FACIAL RECOGNITION IN TRAVEL

Delta BagDrop

Delta is Testing Facial Recognition Technology, Plans First Biometric-Based Self-Service Bag Drop in U.S. The test, planned for Minneapolis this summer, is the latest in a string of innovative solutions giving customers choice in their own experience Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) is introducing four self-service bag drop machines at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport this summer, a $600,000 investment [...]

Red Cross Response

American Red Cross volunteer Bailey Moir surveys the damage in her hometown of Canton, TX after tornadoes swept through this past weekend. Moir watches as people sort through their belongings in the rubble, knowing she is headed next to help her father do the same at his home nearby. (PRNewsfoto/American Red Cross)

Red Cross Responds to Deadly Severe Weather Across Six States Deadliest Start to Tornado Season in 9 Years; May is Peak Month for Tornadoes The American Red Cross is on the ground across six states, helping people affected by record severe storms, flooding and tornadoes which hit the southern Plains and Mississippi Valley regions. More [...]

Women in the World Summit

(L-R) 2017 Toyota Mothers of Invention Hahna Alexander of SolePower, Sarah Evans of Well Aware and Komal Dadlani of Lab4U attend the 8th Annual Women in the World Summit.

Toyota Shines Spotlight on Female Pioneers at 8th Annual Women in the World Summit This week, the 8th annual Tina Brown Live Media Women in the World Summit, presented and co-hosted by Toyota, featured the Mothers of Invention (MOI) Class of 2017, celebrating pioneers who are driving positive change in the world through innovation and [...]

Toronto Loves LG6

Raptors Point Guard, Cory Joseph, is a fan of the LG G6 and is its Canadian ambassador. (CNW Group/LG Electronics Canada)

The LG G6 Becomes the Official Smartphone of the Toronto Maple Leafs and Toronto Raptors On April 7, 2017 LG Electronics Canada will launch its latest smartphone, the LG G6, making it the official phone of the Toronto Maple Leafs and Toronto Raptors. This is an extension of an ongoing Platinum Level partnership with the MLSE and [...]

Workforce Equality?

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Equality in the Workforce: Rising Fast or Falling Short? 8 in 10 Americans say female leaders have to work harder than men to prove themselves As National Women’s History Month drew to a close, The Harris Poll examined just how well Americans believe women are faring in the workforce today. While about 8 in 10 [...]

RETIREMENT PLANNING WITH BIG PAPI

David Ortiz at bat for the Boston Red Sox. Photo by Parker Herrington

John Hancock Teams Up with David Ortiz to Hit a Home Run in Retirement Former Red Sox slugger and retirement rookie asks fans, what should he do next? Surfing the California waves, synchronized swimming routines, and learning to speak Japanese – these activities aren’t exactly what former Red Sox slugger David Ortiz is known for. But now that he’s [...]

JOBS IN CANNABIS

Photo by Arne Hückelheim

FinancialBuzz.com: Cannabis Market Creating Jobs The fast-growing #cannabis market is expected to create more #jobs in the United States. According to the 2017 Legal Marijuana Outlook, published by New Frontier Data, the cannabis #industry is expected to create 283,422 jobs by 2020, with an implied growth rate of more than 17 percent compounded over the [...]

Lemonade Stand Fights Cancer in Kids

Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation creator, Alexandra "Alex" Scott

Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation Announces National Lemonade Days Hero Ambassadors for 2017 Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF), a nonprofit dedicated to finding cures for all kids with cancer, announces the National Lemonade Days Hero Ambassadors for 2017. ALSF and the three families invite volunteers of all ages across the country to take a “stand” against [...]

TRUMP DAMAGES BRANDS

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Donald Trump Damages Chinese Consumer Sentiment Towards American Brands 41.2% of Chinese consumers have a more negative view of the US following Trump’s first month as President. 50.7% of consumers held a neutral position and 8.1% viewed the US more positively according to a joint study by China Skinny and Findoout which surveyed 2,000 consumers across [...]

Black History Stamp

Mathieu Da Costa (CNW Group/Canada Post)

2017 Black History stamp commemorates Mathieu Da Costa Canada Post’s annual Black History Month stamp for 2017 will commemorate a historical figure who continues to fascinate and confound scholars. Admittedly little is known about Mathieu Da Costa. From the few records that remain, historians conclude he was a free man who earned a living as an [...]