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Cal Shakes to Present THE GREAT TRAGEDIES: MIKE DAISEY TAKES ON SHAKESPEARE, 10/2-12
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2014

California Shakespeare Theater announced today that it will present the world premiere of The Great Tragedies: Mike Daisey Takes on Shakespeare, October 2 through October 12 at the Bruns Amphitheater. (more...)

Photo Flash: SORDID LIVES by Del Shores Opens Friday, 7/11 at the Westchester Playhouse
by Shari Barrett - Jul 10, 2014

This black comedy about white trash centers on a colorful family from a small Texas town who must come to grips with the accidental death of the elderly family matriarch during her clandestine meeting in a seedy motel room with a much younger, married neighbor. The woman's family must deal with their own demons while preparing for what could be an embarrassing funeral. This play is filled with adult situations and language (more...)

Cincy Shakes to Present THE COMPLETE WORKS OF WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE (ABRIDGED), 7/25-8/16
by BWW News Desk - Jul 09, 2014

Cincinnati Shakespeare Company begins gearing up for the 2014-2015 season with the audience favorite of 'The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged)' by Adam Long, Daniel Singer and Jess Winfield. This wacky comedy condenses all thirty-eight of Shakespeare's plays into just ninety-seven minutes. Featuring Jeremy Dubin, Justin McCombs and Nicholas Rose, 'The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged)' opens July 25, 2014 and runs through August 16, 2014 and is directed by Artistic Associate, Sara Clark. This show is back by popular demand having not been seen on the CSC stage since 2012! (more...)

BroadHollow Theatre Company to Present CATS, 7/12-27
by BWW News Desk - Jul 08, 2014

BroadHollow Theatre Company presents CATS at The BayWay Arts Center, 265 East Main Street, East Islip, running July 12 - 27, 2014. (more...)

Debut Author Receives Foreign Rights for Self-Published Book
by BWW News Desk - Jul 08, 2014

HOUSTON, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Mentor Me: GA=T+EA Formula to Fulfill Your Greatest Achievement, a new book by author Ken Poirot, is officially released today. This unique book has already received attention internationally, resulting in at least one foreign rights inquiry. It is highly unusual for a self-published book, written by a debut author, to receive any foreign rights interest prior to its release. (more...)

SmartMetric Patent Infringement Defendants Visa Inc and MasterCard International Have Been Accused of Being a Duopoly by American Express
by BWW News Desk - Jul 08, 2014

NEW YORK, NY(Marketwired - Jul 8, 2014) -  SmartMetric, Inc. (OTCQB: SMME) American Express stated yesterday in Court filings that Visa and MasterCard are a Duopoly. In its defense before the Court in an antitrust case brought against it by the US Department of Justice, American Express said that Visa and MasterCard are a duopoly that have in the United States market, over 1 billion credit cards between them.  (more...)

THE AUTISM PARENTS' GUIDE TO RECLAIMING YOUR LIFE is Released
by BWW News Desk - Jul 08, 2014

New York, New York (more...)

ATG Names Jonathan Grisdale New Managing Director - Sponsorship, Sales & Marketing
by BWW News Desk - Jul 07, 2014

Ambassador Theatre Group (ATG) - the world's number one live-theatre company - has appointed Jonathan Grisdale in a new Executive Director role as Managing Director - Sponsorship, Sales & Marketing. (more...)

ALLMAN BROTHERS BAND Announce On-Sale Info for Final Performances
by BWW News Desk - Jul 07, 2014

The ALLMAN BROTHERS BAND have announced the on-sale information for the final shows for the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame group that formed in 1969. (more...)

120 Local Students to Be Featured in Paper Mill's NEW VOICES OF 2014: OH, WHAT A NIGHT, 8/1-2
by BWW News Desk - Jul 01, 2014

Paper Mill Playhouse will present 120 of the of the region's most talented young performing artists from Paper Mill Playhouse's Summer Musical Theatre Conservatory in a fully produced, original concert on the Paper Mill mainstage titled New Voices of 2014: Oh, What a Night! (more...)

1-800-FLOWERS.COM' to Accept Bitcoin for Online Transactions
by BWW News Desk - Jul 01, 2014

CARLE PLACE, N.Y., July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ 1-800-FLOWERS.COM, Inc., the world's leading florist and gift shop, today reported that it will begin accepting bitcoin, the world's most widely used digital currency. Beginning this fall, bitcoin will join familiar payment options, including Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and PayPal, that are available to the company's customers across its extensive family of gifting sites, including 1-800-FLOWERS.COM, FannieMay.com, Cheryls.com, ThePopcornFactory.com, 1-800-Baskets.com, FruitBouquets.com, and Stockyards.com. (more...)

