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Five Star Senior Living Sponsors MIT AgeLab’s 2021 OMEGA Scholarship Program Awarding $5,000 Scholarships to Five Students for Work with Older Adults

Wednesday, October 27, 2021 - 1:00pm

The 2021 OMEGA scholarship winners are:

Key Points: 
  • The 2021 OMEGA scholarship winners are:
    Sabine Arndt, Aliso Niguel High School, Aliso Viejo, California, now a student at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
  • Her Technology Tutors program paired students with older adults to teach technology and promote multigenerational relationship-building.
  • The students recognized through the OMEGA program model the empathy and respect necessary to advance the quality of life for older adults.
  • Five Star Senior Living has sponsored the MIT AgeLabs OMEGA scholarship program since 2020.

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Sponsors Free Bluebikes Rides on Election Day

Wednesday, October 27, 2021 - 1:00pm

BOSTON, Oct.27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --To help reduce transportation barriers as residents head to the polls, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts ("Blue Cross") is offering free Bluebikes rides on Election Day (Tuesday, November 2), providing voters a convenient and socially distant transit option.Complimentary rides will be available across the Bluebikes system's 11 municipalities: Arlington, Boston, Brookline, Cambridge, Chelsea, Everett, Newton, Revere, Salem, Somerville, and Watertown.

Key Points: 
  • BOSTON, Oct.27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --To help reduce transportation barriers as residents head to the polls, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts ("Blue Cross") is offering free Bluebikes rides on Election Day (Tuesday, November 2), providing voters a convenient and socially distant transit option.Complimentary rides will be available across the Bluebikes system's 11 municipalities: Arlington, Boston, Brookline, Cambridge, Chelsea, Everett, Newton, Revere, Salem, Somerville, and Watertown.
  • For the second consecutive year, Blue Cross is leveraging its Bluebikes sponsorship to demonstrate its commitment to increasing access to the polls.
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts is the system's title sponsor.
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield ofMassachusetts( bluecrossma.org ) is a community-focused, tax-paying, not-for-profit health plan headquartered inBoston.

eDynamic Learning Announces the High School Scholarship Winners from Knowledge Matters Virtual Business Challenge

Wednesday, October 27, 2021 - 12:07pm

Southlake, Texas, Oct. 27, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Knowledge Matters, an eDynamic Learning company and the leading provider of career-based simulations for high schools, colleges, and corporations, announces the results of its All-Access Virtual Business Scholarship Challenge for high school students.

Key Points: 
  • Southlake, Texas, Oct. 27, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Knowledge Matters, an eDynamic Learning company and the leading provider of career-based simulations for high schools, colleges, and corporations, announces the results of its All-Access Virtual Business Scholarship Challenge for high school students.
  • In addition, Knowledge Matters offers its own Virtual Business Scholarship Challenge to allow students to earn valuable scholarship money to further their education experience.
  • Knowledge Matters online visual simulations allow students to control their own virtual businesses - learning valuable business and marketing concepts using simulation game-based technology.
  • eDynamic Learning offers over 200 CTE and career-focused elective digital courses and Knowledge Matters career-based simulations.

AiRANACULUS® Awarded Phase II NASA Contract For Advanced Space Communications System

Wednesday, October 27, 2021 - 6:00am

CHELMSFORD, Mass., Oct. 27, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --AiRANACULUS, a private, Massachusetts-based technology company providing early stage research, development, prototyping and consulting services, announced it has been awarded a Phase II NASA Small Business Innovation Research contract for development of an advanced space communications system to support upcoming missions to the Moon and Mars.

Key Points: 
  • CHELMSFORD, Mass., Oct. 27, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --AiRANACULUS, a private, Massachusetts-based technology company providing early stage research, development, prototyping and consulting services, announced it has been awarded a Phase II NASA Small Business Innovation Research contract for development of an advanced space communications system to support upcoming missions to the Moon and Mars.
  • Under the new contract, AiRANACULUS will demonstrate and deliver an intelligent network platform to increase performance, efficiency and reliability of mission communications.
  • The AiRANACULUS platform, known as CLAIRE, is designed to address major issues facing deep space networks, including long transmission delays, multiple sources of interference and other unexpected service disruptions.
  • AiRANACULUS ( http://www.airanaculus.com ) is a Massachusetts-based start-up that provides advanced research and development and consulting services for next-generation defense, science, infrastructure and commercial applications.

