Washington, DC - The Pacific Alliance countries of Chile, Colombia, Mexico, and Peru have selected 60 of their most dynamic entrepreneurs to participate in the Latin America IdEA Partnership (“La Idea”) Incubator Program. The selection is sponsored by the U.S. Department of State under the auspices of U.S. observership in the Pacific Alliance. The La Idea Incubator Program supports the creation of new, innovative companies with high-growth potential.

Washington, DC - Santa Claus is coming to town a little faster this year, thanks to his new Global Entry membership.  Global Entry is a U.S. Customs and Border Protection program that allows expedited clearance for pre-approved, low-risk travelers upon arrival in the United States.

West Lafayette, Indiana - Purdue University food safety researchers have developed a number of patented available technologies through the Office of Technology Commercialization that could provide more secure, safe food handling, processing and consuming.

West Lafayette, Indiana - Most people who said in a Purdue University nationwide survey that they planned to travel over the Christmas holiday expected to spend about the same on travel as last year or even less.

Washington, DC - “$1 gets you out of your current loan or lease!” According to Trophy Nissan in the Dallas area, consumers could end their loan or lease for a buck – less than the cost of one of those air fresheners hanging from the rearview mirror. Trophy also promised to “match your tax refund so you can use it for a down payment!”

San Diego, California - It’s a testament to the excitement building around emerging fifth-generation (5G) wireless technologies that with only one month’s notice, 130 key experts from academia, government and industry met at the University of California, San Diego for the recent CWC 5G Forum on Next-Generation Wireless Systems – an opportunity to share insights, best practices and remaining research questions about the emerging systems and applications that are expected to drive 5G user experience.