Georgia Tech & Science

IEG Holdings Plans to Create its own IEGH Crypto/Blockchain Currency Backed by Gold Metal and SEC Registration as a Security

10 01 2018

LAS VEGAS, NV--(Marketwired - January 10, 2018) - IEG Holdings Corporation ("IEG Holdings") (OTCQB: IEGH) announced today that its wholly owned subsidiary, Investment Evolution Crypto, LLC ("Crypto"), is negotiating to purchase a gold project with gold metal in the ground and prospecting licenses. IEG Holdings plans to utilize a gold resource to investigate creating, through Crypto, and a joint venture with Investment Evolution Corporation, also a wholly owned subsidiary of IEG Holdings, its own gold metal-backed crypto/blockchain currency, and potentially offer loans and accept loan repayments in its own crypto/blockchain currency. Crypto has not begun material operations and is in the development planning stages to explore these crypto/blockchain opportunities in this time of changing technology. Prior to launching these plans, Crypto will investigate the legalities and economic risks and benefits of its plans. Any crypto currency offering will be registered with the Securities and Exchange...

Milton Dental Specialists Named 2018 Top Patient Rated Pediatric Dentist and Orthodontic Office by Find Local Doctors

10 01 2018

The type of reviews and level of satisfaction from our patients is our true marker of success. Therefore, this award is one we highly value, as it confirms our patients are pleased with the standard of care we adhere to, says Dr. Chong. Milton, GA January 10, 2018 Milton Dental Specialists near Alpharetta, Georgia, is led by two skilled and talented dental professionals: pediatric dentist Dr. Justin Chong and orthodontist Dr. Jay Patel. Together they provide premium, full-service dental care to children, teens and adults. In one location, patients can receive an extensive menu of general and restorative dentistry services for kids as well as modern orthodontic treatment for all ages. This valued convenience is one of the many attributes that have garnered Milton Dental Specialists as a Top Patient Rated Dentist by Find Local Doctors. Find Local Doctors, an established online directory, recognizes physicians and dentists who have earned five-star ratings and superior reviews from...

FinTech South Conference Coming to Atlanta May 7-8, 2018

10 01 2018

Inaugural Event Hosted by The Technology Association of Georgia to Highlight Future of Fintech Press Release - updated: Jan 10, 2018 08:28 EST ATLANTA, January 10, 2018 - The Technology Association of Georgia (TAG) announces the first FinTech South conference, taking place May 7 and 8 at Mercedes-Benz Stadium. The event will join the industry in an exchange of insights, innovations and trends fueling tomorrow's financial tech industry. The two-day conference will feature key thought leaders in the industry, as well as current and emerging Fintech leaders from across the globe. Panel discussions, innovation spotlights and interactive break-out sessions will cover a variety of topics, including Security, Regulations, Blockchain & Crypto, AI & Big Data, Commerce & Retail Payments and Banking & Lending. “As a leader in transactions, a processing powerhouse and a home to global Fintech giants and entrepreneurs, Atlanta is a natural setting to showcase the region’s depth...

PulteGroup and Georgia Power partner for first Smart Neighborhood™ in Atlanta

09 01 2018

ATLANTA, Jan. 09, 2018 -- PulteGroup, Inc. (NYSE:PHM) and Georgia Power announced today a new partnership to develop Atlanta’s first Smart NeighborhoodTM at Pulte’s Altus at the Quarter development. The new, state-of-the art Pulte Homes community is located in Atlanta’s Upper West Side, one of the city’s most vibrant and popular areas. A photo accompanying this announcement is available at http://www.globenewswire.com/NewsRoom/AttachmentNg/fdf1a2ae-827e-4ab7-a326-db29314ba893Each technology-enhanced home in the Georgia Power Smart Neighborhood will be served by Georgia Power with power supplemented by individual rooftop solar installations and in-home battery energy storage. Homes will also be equipped with the latest energy technologies such as optimal insulation for maximum efficiency, advanced heating and cooling systems and LED lighting, and home automation featuring smart thermostats, smart locks and voice control.“As a company, PulteGroup already incorporates many energy-efficient...

Yamaha's MOTOROiD and MOTOBOT Ver 2 get U.S. Debut at CES(R)

09 01 2018

Yamaha Demonstrates MOTOROiD, AI Motorcycle Capable of Automated Riding, in CES Booth CYPRESS, CA--(Marketwired - January 09, 2018) - Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd. (TSE: 7272) and Yamaha Motor Corp., USA, are presenting an interactive display at CES®, the world's largest consumer electronics tradeshow, this week in Las Vegas, Nevada, including the U.S. debut of MOTOROiD and MOTOBOT Ver 2. Based on the theme of "expanding the possibilities of mobility with advanced technology," the Yamaha Motor exhibit, its first ever at CES®, will showcase the results of its research and development through demonstrations, such as of control, autonomous driving, and AI technologies. MOTOROiD, a motorcycle with built-in AI that recognizes its rider and is capable of automated riding, is being demonstrated in the Yamaha booth throughout CES®. By participating at CES®, Yamaha aims to discover new partners from any field of endeavor, creating technological innovation and new businesses through open innovation....

