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1. CNBC

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1. CNBC

 

Report: Facebook researchers had few limits - CNBC

Jul 3, 2014 — "Jonathan Hirshon, principal of Horizon Communications, said behavioral research is "laudable" but only when people know about the research ..."

https://www.cnbc.com/2014/07/03/report-facebook-researchers-had-few-limits.html

2. San Francisco Chronicle

Coronavirus social distancing, self-isolation, quarantine: What does it mean for Bay Area residents?

Mar 21, 2020 — San Francisco resident Jonathan Hirshon is observing voluntary social distancing, after returning from Germany last week. Hirshon owns his ...

https://www.sfchronicle.com/health/article/Coronavirus-quarantine-self-isolation-What-does-15129970.php

Coronavirus anxiety? You're not alone, and here's how to cope

Apr 9, 2020 — “For me, it's been touch-and-go,” said Jonathan Hirshon of San Francisco. “I'm in the high-risk group. I'm diabetic. I have lung issues. I'm 52.

https://www.sfchronicle.com/bayarea/article/Coronavirus-anxiety-You-re-not-alone-and-15190934.php

3. Bloomberg​

SiOnyx Announces World’s First Day/Night Action Camera For Consumer Market, Turns Night Into Full-Color Daylight

July 24, 2018 --- ... Multimedia Available: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20180724005695/en/ Contact: for SiOnyx Jonathan Hirshon jh@horizonpr.com. Published on ...

https://www.bloomberg.com/press-releases/2018-07-24/sionyx-announces-world-s-first-day-night-action-camera-for-consumer-market-turns-night-into-full-color-daylight

Immersive VR Experience From Glue Collaboration and MacWell Creative Provides Innovative Showcase for Microsoft Security

Nov 14, 2019 — Media enquiries: Glue: Contact Jonathan Hirshon at press@glue.work MacWell Creative: Contact Liisa Salonen at press@macwellcreative.fi ...

https://www.bloomberg.com/press-releases/2019-11-15/immersive-vr-experience-from-glue-collaboration-and-macwell-creative-provides-innovative-showcase-for-microsoft-security

SiOnyx Shatters Indiegogo Funding Goal With 610 ... - Bloomberg.com

View source version on businesswire.com: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20180607005235/en/ Contact: For SiOnyx Jonathan Hirshon ...

https://www.bloomberg.com/press-releases/2018-06-07/sionyx-shatters-indiegogo-funding-goal-with-610-oversubscription-for-world-s-first-day-night-action-camera-turns-night-into

QUANTUM3D AND MIDWAY PARTNER TO BRING ARCADE EXCITEMENT TO THE H

Sep 28, 1998 — ... of Quantum3D, Inc., 408-919-9999, or fax, 408-919-9980; or pgiordano@quantum3d.com; or Jonathan Hirshon, 408-969-4888, ext. 101, or ...

https://www.bloomberg.com/press-releases/1998-09-28/quantum3d-and-midway-partner-to-bring-arcade-excitement-to-the-h

3DLABS GLINT MX 3D PROCESSOR OUTPERFORMS COMPETITION IN PC MAGAZ

September 12, 1997 --- 203, or neil.trevett@3dlabs.com, or http://www.3dlabs.com; or Jonathan Hirshon of Horizon Communications, 408-969-4888, ext. 101, or jh@horizonpr.com, ...

https://www.bloomberg.com/press-releases/1997-09-11/3dlabs-glint-mx-3d-processor-outperforms-competition-in-pc-magaz

New Domain Names Are in the Works. Would Your Business Benefit?

Dec 6, 2013 — Jonathan Hirshon, principal at Silicon Valley marketing company Horizon Communications, is skeptical about how big an impact the new TLDs ...

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2013-12-06/new-domain-names-are-in-the-works-dot-would-your-business-benefit

Networking Resources for Far-Flung Entrepreneurs

Aug 19, 2014 — Jonathan Hirshon, principal at Silicon Valley-based Horizon Communications, strongly recommends local TEDx conferences. Rob Jensen, who ...

