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  • Posted at 7:03 PM
    The Hispanic Heritage Foundation (HHF) will host the groundbreaking LOFT (Latinos On Fast Track) Latin@ Coder Summit (LLCS) for more than 450 Latino developers (with more than 45 percent Latinas) from across the country including students, entrepreneurs and professionals. The LLCS will be held on Saturday, May 2, at Stanford University starting at 8:30 a.m. The LLCS is a free, one-day event featuring back-to-back workshops, discussions, and opportunities to expand networks (see below for the agenda). The LLCS ... read more
  • NeuroVigil Closes Second Financing Round --- LA JOLLA, Calif. & MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.
    Posted at 5:50 PM
    Leading Neurotechnology company NeuroVigil announced today that it completed a second financing round in which in the Company issued equity securities at a pre-money valuation that was over two-and-a-half times the post-money valuations of the Series A financing rounds of Google and Facebook, combined, for less ... read more
  • Posted at 5:37 PM
    Qihoo 360 received comments from its industry partners with allegation of inappropriate behavior on the benchmarking processes in test labs. We regret that this behavior has resulted into such comments from these labs, who we recognize as reference for security benchmarking. However, we hereby offer our perspective to the alleged comments. The allegation highlights that the default configuration of the product available for the public, differs from the configuration used by the labs for testing. This configuration was explicitly declared ... read more
  • Posted at 1:10 PM
    Seagate Technology (NASDAQ: STX), a world leader in storage solutions, announced today that it is combining its Cloud Systems and Solutions group and Electronic Solutions group to further align the company’s full breadth of enterprise storage hardware capabilities. “Over ... read more
  • Posted at 1:05 PM
    Palo Alto Networks® (NYSE: PANW), the leader in enterprise security, today announced it has been positioned by Gartner Inc. in the "leaders" quadrant of the April 22, 2015 "Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Network Firewalls." http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130508/SF04701LOGO This marks the fourth year that Palo Alto Networks has been recognized as a leader in the Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Firewalls(1), which evaluates vendors' ability to execute and completeness of vision. According to the report, "The Leaders quadrant contains vendors that build products that fulfill enterprise requirements. ... read more
  • Posted at 1:05 PM
    Palo Alto Networks, Inc. (NYSE: PANW) today announced that it will release its financial results for its third quarter of fiscal year 2015 ended April 30, 2015 after U.S. markets close on Wednesday, May 27, 2015. Palo Alto Networks will host a conference call that day at 1:30 p.m. Pacific time (4:30 p.m. Eastern time) to discuss the results. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130508/SF04701LOGO Interested parties may access the conference call by dialing 1-877-795-3635 or 1-719-325-4784 and using the passcode 6909255. A live audio webcast of ... read more
  • Posted at 12:27 PM
    Palo Alto Networks® (NYSE: PANW), the leader in enterprise security, today announced it has been positioned by Gartner Inc. in the "leaders" quadrant of the April 22, 2015 "Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Network Firewalls." http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130508/SF04701LOGO This marks the fourth year that Palo Alto Networks has been recognized as a leader in the Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Firewalls(1), which evaluates vendors' ability to execute and completeness of vision. According to the report, "The Leaders quadrant contains vendors that build products that fulfill enterprise requirements. ... read more
  • Posted at 12:05 PM
    OmniVision Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq: OVTI), a leading developer of advanced digital imaging solutions, will release its financial results for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2015 following the close of market on Thursday, May 28, 2015. The Company will host a conference call to discuss its financial results at 5:00 p.m. Eastern time on that day. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20131107/SF12520LOGO-b The conference call will be webcast and will be accessible on OmniVision's web site at www.ovt.com. The call will also be accessible by dialing 866-713-8563 (domestic) ... read more
  • Posted at 11:00 AM
    Cohu, Inc. (NASDAQ:COHU) today announced that Luis Müller, the Company’s Chief Executive Officer, and Jeff Jones, the Company’s Chief Financial Officer, will participate in the following investor conferences: Jefferies 2015 Global Technology, Media and Telecom Conference at the Mandarin ... read more
  • /C O R R E C T I O N -- AT&T/ --- COSTA MESA, Calif., May 1, 2015
    Posted at 10:50 AM
