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(BPT) - Today, food delivery competition has expanded from traditional restaurants to include local grocery stores and data-driven giants like Amazon. To stand out, companies need a competitive differentiator. Domino’s, founded in 1960, cut through the increased competition’s crust and remains one of the largest pizza companies in the world because it recognizes this.

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Friday 09/21/2018
Conscious capitalism: How businesses do well by doing good
Updated: September 26, 2018 - 3:28 am

(BPT) - What drives someone to take the risk and start their own business?

Wednesday 09/19/2018
The Top-10 Most Reviewed Software Categories
Updated: September 26, 2018 - 3:28 am

(NAPSI)—Getting the right software for your company doesn’t have to be hard if you heed the recent research.

Tuesday 09/18/2018
5 Tips to Bring Your Home’s Wi-Fi ‘Dead Zones’ to life
Updated: September 26, 2018 - 3:28 am

(StatePoint) Whether it’s to stream a movie from the bedroom or lock the front door using smart home technology, you’ve likely come to expect Wi-Fi to reach every corner of your house. The reality is that there are certain locations in many homes where Internet-connected devices and smartphones are unable to receive a steady Wi-Fi signal (or any signal at all) from the router. These sad places are called “dead zones.”

Friday 09/14/2018
It's anniversary time for this fun-loving digital dragon
Updated: September 26, 2018 - 3:28 am

(BPT) - What entertained you in the 90’s? Was it the last episode of Seinfeld? The first episode of Friends or big, exciting adventure films like Titanic, Saving Private Ryan or Armageddon? Maybe you remember something else, and no, we don't mean heading out to the mall in your flannel, your overalls, and your jelly shoes.

Wednesday 09/12/2018
3 questions to ask when looking for your new HVAC unit
Updated: September 26, 2018 - 3:28 am

(BPT) - If you subscribe to the belief that your home is your castle, then you naturally expect to be comfortable in that castle, right? Whether it’s the middle of winter or the dog days of summer, your home’s HVAC system plays a vital role in supporting this comfort, so if you’re in the market for a new system, here are three questions you should ask before purchasing your new system.

Tuesday 09/11/2018
How This Startup Will Kill The Banner Ad
Updated: September 26, 2018 - 3:19 am

(NewsUSA) - It has been 25 years since the first banner ad hit the internet. Yet, while the web has changed nearly every other aspect of our society, the way companies advertise online is still stuck in the stone age.

Monday 09/10/2018
5 back-to-school savings tips for parents
Updated: September 26, 2018 - 3:28 am

(BPT) - Back-to-school season is in full swing and parents are busy completing their shopping lists. Between new books, school supplies and the latest gadgets, sticking to a back-to-school budget is no small feat. Financial columnist, broadcaster and author Peter Dunn, known nationally as “Pete the Planner,” has some great, deal-savvy shopping tips to help you find the best values and save money during this back-to-school shopping season.

Friday 09/07/2018
6 ways public broadcasting serves local communities
Updated: September 26, 2018 - 3:28 am

(BPT) - Nonprofit broadcasting outlets keep families connected to their community, informed on the news of the day and entertained regardless of age, gender or demographic background.

Thursday 09/06/2018
Ohio Debuts New Way To Play The Lottery
Updated: September 26, 2018 - 3:28 am

(NAPSI)—As an Ohioan, the road to riches can be in the palm of your hand.

A Beloved Dog, A Stolen Car And...A Happy Ending
Updated: September 26, 2018 - 3:28 am

(NAPSI)—It started out as a normal day for Mary Harrison—until she briefly left her car running outside of her home with her shih tzu Molly in the backseat and went inside for just a second.

Wednesday 09/05/2018
3 Tips (Including Virtual Reality) For Avoiding Home Improvement Blunders
Updated: September 26, 2018 - 3:20 am

(NewsUSA) - Sponsored by GAF - Want proof of how carefully you need to weigh the alternatives before making upgrades to your home?

