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2013-04-30 12:22:29

Utility Showcases Commitment to Increase Hiring and Placement of Veterans by 10 Percent through 2013 WASHINGTON, April 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) today, as part of its work with the Joining Forces initiative, joined President Obama, Vice President Biden, First Lady Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden as they announced that American businesses have worked with Joining Forces to hire or train more than 290,000 veterans and military spouses,...

2013-04-29 12:20:11

Program Will Enable Military Personnel to Earn Industry-Recognized Information Technology Certificates before Transitioning From Military Service WASHINGTON, April 29, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- CompTIA, the leading provider of vendor-neutral skills certifications for the world's information technology (IT) workforce, has committed to support the White House's new initiative, the IT Training and Certification Program. This partnership includes Cisco, Futures Inc., Global...

2013-04-25 23:02:54

A study conducted by UserZoom, a User Experience Research firm, concludes that White House Black Market mobile website has higher overall usability compared to other fashion brands' websites and also has the highest Net Promoter Score. This result is based on consumer performance on routine purchase related tasks, using tablet devices. (PRWEB) April 25, 2013 With Mobile Commerce exploding year after year thanks to tablets and other mobile devices, brands in the fashion retail business are...

2013-04-25 23:02:07

A strong tornado traveled through the Gulf Coast Region heaping snow and ice off of rooftops that killed three. White House, TN (PRWEB) April 25, 2013 Tornado season reaches its peak at different times throughout the United States. In the Gulf Coast region, where Tennessee is located, the peak of tornado season is usually later in the year, according to Mother Nature Network. However, recently, a powerful spring storm unleashed heavy winds and a tornado in Tennessee, reports ABC. Often...

Twitter To Add Two-Factor Authentication
2013-04-24 10:08:16

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online On Monday a fake tweet was sent out from the Twitter account of the Associated Press (@AP) that there had been an attack on the White House and that President Obama was injured. This sent stocks tumbling. The FBI and securities regulators are looking into the hacking incident. This latest incident follows the hacking of the CBS Twitter accounts last Friday, where the so-called Syrian Electronic Army (SEA) began tweeting...

Hacked AP Twitter Account Reports White House Explosion
2013-04-23 13:31:37

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online You can't believe everything you read on Twitter — especially when those accounts have been compromised by hackers. A tweet on the Associated Press' Twitter account on Tuesday reported that there were two explosions in the White House and that President Barack Obama was injured. However, it didn't take long for the reputable news source to point out that its account had been hacked. "The AP twitter account has been hacked. A...

2013-04-22 12:34:39

CHICAGO, April 22, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Two Chicago high school students are participating in the Third White House Science Fair today in Washington, D.C. Shaquiesha Davis, 16, a junior at Chicago Tech Academy, will showcase her iPhone application, "Baby B 4 Me." Anthony Halmon, 19, a senior at Perspectives Leadership Academy, will present "The Thermofier." The fair, which President Obama will attend, honors students who participated in science, technology, engineering and...

2013-04-18 08:31:34

Retailer Announces Multi-layer Campaign to Boost Awareness and Raise Funds For Local Children's Hospitals NEW YORK, April 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Chico's FAS, Inc., and its family of brands - Chico's, White House Black Market, Soma Intimates, and Boston Proper - announce the launch of its third May is For Miracles campaign, a multi-faceted program to raise funds for the 170 Children's Miracle Network Hospitals® (CMN Hospitals) across North America. In 2012, Chico's FAS, Inc....

2013-04-15 08:20:45

New Campaign Aims to Shake Up Dysfunctional VA ARLINGTON, Va., April 15, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the backlog of pending disability claims at the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) soars to nearly one million, today Concerned Veterans for America (CVA) is launching a new website (MillionVetBacklog.com) and campaign to mobilize veterans and all Americans to demand accountability at VA. The new push calls on the White House to relieve VA Secretary Eric Shinseki and appoint a...

2013-04-09 23:04:15

ISTE Initiated Call to Action Asks Obama Administration to Accelerate Digital Transformation for Education to Ensure Success for All Students Washington, DC (PRWEB) April 09, 2013 Despite the perception that Internet access is ubiquitous in today´s world, only 13 percent of schools have the broadband they need to give students the same online access that most Americans have at home, work or even in a coffee shop.* To bridge the digital divide in education, the International Society for...