ExxonMobil and Employees Donate More Than $1.4 Million to California Colleges and Universities


Dateline City: IRVING, Texas 38 institutions of higher learning in California receive funds from 3:1 Educational Matching Gift Program Recipient organizations encouraged to support math and science initiatives IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ExxonMobil and its employees are donating more than $ 1.4 million to higher Read more [...]

11 Scientifically Proven Reasons Why Night Owls Get More Done


Every time I hear all the benefits of being an early bird and how, in order to be truly successful, you have to rise with the sun (and the birds), it makes me cringe. I am a night owl–my best and most productive time begins when your typical early riser is nodding off. Why fight nature? After all, studies have proven that us night owls were born this way–it’s genetic and biological. So for all you night owls out there like me, here are 11 great reasons to embrace your late night Read more [...]

UConn Parade 2015: Route, Date, Time, Live Stream and More


A parade for the UConn women's basketball team after the Huskies win a national championship is becoming about as routine as the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. After 10 titles under Geno Auriemma and three in a row, a parade for UConn has become a fairly annual event. This year continued the trend, as UConn defeated Notre Dame in the national championship game, 63-53. The school quickly tweeted details of a victory-lap schedule for Wednesday evening: The school offered more details on its Read more [...]

iPhone 6 & iPhone 6 Plus Arrive in 36 More Countries and Territories This Month


CUPERTINO, California—October 13, 2014—Apple® today announced that iPhone® 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, the biggest advancements in iPhone history, will arrive in 36 additional countries and territories across Europe, Asia, the Middle East, Latin America and Africa by the end of October. iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus will be available in a total of 69 countries and territories by the end of the month and are on track to be available in more than 115 countries by the end of the Read more [...]

Personal income rises more than expected in February (DIA, SPX, SPY, QQQ, TLT)


Personal income rose more than expected in February while spending rose less than expected and consumer prices rose as expected.   Expectations were for income to rise 0.3% while spending was expected to increase 0.2%.  In January, income rose 0.3% while spending declined 0.2%.  This report also included the latest reading on PCE, a measure of inflation, with "core" PCE — which strips out the more volatile cost of food and gas — expected to show prices rose 1.3% over last year Read more [...]

Microsoft and Samsung Electronics expand partnership to bring Microsoft services to more customers on more devices


REDMOND, Wash. — March 23, 2015 — Microsoft Corp. and Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. have expanded their global partnership to bring Microsoft mobile productivity services to more consumers and business customers. Samsung is planning to pre-install Microsoft services and apps on its portfolio of Android devices and will deliver secured mobile productivity for businesses through a new Microsoft Office 365 and Samsung KNOX Business Pack. Microsoft is committed to reinventing productivity in a mobile-first, Read more [...]

Rafting in Patagonia and 5 More Travel News Briefs


Alpinist Teams Up with Luxe Hotel ChainSwisshôtel Hotel & Resorts has tapped alpinist and travel writer John Harlin to create a series of digital urban walking guides (branded as "Vitality Guides") that encourage guests to explore the area around their hotels on foot. At launch, the guides, which are free, will be available in Amsterdam, Ankara, Bangkok, Berlin, Bremen, Chicago, Dresden, Dusseldorf, Foshan, Geneva, Istanbul, Kolkata, Moscow, Osaka, Shanghai, Singapore, Sochi, Sydney, Read more [...]