— MASHABLE — Google Glass died in 2015. And while there have been numerous rumblings about a second-generation version, it has yet to materialize in any official capacity. But, as it turns out, Glass isn’t completely dead. Sure, for you, me, and all the cool Spectacles-wearing teens, Glass will never be …Read More
— NPR WEEKEND EDITION — Remember Google Glass? They’re the headsets that look like regular glasses but have a small computer on the side to speak to and access the Internet. If that’s not ringing a bell, it could be because Google Glass fizzled out and was discontinued in the consumer market. …Read More
— 90.1 FM WABE — Google Glass didn’t do so well when it first launched, and is no longer in production for consumers, but the high-tech glasses are getting a second life in manufacturing. One of the pioneers of this technology is an agricultural manufacturing company based in Duluth, Georgia …Read More
Q&A: John Driskell Hopkins of the Zac Brown Band talks Atlanta Pops Orchestra, New Record, The Vista Room
— ATLANTA BUSINESS CHRONICLE — In addition to his work with the multi-platinum selling, three-time Grammy Award-winning Zac Brown Band, John Driskell Hopkins recently partnered with the Atlanta Pops Orchestra to reissue “In The Spirit: A Celebration of the Holidays,” which features guest appearances from the Indigo Girls, Balsam …Read More
— 90.1 FM WABE, “CITY LIGHTS with LOIS REITZES” — Zac Brown Band founding member John Driskell Hopkins has added his voice to the Christmas canon. Last year, he teamed up with the Atlanta Pops Orchestra for “In The Spirit: A Celebration of the Holidays.” By Gabbie Watts [no_button …Read More
— Southern Jewelry News — Q: What are the trends that you are seeing in retail with high-value goods shipping? A: We are seeing more and more goods sold online. Luxury e-commerce is exploding. According to Technavio’s Global Luxury E-tailing Market Report 2015-2019, global sales in the luxury e-commerce market …Read More
— BLOOMBERG RADIO — Guest Robert B. Crain, Senior VP, AGCO Corp, discussing the completion of AGCO’s 100,000th windrower (a self-propelled agricultural harvester) and how technology is the “next great frontier” in farming.Read More
Watkins McGowan client Ally Commerce was recently featured in the Wall Street Journal.
UPS Invests to Learn About Direct Online Sales
It takes a stake in startup Ally Commerce, which allows brand manufacturers to set up websites and bypass middlemen…
Atlanta Area Doctor Creates Special Sunscreen
It’s summer and that health officials once again remind people to properly protect themselves from the sun. “Although people of color do have extra melanin in the skin, the protection factor is only about an eight to a 12 SPF. And that’s far below the recommended minimum protection level of 20 SPF,” says Dr. Marcia Williams….