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2014-04-29 12:28:24

New Music Streaming Service aims to turn Music Discovery into a Social Experience BLACKSBURG, Va., April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- TrackPunch launches its new music streaming service with one goal: to turn music discovery into a social experience. The platform provides users with an elegant way to find and listen to new music, based on their friends' listening habits. TrackPunch aggregates music data from popular music sources such as Spotify, Rdio, and Pandora to determine...

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...

2013-01-23 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...


Word of the Day
holluschickie
  • A 'bachelor seal'; a young male seal which is prevented from mating by its herd's older males (mated bulls defending their territory).
This comes from the Russian word for 'bachelors.'
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