Tuesday 09/04/2018
Tips for staying connected on Grandparents Day
Updated: September 26, 2018 - 3:28 am

(BPT) - Being a grandparent is a joyful experience, but one of the hurdles can be staying connected with family, especially as a first-time grandparent. With an affordable smartphone and reliable wireless network, grandparents can easily capture and share the special moments that matter, no matter the distance.

Tuesday 08/28/2018
Why kids have a shortage of free time and what parents can do about it
Updated: September 26, 2018 - 3:28 am

(BPT) - A typical school night can get pretty hectic. Once the kids get home, there’s a scramble to get to after-school activities, then dinner and finally, homework.

Monday 08/20/2018
Hearing better on and off the stage
Updated: September 26, 2018 - 3:28 am

6 tips for throwing the best party of the year
Updated: September 26, 2018 - 3:28 am

(BPT) - There's always one magical gathering every year that has everyone talking long after it's over. It's about getting people together, enjoying good food, music, and cocktails, and creating memories that will linger long after the last guest goes home.

Friday 08/17/2018
3 trends that can stimulate small business growth
Updated: September 26, 2018 - 3:28 am

(BPT) - Small businesses are far more influential than most people may realize.

Thursday 08/16/2018
Knowledge is power: Tips to help children better understand our connected world
Updated: September 26, 2018 - 3:28 am

(BPT) - Technology has rapidly changed the way we live over the past 30 years. Where people once turned strictly to their televisions to watch their favorite shows or play video games, people can now access their favorite entertainment, anytime and anywhere — thanks to smart devices and a WiFi connection.

Wednesday 08/15/2018
New technology promotes healthy aging in place
Updated: September 26, 2018 - 3:28 am

(BPT) - As millions of baby boomers reach their golden years, they’re changing the world yet again, this time by driving a booming market in senior-friendly aging-in-place technologies. From simple wearable devices to high-tech monitoring systems, the list of gadgets designed to help aging boomers stay independent is extensive and growing.

Friday 08/10/2018
New Solution Helps Parents Manage Kids' Device Use at Home
Updated: September 26, 2018 - 3:20 am

(NewsUSA) - Sponsored News - Nearly three quarters of parents wish they had a way to turn off their children's Wi-Fi access, according to results of a recent survey conducted by Wakefield Research for Comcast.

Thursday 08/09/2018
The ABCs of Finance Apps
Updated: September 26, 2018 - 3:20 am

(NewsUSA) - As back-to-school time sets in, personal finance becomes more complicated for many families. Some have students away from home for the first time, others have expenses for tuition, and of course the many purchases associated with the start of school: backpacks, lunch bags, clothes, books, dorm room furnishings, not to mention the tech gear - phones, tablets, laptops, and don't forget extra chargers.

Wednesday 08/08/2018
How Accurate is Your Weather Forecast?
Updated: September 26, 2018 - 3:28 am

(StatePoint) The weather is not just an idle topic for chit chat. It matters. Particularly when you have a vested business interest in the outcome, or you simply want to make plans for the next few hours or days.

Tuesday 08/07/2018
Safety App Empowers Students, Offers Peace of Mind for Parents
Updated: September 26, 2018 - 3:20 am

(NewsUSA) - Sending the kids to college means letting go, but it doesn't mean disconnecting, especially when it comes to safety.

Tuesday 07/31/2018
5 ways to beat the heat this summer
Updated: September 26, 2018 - 3:28 am

(BPT) - Everyone has had that moment when fun in the sun turns into a struggle to stay cool. And when that happens, all you want to do is get out of the heat as fast as possible.

Monday 07/30/2018
5 simple tips to stay connected during back-to-school season
Updated: September 26, 2018 - 3:28 am

(BPT) - Back-to-school season is an exciting time for both students and parents, but it can be a stressful time as well. For students, it can be intimidating taking on new classes and settings, all while juggling extracurricular activities. Meanwhile, parents face added financial and emotional stress that comes with a new school year, from purchasing school supplies and new clothing to learning to let go. Through it all, one constant between students and parents is the desire to stay connected.