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2014-08-19/networking-resources-for-far-flung-entrepreneurs

4. Wall Street Journal

Grumbling Cyber-Workers Await Their Mr. Gompers - WSJ

Nov. 28, 1997 --- "A poorly written non-compete agreement and non-disclosure agreement can be death," says Jonathan Hirshon, president and CEO of Santa Clara-based ...

https://www.wsj.com/articles/SB880565360990357000 

5. The Times

Sri Lanka fury after England benefit from no-ball gaffe

Jun 13, 2016 — Thilanga Sumathipala, president of the Sri Lanka cricket board, claimed that his side felt victimised by poor decisions. An incorrect no-ball call ...

https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/sri-lanka-fury-after-england-benefit-from-no-ball-gaffe-lg28mjq5x

Muralitharan puts England’s world standing in context

Dec 23, 2003 — Thilanga Sumathipala, the president of Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC), escaped conviction at a Colombo magistrates' court two weeks ago for ...

https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/muralitharan-puts-englands-world-standing-in-context-vlkpvl6lthn

India on the brink of momentous victory

Apr 1, 2004 — Thilanga Sumathipala, the president of Sri Lanka Cricket, stepped down yesterday before the governing body's annual meeting. Sumathipala ...

https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/india-on-the-brink-of-momentous-victory-6227grd5vkq

No-ball drama proves wisdom of selecting neutral umpires

Jun 16, 2016 — ... from remarks on radio made by Thilanga Sumathipala, the president of Sri Lanka Cricket. That Sumathipala's remarks gained so little traction, ...

https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/no-ball-drama-proves-wisdom-of-neutral-umpires-6wzqx8wmc

Vaughan left in a spin by selection conundrum

Dec 1, 2003 — On the other hand there is the usual administrative unrest behind the team, not least surrounding Thilanga Sumathipala, the president of Sri ...

https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/vaughan-left-in-a-spin-by-selection-conundrum-ds2xlfmxvwm

6. Barron's

Sri Lanka Cricket Says 3 Former Players In ICC Graft Probe

Jun 3, 2020 — The provision was in part to target the former Sri Lanka Cricket president, Thilanga Sumathipala, who was an executive committee member ...

https://www.barrons.com/news/sri-lanka-cricket-says-3-former-players-in-icc-graft-probe-01591192508

7. The Australian

Sri Lanka v Australia: Muttiah Muralitharan sparks complaint

Jul 26, 2016 — Sri Lankan board president Thilanga Sumathipala has filed a complaint with Cricket Australia after a heated argument with Muttiah ...

https://www.theaustralian.com.au/sport/cricket/sri-lanka-v-australia-muttiah-muralitharan-upsets-local-politicians/news-story/a23f8518efddd606f3370bad9917f797

Crisis of cricket and democracy in Sri Lanka - The Australian

Jan 19, 2019 — Not perhaps the best time to be chaired by Thilanga Sumathipala, a politician and conglomerateur whose interests encompass a betting shop ...

https://www.theaustralian.com.au/sport/crisis-of-cricket-and-democracy-in-sri-lanka/news-story/bdf50a263144842ba263c86bc3890f99

Cuts and Glances: we're still playing the Asia Cup

Mar 1, 2016 — Business tycoon Sumathipala, the Sri Lankan parliament's smooth deputy speaker, is himself a man with a colourful past, in and out of power at ...

https://www.theaustralian.com.au/sport/cricket/cuts-and-glances-were-still-playing-the-asia-cup/news-story/57b269b839de82ff970179ff0ae16820

Muttiah Muralitharan to be inducted alongside Aussie legends Arthur Morris and Karen Rolton in ICC Hall of Fame

Jul 27, 2016 — Sri Lanka's board president Thilanga Sumathipala accused Murali of insulting Sri Lanka team manager Charith Senanayake. “Charith ...

https://www.theaustralian.com.au/sport/cricket/muttiah-muralitharan-to-be-inducted-alongside-aussie-legends-arthur-morris-and-karen-rolton-in-icc-hall-of-fame/news-story/c5b3e74244fb1302259bd1ca1c435812

Sri Lanka tour: Aussies accused of being poor losers and whingers

Aug 17, 2016 — Board president Thilanga Sumathipala 

criticised the spinner over incidents with ground staff during training at another venue in Colombo ...

https://www.theaustralian.com.au/sport/cricket/sri-lanka-tour-aussies-accused-of-being-poor-losers-and-whingers/news-story/b863d75bf9543f59c00795f339009db0

Murali fights back after 'traitor' allegations - The Australian

Jul 27, 2016 — Sri Lankan cricket president and deputy speaker of the parliament Thilanga Sumathi-pala filed the complaint via email to Cricket Australia on ...

https://www.theaustralian.com.au/sport/cricket/murali-fights-back-after-traitor-allegations/news-story/6b86080b318575ef8ce529258c73c412

8. Tech Crunch

Jonathan Hirshon | TechCrunch

Nov 19, 2015 — Jonathan Hirshon has been the PR counsel to Apple, Sony and the Valley's startups over more than 20 years as the Principal of Horizon PR.

