Marcus Hiles Reacts to Texas’ Role in America’s Capital Investments

September 20, 2016

In 2015, U.S. had a ten percent increase in capital investments from the year before, exceeding $166 billion. With almost a third of the proceeds coming from Texas, Dallas based real estate investor believes his state has not only displayed the potential for sustained long-term economic growth, but has also become vital to the success of the American economy. As Chairman and CEO of Western Rim Properties, Hiles has spent over three decades studying market tendencies in the pursuit of making profitable, strategic property acquisitions. As a whole, U.S. capital investment rose $16 billion from 2014, according to a report from multinational firm . Texas recorded $48.3 billion in business financing, which ranked first in the country, and the Gulf Coast states, traditional leaders in the energy industry, attracted the most investors for the fifth year in a row. Forty percent of the funds were lent to chemical manufacturing facilities, and seventy percent of those were new, liquefied...

Haier Introduces New Disruptive Refrigeration Technology

September 20, 2016

Haier, a global leader in consumer electronics and appliances has launched a new compressor-free solid-state refrigeration technology. Haier created this new technology through integrating Silicon Valley resources, Haier Group R&D, Haier America R&D, Liquid King, Xi'an Jiaotong University, South China University of Technology and other resources. The new technology breaks the technological bottlenecks of compressor-based refrigeration appliance that have been used in the industry for a century. How does it work? The compressor, one of the most important parts of any refrigeration appliance, has been evolving for 40 years and Haier is proud to introduce this new technology, which combines the concept of variable displacement with an oil-free solution. The technology has tremendous potential with regards to superior energy efficiency levels and innovative appliance design. Haier offers a lifetime warranty on the oil-free refrigeration...

Quadriga DLP Delivers Enterprise Data Discovery and Classification at an Unbelievable Price Point

September 20, 2016

For a limited time, is offering a free, time limited, subscription of its Where’s Your Data?   Protect Sensitive Data in Real-time, Anywhere Organizations can now run an unlimited number of Enterprise Data Discovery with automatic data classification scans on an unlimited number of targets including PCs,Local and Server File-shares, PST/OST, Exchange, Cloud apps including Box, DropBox, Azure, OneDrive, Google Drive and Databases.  Users may sign up for a free trail, after which they may continue with the unlimited targets - unlimited scans plan for only $249 / month! Complete visibility across all users, folders and file activity Quadriga CyberVisonTM helps organizations shift from a position of hypothesis to one of reality knowing exactly what and where sensitive data is at any given point in time.  Cloud based, the Quadriga CyberVisionTM next...

After surviving major challenges in Palo Alto…Shady Lane is now flourishing in its new home in Menlo Park! Celebrating with Gratitude: Saturday, October 1, 11:30-5:30

September 20, 2016

For small business owners and founders, Rick and Alice Deutscher, success has come after some challenging circumstances. While other businesses went out of business, theirs survived thanks to beautiful and unique gift offerings, established ties with local artisans, an enthusiastic customer following, and a wonderful new door that has opened. Their gift store, Shady Lane, was founded over 40 years ago in downtown Palo Alto on University Avenue – the birthplace of companies like Google, Pinterest, Facebook, and SurveyMonkey A multi-award-winning business, Shady Lane became a fixture of the community to the point where many people called the building location “The Shady Lane Building” because the store was a beloved mainstay of the Avenue. But when developers began plans to build a massive four-story building on University Avenue where the one-story historic building, “The Shady Lane Building,” was located, Shady Lane’s...

WTB Music Release new single UPTOWN by TEEZY MONEY on Digi - Cards

September 15, 2016

This new record label out of the Bronx has released their first single UPOTWN on Digi-Cards provided to them through / . Al Pizarro and Manny Gerald have definitely made a move that’s not your norm for a record Label. When you think about a new record release in today’s world you’re talking MP3, Streaming, YouTube and you still have CD’s and Vinyl that is still out there kicking. Now Al Pizarro and Manny Gerald have quoted “Today people are doing everything digital. You see kids walking around with headsets no wires, no CD’s, it’s Bluetooth technology and it’s growing”. We wanted to still have that one to one contact with people and still be ahead of the curve when it comes to the technology end of delivering music. Of course we’re going to be found in the iTunes and Amazon online shops but why not go further. Our WTB Digi-Cards gives the consumer more than just our music, it provides a portal to our company online. Rainy...

Woodbury University Among U.S. Hispanic-Serving Institutions Receiving White House Recognition

September 20, 2016

Just ahead of Hispanic Heritage Month, the White House has recognized , along with more than 400 other colleges and universities across the country whose Hispanic student population exceeds 25 percent. On Sept. 9, President Obama issued a proclamation designating September 12-18 as National Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs) Week.  Each year, Hispanic-Serving Institutions from around the country celebrate HSIs Week with on-campus activities. Hispanics currently comprise 26.4 percent of the undergraduate population at Woodbury, and California is home to 152 HSIs.  As defined by the Higher Education Act, an HIS is a degree-granting institution with a full-time equivalent undergraduate enrollment that is at least 25 percent Hispanic. “Across our country, HSIs have helped Hispanic students -- many of whom are the first in their family to go to college -- earn a college degree,” President Obama said in the proclamation. “This week,...

Planning for Long-Term Care

September 19, 2016

Nearly 70 percent of Americans will depend on long-term care at some point during their lifetimes after reaching age 65. Despite those odds, few people plan for how they will be able to finance their long-term care needs, says Susan Herendeen, CFP®, a wealth advisor and vice president with Tompkins Financial Advisors in Rochester, NY. Long-term care doesn't only refer to the services provided in a nursing home. The most common type of long-term care is home-based care, and services may also be provided in settings such as assistant living facilities and adult day care centers. There are three levels of long-term care: Skilled care: Round-the-clock care given by professional health care providers, such as nurses, therapists or aides under a doctor's supervision Intermediate care: Professional health care services provided on a less frequent basis Custodial care: Personal care delivered by family health caregivers,...

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How to Sell Your Home for $70,000 More

September 19, 2016


SpoonRocket Lives Again and Relaunches in Hungry Brazilian Market

September 20, 2016

Today, SpoonRocket, the on-demand food delivery service, starts its operation in Brazil. After its previous investors invested more than 13 million dollars on the product and shut down its operation in the United States, the Silicon Valley company was adapted to the Brazilian market and its business model was reformulated to be more scalable. The mission of SpoonRocket is to help customers order good food from their favorite restaurants and have it come to them in just 35 minutes. SpoonRocket technology was acquired earlier this year by iFood Group, the leading food takeaway platform in Latin America. After just a few months, SpoonRocket´s service was restructured to provide a complete food delivery solution to quality restaurants that did not offer such a service before. Now, consumers can order good food from their favorite restaurants and SpoonRocket makes sure they will get it faster, with the same care, as it was prepared. "When iFood acquired SpoonRocket’s...

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2016 Energy Awareness Month: Bottom-to-Top Energy Tips for the Home

September 20, 2016

          The 25th anniversary of Energy Awareness Month in October serves as an ideal time for builders and home buyers to pay special attention to the construction of new homes. Originally designated by President George Bush in 1991, spotlights how specifying energy-efficient products when a home is built can help homeowners save substantially on long-term energy bills.             Energy-efficient homes are constructed from the ground up. That's why the first decision --- what the foundation is made of --- sets the "energy tone" for the rest of the home.                        "I start construction with Xi® precast concrete wall panels and then add an insulated basement slab to give my homes a head start on their high performance...

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