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2014-03-06 08:21:37

White House Director Samara N. Moore Joins Telecom and Energy Leaders for NYU School of Engineering/Sloan Lecture NEW YORK, March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On the heels of the Obama Administration's release of guidelines to protect the nation's essential infrastructure from cyber attacks, White House Director for Cybersecurity Critical Infrastructure Protection Samara N. Moore will headline an open discussion at the NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering about the implications for...

2014-03-05 16:26:10

Benefits, Not Guilt & Blame, Are Motivators WASHINGTON, March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- President Obama needs to improve his plea for youth to sign up for health care before the March 31 deadline under the Affordable Care Act, say former White House spokesman Robert Weiner and policy analyst Emily Kopp in the Palm Beach Post today. The piece is entitled, "Obama Needs New Health Law Plea for Youth; Guilt and shame fail as motivators for kids." "Kids will sign up for health insurance...

2014-03-04 12:27:01

Parents Pushing FDA for Accelerated Approval of Safe and Effective Drug WASHINGTON, March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- After calling on the FDA directly to approve a breakthrough therapy for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, and appealing to Congress on behalf of the thousands of children facing this fatal genetic disease, concerned families have launched a national campaign and petition drive called "The Race to Yes" at TheRacetoYes.org to underscore the urgent need for accelerated...

2014-03-02 20:21:17

Film showcases STEAM program through 8 year old eyes NEW YORK, March 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Friday, February 28(th), Gabrielle Nafie and Miles Pilchik, both 8, and their film Full S[T]EAM Ahead: How Technology Rocks the Classroom, were featured at the inaugural White House Student Film Festival. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140302/NY75049 The film, narrated by Gabrielle and Miles shows how SciTech Kids afterschool, weekend and summer programs are rocking the classroom...

2014-02-28 23:20:43

UClass, Enact Systems, ReferralMD and HandUp Move on to Compete in Global Challenge Cup Festival Washington, D.C. & San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) February 28, 2014 Today, 1776, an incubator platform located a few blocks from the White House, in partnership with RocketSpace, an open innovation campus for startups, announced the winners of Challenge Cup for the San Francisco region. Challenge Cup is a startup competition spanning 16 cities around the world and culminating in Washington,...

2014-02-25 23:04:28

New Delhi is 1776’s final international stop in its global Challenge Cup competition. Washington, D.C. and New Delhi, India (PRWEB) February 25, 2014 Today, 1776, an incubator platform located a few blocks from the White House, in partnership with TLabs, a startup accelerator and early stage seed-fund in India for Internet and mobile technology startups announced the winners of Challenge Cup for the New Delhi region. Challenge Cup is a startup competition spanning 16 cities around the...

2014-02-20 23:04:43

iMedia.FM, J&F Technology, Coyote Bioscience, and Scan Trust Will Compete at 1776 Challenge Cup Festival in May Washington, D.C. and Beijing, China (PRWEB) February 20, 2014 Today, 1776, an incubator platform located a few blocks from the White House, in partnership with Hub China, an innovation stage incubator that promotes entrepreneurial culture and the growth of international business, announced the winners of Challenge Cup for the Beijing region. Challenge Cup is a startup...

2014-02-07 23:02:20

Lingual.ly, Winflex, Medisafe Project and Pink Park move on to compete at the Global Challenge Cup Festival in May. Washington, DC and Tel Aviv, Israel (PRWEB) February 07, 2014 Today, 1776, an incubator platform located a few blocks from the White House, in partnership with Microsoft Ventures Tel Aviv, an accelerator aimed at helping early stage startups do big things in cloud, internet and mobile, announced the winners of Challenge Cup for the Tel Aviv region. Challenge Cup is a startup...

Broadband Internet In Schools The Focus Of New FCC Spending Bill
2014-02-04 04:40:04

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is set to reveal plans to double a fund devoted to bringing broadband Internet connections to schools and libraries, supporting a White House push to wire all American schools with faster connection speeds. Slated to be announced on Wednesday, the new spending will come from a reorientation of the $2.4 billion E-Rate program, which supplies money for “advanced telecommunications and...

2014-02-03 23:20:35

Cape Town region winners include Squirrelthat, Khaya Power, Anasodiabitiz, and Mellowcabs. Washington, DC and Cape Town, South Africa (PRWEB) February 03, 2014 Today, 1776, an incubator platform located a few blocks from the White House, in partnership with 88 mph, a startup seed fund and accelerator based in Nairobi and Cape Town, announced the winners of Challenge Cup for the Cape Town, South Africa region. Challenge Cup is a startup competition spanning 16 cities around the world and...


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