IIT-KGP Alumni honored by USA National Academy of Engineering
March 22, 2018
The prestigious National Academy of Engineering, USA, has elected three alumni of IIT Kharagpur among its elite members leading the domains of education and research in USA and the world.
Professor Lallit Anand (Warren and Towneley Rohsenow Professor of Mechanical Engineering, MIT), Professor Amit Goyal [SUNY Empire Innovation Professor and Director of the interdisciplinary RENEW Institute at the University at Buffalo (SUNY-Buffalo)] and Mr Sushil Kumar Soonee (adviser and former CEO, POSOCO, Power System Operation Corporation, India) are the newest members of NAE.
Election to the NAE is among the highest professional distinctions accorded to an engineer internationally and takes into account a lifetime of accomplishments in the field of science. NAE membership comes only to those individuals who have been trailblazers in scientific discovery, methods and applications, who have used their talent to mentor students, faculty or their workforce and have contributed...
High-performance, cost-effective, thin-film solar cell technology provides an attractive source of portable and mobile power
March 20, 2018
Magnolia Optical Technology, Inc. announced that it is working with the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) under the Phase II SBIR Program for Development of High-Performance Thin-Film Solar Cells for Portable Power Applications (Contract No D15PC00222).
Photovoltaic devices can provide a portable source of electrical power for a wide variety of defense and commercial applications, including mobile power for dismounted soldiers, unmanned aerial vehicles, and remote sensors. “The goal of the current program is to develop high-efficiency GaAs-based solar cells that maintain their performance over changing environmental conditions, and that are thinner and thus more cost-effective to produce,” said Dr. Roger Welser, Magnolia’s Chief Technical Officer. “By combining thin III-V absorbers with advanced light-trapping structures, single-junction GaAs-based devices provide a means to deliver high efficiency performance over a...
Presale.Ventures: World Largest Seed Funding Platform for Blockchain Startups
March 22, 2018
As the world continues to reel from the explosive success of the Blockchain technology and its prodigy the Cryptocurrency, investors worldwide are working hard to secure their peace of the next big pie. Meanwhile, startups at all levels are working frantically to secure investment in their own personal cryptocurrencies, with every intention of becoming the next big thing.
Having identified this requirement for funding and the growing number of investors looking to provide exactly that in a secure and controlled environment, Presale Ventures was officially born. Prescreened startups must undergo “Know Your Startup” process, following expert reviews and attractiveness rating. A world-first seed funding platform for investors and startups worldwide, Presale Ventures has been designed to bring both sides together to form a collective community of unstoppable power and potential.
Presale Ventures' unique model is based on the experience of over...
Military Veteran Launches Best Barbecue Sauce to support The Wounded Warrior Project
March 22, 2018
Touted as the ‘Best Barbecue Sauce on Either side of Mississippi, Triple D’s BBQ sauce is made from the finest ingredients to ensure consistency in every bottle. The product is available in two flavors – Spicy and Hot - crafted from a blend of cayenne pepper and garlic with a rich smoky finish, and Tangy Sweet made from a delicious blend of exotic spices, tangy tomatoes, molasses and citrus flavors.
Triple D’s Drop Dem Drawls BBQ Sauce is the brainchild of Military Veteran, Yancy Seals. Questioned about the motivation to create the product and business, he explained: “Barbecuing is a huge passion of mine and I wanted to change the way people enjoyed their barbecue by sharing by barbecue sauce. I also want and source of income and enable me to leave a legacy for my kids and grand kids and at the same time support my fellow veterans on a monthly basis.”
Triple D’s is a proud supporter of the Wounded Warrior Project...
DEMO AFRICA HEADS TO NORTH AFRICA FOR TECHNOLOGY SHOWCASE
March 21, 2018
Silicon Valley based (ATF), Managing Partners of the ([email protected]) partnership today announced that the DEMO Africa event will be heading to Morocco over the next two years.
“Over the last six years, the conference has traveled through Eastern, Western, and Southern Africa, and launched leading African technologies while showcasing the continent’s evolving entrepreneurial ecosystems and startups. As codified within our conference charter, we are heading to North Africa for the 2018 and 2019 editions of the annual event, and we are excited to announce Morocco as our host country” remarked Harry Hare, Executive Director of DEMO Africa.
As a launchpad for uniquely African technologies, DEMO Africa connects African startups to the global ecosystem, and allows the most innovative companies to launch their technology products to diverse audiences filled with innovation stakeholders. Over the last six editions of DEMO...
