PRN News Releases

Feb 22, 2017 10:09 ET
Targus Launches Powered Docking Stations to Help Fuel Flexible Workspaces
ANAHEIM, Calif., Feb. 22, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Targus, the industry leader that introduced the first universal dual-video docking station, adds two new powered docks to its extensive lineup of docking stations — the Universal USB 3.0 DV Docking Station with Power (DOCK171USZ) and the Universal USB 3.0 DV4K Docking Station with Power (DOCK177USZ).
Feb 22, 2017 10:08 ET
Winthrop Doctor is First on Long Island to Perform In-Office UroLift®, a Revolutionary Approach to Treating Enlarged Prostate
MINEOLA, N.Y., Feb. 22, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Men in the greater New York area now have a new, minimally invasive in-office treatment option for Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH), an enlarged prostate that can cause various difficulties in urinating, among other symptoms. Jeffrey Schiff, MD, FACS, Attending Urologist at Winthrop-University Hospital, has completed the first in-office UroLift on Long Island under local anesthesia. The UroLift System® is the first permanent implant to treat symptoms due to BPH in men 50 years of age or older. Cleared by the U.S. Food and Drug Adminis
Feb 22, 2017 10:07 ET
GLG Launches New Video Series, Anatomy of a Decision: How Some Of The World's Smartest People Make Tough Decisions
NEW YORK, Feb. 22, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- GLG (Gerson Lehrman Group, Inc.) today launched its latest video series, Anatomy of a Decision, featuring key leaders discussing how they have made some of their toughest decisions over the course of their careers. The series' first edition showcases interviews with Jill Abramson, former Executive Editor of The New York Times; Jeffrey Brenzel, former Dean of Undergraduate Admissions at Yale University; and Jake Sullivan, former Director of Policy Planning at the U.S. State Department.
Feb 22, 2017 10:07 ET
Mellon Foundation To Fund A Series Of Case Studies On Diversity To Guide Art Museum Leadership On Future Inclusivity Efforts
NEW YORK, Feb. 22, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation today announced it will support the creation of a series of case studies designed to guide museum leadership teams in creating successful, forward-thinking plans to improve diversity and inclusivity in their staffing practices. The case studies, to be created in partnership with the Association of Art Museum Directors (AAMD) and research firm Ithaka S+R, will help a wide variety of art museums, across both urban and rural areas, address a pervasive lack of diversity in the museum community.
Feb 22, 2017 10:07 ET
Protein Sciences and Partnership for Influenza Vaccine Introduction (PIVI) Team Up to Combat the Flu in Mongolia
MERIDEN, Conn., Feb. 22, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Protein Sciences Corporation, a leading vaccine development company and maker of Flublok® Influenza Vaccine, announced today that they donated 45,000 doses of Flublok to The Partnership for Influenza Vaccine Introduction (PIVI) and the Mongolian Ministry of Health to help protect communities from the devastating impacts of the flu.  The doses of Flublok have been distributed and used in all regions of Mongolia for health care workers, pregnant women, and those from the general public that come to participating clinics during the influenza vaccine
Feb 22, 2017 10:03 ET
Sesame Software Launches Cloud CRM Backup and Recovery Solution
Provides ultimate protection against CRM data loss and corruption with a zero-footprint, zero-administration Cloud offering
Feb 22, 2017 10:02 ET
Allstate Adds Amazon Alexa Capability
NORTHBROOK, Ill., Feb. 22, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Adding to an already impressive lineup of innovative consumer offerings, Allstate Insurance is releasing a new account specific skill for Alexa.
Feb 22, 2017 10:02 ET
Young Ambassadors participate in 5K run/walk as the face of Iraq's most vulnerable children
ALEXANDRIA, Va., Feb. 22, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Iraqi Children Foundation (ICF) will host its 5th Annual "In Their Shoes" 5K run/walk on May 20, 2017 at the US Patent and Trademark Office in Alexandria, Virginia. The 5K will benefit Iraq's most vulnerable: orphans, street children, and kids displaced by ISIS.
