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Dîner en Blanc

The concept: at the last minute, thousands of friends and acquaintances learn of a secret location. They converge, all dressed in white, for a “chic picnic” in a public space. That’s the idea behind Dîner en Blanc (DEB). Last week, the 5th edition of DEB New York took place on Pier 26. Event organizers used […]

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Orion Named 2015 “Fierce 15” Winner by FierceWireless

Orion is proud to announce that we were recently named to the FierceWireless “Fierce 15” list for 2015. The “Fierce 15” highlights and honors some of the most innovative and promising privately held wireless companies, as selected by FierceWireless editors. Editors Sue Marek, Mike Dano and Phil Goldstein declared Orion to be among the top […]

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The Trouble with Text

Today’s communication scene is dominated by typing words on a device (text messaging, tweeting, emailing or communicating using a number of emerging text-driven apps). Whether you’re grabbing a cup of coffee or walking around your office, chances are, there’s someone in your vicinity whose head is buried in his or her phone, tapping away to friends. […]

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Orion Loves SF: Spicy Food

Even if you’re more into ketchup than Sriracha, you probably know someone with a weakness for spicy food. If you grew up eating and loving fiery flavors, your biggest challenge might be finding a restaurant that will actually make you sweat. Servers might ask a couple of times  with worried expressions if you’re sure you […]

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Orion in Action at Twitter for Good

Twice a year, Twitter employees come together to participate in an event called #FridayforGood, lending a hand to nonprofits and community organizations. This spring, 1,500 eager Twitter employees joined forces to volunteer for over 70 different programs across the globe. Orion was thrilled to be invited to provide communication solutions for the day. I went to assist alongside […]

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Orion Loves SF: Coffee Wars

When we moved into our new office several months ago, one of the quirks we pointed out was our contentious coffee corner. A good portion of people in our office have strong feelings about their caffeine — how it’s brewed, what roast is best, what local coffee spot makes the best cup. So, we polled […]

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Orion on the Road at the Circuit of the Americas

By Nelz Carpentier This past weekend, I got the epic chance to visit with Danny Walker, Jeremy Latrasse and many of the other Roadrace Factory team members at Austin’sCircuit of the Americas. It was the weekend’s last day of racing for the MotoGPand MotoAmerica series. Though I’ve been riding motorcycles for about 10 years now, […]

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