California Tech & Science
Facebook Senior Executive Kevin Lo Joins Genalyte As President
14 12 2017
SAN DIEGO, Dec. 14, 2017 -- Genalyte, Inc. announced today that Kevin Lo has been named President of the company.
Lo comes to Genalyte following leading roles at Facebook and Google. He previously served as senior executive at Facebook, leading their Connectivity efforts. At Google, Lo served as General Manager where he co-founded and ran Google Fiber, the company's US gigabit Internet and TV service provider.
"We are at a critical juncture where technology and innovation are driving fundamental changes within our healthcare industry. Genalyte is poised to lead a revolution in real time diagnostics—one that creates better treatment and patient outcomes," said Lo. "The novel approach using the company's breakthrough blood diagnostics technology and cloud lab model enables rapid, accurate point of care decisions. I'm excited to join the Genalyte team and help deliver this transformative technology to the health care system."
Lo has a long history of...
Right On Brands (RTON) Hires Director Of Product Development
14 12 2017
LOS ANGELES, CA, Dec. 14, 2017 -- Right On Brands, Inc. (OTCQB: RTON) announced today that Medical Biochemist Dr. Ashok Patel has been appointed Director of Product Development. His expertise in natural oils and extracts will allow Right On Brands to develop first of its kind, healthy hemp products to be marketed under Humbly Hemp and Endo Brands. Dr. Patel has manufactured numerous products over the years for companies around the world that strive to provide the highest quality, all-natural products to their customers, both human and animal. Dr. Patel uses his expertise in medical biochemistry to formulate products that are safe and effective as well as provide the benefits of the latest breakthroughs in science. Dr. Patel’s extensive network of professionals in all fields allows him to develop products based on newly discovered or re-discovered natural ingredients from around the world.Dr. Patel's Bio is available on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/ashok-patel-ph-d-95a91b36/“We...
AT&T Expands Innovative High-Speed Internet to Additional Rural and Underserved Communities in Florida
14 12 2017
TALLAHASSEE, Fla., Dec. 14, 2017 -- AT&T* expanded Fixed Wireless Internet1 to homes and small businesses in rural and underserved locations across 15 new counties. This follows the launch of Fixed Wireless Internet in parts of Florida in June.
Residents and businesses can sign-up for service today in parts of - Alachua, Bay, Citrus, Columbia, Dixie, Gilchrist, Hernando, Jackson, Levy, Marion, Putnam, St. Lucie, Taylor, Volusia and Washington counties.
Communities across these counties eligible for the service include Hawthorne, Archer, Gainesville, Newberry, Fountain, Youngstown, Panama City, Ebro, Crystal River, Inglis, Citrus Springs, Dunnellon, Lake City, Fort White, Old Town, Steinhatchee, Cross City, Bell, Trenton, Fanning Springs, Newberry, Brooksville, Weeki-Wachee, Holmes, Graceville, Bonifay, Campbellton, Graceville, Cottondale, Fountain, Chipley, Chiefland, Bronson, Inglis, Trenton, Williston, Cedar Key, Morriston, Dunnellon, Otter Creek, Newberry, Dunnellon, Ocala,...
HERSHEY’S CHOCOLATE WORLD Attraction Unwraps New, Immersive, Sensory Experience in Times Square
14 12 2017
HERSHEY, Pa., Dec. 14, 2017 -- The Hershey Company (NYSE:HSY) today announced the grand opening of New York City’s sweetest landmark – the new, expanded location of Hershey’s Chocolate World Times Square Attraction. The new store will give approximately four million visitors a year more ways to experience chocolate and Hershey brands than ever before, from an authentic camper where customers can enjoy made-to-order s’mores, to the warm-baked goods and Hershey-inspired treats at the HERSHEY’S Kitchens Bakery.“Hershey was the first confectionery company to create a destination for people to experience our brands firsthand, with a legacy spanning nearly 50 years,” said Suzanne Jones, Vice President, The Hershey Experience. “Today, we’re proud to push our legacy forward in Times Square, the crossroads of the world. We’ve succeeded in creating a landmark destination where chocolate lovers will experience something unlike anything they’ve seen, smelled or tasted before.” The...
