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Neustar Survey Finds Most UK Companies Ill-Equipped to Tackle Costly DDoS Attacks
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2014

Among the key findings from the survey, a staggering 32% of companies estimate losses of over £240,000 per day during a DDoS outage. Additionally, larger DDoS attacks are becoming more frequent with a 200% increase in attacks affecting bandwidth between 1-20 Gbps, and a significant increase in attacks on bandwidth with a magnitude of 100 Gbps or more. (more...)

Vertical Company to Present O WALTER, MY WALTER, Begin. 5/15
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2014

The Vertical Company presents "O Walter, My Walter" by Elena Zucker at The Celebration of Whimsy Theatre (the former Living Theatre home). 21-A Cinton Street, NYC. Previews begin for the Off Broadway play on May 15th and the Opening is Monday, May 19th at 8:00 pm for the limited engagement. Set Design is by Simon Harding, (who recently did the set design for 3LD's amazing Tyson/Ali). The Lighting Design by Zach Murphy (head of lighting at The Public Theatre). The award-winning play is directed by the playwright. This production features some of New York City's most talented physical theater actors. Andrew Baldwin, Richard Crawford, Mischa Ipp, Scott Janes, Timur Kocak, Jenny Lee Mitchell, Vicki Oceguera, Michael Villastrego, William Webber. (more...)

The Department of Science & Technology and IBM Collaborate to Build an Intelligent Operations Center for the Philippines
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2014

MANILA, Philippines, May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) and IBM (NYSE: IBM) today unveiled a new intelligent operations center to provide a central point of command for disaster management. The new center will help the Philippine government better manage ongoing and future disaster response and recovery efforts following Typhoon Yolanda in 2013. (more...)

xG Technology Announces Second New U.S. Patent Award This Week for Interference Mitigation Techniques
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2014

SARASOTA, Fla., May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ xG Technology, Inc. ('xG' or the 'Company') (XGTI, XGTIW), a developer of wireless communications and spectrum sharing technologies, has announced that it has been awarded a new patent for interference mitigation techniques. This is the second new patent grant announced by xG Technology this week. On May 27, xG announced a cognitive radio patent award that enables enhanced interference mitigation for devices in shared spectrum. (more...)

Broadway Palm Presents MID-LIFE! THE CRISIS MUSICAL, Now thru 6/21
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2014

Broadway Palm is set to take you on a journey through the middle years as it presents Mid-Life! The Crisis Musical playing today, May 29 through June 21, 2014. The book, music and lyrics are by theatre veterans, turned playwrights, Bob and Jim Walton. The hysterical musical comedy pokes fun at the complicated, yet inevitable, subject of aging. (more...)

xG Technology Announces New Cognitive Radio Patent Award
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2014

SARASOTA, Fla., May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ xG Technology, Inc. ('xG' or the 'Company') (XGTI, XGTIW), a developer of wireless communications and spectrum sharing technologies, has announced that it has been awarded an important cognitive radio patent. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Ft. Myers/Naples - Week of 5/25/2014
by BWW - May 25, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 5/25/2014 for Ft. Myers/Naples (more...)

Vertical Company Presents O WALTER, MY WALTER, Now Through 6/7
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2014

The Vertical Company Presents O WALTER, MY WALTER, an award-winning new play by Elena Zucker and making its world debut. The show runs now until June 7. (more...)

Estrie Puppy Mill Rescue Nets Over 200 Dogs
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2014

Humane Society International/Canada and the Quebec Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food rescued over 200 dogs and puppies from a puppy mill located in the Estrie region of Quebec. The rescued dogs include a variety of small breeds, including bichons and Pomeranians. (more...)

Broadway Palm to Present MID-LIFE! THE CRISIS MUSICAL, 5/29-6/21
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2014

Broadway Palm is set to take you on a journey through the middle years as it presents Mid-Life! The Crisis Musical playing May 29 through June 21, 2014. The book, music and lyrics are by theatre veterans, turned playwrights, Bob and Jim Walton. The hysterical musical comedy pokes fun at the complicated, yet inevitable, subject of aging. (more...)

xG Technology and Shoreline Energy International Limited Sign Letter of Intent to Explore Partnership and Deployment Opportunities in Africa
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2014

SARASOTA, Fla., May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ xG Technology, Inc. ('xG' or the 'Company') (XGTI, XGTIW), a developer of mobile broadband network products and spectrum sharing technologies, today announced that it has signed a letter of intent with Shoreline Energy International Limited ('Shoreline') to explore partnership and deployment opportunities for the xMax mobile broadband solution across a wide range of industries and countries throughout the sub-Sahara Africa region. (more...)

