Smartphone privacy tool BLOXVOX launches on Kickstarter

May 22, 2018

Today BLOXVOX launches on crowdfunding site Kickstarter.  Starting at $50, BLOXVOX is the world’s first voice privacy tool that is functional, affordable, and delightfully easy to use. BLOXVOX enables you to have a truly private phone call - the ergonomic device is held over the mouth, and the microphone from a pair of headphones slips in the side compartment.  Your voice is substantially blocked from reaching people nearby, but perfectly audible to the person you’re calling. Greg Umhoefer, founder of BLOXVOX, explains: “The open office is widely hailed as the ideal workplace, but it creates a real problem for workers: there’s no good way to have private phone calls.  Whether it’s an important client call, or simply personal in nature, many conversations are inappropriate for coworkers to overhear.  Most people unplug their laptop, get up, and rush to find somewhere quiet.  But with BLOXVOX,...

WILL MILLIONS OF MINERS SOON BE OUT OF WORK?

April 25, 2018

Billions of dollars annually is being earned from Crypto miners. With ASICS taking over the Bitcoin mining market, and Ethereum switching to proof of stake, will there be a sudden drop in mining revenue?Some experts give a definitive “yes”.Mitch Steves of RBC Capital believes the coming switch to proof of stake on the Ethereum blockchain will significantly reduce mining on Ethereum (and the many coins based on it). “This means all chips (even custom-made chips for GPU mining) would not generate any value/profit”, he notes. One alternative is Shardix. Shardix is a decentralized, globally scalable database company will provide one.Shardix is looking to disrupt a sixty billion dollar database market, facing down competition from industry names like Oracle, Google, and Microsoft. “Database Miners” will be able to store shards of encrypted and replicated databases directly on the Shardix platform.They will be compensated for their excess...

Tracerline’s TP-8692 UV Multi-Colored Fluid Dye Kit Featured in PTEN Magazine

April 25, 2018

has been featured on the cover of It is the first and only completely customizable, color-coded leak detection kit for all fluid-based vehicle systems. With a set of color-coded leak detection dyes, a single technician can diagnosis leaks across multiple vehicle systems. The kit includes three color-coded dyes for petroleum and synthetic-based fluids: white dye, yellow dye, and blue dye (red dye is sold separately). These multi-color dyes allow a technician to check for transmission, brake, oil, fuel, power steering, and other fluid-based leaks. The kit also includes a specially designed green fluorescent dye for conventional coolant. Tracerline’s UV dyes are concentrated, safe to use, and they won’t affect the vehicle system’s chemical properties or change how the fluid works. These specialty dyes can remain safely within...

A Page Unturned - Pop Punk is Alive & Well

April 26, 2018

2018 has already showed that it will be the year that brings some of our favorite genres back into the spotlight. From the vinyl revival to the rise of the internet rapper the music industry is shifting back to a community focus rather than each genre having their own camp. The most notable rise of 2018 however has been the return of Pop Punk. With bands like Neck Deep completely pummeling the Billboard charts and tourin across multiple continents, the spotlight has been shifted back to this energetic, melody driven genre. One band that has already built a buzz worthy following out of Los Angeles, California is the three piece Pop Punk outfit A Page Unturned. We were lucky enough to get a sneak peak into the bands new Self-Titled release "A Page Unturned" that comes out everywhere on 3/23/18. Since we know people don't want to read an essay we highlighted the best parts of our session with A Page Unturned below. Since...

Continuing a Legacy - From a Bumper Crop to a Vintage Limousine Service

April 25, 2018

As people feel the need to participate to special events in their lives and make them as memorably as possible, many opt to rent a limousine. Such vehicles provide a comfortable mean of transport for celebrated people and guests, enabling them to benefit from additional space and amenities. As opposed to modern limousines, classic limousines and vintage cars provide a special feeling which can be lived only by people riding in these vehicles. Those who appreciate the beauty of a vintage car or associate themselves with the relaxed life of past years commonly choose to rent such car for special events and occasions. Such cars are rare and a symbol of wealth. Callan Philips was an honorable American citizen born on the date of 13 March, 1925, in the Idaho - Dayton region. After graduating from Ammon High School, Callan enlisted himself in the US Army and sworn to serve it with pride. He served in World War II in 1st Cavalry, fighting in the Japanese Theater mainly throughout...

