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Thursday, December 18, 2014

  • Posted at 9:29 AM
    Leading and award-winning developer and publisher of digital entertainment Telltale Games, and world-renowned game developer Mojang, today announced that 'Minecraft: Story Mode - A Telltale Games Series' is in development and is set to premiere in 2015. Minecraft: Story Mode will be an all-new narrative-driven, episodic game series, developed by Telltale in collaboration with Mojang and members of the Minecraft community. Set in the world of Minecraft, the game series will introduce new characters and familiar themes, but will ... read more
  • Posted at 9:27 AM
    A one-day/one-location event grows to cover 10 states and two Canadian provinces. The organizer credits promotional products for contributing to that success. A charitable fund-raising organization finds a way to reward top fund-raisers and cites promotional products as key. Prospective customers who receive branded apparel say they are more ... read more
  • Posted at 9:25 AM
    PubMatic, the programmatic advertising platform company for leading publishers, has today announced it has been selected to drive the programmatic strategy for, the largest Czech internet company. The exclusive partnership will see take advantage of PubMatic’s programmatic platform ... read more
  • Posted at 9:18 AM
    Baylor Scott & White Health today announces an alliance with Cleveland Clinic's Sydell and Arnold Miller Family Heart & Vascular Institute. The alliance creates a collaboration involving the academic, clinical and research components of Cleveland Clinic and three Baylor Scott & White Health hospitals: -- Baylor Jack and Jane Hamilton Heart and Vascular Hospital -- Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas -- The Heart Hospital Baylor Plano The three ... read more
  • Posted at 9:16 AM
    Auconet has, for the 4th consecutive year, been positioned in Gartner's Network Access Control (NAC) Magic Quadrant for its Business Infrastructure Control Solution (BICS) platform. Gartner recognized Auconet for its completeness of vision and ability to execute. BICS' NAC security capability is a fundamental component of its comprehensive next-generation IT Operations Management (ITOM) solution. "We're pleased to again be recognized in the Gartner Magic Quadrant," said Frank Winter, Auconet CEO. "Gartner does a rigorous investigation to determine positioning. ... read more
  • Sonim Technologies' Indiegogo Campaign Passes Goals --- SAN MATEO, Calif., Dec. 18, 2014
    Posted at 9:16 AM
    Sonim Technologies, Inc. today announced that over the weekend it has surpassed its initial goal of raising $150,000 through sales of the Limited Edition Sonim XP7 Extreme(TM) Android smartphone in an Indiegogo campaign. Sonim's campaign, which ends Jan. 6, 2015, has sold Sonim's ultra-rugged smartphones to new, active explorers in 33 countries. "Through Indiegogo we've been able to connect with consumers around the world using a new, previously unavailable, method that builds new direct pathways to consumers," said Sonim ... read more
  • Posted at 9:15 AM
    Bayer HealthCare and Cardinal Health today announced the signing of a 15-year agreement for the contract manufacturing of Xofigo(®) (radium Ra 223 dichloride). As part of the agreement, Cardinal Health will build a state-of-the art, 64,000 square foot facility in Indianapolis, which will be dedicated exclusively to the manufacturing of Xofigo. Product manufactured at this facility will primarily be distributed in the United States and Canada. The manufacturing facility will be built near and leverage the capabilities and talent ... read more
  • Posted at 9:15 AM
    With the increasing adoption of BYOD, the Mobile Security Market in Japan is expected to grow at a CAGR of 38.5 percent from 2014-2019, says research firm TechNavio. More and more consumers are using mobile commerce for making online ... read more
  • Posted at 9:15 AM
    GridPoint, an innovator in comprehensive, data-driven energy management systems (EMS), today announced that TOMS King, LLC, a northern Illinois-based Burger King® franchisee, has deployed GridPoint’s state-of-the-art solution at all 59 TOMS King restaurants after a successful six-site pilot. ... read more
  • Posted at 9:12 AM
    SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 12/18/14 -- Embarcadero Technologies, a leading provider of software solutions for application and database development, is featuring the Wahoo Fitness Balance Smart Body Scale in this week's "Developing the Internet of Things (IoT) Showcase." The Wahoo Balance Scale tracks weight and body mass index, and wirelessly transmits that data to a computer, smartphone, or a Windows, iOS, or Android device via Bluetooth. The device, which collects and transmits bioinformatic data, is part of ... read more
  • ProdecoTech Announces Its New 2015 E-Bike Models --- FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Dec. 18, 2014
    Posted at 9:12 AM