Cady Huffman & Kate Shindle to Lead New Musical 'REVOLUTION IN THE ELBOW' at Minetta Lane, Begin. 7/28
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2014

Tony Award winner Cady Huffman and Kate Shindle are set to head the cast of the world premiere of REVOLUTION IN THE ELBOW OF RAGNAR AGNARSSON FURNITURE PAINTER, a new musical with book, music & lyrics by Ívar Pall Jonsson, based on a story by Ívar and Gunnlaugur Jonsson. Performances will begin July 28th, with the official Opening Night on Wednesday, August 13th at the Minetta Lane Theatre, 18 Minetta Lane (just a few steps from Sixth Ave., one block south of W. 3rd St.) (more...)

Wildlife Conservation Society to Honor Hillary Clinton at Annual Gala, 6/12
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2014

The Wildlife Conservation Society will host its annual gala and after-party at WCS's Central Park Zoo on Thursday, June 12. Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, Vice Chair of the Clinton Foundation Chelsea Clinton and WCS Board of Trustees Member Diane Christensen, will be honored for their commitment to conservation and protecting wildlife and wild places. (more...)

xG Technology Announces New Mexican Patent Award
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2014

SARASOTA, Fla., May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ xG Technology, Inc. ('xG' or the 'Company') (XGTI, XGTIW), a developer of wireless communications and spectrum sharing technologies, has announced that it has been awarded an important telephony patent in Mexico. (more...)

xG Technology Announces New Mexican Patent Award
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2014

SARASOTA, Fla., May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ xG Technology, Inc. ('xG' or the 'Company') (XGTI, XGTIW), a developer of wireless communications and spectrum sharing technologies, has announced that it has been awarded an important telephony patent in Mexico. (more...)

The Vertical Company's O WALTER, MY WALTER to Open 5/19
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2014

The Vertical Company presents "O Walter, My Walter" by Elena Zucker at The Celebration of Whimsy Theatre (the former Living Theatre home). 21-A Cinton Street, NYC. Previews for the Off Broadway play continue through tonight, May 15th and the Opening is Monday, May 19th at 8:00 pm for the limited engagement. (more...)

Journal of the American Revolution and Westholme Publishing Announce Partnership
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2014

Yardley, PA (more...)

Leading Law Enforcement Authorities Tell GovSec and FOSE Attendees that Video Provided "Eureka Moment" in Boston Bombing Manhunt
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2014

Panelists gave the audience a first-hand look at the five-day manhunt that concluded with the capture of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. Highlights from their remarks include: (more...)

Bright House Networks Enterprise Solutions To Provide Communications Services to Crisis Center of Tampa Bay
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2014

TAMPA, Fla., May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Bright House Networks Enterprise Solutions today announced that it has signed an agreement to provide Dedicated Internet Access (DIA), Enterprise Trunking and Metro Ethernet access to The Crisis Center of Tampa Bay, a private nonprofit organization dedicated to bringing help, hope and healing to people facing serious life challenges. (more...)

Ketchum Launches Mobile Crisis Management App
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2014

NEW YORK, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Recognizing that crises can happen anytime, day or night, leading global communication firm Ketchum announced the launch of Mobile RepProtect, the first-ever crisis communications app optimized for iOS or Android devices. The app gives clients easy access to their own customized crisis communications and reputation management plans, enabling them to address any situation, no matter where they are when The Crisis occurs. (more...)

Caravan to Class Founder Returns to Timbuktu
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2014

Upon Barry Hoffner's return to Timbuktu to visit Caravan to Class schools, some being rebuilt following the 2012 extremist occupation in northern Mali, he found the city driven by two main factors: a heavily fortified, on-alert military presence and humanitarian aid. (more...)

