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2014-01-29 23:03:46

EduKar, Medicina, SolarBrush, and Mandae to present at Challenge Cup Festival in May. Washington, D.C. and Sao Paulo, Brazil (PRWEB) January 29, 2014 Today, 1776, an incubator platform located a few blocks from the White House, in partnership with SuperNova Labs, an early stage accelerator program for tech startups that provides business boot camps and product development mentorship, announced the winners of Challenge Cup for the Sao Paulo region. Challenge Cup is a startup competition...

2014-01-27 16:20:42

WASHINGTON, Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- At 10 a.m. EST Wednesday, Jan. 29, eight NASA astronaut candidates will join John P. Holdren, Director of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, and students from Washington area schools for the annual White House State of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (SoSTEM) address. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) NASA Television will provide live coverage of this event to promote...

2014-01-24 23:01:30

CampuScene, Asius Technologies, Avivid, and WeatherCloud Move on from Denver Competition to Compete in 1776’s Global Festival Washington, D.C. & Denver, CO (PRWEB) January 24, 2014 Today, 1776, an incubator platform located a few blocks from the White House, in partnership with Galvanize, an “innovation ecosystem” designed to give entrepreneurs and innovators the best chance of success at the start of their next big thing, announced the winners of Challenge Cup for the Denver...

2014-01-23 12:29:27

WASHINGTON, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Yesterday, in a letter to President Obama, leaders for nonprofit voting rights organizations Demos and Project Vote alerted the White House that the application process for benefits under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) currently violates the National Voter Registration Act of 1993 (NVRA). In the letter, the groups urge the Obama Administration to take immediate steps to bring federally facilitated health benefits exchanges (FFEs) into...

2014-01-20 23:04:15

Aceable, Spot on Sciences, WaterLens, and Reaction Systems to Compete at Challenge Cup Festival in May Washington, DC (PRWEB) January 20, 2014 Today, 1776, an incubator platform located a few blocks from the White House, in partnership with Capital Factory, an early stage accelerator program for tech startups that provides a small amount of seed capital and weekly mentoring sessions by entrepreneurs who have founded successful companies, announced the winners of Challenge Cup for the...

2014-01-15 08:35:02

College Summit High School Students Preview New Apps at White House Datapalooza for Education Secretary Duncan While Training Educators and College Counselors WASHINGTON, Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today at the White House and the U.S. Department of Education's Education Datapalooza, College Summit showcased its new suite of 19 online and mobile apps developed to help low-income students and their families navigate the college application process. College Summit students trained...

2014-01-14 08:35:40

ORMOND BEACH, Fla., Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Emergency Communications Network (ECN), the nation's leading provider of high-speed emergency notification solutions, will participate in the Second Annual White House Safety Datapalooza on January, 14, 2014 at the United States Department of Agriculture in Washington, D.C. The event highlights innovators from the private, nonprofit and academic sectors who have used freely available government data to build products, services and apps...

2014-01-09 23:27:53

Pixorial, the award-winning personal media sharing platform, today announced its support for the first-ever White House Student Film Festival by providing students with a complimentary Pro30 account for six months (enough for the remainder of the school year). Pixorial’s universal service is used to collect all the media from customers’ life experiences – media that is currently scattered across a variety of services, devices, and people. Englewood, Colorado (PRWEB) January 09, 2014...

2014-01-08 23:22:35

The Ambassadors of the Minorities in Energy Initiative are key leaders in industry, government, academia, and nonprofits who are committed to lending their voices and vision to inform and inspire Americans about the critical need for greater diversity in STEM professions, energy entrepreneurship, and climate change adaptation and mitigation. Washington D.C. (PRWEB) January 08, 2014 The United States Secretary of Energy, Dr. Ernest Moniz, announced the first Ambassadors of the Minorities...

ISS gets four more years of funding
2014-01-08 15:02:46

[ Watch the Video: Government Gives ISS More Funding ] Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online NASA announced at a press conference that the White House has approved funding to extend the life of the International Space Station (ISS). The US space agency said on Wednesday that four years of additional funding for the space station has been approved, which will extend the life of the orbiting outpost until at least 2024. The extra funds will cost $3 billion a year, which...