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ISTANBUL, January 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Turkcell (NYSE: TKC, ISE: TCELL), the leading communications and technology company in Turkey, in cooperation with the Turkish Red Crescent has launched a campaign to provide aid to the victims of the major earthquake that recently took place in Haiti. Turkcell subscribers can easily participate in the "Haiti Relief Campaign" initiated by the Turkish Red Crescent by typing the key code 2868 with no message or write the word HAITI to make a TRY 5 donation to earthquake victims. There will be no charge for sending the SMS. Turkish Red Crescent President Tekin Kucukali noted that "Launching this humanitarian aid campaign to preserve the dignity of the vulnerable earthquake victims in all circumstances, and where and when in need, supports the mission of the Turkish Red Crescent to manage Haitian donations. Turkey has given... (more)

Chief Abundance Partner honored by President Clinton at the Clinton Global Initiative for his role in the Rwanda Human Resources for Health Program

NEW YORK, Sept. 25, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Abundance Foundation has expanded its commitment to global health education with the launch of two important new programs.  Announced on stage today at the Clinton Global Initiative's closing plenary session, the Rwanda Human Resources for Health (HRH) Program will support the development of critically needed clinical, teaching and research skills of current and future Rwandan faculty and specialist physicians to meet patient care needs at district, provincial and referral hospitals. This program is a partnership between the Rwandan Ministry of Health, and a consortium of medical, nursing, and public health schools. The leadership of Rwanda and various key collaborators who made this program a reality including Paul Farmer M.D., Ph.D., and Corrado Cancedda, M.D., Ph.D., Chief Abundance Partner were honored toda... (more)

ProofPlus®, the fully automated document system for Financial Compliance, awarded US Patent

NEW YORK, Dec. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Publishing Data Management announced today that the United States Patent Office granted a patent to the software engine that drives ProofPlus®, its trademarked Financial Compliance system. The design allows the comprehensive automation of features not possible in any other solution currently available in the marketplace. It puts the entire process under the total control of its users rather than conventional third parties. The system integrates all aspects of creating, revising, reviewing, composing, approving and filing compliance documents with the Securities And Exchange Commission (SEC). ProofPlus® also features project and content management, automation of composed pages, creation of both EDGAR ASCII and HTML documents, and production of XBRL exhibits. Lead inventor Michael Krieger commented that the USPO recognized... (more)

Homestead-Miami Speedway To Host Formula Drift May 30-31

MIAMI, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- One of the most exciting forms of motorsports is coming to Homestead-Miami Speedway May 30-31. Round 3 of the Formula DRIFT Championship will feature drivers from around the world competing in well-executed, controlled sideway slides at high speed on the speedway's 2.21 mile infield road course. Track President Matthew Becherer made the announcement. "Unlike Ford Championship Weekend when NASCAR crowns champions during three days of racing, Formula DRIFT is not a race, but a highly technical dogfight," said Becherer. "Of the 280-plus events we'll host at Homestead-Miami Speedway in 2014, Formula DRIFT will undoubtedly be one of the most unique." Japan is credited with the creation of drifting as early as the 1970s. As it gained recognition in the 80s and 90s, it became a popular underground movement. Drifting, in simple terms,... (more)

Scripps Howard Awards honor nation's best 2013 journalism

CINCINNATI, March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Scripps Howard Foundation is proud to announce the winners and finalists of its annual Scripps Howard Awards, honoring the best work in the communications industry and journalism education in 2013. Established in 1953, the Scripps Howard Foundation's national journalism awards competition is open to news organizations based in the U.S. and recognizes outstanding print, broadcast and online journalism in 15 categories. Two additional categories honor college journalism and mass communication educators for excellence in administration and teaching. Winners will receive a total of $180,000 and trophies. Recipients of journalism awards will be honored at a dinner May 22 at the Duke Energy Convention Center in Cincinnati, home of event co-hosts: the Scripps Howard Foundation; its corporate founder, The E.W. Scripps Company ... (more)

LiveU's New Smaller, Stronger LU500 Takes the IP Newsgathering Market by Storm

- The most powerful and versatile uplink unit on the market - weighing only 2.2lbs (1kg), with new video encoder, proprietary antenna technology and up to 14 network links - achieves instant success worldwide HACKENSACK, New Jersey, March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LiveU (www.liveu.tv), the leader in portable live video acquisition, contribution and management solutions, has announced that the company's new smaller, stronger LU500 has taken the market by storm. Positive feedback is flowing across social media from news camera people while hundreds of LiveU units have been deployed by broadcasters and news agencies to cover breaking news and major sports events, including the Sochi Winter Olympics. Weighing only 2.2lbs (1kg), the LU500 supports up to 14 network links including six-eight internal bonded connections.  "We were very happy to discover that with the LU500... (more)

