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QOTD: Cross Country Cruiser?

There are some Q-Ships which are designed to simply eat up the miles. Despite the proliferation of cheap(er) airline tickets, there is definitely a group of people who would rather drive to their cross-country destination than get in a metal sky tube with a hundred other humans. Fair enough. Your assignment, should you choose to […] The post QOTD: Cross Country Cruiser? appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Autos, Chevrolet, Icon, Qotd, Custom, Caprice, News Blog, V8, LS, Jonathan Ward, Question of the Day, Erod, Reformer

Link About It: This Week’s Picks

Farewell to two cultural pioneers, debunking myths about women's bodies, our co-founder at SXSW and more Four New Statues of Women for NYC While NYC is scattered with statues of notable men, there are very few of women—just five, in fact. She Built NYC is commissioning four new statues of historical and influential women: Billie Holiday, Dr Helen Rodríguez Trías, Elizabeth Jennings Graham and Katherine …
Tags: Art, Books, Games, Gender, Space, Spacex, Design, Interviews, NYC, La, Nasa, Auctions, Board Games, Icon, Sxsw, Linkaboutit

ICON’s Reengineered 1966 Ford Bronco Up For Auction

With a percentage of the profits going to the Autotype Emerging Designer Scholarship Program, there’s a striking custom Autotype + Icon “Old School” BR #66 up for auction online now. This rebuild of a 1966 Ford Bronco (bright orange, of course) is impeccably executed, with a proprietary ICON Art Morrison chassis and coil-over suspension along with a removable full hard top. The auction ends this Friday, …
Tags: Auto, Design, Cars, Ford, Auction, Trucks, Icon, Vintage, Rebuild, Morrison, Ford Bronco, Moore & Giles

540 Sky Kids

Sky Kids is a project that puts children with special needs and disabilities in general aviation aircraft to give them confidence and self-esteem. In the news, Airbus announces that A380 production  will cease, Southwest Airlines declares an “operations emergency” concerning aircraft maintenance, Southwest is also conducting certification flights for routes to Hawaii, and Icon A5 demo flights spark calls to emergency dispatch. Guest Claire Schindler, event coordinator for Sky Kids California...
Tags: Hawaii, Arizona, Aviation, Airbus, Honda, Oakland, Electric, Icon, Faa, Southwest Airlines, Accel, Falcon, A380, Scottsdale, Southwest, Rolls Royce

Icon expands sixth fund to $375 mln, sells prior fund assets to Lexington

Icon Ventures, which backs Series B and C deals, announced it has expanded its current fund to $375 million from $265 million. Icon Managing General Partner Joe Horowitz said in a blog post the firm expanded its sixth fund to better compete in an environment that includes mega-funds and swelling round sizes. The firm said the expanded fund came with the support of current investors and by adding new investors, including Lexington Partners and the George Kaiser Family Foundation. Lexington Partne...
Tags: San Francisco, Trends, Palo Alto, Funds, Icon, Lexington, Lexington Partners, Joe Horowitz, George Kaiser Family Foundation Lexington Partners, Icon Ventures VI

Icon Snags $9M for Tech to Print 3D Homes in 24 Hours for $4,000

Austin—Icon Technology, a company that builds 3D-printed homes and was permitted to construct its first home in Austin, TX, earlier this year, has closed a $9 million seed round of funding.The company plans to use some of the money to continue building homes in the U.S. and in the developing world, where it is working with a nonprofit organization, New Story, to build 3D-printed homes. New Story and Icon developed a 3D printer for fabricating large objects, called the Vulcan, which the groups s...
Tags: Startups, Y Combinator, Texas, Crowdfunding, Trends, Startup, 3d Printing, 3d Printer, 3D, Icon, Crowdsource, Nonprofit, Building, Austin TX, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Vulcan Capital

How to Hide Your App Folder Names in iOS

If you’re the kind of person who uses a little creativity when organizing the apps on your iPhone or iPad—by icon color, for example—it might be time to take your device’s look to the next level. Sure, you can name your folders something descriptive and/or witty, like “yellow” instead of the category of the apps found…Read more...
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Ios, Ipad, Apps, Science, App, Icon, Organize, App Icon, Folder

Conference Recap: Aria Finger on Inspiring Today’s Youth

According to Aria Finger, most sweeping generalizations about young people are wrong. With her General Session presentation on Tuesday at the 2018 PRSA International Conference in Austin, Texas, Finger set out to debunk the prevailing notion that millennials and Generation Zers are too distracted and unmotivated to be change agents. Finger’s attitude toward today’s youth is far from blind optimism. As the CEO of social activism nonprofit, her life’s work is centered around inspir...
Tags: America, Pr, Millennials, Icon, Young, Thought Leadership, Social Change, Digital Marketing, Freddie, PRSA, Generation Z, DoSomething, Gen Zers, Finger, Dean Essner, Freddie Bologno

Question of the Month: What Advice Would You Give a First-Timer at PRSA’s ICON?