Marjorie Saulson selected as Top Motivational Speaker of the Year for 2018 by the International Association of Top Professionals (IAOTP)

April 25, 2018

Public Speaking Mentor Marjorie Saulson, of Vibrant Vocal Power, Inc., has been selected as Top Motivational Speaker of the Year for 2018 by the International Association of Top Professionals (IAOTP), for her outstanding leadership and commitment to helping business professionals overcome their fears in order to create the business and lifestyle of their dreams.   With over 3 decades of professional experience as a successful female business leader, professional volunteer, and speaker, Marjorie has certainly proven herself as an accomplished professional and expert in many fields.  As a dynamic, results-driven leader, she has demonstrated success, not only as a Public Speaking Mentor; but she has also held many positions where she has displayed her impressive repertoire of talents in training people in public speaking and other communication skills, leading workshops in numerous cities in the United States and Canada.  As President of Vibrant...

Don Forman: Las Vegas Philanthropist With A Heart Of Gold

April 25, 2018

In times of darkness and tragedy, child entertainer Fred Rogers said it best: "Look for the helpers." This saying has become the ultimate in comforting children and adults alike when tragedies strike. In 2017, when the largest mass shooting in U.S. history struck near the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas, Don Forman a local Nissan Dealer and philanthropist from Las Vegas and his team became ''. In numerous ways, Forman and his dealership stepped up to aid our community in its time of need. As one of the sponsors of the , United Nissan helps spread the philanthropic spirit throughout the community. Don Forman and his Dealership Step Up In the wake of the shooting near the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino, Forman's Nissan dealership halted all talk of business and asked how they could help. With more than 50 people dead and approximately 500 wounded, the need for blood donations was emergent. What Forman decided to do was use his dealership...

The Fabric Closes $20 Million Third Pool of Capital for Co-Creating Cloud and IoT Infrastructure Companies

April 25, 2018

The Fabric, a pioneer in co-creating companies focused on cloud and IoT infrastructure technology, today announced the close of $20 million in investment from Verizon Ventures, March Capital Partners, Citrix and Hitachi along with key individual investors. Fabric 3 is the company's third dedicated pool of capital raised to invest in early stage cloud infrastructure companies that it co-creates with entrepreneurs, bringing the company's total investment raised to $41 million. With cloud computing services expected to reach $411 billion in revenues by 2020 (Gartner Research), The Fabric is uniquely positioned to capitalize on the demand and rapid growth needed in this industry through its approach of matching industry experts with entrepreneurs to develop new companies and products efficiently. Rajan Raghavan, CEO of The Fabric, said: “The Fabric fills a specific need in the startup and investment spectrum by offering deep technical and entrepreneurial...

WESTLAKE HS PARTNERS WITH SYMMETRY TURF FOR MULTI-FIELD SPORTS PROJECT

April 25, 2018

Westlake HS, a part of Eanes ISD, was recently ranked the third best public high school in Texas by Niche. Westlake’s athletic program has been the starting point for the careers of several sports stars such as Drew Brees, Nick Foles, JD Smart, Huston Street and Calvin Schiraldi. It also has the honor of being one of only two high schools in the nation to graduate two Super Bowl MVP quarterbacks. Westlake is known for placing a high value on their academic and athletic facilities. The choice to convert existing natural grass fields to synthetic turf was a clear example of a continued commitment to bring value to their students and community by providing athletic facilities that are available for use despite inclement weather and are highly resistant to the impacts of extensive use. After careful consideration, Symmetry Turf was selected to construct the fields with their Genesis® line of synthetic turf in the baseball and softball stadiums. Symmetry’s...

A NEW GLOBAL RPO NETWORK WITH BRAND AND THE CANDIDATE EXPERIENCE AT ITS CORE

April 25, 2018

and , today announced the formal launch of . Geometric RPO is a global partnership between several major RPO providers who each deliver a brand-led approach to RPO (Recruitment Process Outsourcing / Optimization)  to enhance the candidate experience and drive quality hiring. The founding members are: – Asia Pacific – America’s (North and South America) Each provide brand-led talent acquisition, channel innovation, leading edge technology, measurement & insight all tailored within a truly international reach. The network is built around four operating principles: Global - we unite leading RPO and talent solution providers to create one global network Technology - to master the complexity of recruitment, we master data. ATS, candidate lifecycle management. sourcing, screening tools, analytics and insight. Whatever...

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