https://techcrunch.com/author/jonathan-hirshon/

For Entrepreneurs Suffering From Depression: Step Into The Light

Nov 19, 2015 — Jonathan HirshonContributor. Jonathan Hirshon has been the PR counsel to Apple, Sony and the Valley's startups over more than 20 years as ...

https://techcrunch.com/2015/11/18/for-entrepreneurs-suffering-from-depression-step-into-the-light/

Page 3202 – Startup and Technology News - TechCrunch

Nov 18, 2015 Jonathan Hirshon. Look past the smiles, the exuberance and the sales patter – you may just catch a fleeting glimpse of something that is silently ...

https://techcrunch.com/event-type/crunchies/page/3202/

November 18, 2015 – TechCrunch

Nov 18, 2015 — For Entrepreneurs Suffering From Depression: Step Into The Light. Nov 18, 2015 Jonathan Hirshon. Look past the smiles, the exuberance and ...

https://techcrunch.com/2015/11/18/

Page 3212 – Startup and Technology News - TechCrunch

Nov 19, 2015 — For Entrepreneurs Suffering From Depression: Step Into The Light. Nov 18, 2015 Jonathan Hirshon. Look past the smiles, the exuberance and ...

https://techcrunch.com/page/3212/

Column – Page 189 – TechCrunch

Nov 19, 2015 — For Entrepreneurs Suffering From Depression: Step Into The Light. Nov 18, 2015 Jonathan Hirshon. Look past the smiles, the exuberance and ...

https://techcrunch.com/column/page/189/?iframe=true&preview=true%2Ffeed%2F

9. Huff Post

How to Stop Pissing Off Reporters: VentureBeat Edition

“For example I get maybe one or two pitches a year from Jonathan Hirshon at Horizon PR,” she says. “And the pitch is perfect. It’s always a company I’m really interested in. So when I see his name pop up, it’s like waking up to a Christmas present made just for me.”

https://www.huffpost.com/entry/how-to-stop-pissing-off-r_b_5623991

10. BBC

The man who can't face the internet - BBC News

Dec 30, 2017 — image captionFor someone who likes anonymity, it is no surprise that Jonathan Hirshon enjoys remote places such as northern Lapland.

https://www.bbc.com/news/technology-42265053

The Digital Human, Series 18, Faceless - BBC Radio 4

Jonathan Hirshon is a PR and Marketing technology guru from San Francisco. He is known as the 'faceless man' having been able to keep his face off the internet ...

https://www.bbc.com/programmes/m000blx0

How to get ahead in the era of the show-off - BBC Worklife

Jun 21, 2017 — Reality television has had a hand in shaping this 'look-at-me' ethos, says Jonathan Hirshon, a Silicon Valley PR strategist behind launches for ...

https://www.bbc.com/worklife/article/20170620-how-to-get-ahead-in-the-era-of-the-show-off

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Sri Lanka board president wants Pakistan tour for first time since 2009

Aug 13, 2017 — Sri Lanka Cricket president Thilanga Sumathipala wants his team to tour Pakistan for the first time since their bus was attacked by gunmen in ...

https://www.bbc.com/sport/cricket/40918974.amp

BBCSinhala.com

Mar 29, 2006 — Shirani Bandaranaike unanimously ruled that the earlier ruling by the Appeals Court to grant bail to Sumathipala, who is charged under ...

https://www.bbc.com/sinhala/news/story/2006/03/060329_thilanga_bail

BBCSinhala.com

Apr 4, 2007 — Sumathipala guilty of fraud. A court in Sri Lanka has sentenced the former head of the cricket board, Thilanga Sumathipala, to two years in prison ...

https://www.bbc.com/sinhala/news/story/2007/04/printable/070404_thilanga

BBCSinhala.com

Mar 29, 2006 — Bail to Sumathipala 'illegal'. The Supreme Court in Sri Lanka has ruled that the Appeals Court has violated country's law by releasing former ...

ttps://www.bbc.com/sinhala/news/story/2006/03/printable/060329_thilanga_bail

BBCSinhala.com | Sandeshaya | Thilanga warns of 'illegal candidates'

Dec 30, 2011 — Thilanga Sumathipala warns of consequences if 'unqualified people' allowed to hold office in the SLC.

https://www.bbc.com/sinhala/news/story/2011/12/printable/111230_thilanga_slc_election

IC officials ruined cricket, says Thilanga

Nov 27, 2011 — Thilanga Sumathipala told BBC Sandeshsaya that former interim committee members are accused of ruining the cricket administration in Sri ...

