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Hoverfly Technologies Becomes First AMAG Technology Certified Drone Partner

22 02 2018

Hoverfly tether-powered drones now seamlessly integrate with thousands of security monitoring installations around the world. Press Release - updated: Feb 22, 2018 07:00 EST ORLANDO, Fla., February 22, 2018 - Hoverfly Technologies, Inc., America’s leading tether-powered drone manufacturer is pleased to announce its partnership with AMAG Technology, the leading global security integration company. Hoverfly is the first drone company to receive AMAG Technology Certification, allowing Hoverfly drones to seamlessly integrate and interface with thousands of security monitoring installations that use AMAG Technology products around the world.   “This partnership means data, images, and information from our tether-powered persistent air vehicles will integrate with a huge installed base of video management and security monitoring systems,” said Rob Topping, Hoverfly CEO. “Hoverfly’s AMAG certification is a game-changer for companies and installations that need seamless airborne...

Nominees For 25th Annual NAMIC Vision Awards

21 02 2018

NEW YORK, Feb. 21, 2018 -- The National Association for Multi-Ethnicity in Communications (NAMIC) has announced the nominees for their 2018 NAMIC Vision Awards, presented in partnership with NAMIC-Southern California. Now on its 25th year, the awards recognize original programming that is reflective of the lives, spirit and contributions of people of color that best reflects the ethnic and cultural diversity of the viewing audience. With an outstanding 16 nominations, HBO leads the contenders participating in this year's NAMIC Vision Awards. ABC and Starz earned seven nominations each, followed by ESPN garnering six. Overall, 31 networks/distributors generated 81 nominations for NAMIC Vision Awards presented in 17 categories: Animation, Best Performance – Comedy, Best Performance – Drama, Children's, Comedy, Digital Media – Long Form, Digital Media – Short Form, Documentary, Drama, Foreign Language, Lifestyle, News/Informational, Original Movie...

Nike Field Hockey Camps Announce New Women's Field Hockey Coach at McDaniel College in in Westminster, MD

21 02 2018

We are excited to work with Coach Yarrish this summer. She brings to the table excellent coaching skills and a positive attitude. Past News Releases RSS San Rafael, CA February 21, 2018 The Nike Field Hockey Camp in Westminster, MD will run Friday-Sunday with both day and overnight options available. It is geared towards girls, ages 11-18, looking to improve their skills in a focused and fun environment. Camp Director Yarrish will be joined by her staff of top notch college coaches and players. Kellina Yarrish, has spent three seasons as head coach of Cedar Crest. She took over the program in 2015 finishing with a 10-6 record, after the program had not won a single game in 2014. In 2017, Yarrish won CSAC Coach of the Year and coached both conference’s Rookies of the Year in 2016 and 2017. This will be Yarrish’s first year as director of the Maryland field hockey camp held at McDaniel College. “We are excited to work with Coach Yarrish this summer,” says Siera Love,...

TripAdvisor Names World's Best Beaches In 2018 Travelers' Choice Awards

21 02 2018

NEEDHAM, Mass., Feb. 21, 2018 -- TripAdvisor®, the travel planning and booking site, today announced the winners of its Travelers' Choice® awards for Beaches. The gorgeous Grace Bay in Turks and Caicos won the top honor as the best beach in the world this year, up from the number two ranking last year and reclaiming the top spot it held in 2016. Florida's Clearwater Beach was the number one beach in America, up three spots from its U.S. ranking one year ago, and capturing the top spot in the country it held in 2016. Award winners were determined based on the quantity and quality of traveler reviews and ratings for beaches on TripAdvisor, gathered over a 12-month period. TripAdvisor has awarded 355 beaches overall, including the top 25 in the world and local lists for Asia, Europe, Africa, South Pacific, South America, Middle East, Caribbean, Central America, Australia, Brazil, Costa Rica, France, Germany, Greece, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Mexico,...

Discovery Communications and Exhibits Development Group Extend MythBusters Traveling Exhibition for Another Five Years and Expands Into a Global Tour

21 02 2018

Explosive Fun Continues at Fleet Science Center, San Diego, on Feb. 24, 2018 ST. PAUL, Minn., February 20, 2018 - ​​​​​Exhibits Development Group (EDG) and Discovery Communications, the world’s No. 1, nonfiction media company, in partnership with the Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago (MSI), and Geoffrey M. Curley + Associates (GMC+A), announced today the international extension of MythBusters: The Explosive Exhibition, which will end its first seven-year, 17-city North American tour, which premiered in Chicago in March of 2012 and concludes in Syracuse in January of 2019. Based on Discovery Channel’s Emmy®-nominated series MythBusters, the exhibition uncovers the truth behind popular myths by mixing scientific method with gleeful curiosity and old-fashioned ingenuity to create hands-on, interactive experiences for guests of all ages. In MythBusters, co-hosts Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman, who supported the exhibition design and development team...