    Prodeco Holdings, LLC ("ProdecoTech") today announced its new Built in the USA 2015 e-bike models. According to Robert Provost, CEO of ProdecoTech, "We are exceptionally proud of our new line of e-bikes, which we believe are the highest quality in the industry and best in class." The new 2015 models are completely redesigned and incorporate the following: -- 9 new models to choose from, including "low bar" frames and a 4" tire, ... read more
  • Posted at 9:10 AM
    Michigan-based Aysling, a provider of marketing software solutions and digital media production services, announced it has completed chronicling dozens of issues from the Newsweek magazine library across multiple platforms. Photo - The weekly news magazine, founded in 1933, enjoys a global circulation in excess of 1.5 million and readers will now be able to browse through nearly 70 back issues of the magazine on their smartphone, iPad or personal computer. As an Adobe Digital Publishing Suite (DPS) partner, Aysling provided proprietary ... read more
  • Posted at 9:10 AM
    Bentley Systems, Incorporated, the leading company dedicated to providing comprehensive software solutions for sustaining infrastructure, today congratulated Network Rail, owner and operator of Britain’s rail infrastructure, on winning the Asset Management Award at the highly prestigious Institution of Engineering and Technology ... read more
  • Posted at 9:06 AM
    AMC Health, a leading provider of virtual patient monitoring and engagement solutions that advance monitored care in healthcare and clinical trial categories, announced today that Paul Argay has joined the company as Chief Marketing Officer. Argay comes to the company with over 25 years experience in marketing leadership positions and a consistent track record of launching and building businesses in product and service companies, large and small. During his career, he has helped build and grow successful consumer product, ... read more
  • Posted at 9:06 AM
    Nervousness reigns for the creators of Baxter’s Bunch who are holding the premiere of the Baxter’s Bunch TV Show Sunday evening at The Magnolia Room. The show’s pilot, entitled “Practice,” is based upon the reputation of Rock Hill being ... read more
  • Posted at 9:00 AM
    Udemy, the leading global marketplace for learning and teaching online, announced today that it has partnered with, the biggest job site in the United Kingdom, to offer Udemy courses to British jobseekers in an effort to improve their opportunities. This partnership will make it easier for workers to find courses offering the skills they require to find employment., which has featured job opportunities from more than 30,000 organisations during 2014, is used by over 6 million job ... read more
  • Quantum To Speak At Storage Visions 2015 --- SAN JOSE, Calif., Dec. 18, 2014
    Posted at 9:00 AM
    Quantum Corp. (NYSE: QTM) today announced that Alex Grossman, the company's vice president of media and entertainment, will speak at Storage Visions(®) 2015, to be held Jan. 4-5, at The Riviera Hotel in Las Vegas. Grossman will join fellow experts in discussing digital storage and the requirements for capturing, rendering, editing and archiving content. In his remarks, Grossman will talk about the changing workflow model and need for a greater level of collaboration and efficiency to meet the demands of ... read more
  • RAPT Closes $7 Million Financing and Appoints Industry Leader as CEO --- EAST POINT BUSINESS PARK, DUBLIN and SAN MATEO, Calif., Dec. 18, 2014
    Posted at 9:00 AM
    RAPT Touch announces today that is has closed a $7 Million Series B Equity Round through new and existing Investors. The financing facilitates support of RAPT's customers, furthers the company's investment in research and development, and enables RAPT to take on new design projects with leading global OEMs. In conjunction with the close of the new round of financing, RAPT named Cathal Phelan as CEO and President. Cathal is a 30 year industry-veteran in the electronics industry, whose most ... read more
  • 23andMe Study Sketches Genetic Portrait of the United States --- MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Dec. 18, 2014
    Posted at 9:00 AM
    23andMe, Inc., the leading personal genetics company, today announced the publication of a study that pinpoints fine-scale differences in genetic ancestry of individuals from across the United States. Since immigrants first arrived more than four hundred years ago, the United States has served as a meeting place for peoples from different continents. This study illuminates how American history and the ongoing mixing of peoples with African, European, and American origins can be seen in our DNA. "The relationship between genomics and historical ... read more
  • Posted at 9:00 AM
    Somewhere between dropping five pounds and cooking more homemade meals, addressing hearing health was forgotten. But Audicus, a next-generation hearing aids company, will help people resolve to hear better this new year. Hearing loss is the third most common chronic health condition facing the aging population, though it is often unaddressed. Forty-eight million Americans have hearing loss, but only one in four has a hearing aid, mainly due to price. Hearing aids traditionally cost $7,000 per pair and aren't covered by ... read more