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Securus Technologies

Securus Technologies is an advanced corrections facility technology company that was founded in 1986. I’ve seen there base office in Dallas, Texas, but they have offices all over the country and continues to grow every day. They are currently working with over 2,500 prisons all over the United States. They are very focused on advances in technology and in just three years they had invested over $600 million in patents, acquisitions, and innovative technologies.


I find it very important to invest in a company that is focused on customer service. Securus has devoted itself to the needs of the people within the correctional and law enforcement agencies. They work to bring quality service and good calling signals to all over their customers, which is the main reason they caught my attention. As of right now, they are one of the largest telecommunication companies within the correctional facility community. They serve prisons in 45 states, Canada, and Mexico. They provide cell phones service to over a million person occupants that live all over the world. I also noticed that they have made several impressive acquisitions over the past several years, including Guarded Exchange, Jpay, and CellBlox.


As I mentioned, Securus is known for their outstanding customer service. That is supported by the comments and reviews of their customers and clients. These comments came from the officials in correctional facilities all over the world. Securus is constantly creating new services and options for their clients, and that is what these comments are in reference to. One corrections facility was able to use Securus to identify an inmate in possession of contraband. The calls were also used to discover the use of drugs, alcohol, and access to cell phones. Another facility identified a potential safety threat using Securus’ advanced technology. This was all thanks to the covert alert ability.

This entry was posted on Monday, July 10th, 2017 || . ||

Talk Fusion Lands Industry Award

The internet has dramatically changed the way that people interact with and do business with each other. Talk Fusion, founded by CEO Bob Reina, has been at the forefront of this innovation by creating a suite of marketing solutions for video and audio communication. Talk Fusion has quickly risen to the top of the Video Marketing Solutions industry and now they are being rightfully rewarded for it. Talk Fusion was recently decorated with the 2016 Communications Solutions Product of the Year Award from the team at Technology Marketing Corporation.

Technology Marketing Corporation likes to award industry leaders who focus on bringing new and engaging concepts to their particular field: communication solutions. Rich Tehrani, the CEO at TMC, said in a press release that the winners of the award were, ” True leaders within their industries, these honorees represent the best of the best products and solutions available on the market today.” Tehrani’s words were not taken lightly by any of the winners of the award, least of all by Talk Fusion CEO Bob Reina.

Reina has been the candid and vocal leader at Talk Fusion since the company was first established back in 2007. Upon receiving the award from Tehrani and TMC, Reina was quick to put out his own statement. Reina said, “This is just the beginning.” Reina went on to applaud his hard working IT team as well as all of the other members of his staff. Reina pointed out that his company succeeds because they are so focused on staying ahead of the pack and staying ahead of the curve.

Talk Fusion received their award honor for their work on the Video Chat application that has recently been tearing up the sales charts. This application is part of Talk Fusion’s marketing suite and it is one of their most innovative products to date. The Video Chat application runs on WebRTC technology and it allows users to interface together in real time via video messaging from anywhere in the world across any platforms. Talk Fusion will continue to excel so long as they offer these sorts of innovative products.

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This entry was posted on Thursday, June 29th, 2017 || . ||

How has Success Academy avoided the problems public schools often have?

Public education in the United States is in crisis. So much so, American students tend to fall far below their counterparts in other developed countries in testing, and within the United States public school students are failing or dropping out in record numbers.


Charter schools in the U.S., however, are often educating and graduating students with exceptional testing scores and with the ability to be accepted at some of the best universities in the country. Charter schools like New York-based Success Academy network are doing so without any of the typical problems public schools have to face. How has this happened, and what has Success Academy done to avoid the problems public schools generally face.


Discipline, a dress code and hard work — Much of the life of a student at a Success Academy school is based around three things. Discipline, a dress code and hard work.


What that means is, unlike in public schools where dress code is lax, where discipline is overlooked as teachers are simply overwhelmed, and where hard work is not stressed, Success Academy stresses all three.


