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Texas Added 17,600 Private Sector Jobs in November, According to ADP Regional Employment Report(R)

13 12 2017

ROSELAND, NJ--(Marketwired - Dec 13, 2017) - The State of Texas added 17,600 private sector jobs during the month of November, according to the ADP Regional Employment Report which is produced by ADP®, a leading global provider of Human Capital Management (HCM) solutions, in collaboration with Moody's Analytics, Inc. Broadly distributed to the public each month, free of charge, the ADP Regional Employment Report measures the change in regional and state nonfarm private employment each month on a seasonally adjusted basis. November 2017 Report Highlights Changes in State of Texas Nonfarm Private Employment: 17,600* By Sector *  Goods-producing 7,900  Service-providing 9,700  By Select Industries Natural Resources/Mining and Construction 6,100  Manufacturing 1,700 Professional and Business Services 5,200 Trade, Transportation and Utilities 5,400  * Sum of components may not equal total, due to rounding. The December...

Color Palette Generator Allows Digital Artists to Pull a Full Color Scheme from Any Artwork

13 12 2017

SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 13, 2017 -- After providing a number of web-based tools such as Dirty Markup – an HTML code beautifier well-known among developers across the internet, 10 Best Design has crafted a new design-oriented tool for those looking to directly apply their real-world inspirations in their digital design. Color Palette Generator All great art has drawn upon some form of internal or external inspiration. A new tool called Color Palette Generator is allowing digital designers to take their external muse and directly convert it into an applicable HEX color scheme for use on websites, apps, or new forms of interactive art. In recent news, a trailer for a movie about Vincent van Gogh called "Loving Vincent" began trending online due to its unique painted animation which brings old masterpieces into a new video medium. In a similar way, this tool to create a color palette from an image gives digital artists the ability to utilize their favorite artwork and...

Advanced Laser Vision Launches New Website

13 12 2017

Upping the Bar for iLASIK Practices in Houston HOUSTON, TEXAS – 13 Dec, 2017 – Advanced Laser Vision & Surgical Institute (ALVSI) is pleased to announce the launch of their new website. The new website provides users with a wide variety of information on refractive surgeries, including iLASIK, PRK, PRELEX and Lens Replacements. In addition, the website has a specific section devoted to dry eye syndrome, Lipiflow treatments and clinical trials conducted by Dr. Lipsky and Dr. Stephens, directors of Advanced Laser Vision & Surgical Institute, in conjunction with Intouch Clinical Research Center. The redesigned website has a professional, modern design with improved functionality and rich content focused on the company’s mission to provide Houston with the latest, state of the art iLASIK procedures and an unforgettable customer experience. The site’s mobile friendly design provides a “user-friendly” interface with easy access to valuable information about refractive surgery...

Star Athletes Partner with PeerWell to Launch ACL Reconstruction PreHab and ReHab App

13 12 2017

PeerWell I’ve had 14 surgeries and I can tell you, putting in daily work before and after is the only way to return to peak physical performance. SAN FRANCISCO December 13, 2017 PeerWell, the healthcare technology company helping patients prepare for and recover from orthopaedic surgery, has announced an extension of its platform that is designed specifically for inpatient and outpatient anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction. PeerWell’s ACL reconstruction program, available on December 13, 2017, will help surgeons make sure patients are completely prepared for surgery. Patients will be given daily customized plans covering nutrition, exercise, pain and anxiety management, medical risk avoidance and home preparation. Professional athletes, including Duane Brown, Arian Foster and Glover Quin, helped to inform the program, drawing from their own past experiences as surgery patients. ACL tears are one of the most common sports related injuries, with an estimated 200,000...

The Crossvine Donates Dozens of Copies of Classic Novels to Local Schools

13 12 2017

Donations made to local school libraries SCHERTZ, TX December 13, 2017 The Crossvine is pleased to announce that the mixed-use, master-planned community in Schertz, Texas has donated over 50 of copies of custom-designed editions of Walden and Pride & Prejudice to schools in the Schertz area. The donation is the second from the area community, complementing a 2015 initiative that brought Peter Pan and The Secret Garden to area schools and the Schertz Public Library. “We originally started this program as a way to engage residents of The Crossvine with the lending libraries that we’ve constructed throughout our community – but we are happy to be able to promote the adventures of reading in the greater Schertz area as well.” said Chris Price, developer of The Crossvine. “Over the past couple years, we’ve looked to foster a strong sense of community and connectivity throughout The Crossvine and Schertz, and these books are a part of that mission.” The Crossvine’s...

