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Wednesday, October 12, 2011

  • Posted at 9:01 AM
    Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging, today announced the opening of the Canon Hollywood Professional Technology and Support Center to better serve its film and television production clients. The office, located on the historic Sunset Gower Studio lot at 6060 Sunset Boulevard in Los ... read more
  • Posted at 9:01 AM
    Moody’s Analytics, a global leader in risk management solutions, today announced Moody’s CreditView, an innovative solution that offers credit professionals a comprehensive, consolidated and streamlined view of credit information. With Moody’s CreditView, credit professionals can easily access a broad perspective on credit including credit ... read more
  • Posted at 9:01 AM
    Raptr, the leading social network for gamers, has released a new Raptr Report that analyzes the growing popularity of EA’s blockbuster social game The Sims Social, which has captured more than 66 million players on Facebook. The report also examines EA’s potential opportunity to capture more ... read more
  • RFID-M2M Combo Takes Root in Manufacturing Sector --- CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Oct. 12, 2011
    Posted at 9:00 AM
    The arrival of machine-to-machine (M2M) communications is bringing renewed interest in radio frequency identification (RFID) technology in the manufacturing sector, a development that bears close watching by network operators and technology suppliers targeting that vertical market, according to the latest report from Heavy Reading Mobile Networks Insider (www.heavyreading.com/mobile-networks). Manufacturers Show Increased Interest in RFID-M2M Systems examines how RFID and M2M technology in the manufacturing sector is being used today, as well as expected trends over the next 24 months. It details ... read more
  • RootMetrics(TM) Reports Verizon Wireless Network Tops in 22 Markets --- BASKING RIDGE, N.J., SEATTLE and SAN DIEGO, Oct. 12, 2011
    Posted at 9:00 AM
    CTIA ENTERPRISE AND APPLICATIONS(TM) 2011 -- So far this year, the Verizon Wireless network has outperformed the competition in 22 major U.S. markets in the categories of Combined Performance and Data Performance, according to the wireless testing company, RootMetrics(TM). In October alone, RootMetrics bestowed its Combined Performance and Data Performance awards upon Verizon Wireless in Cleveland and Dallas. Over the past six months, Verizon Wireless received RootScore(TM) Combined Performance and Data Performance awards in 20 additional cities: Atlanta; Boston; Chicago; ... read more
  • Verizon Wireless Systems Performance Fleet Now Testing 4G Networks Across U.S. --- BASKING RIDGE, N.J., and SAN DIEGO, Oct. 12, 2011
    Posted at 9:00 AM
    Verizon Wireless is the first wireless company in the world to broadly deploy a large-scale 4G LTE network, which is the fastest and most reliable 4G network in the U.S. From CTIA Enterprise and Applications(TM) 2011, Verizon Wireless announced today that the company's fleet of test vehicles is being equipped with 4G testing and monitoring equipment to encompass all of the major operating networks in the U.S. today. Verizon Wireless test men and women, the largest single team of systems ... read more
  • Posted at 9:00 AM
    Beautylish, the online community for beauty enthusiasts, proudly presents their largest event ever, The Beauty Social, sponsored by Cover FX. Taking place on October 22nd and 23rd, 2011, the two-day event will celebrate the past and future influences that social media and technology has on the way consumers discover and learn about beauty. Hosted at the idyllic beachfront Loews Hotel on the Santa Monica boardwalk, The Beauty Social will bring together speakers and brand personalities to converse on how the ... read more
  • Posted at 9:00 AM
    For the first time in history, Detroit business owners will have a unique advantage entering the global marketplace as the result of a newly established partnership between TechTown and the Export-Import Bank of the United States (Ex-Im Bank). Local entrepreneurs can access the services and financial assistance products of Ex-Im Bank, as well as a variety of educational opportunities intended to cultivate knowledge about exporting. TechTown has joined the roster of Ex-Im Bank's City-State Partners to increase local export activity ... read more
  • Posted at 9:00 AM
    Intel joins as a Platinum sponsor of the eleventh annual Storage Visions Conference. In addition Samsung and NVELO join SV 2012 as Silver Sponsors. Thought Equity Motion joins as Bronze Sponsor. Drive Savers and Philips LiteOn join as exhibitors. The conference will be held at the Riviera Hotel Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada, January 8 & 9, 2012 by the Entertainment Storage Alliance. "The 2012 Storage Visions Conference is pleased to welcome Intel as a Platinum ... read more
