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macOS Sierra Now Available as a Free Update

Siri Comes to Mac with All-New Capabilities for the Desktop CUPERTINO — September 20, 2016 — Apple® today announced that macOS™ Sierra, the latest major release of the world’s most advanced desktop operating system, is now available as a free update. macOS Sierra brings Siri® to the Mac® with intelligent and helpful features users know and love from iPhone® and iPad®, along with all-new capabilities designed specifically for use on the desktop. Features like Universal Clipboard, iCloud® Desktop and Documents, Auto Unlock and Apple Pay® on the web help your Mac work even better with other Apple devices. And Photos gets an update…

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NIH awards more than $150 million for research on environmental influences on child health

ECHO program to investigate exposures from conception through early childhood. The National Institutes of Health today announced $157 million in awards in fiscal year 2016 to launch a seven-year initiative called Environmental influences on Child Health Outcomes (ECHO). The ECHO program will investigate how exposure to a range of environmental factors in early development — from conception through early childhood — influences the health of children and adolescents. “Every baby should have the best opportunity to remain healthy and thrive throughout childhood,” said NIH Director Francis S. Collins, M.D., Ph.D. “ECHO will help us better understand the factors that contribute…


Sena Unveils Revolutionary Smart Cycling Helmet

LAS VEGAS, Sept. 21, 2016 — Sena Technologies, Inc., an industry leader in Bluetooth innovation for the motorsport and outdoor activities market, debuted today for the first time in North America, the world’s first Bluetooth and QHD Action camera integrated cycling helmet, exclusively to media, dealers and trade members at the 2016 Interbike Trade Show in Las Vegas. The Sena Smart Helmet for Cycling packs in today’s top of the line technology with the seamless functionality needed for your ride, all in a sleek and extremely lightweight design, equipped with a fully integrated Bluetooth communication system and QHD action camera. Talk…

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ATA Truck Tonnage Index Jumped 5.7% in August

Index Up 5.9% from August 2015 Arlington, Va. — American Trucking Associations’ advanced seasonally adjusted (SA) For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index increased 5.7% in August, following a 2.1% decline during July. In August, the index equaled 141.8 (2000=100), up from 134.2 in July. The all-time high was 144 in February. Compared with August 2015, the SA index rose 5.9%, the largest year-over-year gain since May also 5.9%. In July, the year-over-year increase was 0.2%. Year-to-date, compared with the same period in 2015, tonnage was up 3.5%. The not seasonally adjusted index, which represents the change in tonnage actually hauled by the…


2016-2017 NFL Season Kicks Off on ESPN Deportes

Multiplatform live coverage of Monday Night Football available across ESPN Deportes TV, ESPN Deportes Radio and WatchESPN ESPN Deportes will present live coverage of 17 regular season Monday Night Football games, a Wild Card playoff game and the Pro Bowl. The season kicks off with Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Washington Redskins Monday, September 12 at 7 p.m. ET on ESPN Deportes television, ESPN Deportes Radio and WatchESPN. Super Bowl XXI and XXV champion Raul Allegre returns as in-game analyst along with play-by-play voice Alvaro Martin. ESPN Deportes’ coverage will feature a Monday night pregame show, NFL Esta Noche, at 8 p.m….


OSHA Final Rule to Improve Workplace Injury and Illness Tracking

Announced by the OSHA Training Center at Chabot-Las Positas Community College District Effective January 1, 2017, OSHA to Require Electronic Submission of Injury and Illness Records by Large and High Risk Employers Dublin, CA, September 09, 2016 The OSHA Training Center at Chabot-Las Positas Community College District, the only authorized OSHA Training Institute Education Center headquartered in Northern California, has announced a new final rule that revises OSHA’s requirements for recording and submitting records of workplace injuries and illnesses. Effective January 1, 2017, OSHA will require certain employers to electronically submit the injury and illness information they are already required…


Samsung Celebrates Ability with Launch of Rio 2016 Paralympic Games Campaign

Samsung Electronics, Worldwide Partner of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) in the Wireless Communications Equipment category, today announced its global Rio 2016 Paralympic Games campaign – a continuation of the brand’s Rio 2016 Olympic Games program – which celebrates how meaningful progress comes from daring to defy barriers. The campaign kicks off with the announcement of several on-the-ground activations including the transformation of Samsung Galaxy Studios in Rio, the Samsung Paralympic Blogger program, official application and the Whang Youn Dai Award. “The Paralympic Games are a global movement that inspire and celebrate the spirit of progress and the human challenge,”…


WTA Rising Star Belinda Bencic Joins Maui Jim’s Team Of Ambassadors

MAUI, Hawaii, Sept. 6, 2016 — Maui Jim, Inc.®, the company whose premium polarized sunglasses let you see the world in clear, spectacular colors, introduces rising tennis star, Belinda Bencic, as its newest brand ambassador. Belinda joins a talented group of professional athletes to represent Maui Jim, including Martina Hingis, Garbiñe Muguruza, David Ferrer, Ernie Els, and Miguel Ángel Jiménez. At the early age of 2 ½ years old, Bencic first picked up a racket while playing with her father in Switzerland. Her passion for the sport was ignited at the age of 4 when she began training at the Melanie…


Tax Expert Who Opposes Trump Says

His Corporate Tax Reform Is Actually Very Good DALLAS, Sept. 6, 2016 — The corporate tax reform proposed by Donald Trump would result in a hefty pay raise for most American workers, according to a well-regarded tax specialist who doesn’t plan to vote for him. Laurence Kotlikoff, a Boston university economist, analyzed the Trump corporate tax plan at the request of the Goodman Institute, a Dallas based think tank. The analysis is based on a model Kotlikoff developed with other economists – one that finds that the burden of the corporate income tax falls mainly on workers, not on shareholders….


College Football’s Best Kickoff Weekend Ever

Ole Miss vs. Florida State: Concludes College Football’s Best Kickoff Weekend Ever with Impressive 5.3 Overnight on ESPN and Sets New ESPN College Football Streaming Record for the Second Time in Consecutive Nights ESPN Streaming: Annual Labor Day Night Game Surpasses Record-Setting Notre Dame at Texas Game from Sunday Night On ESPN: Network’s Highest Overnight of the Weekend and a Top 5 Labor Day Game Ever on ESPN; Second Best Overnight of Kickoff Weekend Across All Networks College Football’s Kickoff Weekend on ESPN/ABC: Top Six Overnights Across All Nets; Expected to Win the Night Each Night of Labor Day Weekend…