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Wednesday, July 30, 2014

  • Posted at 11:00 PM
    BURNABY, BC--(Marketwired - July 31, 2014) - Icron Technologies Corporation, a leader in USB and video extension technology, and IDS Imaging Development Systems GmbH, a leading manufacturer of digital industrial cameras, today announced successful joint product interoperability between IDS' USB 3 uEye LE and ML cameras and Icron's USB 3.0 extension series: the 15-meter Spectra™ 3001-15 active copper extension cable and the 100-meter Spectra™ 3022 fiber based extender system.Equipped with the latest CMOS sensors from Aptina, e2v and CMOSIS, IDS' ... read more
  • Posted at 10:00 PM
    According to the latest research from Strategy Analytics, global smartphone shipments grew 27 percent annually to reach 295 million units in the second quarter of 2014. Xiaomi was the star performer, capturing a record 5 percent marketshare and becoming the world's fifth largest smartphone vendor for the first time ever. Linda Sui, Director at Strategy Analytics, said, "Global smartphone shipments grew 27 percent annually from 233.0 million units in Q2 2013 to 295.2 million in Q2 2014. Smartphone growth was mixed ... read more
  • Posted at 9:40 PM
    Mblox, the global leader in application-to-person (A2P) text messaging, announces a strategic expansion into Tokyo, Japan. This announcement comes on the heels of two acquisitions that the company made on June 14, a corporate rebranding and a recent office opening ... read more
  • Posted at 9:01 PM
    Verizon Digital Media Services and thePlatform, the leading white-label video publishing company and an independent subsidiary of Comcast, today announced a new strategic alliance to accelerate major media and pay-TV operators' plans for multiscreen video delivery. The companies have integrated the Verizon Digital Media Services suite of video services and thePlatform's mpx video-management system to form a complete solution, which the companies will jointly sell. The alliance brings to market a streamlined workflow for online video streaming, from content management ... read more
  • Posted at 6:24 PM
    Fresh off the news of its recent funding success, Fishidy continues to turn heads and today is announcing the launch of its newest platform - Fishidy 3.0. The update showcases one of the best all-around features of Fishidy, the waterway pages, which will be faster-loading, easier to use, and chalked full of new features to help anglers find fish even more quickly, all available on mobile browsers. The newly designed waterway pages put users in full control of the content they ... read more
  • Posted at 6:10 PM
    One of the most frequent worries leading bariatric surgeon Michael Feiz, M.D., F.A.C.S. hears when people come to his office seeking weight loss surgery is that they fear they will pass away early and have less time to spend with their children, or fail to accomplish important life goals. Their concern is understandable. According to a recent study published in PLOS Medicine, adults with extreme obesity could have their life expectancy reduced by 6-14 years. Fortunately, every day Dr. Feiz ... read more
  • SSL delivers AsiaSat 6 to Cape Canaveral launch base --- PALO ALTO, CA and HONG KONG, July 30, 2014
    Posted at 6:00 PM
    PALO ALTO, CA and HONG KONG, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Space Systems/Loral (SSL) and Asia Satellite Telecommunications Co. Ltd. (AsiaSat) today announced that AsiaSat 6 has arrived at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida, where it will be launched by SpaceX's Falcon 9 launch vehicle next month, following the launch of AsiaSat 8 currently scheduled for next week. (Photo: "AsiaSat, SpaceX and SSL are teaming on two consecutive launches," said John Celli, President of SSL. "I'd like ... read more
  • Posted at 6:00 PM
    REDMOND, WA -- (Marketwired) -- 07/30/14 -- Data I/O Corporation (NASDAQ: DAIO), the leading global provider of advanced programming and IP management solutions for flash, flash-memory based intelligent devices and microcontrollers, announced today the release of the PSV3000 automated programming system. "We are pleased to introduce the PSV3000, the high quality automated programming system at a cost effective price," said Ching Ma, General Manager, Data I/O China. "The PSV3000 is designed by Data I/O's local China engineering team to meet ... read more
  • Posted at 5:41 PM
    Ceragon Networks Ltd. (NASDAQ: CRNT), today announced the pricing of an underwritten public offering of 21,250,000 of its ordinary shares at a price of $2.00 per share. The company has also granted to the underwriters a 30-day option to acquire an additional 3,187,500 shares to cover overallotments in connection with the offering. After the underwriting discount and estimated offering expenses payable by the company, the company expects to receive net proceeds of approximately $39.8 million, assuming no exercise of the ... read more
  • House Calls Save Patients Money --- LOS ANGELES, July 30, 2014
    Posted at 5:35 PM