'Dream Wedding Secrets' is Released
by BWW News Desk - Jul 01, 2014

Los Angeles, CA (more...)

Meet the King! Learn All About THE KING AND I's Ken Watanabe
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2014

As BroadwayWorld just reported, Lincoln Center Theater has announced that Kelli O'Hara will play Anna Leonowens, and Ken Watanabe will play the King of Siam, in its new production of Rodgers & Hammerstein's The King and I, with music by Richard Rodgers and a book and lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II, based on the novel Anna and the King of Siam by Margaret Landon. The production, to be directed by Bartlett Sher, will begin performances Thursday, March 12, 2015, and open on Thursday, April 16, 2015, at the Vivian Beaumont Theater (150 West 65 Street). Broadway audiences are already very familiar with the five-time Tony nominee O'Hara, but Watanabe will make his American stage debut in the production. His Japanese theatre credits include Dialogue with Horowitz, Hamlet, Shitayamannen-cho monogatari, The Lion in Winter and The Royal Hunt of the Sun. (more...)

Parameter Security Attains PCI Qualified Security Assessor (QSA) Certification
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2014

Parameter Security, an ethical hacking and information security firm, is proud to announce its certification by the Payment Card Industry (PCI) Security Standards Council as a Qualified Security Assessor (QSA). This credential affords Parameter Security the authority to perform onsite security assessments to determine compliance with the PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) for any organization that stores, processes or transmits payment cardholder data. (more...)

Badgeville Behavior Platform Helps Kendall-Jackson Winery Drive 65% Higher Customer Engagement
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2014

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/  Badgeville, the leading global leader in gamification, today announced that Kendall-Jackson Winery has seen a 65 percent increase in user-session frequency and 38 percent more downloads for its K-J Recommends mobile app in just four months since implementing Badgeville's solution. With the help of Badgeville, the K-J Recommends app, which is available for iOS and Android, is reinventing the way consumers can make wine a part of everyday occasions with family and friends. (more...)

Global technology solutions provider Netswitch launches product to maximize network security for all businesses
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2014

MONTEREY, Calif., June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/  In one of the worst security breaches in Internet history, hackers stole massive amounts of credit and debit card information from more than 40 million Target shoppers during the holiday season of 2013. (more...)

TrueCar Launches TrueCar Labs Innovation Incubator
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2014

SANTA MONICA, Calif., June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/  TrueCar, Inc. (TRUE), the negotiation-free car buying and selling platform, today announced the creation of TrueCar Labs, an incubator focused on developing innovative solutions for the automotive ecosystem. TrueCar will utilize the incubator to deploy new products and solutions in their earliest phase in order to seek feedback from consumers and dealers - enabling them to shape a better product experience. The first application to be developed in TrueCar Labs, 'Sell My Car,' will be a mobile application that enables consumers to get an upfront offer on their current vehicles. (more...)

Six Entrepreneurs Showcase Cutting-Edge Financial Services Solutions at 2014 FinTech Innovation Lab Demo Day in New York
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2014

This year's entrepreneurs were chosen by chief technology officers from 15 participating financial institutions. The companies included Enigma, Kasisto, LMRKTS, pymetrics, RevolutionCredit and Standard Treasury. The group has spent the last 12 weeks receiving high level mentoring, product and business development advice and exposure to senior financial industry, technology and venture capital executives. (more...)

IS Decisions: Majority of Desk-Based Employees See No Security Risk in Sharing Work Logins
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2014

The report, titled 'From Brutus to Snowden: a study of insider threat personas', is based on a study of 1000 US and 1000 UK desk-based workers, delving into how perceptions, attitudes and behaviour with regards to security in the workplace differ across demographics, job roles and industries. It reveals that while the majority of people (54%) believe themselves to be considerate of the security of work-related information, many lack the education or understanding to act accordingly. This became apparent in a number of key findings, including: (more...)

ASG Software Solutions Launches Mobius Luminist for iPad Access to Corporate Content
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2014

In response to increasing mobile workforce trends, ASG Software Solutions today announced the availabilty of ASG-Mobius Luminist, allowing users to easily access corporate content stored in an ASG-ViewDirect repository directly from an Apple iPad. Not only does the intuitive app increase mobile workforce productivity by allowing anytime, anywhere access to information, but it also improves security and cost savings by ensuring content access through existing, approved IT systems. (more...)

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