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2013-11-21 23:24:09

Winning Companies Move On to Global Competition in May Washington, DC (PRWEB) November 21, 2013 Today, 1776, an incubator platform located a few blocks from the White House, in partnership with Impact HUB Westminister, a London-based social start-up space announced the winners of the Challenge Cup for the London region. Challenge Cup is a startup competition spanning 16 cities around the world and culminating in Washington, D.C. to find the world's most promising startups tackling...

2013-11-18 23:23:37

Winning Startups Will Compete in 1776's Global Competition in May Washington, DC (PRWEB) November 18, 2013 Today, 1776, an incubator platform located a few blocks from the White House, in partnership with Betahaus a Berlin-based shared space for creative minds announced the winners of the Challenge Cup for the Berlin region. Challenge Cup is a startup competition spanning 16 cities around the world and culminating in Washington, D.C. to find the world’s most promising startups...

2013-11-13 23:20:51

1776 Announces the Companies Advancing from First International Stop in its Global Competition Washington, DC (PRWEB) November 13, 2013 Today, 1776, an incubator platform located a few blocks from the White House, in partnership with Digital October, a Moscow-based center for the globally-minded technology entrepreneurship community announced the winners of Challenge Cup for the Moscow region. Challenge Cup is a startup competition spanning 16 cities around the world and culminating in...

2013-10-31 23:03:56

1776 announces four winners were chosen from field of 35 start-ups. Washington, DC (PRWEB) October 31, 2013 Today, 1776, an incubator platform located a few blocks from the White House, announced the winners of Challenge Cup for the Washington, D.C. region. Challenge Cup is 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. Thirty-five...

2013-10-17 23:00:43

The American Academy of Nursing is relieved that the federal government is open, but notes that the shutdown delayed critical health and medical research and development. The Academy calls upon the White House and Congress to come together and create a long term agreement on our national budget priorities. Washington, DC (PRWEB) October 17, 2013 The American Academy of Nursing is relieved that Congress and the White House have finally reopened the government. The health and wellness of...

2013-10-15 23:03:22

Invented by Johns Hopkins Medicine and developed by Remedy Health Media, Mood 24/7 tracks patient mood and coordinates care among physicians and family. New York, NY (PRWEB) October 15, 2013 Mood 24/7 (http://www.Mood247.com) a web-based mental health tracking and care coordination technology invented by Dr. Adam Kaplin of Johns Hopkins Medicine and developed by Remedy Health Media, was featured recently at the White House’s Behavioral Health IT Innovations Conference hosted by the...

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...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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