Vectorworks, Inc. Sponsors Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival for Second Year

09 01 2018

We appreciate this opportunity to support the next generation of entertainment designers, year after year. Columbia, MD January 09, 2018 For the second year, global design software developer Vectorworks, Inc. will sponsor awards at the annual Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival (KCACTF) in support of recognizing the diverse work of young entertainment designers. From January 9 to March 3, 2018, thousands of talented student artists, from eight regions across the United States, will have the opportunity to showcase their work. “In 2018, KCACTF is celebrating its 50th anniversary honoring excellence and offering student artists individual recognition through awards and scholarships,” said National KCACTF DTM Chair Rafael Jaen. “At its core, it provides opportunities for participants to develop cutting-edge skills and learn current best practices. We do this successfully by partnering with industry-leading sponsors, such as Vectorworks. The company's sponsorship...

Premium Insurance Finance Company SIUPREM Selects One, Inc. as Payment Processing and Digital Engagement Solution

09 01 2018

Elimination of PCI compliance risk and exposure, along with expanded outbound digital engagement capabilities drive switch from previous vendor FOLSOM, CA--(Marketwired - January 09, 2018) - One, Inc., the leading digital payments platform for the insurance industry, announced that SIUPREM has chosen the integrated One, Inc. ProcessOne® payment processing solution and ContactOne® digital engagement solution. Based in Alpharetta, Georgia, SIUPREM provides premium financing for personal and commercial lines of insurance in all 50 states. ProcessOne will replace the current legacy payment processing vendor with a SIUPREM-branded portal, delivering a seamless end user experience. In addition, ProcessOne provides a modern digital footprint for SIUPREM, including integration with their mobile app and a full IVR system for payments by phone. "We chose ProcessOne because it was the only solution that gave us both the operational benefits we needed around reconciliations and reducing our PCI compliance...

GC&E Systems Group to Host 2018 Converged Security Summit

09 01 2018

ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--GC&E Systems Group, Inc. (GC&E) will host Atlanta’s premier security event at the 2nd Annual Converged Security Summit (CSS) on March 1, 2018 at the Georgia Aquarium in Atlanta, Georgia. CSS 2018 focuses on the convergence of information, cyber, and physical security systems and the criticality of viewing them as an integrated platform to be protected from evolving vulnerabilities and risks. With the Internet of Things driving the connectivity and integration of an ever-growing number of devices to our networks; the proliferation of IP-based physical security devices such as cameras and access control systems; and the storage of access lists, policies, and procedures on our systems, avenues of attack aimed at a multitude of enterprise assets is expanding at an alarming rate. Reliance on technology alone is not enough to secure these assets, and corporate executives are finding that responsibility for cyber security compliance falls squarely on their...

Retten Sie Leben, Machen Sie eine Angelreise mit Präsident Jimmy Carter und der Patient Safety Movement Foundation

09 01 2018

IRVINE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Zum vierten Jahr in Folge unterstützen der ehemalige Präsident Jimmy Carter und First Lady Rosalynn Carter die Patient Safety Movement Foundation (PSMF) und zeigen ihr Engagement dafür, die Anzahl vermeidbarer Todesfälle bis zum Jahr 2020 (0X2020) auf NULL zu reduzieren, indem sie eine einmalige Gelegenheit anbieten, mit den Carters in den Bergen des US-Bundesstaates Georgia Fliegenfischen zu gehen. Die drei besten Krankenhäuser oder Krankenhaussysteme, die sich verpflichten, zwischen Januar 2018 und August 2018 messbar die meisten Leben zu retten, indem sie Verfahren zur Eliminierung vermeidbarer Todesfälle, wie etwa Actionable Patient Safety Solutions (APSS), implementieren, gewinnen eine Teilnahme bei der exklusiven Angelreise mit den Carters. „Wir freuen uns sehr, mit den Carters für dieses exklusive Erlebnis zusammenzuarbeiten. Dass die beiden auch weiterhin bereit sind, Krankenhäusern auf der ganzen Welt diese Gelegenheit zu geben, spricht...

Acuity Brands Reports Fiscal 2018 First Quarter Results

09 01 2018

ATLANTA, Jan. 09, 2018 -- Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE:AYI) (“Company”) today announced fiscal 2018 first quarter net sales of $842.8 million, a decrease of $8.4 million, or 1 percent, compared with the year-ago period.  Operating profit for the first quarter of fiscal 2018 was $118.6 million, a decrease of $8.0 million, or 6.3 percent, over the year-ago period.  Net income for the first quarter of fiscal 2018 was $71.5 million, a decrease of 12.5 percent compared with the prior-year period.  Fiscal 2018 first quarter diluted earnings per share (“EPS”) of $1.70 decreased 8.6 percent compared with $1.86 for the year-ago period.  Prior year’s first quarter results included a $7.2 million gain, or $0.10 diluted EPS impact, associated with the sale of an investment in an unconsolidated affiliate.Adjusted diluted EPS for the first quarter of fiscal 2018 decreased 3 percent to $1.94 compared with adjusted diluted EPS of $2.00 for the year-ago period.  Adjusted...

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