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Friday, February 12, 2016

  • Posted at 12:12 PM
    Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of the "Global Medical Carts/Workstations Market Outlook: 2015-2020" report to their offering. The global medical carts/workstations market is anticipated to grow at a CAGR of ... read more
  • Posted at 11:35 AM
    Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of the "Global Still Images Market 2016-2020" report to their offering. This report forecasts the global still images market to grow at a CAGR of 7.49% during the period 2016-2020. ... read more
  • Posted at 11:22 AM
    Thermo Fisher Scientific, the world leader in serving science, today announced that it has acquired INEL Inc., a provider of real-time X-ray diffraction (XRD) systems based in Artenay, France. The business will be integrated into Thermo Fisher’s Analytical Instruments Segment. ... read more
  • Posted at 11:02 AM
    Futuri Media ( the media industry leader in interactive technology has partnered with Case Western Reserve University to Co-Host the third annual HackCWRU (, a 36-hour hackathon bringing together the brightest and most creative students to promote unrestricted technological innovation. Hosted in Sears think[box], the University's center for innovation and entrepreneurship, HackCWRU is free and open to anyone currently enrolled in a high school, undergraduate, or graduate program. Beginning with opening ceremonies this evening at 7pm and through the weekend, ... read more
  • Posted at 11:00 AM
    Life360, the leading Family Network used by more than 55 million families, announced today that it has acquired Couple, the app for two that keeps busy couples connected. Since its launch in 2012, Couple has attracted millions of users to its app for iPhone and Android and has helped couples send over four billion messages to each other. "We are excited to have Couple join the Life360 family," said Itamar Novick, Chief Business Officer of Life360. "We share a mission ... read more
  • Posted at 10:59 AM
    Some of the nation's top Hispanic influencers, including prominent international business mogul Sol Trujillo, veteran journalists Rick Sanchez and Ruben Navarrette, acclaimed producer David Chavez, and a number of organizations have banded together around new digital platform MOSH., which allows brands and influencers to engage in crucial two-way conversations within their communities. "Latinos are 54 million strong, make up a quarter of the children in this country, and include 25 million voters with $1.5 trillion in buying power -- ... read more
  • Posted at 10:48 AM
    Aitech Defense Systems Inc. recently announced the M598, the latest video and graphics PMC in its vast line of AMD-driven solutions, designed to simultaneously drive several independent video streams in a wide variety of outputs. The versatile PMC uses the AMD Radeon E8860 (Andelaar) GPU, providing six independent graphics heads with 2 GB of GDDR5 operating at up to 1125 MHz. Photo - In addition to the independent video stream capture, the M598 provides advanced video overlay functionality. Once ... read more
  • Posted at 10:29 AM
    Michelle Lynn Zant, Ph.D, is recognized by Continental Who's Who among Pinnacle Professionals in the field of Manufacturing and Distribution. Michelle is the Education Marketing Director with Arrow ECS. Arrow ECS is a global provider of products, services and solutions to industrial and commercial users of electronic components and enterprise computing solutions, with 2013 sales of $21.4 billion. Arrow serves as a supply channel partner for over 100,000 original equipment manufacturers, contract manufacturers and commercial customers through a global network of ... read more
  • Posted at 10:08 AM
    Qualtek, a leading manufacturer of AC receptacles, has introduced part number 739W-X2/50, a 20A NEMA 5-20R convenience outlet. This outlet has been designed with a quick snap-in mounting configuration, and will work with panel thicknesses from 0.8mm to 1.8mm. 739W-X2/50 utilizes the same panel cutout as our popular 739W-X2/20 NEMA 5-20R outlet, so for existing applications this outlet can drop into place. However, it does provide an alternative wiring configuration. During installation, Qualtek's 739W-X2/50 line, neutral, and ... read more
  • Posted at 10:00 AM
    AfterShokz, the headphone brand known for its patented bone conduction technology and safe open ear listening experience, is proud to announce their partnership with the United Relay of America, the world's first triple-route coast-to-coast nonstop running relay. Runners who want to make a difference for communities across the globe will set off from Seattle, San Francisco and Los Angeles, and meet in New York City, carrying three batons nearly 12,000 miles in the three unbroken chains. In the process, awareness ... read more