https://www.bbc.com/sinhala/news/story/2011/11/111127_thilanga_cricket_election

BBCSinhala.com

Mar 28, 2005 — Sri Lanka's elected cricket board led by Sumathipala has sealed the premises of SLC creating another controversy.

https://www.bbc.com/sinhala/news/story/2005/03/printable/050328_cricket_controversy

BBCSinhala.com | Sandeshaya | Thilanga warns of 'illegal candidates'

Dec 30, 2011 — Thilanga Sumathipala warns of consequences if 'unqualified people' allowed to hold office in the SLC.

https://www.bbc.com/sinhala/news/story/2011/12/printable/111230_thilanga_slc_election

SLC rivals withdraw over 'political pressure'

Jan 2, 2012 — Two teams led by Upali Dharmadasa and Thilanga Sumapthipala were to contest the elections but Mr Sumathipala withdrew from the race at ...

https://www.bbc.com/sinhala/news/story/2012/01/printable/120102_cricket_election

BBCSinhala.com

Mar 27, 2005 — Thilanga Sumathipala expressed confidence that the sports minister on appeal will revoke the suspension of Sri Lanka Cricket.

https://www.bbc.com/sinhala/news/story/2005/03/050327_thilanga_committee

Sri Lanka v Australia: Muttiah Muralitharan hits back at 'traitor' jibe

Jul 26, 2016 — Sri Lanka Cricket president Thilanga Sumathipala also said that the spinner - who took a Test record 800 wickets - "bullied" ground staff into ...

https://www.bbc.com/sport/cricket/36891957

BBCSinhala.com

Mar 24, 2005 — Kumaratunga, a close relative of President Kumaratunga, denied the move was aimed at preventing Thilanga Sumathipala becoming next head ...

https://www.bbc.com/sinhala/news/story/2005/03/050324_cricket_boards

BBCSinhala.com

Mar 25, 2005 — Former SLC president Thilanga Sumathipala was set to return to the top post for the record fourth time during the AGM on 27 March. He was the ...

https://www.bbc.com/sinhala/news/story/2005/03/050325_cricket_dharmadasa

BBCSinhala.com | Sandeshaya | SLC back on track soon - Upali

Dec 24, 2011 — Thilanga Sumathipala who suddenly withdrew from the election told BBC Sandeshaya that Mr Dharmadasa had effectively been elected ...

https://www.bbc.com/sinhala/news/story/2011/12/printable/111224_upali_slc_election

BBCSinhala.com

Apr 5, 2005 — The elected board led by Thilanga Sumathipala is accused of preventing the members of the interim cricket board, appointed by the sports ...

https://www.bbc.com/sinhala/news/story/2005/04/050405_cricket_police

BBCSinhala.com

Mar 25, 2005 — “When I was the chairman of Sri Lanka Film Corporation, nobody accused me of any irregularity.” Former SLC president Thilanga Sumathipala ...
https://www.bbc.com/sinhala/news/story/2005/03/printable/050325_cricket_dharmadasa

BBCSinhala.com | Sandeshaya | Ranatunga sacked

Dec 23, 2008 — Thilanga Sumathipala, Jayantha Dharmadasa and so on. Arjuna was part of this mafia and his brother Dammika Ranatunga even served under ...

https://www.bbc.com/sinhala/news/story/2008/12/printable/081223_arjuna_cricket

All IDPs will be resettled within six months

Apr 28, 2010 — Minister Milroy Fernando who made his first visit to the resettlement camps was told by Premaratna Sumathipala, the former co-ordinator of the ...

https://www.bbc.com/sinhala/news/story/2010/04/100428_resettle

Sri Lanka decide to play in Pakistan for first time since 2009

Oct 16, 2017 — The statement said SLC president Thilanga Sumathipala will accompany the team to Lahore and "extended his best wishes to PCB chairman ...

https://www.bbc.com/sport/cricket/41645990

Sri Lanka to make final decision on playing in Pakistan on Monday

Oct 14, 2017 — Thilanga Sumathipala told BBC Sinhala: "We have sought further clarification with regard to the security situation and will take the final decision ...

https://www.bbc.com/sport/cricket/41623426

BBCSinhala.com

Apr 11, 2005 — This ruling was made after Thilanga Sumathipala President of SLC petitioned court and Solicitor General C R de Silva made representations ...

