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2014-03-25 23:27:42

Expedition on World’s Tallest Mountain to Use Innovative Mobile and Wearable Technologies While Raising Money for Nepalese Non-Profit San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 Summit Stories, a philanthropic mountaineering project focused on bringing educational opportunities to underprivileged youth and local communities across the the world, today announced its upcoming expedition to the top of Mount Everest. Mount Everest is the world’s tallest mountain at 8,848mt, 29,029ft in...

2014-03-21 23:00:36

The Heroes Project is organizing a fund raising day hike to the summit of Mount Baldy on March 23, 2014 to help wounded veterans rediscover their strength and pride by scaling Mount Everest, the world’s highest peak, later this spring. Civic Duty, cofounded by Dr. Michael Omidi and Julian Omidi, is proud to support the Heroes Project and Sunday’s Climb for Heroes event. (PRWEB) March 21, 2014 Civic Duty is proud to support the Climb for the Heroes 2014 fundraising event for the Heroes...

2014-03-20 23:25:31

The Siblings Program by Aid to Adoption of Special Kids (AASK) launches Siblings Summer Camp in June, 2014. These new foster care programs developed from an employee empowerment initiative by Valor and a vision by Executive Vicki Mayo of Valor Global Services while she was climbing Mount Everest. Scottsdale, Arizona (PRWEB) March 20, 2014 Executive Vicki Mayo of Arizona-based Valor Global Services woke up at 2 am at Mount Everest’s Base Camp with a vision on how to help foster children....

2014-03-06 23:25:03

End-to-End Model is Key to Unlocking Next Wave of Value with Global Business Services Dallas, TX (PRWEB) March 06, 2014 Adopting an end-to-end process model is the key to becoming a successful Global Business Services (GBS) provider and thereby unlocking the next wave of value for customers, according to Eric Simonson, Everest Group managing partner. Simonson and Michael Hedegard, Everest Group associate partner, will share GBS insights from Everest Group’s recent research and work with...

2014-01-05 23:00:43

The Story of the Legendary Apa Sherpa Olean, NY (PRWEB) January 05, 2014 Nepal, Mount Everest – Under the guidance of living legend Apa Sherpa, 360Heros™ officially made it to the top of the world in June, 2013 in a collaborative effort with HP®, Intel®, Adobe®, ATI®, NLT, Steadicam and DJI® to tell the story of his dedication to the Sherpa community, school, and foundation at Mount Everest in 360 video, 3D, and theatrical. The documentary of the life of Apa...

2013-11-26 23:24:07

Increasing dissatisfaction among buyers of IT infrastructure outsourcing services and the rapid ascent of cloud-based services is driving a fundamental market shift. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) November 26, 2013 Although traditional IT infrastructure service providers are racing to add automation and real-time data analysis capabilities to their portfolios, buyers are replacing incumbent service providers at an approximately 40 percent rate globally, reflecting competition from more agile...

2013-10-22 23:24:09

54 Deals in 2012, down from 82 the year prior, resulted chiefly from structural factors. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) October 22, 2013 ITO transaction activity in the life sciences industry slowed markedly in 2012, falling from 82 deals to 54, due to multiple challenges that included patent losses, middling R&D productivity, and rising consolidation. Smaller life sciences firms – those with less than US$10 billion in annual revenue – signed the largest share of IT contracts, driven...

2013-10-18 23:04:45

Upswing in multi-country scope with offshore model being pioneered; service providers scrambling to catch up with shifting market dynamics. (PRWEB) October 18, 2013 Adoption of managed service provider (MSP) services has moved beyond management of a traditional, blue-collar contingent workforce to embrace engineers, IT professionals and other highly skilled workers. Additionally, interest in the offshore model is taking root, as are multi-country deals. These trends stand in contrast to...


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Sir Edmund Percival Hillary
2014-01-06 11:03:49

Sir Edmund Percival Hillary was a New Zealand mountaineer, explorer and philanthropist. Hillary was born to Percival Augustus Hillary and Gertrude Hillary in Auckland, Dominion of New Zealand on July 20th of 1919. In 1920 his family moved to Tuakau, after his father was given land there. His grandparents were early settlers in the northern part of Wairoa in the middle of the 19th century after emigrating from Yorkshire, England. On May 29th of 1953, Hillary and Nepalese Sherpa mountaineer...

Karl Henize
2012-10-22 10:51:32

Karl Henize was an astronomer, space scientist and a NASA astronaut. He was born Karl Gordon Henize on October 17, 1926 in Cincinnati, Ohio. He grew up on a small dairy farm outside the city, where he grew his interest in Buck Rogers and Sir Edmund Hillary, the first man to reach the peak of Mount Everest. He attended primary and secondary schools in Plainville and Mariemont, Ohio and then continued on to the University of Virginia. There he received a Bachelor of Arts degree in mathematics...

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