For each issue, the editors of Strategies & Tactics ask PRSA members a “Question of the Month.” In honor of the upcoming ICON, we posed the following: What advice would you share for a first-timer at PRSA’s International Conference?   “After you build your schedule around content that’s most applicable to you, pick a wild-card session that’s totally different. You’ll be surprised how much you’ll learn from a topic that might not appeal to you at first glance.” — Dana Phelps CEO, Clairemont Comm...
Tags: Networking, Pr, Icon, PRSA, PRSA International Conference, Mary Deming Barber, PRSA News, Regina Luttrell, Dana Phelps, Clairemont Communications Raleigh N C, Barber Group Gig Harbor Wa, Social Media Syracuse University Syracuse

Icon and Charted by Architex

Inspired by two very different but equally alluring sources, Icon and Charted by Architex offer interesting interpretations of feminine beauty. Paying homage to Marilyn Monroe, Icon is a decadent velvet with both matte and shimmering sheens “dependent upon the curves and angles of your chosen upholstering piece.” Woven in Italy featuring bio-based content, Icon comes in an array of bold hues, including Hepburn, a rich Bordeaux; Monroe, a vibrant red; and Peron, a stately gray. Charted is insp...
Tags: Books, Italy, Marilyn Monroe, Icon, Embroidery, Bordeaux, Monroe, Hepburn, Peron, Surfaces, Fabrics, Velvet, Needlepoint, Recycled Content, Architex, Bio-based Content

ICON Preview: What Not to Miss in Austin From the TrendKite Team

This post is brought to you by Trendkite, a proud Platinum sponsor of the 2018 PRSA International Conference in Austin, Texas. The toughest part of traveling to another city for a conference is finding the time to research where you should eat and what sites you should see between panels, keynotes and networking sessions. When it comes to traveling to Austin, Texas for the PRSA 2018 International Conference on Oct. 7-9, we put together a quick guide for you, built on the advice of the TrendKite ...
Tags: Texas, Pr, Austin, Rudy, Icon, Sponsored Posts, Michelle, Greenbelt, Jo, Austin Texas, Lone Star State, UT, Matt, University of Texas, Austin City, Franklin

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ICON 2018 Preview: 4 Questions With Writing Expert and General Session Speaker Ann Handley

Ann Handley starts each day by writing an email to herself. For the Boston-based content strategist and digital marketer, it’s one way that she practices what she teaches: making writing a habit. In her daily emails to herself, “I don’t write about anything in particular,” said Handley, who will be the General Session speaker Oct. 9 during the PRSA 2018 International Conference in Austin, Texas. “Some days I’ll have something on my mind, and some days I won’t. You don’t have to use a quill pen a...
Tags: Writing, Boston, Pr, Storytelling, Icon, Thought Leadership, Austin Texas, Ann Handley, Handley, PRSA, John Elsasser, PRSAICON

What’s Hot in Seattle Biotech: Tech, Life Sciences Convergence & More

View the Slideshow Like a good cup of coffee, Seattle’s life sciences ecosystem is a balanced blend of complementary parts: research to find the underpinnings of disease, and information technology that helps scientists make sense of the data. That convergence was on display last week at Xconomy’s annual What’s Hot in Seattle Biotech event. Here are a few highlights from the day: Researchers in Seattle are already availing themselves of powerful new tools in their quest to understand dis...
Tags: Startups, Microsoft, Big Data, Cancer, Trends, Investing, It, People, Vc, Software, Alzheimer's Disease, Venture Capital, Biotech, Seattle, Icon, Life Sciences

New Music: Jaden Smith Feat. Will Smith & Nicky Jam “Icon (Remix)”

  After going viral last week via an IG teaser, Will Smith’s contribution to Jaden Smith & Nicky Jam’s reggaeton remix of “Icon” arrives in its entirety. Stream the cohesive collaboration from the trio after the jump. Hopefully a visual follows soon. Continue below…   Related: Jaden Smith Announces ‘Vision’ Tou
Tags: Jazz, Jaden Smith, Will Smith, Icon, New Music, Nicky Jam, Icon Remix, Jaden Smith Feat Will Smith, Jaden Smith Nicky Jam

