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2013-11-13 23:34:44

Companies should make personal connections a priority, says CEO of On Hold Company. SHREVEPORT, La. (PRWEB) November 13, 2013 The holiday shopping season is a critical time for businesses to focus on customer service online, in-person and over the telephone, On Hold Company CEO Bryant Wilson says. “Businesses should always look to provide excellent customer service, but it can be even more critical during the holidays,” Wilson said. “It’s a stressful time of year for a lot of...

2013-10-30 23:30:18

Delivers First Scribed Letter to Sir Richard Branson and Adds the Honorable Vint Cerf to Advisory Board Dublin, Ireland (PRWEB) October 30, 2013 Mobile & social technology platform lettrs, which enables cloud-based delivery of more meaningful correspondence, has expanded its social network for letter writing and added Vint Cerf to its Advisory Board, with emphasis on the lettrs Foundation to accelerate technology-enhanced letter writing to impact literacy. The recent addition of...

2013-10-13 23:03:04

Working in partnership with the X Prize Foundation and Galactic Unite (the not-for-profit initiative of Virgin Galactic, its Future Astronaut customers and Virgin Unite), PlayLab today announced a series rocket-building workshops for children grade 4-7, designed to inspire the next generation of space enthusiasts and innovators. Toronto, Ontario (PRWEB) October 13, 2013 Focusing on a collaborative effort to design, build and test rockets of varying designs, the workshop program helps...

Virgin Galactic Inks Reality TV Deal With NBC, Mark Burnett
2013-10-04 03:46:59

[ Watch the Video: A Reality Show With An Out Of This World Prize ] redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online NBC and Virgin Galactic are joining forces to develop a reality television program that will allow contestants to compete for a once-in-a-lifetime chance to travel into outer space. The program, which will be known as “Space Race”, was announced on Thursday. It will partner the peacock network and the Sir Richard Branson-owned commercial space-travel...

2013-09-19 23:23:55

The University of Western States’ (UWS) board of trustees names new executive committee members: Patricia G. Conners-Allen, DC (chair); Richard Branson, DC (vice chair); Robert C. Jones, DC (secretary); Richard Cole, DC, DACNB, DAAPM, FIACN, FICC (treasurer); and Alice Jacobson, EdD (member at large). Portland, Oredon (PRWEB) September 19, 2013 The University of Western States’ (UWS) board of trustees recently named five trustees to its executive committee. The new committee members...

SpaceShipTwo Goes Higher, Faster Than Ever During Test Flight
2013-09-06 07:04:46

[ Watch the Video: Virgin Galactic Gets Ready For Commercial Space Flight ] Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic is readying for its commercial space flight business in 2014 by completing a second test flight on Thursday, September 5, passing with flying colors. During this second rocket-powered, supersonic flight the company's SpaceShipTwo testing craft demonstrated all technical mission phases for the first time, and...

2013-07-24 23:18:47

Narrated by Oscar-winning actor Morgan Freeman, documentary also includes interviews with President Clinton and is launched on Hulu in the United States this week. New York, NY (PRWEB) July 24, 2013 Sundog Pictures announced today it will be holding a special screening of its groundbreaking documentary “Breaking the Taboo,” in St. Paul, Minnesota on July 28th, 2013. “Breaking the Taboo” is a documentary about how the global war on drugs has failed. The special screening will be...

2013-07-04 23:17:37

CEO of CINTEP Nick Christy recently urged fellow entrepreneurs to send in their submissions to the 2013 Postcode Lottery Green Challenge, the biggest international competition for sustainable business plans. London, UK (PRWEB) July 04, 2013 Nick Christy, the CEO of CINTEP, maker of the world’s most efficient eco showers, is reminding fellow entrepreneurs and business leaders that there is less than a month left to submit their entries to this year’s Postcode Lottery Green Challenge....


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Sir Richard Branson
2013-08-10 06:47:02

Sir Richard Charles Nicholas Branson, born July 18, 1950, in Surrey, England, is a British business magnate and investor. He is best known as the founder and chairman of Virgin Group of more than 400 companies. His net worth as of 2013 is $4.6 Billion (US). He is the fourth (4th) richest person in the UK, according to Forbes Magazine. His first business venture was a magazine called Student at the age of 16. By 1969, Branson was living in a London commune, surrounded by the British...

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