That is because its founder believes, if these three things are covered it then leaves the school free to offer a high quality education for all of its students, without having to waste its precious time and resources on other things.


The type of education a Success Academy student receives — The type of education a typical student at a Success Academy receives is markedly different from that of a normal public school as well.


Instead, of being stuck in a classroom all day listening to a teacher talk, a Success Academy student only has 80 minutes of formal instruction. The rest of the day is spent working on group projects with peers, inquiry-based learning and being involved in electives like playing chess, dancing, photography, robotics and entrepreneurship.


For a Success Academy student that means, while discipline may be strict, the education itself and the being in school is fun and, while subjects like English, math and science are stressed, they are presented in a way that students enjoy.


No wonder Success Academy students test in the top 10 percent of the state in all the core subjects.




The Remarkable Paul Mampilly

Paul Mampilly joined Banyan publishing company as a senior editor in the year 2016. Over time, he has specialized in helping main street Americans grow their wealth through investments, technology, small-caps stocks and special opportunities.

Paul got into Wall Street in 1991, where he began his career at Bankers Trust as an assistant portfolio manager. He really was good at what he did and this was vivid by his advancements to prominent positions at Deutsche Bank and ING. These positions allowed him to manage multimillion-dollar accounts, which he did successfully. His skills and familiarities to Wall Street led the owners of Kinetic Asset Management, a hedge fund based in New York, to recruit him in order to manage the $6 billion firm in 2006. Just as Remarkable as Paul is, the hedge fund remarkably increased its assets to $25 billion under his leadership. This caught Barron’s attention and named the hedge fund as one of the “World’s Best” for averaging 26% annual returns.

Further, Paul Mampilly was invited to take part in the well known prestigious investment competition designed by the Templeton Foundation. He was given $50 million for investment which he generated returns within a single year to $88 million. This might be an obvious thing for such a person to achieve but the impressive part is that; he did it during the 2008 and 2009 financial crisis. When most people could not avoid losing their investments during the crisis, Paul Mampilly still managed to be remarkable.

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About Paul Mampilly

After a long while of making money for the Ultra rich, Paul decided to shift his focus in retirement to spend time with family and to give back to the industry by helping everyday people in profiting from their investments. During this time, Paul founded the popular newsletters Profit Unlimited and Extreme Fortunes and his 2017 new research service called True Momentum.

Paul has developed a routine where he always rises early in the morning at around 0530hrs to go through all the news about current market trends around the world and North America, in the USA and Canada. Afterward Paul checks on companies that he tracks. This has enabled Paul to stay informed on the current trend of the market and closely monitors specific companies of interest. This is a clear indication on Paul’s effort in remain remarkable at his Job. Paul Mampilly is also known to carry out extensive research before rushing into something. He knows how to do things, how to do them and when to do them. This shows how wise he is as a person and with the market. Paul remains remarkable at what he does and this reflects to his personal life to.

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This entry was posted on Tuesday, June 27th, 2017 || . ||

Relax Knowing Your Money Is In Good Hands

There are thousands of local and business residents that rely on the NexBank name for trusted and quality financial services in the Dallas area. They have been serving their clients for well over 60+ years. Discover the benefits of knowing that you can have financial freedom with minimal account fees. Customers have the comforts of speaking to a live customer service professional over the an automated system like their competitor financial networks. Rest assured your finances are protected with over $40 billion dollars in assets and a modest FDIC government backed insurance for additional protection when and where you need it.

John Holt, CEO and President, successful runs NexBank and played the role as keynote speaker at a Texas Strategic Financial Opportunity Annual Conference. They focus on three core financial services including industrial, commercial, and investing banking. However, Holt, still has a strong focus on his personalized account holders. They’re also hoping to use their $24 million dollars in common equity to expand their general counsel. He would also like to add leadership professionals by a few top professionals this year. Their customers can rest assured that they will have the benefits of integrated services that are unmatched by anyone.

