Creativity

NASA Selects Proposals to Study Stellar Explosions, Galaxies, Stars

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Thursday, August 18, 2022 - 10:20pm

WASHINGTON, Aug. 18, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- NASA has selected four mission proposals submitted to the agency's Explorers Program for further study.

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  • WASHINGTON, Aug. 18, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- NASA has selected four mission proposals submitted to the agency's Explorers Program for further study.
  • The proposals include missions that would study exploding stars, distant clusters of galaxies, and nearby galaxies and stars.
  • NASA Explorer missionsconduct focused scientific investigations and develop instruments that fill scientific gaps between the agency's larger space science missions.
  • UVEX would carry an ultraviolet spectrograph for detailed study of massive stars and stellar explosions.

Tapas Entertainment to Takeover Emerald City Comic Con 2022 [Media Kit]

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Thursday, August 18, 2022 - 9:42pm

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 18, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Effective August 1st, 2022, digital storytelling platforms, Tapas Media, Radish Fiction, and Wuxiaworld officially merged to form Tapas Entertainment. Tapas Entertainment will serve as the parent company overseeing the development and growth of all three platforms which will continue to operate individually under the continued leadership of Tapas Founder and CEO, Chang Kim.

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  • Tapas VP of Content, Michael Son: "Emerald City Comic Con is known as a creator's event so it is only natural that this is where Tapas needs to be.
  • Emerald City Comic Con is Thursday, August 18th to Sunday, August 21st, 2022 to be held at Washington State Convention & Trade Center.
  • Tapas Media will be releasing a full-access media kit following Emerald City Comic Con on Monday, August 21, 2022.
  • Opt in HERE to receive the exclusive Tapas Emerald City Comic Con Media Kit.

Piedmont Advantage Credit Union launches youth program

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Thursday, August 18, 2022 - 9:20pm

Now as a PACU Community Development Executive, Semones recently introduced to the credit union's membership the PACU Youth Program and its mascot, Al Pacu, of the alpaca family.

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  • Now as a PACU Community Development Executive, Semones recently introduced to the credit union's membership the PACU Youth Program and its mascot, Al Pacu, of the alpaca family.
  • It never occurred to me these sketches and an idea would lead to our launching a comprehensive youth program with built-in parental involvement and account features of rewards, safeguards and benefits for our youth," Semones said.
  • When pronounced, alpaca sounds remarkably similar to the credit union's acronym, PACU (pack-you), and the mascot's combined first and last name, Al Pacu.
  • In 1949, Piedmont Aviation formed the credit union to help its employees and employees of its subsidiary, Piedmont Airlines, establish savings and secure affordable credit.

Art Entrepreneur Andy Valmorbida Launches River-Labs, New Tech Platform Introducing Real Art Assets on Blockchain Bridging Physical & Digital Fine Art

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Thursday, August 18, 2022 - 7:00pm

NEW YORK, Aug. 18, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Renowned international art pioneer Andy Valmorbida announced the launch of River-Labs , a groundbreaking Web3 digital marketplace offering handcrafted generative digital art from emerging and established artists.

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  • NEW YORK, Aug. 18, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Renowned international art pioneer Andy Valmorbida announced the launch of River-Labs , a groundbreaking Web3 digital marketplace offering handcrafted generative digital art from emerging and established artists.
  • "Digital art on the blockchain is more than just art; it is 'life meets art.'
  • Australian-born and American-raised, Andy Valmorbida is an art entrepreneur, collector, and pioneer of the "pop-up" gallery model, who has also been instrumental in popularizing street art over two decades.
  • River-Labs is a digital marketplace harboring art history and curating cultural programs for collective ecospheres rooted in contemporary and urban art.

African Metaverse Opens Up to the World

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Thursday, August 18, 2022 - 5:31pm

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, Aug. 18, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Africarare, Africa’s first metaverse has opened up to the world and is poised to unlock African creativity and connect Africa to the global digital economy. At a recent event in Johannesburg, plans were announced for commercialization of the 3D virtual reality experience, that is set in Ubuntuland, a virtual world that marries creativity, cryptocurrency, and commerce. 

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  • Additionally, the Austria-based World Data Lab (WDL) has acquired a 6x6 village in Ubuntuland on which they will develop their presence and connect to other leading organizations.
  • World renowned South African artist Norman Catherine has developed a unique collection of avatars for the metaverse, which will be available to purchase as non-fungible tokens (NFT) later this year.
  • The quirky Normunda tribe is based on the artists signature lexicon, that has fetched record prices in galleries around the world.
  • With Ubuntuland poised to become the biggest talking point in the digital African space, its time to own your piece of Virtual Africa!

Goulston & Storrs Announces 79 Attorneys Selected for Best Lawyers in America® 2023; 25 Attorneys Named "Ones to Watch"

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Thursday, August 18, 2022 - 5:34pm

BOSTON, Aug. 18, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Goulston & Storrs, an Am Law 200 firm, is pleased to announce that 79 attorneys have been selected for inclusion in the 2023 edition of Best Lawyers in America®. Five attorneys were singled out as 2023 "Lawyers of the Year." In Washington, D.C., John Ratino was named the "Leisure and Hospitality Lawyer of the Year" and Paul Tummonds, Jr. was named "Real Estate Lawyer of the Year." In Massachusetts, Joshua Davis was named "Employment Law – Management Lawyer of the Year," Martin Fantozzi was named "Litigation – Real Estate Lawyer of the Year," and Richard Zielinski was named the "Legal Malpractice – Defendants Lawyer of the Year." Twenty-five attorneys were also selected for the "Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch" list.