Women Redux

It’s been only a few months since I blogged about the power and influence of women:21 February 2018Women… Ten, twelve years ago there were older women. Now there are older women younger than me. Weird. It’s some strange time/space warp I’m living in.Mature women are just all over the place. Take a look:Meet Fashion’s Next Generation: Over 60s… Baby boomers have been largely absent from advertising, especially in high-fashion, despite driving 42 percent of spending in the US, versus 13 percent fo...
Tags: New York, Advertising, US, Manhattan, Icon, Bryant Park, Chuck Nyren, Yazemeenah Rossi, Zoë Beery, Wendy Packer, Yazemeenah

An Interview with Jonathan Ward, Founder of Icon (Part 1)

Every designer's dream is to create the exact object they envision, unhindered by accountants, marketers and planned obsolescence. Industrial designers among you, think of every project you've worked on where the best engineering and materials were prohibitively expensive; the style needed to be compromised to appeal to a market you had no interest in; and the object couldn't be too durable, because the company needed the customer to come back and buy a new one in five years.Jonathan Ward has fo...
Tags: Design, Jay Leno, Virginia, New York City, Cars, Tesla, Ford, Chatsworth, Icon, Jonathan Ive, Coyote, Moma, Jamie, Ward, TIG, CNC

An Interview with Jonathan Ward, Founder of Icon

Every designer's dream is to create the exact object they envision, unhindered by accountants, marketers and planned obsolescence. Industrial designers among you, think of every project you've worked on where the best engineering and materials were prohibitively expensive; the style needed to be compromised to appeal to a market you had no interest in; and the object couldn't be too durable, because the company needed the customer to come back and buy a new one in five years.Jonathan Ward has fo...
Tags: Design, Jay Leno, Virginia, New York City, Cars, Tesla, Ford, Chatsworth, Icon, Jonathan Ive, Coyote, Moma, Jamie, Ward, TIG, CNC

3D Printed Homes by New Story and ICON

If you can’t get excited about 3D printed homes in the developing world for $4,000 for those living in extreme poverty, well…I don’t know what to say. Congrats to New Story and ICON. Simply amazing work (short video here). The post 3D Printed Homes by New Story and ICON appeared first on GeekEstate Blog.
Tags: Radio, 3d Printing, Icon, Social Good, New Story

Icon and New Story are pairing cheap 3D-printed homes with people in need

Icon, an ambitious new design and manufacturing firm specializing in 3D-printed materials, won this year's SXSW Accelerator Pitch Event by teaming up with New Story to bring cheap, fast, and sustainable homes to people in need. The post Icon and New Story are pairing cheap 3D-printed homes with people in need appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, Trends, Smart Home, Icon, Emerging Tech, Homes For Homeless, 3d Printed Homes, New Story

Will Smith Parodies His Son Jaden’s ‘Icon’ Music Video

Will Smith may have only joined Instagram in December, but his latest post proves he’s already mastered the platform. His son, Jaden Smith, released his debut hip-hop album, “Syre,” which recently reached 100 million streams on Spotify. To celebrate his son’s accomplishment, Will Smith did what any proud father would — he made his own […]
Tags: Spotify, News, Instagram, Jaden Smith, Will Smith, Icon, SYRE, Will Smith Parodies His Son Jaden

488 NASA Chief Historian

The NASA Chief Historian helps us look at some events from the past, anniversaries coming up, and what the future holds for NASA. Also, the International Trade Commission rules for Bombardier and against Boeing, more information about the pilot in the fatal Icon A5 crash, Putin wants a supersonic civilian airliner, and a look at big aerospace and defense deals in 2017. Guest Bill Barry, NASA Chief Historian. Dr. William P. Barry is the NASA Chief Historian. We talk with Bill about the upco...
Tags: UK, London, Putin, Vladimir Putin, Russia, Nasa, Canada, Paris, Amsterdam, Commission, Shanghai, New Zealand, Smithsonian, Aviation, Bill, Icon

480 General Aviation Trip Booking with Flightbridge

We talk with the founder and CEO of FlightBridge, which provides booking and reservation technology for services related to General Aviation trips. In the news, we look at pilotless airliners, the purchase of roadable airplane maker Terrafugia, the preliminary report from the NTSB on the recent Icon A5 crash, general aviation safety trends, the outlook for the A380, and Fort Worth delivers last F-16 fighter. Guest FlightBridge founder and CEO Dudley King. Dudley King is the founder and CE...
Tags: Safety, Emirates, Tim Clark, Dubai, Aviation, Airbus, Icon, Etihad, Fort Worth, Terrafugia, A380, Unmanned, Ntsb, Dudley, Etihad Airways, Rockwell Collins