Newton, Massachusetts Joins Cities Across the U.S. Using ContraPest® to Control Soaring Rat Populations

Tuesday, October 26, 2021 - 9:15pm

Newton, Massachusetts now joins other cities like Hartford, San Francisco, and Washington DC successfully incorporating ContraPest into their pest management programs.

Key Points: 
  • Newton, Massachusetts now joins other cities like Hartford, San Francisco, and Washington DC successfully incorporating ContraPest into their pest management programs.
  • ContraPesthas demonstrated unprecedented success in reducing rat populations, often by more than 94 percent, in an environmentally responsible, sustainable manner.
  • Cities especially have always been plagued with rat problems and they have gotten much worse with the pandemic.
  • Without birth control, their population rebounds to its original level within a few months of using traditional rat control methods.

Clio's Breakthrough Research Reveals Vast Market Opportunities for Remote Legal Services

Tuesday, October 26, 2021 - 6:00pm

"The consumer demand for more remote legal solutions is undeniable, and Clio is leading the vision for the legal operating system that will enable the next generation of legal practices."

Key Points: 
  • "The consumer demand for more remote legal solutions is undeniable, and Clio is leading the vision for the legal operating system that will enable the next generation of legal practices."
  • Online payments (66%) were the most preferred method for paying for legal services, followed by automated payment plans (61%).
  • Previous research indicates that many Americans are unable to access legal servicesand many rural communities are disproportionately underserved.
  • Remote technologies offer law firms the advantage of delivering legal services to underserved markets by eliminating geographic barriers.

Clio's Breakthrough Research Reveals Vast Market Opportunities for Remote Legal Services

Tuesday, October 26, 2021 - 6:00pm

VANCOUVER, BC, Oct. 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Clio, the world's leading provider of cloud-based legal technology, released the highly anticipated 2021 Legal Trends Report, which illustrates the market for remote legal services—and how law firms are in a better position today to meet the growing demand.

Key Points: 
  • "The consumer demand for more remote legal solutions is undeniable, and Clio is leading the vision for the legal operating system that will enable the next generation of legal practices."
  • Online payments (66%) were the most preferred method for paying for legal services, followed by automated payment plans (61%).
  • Previous research indicates that many Americans are unable to access legal servicesand many rural communities are disproportionately underserved.
  • Remote technologies offer law firms the advantage of delivering legal services to underserved markets by eliminating geographic barriers.

Clio Announces New Product Enhancements and Investments for a Changed Legal Landscape

Tuesday, October 26, 2021 - 5:00pm

To support these growing preferences, Clio announced the launch of their own online payments platform, Clio Payments .

Key Points: 
  • To support these growing preferences, Clio announced the launch of their own online payments platform, Clio Payments .
  • Additionally, clients can securely store their payment information in Clio Payments to make future bill payments a zero-friction experience.
  • To facilitate greater collaboration between lawyers and clients, Clio announced the mobile and desktop communication app: Clio for Clients.
  • Clio has firmly rooted that belief in its strategy to back diverse-led innovative companies that are transforming the legal landscape.

Clio Announces New Product Enhancements and Investments for a Changed Legal Landscape

Tuesday, October 26, 2021 - 5:00pm

VANCOUVER, BC, Oct. 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Clio, the world's leading provider of cloud-based legal technology, revealed a robust set of product enhancements and a new equity investment fund to prepare legal professionals to meet the demands of clients today and in the future.

Key Points: 
  • To support these growing preferences, Clio announced the launch of their own online payments platform, Clio Payments .
  • Additionally, clients can securely store their payment information in Clio Payments to make future bill payments a zero-friction experience.
  • To facilitate greater collaboration between lawyers and clients, Clio announced the mobile and desktop communication app: Clio for Clients.
  • Clio has firmly rooted that belief in its strategy to back diverse-led innovative companies that are transforming the legal landscape.

Clio Advances Speed and Access to Legal Services with Transformative Payments Product Launch

Tuesday, October 26, 2021 - 4:30pm

Streamlining this single touchpoint has the potential to fundamentally change where legal professionals spend their timeand who can access legal services.

Key Points: 
  • Streamlining this single touchpoint has the potential to fundamentally change where legal professionals spend their timeand who can access legal services.
  • Starting today, the new Clio Payments will be made available in Clio Manage and will offer lawyers real-time financial oversight in less time.
  • With Clio Payments, legal professionals can access essential financial capabilities:
    Payments are recorded automatically in Clio and sync to an accounting platform, such as QuickBooks or Xerosaving lawyers precious time and effort.
  • The new Clio Payments is an integral building block in Clio's commitment to building the first comprehensive legal operating system.