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  • In Washington, D.C., John Ratino was named the "Leisure and Hospitality Lawyer of the Year" and Paul Tummonds, Jr. was named "Real Estate Lawyer of the Year."
  • D.C.: Lee Carter (Real Estate); Maureen Dwyer (Land Use and Zoning, Litigation Land Use and Zoning, Litigation Real Estate); John Epting (Real Estate); Allison Prince (Land Use and Zoning, Real Estate); John Ratino (Leisure and Hospitality, Real Estate); Christine Roddy (Real Estate); Paul Tummonds, Jr. (Land Use and Zoning, Real Estate); Jeff Utz (Real Estate); and Wendelin White (Real Estate).
  • D.C.: Joel Antwi (Litigation Intellectual Property, Litigation Real Estate); David Brown (Real Estate); Lawrence Ferris (Real Estate); Meghan Hottel-Cox (Real Estate); and Jennifer Logan (Land Use and Zoning, Real Estate).
  • Massachusetts: Thuy-Dien Bui (Corporate); Timothy John Carter (Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization); Neema Chaiban (Real Estate); Eric Cunnane (Trusts and Estates); Alex Dockery (Construction); Michael Flannery (Real Estate); Kevin Gaughan (Real Estate); Brian Judge (Real Estate); David Linhart (Land Use and Zoning, Real Estate); Jennifer Mikels (Commercial Litigation); Paul Momnie (Land Use and Zoning, Real Estate); Nicole Moniz (Corporate); Jonathan Nichols (Real Estate); Carla Reeves (Litigation - Labor and Employment); Julia Rosequist (Real Estate); and Rebecca Tunney (Trusts and Estates).

The ARF Announces 2022 David Ogilvy Awards Finalists; Winners to be Celebrated Following Inaugural Creative Effectiveness Event

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Thursday, August 18, 2022 - 4:34pm

The Advertising Research Foundation (ARF) today announced the 2022 David Ogilvy Awards finalists, with winners to be named at a ceremony on October 13 in Manhattan.

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  • The Advertising Research Foundation (ARF) today announced the 2022 David Ogilvy Awards finalists, with winners to be named at a ceremony on October 13 in Manhattan.
  • This year, for the first time, the ceremony will be preceded by a Creative Effectiveness event starting at noon.
  • This inaugural event will explore innovative ways of stimulating, optimizing, and measuring creative, featuring speakers from Google, GM, Ipsos, Ogilvy, TikTok, WARC, and Wunderman Thompson.
  • After all, David Ogilvy understood the intersectionality of creativity and effectiveness better than anyone, famously saying, If it doesn't sell, it isn't creative.

Globee® Awards Issues call for the 15th Annual Golden Bridge Business and Innovation

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Thursday, August 18, 2022 - 4:30pm

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 18, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- The Globee® Awards, organizer of the world's premier business awards programs and business ranking lists, is now accepting nominations and entries for the 2023 Golden Bridge Business and Innovation Awards. The Golden Bridge Awards® is the world's premier business awards program honoring achievements in every industry worldwide.

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  • Now accepting entries from all over the world for the 15th Annual 2023 Golden Bridge Business and Innovation Awards.
  • SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 18, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- The Globee Awards, organizer of the world's premier business awards programs and business ranking lists, is now accepting nominations and entries for the 2023 Golden Bridge Business and Innovation Awards.
  • The Golden Bridge Awards is the world's premier business awards program honoring achievements in every industry worldwide.
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    Globee Awards are conferred in nine programs and competitions: the American Best in Business Awards, Business Excellence Awards, CEO World Awards, Cybersecurity World Awards, Disruptor Company Awards, Golden Bridge Awards, Information Technology World Awards, Sales, Marketing, & Customer Success Awards, and Women World Awards.

Snappt Wins 2022 PropTech Breakthrough Awards Program

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Thursday, August 18, 2022 - 4:00pm

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 18, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Snappt , the leader in application fraud detection for residential apartment property managers, today announced it has been named Application Processing Solution of the Year in the annual PropTech Breakthrough Awards program conducted by PropTech Breakthrough, a leading independent market intelligence organization that evaluates and recognizes standout real estate technology companies, products and services around the globe.

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  • LOS ANGELES, Aug. 18, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Snappt , the leader in application fraud detection for residential apartment property managers, today announced it has been named Application Processing Solution of the Year in the annual PropTech Breakthrough Awards program conducted by PropTech Breakthrough, a leading independent market intelligence organization that evaluates and recognizes standout real estate technology companies, products and services around the globe.
  • What an honor it is to receive this recognition from PropTech Breakthrough.
  • The mission of the annual PropTech Breakthrough Awards program is to conduct the industrys most comprehensive analysis and evaluation of the top technology companies, solutions and products in the real estate technology industry today.
  • Unfortunately, the property manager unwittingly accepts an unqualified applicant, said Bryan Vaughn, Managing Director of PropTech Breakthrough Awards.

Mobot Launches the First Robot-Powered QA-as-a-Service Testing Platform for Mobile Apps with $12.5M

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Thursday, August 18, 2022 - 4:00pm

Mobot is a critical part of our QA workflow and regularly uncovers issues that weren't surfaced by our internal software testing process."

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  • Mobot is a critical part of our QA workflow and regularly uncovers issues that weren't surfaced by our internal software testing process."
  • Mobot solves this problem with the only QA-as-a-service platform that uses state-of-the-art mechanical robots to automate testing of repetitive, human-like functions in a real-world setting.
  • Mobot helps eliminate tedious, manual testing so customers can ship their mobile apps with confidence, every time.
  • Popular mobile applications and growth-stage startups like Citizen, Persona, Branch, Mapbox, and Radar use Mobot to automate manual app testing.