Tuesday 07/24/2018
Kids and screens: Not all screen time is created equal
Updated: September 26, 2018 - 3:28 am

(BPT) - Screen time. You’ve heard the phrase before, and if you’re a parent, you’ve probably agonized over creating a screen time policy for your family. You understandably want a policy that reflects your family values, and you also want to consider your child’s wants, needs and expectations.

Non-gamers: What you need to know about the biggest trend sweeping households
Updated: September 26, 2018 - 3:28 am

(BPT) - Today’s gamer is no longer the stereotypical teen loner playing in his parents’ basement. In fact, today’s gamer is probably more like you than you think. She's a co-worker with two kids, the guy next to you at the gym, a fellow volunteer — and most commonly, a spouse, sibling or friend. Gaming has changed a lot over the years and so have the players who play them.

3 reasons why small and medium-sized businesses should consider digital
Updated: September 26, 2018 - 3:28 am

(BPT) - In today's digital world, there's an app for that — whatever "that" may be. Devices like smartphones and tablets are becoming the dashboards of our lives. Depositing a check? Snap a picture of it and tap the button on your bank's app. Does your son or daughter at college need money? Transfer it electronically. Forgot to pick up milk? Hop online and order it. Fueled by smart technologies, mobile devices and 24/7 connectivity, the way consumers browse, shop and pay is increasingly digital.

Friday 07/20/2018
E-Wallet App Protects Family Debit Card Number
Updated: September 26, 2018 - 3:21 am

(NewsUSA) - Many families have a single debit or credit card shared among several individuals, including teens and college students who may lose track of purchases, buy from unsecured websites, or access money without clearing the amount with parents.

Wednesday 07/18/2018
Get Smart About 'Smart' Home Cooling This Summer
Updated: September 26, 2018 - 3:28 am

(NAPSI)—As temperatures rise, homeowners can beat the heat by combining “smart” home climate control technologies with the latest air-conditioning systems to heighten energy efficiency and take customized comfort to new levels.

Big Ideas For Businesses Of All Sizes
Updated: September 26, 2018 - 3:28 am

(NAPSI)—If you own or run a business, you're not alone. There are some 30 million businesses in the U.S., ranging from small storefronts to large enterprise entities, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. While businesses of all sizes play a critical role in the economy, each workplace faces its own unique challenges, especially as it relates to growth and scalability.

Tuesday 07/17/2018
Unleash Girls' Strength At Girl Scouts
Updated: September 26, 2018 - 3:28 am

(NAPSI)—Today’s youth are more vocal than ever about the change they want to see in the world, and Girl Scouts are the most equipped with the skills needed to make a real impact. Girl Scouts will now be even more prepared to address society’s most pressing needs, both today and in their future careers, with Girl Scouts of the USA’s (GSUSA’s) release of 30 new badges in exciting fields such as cybersecurity, environmental advocacy, mechanical engineering, robotics, computer science, and space exploration. The organization’s new and existing programming will unleash your girl’s strength and confidence in a supportive all-girl environment.

Monday 07/16/2018
How Free Technology Can Improve Teamwork
Updated: September 26, 2018 - 3:28 am

(NAPSI)—If you own or work for a small to midsize business, you’re far from alone. Such companies represent 95 percent of all firms and 63 percent of total employment.

Thursday 07/12/2018
Stop Summer Brain Drain With These Great Tips
Updated: September 26, 2018 - 3:28 am

(NAPSI)—If any of the estimated 51 million schoolkids in America is one you care about, here’s something that is important for you to know: While your children are enjoying a vacation from school, they may be forgetting some of what they learned, according to the U.S. Department of Education. Fortunately, there are ways to prevent the “summer brain drain.”