The Rite Marketing Group Presents The 7th Annual Radio Showcase Reception; A Pay-Per-View Event Co-Hosted by Cedric Bailey and Shannon Thomas, Red Carpet Hosted by Rubi Green and Emcee N.I.C.E
March 21, 2018
Event producer, music executive, and founder of The Rite Marketing Group, Emory Marshall, is in the business of helping independent recording artists excel. While working on his 7th Annual Radio Showcase and Reception, hosted by radio personalities Cedric Bailey and Shannon Thomas, he found time to sit down with PCPR CEO, Phyllis Caddell, to discuss his upcoming event on March 23, 2018 at the Gold Coast Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada during the 33rd Annual Stellar Award weekend.
Q. What made you create the Radio Showcase and Reception?
A. Years ago I realized there was a need to give independent artists a platform for radio exposure. A luxury that was normally reserved for major artists.
Q. What did it take to get this event started?
A. I was in a singing group for years.I was signed to a label that helped me get exposure, and it definitely helped create awareness.I’ve done radio for over 20...
Protecting Residential Plumbing During Cold Snaps
March 20, 2018
Minnesota has seen record cold temperatures this winter, with some areas reaching . As such, plumbers around the state have been backed-up with homeowners dealing with weather-related plumbing and pipes issues. When weather reaches 20 below zero, pipes that are exposed, or run through unheated areas or along external walls are at high risk for freezing and potentially bursting, causing a messy, costly problem for a homeowner.
In the north, that cold weather can stick around well into May. Homeowners throughout Minnesota should conduct regular maintenance on their plumbing even as the seasons change. This can include draining pipes that supply pools or sprinkler lines in the fall before the first freeze, adding insulation to basements or attics with exposed pipes, or adding products designed to regulate pipe temperatures like sleeves or tapes.
When a pipe breaks, water can leak and may cause severe damage not only to structural...
Nowspeed Releases New Performance Analytics Services
March 20, 2018
Nowspeed, A Digital Marketing Agency based outside Boston, MA, has announced they have expanded their service offering to now include . This new service will help clients make better cross-channel advertising decisions to improve campaign performance and save money by bringing together the most important KPIs in one integrated set of dashboard reports.
Many organizations don’t have the manpower or analytics skills to bring together disparate data sets, build comprehensive dashboards and reports, and present recommendations based on data each and every month. Nowspeed's is designed to bring integrated reporting and analytics to every organization that needs to get on top of their data. For a fraction of the cost of hiring your own in-house team, Nowspeed will manage your data, build your reports and even tell you what it means.
“We are excited about helping organizations turn data into insight that makes their marketing...
FastestVPN.com introduces advance VPN with Malware Protection and Adblocker
March 22, 2018
Digital security leveled up with the advent of FastestVPN offering unparalleled security features such as Malware Protection and NAT Firewall.
FastestVPN is backed by its parent company – Fastest Technology Limited, based in Cayman Islands with the aim to increase privacy and security over World Wide Web. The company takes pride in being the with advanced features that are activated automatically at server end.
FastestVPN is compatible with over 20 devices including Windows, Mac, iOS, Android, Linux, Router and more. Not only that, it makes an excellent - making content available more easily while keeping privacy intact. Offering Malware Protection, Ad-blocker and NAT Firewall without any additional cost reflects the true mission of the company; which is providing ultimate internet privacy and security.
“Cyber landscape needs to be made more secure, especially after the recent malware frenzy that resulted in a loss of billions of dollars worldwide”,...
Advantage Air Announces Ideal Time for Air Conditioner Repair
March 21, 2018
Premier is reminding residential and commercial property owners to schedule air conditioner repair and routine maintenance this month. By taking care of issues now, people can ensure their air conditioners and HVAC systems are ready to go for spring and summer cooling.
After serving the St. Louis metropolitan area for well over a decade, family-owned Advantage Air, LLC, has learned a thing or two about getting air conditioners to operate at peak performance. The company is reassuring homeowners and commercial property owners that March is the ideal time to schedule routine maintenance and air conditioner repair. By identifying and troubleshooting problems now, cooling systems will be ready to handle the transition from winter to spring and summer.
Summer in St. Louis can bring on extreme heat and humidity. work hard to combat these conditions and keep homes and buildings comfortable all season long. Some signs a cooling system may not be performing well...