  • Posted at 9:00 AM
    Kicking off PASS Summit 2011, Microsoft Corporate Vice President Ted Kummert addressed an audience of more than 5,000 technology professionals to discuss how Microsoft Corp. is evolving its data platform to respond to customer needs. Kummert described how SQL Server 2012, formerly code-named "Denali," addresses the growing challenges of data and device proliferation by enabling customers to rapidly unlock and extend business insights, both in traditional datacenters and through public and private clouds. Extending on this foundation, Kummert also announced ... read more
  • Posted at 9:00 AM
    Opera Solutions, LLC (www.operasolutions.com),a global leader in machine-learning science and advanced Big Data analytics, today announced the fourth annual Opera Open, a competition in which Opera employees develop innovative ideas to create new products and applications based on Opera's advanced analytics and technology. Company employees will be competing for over $100,000 in prizes, including a $50,000 first prize. "One of the things that makes Opera one of the leading Big Data analytics firms is that we have great people with great ... read more
  • Posted at 9:00 AM
    Radisys® Corporation (NASDAQ: RSYS), a leading provider of innovative platforms, software and services for next-generation communications, aerospace and defense networks, will announce results for the third quarter of 2011 at 4:05 p.m. ET on Thursday, October 27, 2011. Following the release, Mike Dagenais, Chief Executive Officer ... read more
  • Posted at 9:00 AM
    Earth has been captured, the galaxy is on the verge of total extinction, and it’s up to you as Commander Shepard to assemble the counter offensive and take Earth back. Award-winning developer BioWare, a label of Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:ERTS), announced today that multiplayer will be ... read more
  • Posted at 9:00 AM
    TwitchTV, the world’s largest video game broadcasting community, today announced two key hires from the eSports community: Marcus “djWHEAT” Graham and James “2GD” Harding. These professional gaming luminaries have extensive experience as players, managers, moderators and more in the gaming ... read more
  • Posted at 9:00 AM
    American Express Meetings & Events today announced a new solution, powered by American Express FX International Payments, for pharmaceutical companies looking to simplify healthcare provider payments. The new solution which includes reporting capabilities is exclusively available to American Express Meetings and Events clients, ... read more
  • Posted at 9:00 AM
    Hortonworks, a leading contributor to Apache Hadoop projects, today announced a strategic relationship with Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) to accelerate and extend the delivery of Apache Hadoop-based distributions for Windows Server and Windows Azure. With its unmatched Apache Hadoop domain expertise, Hortonworks ... read more
  • Posted at 9:00 AM
    CTIA Enterprise & Applications Cinterion, a Machine-to-Machine (M2M) industry leader for more than 15 years and a Gemalto company (Euronext NL 0000400653 GTO), today launched the world’s thinnest HSPA+ M2M module. This fully ruggedized, high-bandwidth module features flexible Surface ... read more
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    DSPanel, a leader in providing cutting edge visual business intelligence and mobile analysis, has been recognized by Gartner in two of their annual reports, the "Who's Who in Interactive Visualization for Analysis and Dashboarding" and "Who's Who in Mobile BI". Gartner commented that "[DSPanel's Mobile BI functionality offers] a rare capability in the current mobile BI landscape." This functionality is the ability to build reports within mobile devices and to drag and drop dimensions and measures to generate charts ... read more
  • Posted at 8:58 AM
    New national standards released today provide states, districts, online programs and other organizations with a set of guidelines for ensuring quality online courses in K-12 education. The guidelines, which were issued in the report National Standards for Quality Online ... read more
  • Posted at 8:56 AM
    SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 10/12/11 -- StackMob (http://www.stackmob.com), the leading platform for building, deploying and scaling mobile applications, today announced it has extended its platform to support Android, taking a major leap in mobile development. Mobile developers now have a single powerful backend for both their Android and iOS applications. Gartner has projected that 630 million smartphones will ship worldwide in 2012 and Android will own 49.2 percent of the market. This will appoint Android as the ... read more