Leagas Delaney hires Fitzsimons and Crothers
Leagas Delaney, the independent London-based agency, has hired the Irish creative duo David Fitzsimons and Peter Crothers as copywriters.
In the Spotlight: Jonathan Young, National Geographic Society
This week's edition of "In the Spotlight" features Jonathan Young, chief technology officer of the National Geographic Society in D.C. Young previously was senior vice president of technology operations at Ancestry.com. Want to be considered for a future "In the Spotlight" feature? Submit your announcements here or email ... (more)
Tue May 14, 2013
Chris Hadfield and Benedict Cumberbatch are interstellar cousins, reveals Ancestry.ca
Researchers at Ancestry.ca, Canada's leading family history resource, have discovered that Hadfield, who returned from his mission as Commander of the International Space Station on Monday evening, has broken ground in making space exploration accessible to the masses, with his awe-inspiring photos of Earth from the ISS that have grabbed the ... (more)
Mon May 13, 2013
Memo to recent college grads: Big data jobs are your future
You may have heard: big data is big. Target uses it to push baby gear onto expectant moms.
Fri May 10, 2013
'Family Tree' comes to HBO
So HBO's newest comedy, "Family Tree," about a man tracing his roots, should have built-in appeal for those not already sold by the name of co-creator Christopher Guest .
Adopted son meets biological mother after 30 years
Spencer Williams waited 30 years to meet his biological mother. The Pickens man was just five months old when his mother was forced to give him up for adoption in Alaska.
Wed May 08, 2013
C.B. Bernard, Chasing Alaska
Anyone who has lost a weekend pursuing their heritage through the waggling leaves of Ancestry.com understands the dynamic driving C.B. Bernard 's Chasing Alaska: A Portrait of the Last Frontier Then and Now .
Mon May 06, 2013
Eastman's Online Genealogy Newsletter
Online Databases Help to Commit Real Estate Fraud
Many genealogy organizations are upset that our elected officials and other bureaucrats want to delete Social Security Numbers from the Social Security Death Index .
Sun May 05, 2013
Libraries Offer Free Tools for Tracing Your Family Roots
Do you want to learn about your family history? You have free access to services and experts, if you can get to a local library.
Sat May 04, 2013
Eastman's Online Genealogy Newsletter
Genealogists Spend a LOT of Money
"People curious about family history spent a whopping $2.3 billion on genealogy products and services last year, according to a study by market research firm Global Industry Analysts.
Fri May 03, 2013
Build a Digital Family Tree With These 5 Tools
Amateur genealogists hoping to uncover a link to Abe Lincoln can easily turn to the web to dig in their ancestor's closet.
Thu May 02, 2013
Family History Center extends hours
The Family History Center located at 851 Forest Ave. has expanded its hours of operation.
College Park Man to be Sentenced May 10 in Real Estate Scheme
A 25-year-old College Park man is scheduled to be sentenced May 10 for participating, along with three others, in a scheme to fraudulently sell homes in DC earlier this year.
Wed May 01, 2013
Ancestry.com Management Discusses Q1 2013 Results - Earnings Call Transcript
Good day, everyone, and welcome to the to Ancestry.com First Quarter Earnings Conference Call.
Local woman meets sister after 40 years
Mission Beach resident Sandra Estes didn't find out until age 14 that she had been adopted, and at the same time she found out she had siblings.
Ebay boss welcomed home
John McCabe Senior Vice President of Global Operations of PayPal whoe,s Grandfather Owen McCabe is from Dundalk with Barry O Leary Chief Executive IDA at the offical opening of ebay inc FOR one of Ebay's top executives, the opening of their European headquarters in Dundalk had an added resonance and meaning.
Fri Apr 26, 2013
Troy Daily News
Genealogy help offered
The first session will be May 6. Whether you are new to genealogy, or trying to find that elusive ancestor, volunteers will be there to offer advice and help.
Thu Apr 25, 2013
Customer Interaction Solutions
Message Bus CEO to Speak at Opscode #ChefConf 2013 Friday
Message Bus, the pioneer of cloud-native infrastructure for email, mobile and social messaging, announced that Message Bus CEO and Co-Founder Jeremy LaTrasse will speak at 1:45 p.m. this Friday at #ChefConf 2013, Opscode's annual user conference being held at the Hyatt Regency in San Francisco.
DNA Tests for Ethnicity & Genealogical DNA testing at AncestryDNA
Discover if you're part Scandinavian, West African, or maybe Native American. Meet a third cousin for the first time.
5 cool things DNA can do
Happy National DNA Day ! April 25 marks the 60th anniversary of scientists' discovery of the double helix.