National Geographic Traveler Magazine Launches 2015 Photography Contest


WASHINGTON (April 7, 2015)—National Geographic invites photographers from around the world to enter the 2015 National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest. The grand-prize winner will receive an eight-day National Geographic Photo Expedition to Costa Rica and the Panama Canal for two. The contest, which is open now, ends Tuesday, June 30, at 12 p.m. EDT. Eligible contestants can visit natgeo.com/travelerphotocontest to submit photographs in any or all of four categories: Travel Portraits; Outdoor Read more [...]

National Geographic Travel Launches First Interactive Digital Map, Showcasing Switzerland’s Grand Tour


WASHINGTON (March 31, 2015)—National Geographic Travel today announced the launch of its first-ever interactive digital map, which showcases 50 of the most transformative experiences in Switzerland. The map, photo galleries and On Assignment blog posts are part of a new custom editorial hub featuring the many destinations and attractions that make up Switzerland’s Grand Tour and Grand Train Tour. The hub can be accessed via nationalgeographic.com/switzerland. The Grand Tour is a newly launched Read more [...]

National Geographic Launches Giftware Line with IF for Playing Cards and Book-Related Products


WASHINGTON (March 31, 2015)—National Geographic, one of the world’s largest nonprofit scientific and educational organizations, has selected British product designer IF as an international giftware licensee under its National Geographic brand for bookmarks, playing cards and other book-related gifts. Under this multiyear agreement, National Geographic and IF have teamed up to produce a line of 3D bookmarks and picture playing cards that showcase National Geographic’s vast photographic archives. Read more [...]

Bank of America Launches Down Payment Resource Center to Help Prospective Buyers Find Programs to Help Achieve Homeownership


Dateline City: CHARLOTTE, N.C. The Bank of America Down Payment Resource Center Gives Consumers Access to a Searchable Database of Over 1,000 Local and National Assistance Programs in Time for Spring Homebuying Season Bank of America announced the launch of its new web-based tool to guide consumers to down payment and closing cost assistance Read more [...]

National Geographic Kids Launches Premium Online Experience with Adventure Pass


WASHINGTON (Feb. 18, 2015)—National Geographic Kids today launched Adventure Pass, an online subscription that offers kids access to exclusive content on its award-winning website, kids.nationalgeographic.com. In addition to the free primary website, the Adventure Pass serves as an all-access key for kids to explore hours of engaging and educational content in a secure and fun online destination. “At National Geographic, we are driven to inspire kids to learn about the world around them, and Read more [...]

Meritor® Launches RPL35™ and RPL35SD™ Drivelines for Linehaul and Heavy Service Applications


SAN DIEGO, Oct. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Meritor® (NYSE: MTOR) announced today the introduction of the newest members of the Permalube™ RPL family. The high-capacity RPL35 and RPL35SD™ drivelines are engineered for linehaul and heavy-service applications in North and South America.  "The RPL35 and RPL35SD expand upon the proven Permalube RPL family with their high torque capacity designed for engine downspeeding and heavy service applications," said Ken Lang, senior product line manager for Read more [...]

Salesforce launches a program to target startups


Above: Ludo Ulrich, director of startup relations at Salesforce, spends some time at the Sightglass coffee shop on the first floor of Salesforce's Rincon Center office in San Francisco on Sept. 29.Image Credit: Jordan Novet/VentureBeatSAN FRANCISCO — You might know Salesforce.com as an enterprise-software company. But now it’s introducing a program to get startups familiar with its software and development platform. The new program, dubbed Salesforce for Startups, could help startups Read more [...]