Burnout Paradise Remastered Is Coming to PlayStation 4 and Xbox One on March 16

20 02 2018

GUILDFORD, England--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Criterion Games, a studio of Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ: EA) today announced Burnout™ Paradise Remastered will become available March 16th, 2018 on the PlayStation® 4 computer entertainment system and Xbox One, the all-in-one games and entertainment system from Microsoft, inviting players to wreak havoc and unleash automotive anarchy once more. Players will be transported back into the world of Paradise City to tear it up in the ultimate driving playground, from hectic downtown avenues to the wild mountain roads. Pull off high-octane stunts and create insane car destruction in one of the greatest arcade-driving games ever created. Burnout Paradise Remastered includes the original base game and the eight add-on game packs released during the Year of Paradise*, including the extension to the drivable world with Big Surf Island. Burnout Paradise Remastered also features a range of technical enhancements for greater visual fidelity, including high...

Is 4,000 MPG Possible? Students Put Fuel-Efficiency Records To The Test At Make the Future California

20 02 2018

HOUSTON, Feb. 20, 2018 -- Shell, in conjunction with Sonoma Raceway and Speedway Motorsports Inc., will welcome student teams from up to 100 high schools and universities across North and South America to Make the Future California featuring Shell Eco-marathon Americas from April 19-22, 2018. Make the Future California provides a platform for innovation, collaboration and conversation around the world's energy challenges, as part of a global series of events through 2018. At the heart of these events is Shell Eco-marathon - one of the world's leading energy efficiency competitions for students - that, for the past 30 years, has been challenging future engineers and scientists to go the farthest with the least amount of energy. For the past 11 years, students competing in the Shell Eco-marathon Americas have designed, built and tested ultra-energy-efficient vehicles, with some achieving more than 3,500 miles per gallon. 2018 marks the 12th edition of Shell Eco-marathon...

Treasurer Kicks Off Second Annual Scholar Dollars Program to Support K-8 Public and Charter Schools

20 02 2018

$300,000 grant program provides funding for extracurricular activities that are vital to a well-rounded education SACRAMENTO, CA--(Marketwired - February 20, 2018) - An important part of a young person's education happens outside the classroom -- in extracurricular activities like sports, music or computer lab. But California school districts, facing even tighter budgets, have found themselves forced to cut back or cancel many of these vital afterschool programs. To help, California State Treasurer John Chiang today announced the second year of Scholar Dollars, an innovative grant program that makes more than $300,000 available to schools to pay for extracurricular and afterschool programs. "We're thrilled with the success of last year's grant program and look forward to presenting 20 more grants to California schools that are creating exceptional programs that enrich the educational experience for students," said California State Treasurer John Chiang. "Our hope is that...

Brooks Street Builds Sterling Reputation for Highest Quality Custom Homes

20 02 2018

Press Release - updated: Feb 20, 2018 07:00 PST ORINDA, Calif., February 20, 2018 - As a custom homebuilder and master developer of Wilder’s master-planned community, Brooks Street has spearheaded one of Northern California’s most unique, beautiful and dynamic new luxury home communities. Wilder’s 1,572-acre master-planned community—surrounded by spectacular 1,250-acres of dedicated open space—showcases Brook Street’s fine reputation for vision and execution in building quality communities and exceptional custom homes. Brooks Street guides its clients through the steps of custom home building with the aim of maximizing project efficiency and providing customer satisfaction. Architectural design gives genuine consideration to Wilder’s expansive scenic beauty and majestic vistas. The company ushers its clients through the formal design reviews with the City of Orinda and the Wilder Homeowner Association. Finals budgets follow, with project bids to proven and experienced subcontractors....

Monster Energy’s Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone Dominates Yancy Medeiros and Wins by First-Round TKO at UFC Fight Night 126 Inside the Frank Erwin Center in Austin, Texas

20 02 2018

Monster Energy’s Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone Dominates Yancy Medeiros and Wins by First-Round TKO at UFC Fight Night 126 Inside the Frank Erwin Center in Austin, Texas I didn’t know there was only 10 seconds left in the round. I was just going for the finish - Donald Cerrone AUSTIN, Texas February 20, 2018 Monster Energy’s Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone defeated Hawaiian Yancy Medeiros in the welterweight main event at UFC Fight Night 126 inside the Frank Erwin Center in Austin, Texas. Cerrone came in strong and ended a three-fight losing streak with a TKO win at the 4:58 mark of the first round over Medeiros. Cerrone (33-10) also made a little history with his 20th career UFC win, which ties him with Michael Bisping and Georges St. Pierre for the most wins in UFC. He is also tied for the most finishes in UFC history with 14 alongside Vitor Belfort and Anderson Silva. On the other hand, the loss for Medeiros (15-5) ended his three-fight win streak. Friends outside the octagon,...

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