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AppRiver Offering Digital Disaster Preparedness to Businesses

Gulf Breeze, FL – August 26, 2016 — Bad weather can create a perfect storm for business. With Invest 99—predicted to become Tropical Storm Hermine—threatening the Southeastern United States, AppRiver has once again activated its free Digital Disaster Preparedness Service (DDPS). First made available in 2005, DDPS is a service designed to prevent businesses from losing email in the event of a mail server outage. It is offered at no charge to organizations facing imminent natural disasters such as a hurricane or flooding. “With our US headquarters in Northwest Florida, we’re no strangers to nature’s fury,” said Michael Murdoch, CEO…

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Apple Music Festival to Light Up London

Apple Music Festival to Light Up London with 10 Nights of Spectacular Performances This September Alicia Keys, Bastille, Britney Spears, Calvin Harris, Chance the Rapper, Elton John, Michael Bublé, OneRepublic, Robbie Williams and The 1975 Headline Festival’s 10th Anniversary LONDON ― August 25, 2016 ― Apple® today announced the Apple Music® Festival will return to London’s legendary Roundhouse this September for a 10th anniversary celebration of live music, curated exclusively by Apple Music for fans around the world. The full lineup was announced today by Julie Adenuga, the London voice of Beats 1®, an Apple Music radio station that celebrates…


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First Book, Target Team Up

First Book, Target Team Up to Bring New Sports Equipment to Further Wellness and Learning for Children in Need From Soccer Balls to Baseballs, Target Helps First Book Go to Bat to Help Educators Boost Physical Activity for Kids in Need WASHINGTON, Aug. 25, 2016 — As part of its ongoing mission to further educational equity, First Book, a nonprofit social enterprise, is adding sports and fitness equipment to the wide range of resources available to programs and schools serving children in need, thanks to support from Target. “Whether it’s dribbling a basketball, playing softball, or maneuvering through an obstacle…


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NASA Opens Media Accreditation for NOAA’s GOES-R November Launch

Media accreditation now is open for the launch of NOAA’s Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite-R (GOES-R) weather and environmental satellite, currently planned for Nov. 4. GOES-R will launch aboard a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket from Space Launch Complex 41 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. The two-hour launch window opens at 5:40 p.m. EDT. Media prelaunch and launch activities will take place at Cape Canaveral and NASA’s Kennedy Space Center, adjacent to Cape Canaveral. Credentialing deadlines are as follows: International media without U.S. citizenship must apply by 4:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 30, for access to Cape Canaveral…


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YouTube Now The #1 Brand Among U.S. Kids 6-12

For the First Time, a Content Provider Tops List NEW YORK, Aug. 24, 2016 — Move over, Oreo, Disney, McDonald’s and other iconic kid and family brands, YouTube tops this year’s list of Kids’ Most Loved Brands. According to the 2016 Brand Love® study, released by youth research firm Smarty Pants, YouTube is up from #7 in 2015, a rise heavily driven by tweens ages 9-12, and tween boys, in particular. While streaming video services like Netflix remain popular with kids, YouTube has become the go-to portal for 6-12’s seeking an endless supply of short-form videos. The brand fits perfectly…


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Florida Hospital and Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital

Exclusive Affiliation to Deliver Higher Quality of Pediatric Care to Patients Tampa, FL August 23, 2016 — Florida Hospital and Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital are creating an exclusive affiliation to deliver high quality pediatric care, closer to home for patients in Hillsborough and Pasco counties. These two organizations share a common goal – to be leaders in children’s health and well-being through treatment, education and advocacy. Together, Florida Hospital and Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital are committed to creating more access to quality pediatric care for our community. That includes access points through Florida Hospital emergency rooms in Tampa…


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Texas Health Resources becomes nation’s largest employer to become Blue Zones Project Approved

FORT WORTH, Texas>Aug. 23, 2016 — Texas Health Resources is looking beyond hospital rooms and patient charts and working to make Fort Worth one of the healthiest cities in the country. As the primary sponsor of Blue Zones Project®, Fort Worth, the regional health system is leading the community wide well-being improvement movement. With 23,000 employees and more than 400 points of access throughout North Texas, Texas Health is the nation’s largest employer and health system to become Blue Zones Project Approved™, demonstrating how employers can play a significant role in promoting longer, better lives. Blue Zones Project works with selected…


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Traffick Media Campaign Helps Houstonians Recognize and Report Human Trafficking

August 22, 2016 — Mayor Sylvester Turner announced the launch of Watch for Traffick, a city-wide media campaign to raise awareness about human trafficking and encourage Houstonians to report it.  The new multi-media campaign is one element of a broader anti-human trafficking strategic plan unveiled earlier this year. Watch for Traffick ads about the nine different forms of human trafficking will be displayed various places including taxis and buses, television and social media.  Printed materials will also be available in five languages.  The City’s partners in this campaign are United Against Human Trafficking, the Harris County District Attorney, the Houston…


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Orbis’s Flying Eye Hospital Lands in Silicon Valley

Using technology to create a community to fight blindness around the world MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Aug. 8, 2016 — Orbis, the international nonprofit that unites the world to fight blindness has brought its new Flying Eye Hospital to Silicon Valley. As the world’s only accredited ophthalmic training hospital aboard an MD-10 aircraft, this unique aircraft brings state of the art technology, training and teaching tools to local healthcare teams so that they can win the fight in their communities. The third-generation Flying Eye Hospital features 3D technology and live broadcast capabilities enabling Orbis, with their expert Volunteer Faculty, to train…


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Apple Reports Third Quarter Results

Services Revenue Grows 19% as App Store Hits All-Time Record CUPERTINO, California –  July 26, 2016 — Apple® today announced financial results for its fiscal 2016 third quarter ended June 25, 2016. The Company posted quarterly revenue of $42.4 billion and quarterly net income of $7.8 billion, or $1.42 per diluted share. These results compare to revenue of $49.6 billion and net income of $10.7 billion, or $1.85 per diluted share, in the year-ago quarter. Gross margin was 38 percent compared to 39.7 percent in the year-ago quarter. International sales accounted for 63 percent of the quarter’s revenue. “We are…