Wednesday 07/11/2018
Crowdfunding Opp Opens Door to Invest in Music Innovation
Updated: September 26, 2018 - 3:19 am

(NewsUSA) - DigiTrax Entertainment, Inc., a pioneer in the music technology industry, is offering forward-looking investors a chance to get involved in the future of music.

Friday 07/06/2018
A New Perspective on Robots and How They Will Shape Humanity
Updated: September 26, 2018 - 3:28 am

(NewsUSA) - Throughout the years, technology has improved drastically - creating machines and devices that were unimaginable 50 years ago. And perhaps the most advanced and interesting of society's technological advancements is robots - but it is also the most misunderstood.

Wednesday 06/27/2018
Music Innovation Company Scores Spot in Global Competition
Updated: September 26, 2018 - 3:20 am

(NewsUSA) - DigiTrax Entertainment, a music technology company pioneering the use of artificial intelligence for the music industry, has taken semi-finalist honors in the Association of Chinese Professionals of Atlanta and US China Innovation Alliance's InnoSTARS competition in Atlanta, Georgia.

Tuesday 06/26/2018
Not enough hours in the day? Try these handy shortcuts for time-consuming errands
Updated: September 26, 2018 - 3:28 am

(BPT) - Between work, kids, pets and more, everyday life can feel like … a lot. Add summer schedules to the mix, and things can get downright chaotic.

Step Up Your Kids' STEM Skills
Updated: September 26, 2018 - 3:28 am

(NAPSI)—A sound STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) education can be a good way for many students today to plan and prepare for great careers tomorrow.

Five Things You Didn't Know About Your Groceries—But You Could
Updated: September 26, 2018 - 3:28 am

New SmartLabel® Digital Tool Puts Detailed Information At The Fingertips of Shoppers

Thursday 06/21/2018
Technical Schools Create Pathway To In-Demand Careers
Updated: September 26, 2018 - 3:28 am

(NAPSI)—When it comes to higher education, one size does not fit all. Every student is wired differently. For some, a four-year college degree may be ideal, but for others, a technical training program may be the best option.

Wednesday 06/20/2018
5 tips for a bathroom worthy of any man cave
Updated: September 26, 2018 - 3:28 am

(BPT) - Every guy wants his own man cave, right? But an amazing bathroom is rarely part of that equation. Instead, too many men see a bathroom for its functionality when it could be about luxury, too. Why can't you have both?

It is possible to create a bathroom worthy of every modern gent and the tips below will show you how to make your bathroom into a space you will love to use.

* A fresh coat of paint. Switch out that drab white or brown with a soothing blue or another color that catches your attention. And don’t be afraid to hang some art or photographs on the wall. Having something to look at besides the mirror will make you want to spend more time in the bathroom.

* Finally, a throne. Comfort and luxury should be staples in every facet of your bathroom, including your toilet. Luckily, the right upgrades can turn any toilet into a throne, especially with TOTO’s WASHLET S550e with EWATER+. This highly advanced personal cleansing system leads to a new level of luxury and hygiene. A unique, self-cleaning wand offers comfortable warm water to cleanse. You can adjust the temperature and pressure as you see fit for total control. Once the washing cycle is complete, gentle warm air follows to dry. No need for toilet paper, which saves money and benefits the planet.

In addition, TOTO’s WASHLET features high-tech innovations such as an auto-open/close seat and lid, electrolyzed water to keep your toilet bowl fresh and clean, an ergonomically-contoured heated seat for maximum comfort and in-bowl catalytic deodorizer, taking your luxury bathroom experience to the next level.

* Warm up the floors. Your toilet seat needn’t be the only thing in your bathroom that’s heated. In fact, installing heated floors in your bathroom can provide a much-appreciated dose of comfort once cooler temperatures kick in. Many homeowners have shied away from this project in the past because of cost concerns, but additional options on the market have increased affordability.