The Vertical Company's O WALTER, MY WALTER Begins this Week
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2014

The Vertical Company presents "O Walter, My Walter" by Elena Zucker at The Celebration of Whimsy Theatre (the former Living Theatre home). 21-A Cinton Street, NYC. Previews begin this week for the Off Broadway play on Thursday, May 15th and the Opening is Monday, May 19that 8:00 pm for the limited engagement. Set Design is by Simon Harding, (who recently did the set design for 3LD's amazing Tyson/Ali). The Lighting Design by Zach Murphy (Lighting supervisor at The Public Theatre). The award-winning play is directed by the playwright. This production features some of New York City's most talented physical theater actors: Andrew Baldwin, Richard Crawford, Mischa Ipp, Scott Janes, Timur Kocak, Jenny Lee Mitchell, Vicki Oceguera, Michael Villastrego, William Webber. (more...)

xG Technology Announces First Quarter 2014 Financial Results Conference Call
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2014

SARASOTA, Fla., May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ xG Technology, Inc. ('xG' or the 'Company') (XGTI, XGTIW), a developer of mobile broadband network products and spectrum sharing technologies, today announced it will issue first quarter 2014 results after the close of the market on Thursday, May 15, 2014. Management will hold a conference call to discuss these results at 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time on that day. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Ft. Myers/Naples - Week of 6/08/2014
by BWW - Jun 8, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 6/08/2014 for Ft. Myers/Naples (more...)

Parrish Art Museum Presents PLATFORM: MAYA LIN, 7/4-10/13
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2014

In the third iteration of its Platform series, the Parrish Art Museum presents artist Maya Lin, whose ecologically inspired works exist at the intersection of art, architecture, and environmental science. Platform: Maya Lin, opening July 4 and continuing through October 13, 2014, reveals the artist's exploration of how humans experience and impact the landscape. It will be on view during the Parrish Art Museum's annual gala, the Midsummer Party, on July 12, 2014. (more...)

'End Game Economics' by T.H. Aka is Released
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2014

Toronto (more...)

Former Schoolteacher Pens Research-Based Blueprint for Transforming Public Education
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2014

As parents and educators debate whether Common Core standards can ensure students' success, educational researcher and consultant Dr. Charles M. Reigeluth presents a compelling case for even more sweeping changes in his new book, 'Reinventing Schools: It's Time to Break the Mold.' (more...)

xG Technology Awarded Subcontractor Position on $497 Million Multiple-Award Contract to Provide Communications and Networking Services to U.S. Army
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2014

SARASOTA, Fla., June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ xG Technology, Inc. ('xG' or the 'Company') (XGTI, XGTIW), a developer of wireless communications and spectrum-sharing technologies, has announced that it has been selected as a subcontractor to provide communications and network services to the U.S. Army'sCommunications-Electronics Research, Development andEngineering Center (CERDEC) Space and Terrestrial Communications Directorate(S&TCD). xG Technology teamed with prime contractor Science Applications International Corporation ('SAIC') (NYSE: SAIC) on this five-year period of performance (a thirty-six (36) month base and two (12) month options) multiple-award indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract. The contract has a ceiling value of$497 million, represents new work, and expands xG Technology's presence in its cognitive radio market area. (more...)

HopeLine from Verizon and Georgia Commission on Family Violence Support Domestic Violence Task Forces Statewide With Micro Grants
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2014

ALPHARETTA, Ga., June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ In the last decade at least 1,300 Georgians lost their lives to domestic violence. In 2013 alone, almost 59,000 of the state's citizens called into The Crisis lines of certified domestic violence agencies. These sobering numbers, as stated in the Georgia Commission on Family Violence 2014 fact sheet,and many other similar statistics are why organizations that provide services to domestic violence victims around the state need support. To help ensure Georgians get the support they need, Verizon Wireless and the Georgia Commission on Family Violence (GCFV) announced today that micro grants totaling $14,000 have been given to 18 local Domestic Violence Task Forces statewide. The funds will be used to create and execute initiatives to confront the issues addressed in the Annual GA Domestic Violence Fatality Review Report, a joint effort of GCFV and the Georgia Coalition Against Domestic Violence. (more...)

Dacyl Acevedo's WILL WORK FOR Comes to 2014 San Diego Fringe, 7/3-8
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2014

Will Work For is a fearless, farcical, huge wake-up call! (more...)

