North Carolina Business

Akiva Niamehr LLP Gets $1,500,000 Settlement Case for Client

2017-04-04

Los Angeles, CA April 04, 2017 — Los Angeles Personal Injury Law Firm Akiva Niamehr announced today its most recent personal injury settlement in a case involving injuries to Jacqueline Andrade, 38, entered in the Supreme Court of California, County of San Bernardino, case number CIVRS1307276. The firm’s client, Jacqueline, was pregnant and driving her employer’s vehicle North on Fremont Avenue. As she entered the San Bernardino Street intersection on a green signal, an Omnitrans bus driven by Jack Oliver allegedly failed to yield the right of way and ran a red light traveling West on San Bernardino Street and slammed into Jacqueline’s vehicle. The client retained the law firm of Akiva Niamehr, and from there the firm allegedly promptly uncovered the camera footage from the bus and filed suit against Omnitrans and its driver, Jack Oliver, for personal injuries Ms. Andrade sustained in the accident....

StarPower ON Systems Inc. acquisition of manufacturing and distribution rights

2017-04-04

OTC: KMTGD NEVADA, April 4, 2017 – March 31, 2017: StarPower ON Systems Inc. (Nevada) (OTC: KMTGD) (“KMTGD”) announces that on March 31, 2017, the Company entered into an agreement with StarPower ON Systems, Inc., a Canadian corporation, to acquire certain assets and license rights in the fuel cell technology business. Under the agreement, the Company has acquired a 50% interest in a manufacturing plant and related equipment assets, which are yet to be purchased, but are expected to be held in StarPower Canada’s Hong Kong subsidiary, for the production of various product applications associated with technologies principally related to fuel cells. As a result of this acquisition, the Company holds 50% of the global manufacturing rights of StarPower Canada.  StarPower Canada plans to purchase the plant and related assets in June 2017. Also under the agreement, the Company acquired from StarPower Canada the exclusive development and distribution...

N.C. Industrial Hemp Commission Scheduled to Hold Public Meeting this Week: Hemp, Inc. Reports
N.C. Industrial Hemp Commission Scheduled to Hold Public Meeting this Week: Hemp, Inc. Reports

2017-04-04

SPRING HOPE, NC– – Apr 4, 2017) – Hemp, Inc. (OTC PINK: HEMP) reports, today, the North Carolina Industrial Hemp Commission will host a public meeting on Thursday, April 6, 2017, via conference call, to review and approve submitted applications for North Carolina’s pilot program to grow industrial hemp for research. The meeting is scheduled for 2:00pm eastern standard time. Those interested in accessing the meeting via conference call can do so by completing a meeting registration here. The meeting will be held in form of a webinar and is open to the general public. David Schmitt, Chief...

Games4Health 2017 Winners Announced by the Sorenson Center for Discovery & Innovation at the Eccles School
Games4Health 2017 Winners Announced by the Sorenson Center for Discovery & Innovation at the Eccles School

2017-04-04

SALT LAKE CITY, April 3, 2017 — Games4Health at the Sorenson Center for Discovery & Innovation at the University of Utah David Eccles School of Business celebrate the achievements of student teams that competed in this year’s challenge. On March 30, Games4Health hosted a public arcade that showcased nearly two dozen of the 70 innovative games designed and developed by students. That evening, a gala honored all the winners and welcomed Ofer Leidner, president of Happify, as he discussed the positive impact digital games can have on health and wellness. This year’s competition focused on five challenges including corporate wellness, happy fitness, clinical health, chronic diseases and mental wellbeing, with a grand prize sponsored by Samsung Health. A total of 160 teams and more than 300 students from across the world came together to create innovative gaming solutions that impact health through successful behavioral change. Competitive teams came from 21 states, 86 universities...

The 4A’s Reveals Winners of the 2017 Partner Awards
The 4A’s Reveals Winners of the 2017 Partner Awards

2017-04-04

LOS ANGELES, April 3, 2017 — The 4A’s, the leading trade association representing the advertising agency business, closed out the first day of its flagship conference, Transformation, by unveiling the winners of the third annual 4A’s Partner Awards. The 4A’s Partner Awards celebrate the ad industry’s most creative collaborations and shine a light on partnerships that challenge convention to produce truly innovative work. The Awards recognize small, medium and large-sized agencies, who vie in their competitive sets across a range of categories: Brand, Cause, Creative, Diversity, Media, Pro Bono and Technology. From those category winners, two are elevated to top prizes. Partnership of the Year was presented to the Ad Council with partners, including Goodby Silverstein & Partners,...