* Reinvent the shower experience. Guys generally prefer showers to taking a bath, but preferring the former doesn’t mean you have to give up the comfort of the latter. TOTO’s versatile G Series Rain Shower will transform your shower into a luxury experience and — most importantly — get you clean and feeling refreshed. The G Series Rain Shower offers touch button multimode water technologies, allowing you to choose the kind of shower you desire. From the restorative Comfort Wave to the fully enveloping Warm Spa, you control the spray mode for a completely customizable shower experience. It's the perfect choice whether you’re just beginning or ending your day.

* A fan of the fan. If you’ve ever dealt with moisture issues in your bathroom, taking on this cleaning project even once should be all the motivation you need to install the proper bathroom fan. The market is flooded with options and finding the right one for your bathroom can take a little bit of research. Understand how often you'll need to run your fan and how large your bathroom is and you’ll be on your way to a drier bathroom with more relaxing moments and fewer cleaning necessities in the future.

Start recreating your bathroom today

Your man cave deserves a great bathroom, and this vital room in your house doesn't need to be a functional afterthought. Complete the scene and build the bathroom of your dreams easily with the tips above. It's a surefire way to complete your cave in no time.

Tuesday 06/12/2018
5 important tips to recruit and retain millennials
Updated: September 26, 2018 - 3:28 am

(BPT) - As millennials continue to expand their share of the workforce in this country, they’re using their influence to change the workplace to their advantage.

'Democratized Data' Helps Marketing
Updated: September 26, 2018 - 3:28 am

(NAPSI)—Today's global marketplace needs reliable, accessible data. Unfortunately, this invaluable data is often unreachable for businesses lacking the resources, sourcing know-how or budget. Equally as problematic, today's data industry is complicated, fragmented, inefficient and often ineffective, wasting millions in time and money. This is why DataBlockChain.io is "democratizing" big data, leveling the field by giving small and medium-sized businesses access to critical data they need in one convenient platform. It's providing the reliable data needed to operate a business efficiently.

Monday 06/11/2018
New AI Platform Protects Musicians' Work
Updated: September 26, 2018 - 3:19 am

(NewsUSA) - Any music artist - regardless of his or her level of fame - will tell you that chief among their many concerns about the business is guarding against copyright infringement and protecting the work.

Saturday 06/09/2018
Don’t Let Your Personal Data End up on the Dark Web
Updated: September 26, 2018 - 3:28 am

(StatePoint) Consumers today give out personal information all the time -- from shopping online to signing up for special promotional offers to filling out job applications.

Friday 06/08/2018
Ready to switch wireless carriers? Answer these 6 important questions first
Updated: September 26, 2018 - 3:28 am

(BPT) - Changing your wireless carrier is an important (and potentially expensive) decision. Before you make the switch, answer these simple questions to make sure you make the move that’s right for you.

Thursday 06/07/2018
Be prepared for the 2018 storm season
Updated: September 26, 2018 - 3:28 am

(BPT) - For millions of Americans, the devastation of the 2017 storm season is still fresh in their minds. According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, the cumulative cost of the weather events in the U.S. was $306.2 billion. Whether you were directly affected by one of those storm systems, or saw images of flooded neighborhoods, there’s probably one question that you’re now asking yourself.

Tips to Upgrade Your Home Gaming Experience
Updated: September 26, 2018 - 3:28 am

(StatePoint) Whether going on an epic adventure, hunting for treasure, exploring vast wondrous lands, or playing sports, video gamers are always seeking the latest ways to create the ultimate experience at home.

Wednesday 06/06/2018
Artificial Intelligence Platform Music to Producers' Ears
Updated: September 26, 2018 - 3:21 am

(NewsUSA) - Artificial intelligence (AI) is everywhere, and more markets recognize AI's potential to help businesses achieve greater results in less time. The music industry in particular is embracing how AI can help increase productivity and foster creativity.