Coming Up on MEET THE PRESS, June 22
by TV News Desk - Jun 20, 2014

THIS SUNDAY: Senator Rand Paul weighs in on The Crisis in Iraq and America's role in the conflict, Vice President Cheney's criticism of President Obama, and the changing of the guard in the House GOP. Plus: the continued fight for immigration reform – can Washington reach consensus? (more...)

JICA and Sony to Jointly Host Public Viewing in Côte d'Ivoire during the 2014 FIFA World Cup
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2014

During the 2014 FIFA World CupTM, 12 public viewing events are planned to be held among local communities in Abidjan (14th – 19th June), Yamoussoukro (21st – 24th June), and Bouake (26th – 30th June), and are expected to attract approximately 8,000 participants. JICA and Sony will be harnessing their respective expertise and working together to deliver an unforgettable experience to the people of Côte d'Ivoire of embracing the shared passion of football as one. (more...)

Hangar Theatre Announces 2014 Wedge Series Lineup; Runs 6/19-7/25
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2014

The Hangar Theatre is pleased to announce the shows for its upcoming Wedge Series. These four shows will be under the direction of the Drama League Directing Fellows, and will feature members of the Hangar Theatre Lab Company. Each year the Hangar offers free admission to Hangar patrons and all community members to its Wedge Series of cutting edge performances. These shows take place under the Hangar Tent, which is transformed into a unique performance venue for each Wedge show. Performances begin 15 minutes after the scheduled Mainstage performances on June 19 and 20, and July 3, 4, 17, 18, 24, and 25. Wedge performances are open to all ages; however they may contain mature language and situations that may not be suitable for all children. (more...)

Three Oaks Theatre Festival Announces 2014 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2014

Co-founders John Stoops, Tim Evans, and Marc Grapey proudly announce the second season of Three Oaks Theater Festival, a summer theater festival that brings limited-engagement runs of highly-acclaimed, professional productions to audiences in Harbor Country, Michigan. This expanded season is being performed in creative venues throughout Harbor Country, including the Acorn Theater, Vickers Theatre, and the historic Lakeside Inn. Three Oaks Theater Festival is presented with major support by The Pokagon Fund. (more...)

xG Technology Announces Membership in the International Association of Emergency Managers
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2014

SARASOTA, Fla., June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ xG Technology, Inc. ('xG' or the 'Company') (XGTI, XGTIW), a developer of wireless communications and spectrum sharing technologies, announced today that it has joined the International Association of Emergency Managers (IAEM). Founded in 1952 as The U.S. Civil Defense Council, IAEM is now the premier worldwide organization for emergency management professionals. (more...)

Syrian, Greek, Catalan and Kosovar Theatre Set for Between the Seas Festival's 4X4: NYC MEETS THE MED Series, 7/26-27
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2014

Between the Seas festival announces 4x4: NYC meets the Med: a series of stage readings that aims at bringing the best of new Mediterranean drama in New York and encouraging cross cultural collaboration between the two sides of the Atlantic. Four contemporary Mediterranean plays have been selected to be directed by four NYC-based directors over the course of a weekend (July 26 and 27, 2014) followed by discussions and panels with audiences and artists. (more...)

SINGER SONGWRITER KIDNAPPER to Premiere at Galway Film Fleadh
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2014

SINGER SONGWRITER KIDNAPPER is the debut feature film of award-winning writer/director Douglas Ray, who worked as Ken Loach's assistant and has built up a reputation for his quirky short films featuring actors such as Tom Hardy, Rafe Spall and Ruth Wilson. (more...)

VIDEO: 3rd Annual Broadway Alzheimer's iPod Drive is Currently Underway
by Stage Tube - Jul 6, 2014

Over the past couple of years Dave Roth has shared the story of his parent's struggle with Alzheimer's disease and so many people have responded with generosity. Studies have found that music has healing powers; and, your iPod donations have brought such joy to those suffering from this horrible disease. And Roth is pleased to announce that the 3rd Annual iPod Drive is underway. (more...)