Feb 22, 2017 10:01 ET
Pet Retail Brands Names Nielsen As U.S. Analytics Provider
NEW YORK, and SUNRISE, Fla., Feb. 22, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Nielsen (NYSE: NLSN) announced today that Pet Retail Brands, the third-largest pet specialty retailer in North America, has chosen Nielsen as its primary analytic provider.  With this announcement, Nielsen further expands its coverage within the growing pet retail channel. Effective immediately, Nielsen will be capturing point-of-sale data, covering metrics for Pet Valu and Pet Supermarket stores located in the U.S.  Nielsen will be the first and only source for Pet Retail Brands' custom trading area views and retail defined hierarch
Feb 22, 2017 10:00 ET
Affordable Solar announces solar energy generation contract for Facebook Data Center
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., Feb. 22, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Affordable Solar, the most experienced solar power solution provider in New Mexico, proudly announces the  company has been selected to build a 30 MW photovoltaic project for the Facebook Data Center in Los Lunas, NM. PNM has awarded Affordable Solar the $37 million contract for engineering, procurement, and construction of the 30MW solar generation project. Construction on the first of three 10MW sites will begin in mid-2017. The new solar energy facilities will utilize solar tracking technology developed by Array Technologies, a New Mexico-b
Feb 22, 2017 10:00 ET
Canon Business Process Services Releases New Report: "Leading a Future-Ready Business: Vision 2025"
NEW YORK, Feb. 22, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Canon Business Process Services (Canon), a leading provider of managed services and technology has issued a new report, "Leading a Future-Ready Business: Vision 2025." The four-part report offers a comprehensive view of cultural and technological trends that have the potential to drive significant shifts in today's competitive business environment toward 2025.
Feb 22, 2017 10:00 ET
DHgate and Tencent QD Unveil Plan for APEC WeConnect Women Empowerment Program
BANGKOK, Feb. 22, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- February 21st, 2017 at the APEC Business Advisory Council meetings in Bangkok, Thailand, Diane Wang, Chair of the APEC Women's Forum and Founder and CEO of DHgate, together with executives from Tencent QD announced that the APEC WeConnect program launched at APEC Lima in November, 2016 has officially entered the implementation phase. APEC WeConnect is a new platform that seeks to empower females throughout the APEC region to become entrepreneurs through leveraging digital (see more below), and will officially launch in 2017.  
Feb 22, 2017 10:00 ET
Ed Sheeran to Perform for SiriusXM at Secret Location in New York City
NEW YORK, Feb. 22, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- SiriusXM announced today that Grammy Award-winning British singer, songwriter Ed Sheeran will perform a special invitation-only show for SiriusXM on Monday, March 6 at a secret location in New York City. The performance, the latest in SiriusXM's "Secret Show" series, will air on SiriusXM Hits 1 and The Pulse channels.
Feb 22, 2017 10:00 ET
Existing-Home Sales Jump in January
WASHINGTON, Feb. 22, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Existing-home sales stepped out to a fast start in 2017, surpassing a recent cyclical high and increasing in January to the fastest pace in almost a decade, according to the National Association of Realtors®. All major regions except for the Midwest saw sales gains last month.
Feb 22, 2017 10:00 ET
Frank Sinatra's 'Francis Albert Sinatra & Antonio Carlos Jobim' To Be Released April 7 In Expanded 50th Anniversary Edition
LOS ANGELES, Feb. 22, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Frank Sinatra's acclaimed 1967 album with Brazilian music legend Antonio Carlos Jobim, Francis Albert Sinatra & Antonio Carlos Jobim, is expanded for its 50th Anniversary Edition, to be released April 7 on CD and digitally. On the same date, the remastered original album will be released on heavyweight 180-gram vinyl LP and in a limited blue vinyl edition, available exclusively from the Sinatra Shop and UDiscover Music.
Feb 22, 2017 10:00 ET
Gynecology Surgical Instruments Market Worth 2.44 Billion USD by 2021
PUNE, India, February 22, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --
Feb 22, 2017 10:00 ET
High Deductibles Can Help You Save More Money on Auto Insurance
LOS ANGELES, Feb. 22, 2017 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Carinsuranceplan.org has released a new blog post explaining how high deductibles can help drivers save money on auto insurance.
Feb 22, 2017 10:00 ET
HIT Reboot Announces the Availability of a Free Research Tool for Healthcare IT Stakeholders
MINNEAPOLIS, Feb. 22, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- HIT Reboot®, a Health IT consultancy, announces the availability of a free research tool for healthcare IT stakeholders.