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This entry was posted on Saturday, June 24th, 2017 || . ||

Lovaganza: Bringing Technology And Peace

Lovaganza from Colin Hesterly on Vimeo.

Lovaganza will begin their worldwide caravan tour in 2017. Released sequentially from that tour will be the event’s first trilogy of films, on which principal photography has already begun. During the tour, a new kind of cinema will be revealed called IMMERSCOPE. IMMERSCOPE features a screen that is one hundred and eighty degrees, producing theatrically intimate viewing of films in similitude to three dimensions without the need for any kind of glasses. Imagine all the exciting immersive things which come from 3D–the spectacle and intrigue–combined with the intimacy of a live theatrical production. Now imagine it all on a huge screen with vibrant colors and deeply moving entertainment drawing in viewers. This is something like IMMERSCOPE, soon to be featured on Lovaganza’s traveling caravan, and the 2020 main event.

Lovaganza was originally slated for a 2015 release, but as technology developed, the producers realized that this was too early for what they had planned. Wisely waiting for technology to catch up with their designs, the people behind Lovaganza decided to whet the world’s appetite with a traveling convoy which showcases not just the technology and upcoming films, but the core premise behind the Lovaganza extravaganza that will launch internationally. The launch will happen in 2020, and the events will last for four months. Lovaganza is set to take place in Oceania, America, Africa, Asia, Europe, and The Middle East. With the timeframe involved in the pre-launch caravan, and the four months of launch that are coming soon, potentially billions will be able to experience the joy and immersion Lovaganza’s new cinematic innovation portends.

But there’s more than just movies to get excited about. Lovaganza will also feature groundbreaking technology in booths across each event center’s spread like what was traditionally seen at the World’s Fairs of yesteryear on j-scott.com. From interactive booths with new tech to presentations and live entertainment, there are quite a few recommendable attractions in the works; and they’re designed to delight the eyes and minds of people from all ages, people groups, and genders.

It’s four years until Lovaganza will bring its ground-breaking new technology to the world; but that’s four years which will definitely pass quickly as buzz and intrigue about this event increases on itself with the coming years. Check out updates and news at lovaganza.com.

Learn more about Lovaganza: https://www.designideas.pics/lovaganza-2020/

This entry was posted on Sunday, September 4th, 2016 || . ||

ClassDojo to Roll Out Student Stories to Allow Better Sharing of Classwork

Since not many parents get to know what their kids do at school apart from just homework, ClassDojo intends to change all that by including Student Stories to its application. This new platform will allow students to share classwork activities such as poems and experiments through videos and photos with their parents.

Liam Don, the Chief Product Officer and Co-Founder of ClassDojo, told The 74 most students only share their homework activities with their parents while the other exciting activities are left out. Consequently, he expressed his hopes in boosting student learning, as dinner table interactions and conversations about school or class will increase.

Educators such as Stephanie Smith, a Roy Waldron fourth grade teacher, also indicated positive impacts of the Student Stories in an interview with The 74. According to her, the platform will enable students to archive as well as gain pride in their activities. Archiving their work will give students a chance to assess their growth.

Other educators such as Cindy Price asserted that the new tool will promote self-confidence among the students since it will trigger and increase a sense of pride in each of their activities in class. ClassDojo expects the new platform to gain enormous popularity among parents and teachers in comparison to its existing platforms such as Class Story and School Story.


ClassDojo is an education communication platform that has been garnering massive popularity in the academic or education sector, especially in the United States. A testament to this is fact is the current rating whereby 2 in 3 schools utilize the services of ClassDojo. This year, the platform reached a record of 85,000 schools in the US boasting of both private and public academic institutions. It makes it easier for teachers, parents and students to connect with each other in a bid to share the activities taking place at school. This is usually done through the sharing of messages, videos as well as pictures.

Apart from assisting teachers in implementing progressive ideas regarding education matters such as personalized learning, it has turned schools and class rooms into close-knit communities. Consequently, this has created a positive culture in schools and among students, which share the belief of improving education together. Apart from the impressive leadership qualities of the company’s leaders, it boasts of a team of educators, designers and engineers whose background can be traced from various companies such as Google, Airbnb, Dropbox, Y Combinator as well as charter and public schools.


