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Samsung Product Ban Gets No Reprieve From The White House
2013-10-09 04:28:11

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The White House has allowed a ban of older Samsung products to stand which will block certain electronic media devices from entering the country. The International Trade Commission (ITC) placed a ban on certain Samsung devices which violate Apple patents pertaining to multi-touch input and detecting when a headphone jack is in use. The Korean company hoped the White House would repeal the ban as they had done for Apple two months...

2013-09-23 23:03:43

Invite-only conference dedicated to combatting widespread human rights abuse New York (PRWEB) September 23, 2013 The President of Auburn Theological Seminary, the Rev. Dr. Katharine Rhodes Henderson, met with White House officials and civil society leaders to develop strategies to combat the widespread human rights abuse of human trafficking last week. The invitation-only event, “Taking Action to Eradicate Modern-Day Slavery,” gathered the nation’s top leaders on this issue to share...

2013-09-17 23:21:58

First eight cities to host competitions, global partners announced. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) September 17, 2013 Today, 1776, an incubator platform located a few blocks from the White House, announced the opening of applications for Challenge Cup, a startup competition spanning 16 cities around the world and culminating in Washington, D.C. to find the world’s most promising startups tackling education, healthcare, energy and city challenges. Washington, D.C. will host the first round of...

2013-09-13 23:04:23

The award-winning television program will feature White House Design Company in an upcoming segment. Coral Springs, FL (PRWEB) September 13, 2013 The producers of Viewpoints Industry TV are pleased to announce the White House Design Company will be featured in an upcoming segment on "Fashion Forward Designs for Today's Women" as part of the show's Lifestyle Collection series. While we're all unique, body image is an endless struggle that women in nearly every...

2013-09-09 23:21:46

General Assembly partners with 1776 to expand educational programming in technology, business and design to Washington D.C. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) September 09, 2013 General Assembly, a global educational institution transforming thinkers into creators today announced an educational partnership with Washington, D.C. incubator platform, 1776. Through this partnership, General Assembly and 1776 will offer full-time immersive programs, long-form courses, and classes and workshops in...

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