https://www.bbc.com/sinhala/news/story/2005/04/050411_slc_court

Unconditional apology from ITN - SLC

Mar 2, 2011 — Former SLC chairman Thilanga Sumathipala, MP, has called on all Sri Lankans to show back the Sri Lanka cricket team at the cricket World ...

https://www.bbc.com/sinhala/news/story/2011/03/printable/110302_itn_apology

BBCSinhala.com

Apr 4, 2005 — The Court had issued the injunction order when it heard a petition filed by Thilanga Sumathipala and seven others of Sri lanka Cricket against ...

https://www.bbc.com/sinhala/news/story/2005/04/050404_criketamend

Dilshan resigns, Mahela new captain

Jan 23, 2012 — ... when pointed out that former SLC president, Thilanga Sumathipala was barred from contesting due to his links with Lakbima newspaper.

https://www.bbc.com/sinhala/news/story/2012/01/120123_nishantha_sports_law

11. Reuters

Sri Lanka's De Silva grieving at home after father's death

May 24, 2018 — ... perturbed and saddened by the great loss suffered by Dhananjaya and his family,” SLC president Thilanga Sumathipala said in a statement.

https://www.reuters.com/article/uk-cricket-win-lka-de-silva-idUKKCN1IQ0O5

Sri Lanka coach Ford steps down before Zimbabwe series | 路透

“June 24, 2017 -- We have to thank Fordy for his invaluable contribution to Sri Lanka Cricket,” board president Thilanga Sumathipala said in a statement. “This was a decision ...

https://cn.reuters.com/article/uk-cricket-sri-lanka-ford/sri-lanka-coach-ford-steps-down-before-zimbabwe-series-idUKKBN19F07W

UPDATE 2-Cricket-Chandimal, Tharanga to lead Sri Lanka after Mathews departs

July 12, 2020 --- Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) president Thilanga Sumathipala said the board had accepted Mathews' resignation following a shock one-day series defeat by ...

https://www.reuters.com/article/instant-article/idAFL4N1K31ZS

Aravinda de Silva to step down from Sri Lanka role

May 6, 2017 — “For someone like Aravinda cricket is a full-time occupation,” board president Thilanga Sumathipala said. “It's understandable that he needs to ...

https://www.reuters.com/article/ozasp-uk-cricket-sri-lanka-desilva-idAFKBN182083-OZASP

Sri Lanka back Mathews as captain until 2019 World Cup

Jan 20, 2017 — “Angelo has our fullest backing. We are looking at him leading us at the 2019 World Cup,” SLC president Thilanga Sumathipala told reporters on ...

https://cn.reuters.com/article/instant-article/idINKBN1540YB

Sri Lanka back Mathews as captain until 2019 World Cup

We are looking at him leading us at the 2019 World Cup,” SLC president Thilanga Sumathipala told reporters on Thursday. “We have some aggressive plans ...

https://jp.reuters.com/article/uk-cricket-sri-lanka-captaincy-idUKKBN1540T9

Malinga steps down as Lanka captain for World T20 | Reuters

“We still believe we have a very good chance of winning the World Cup with this combination,” SLC chairman Thilanga Sumathipala told a news conference.

https://www.reuters.com/article/cricket-world-sri-lanka-idUKL4N16G22T?edition-redirect=uk

Sri Lanka coach Ford steps down before Zimbabwe series - Reuters 

“We have to thank Fordy for his invaluable contribution to Sri Lanka Cricket,” board president Thilanga Sumathipala said in a statement. “This was a decision ...

https://www.reuters.com/article/instant-article/idUKL3N1JL04U

Sri Lanka coach Ford steps down before Zimbabwe series | ロイター

“We have to thank Fordy for his invaluable contribution to Sri Lanka Cricket,” board president Thilanga Sumathipala said in a statement. “This was a decision ...

https://jp.reuters.com/article/ozasp-uk-cricket-sri-lanka-ford-idAFKBN19F08W-OZASP

Malinga steps down as Sri Lanka captain for World T20

Mar 7, 2016 — “We still believe we have a very good chance of winning the World Cup with this combination,” SLC chairman Thilanga Sumathipala told a ...

https://cn.reuters.com/article/cricket-sri-lanka-malinga-idUSKCN0WA0CY

11. Huff Post

How to Stop Pissing Off Reporters: VentureBeat Edition

“For example I get maybe one or two pitches a year from Jonathan Hirshon at Horizon PR,” she says. “And the pitch is perfect. It’s always a company I’m really interested in. So when I see his name pop up, it’s like waking up to a Christmas present made just for me.”

https://www.huffpost.com/entry/how-to-stop-pissing-off-r_b_5623991