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This entry was posted on Tuesday, August 9th, 2016 || . ||

A Review of Dick DeVos’s Business Interests

Dick is a renowned American entrepreneur and philanthropist. His father, Richard DeVos is the co-founder of Amway Corporation. This is a conglomerate, which mainly deals in the distribution of healthcare, personal care and household products. The firm distributes the aforementioned products via an intricate network of independent sales agents, who recruit other dealers. This chain goes all the way down until the products reach the consumers.

DeVos began working at Amway straight out of college in 1974. He held several positions within the organization. One decade into his Amway career, Dick was appointed Vice President. This role also made him an overseer of the firm’s set-ups in 18 countries. After helping Amway record massive profits, Dick left in 1989 to pursue his personal interests. He started Windquest Group, a firm involved in the production and marketing of closet and storage organizers.

DeVos was appointed to head NBA team Orlando Magic by his father in 1991. The family had just acquired the sporting franchise and wanted a proven business leader to head it. Dick was the most suited person for the role. He led the basketball franchise through one of the most successful spells in its history. During this time, he was also involved in the day to day operations of Windquest Group. In 1993, Dick DeVos was appointed Amway’s president by the firm’s board to succeed his father. His term was eventful because he oversaw sweeping changes within the organization. Strategic restructuring saw the firm become one of the best-run corporations.

Dick’s Family Life, Education and Charity

The Grand Rapids native has had notable success in business, philanthropy, political activism and sports. He has constantly been named among the most prominent humanitarians. He founded the Dick and Betsy DeVos Foundation, through which they support different initiatives in Grand Rapids and beyond. The foundation has benefitted numerous organizations and causes. These include Grove City College, Rehoboth Christian School, the Regional Air Alliance of West Michigan, and Kids Hope USA.

Being a supporter of the Republican Party, Dick DeVos is involved in political advocacy. He has used his personal funds to support several legislations. Besides this, he is a dynamic civic leader, and spearheads local initiatives including the Grand Action. Dick is also an accomplished author. He is credited with penning blockbuster “Rediscovering American Values”, which was critically acclaimed. Mr. DeVos is a graduate of the famed Forest Hills school system, and Northwood University. He is similarly an accomplished sailor and aviator. He has won numerous sailing competitions.

This entry was posted on Wednesday, August 3rd, 2016 || . ||

What Made Sanjay Shah Create Autism Rocks?

If you do not know who Sanjay Shah is, do not worry. He is an entrepreneur who is known for his company which is doing business in the United Kingdom and various parts of the world. His company is called Solo Capital and it is headquartered in London, UK. The company was formed in 2011 and it is regulated under the laws of the United Kingdom. It is also known as Solo Capital UK or Solo Capital Limited.


Sanjay Shah, Solo Capital’s CEO did not always think he would be a businessman one day. In fact, he set out to do medicine first. He had enrolled at King’s College to do medicine but he later made the decision to do accounting. He worked at Marril Lynch for his first job after school.


Life has never been easy for Sanjay, after he got back to his feet and formed his company, he got a son. However, the doctors gave him the sad news that his son was autistic and that he suffered from a condition called ADHD. The doctors could not do much because there was a waiting list. He could not even afford taking his son for therapy in Dubai since there was a long waitlist. He was told to wait for five years. His son also suffered from food allergies as a result of the condition.


Due to his son’s condition, Sanjay devoted himself to help find the cure for autism. He is interested in research and helping other people who have children suffering from the condition to get medical attention. He organizes global concerts in various countries so as to create awareness. During the concerts, artists such as Prince, Snoop Dogg and Michael Buble perform and the money raised is channeled to research into the condition. He also has bought a domain name for the association called Autism Rocks Foundation.


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This entry was posted on Saturday, July 2nd, 2016 || . ||