National Geographic and First Bankcard Launch New Visa® Card with Exclusive Discounts, Special Access and Member Benefits


WASHINGTON (April 16, 2015)—The National Geographic Society, one of the world’s largest nonprofit scientific and educational organizations, and First Bankcard, a division of First National Bank of Omaha and a leading issuer of credit cards, announce the launch of the new National Geographic Visa® Card. Cardholders earn exclusive savings on National Geographic products and experiences while supporting the Society’s global exploration, conservation, research and education programs with every Read more [...]

Windows 10 to launch this summer in 190 countries and 111 languages around the world


SHENZHEN, China — March 18, 2015 — At the Windows Hardware Engineering Community (WinHEC) summit on Wednesday, Terry Myerson, executive vice president of Windows, Microsoft Corp., announced that Windows 10 will launch in 190 countries and 111 languages around the world this summer. Myerson also announced a diverse collection of strategic partnerships and initiatives with leading global companies across the greater China region, including Lenovo, Tencent and Qihu 360. These partnerships will enable Read more [...]

ExxonMobil to Launch 2015 Outlook for Energy


Dateline City: IRVING, Texas Webcast scheduled Tuesday, December 9, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. EST IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Media are invited to participate in a webcast to launch ExxonMobil’s 2015 Outlook for Energy: A View to 2040 on Tuesday, December 9, 2014 from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. CST (1 p.m. to 2 p.m. EST). ExxonMobil executives Read more [...]

“HBO Now” coming this spring for $15 per month, with Apple as launch partner


A source speaking to the International Business Times said that HBO will launch its standalone streaming service, called HBO Now, for $ 15 per month this spring with the premier of Game of Thrones. The company is also working with Apple to make Apple TV one of the launch partners for the service, the sources said. HBO’s standalone streaming service has been greatly anticipated. For a monthly fee, viewers will be able to get HBO content without having to pay for an entire cable package. HBO’s Read more [...]

Melissa McCarthy Gears Up for Plus-Size Clothing & Accessories Launch


Always up for a challenge, Melissa McCarthy decided to do something about the lack of amazing clothing choices for plus-size ladies. In a new interview with WWD, the “Bridesmaids” actress explained, “I’ve been every size on the planet. I have experience dressing me as a 6, a 12 and more. And when you go above a size 12, you don’t lose your love of fashion.” To that end, Melissa has teamed with Gerard Guez’s Sunrise Brands for a new line of apparel, fashion accessories and beauty products. Read more [...]

Lindsay Lohan Rocks Sheer Top for Charlotte Tilbury’s Beauty Launch


Supporting a dear pal, Lindsay Lohan attended Charlotte Tilbury’s makeup launch in the Beauty Hall at London’s Fenwick of Bond Street on Wednesday (November 19). The “Mean Girls” babe showed off her bra in a sheer top with a retro-patterned skirt from Miu Miu as she posed with the makeup artist during the launch of her “Backstage Beauty Booth.” In related news, when Lindsay moves back to the Big Apple she is planning on living in the Financial District. She’s currently performing Read more [...]

Kate Upton Checks Out Under Armour Launch in SoHo


She’s always been a sporty stunner and Kate Upton was in the house for the launch of Under Armour’s SpeedForm Gemini running shoe on Thursday night (October 30). Sporting a muted yellow jacket with a black top and black distressed jeans, the “Other Woman” actress held up a pink sneaker while posing at the Under Armour brand house in SoHo, NYC. And Miss Upton seemed to be in good spirits as she hobnobbed with fellow guests, despite her recent embarrassing nude photo leak. Under Armour’s Read more [...]