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Husqvarna AB: Husqvarna Group Included in the FTSE4Good Index and the STOXX Global ESG Leaders

Husqvarna Group has been reconfirmed as a member of the FTSE4Good Index Series and appointed new member of the STOXX Global ESG Leaders index. "It is gratifying that Husqvarna Group has been included. To us, this shows that we are on the right path," says Kai Wärn, President and CEO of Husqvarna Group.
Source: Business Wire
shopkick Expands into First International Market; Five of Germany's Largest Retailers Launch Nationwide Programs on Day One

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., and BERLIN, Oct. 23, 2014/ PRNewswire/-- shopkick, the most widely used real-world shopping app, today launches in Germany, Europe's largest economy and retail market, in partnership with many of the country's largest and most popular retailers and brands, as well as one of the largest media companies in Europe. Now we are going to Germany because it...
Source: PR Newswire
2U, Inc. Named as One of 12 U.S. Global Growth Companies for 2014 by World Economic Forum

LANDOVER, Md., Oct. 22, 2014/ PRNewswire/-- 2 U, Inc., a leading provider of cloud-based software-as-a-service solutions for nonprofit colleges and universities, has been named to the World Economic Forum's 2014 list of 12 U.S. "2 U is honored to join the World Economic Forum's community of more than 370 Global Growth Companies committed to innovation and leadership,"...
Source: PR Newswire
Martha Boudreau Joins AARP As Executive Vice President And Chief Communications And Marketing Officer

WASHINGTON, Oct. 21, 2014/ PRNewswire-USNewswire/-- Martha Boudreau, a highly respected and recognized leader in international communications, has joined AARP in the newly-created role of executive vice president and chief communications and marketing officer. "After an extensive, thoughtful and deliberative national search, Martha stood out as the...
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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...
Source: PR Newswire
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...
Source: PR Newswire
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...
Source: PR Newswire