    Girls Inc. of Orange County will receive $20,000 from AT&T to support and expand their Costa Mesa-based enrichment program aimed at engaging underserved middle and high school girls in the fields of math, science, and technology. "Our mission is to inspire all girls to be strong, smart, and bold. We do that by empowering and equipping girls to navigate gender, economic, and social barriers so they will grow into healthy, educated and independent women," said Girls Inc. of O.C. CEO Lucy ... read more
  • Posted at 10:33 AM
    CIGNEX Datamatics, the world's leading enterprise Open Source solutions provider, announced that it will host a live webinar on Content Commerce Platform, an integrated platform that can simplify E-commerce Content Authoring & Publishing workflows, while providing an intuitive user experience to consumers across channels. The webinar is scheduled for May 7, 2015, 10 AM Pacific Time. Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20150501/213230LOGO Organizations today are challenged by the need to develop a common vision for Digital Commerce, Enterprise Content Management (ECM) and ... read more
  • Posted at 10:24 AM
    VectorUSA, a leading technology integrator, earned recognition at the Cisco Partner Summit 2015, April 27 through 30, in Montreal, Canada, for its innovative work on the Long Beach Container Terminal automation project, using Cisco solutions combined with other partner technologies. ... read more
  • Posted at 10:13 AM
    Sorrento Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: SRNE) (Sorrento), a late-stage clinical oncology company developing new treatments for cancer and associated pain, announced today that its fully owned subsidiary, IGDRASOL, has acquired exclusive distribution rights from Samyang Biopharmaceuticals ("Samyang"), a South Korean corporation, to Cynviloq(TM) (marketed as Genexol-PM® in South Korea) in South America. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20150105/167173LOGO About Sorrento Therapeutics, Inc. Sorrento is an oncology company developing new treatments for cancer and associated pain. Sorrento's most advanced asset Cynviloq(TM), the next-generation nanoparticle paclitaxel, completed patient ... read more
  • Posted at 9:54 AM
    COSTA MESA, Calif., May 1, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- WHAT: On May 1st at 3:30pm in Costa Mesa, AT&T ... read more
  • Posted at 9:52 AM
    HearNotes Inc. is a San Francisco-based startup pioneering the evolution of portable audio technology to advance the mobile music listening experience. HearNotes are the first premium WireFree™ earbuds for superior mobile audio, with a debut generation called The Universal. ... read more
  • New Products for Exosome Isolation to mRNA Purification --- MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., May 1, 2015
    Posted at 9:35 AM
    Hitachi Chemical Diagnostics, Inc. is pleased to announce the United States launch of the ExoComplete(TM) 96-Well Plate Kit and ExoComplete(TM) Tube Kit, an integrated, fast and easy system for exosome collection to mRNA purification. The products were introduced during the International Society for Extracellular Vesicles ("ISEV") Annual Meeting, April 23 - 26, 2015, in Washington, D.C. Both products are intended for research use only of molecular biology applications and are neither intended for the diagnosis, prevention, or treatment ... read more
  • Posted at 9:32 AM
    Global cross-media and next-generation production company Screenz won the prize for "Best TV App" Wednesday evening at the TV Connect Industry Awards in London. Screenz Europe's Managing Director Yifat Fouchs accepted the award on Screenz's behalf. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20150501/213242LOGO The TV Connect Industry Awards is the premier social event in the Connected Entertainment industry calendar, celebrating excellence, innovation and achievements in the global IP, TV and connected entertainment markets. Companies such as SKY, Akamai, Virgin Media and T-Mobile were nominated in ... read more
  • Lithium Kicks Off Voting for Annual Lithy Awards --- SAN FRANCISCO, May 1, 2015
    Posted at 9:15 AM
    Lithium Technologies today announced it has kicked off voting for the company's annual Lithy Awards, which honor customers for their excellence in digital and social. The winners will be announced during the company's Lithium Network Conference (LiNC) 2015 to be held June 1-3 at the Marriott Marquis in San Francisco. "We're pleased to have Nate Elliott of Forrester and Jim Storer of Community Roundtable join our executive staff as judges," said Katy Keim, Chief Marketing Officer at Lithium. "It's an ... read more
  • Posted at 8:18 AM
    The Comcast Foundation today announced a grant of more than $100,000 for the California State PTA. The two year grant will be used to develop digital literacy curriculum and sessions for the organization's School Smarts Parent Engagement Program. The program currently offers a seven session parent academy that educates parents on topics that include: understanding the education system, communicating effectively, advocating for a quality education, and the importance of parent involvement. The key principle of the program is inclusion and ... read more