ProBar Teams with Damon Goddard and AMPD Golf Performance to Help Golfers Raise the Bar through Mobility Training

13 12 2017

After testing the ProBar for a few months, I immediately recognized the benefits that the versatile mobility can offer to my athletes SAN FRANCISCO December 13, 2017 ProBar Mobility, the premier bar-based mobility system on the market, has partnered with Damon Goddard of AMPD Golf Performance to help golfers of all levels improve their overall game through better movement patterns and flexibility. Developed out of the necessity to help prevent injuries due to poor movement patterns, ProBar Mobility corrects poor movement patterns and creates a wider, more precise range of motion for enhanced, injury-free performance. Whether it’s for improving golf performance, undoing the tightness of sitting at a desk or simply moving better in everyday life, ProBar was designed to increase mobility, improve joint stability and strength, and ultimately help athletes perform better and reduce the risk of injury. With over 18 years of experience in the sports performance and fitness industry,...

Pendo Announces Second Annual Pendomonium Conference and Pendorama, A New Multi-City Event Series for Product Teams

13 12 2017

As competitive advantage bends in the direction of exceptional product design and innovation, product managers will increasingly have a seat at the table. RALEIGH, N.C. December 13, 2017 Pendo.io, creator of the leading SaaS-based Product Experience Platform, today announced its second annual Pendomonium, a destination conference for technology product leaders. Additionally, Pendo announced Pendorama, a new traveling meetup series for Pendo users in five North American cities. With Pendomonium and Pendorama, Pendo is spreading the word of “product love,” inspiring product teams from all industries to create software that customers love to use every day. Pendo’s mission is to celebrate and cultivate pride and progress in the important work of technology product leadership, while providing a platform for sharing best practices. PENDOMONIUM 2018 Promoting the theme “product love,” Pendo expects to draw more than 400 people to Raleigh for the annual Pendomonium conference,...

Nakamichi USA Hosts "Best High-End Soundbar in the World" Blind Comparison Shoot-Out Event at CES 2018

13 12 2017

Best High-End Soundbar in the World SAN JOSE, Calif. December 13, 2017 Nakamichi announced its CES 2018 program today, highlighted by the "Best High-End Soundbar in the World" blind comparison shoot-out event. This is the first event of its kind, and is being held at the annual Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, USA. Attendees will be able to experience and compare the best of the best soundbars above $1,000, including Nakamichi's newly-launched Shockwafe Ultra 9.2ch DTS:X Soundbar. Entry is free with limited spaces available. All attendees will be qualified for a drawing to win a free Shockwafe Ultra 9.2 DTS:X Soundbar. Event Registration Details: Consumers are upgrading their TVs, but how about their audio?The growing ascendancy of the home cinema has paved the way for consumers to upgrade to HDTVs that are thinner, more elegant, and deliver content in higher resolution. Audio technology has also improved, but the premium, advanced home theater sound systems are bulky...

GCC cement sales volumes increase 18.2% in the first 11 months of 2017

13 12 2017

October and November U.S. cement sales volumes grew 31.2%Mexico cement sales volumes rose 10.2% in last two monthsCHIHUAHUA, Mexico, Dec. 13, 2017 -- Grupo Cementos de Chihuahua, S.A.B. de C.V., or GCC, (BMV:GCC*) announces that total cement sales volumes increased 18.2% in the first eleven months of 2017, largely on the strength of strong United States cement sales in October and November.  The U.S. generates around 75% of GCC’s revenues.October and November U.S. cement sales volumes were up 31.2% compared to the same period of 2016.  For the first 11 months, U.S. cement volumes increased 28.8% from the comparable 2016 period. The increase reflects strong demand and GCC’s acquisitions in Texas and New Mexico late last year.October and November sales volumes in Mexico also grew 10.2%, rebounding from decreases earlier in the year.  For the first 11 months, Mexico cement volumes decreased 1.6%.GCC total cement sales volumes reached almost 4 million metric tons for the...

Global Payout, Inc. Looks to Optimize Financial Payment Platforms Through Partnership with SinglePoint, Inc.

13 12 2017

SAN DIEGO, Dec. 13, 2017 -- Global Payout, Inc. (OTCPink:GOHE) (“Global” or “the Company”) is pleased to announce that it has executed a Letter of Intent (“LOI”) with SinglePoint, Inc., (“SinglePoint) (OTC: SING) a full service mobile technology provider whom Global intends to begin collaborating with to maximize its existing suite of financial technology solutions, including those utilized by its majority owned subsidiary, MoneyTrac Technology, Inc.As Global continues to expand its financial technology service offerings to businesses operating across a wide range of industries, the Company continues to seek potential partnerships with other companies within the Fintech space whose technology can boost and optimize Global’s existing payment and financial technology platforms. Through this LOI, the Company intends to explore the technology optimization opportunities that may exist through the establishment of a joint venture with SinglePoint.According to Global CEO, “SinglePoint’s...

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