The Week in Press Releases: 10 Stories You Need to See

Published: Jan. 27, 2023 at 5:07 AM CST

A roundup of the most newsworthy press releases from PR Newswire this week, including the return of Lobsterfest and the inaugural State of Friendships report.

NEW YORK, Jan. 27, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- With thousands of press releases published each week, it can be difficult to keep up with everything on PR Newswire. To help journalists and consumers stay on top of the week's most newsworthy and popular releases, here's a recap of some major stories from the week that shouldn't be missed.

PR Newswire Weekly Press Release Roundup, Jan. 23-27, 2023. Photo provided by NASA....
PR Newswire Weekly Press Release Roundup, Jan. 23-27, 2023. Photo provided by NASA.

The list below includes the headline (with a link to the full text) and an excerpt from each story. Click on the press release headlines to access accompanying multimedia assets that are available for download.

  1. Strava Acquires Outdoor Adventure Platform, FATMAP
    FATMAP has built a global proprietary 3D mapping technology that will be enabled in all of Strava's services, empowering active individuals to holistically discover and plan an outdoor experience with curated local guides, points of interest, and safety information.
  2. Red Lobster® Welcomes Back Lobsterfest®
    During the highly anticipated celebration of all things lobster, guests will find there is something for every lobster lover on the menu with exciting dishes like NEW! Lobster & Shrimp Tacos and NEW! Lobster & Shrimp-Topped Sirloin, as well as a returning guest favorite, Lobster Lover's Dream®.
  3. The nominations are in and back on the big screen with the Regal Best Picture Film Festival
    Regal will showcase the best picture nominees at the Regal Best Picture Film Festival, taking place Friday, March 3, through Sunday, March 12. Tickets for each nominated title will be available for $6, with a special $5 price and $7 concession combo for Regal Crown Club members.
  4. NASA, DARPA Will Test Nuclear Engine for Future Mars Missions
    "NASA will work with our long-term partner, DARPA, to develop and demonstrate advanced nuclear thermal propulsion technology as soon as 2027. With the help of this new technology, astronauts could journey to and from deep space faster than ever – a major capability to prepare for crewed missions to Mars," said NASA Administrator Bill Nelson.
  5. Incredible Stuf Awaits! The OREO Brand's Most Playful Cookie Ever Twists Open the Most Playful World Ever
    Milk's favorite cookie unveils the Most OREO OREO and invites Martha Stewart to dunk into the OREOVERSE, the brand's first-ever metaverse experience.
  6. State of Friendships: The First-Ever Meetup Measurement Report Reveals Global Stats and Insights on Hobbies, Interests and New Friendships People are actively looking to get together in 2023, and they want to meet face-to-face. As the report reveals, 71% of all Meetup events were in person.
  7. The 2023 McDonald's All American Games Final 48 are Set to Suit Up This March
    The 2023 rosters were chosen from a list of 722 nominees by some of the nation's top analysts, prep scouts, media and coaches based on competitive criteria. This year's players join some of the biggest names in basketball who have donned the iconic jersey over the years and went on to make big waves at the next level, including Cole Anthony, Sophie Cunningham, Nneka Ogwumike and Derrick Rose.
  8. Axon Unveils TASER 10
    TASER 10 is the first key technology advancement for Axon following the announcement of its moonshot goal to cut gun-related deaths between police and the public by 50% in 10 years.
  9. Shutterstock Introduces Generative AI to its All-In-One Creative Platform
    The text-to-image technology converts prompts into larger-than-life, ethically created visuals ready for licensing.
  10. Announcement by Fox Corporation's Board of Directors On Potential Combination with News Corporation
    In withdrawing the proposal, Mr. Murdoch indicated that he and Lachlan K. Murdoch have determined that a combination is not optimal for the shareholders of FOX and News Corp at this time.

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