Texas Tech & Science
Verity Voting Delivers Smooth Primaries across Texas
20 03 2018
AUSTIN, Texas, March 20, 2018 -- The secure and easy to use Verity® Voting system from Hart InterCivic wins praise from new election partners in Texas, including those debuting the technology during the busy primary season."Verity is so easy," said Aransas County Elections Administrator Michele Bennett. "I used to spend half a day or even a whole day prepping and backing up voting machines. With Verity, I spent 40 minutes total. What a savings of time and manpower.""The voting process was seamless, and there was not one complaint from the public. Of course, voters absolutely loved the tablet, too," she said. "Verity won everyone over."Polk County's election went smoothly as well, according to County Clerk Schelana Hock. "Hart is a wonderful group to work with," said Hock. "Our project manager was a true blessing during our first election with the new equipment. He was a great trainer and always available to answer any questions."Hock said, "Everyone loved the new voting...
MDI Group Appoints Paul Citarella to Board of Directors
20 03 2018
I had met Paul many years ago and have been a huge admirer of his success. I am honored that Paul has agreed to join the Board. He’s the perfect addition.
March 20, 2018
MDI Group, a leading privately held IT staffing and recruiting firm, today announced the addition of Paul Citarella to its Board of Directors. Formed five years ago, the Board provides valuable support and insight to the executive leadership team as they continue to position the company for extensive growth and expansion.
The six-person Board has evolved over the last five years, collaborating closely with executive leaders and providing oversight and feedback on financial and budgetary decisions, investment strategies, industry trends, employee development and retention, and sales and marketing.
“The Board has, over these last five years, become a value-add to senior management,” comments Board member Charles Modlin. “Given the fact that MDI is a privately held company focused on growth, the individual...
Farmer Bros. Co. Announces New Zero Waste Achievement
20 03 2018
Press Release - updated: Mar 20, 2018 15:00 CDT
Northlake, TX, March 20, 2018 - Farmer Bros. Co. (NASDAQ: FARM) (“Farmer Brothers” or the “Company”) a national coffee roaster, wholesaler and distributor of coffee, tea and culinary products today announced that it has achieved its goal of 90% waste diversion for its roasting plants and distribution centers.
To accomplish this goal, the Company implemented ambitious recycling and composting guidelines across its three roasting plants and five distribution centers. The enhanced efforts resulted in an approximate 80% reduction from previous years, and meeting the Zero Waste International Alliance requirements for diverting waste sent to landfills in these locations.
“Advancing sustainable business practices and reducing waste is a core business principal at Farmer Brothers,” stated Molly Laverty, Director of Sustainability. “Achieving zero waste in our plants and distribution centers is a significant step in reaching our overall...
RagingWire apre il nuovo VA3 Data Center e l’Ashburn Data Center Campus nel cuore della famosa “Data Center Alley (Via dei centri dati)”
20 03 2018
ASHBURN, Virginia e TOKYO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--RagingWire Data Centers, Inc., il principale fornitore di centri dati in Nord America e la sua società madre NTT Communications (NTT Com), l’azienda addetta alle comunicazioni internazionali e alle soluzioni per la tecnologia delle comunicazioni e delle informazioni (information and communications technology, ICT) all’interno dell’NTT Group (TOKYO: 9432), hanno annunciato oggi l’apertura del nuovo Ashburn VA3 Data Center, una struttura avanzata con quasi 245.000 piedi quadrati di spazio e 16 megawatt di energia critica, ubicata nel nuovo Ashburn Data Center Campus di RagingWire.
“Con i 16 megawatt disponibili oggi nel nuovo VA3 Data Center e la scalabilità significativa del nostro nuovo Ashburn Data Center Campus, RagingWire è diventata la destinazione di scelta per i clienti ad alta scalabilità e ad alta crescita nel principale mercato di centri dati al mondo”, ha affermato il Presidente e Amministratore delegato di RagingWire...
QuantH (QTH) Token ICO Official Live Launch
20 03 2018
SUGAR LAND, TEXAS, March 20, 2018 -- Quantum Medical Transport, Inc. (DRWN: OTC.PK) is pleased to announce that today begins the official live ICO ERC20 Tokens offering listed on Etherscan.io address: https://etherscan.io/token/0xbbc7b05e8b4b5fc4e2de3dd9eee044d44bba9f5dThe token’s symbol is QTH. Our token website: http://www.quanth.io for additional company disclosure information can be found on www.otcmarkets.com and the company websites below. This Offering is for an aggregate of Fifty Million Dollars ($50,000,000) gross proceeds from the sale of 100,000,000 (“Digital Coins (ERC20) Tokens “or “Securities”) pursuant to Reg D Rule 506(c) and Reg. S. The minimum subscription amount is One Thousand Dollars ($1,000.00) at a purchase price of $1.00 per token. We are currently offering a 50% discount during ICO sale.We have just been listed on https://icoholder.com/en/quanth-20254We have just partnered with BountyOX to manage our bounty program which should...