  • Posted at 10:00 AM
    ecobee Inc. today announced that the ecobee3 smarter wi-fi thermostat with room sensors is the first thermostat to be directly compatible with Amazon Echo, offering homeowners added convenience and comfort in their everyday lives through Amazon’s cloud-based voice service, Alexa. This Smart News ... read more
  • Posted at 9:55 AM
    SofTech, Inc. (OTCQB:SOFT), a leading provider of enterprise technology solutions and consultancy services, announced today that it has received a major contract from Finmeccanica-AgustaWestland, one of the leading rotorcraft manufacturers worldwide. AgustaWestland is a subsidiary of Finmeccanica, a company that generated more than Euro 14.6 billion ... read more
  • Touchjet Named Finalist for the 2016 Edison Awards --- SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 12, 2016
    Posted at 9:50 AM
    Touchjet, the first company to create interactive Android touch technology on a large and portable scale, has been named a 2016 award finalist by the internationally renowned Edison Awards(TM) for its innovative touch products. The distinguished awards, inspired by Thomas Edison's persistence and inventiveness, honor the most innovative, creative and ingenious products and business leaders in the world. Touchjet's first product, the Touchjet Pond Projector(TM), turns any flat surface (wall, ceiling, floor) into an interactive Android touchscreen up to 80" ... read more
  • Posted at 9:49 AM
    Former Attorney General of Louisiana Charles C. Foti, Jr., Esq. and the law firm of Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC ("KSF") are investigating the proposed sale of Multi-Fineline Elextronix, Inc. ("MFLEX" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: MFLX) to Suzhou Dongshan Precision Manufacturing Co., Ltd. (SZSE: 002384). Under the terms of the proposed transaction, shareholders of MFLEX will receive only $23.95 for each share of MFLEX that they own. KSF is seeking to determine whether this consideration and the process that led ... read more
  • Posted at 9:33 AM
    In less than two days the entire world will go into a love tizzy. Named after St. Valentine, the man who died for love, Valentine's Day is the perfect day to express your love for your partner, family or friends. What began as a day of celebration for couples is now extended to acts of appreciation for Family, Friends and even between school children. Last year over 3 million ecards were viewed for Valentine's Day from our platform, making it ... read more
  • Posted at 9:29 AM
    KD Group, maker of the Kurio line of kid-safe Android and Windows tablets, announces today Kurio Watch, a real, working Bluetooth smartwatch made specifically for kids ages 6 to 12. While sized to fit kids' small wrists comfortably, there's nothing kid-like about this fashion-forward, high-tech kids' wearable. Kurio Watch has a sleek, modern design with smooth rounded edges, a brightly colored, adjustable soft silicone band, and it features a responsive touch screen with excellent resolution. It has ... read more
  • Posted at 9:23 AM
    IXI Technology, an established leader in the design, manufacture and support of tactical data communication solutions for military and defense, commercial and industrial applications and test solutions, today announces the appointment of Jeff Norris as Engineering Manager and Tony Aquino as Senior Engineer. Jeff and Tony bring a tremendous wealth of knowledge and expertise in test and measurement technology development as well as military and defense, factory automation, and industrial controls technology to the IXI engineering team. "As the newest members ... read more
  • Posted at 9:15 AM
    Flipagram (, the personal video storytelling app, is launching direct messaging for private sharing of Flipagram stories (Flips) between individuals and selected groups in time for Valentine’s Day. With this new feature, Flipagram users can share and chat about their personal stories directly ... read more
  • Posted at 9:12 AM
    Activision Blizzard, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI) announced today that, in relation to the Company’s proposed acquisition of King Digital Entertainment plc, previously announced on November 2, 2015, the Company today received clearance under the EU Merger Regulation from the European Commission, meaning that the Condition relating to ... read more
  • Posted at 9:07 AM
    NAB Show has partnered with Kaleidoscope, the largest community for virtual reality (VR) creators, to host the inaugural Kaleidoscope VR Showcase at NAB Show, which will take place April 18 – 21 in Las Vegas. This Smart News Release features multimedia. View the ... read more