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NFL and Zebra Technologies Expand on Third Year

Zebra developed an instrumented football with Wilson Sporting Goods NFL will furnish each team in league with data generated by the Zebra Sports Solution LINCOLNSHIRE, Ill., Sept. 2, 2016 — Zebra Technologies Corporation (NASDAQ: ZBRA), a global leader in providing solutions and services that give enterprises real-time visibility into their operations, announced the evolution of its partnership with the NFL. Zebra will again be deploying the Zebra Sports Solution across all NFL stadiums in the U.S. plus Wembley and Twickenham Stadiums in London and Estadio Aztech in Mexico City for the NFL International Series as well as Camping World Stadium…


September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (September 2, 2016) This year, parents of nearly 16,000 children in the U.S. will hear the words: “Your child has cancer.” One in five of those children won’t survive. September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, and as a leader in the way the world understands, treats and defeats childhood cancer and other life-threatening diseases, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital® is rallying communities to join its lifesaving mission: Finding cures. Saving children®. Despite significant progress made by St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, which has helped push the overall childhood cancer survival rate from 20 to more than 80 percent…


Samsung Expands Smartwatch Portfolio with Gear S3

Samsung Electronics today unveiled the Gear S3, a striking and innovative smartwatch that further solidifies Samsung’s leadership in the wearables category. Inspired by traditional timepieces and the art of watchmaking, the Gear S3 combines timeless design with the latest in mobile technology, including IP68 water resistance, mobile payments*, LTE connectivity* and built-in GPS, making it the ideal addition to any watch collection. Samsung Gear S3 is available in two bold designs to suit different users’ lifestyles: frontier and classic. Inspired by the active explorer, the Gear S3 frontier evokes a rugged outdoor look with an enduring style that blends form…


Hyundai Hope On Wheels Awards $150,000 Research Grant

Hyundai Hope On Wheels Awards $150,000 Research Grant DALLAS, Sept. 1, 2016 — Hyundai Hope On Wheels® (HHOW) and Dallas-area Hyundai dealers will present Children’s Medical Center Foundation with a $150,000 Young Investigator Grant to be used to expand the knowledge base of pediatric cancer and improve the standards of care. Children’s Medical Center Foundation, in partnership with UT Southwestern Medical Center, was one of 10 recipients across the country selected from nonprofit Children’s Oncology Group (COG) member institutions after a rigorous grading process. The $150,000 Young Investigator Grant will be presented during a Handprint Ceremony on September 2, during…


Pine Gate Renewables Announces $20 MM Investment

Charlotte, N.C. September 01, 2016 Pine Gate Renewables, LLC, a leading solar project developer, today announced $20 million in new project financing from investment affiliates of New Energy Capital Partners. This funding will enable Pine Gate Renewables to develop, build, and bring online a projected 200 MW of solar power in projects in North Carolina, South Carolina and Oregon. President Zoë Gamble Hanes says “Pine Gate Renewables’ partnership with New Energy Capital positions us for development growth in key markets and enables our transition to financing, owning and operating solar assets.” New Energy Capital’s financing is consistent with other changes…


Watch Live as NASA Astronaut, Two Crewmates Return to Earth

Three International Space Station crew members are scheduled to return to Earth on Tuesday, Sept. 6. NASA Television will provide coverage of their departure from the orbital outpost and return home, beginning at 9 a.m. EDT Tuesday, Sept. 6. Expedition 48 Commander Jeff Williams of NASA and Soyuz Commander Alexey Ovchinin and Flight Engineer Oleg Skripochka of the Russian space agency Roscosmos will undock their Soyuz TMA-20M spacecraft from the space station at 5:51 p.m. and land in Kazakhstan at 9:14 p.m. (7:14 a.m. Kazakhstan time Sept. 7.) Together, the Expedition 48 crew members contributed to hundreds of experiments in…


Electronic Locks Will Soon Replace More Traditional Ones

El Paso, TX – Wednesday, August 31, 2016 El Paso, TX has been known as one of the safest large cities in the United States. However, this does not mean that everyone can keep their doors unlocked at all times. As times change, so do lock technologies and your old, brass deadbolt will soon become a thing of the past. Luckily, local homeowners are turning to companies like SlimJim.me to help make the transition to new high-tech and smart lock systems for their homes. Different types of high-tech and smart locks include; biometric locks, touchscreen locks, smartphone operated locks, passkey…


Update on Chris Mortensen’s Health – ESPN

In January, ESPN senior NFL analyst Chris Mortensen announced that he had been diagnosed with Stage IV throat cancer. He has been on a leave of absence the past few months, focusing on his treatment and recovery. Below are statements updating his condition. FROM CHRIS MORTENSEN: “I received very encouraging news last week from my oncologist team of doctors at M.D. Anderson Cancer Center that now enables me to completely focus on recovery rather than treatment. The Stage IV throat (oropharyngel) cancer that was diagnosed in early January and treated with intensive chemotherapy and radiation has been virtually reduced to zero detection of the disease through the latest…


Simplifying The Struggle: The Simple Grocer Brings Whole30 And Paleo

Simplifying The Struggle: The Simple Grocer Brings Whole30 And Paleo Friendly Foods To Your Doorstep HAMILTON, Texas, Aug. 29, 2016 — The Simple Grocer announces the debut of its new online grocery shopping website. Thesimplegrocer.com will launch offering a range of Whole30 Approved proteins from all natural meat producer Pederson’s Natural Farms. Offering convenience and accessibility to consumers, thesimplegrocer.com has a soft launch date of September 1, 2016. Shoppers will have a variety of products from which to choose ranging from bacon to sausage to ham – all of which are free of added sweeteners and paleo friendly. The Simple…


Surfers Become Citizen Scientists

Surfers Become Citizen Scientists As Surfboard Fin Collects Critical Ocean Data SAN CLEMENTE, Calif., Aug. 29, 2016 — For more than 30 years, the Surfrider Foundation has leveraged citizen science to identify and solve issues facing their coasts. Once again, Surfrider will be engaging the community, specifically surfers, to collect critical data in a nearshore environment using a surfboard fin, called the Smartfin. The Smartfin is a surfboard fin with sensors that measure multiple ocean parameters including salinity, pH, temperature, location, and wave characteristics.  The data surfers acquire while in the water will become accessible in near real-time to the global…