LiveU's New Smaller, Stronger LU500 Takes the IP Newsgathering Market by Storm

HACKENSACK, N.J., March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LiveU (www.liveu.tv), the leader in portable live video acquisition, contribution and management solutions, has announced that the company's new smaller, stronger LU500 has taken the market by storm. Positive feedback is flowing across social media from news camera people while hundreds of LiveU units have been deployed by broadcasters and news agencies to cover breaking news and major sports events, including the Sochi Winter Olympics. Weighing only 2.2lbs (1kg), the LU500 supports up to 14 network links including six-eight internal bonded connections.  "We were very happy to discover that with the LU500 there was no trade-off between performance and size!" said Peter Sockett, Director of Engineering and Operations, WRAL - Capitol Broadcasting Company. "The unit has performed extremely well for us and is much easier... (more)

Two Ten Footwear Foundation and Amazon Fashion Kick off National Footwear Cares Month With More than 83 Charitable Activities Across US

Two Ten Footwear Foundation and Amazon Fashion today kicked off National Footwear Cares Month, an unprecedented, industry-wide community service event unifying 100 footwear companies and over 6000 volunteers who will be supporting local charities in a broad range of activities coast-to-coast. “National Footwear Cares Month has become everything we hoped it would be, and much more,” said Stan Friedlander, GMM of footwear, Amazon Fashion, the title sponsor of Footwear Cares. “The footwear industry’s support for this now annual event is extraordinary. The eagerness of shoe companies to come together to provide much needed aid in communities throughout the US, the same communities who support the footwear industry year-after-year, is very gratifying. We are thrilled to be part of this unique program.” As part of National Footwear Cares Month, repairs will be made to negle... (more)

Post–Newsweek Stations Makes Strategic Investment in StormPins

Post–Newsweek Stations (PNS) announced today that it has made a strategic investment in StormPins, a crowd-sourced weather and breaking-news platform used by local TV news stations and their websites. The two companies will launch the platform in all of PNS’s markets. StormPins turns app users into citizen journalists and connects them with local TV news. From the app, users can generate 10 seconds of video, a photo and 2-way chat. All content is geo-tagged, creating a real-time breaking-news situation map that can also be broadcast live by local and national news. The app is available at www.stormpins.com and on iPhone and Android devices. Owned by Prospect Hill Advisors, LLC, StormPins was created during Hurricane Sandy in 2012 with the goal of improving communication and saving lives. “We are excited to partner with Post–Newsweek Stations as they lead the way in ... (more)

Comcast Invests in Palm Beach County Network to Expand High-Speed Fiber Optic Ethernet, Internet Services

Comcast Business (Nasdaq: CMCSA, CMCSK) announced today that it is investing millions of dollars in network enhancements in Palm Beach County to expand its high-speed fiber optic Ethernet and Internet service options for area businesses, schools, hospitals and other organizations where business operations demand a high-performance network. The new fiber-based Ethernet network is capable of delivering speeds up to 10 Gigabits-per-second (Gbps). These upgrades will support the area’s thriving business climate, which recently lead Forbes Magazine to name West Palm Beach as the top city in Florida for business and careers. “Comcast expanding its fiber-based Ethernet network into Palm Beach County is wonderful news for local businesses and our economy,” said Economic Council of Palm Beach County President Daniel Martell. “The increased bandwidth and additional business ... (more)

Travel Insurance Provider Squaremouth Shines Spotlight on TravelSafe Travel Protection

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., April 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Travel insurance comparison site, Squaremouth, allows travelers to quote, compare, and purchase travel insurance from every major provider in the US. To help travelers learn more about these companies, Squaremouth has launched the travel insurance provider spotlight series. In this article, Squaremouth shines a light on TravelSafe. Over a Century of Experience TravelSafe began selling insurance under their parent company, Chester Perfetto Agency, in 1971. The family-owned business is headquartered in Wyomissing, Pennsylvania, and offers over 150 years of combined travel insurance experience. Driven by integrity, teamwork, and innovation, TravelSafe upholds high customer service expectations, and places their relationship with travelers as a top priority. The company realizes that each customer's experience is u... (more)