All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘USA Today’

Diabetes Management Goes ‘Bionic’ With New Device

Researchers involved in two National Institutes of Health-funded studies have developed a ‘bionic’ pancreas that monitors a patient’s blood sugar levels and makes Type 1 diabetes more manageable. Created by researchers at Boston University and Massachusetts General Hospital, the experimental device is not actually an organ or something transplanted within a patient’s body. It involves three parts: two pager-sized hormone …

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Paulina Gretzky Makes Cover Of Golf Digest

Paulina Gretzky has made the cover of Golf Digest, dressed in a sports bra and form-fitting white pants, much to the dismay of LPGA tour players who believe they don’t get the respect as golfers that they deserve. The issue has come under fire for featuring Paulina Gretzky, who has yet to earn her LPGA playing card and whose claim …

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Maria Bartiromo Launching New Show on Fox News

Maria Bartiromo will launch a new business show on Fox News Channel on March 30. Sunday Morning Futures with Maria Bartiromo will air at 10:00 am ET as part of the network’s Sunday morning lineup. Bartiromo is well known for her work as a business journalist and Fox is playing up her reputation and experience. In an announcement on their …

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“Puppy Love” Ad Wins USA Today’s 26th Annual Ad Meter

If you are not into the Super Bowl for the football and competitive sportsmanship, you are probably watching the Super Bowl for the commercials. The Super Bowl’s commercials help make the yearly football championship game what it is, where various brands and companies spend millions of dollars and use unique humor, music, and talent to market their product to you. …

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USA Today Founder Al Neuharth Dies

Al Neuharth, founder of USA Today and former chairman of Gannett died on Friday, reportedly after falling. He died in his home in Cocoa Beach, Florida at the age of 89. USA Today has compiled a round-up of reactions to his death. Among these are comments from Gannett CEO Gracia Martore, Tom Brokaw and Larry King. Martore said, “This is …

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Wall Street Journal remains No. 1 US newspaper

According to the Audit Bureau of Circulation, the Wall Street Journal is still the number one most circulated publication in America. On average the Journal sells about 2.1 million weekday editions of their paper. USA Today comes in just behind them at 1.8 million papers per day and the New York Times ranks in third place selling 1.6 million weekday …

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Kermit The Frog Talks Tech Troubles

Kermit The Frog answered a few poignent questions about technology and social media in a compelling interview with Talking your Tech on USA Today. In the interview, Kermit admits he is not the real person behind his Facebook and Twitter posts, saying he farms that work out. When it comes to texting and Tweeting, the lovable muppet is “all thumbs.” …

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USA Today Launches Interactive “Matchup Mania”

USA TODAY Sports Media Group today launched its first interactive bracket game (hosted on Facebook) to allow men’s college basketball fans around the country to compete in groups with friends, fellow alumni, co-workers, and others in their area while continuously trying to predict the matchup winners during each round of the NCAA Final Four Tournament. The game, “Matchup Mania,” is …

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USA Today Releases New iPhone App

USA Today has released new app for iPhone and iPod touch. The new USA Today App includes a new user experience including simplified navigation with easier and faster access to readers’ favorite features. The USA Today App now features new photo galleries, larger photos, more video in articles and optimized sports scores with more game results and schedules for each …

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Best And Worst Super Bowl Ads: Vote On Facebook

Facebook and USA Today are hosting an “Ad Meter” at facebook.com/sports, where people can go to express who had the best and worst Super Bowl ads by casting votes. The voting starts at kickoff, and runs until 6PM ET on Tuesday. Results will be announced later that night. “While the USA TODAY Ad Meter has historically been the authority on …

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