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2012-01-03 12:07:00

PLEASANTON, Calif., Jan. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Equity Administration Solutions, Inc. (EASi), the largest independent stock plan software technology company in the world, today announced that Richard A. Moran, Vice Chair and CEO of Accretive Solutions, best-selling business author and expert on organizational effectiveness, has joined its Board of Directors. A former venture capitalist, Chairman of Portal Software and partner with Accenture, Mr. Moran brings financial services and...

2011-11-30 06:00:00

MIAMI, Nov. 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- One of the past's most futuristic designs will became firmly rooted in the present, when the recently-restored Fly's Eye Dome by Buckminster Fuller will be unveiled at Design Miami 2011 this weekend -- now illuminated by revolutionary light-emitting diode (LED) technology from Philips. As a featured installation at Design Miami 2011, the global forum for leading edge design, the Philips Color Kinetics-lit dome can be viewed in Miami's...

2011-10-05 05:00:00

LONDON, October 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- - Pair to Join Voices for Public Lecture on 'Rethinking the Future' Dame Ellen MacArthur is to welcome leading futurist Alex Steffen from the United States to deliver an inspirational public lecture in the UK this month as she continues to urge business and society to 'rethink the future.' 'An evening with Alex Steffen and Ellen MacArthur' takes place 20 October at the Royal Geographic Society in London. It will see the man...

2011-09-19 15:33:00

AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- South by Southwest (SXSW) Conferences and Festivals is proud to present the SXSW Eco Conference bringing together experts in fields committed to finding solutions for a sustainable world. The event will take place at the Hilton Austin in Austin, Texas, October 4-6, 2011. SXSW Eco will feature three days of diverse, top-level programming for professionals from the public, private and academic sectors and provide a platform for attendees to...

2011-09-08 07:15:00

3D Hologram-like and Other Digital Effects Enhance Content from Clayton Christensen, Gary Hamel and Nicholas Negroponte PHOENIX, Sept. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ --University of Phoenix, the nation's largest private university, today introduced The Phoenix Lecture Series, a video series that captures the insights from three of the most influential business thinkers of our generation - Professor at the Harvard Business School Clayton Christensen, London Business School's Gary Hamel, and...

2011-08-30 13:13:00

AUSTIN, Texas, Aug. 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The green futurist, Alex Steffen, dubbed by the New York Times as the author of a " . . . stimulating blueprint for fostering progress that can fit on a finite planet," will deliver the opening keynote speech at the inaugural SXSW Eco Conference. This new event will bring together professionals in business, government and academia that are committed to finding solutions for a sustainable world. Like its sister events in March, SXSW Eco will...

2011-06-13 00:00:29

"Socially-Responsible Design's Highest Award" Recognizes Initiatives that Radically Advance Human Well Being and the Health of Our Planet's Ecosystems New York, NY (PRWEB) June 11, 2011 Blue Ventures, a conservation organization that simultaneously protects marine environments while improving the standard of living in some of the world's poorest coastal communities, has been named the winner of the 2011 Buckminster Fuller Challenge. The London based non-profit, which validates the...

2011-04-02 00:00:27

In testimony yesterday before the Subcommittee on Energy and Environment Committee on Science, Space and Technology, forecasting expert J. Scott Armstrong of the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania called on Congress to cease funding global warming research, programs, and advocacy organizations. Washington, DC (Vocus/PRWEB) April 01, 2011 In testimony yesterday before the Subcommittee on Energy and Environment Committee on Science, Space and Technology, forecasting expert J....

2011-02-08 07:29:00

ROSH HA'AYIN, Israel, February 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ASOCS, the leading developer of wireless MultiComms(R) processors and system solutions for handheld devices, announced today that Gilder Cremers Fund L.P., an investment vehicle controlled by world-renowned technology visionary George Gilder, has recently closed a convertible financing round in ASOCS Ltd. "ASOCS has pioneered software-defined radio as a battlefield baseband technology-for the RF jungles of electronic warfare and...

2011-01-05 10:00:00

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- K-NFB Reading Technology, creator and developer of Blio, will bring to life new, enhanced e-book content, including well-known children's titles, on Thursday, Jan. 6 at the Consumer Electronics Show. K-NFB founder Ray Kurzweil will be demonstrating full-color, studio-quality audio titles on the Blio e-reading software at 3:30 p.m. in Microsoft's booth (#7144). Additionally, K-NFB will show an updated version of Blio (version 2.1) that will be...