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PureTech Announces Expansion with Oversubscribed $55M Funding Round

Robert Langer, PureTech Co-founder& Institute Professor at MIT. H Robert Horvitz, Nobel Laureate, David H. Koch Professor at MIT, and Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute; Mr. Joi Ito, Director of the MIT Media Lab and board member of Sony, the MacArthur Foundation, The New York Times, the Knight Foundation and Mozilla; and Dr.
Source: PR Newswire
AnthroTronix Receives FDA Clearance for Brain Health Assessment Tool

The DANA(TM) mobile medical application receives FDA clearance. "We are pleased that DANA(TM) has sought and received FDA clearance, leading the way for this type of game-changing technology," said Corinna Lathan, founder and CEO of AnthroTronix." In essence, measuring reaction time is like taking the temperature of the brain- like a' Brain Thermometer'- and it is a vital part...
Source: Business Wire
Kurzweil Education Announces Pilot Program for Kurzweil 3000-firefly in Jordanian Schools

DALLAS, Oct. 16, 2014/ PRNewswire/-- Kurzweil Education(TM), a division of Cambium Learning ® Group, Inc., announced today that Sensotec nv/sa, Kurzweil Education's development and localization partner based in Belgium, and the Jordan Education Initiative, one of Her Majesty Queen Rania Al-Abdullah's not-for-profit organizations in Amman, Jordan, have signed a...
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shopkick Surpasses $1 Billion Generated for Partners

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Oct. 15, 2014/ PRNewswire/-- On the heels of its acquisition by South Korea- based mobile and commerce leader SK planet, shopkick, the most widely used real-world shopping app, today has reported it has driven more than one billion dollars in revenue for its partner retailers since its launch in 2010; more than half of which occurred in the past 12...
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Youth unemployment in rich Middle East a 'liability': WEF

Youth unemployment across the wealthy Middle East is one of the region's greatest challenges and liabilities, according to the World Economic Forum.
Source: CNBC.com | By: Holly Ellyatt
Philips and Radboud university medical center debut wearable diagnostic prototype for chronic illness at Dreamforce 2014 event

ANDOVER, Mass. and SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 13, 2014/ PRNewswire/-- Today at the Dreamforce 2014 conference in San Francisco, Royal Philips and Nijmegen NL- based Radboud university medical center announced the debut of a prototype to support patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. According to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 117...
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Happy Family(TM) Launches Organic Toddler Milk

A Leading Premium Organic Baby and Toddler Food Brand Launches Happy Tot Grow& Shine Organic Toddler Milk to Help Enhance Physical and Mental Development. "Happy Family is proud to give parents access to an organic toddler milk that is formulated with extra nutrition to aid in brain development," said Shazi Visram, founder, CEO and chief mom of Happy Family."...
Source: Business Wire
Bankers asked to swap profit for prayer

Bright young professionals from the banking industry have been asked to attend a year-long course run by the Anglican Church.
Source: CNBC.com | By: Matt Clinch
Multi-Grammy Winning Producer Quincy Jones Recognized By France's Ministry Of Culture

PARIS, Oct. 10, 2014/ PRNewswire/-- Multi-Grammy winning producer, arranger and composer Quincy Jones was recognized for his musical contributions and the enrichment of France's cultural inheritance when he was promoted to the rank of "Commandeur" of the Order of Arts& Letters by the French Ministry of Culture. Commented Jones, " France has always felt like a second...
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Practice Fusion Expands to Puerto Rico, Adding New Partners ASSERTUS, Atlantic Pathology and HRP Labs

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 9, 2014/ PRNewswire/-- Practice Fusion, the nation's largest cloud-based electronic health records platform, today announced strategic partnerships with three of Puerto Rico's premier health service companies, ASSERTUS Inc., Atlantic Pathology and HRP Labs. ASSERTUS Clearinghouse's medical billing software ProClaim ® is one of Puerto...
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