Icon Rolls Out Old School Series for Toyota FJ Fans

Something wicked this way comes—wicked cool that is. Icon brought a handsomely traditional 1970 FJ40 Land Cruiser to this year’s SEMA show in Las Vegas. The classic FJ40 build introduces the company’s Old School Series, which falls between its traditional TLC concours-level 4×4 restorations and its full-blown, no-parts-left-unmodified full treatments. “We have customers who love the ICON ethos but who don’t necessarily want to get drawn into a lengthy conversion about their vehicle every time...
Tags: News, Toyota, Las Vegas, Icon, SEMA, Moore Giles, Jonathan Ward Icon, Brembo Sport Brakes

United Airlines Bids Farewell to the Queen

Souvenirs from the United 747 retirement ceremony The elegant contours and unmistakable forward hump of the Boeing 747 have been a common sight in the world’s skies for the last half-century. The 747, which coined the term “jumbo jet,” has been the flagship of many airlines and has flown extensively in the U.S. and around the globe. While the 747 continues to operate internationally with its two latest variants,  the 747-400 and the 747-8, its use by domestic passenger carriers is coming to a...
Tags: Retirement, San Francisco, Events, Spotlight, Chicago, Delta, Aviation, Newark, Icon, Boeing, Denver, United, United Airlines, Farewell, Airline News, David Smith

Why Iconix Brand Group Inc. Stock Lost 16% in August

Consumer-brand specialist Iconix Brand Group  (NASDAQ: ICON) stock sank 16% last month, according to data from S&P Global Market Intelligence.ICON data by YChartsContinue reading [Author: [email protected] (Demitrios Kalogeropoulos)]
Tags: Finance, Icon, Consumer Goods, 10% Promise, Demitrios Kalogeropoulos, Iconix Brand Group NASDAQ, A5acdca8-963a-11e7-963f-0050569d32b9, Iconix Brand Group Inc Stock Lost 16

Airplane crash off Maine coast? No, just a seaplane landing

CAPE NEDDICK, Maine (AP) — A plane crash reported in the waters off Maine wasn’t a crash at all. Vacaville, California-based airplane manufacturer Icon said Tuesday that one of its A5 amphibious aircraft landed in the water and was lifted by crane onto a yacht — all by design. Witnesses who saw the plane skip […]
Tags: News, Nation, Maine, Icon, Nation & World, Vacaville California, CAPE NEDDICK Maine

Highlights From Iconix Brand's Q2 2017 Report

Iconix Brand Group (NASDAQ: ICON) recently released disappointing numbers for the second quarter of 2017. Shares fell as a result, and investors are left waiting once again for signs that the business has stabilized.Data by YCharts.Continue reading [Author: [email protected] (Nicholas Rossolillo)]
Tags: Finance, Icon, Consumer Goods, Nicholas Rossolillo, Iconix Brand Group NASDAQ, D9021f2e-8144-11e7-9f9d-0050569d32b9

Icon Transforms 1965 Ford F-250 Into an Incredible Daily Driver

Los Angeles-based custom vehicle designer Jonathan Ward has become somewhat of a legend for his restomods that marry retro looks with modern performance. His company, Icon, just finished working its magic on this 1965 Ford F-250 Crew Cab, now powered by a modified 5.9-liter Cummins turbodiesel engine. Icon sought out a rare body style for this reformer project known as The Six-Pack for its ability to seat six people. The truck is finished in a metallic silver two-tone paint scheme. It also desig...
Tags: News, Los Angeles, Ford, Icon, Ward, Cummins, Jonathan Ward

Good Grief! Charlie Brown Is Sold Again!

Iconix Brand Group (NASDAQ: ICON) announced it is selling off its stake in Charles Schultz's Peanuts cartoons. The beloved Charlie Brown and his fellow Peanuts characters are being used to help get the company back on firm financial footing.The company announced on the morning of May 10 that it was closing down its entertainment segment, which consists of the Peanuts and Strawberry Shortcake brands, which are being sold to Canada-based DHX Media, most famous for the Teletubbies. Cash proceeds ...
Tags: Finance, Canada, Charles Schultz, Icon, Charlie Brown, Consumer Goods, Iconix, Strawberry Shortcake, DHX Media, Nicholas Rossolillo, Iconix Brand Group NASDAQ, 62347e44-397f-11e7-bd37-0050569d4be0