Archive for 'High Tech PR'

Fire Avert Creates ‘Fire Relief Fund’ For Kitchen Fire Victim

Fire Avert by Active Fire Prevention was recently featured on CBS affiliate KUTV2. The news story highlighted Fire Avert’s support of local Salt Lake City resident Virginia Cannon who recently suffered a stove fire after leaving food cooking on an unattended stove.

According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), stove fires start about every 3.5 minutes across the United States.

Virginia Cannon had just put some butter in a pan before being sidetracked talking with friends, becoming another unfortunate statistic ...

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NEC Risk Reduced in 2nd Clinical Study Using 100% Human Milk Diet for Preemies

This week, Prolacta Bioscience announced a new clinical study just published by the Journal of Pediatrics clearly demonstrating that 100% exclusive human milk based diet for pre-term infants reduces chances of surgery associated with the life threatening disease necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC).  This reinforces a study in 2009 and points to a new standard of care for these infants.

Even with this compelling and reaffirmed evidence, only about ...

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Daily Herald Gets Online Media Wings, Prepares to Fly to New Location

The Daily Herald and I go back 16 years to it’s first print edition delivery on my doorstep. I was a new recruit on Eric Schmidt’s Novell public relations team at the time. We’ve had a love/hate relationship since then as the Utah Valley staple rides the roller coaster despised by print newspapers over the past decade. The less than nimble ones are now found in the ...

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UVEF 2013 Top 25 Under 5 Entrepreneur Winners Produce 700 Jobs

Entrepreneurs in Utah are hot, hot, hot!!!

PROVO, Utah –July 2, 2013 Utah Valley Entrepreneurial Forum (UVEF) invites the public (RSVP only—seating is limited) for this year’s “Top 25 Under Five” Awards to be held at 12 noon on July 11 at Zion’s Bank 8th floor conference room at 180 N. University Ave. Carine Clark, CEO of Allegiance,  will emcee this year’s event. Top 25 Under Five ...

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Data Continues to Mount on Benefits of Human Breast Milk Nutrition for Premature Infants

– Prolacta Bioscience Applauds Independent Breast Milk Studies Presented at 2013 Pediatric Academics Society Annual Meeting –

INDUSTRY, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Prolacta Bioscience, the leader of human breast milk nutrition for premature infants in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) applauds the focus of human milk nutrition highlighted at the recent Pediatric Academics Society (PAS) Annual Meeting. The growing number of studies conducted independently point to rising interest of providing an exclusive human milk diet for extremely ...

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Google Fiber, PR, and Utah

These three things have nothing in common right? Wrong.

Recently the city of Provo in Utah Valley, a place  I call home, announced it would make a huge announcement that would change the city entirely by putting us on the map. Great, I thought…another mall or maybe even a commercial airline terminal at our airport (it’s hardly a landing strip). The morning of the big announcement came and I sat waiting for what was to come. The mayor stood with ...

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PR in the News – Re: Terrorism – Ignorance is Bliss

When it comes to terrorism, “ignorance is bliss.” That is the PR in the news from the Associated Press speaking to a Michigan Chamber of Commerce representative regarding where explosive materials are stored in the town of Shelby.  As President Obama follows his public relations script, directing that the war on terror must end, homeland terror threats appear very real if you pull back the sheets.

The AP reports that even post 9/11, even post Timothy McVeigh and ...

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Google Glasses PR Online at Full Throttle – Available at Costco?

Google Glasses  PR Online has a full head of steam! As a tech public relations firm, it’s fun to watch really great companies roll out new product promo. More hype than real value in some cases, the focused energy behind Google Glasses will yet be judged by history as Awesome or Awful. Since in my 2008  novel release Green SpinI included a projected 2016  use of this technology, I’m not too surprised or wowed–yet.

In the book, I ...

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SpotterRF provides “Eyes” for Mobile Force Protection Training at Camp Williams

Mobile Force Protection gets new “eyes” from SpotterRF:

TAMPA, FL—SOFIC—May 14, 2013—The United States spends $1.2 million to send one soldier to serve in Afghanistan for one year*. To protect these warfighters, SpotterRF worked with Camp Williams, Utah in recent exercises to train operators on the use of a compact radar system that cost less than $30,000 with only a 3lb battery and laptop that automatically detects and tracks multiple threats ...

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Tech in the News: UTC names SpotterRF Winner – Utah Innovation Awards


UTC joins Popular Science, Government Security News, UVEF, and others honoring SpotterRF
SALT LAKE CITY- Eight innovations were announced as winners in the 11th annual Utah Innovation Awards program, presented by Stoel Rives LLP and the Utah Technology Council. This statewide program, is designed to recognize innovations and the Utah companies that created them. Winners were announced during a sold out Awards Luncheon today ...

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