100 simultaneously with her second single, “Corey’s Bop”.  Ragan has performed with a veritable “who’s who” in Contemporary/Smooth Jazz including Marion Meadows, Walter Beasley, Tom Browne, Chieli Minucci, Kim Waters, Bob Baldwin, Frank McComb, and...

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Initiative: Eau receives community development grant from U.S. Embassy Ouagadougou

Initiative: Eau receives community development grant from U.S. Embassy Ouagadougou

Initiative: Eau is pleased to announce it has received a $10 000 USD grant from the Embassy of the United States of America to Burkina Faso. These funds will support H2Odata.city.fada, a water infrastructure sustainability project to improve local water infrastructure monitoring and maintenance capacity through the training and responsibilization of maintenance entities in Fada N'gourma, Burkina Faso. Fortified local monitoring and maintenance capacity improves quality and reliability...

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Jacky Investments Company Limited and other International Investors considering Legal Action against Venture Fund TMT Investments

Sources close to Thailand-based Jacky Investments Company Limited, also known as Jacky Star, maintain that they, and over a dozen other investors from The Russian Federation, are considering legal action against venture fund TMT Investments PLC (“TMT”), for stocks they first purchased on LSE AIM in 2015. Sources say that investors will allege that TMT used insider information to violate the law and intentionally defraud TMT’s investors of between $1 million and $5 million...

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Tens of Millions of Acrylic Blocks Made by Hy-Lite Over Past Three Decades

Tens of Millions of Acrylic Blocks Made by Hy-Lite Over Past Three Decades

From privacy panels to windows to interior shutters, during the past 30 years Hy-Lite® has manufactured hundreds of thousands of acrylic block products. Since 1988 the company has solved design and privacy issues for architects, builders and homeowners by crafting stunning acrylic block products for homes, businesses and television and movie sets in the United States and across the globe.“Our company revolutionized the privacy window market three decades ago by introducing...

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The Inside Coup® Accelerates Nationwide Expansion with Major Market Franchise Growth

The Inside Coup® Accelerates Nationwide Expansion with Major Market Franchise Growth

The Inside Coup® is expanding its strategic nationwide reach with new franchise territories awarded to deliver the brand’s glossy, upscale direct mail magazine, and digital crossover platforms, to select demographically specific mailboxes in California, Florida and Texas.  The newly-awarded franchise territories include full-market development for Orange County, California; Naples, Venice and Fort Myers in Southwest Florida; and North Texas, including the fast-growing...

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Primetime Emmy Award Winner Timothy Busfield is coming to JSFF  Premiering his TV series pilot: “TENURE”

Primetime Emmy Award Winner Timothy Busfield is coming to JSFF Premiering his TV series pilot: “TENURE”

Asbury Park, New Jersey: Timothy Busfield’s new TV series “Tenure” will be debuted at the Jersey Shore Film Festival this August! Written and directed by Busfield, this primetime pilot stars Busfield and his wife Melissa Gilbert, as well as Dylan Baker and Marin Mazzie. The Pilot is a dramedy and it is shot ala Larry David’s “Curb Your Enthusiasm.” The show is a collaboration filmed with his students at MSU, Busfield says, “Tenure was a tremendous collaborative...

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Ready, Set, Go: Gizzo’s New, Portable Grill From Gizzo Is a Red Hot, Sizzling Treat for Barbeque Lovers This Summer

Ready, Set, Go: Gizzo’s New, Portable Grill From Gizzo Is a Red Hot, Sizzling Treat for Barbeque Lovers This Summer

Sausages, steak, burgers, shrimp – a charcoal barbeque doesn’t just smell delicious, it brings out the best in food, giving it a delicious taste that perfectly accompanies the languid heat of long summer days. With the summer season in full swing, people across the world are enjoying sizzling food out in the sunshine. However, barbeques have been clunky affairs for those without garden space or out adventuring, reserved for those with the luxury of a backyard. This is all...

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Korean Cannabis Association arranges supply of high quality medical cannabis for Korean market

In anticipation of legalization of medical cannabis in Korea, the Korean Cannabis Association has arranged for the supply of high quality medical cannabis, for the Korean market, from a joint venture of Tikun Olam, Ltd. and York Bridge Capital. Tikun Olam, headquartered in Israel, is the world’s leading cannabis brand with partnerships in Canada, Australia, Germany and South Africa among its standard bearers. Tikun Olam pioneered medical cannabis; it was the first to put into...

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Podcast Debut of Oralicious: A Tale of Sex

Podcast Debut of Oralicious: A Tale of Sex

TUNE IN TO BE BOLD! Podcast Debut of Oralicious: A Tale of SexIt’s time to reconsider what you think you know about sex. Did you know that a 2016 study out of Canada determined that women were twice as likely to give oral sex to their partner but half as likely to enjoy it? That among over 3,000 sexually active Millennials, 35% of women and 15% of men have said they take part in anal sex regularly? And that among sexually active adults, across orientations, straight women are the least likely...

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