Telemundo's ENFOQUE CON JOSE DIAZ-BALART to Spotlight Obama's Immigration Reforms This Weekend
by TV News Desk - Jul 3, 2014

“Enfoque con José Díaz-Balart” presents the most complete coverage of Immigration Reform this Sunday, November 10 at a special time, 1:30PM/12:30C, as it is on the spotlight once again for the National Immigrant Youth Alliance (NIYA) controversy. Congressman Luis Gutierrez (D-IL) will join the program to talk about his distancing of the NIYA after accusing the Dreamer group of secretly recording his conversations. NIYA Spokesperson Claudia Muñoz will also be on the show to offer her group's point of view on the issue that has overtaken the focus on immigration reform. (more...)

VIDEO: Watch Clips from Last Night's LAST WEEK TONIGHT WITH JOHN OLIVER
by TV News Desk - Jul 21, 2014

HBO continues their satirical look at the week in news, politics and current events on LAST WEEK TONIGHT WITH JOHN OLIVER. (more...)

Jose Diaz-Balart to Receive NCLR's Salazar Award for Communication
by TV News Desk - Jul 16, 2014

The National Council of la Raza (NCLR) will honor acclaimed Telemundo journalist and MSNBC host José Díaz-Balart, with its Rubén Salazar Award for Communications (more...)

Actors' Playhouse at the Miracle Theatre to Present MID-LIFE 2! (THE CRISIS CONTINUES), Begin. 7/16
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2014

Brand new and hot off the press, Actors' Playhouse at the Miracle Theatre is proud to present the world premiere of MID-LIFE 2! (The Crisis Continues) from July 16 - August 17, 2014. (more...)

The 1974 Cyprus Crisis Revealed in New Book
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2014

Fort Worth, Texas (more...)

New Relic Announces General Availability of Real-Time Analytics Platform New Relic Insights
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2014

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - Software analytics company New Relic today announced the general availability of New Relic Insights, a real-time analytics platform that collects, stores and presents valuable data directly from organizations' software, and transforms the data into insights about their customers, applications and the business. Delivered as a cloud-based, software-as-a-service (SaaS) offering built atop New Relic's custom-built Big Data database platform, New Relic Insights empowers application developers, IT operations and business users alike to make ad hoc and iterative queries across trillions of data points and metrics and get answers in milliseconds. In addition, New Relic is offering a new companion iOS mobile app to give customers continuous access to data insights on the go. (more...)

David Cromer in THE NORMAL HEART and More Set for 2014 Three Oaks Theatre Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2014

Co-founders John Stoops, Tim Evans, and Marc Grapey proudly announce the second season of Three Oaks Theater Festival, a summer theater festival that brings limited-engagement runs of highly-acclaimed, professional productions to audiences in Harbor Country, Michigan. This expanded season is being performed in creative venues throughout Harbor Country, including the Acorn Theater, Vickers Theatre, and the historic Lakeside Inn. Three Oaks Theater Festival is presented with major support by The Pokagon Fund. (more...)

TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD Goes Digital, 7/8
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2014

HarperCollins Publishers have announced that 'To Kill a Mockingbird' will become available as an e-book and digital audiobook on July 8. Lee dicussed a 'new generation' of fans in agreeing to the downloadable editions. (more...)

Indutrade AB: Interim Report 1 January-31 March 2014
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2014

Indutrade AB (STO:INDTB): (more...)

Scoop: MEET THE PRESS on NBC - Sunday, April 27, 2014
by TV Scoop - Apr 25, 2014

Get all the scoop on MEET THE PRESS, airing on NBC on Sunday, April 27, 2014! (more...)

Everbridge Partners with Witt O'Brien's to Integrate Critical Communication with Emergency Preparedness
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2014

As a global leader in emergency preparedness, crisis management and disaster response, crisis communications and post-event recovery, Witt O'Brien's has long been recognized for providing innovative services and expertise with actual hands-on experience across the entire crisis and disaster lifecycle. With PIER, Witt O'Brien's offers a fully integrated and flexible solution that ensures business continuity by streamlining and automating internal and external communications during routine events, minor incidents, and major catastrophes. (more...)

Terrence McNally Pens Column on AIDS and the Modern Gay Movement
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2014

Earlier today, Terrence McNally penned a heartfelt column for the Huffington Post, intertwining the AIDS crisis, his story of losing a partner to it, and the gay movement as it moves into modernity with the themes of his recent Broadway production of MOTHERS AND SONS. (more...)

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