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MSU business college seeks internships for students

Montana State University’s Jake Jabs College of Business and Entrepreneurship is seeking local and regional businesses and nonprofit organizations that are willing to offer students practical business experience in return for research, issue analysis or operational advice during spring semester, which runs from Jan. 9 through May 3. Participating students will be enrolled in a Read More…

Montana Chamber Foundation receives second Gianforte Family Foundation grant

Helena – The Montana Chamber Foundation announces its second grant from the Gianforte Family Foundation to achieve its 10-year strategic plan, Envision 2026. The goals of that plan are to increase jobs, per capita income, and gross state product, through focusing on workforce, entrepreneurship, business basics and infrastructure. “We are grateful for the continued support Read More…

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Carrier Selects R-454B–Sold by Chemours as Opteon™ XL41–to Replace R-410A in North America

WILMINGTON, Del., Dec. 19, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — The Chemours Company (Chemours) (NYSE: CC), a global chemistry company with leading market positions in titanium technologies, fluoroproducts and chemical solutions, announced today that R-454B, its next generation refrigerant sold as Opteon™ XL41, has been selected by Carrier, after extensive testing and evaluation, as the primary lower Global Warming Read More…

Volkswagen buys Volvo's connected car unit for $122 million

BERLIN/STOCKHOLM (Reuters) – Volkswagen (VW) (VOWG_p.DE) is buying a controlling stake in Volvo’s (VOLVb.ST) WirelessCar, a digital service developer specializing in connected driving, for 1.1 billion Swedish crowns ($122 million), the companies said on Wednesday. FILE PHOTO: The logo of Swedish truck maker Volvo is pictured at the IAA truck show in Hanover, September 22, Read More…

Nav Named One Of The “Best Entrepreneurial Companies In America” By Entrepreneur Magazine

SALT LAKE CITY, Dec. 19, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Today, Nav was recognized as one of the “Best Entrepreneurial Companies in America” by Entrepreneur magazine’s Entrepreneur360™ List, a premier study delivering the most comprehensive analysis of private companies in America. Based on this study forged by Entrepreneur, Nav is listed as number 29 out of 360 Read More…

New Details and Activities Revealed for NBA Experience at Disney Springs

“Developed with the NBA, and inspired by the league’s 29 arenas around the country, NBA Experience will highlight the heart-pounding action and excitement of the NBA world,” said Stan Dodd, Executive Producer, Walt Disney Imagineering. “From training simulations and clock-racing competitions to fan-favorite NBA moments – we’re bringing new experiences and thrilling games to life Read More…

Xingtera Inc. envisage d'établir une nouvelle plateforme pour la ville intelligente et élargir son portefeuille IdO avec des solutions utilisant les technologies de Qualcomm Technologies

SANTA CLARA, Californie, 19 décembre 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Xingtera Inc. renforce son leadership dans l’espace des solutions IdO de la ville intelligente avec la création attendue d’une plateforme pour la ville intelligente faisant appel aux technologies de Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., une filiale de Qualcomm Incorporated. Cette plateforme, baptisée « Xingtrium », se compose de tous les verticaux essentiels dans Read More…

Charitable Donations 2018: Implications of the New Tax Law

WASHINGTON, Dec. 19, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — The combination of the rising stock market, strong economy and change in the tax code resulted in charitable donations by American individuals, bequests, foundations and corporations reaching just over $410 billion in 2017. But, because the new tax law significantly increased the standard deduction, non-profits are now nervous that donations Read More…

GWS Performs Comprehensive Testing of U.S. Mobile Networks With Rohde & Schwarz Benchmarking Solution

COLUMBIA, Md., Dec. 19, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Global Wireless Solutions, Inc. (GWS) has recently completed its most thorough testing of U.S. mobile networks. GWS conducted directed benchmark testing in all 50 states as well as Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands from January 2018 to August 2018. GWS drove close to one million miles across 501 Read More…

CleverTap und SonyLIV schließen Partnerschaft ab, um die Benutzererfahrung mit Video-Push-Benachrichtigungen zu verbessern

– SonyLIV wird der erste OTT-Akteur in Indien, der diese Funktion nutzt – SAN FRANCISCO, 19. Dezember 2018 /PRNewswire/ — CleverTap, eine führende Mobile-Marketing-Plattform, gab heute bekannt, dass SonyLIV, eine der führenden Premium-OTT-Plattformen Indiens, ihre Technologie einsetzt, um Push-Benachrichtigungen im Bereich Rich Media anzubieten. Dadurch gehört das Unternehmen zu den Pionieren im OTT-Bereich. Mit dem Read More…

InventHelp Inventor Develops Newly Formulated Pest Control Substance (PND-4963)

PITTSBURGH, Dec. 19, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Maintaining sanitary living conditions requires vigilance against pest infestations and effective response when they do occur. Fortunately, an inventor from Upper Darby, Pa., has formulated a spray substance that acts quickly to remove pests and prevent their return. She developed MILLBOURNE SPRAY to kill bugs, rodents and other pests Read More…