BVoIP Announces Partnership With babyTEL
BVoIP Announces Partnership With babyTEL

2017-04-04

Philadelphia, PA & Montreal, Canada April 04, 2017 — BVoIP, the MSP Communications Platform, announced today that is has teamed with babyTEL as a preferred Fax-over-IP provider for the BVoIP partner community in North America. BVoIP provides a comprehensive cloud communications platform for IT and Managed Service Providers (MSPs) to adopt and deploy both internally and for their downstream customers. While BVoIP leaves the door open from a dial tone perspective allowing partners to retain their current provider or choose a new dial tone provider, BVoIP has selected a group of preferred, vetted providers in each region to deliver a more streamlined program. babyTEL is now one of these preferred providers. babyTEL’s Fax-over-IP service provides BVoIP partners with...

AppTek and JB&A Bring New Media Asset Optimization Solutions to…
AppTek and JB&A Bring New Media Asset Optimization Solutions to…

2017-04-04

McLean, VA April 04, 2017 — Applications Technology (AppTek) and JB&A Associates today announce their partnership effective immediately. AppTek’s proprietary Automatic Speech Recognition (ASR) technology powers a media optimization platform that increases the value of media assets for movie studios, news broadcasters and content producers in multiple languages. JB&A will bring AppTek’s media optimization platform to channel partners across North America. “JB&A is the perfect partner for AppTek. Their deep understanding of media workflows and impressive customer list means that more media companies will have the opportunity to extract the most value from their audio and video assets,” stated Adam Sutherland, AppTek CEO. “Integrating ASR into media ingest and edit workflows allows for the automated creation of meta-data and closed captions,” commented JB&A CEO, Jeff Burgess. “Depending...

NFI and Crayola to Speak at Lehigh University Center of Supply Chain…
NFI and Crayola to Speak at Lehigh University Center of Supply Chain…

2017-04-04

Cherry Hill, N.J. April 04, 2017 — Leading supply chain solutions provider, NFI, will be featured in a panel at the inaugural Lehigh University Center for Supply Chain Research Spring Symposium on April 7th along with artist supplies manufacturer, Crayola. NFI’s Vice President of Transportation Management, Jeff Kanterman, and Vice President of IT Client Services, Matthew Battista, will join Crayola’s Vice President of Global Logistics Services and Enterprise Improvement, Gary Wapinski, in a session titled “Leveraging Technology in Asset and Non-Asset Based Transportation.” At this technology-themed event, the panel session provides insight into the opportunities technology presents to integrate asset and non-asset based transportation operations. Through the perspectives of a 3PL, NFI, and a shipper,...

Sterling Payment Technologies Unveils Enhanced EMV Payment Solution…
Sterling Payment Technologies Unveils Enhanced EMV Payment Solution…

2017-04-04

Sterling’s application is the first in the industry to provide both EMV tip adjust from the POS and P2PE for these terminals. Tampa, FL April 04, 2017 — Sterling Payment Technologies, a leading provider of secure payment processing, and Ingenico Group, the global leader in seamless payment, today announced the release of the market’s first EMV payment solution that supports tip adjust from the point of sale solution and point-to-point encryption (P2PE) for Ingenico Group’s semi-integrated smart terminal solutions, the iCT 220CL and the iCT250. The new solutions leverage the benefits of Sterling’s proprietary processing platform....

HTS New York Announces New Product Lines: Panasonic and AE-Air
HTS New York Announces New Product Lines: Panasonic and AE-Air

2017-04-04

This partnership with both AE-Air and Panasonic creates opportunities for us to grow our businesses together, and allows HTS New York to complement our industry-leading offering in the high-rise residential vertical market. New York, NY April 04, 2017 — HTS, the largest independent HVAC manufacturer’s representative in North America, announced the introduction of two new manufacturers, Panasonic and Applied Environmental Air (AE-Air), in the company’s New York region. Panasonic and AE-Air are both proven leaders and innovators in developing air conditioning solutions, and their partnerships allow HTS New York to continue to expand its growing product and service offerings. “Providing our New York customers with high quality, cutting-edge equipment is essential...

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