    For those who aren't comfortable with the crowds and impersonal, rushed medical care found at the average walk in clinic in Los Angeles, Dr. Michael Farzam and his team at House Call Doctor Los Angeles offer a welcome alternative that's also saving patients money in numerous ways. As CEO and founder of the one-of-a-kind practice, Dr. Farzam stands out among other home visit doctors. The compassionate professional is committed to providing urgent care and concierge medicine to Southern California patients ... read more
  • Posted at 5:15 PM
    MicroVision, Inc. (NASDAQ: MVIS), a leader in innovative ultra-miniature projection display technology, today announced it will host a conference call to discuss its second quarter 2014 financial results on Wednesday, August 6, 2014 at 8:30 a.m. ET/5:30 a.m. PT. ... read more
  • Posted at 5:00 PM
    According to the latest research from Strategy Analytics, global smartphone shipments reached 295 million units in the second quarter of 2014. The Android operating system captured a new record of 85 percent global marketshare, mainly at the expense of BlackBerry, Apple iOS and Microsoft Windows Phone. Linda Sui, Director at Strategy Analytics, said, "Global smartphone shipments grew 27 percent annually from 233.0 million units in Q2 2013 to 295.2 million in Q2 2014. We estimate worldwide smartphone growth has halved during ... read more
  • Posted at 4:43 PM
    AccessData, the leader in incident resolution technology, participates in two important sessions at Black Hat USA on August 5(th) - 7(th) in Las Vegas. The first session, "Point of Sale System Architecture and Security" features Lucas Zaichkowsky, Enterprise Defense Architect at AccessData, on Wednesday, Aug. 6(th), at 2:15 pm in the South Seas Ballroom. Zaichkowsky will demonstrate how sensitive credit card data can be accessed when passed through EMV chip readers and other vulnerabilities. Amidst a backdrop of numerous major ... read more
  • Posted at 3:54 PM
    Shaquille O'Neal is stepping off the court and into the HSN Studios, as a special on-air guest for Monster Products. Shaq will present two innovations from the brand live across all of HSN's platforms - TV, online and mobile - on Thursday, July 31 at 8 AM EST and 5PM EST. Monster Superstar(TM) Speaker ($129.95)Superstar(TM) is the world's smallest audiophile Bluetooth speaker. This pocket-sized speaker features big sound with a lightweight and compact design, it fits easily into your pocket, ... read more
  • Posted at 3:34 PM
    BIOLASE, Inc. (BIOL), the world’s leading dental laser manufacturer and distributor, announced today that non-executive board member Federico Pignatelli yesterday withdrew his lawsuit against the Company and four other members of BIOLASE’s board of directors. Mr. Pignatelli filed the ... read more
  • Posted at 3:34 PM
    Business on Market St. is set to launch their first student developed business service: Business Lab Kit, an online suite of business tools, and its initial product, the Proposal Generator. Their signature #INTERNvention summer program consists of five students hailing from diverse universities such as Cornell, ... read more
  • Posted at 3:31 PM
    Nuclear Response Robots: Market Shares, Strategies, and Forecasts, Worldwide, 2013 to 2019 study has 686 pages, 184 tables and figures. Worldwide markets are poised to achieve significant growth as automated process is put in place to provide nuclear power capability worldwide. These responder robots are evolving a new core technology in which all participants in the industry and in governments worldwide must invest. Photo - Nuclear responder robot market at $55 million in 2012 are anticipated to reach $1.1 billion ... read more
  • Posted at 3:30 PM
    Ocular Therapeutix (Nasdaq: OCUL), a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of innovative therapies for diseases and conditions of the eye, announced today the closing of its initial public offering of 5,000,000 shares of its common stock at a public offering price of $13.00 ... read more
  • Posted at 3:23 PM
    SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 07/30/14 -- Residences have plenty of things to worry about. How they keep in touch with family and friends should not be one of them. The income of a household should be going towards the necessities of life and the bank should not be broken on a telecommunication provider. For many residences, landline services are what connect them to the people that are most important to them, but those services are expensive and ... read more
  • How to Get a Body Like Your Favorite Superstars --- LOS ANGELES, July 30, 2014
    Posted at 3:04 PM
    Women who are having trouble attaining their superstar dream body through diet and exercise alone are increasingly turning to plastic surgery to get the results they want. Beverly Hills Physicians is a Los Angeles medical group that provides popular cosmetic surgery procedures including breast augmentation, buttock enhancements, and liposuction, just to name a few. They are finding that more and more women are turning to them when other methods fail to provide the desired results. The most common method ... read more