Thriving Global Medical Device Industry Projected to Top $400 Billion by 2023

PALM BEACH, Florida, December 19, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Financialnewsmedia.com News Commentary  While many medical industry professionals know very well the reality that life expectancy and as well as emerging economies’ are increasing expenditures on healthcare, one glaring fact persists of the obvious need for advanced medical devices are more important than ever. As a result, Read More…

Shea Butter: Worldwide Market Opportunities Through 2018-2023 – Rise in Demand for Fair Trade Certified Shea Butter

DUBLIN, Dec 19, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — The “Global Shea Butter Market 2019-2023” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering. The shea butter market will register a CAGR of over 5% by 2023. The latest trend gaining momentum in the market is the rise in demand for fair trade certified shea butter. Fairtrade certified shea butter Read More…

API Fortress Releases New Tools to Empower Developers and Automation Engineers

NEW YORK, Dec. 19, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — API Fortress has been the leader in end-to-end API testing for continuous integration and deployment of on-premises and cloud API testing solutions since 2016. Today, API Fortress released new tooling for developers and automation engineers that help them use their existing platforms and processes with minimal changes and maximum interconnectivity. Read More…

Kahoot! launches accelerator program for learning apps

Participating in Kahoot!’s unique growth accelerator program will give selected teams and apps resources such as: Global Reach: Through Kahoot!, participants will reach a worldwide audience of teachers, students, schools and organizations Growth opportunities: By running joint campaigns with Kahoot! and its partners, participants will have user and revenue growth opportunities Knowledge exchange: Share and Read More…

Golub Capital Provides One-Loan Debt Facility to Support the Acquisition of CRH Healthcare by Freeman Spogli & Co.

CHICAGO, Dec. 19, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Golub Capital recently announced that, as Administrative Agent, Sole Lead Arranger and Sole Bookrunner, it provided a GOLD facility to support the acquisition of CRH Healthcare (“CRH” or “the Company”) by Freeman Spogli & Co. (“Freeman Spogli”), in partnership with CRH management. GOLD financings are Golub Capital One-Loan Debt facilities. Read More…

InventHelp Inventor Develops Electronic Bank that Teaches Wealth Management (OCC-1411)

PITTSBURGH, Dec. 19, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — “I wanted to create a bank that addresses out-of-control spending, restores structure and obligates compliance to a financial plan,” said an inventor from Long Beach, Calif. He developed BucketBank to prevent overspending. The bank is easy to monitor visually. It empowers the user and assures personal success. The invention Read More…

Anti-Drone Market worth $2,276 million by 2024 – Exclusive Report by MarketsandMarkets™

CHICAGO, December 19, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — According to the new market research report on “Anti-Drone Market by Technology (Laser, Kinetic, and Electronics), Application (Detection, Detection & Disruption), Vertical (Military & Defense, Homeland Security, and Commercial), and Geography – Global Forecast to 2024“, published by MarketsandMarkets™, the Anti-Drone Market is expected to grow from USD 499 Read More…

Chinese bike-sharing startup Ofo considering bankruptcy: Financial Times

Ofo bike-sharing bicycles are pictured in Singapore August 29, 2017. REUTERS/Edgar Su (Reuters) – Chinese bike-sharing startup Ofo, backed by Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (BABA.N), has “immense” cash flow problems and has considered applying for bankruptcy, the Financial Times reported on Wednesday. Cash flow problems for the company have become acute, the FT reported, citing Read More…

GSK, Pfizer team up on over-the-counter drug joint venture

LONDON — Drugmakers GlaxoSmithKline and Pfizer are merging their health care divisions, creating a market leader in over-the-counter health care products like pain relievers and vitamins with combined sales of $12.7 billion. British-based GSK will own 68 percent of the joint venture, which will bring together GSK’s brands such as Sensodyne, Voltaren and Panadol with Read More…

The Interior name game

With help from Anthony Adragna, Nancy Cook and Matt Daily PROGRAMMING NOTE: Morning Energy will not publish from Dec. 24–Jan 1. Our next Morning Energy newsletter will publish on Jan. 2. Please continue to follow Pro Energy issues here. Story Continued Below Editor’s Note: This edition of Morning Energy is published weekdays at 10 a.m. Read More…

Travel agents seek EU antitrust probe into Lufthansa surcharges

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – A travel lobby group, whose members include Amadeus (AMA.MC) and booking.com, on Wednesday urged EU antitrust regulators to investigate Lufthansa’s (LHAG.DE) surcharges and other allegedly discriminatory measures against travel agents. FILE PHOTO: A Lufthansa Airbus A321-100 airplane takes off from the airport in Palma de Mallorca, Spain, July 29, 2018. REUTERS/Paul Hanna/File Read More…

FedEx shares drop as economic slowdown prompts 2019 profit forecast cut

(Reuters) – Shares of FedEx Corp (FDX.N) fell nearly 8 percent on Wednesday, after the delivery package company jolted investors with a steeper-than-expected cut in its 2019 profit forecast warning of weakening freight demand as the global economy slows. FILE PHOTO: A federal Express freight truck is pictured in Irvine, California, U.S., January 24, 2017. Read More…