Multiplayer Augmented Reality: Now a Reality
20 03 2018
AUSTIN, Texas March 20, 2018
HookBang, a leading technology, design, and gaming company, has launched a groundbreaking new Augmented Reality (AR) application in the Google Play Store. For the first time, a shared, real-time, multiplayer experience is possible in an Augmented Reality app on your phone or tablet. Nightenfell is a multiplayer game where up to four players use separate phones or tablets to see the same shared play area, and each other, from different angles. The app is being offered for $1.99 initially for Android, and soon for iOS. Learn more about how the app works and download it here: http://nightenfell.com
Nightenfell is unique among Augmented Reality games because it is one of the first to offer a true shared multiplayer experience. In Nightenfell, up to four players can connect at the same time, and by aligning their phones or tablets, can see the same playing area from different perspectives. The players are then able to interact...
Greenberg Traurig Elevates 5 Attorneys in Texas
20 03 2018
DALLAS March 20, 2018
Global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP elevated David R. Eastlake, Elizabeth Ross Hadley, Bina Palnitkar, and David Parker to shareholder, and Adelaida Vasquez to of counsel in Texas where the firm has more than 125 attorneys, serving clients from offices in Austin, Dallas, and Houston.
“We are proud of the accomplishments of this talented group of individuals,” said Mary-Olga Lovett, Greenberg Traurig co-regional operating shareholder of Texas based in Houston. “These lawyers represent the future of our firm and we look forward to seeing them carry on our unique culture of global collaboration with their colleagues in the years ahead.”
Firmwide, Greenberg Traurig elevated 42 attorneys to shareholder from 21 of the firm’s offices and 14 practice areas. Female attorneys make up 50 percent of the firm’s 2018 new shareholder class.
“These elevations reflect Greenberg Traurig’s ongoing commitment to developing and advancing lawyers so that they become...
SBA Administrator Announces National Small Business Week Awardees
20 03 2018
WASHINGTON, March 20, 2018 -- Administrator Linda McMahon, the head of the U.S. Small Business Administration, today announced the 2018 National Small Business Week awardees for 14 different categories ranging from research and development, exporting, outreach, contracting, lending, disaster recovery to manufacturing.
Last week McMahon announced the 52 Small Business Person of the Year state and territorial winners. These recipients are now competing for the 2018 National Small Business Person of the Year.
All awardees have been invited to Washington, D.C. to participate in events and ceremonies on April 29-30.
"My goal is to help more of our nation's small business owners be aware of the resources available to them through the SBA. We want more entrepreneurs to think of the SBA as the go-to resource for access to capital, valuable resources, business know-how, and the right expertise for each stage of their business lifecycle. That's how...
World Water Day: PepsiCo and The Nature Conservancy Announce New Water Conservation Projects in Southwestern States
20 03 2018
PURCHASE, N.Y., March 20, 2018 -- To mark World Water Day this week, PepsiCo and The Nature Conservancy today announced new projects to conserve and replenish water in the Southwestern United States, marking the next stage of their multi-year national collaboration.
PepsiCo works with The Nature Conservancy as part of the Salt Verde Alliance to help to protect communities and the environment in the Salt and Verde river valleys, Arizona. Together, they enable the implementation of local solutions to improve water efficiency and replenish local watersheds.
In 2016, PepsiCo announced its goal to return all the water that it consumes in manufacturing operations located in high water-risk areas to the same watershed from which it is taken, by 2025. The collaboration that the global food and beverage company has formed with The Nature Conservancy is at the heart of its strategy for achieving this goal.
The Salt and Verde Alliance, which brings together communities,...
C&J Energy Services Announces Management Change
20 03 2018
HOUSTON, March 20, 2018 -- C&J Energy Services, Inc. ("C&J" or the "Company") (NYSE: CJ) today announced that Mark Cashiola, C&J's Chief Financial Officer ("CFO"), has resigned effective immediately to pursue other opportunities.
C&J has retained a leading executive placement firm to assist in recruiting a new CFO. Mike Galvan, currently C&J's Senior Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer, will assume the additional role of CFO on an interim basis until a replacement is appointed. Mr. Galvan joined our Company in 2014 as part of the financial leadership team working with the CFO. He has approximately 25 years of accounting and financial experience and, among other duties, is currently responsible for the Company's accounting and financial reporting processes. There are no issues involving the Company's financial statements, internal controls or financial reporting procedures that led to Mr. Cashiola's...
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