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2014-04-14 23:06:43

Acquisition Now Makes Paymentus One of the Largest Comprehensive Bill Payment Solution Providers Charlotte, NC and Blacksburg, VA (PRWEB) April 14, 2014 Electronic billing and payment technology leader, Paymentus, today announced that it has acquired Tele-Works, Inc. (TWI), a leading technology company serving utilities and municipalities in the U.S. The acquisition strengthens Paymentus' position as one of the fastest growing electronic bill presentment and payment companies in North...

2013-11-25 08:34:10

Institutions of Higher Education partner with UIU Link to connect college and high school students with accredited, transferable online classes. BLACKSBURG, Va., Nov. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- UIU Link, an ed-tech company based out of the Virginia Tech Corporate Research Center, announces the launch of their web-based catalog of accredited online university courses. Murray State University, Virginia Tech, Clemson University-MPA, University of South Carolina Aiken, St. Catharine...

2013-06-20 12:26:47

Participants to Thank Senators Warner and Kaine for Supporting Bipartisan Manchin-Toomey Background Checks Bill That Would Help Keep Guns Out of the Wrong Hands June 21st Rally is Part of "No More Names: National Drive to Reduce Gun Violence" Bus Tour; www.NoMoreNames.org ***MEDIA AND EVENT ADVISORY*** BLACKSBURG, Va., June 20, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Friday, June 21st, families of victims of the Virginia Tech and Newtown massacres will gather in Blacksburg, Virginia as...

2013-01-23 23:01:08

Evidence-Based, Personal, Social, Mobile Platform Helps People Change and Better Manage Their Lives Blacksburg, Va. and Larkspur, Calif. (PRWEB) January 23, 2013 Health Tech Hatch (Hatch), a crowdfunding and development resource for entrepreneurs creating innovative health and wellness products and companies, today announced the launch on its site of a new crowdfunding campaign for Cognichoice — The App That Helps People Change. Designed for companies in the health care industry who...

2012-12-01 05:00:02

Swiper1 enables merchants and nonprofit organizations to accept secure credit card payments directly from their mobile devices with an optional integration with Salesforce CRM. Blacksburg, VA (PRWEB) November 30, 2012 Click & Pledge, a leading software developer and payment processor for the nonprofit industry, today introduced its mobile payment application and mobile credit card reader, the Swiper1. Swiper1 enables merchants and nonprofit organizations to accept secure credit card...

2012-09-20 23:03:25

BE opens office in Blacksburg, VA to focus on cyber security projects and mobile application development. Blacksburg, VA (PRWEB) September 20, 2012 Buchanan & Edwards (BE) is excited to announce the opening of a new office in Blacksburg, Virginia. This office will be primarily dedicated to software development and will serve as an opportunity for BE to collaborate with the technical excellence of Virginia Tech´s faculty and students. The BE Blacksburg Software Development Office...

2010-11-18 09:06:00

ANNAPOLIS, Md., Nov. 18, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- ERIS Technologies, LLC, announced today that it has entered into a public-private partnership with Virginia Tech and L-3 STRATIS to co-develop an integrated security and incident management center of excellence at Virginia Tech's campus in Blacksburg, Va. This landmark initiative establishes a new infrastructure for fostering continuous development and advancement in the field of campus and facility security and management. The center will...

2010-11-01 11:39:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- An in-depth ethnographic study of the social media habits of Blacksburg, VA, the first internet wired town in the world, demonstrates the power of consumer endorsed goods and services on sales, according to a study by OgilvyOne, New York. As a town of early adopters, the residents and businesses of Blacksburg are using geo-local services such as Foursquare, combined with Twitter, blogs and Facebook to deepen relationships with friends, neighbors and...

2010-06-21 09:45:00

BLACKSBURG, Va., June 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Chamber music lovers and opera buffs, take note. The concert schedule of Viva Virginia, a two-week opera and chamber music festival starting June 21, includes a clarinet quintet and romantic pieces for violin and piano. Other powerhouse pieces to be performed are Brandenburg Concerto No. 3 for Strings by J. S. Bach and Il Tramonto by Respighi for voice and string quartet. The festival will bring together luminaries from the opera and...

2010-06-17 07:00:00

BLACKSBURG, Va., June 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- As part of its continuing network investment to support growing demand for advanced mobile devices and applications, AT&T* today announced the activation of a new 3G cell site in the Blacksburg area that will enhance coverage for area residents and businesses. The site will expand the network along Cedar Run Road and Lusters Gate Road and at the Blacksburg Country Club. With 3G speeds, AT&T customers in these areas can surf the...