The Art of Business: Celebrating 30 Years in Los Angeles
14 12 2017
Beverly Hills Hotel Brand Identity
"My experiences naturally gave me a foundation for doing the thing that decades later would become a trend — GOING GLOBAL."
SANTA MONICA, Calif. December 14, 2017
Celebrating her 30th year in Los Angeles, IMAGE: Global Vision founder Regina Rubino reflects upon what inspired her transition from New York City to the “City of Angels” and back (with a decade spent in Asia) and how it’s affected her point of view and her work, while creating award-winning brand and identity solutions for multinational businesses with culturally diverse clientele.
As a student in New York City’s High School of Art and Design, then Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT), Rubino was immersed in a localized version of the cultural melting pot of the world. It was there that she learned that while each culture was unique, there was a great deal of common ground in what motivated, moved and excited people. "But it was the city’s bridges that taught me early on...
Braviant Holdings Announces Launch of Chorus Credit Personal Loans
14 12 2017
CHICAGO, Dec. 14, 2017 -- Braviant Holdings, a leading fintech startup that offers analytics and technology-driven credit solutions for underserved Americans, is now offering personal loans up to $10,000 in California through its Chorus Credit online lending platform. Chorus will complement Braviant's existing installment lending business, Balance Credit, by offering higher loan amounts at lower rates to the estimated 26% of California consumers who are underserved by traditional banks.
A recent research study conducted by TransUnion found that fintech companies like Braviant are now fulfilling nearly a third of the $80 billion U.S. personal loan market, up from just 1% in 2010. A large majority of these fintech companies, including the most prominent marketplace lenders, target prime consumers with above average FICO scores. Chorus has a different mission and will work to promote financial inclusion and expand credit access to a broader spectrum of middle America often classified...
Future Farm Expands Management Team and Provides Information on Voluntary Shareholder Warrant Conversion
14 12 2017
Vancouver, British Columbia, Dec. 14, 2017 -- Future Farm Technologies Inc. (the “Company” or “Future Farm”) (CSE:FFT) (OTCQB:FFRMF) is pleased to announce that it has hired George Groccia as a Project Manager consultant to oversee the Company’s many projects in different stages of development.Mr. Groccia is an Industrial/Organizational Psychologist with a track record of helping businesses grow to their fullest potential. Having earned his MA at Golden Gate University, Mr. Groccia applied his craft as a consultant with Bearing Point, liaising with top executives within Phillips Life Sciences division. A career entrepreneur, Mr. Groccia grew a local business to gain national relevance in the hospitality sector guiding the profitable sale of his company. Passionate about the social and political climate in Boston, Mr. Groccia helped lay the foundation for Boston’s first all women ride-share company called Chariot For Women, where it finally came to be known as Safr'.In addition...
Aramark Chefs Earn Prestigious ProChef Certification from The Culinary Institute of America
14 12 2017
PHILADELPHIA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aramark (NYSE: ARMK), a global leader in food, facilities management and uniforms, is pleased to announce the graduation of 18 chefs from the distinguished ProChef® Certification program at The Culinary Institute of America. These Aramark chefs create the menus for and serve colleges, universities and preparatory schools across the United States and Canada, and join the 250 Aramark chefs who have already received their ProChef certification.
“These chefs are dedicated to honing their craft. The CIA’s ProChef Certification gives them a way to benchmark their accomplishments,” says Certified Master Chef Brad Barnes, director of CIA Consulting and Industry Programs. “We applaud Aramark for continuing its commitment to chefs, food, and our profession.”
The CIA ProChef Certification is a three-tiered, comprehensive professional development and culinary proficiency program which measures core culinary, managerial and financial acumen, including a chef's...
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