With thousands of press releases published each week, it can be difficult to keep up with everything on PR Newswire for Journalists. Here are some of this week’s most newsworthy:
On Feb. 26, MIT Technology Review announced its 10 Breakthrough Technologies list for 2020, featuring 10 recent advances predicted to have a big impact on our lives. For 19 years, this closely watched list has been an early identifier of key technological developments ranging from CRISPR to deep learning to the now internationally popular cow-free burger. This year, alongside the release of the list, MIT Technology Review debuted a new podcast titled Deep Tech. The first episode is one of four that will conduct a deep-dive into some of the technologies featured on the 2020 list.
In an effort to help empower passengers to make more informed decisions when booking flights, InsureMyTrip reveals which of the country’s busiest airports are more prone to flight cancellations and what passengers should know about airline cancellation policies.
Upgraded Points has recently unveiled the results of their latest data study — this one rating the degree of pet-friendliness for 50 of the most popular U.S. vacation destinations.
The White House Historical Association has just announced a first-ever collaboration with Brooks Brothers and a new accessories collection online and in its stores beginning Feb. 25. The exclusive collection features the Truman presidential seal and includes red, blue, and navy ties; a red double-sided bow tie; a blue double-sided bow tie; and navy bow tie; along with a multicolored pocket square. Dubbed the Presidential Collection, all items in the range are 100% silk and are crafted in the U.S.
S&P Dow Jones Indices released on Feb. 25 the latest results for the S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller Indices, the leading measure of U.S. home prices. Data released for December 2019 show that home prices continue to increase at a modest rate across the U.S. More than 27 years of history are available for these data series, and can be accessed in full by going to http://www.spdji.com.
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Larry Grady is online content manager at PR Newswire for Journalists. He has worked in business media for nearly 30 years and enjoys reality TV and daydreaming about travel and wine.