Daily Archives: January 9, 2018

TrüNorth™ Drives Industry Forward With Groundbreaking Mobile Technology

Introducing the TruNorth Warranty Mobile AppCHARLOTTE, N.C., Jan. 9, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — TrüNorth™ Warranty Programs of North America (TrüNorth™), the leading provider of transportation related warranty programs and services for dealers, fleets and owner-operators introduced the industry’s first mobile app, placing warranty claims…


Queen, Tina Turner to Receive Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award

Queen, Tina Turner, Neil Diamond and Emmylou Harris are among the artists who will receive the Recording Academy’s Lifetime Achievement Award in 2018.

The organization behind the Grammys will also hand out its Special Merit Awards to Louis Jordan, the Meters and Wrecking Crew drummer Hal Blaine. This year’s honorees will be celebrated at a ceremony and concert set to take place this summer. Additional details will be announced in the coming weeks.

“This year’s Special Merit Awards recipients are a prestigious group of diverse and influential creators who have crafted or contributed to some of the most distinctive recordings in music history,” said Recording Academy President/CEO Neil Portnow. “These exceptionally inspiring figures are being honored as legendary performers, creative architects, and technical visionaries. Their outstanding accomplishments and passion for their craft have created a timeless legacy.”

The Recording Academy also announced it would hand out its Trustees Award to composer John Williams, record executive Seymour Stein and late concert promoter Bill Graham. Meanwhile, inventor Richard Factor and engineer Tony Agnello – who helped build the audio equipment company Eventide – will receive the special Technical Grammy Award.

The Recording Academy will host the 60th Annual Grammy Awards January 28th at Madison Square Garden in New York City. The initial lineup of performers includes Lady Gaga, Pink, Childish Gambino and Little Big Town. 

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iSIGN Media Announces Shares for Debt Transaction

TORONTO, Jan. 9, 2018 /PRNewswire/ – iSIGN Media Solutions Inc. (“iSIGN” or “Company”) (TSX-V: ISD) (OTC: ISDSF), a leading provider of interactive mobile advertising solutions that serves brands, commercial locations, retailers and service providers throughout North America, today…


Detroit Startup Launches Algo 2.0 Making Their AI Enabled Analyst Workbot Even Smarter

Algomus Releases version 2.0 of it's Intelligent Data Analyst Assistant AlgoLAS VEGAS, Jan. 9, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Algomus, Inc. headquartered in Troy, MI launches their 2nd generation Enterprise Analytics Workbot Algo 2.0 at CES 2018. Through the increased application of Machine Learning, including Deep Learning and Robotic Process Automation (RPA) Algo is…


International Press Academy Salutes Dabney Coleman with its prestigious Mary Pickford Award

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 9, 2018 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The International Press Academy (IPA) is proud to name classic character actor Dabney Coleman as the recipient of one of its highest honors, the Mary Pickford Award for Outstanding Artistic Contribution to the Entertainment Industry at…


SBA Announces Women's Business Center Funding Opportunity

SBA LOGO. (PRNewsFoto/U.S. Small Business Administration) (PRNewsFoto/U.S. SMALL BUSINESS ADMINIS...)WASHINGTON, Jan. 9, 2018 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The U.S. Small Business Administration has announced the availability of two new grant opportunities for established and aspiring Women’s Business Center host organizations to provide outcome-oriented business services for women…


NV Energy to Serve Nevada Customers With More Low-Cost Renewable Energy

NV Energy logo. (PRNewsFoto/NV Energy, Inc.)LAS VEGAS, Jan. 9, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — NV Energy today issued a request for proposals that could add up to 330-megawatts of new renewable energy projects to be built in Nevada.  This additional commitment to renewable energy, which includes the potential integration of battery energy stor…


MTGE Investment Corp. Announces Date for Fourth Quarter Earnings Release and Stockholder Call

BETHESDA, Md., Jan. 9, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — MTGE Investment Corp. (“MTGE” or the “Company”) (Nasdaq: MTGE) announced today it will report fourth quarter 2017 earnings after market close on February 5, 2018. MTGE will hold a stockholder call and live audio webcast on February 6, 2018 at…


Major Mobile Operators to Activate Always Connected Windows 10 PCs Powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon Mobile PC Platform on LTE Networks

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 9, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ:QCOM), and Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ:MSFT), today announced that leading mobile operators from around the world will support the Always Connected PC category, bringing easy and…


American Public Education to Webcast Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2017 Results Conference Call

American Public Education, Inc.CHARLES TOWN, W.Va., Jan. 9, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — American Public Education, Inc. (NASDAQ: APEI) – parent company of online learning provider American Public University System and campus-based Hondros College of Nursing – plans to release fourth quarter and full year 2017 results after…