Silicon Beach. Silicon Alley. Silicon Prairie. For years throughout the U.S. various regions have tried to replicate the success (and even the name) of the Silicon Valley technology ecosystem and its potent mix of top-flight schools, world-class talent and oodles of venture capital. Business and academic leaders continue to look to the Bay Area’s achievements [...]
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In a world that turned upside down virtually overnight, it seems like a good idea to look for some positive news when it can be found. This article from MSN Money provides that encouragement for those of us working in the world of quantum computing PR and startups: World-changing innovations that came out of global [...]
For quantum computing startup founders and CEOs, or researchers considering making the leap, as well as venture capital firms and established tech brands, there is no better global resource to stay abreast of this fascinating industry than the Quantum Computing Report (QCR), the world’s most popular site dedicated to covering the business of quantum computing. [...]
By Jessica De Nova, KABC May 21, 2020 For 25 years, Fairhaven Memorial Park & Mortuary has hosted one of Orange County's largest Memorial Day ceremonies. But the coronavirus has forced organizers to plan a new way to mark the national holiday. Every Memorial Day since 1978, Boy Scout troops have gone to the Santa [...]
By Mark Rightmire, Orange County Register May 19, 2020 Matthew Keller, 11, of Orange, quietly brought his right hand to the bill of his cap, saluting a veteran’s gravesite after placing an American flag into the ground at the western edge of Fairhaven Memorial Park in Santa Ana on Tuesday morning, May 19. Keller along [...]
By Paul Bersebach, Orange County Register May 19, 2020 With a banner saying “We are all in this together,” police and fire personnel in Costa Mesa were treated to lunch on Tuesday, May 19. The Costa Mesa Police Department and the six city fire stations received 250 meals from Wahoo’s Fish Taco, courtesy of Torelli [...]
By ABC, WPVI-TV May 19, 2020 Just as America reopens, one essential tool is running out: thermometers. Marc Blitstein, the CEO of American Diagnostic, a major maker, says demand for non-contact devices is up 900%.Suppliers can't always fill orders. "Some of them are made in the US, but they get components from all over the [...]
By Chauncey Alcorn, CNN Business May 18, 2020 Add thermometers to the list of medical instruments that are in short supply because of the coronavirus. Thermometer manufacturers and distributors say the devices were already in high demand earlier this year when healthcare providers started ordering more to scan for the emerging wave of Covid-19 patients. [...]
By Sue Bright, New Directions for Women April 9, 2020 Substance use disorders affect more than 20 million Americans. When you add family members who are affected by their loved ones’ addictions, over one-third of our nation is impacted by this disease. The stigma associated with addiction may cause some individuals to perceive addicts as [...]
By CBS Los Angeles March 31, 2020 CBS Los Angeles interviewed New Directions for Women Executive Director Sue Bright on how stress and anxiety related to the COVID-19 pandemic can increase addiction rates and what New Directions for Women is doing to support individuals struggling with substance use disorder. As Sue shares, there’s truly not [...]