McAfee’s Safe Eyes application receives Mom Award

By Tucker HarringtonIt was recently announced that the McAfee Safe Eyes Mobile application has earned one of the top honors in the Mom's Choice Awards for family-friendly products and programs. The application received the gold award from the Mom's Choice panel of judges.This application is a filtered browser that allows parents to manage their child's internet use on the iPhone and iPad. It has received a number of recognition awards including honors from The ...
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NYFCC Awards announced winners this past Tuesday

By Tucker HarringtonThe New York Film Critics Circle Awards winners were announced this past Tuesday, and those who received the biggest honors of the night include Meryl Streep, Brad Pitt and the film "The Artist," according to AceShowBiz."The Artist" is a black-and-white silent movie and it garnered the top spot. In addition, its director Michel Hazanavicius was named Best Director."It's a celebration of cinema." John Anderson, the chairme...
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Gotham Independent Film Awards officially starts awards season

By Abigail RichardsThe Gotham Independent Film Awards took place in New York City Monday night, officially kicking off awards season. The big winners of the night included the films "The Tree of Life" and "Beginners," which tied for Best Feature of the night, according to The Associated Press.The ruling to honor both films was unprecedented, and jury member and actress Natalie Portman prerecorded a message, defending their choice, as they simply felt that ...
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Sarah Burton wins designer of the year at British Fashion Awards

By Tucker HarringtonThe annual British Fashion Awards took place last evening, and women took all of the big awards, according to The Telegraph.Alexander McQueen's chief designer, Sarah Burton, took home the biggest award of the night - Designer of the Year, as she created the wedding dress that the Duchess of Cambridge wore on her wedding day along with her sister, Pippa Middleton's, gown, the media outlet reports."This feels like the icing on the cake on a re...
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‘Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part Two’ big winner at BAFTA Children’s Awards

By Tucker HarringtonThe last installment of the "Harry Potter" series, "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part Two," was the big winner during the BAFTA Children's Awards this past Sunday night, according to The Guardian.The film earned the Feature Film prize, as it beat out stiff competition such as "Kung Fu Panda 2" and "Tangled." The winners are chosen by more than 400,000 7- to 14-year-olds, who voted online, the media outle...
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Award students before holiday break

By Abigail RichardsWhen it comes to pushing students to excel, a little recognition award can go a long way. Teachers and professors who are looking for a way to honor students who have truly succeeded this past semester may want to look into purchasing custom recognition awards.These awards can be given to as many students as a professor chooses. In some instances, a paper or a project can be so well done that it deserves some extra praise - one way to do this is to award th...
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Cars.com iPhone application awarded

By Tucker HarringtonIt was recently announced that Cars.com, an online resource for buying and selling new and used cars, has been awarded with the MarCom Platinum Award for its iPhone application. The application helps potential car buyers with finding information about various makes and models of available vehicles, provides the user with a financial tool to calculate monthly payments and shows expert reviews."Winning a Platinum Award for our app for iPhone is a great ...
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Finalists for inaugural Jerry Rice Award announced

By Tucker HarringtonThe 20 finalists for this year's Jerry Rice Award were announced this past Tuesday, and the list is nothing short of impressive, according to Fox News.This is the inaugural year of the Jerry Rice Award, which honors the freshman of the year in the Football Championship Subdivision. It is named after the iconic Jerry Rice, who started his amazing career at Mississippi Valley State University, where he broke records and became a two-time All-American.Th...
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University of Alabama’s football team honored with Disney Spirit Award

By Abigail RichardsEvery now and then, a team will be honored not for what it did on the field, but what it did for its community. That was the case for the University of Alabama's football team, as the Crimson Tide were recently awarded with the Disney Spirit Award for their help in the tornado recovery effort after the storms last April, according to The Huntsville Times."It really speaks well for the University of Alabama," coach Nick Saban told the news sou...
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Annual International Emmys took place in New York City last night

By Tucker HarringtonThe 39th annual International Emmy Awards Gala took place at the New York City's Hilton Hotel last night. The International Academy awards 10 Emmys and two special awards to those who produced television series outside of the U.S., according to Reuters.The big winners of the night were from the UK series "Accused," which was named Best Drama, and Best Actor went to the show's Christopher Eccleston.According to The Associated Press, the ...
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