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Thursday, October 8, 2015

  • Posted at 12:01 PM
    Micrium, the premier RTOS provider for embedded systems and the Internet of Things (IoT), today announced that it has collaborated with Renesas Electronics America, Inc., a premier provider of advanced semiconductor solutions, to provide customers a high-performance, low-cost embedded connectivity platform to accelerate embedded solution development ... read more
  • Posted at 12:00 PM
    NEC Display Solutions of America, a leading provider of commercial LCD display and projector solutions, announced today the X555UNS and X555UNV displays, additions to its powerful 24x7 video wall solutions portfolio. The new 55-inch displays use S-IPS panels, which ... read more
  • Posted at 12:00 PM
    Arrow Electronics, Inc. (NYSE: ARW)—in collaboration with Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated, and Amazon—will showcase the new DragonBoard™ 410c “Internet of Things” (IoT) Starter Kit, which is based on the Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 410 processor and bundled with Amazon’s new IoT Software Development Kit ... read more
  • Posted at 12:00 PM
    Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), a leading global technology distributor, today introduced the Avnet BCM4343W IoT Starter Kit powered by the Broadcom® WICED™ SDK with included cloud connectivity support to Amazon Web Services (AWS) IoT. The kit enables designers to quickly ... read more
  • Posted at 12:00 PM
    Janney Montgomery Scott LLC, a full-service financial services, wealth management and capital markets firm employing over 1,800 employees across 100 locations, announced today the hiring of a new research analyst, Roy Buchannan, who will be covering the Biotechnology sector based out of Janney’s midtown New York, ... read more
  • Posted at 12:00 PM
    Altera Corporation (NASDAQ: ALTR) is attending the SCTE Cable Expo in New Orleans, October 13-16 (Booth #3135), to demonstrate a new, flexible and upgradeable silicon solution for multi-service operators (MSOs) that enables the next-generation of cable architectures at the same low power consumption levels as ASICs. The Altera DOCSIS Remote (MAC) PHY design, which is being demonstrated with partners Analog Devices, and Capacicom, enables cable operators to more efficiently and cost-effectively meet the ever-increasing need to segment cable networks, ... read more
  • Posted at 12:00 PM
    Texas Instruments (TI) (NASDAQ: TXN) today announced its SimpleLink(TM) Wi-Fi® wireless microcontroller (MCU) easily and securely connects IoT endpoints to the Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud for remote management and data analysis. The AWS IoT Software Development Kit (SDK) is now available for TI's low-power SimpleLink(TM) Wi-Fi(®) CC3200 wireless MCU LaunchPad(TM) kit, enabling developers to quickly establish a connection to AWS IoT services and immediately begin development on their IoT designs. TI's SimpleLink Wi-Fi CC3200 wireless MCU LaunchPad is an ... read more
  • Posted at 12:00 PM
    EMD Serono, the U.S. biopharmaceutical business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, today announced the recipients of the third annual Grant for Multiple Sclerosis Innovation (GMSI) at the 31(st) Congress of the European Committee for Treatment and Research in Multiple Sclerosis (ECTRIMS) being held in Barcelona, Spain. Four recipients, from The Netherlands, Finland, Italy, and the UK, will share the overall EUR1 million grant to support their research: -- Dynamics of M1/M2 polarization of microglia in multiple sclerosis: ... read more
  • Posted at 12:00 PM
    Marvell (NASDAQ:MRVL) -- a worldwide leader in providing complete silicon solutions from storage to Internet of Things (IoT), cloud infrastructure, digital entertainment, in-home content delivery and Kinoma® software enabling the "Smart Life and Smart Lifestyle" -- today announced the new Marvell EZ-Connect(TM) MW302 IoT Starter Kit powered by Amazon Web Services (AWS) IoT, a new platform that makes it easy for devices to connect to AWS services so that companies can store, process, analyze, and act on the volumes of ... read more
  • Posted at 12:00 PM
    SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 10/08/15 -- MemSQL (, the leader in real-time databases for transactions and analytics, is hosting a webcast with 451 Research titled, "Internet of Things and Multi-model Data Infrastructure" on Thursday, October 15, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. PT. The webcast will reveal how enterprises can tap into the Internet of Things to drive business value. It will also highlight methods for selecting data processing and analytics technologies to fit the evolving landscape of streaming ... read more
  • Posted at 11:58 AM
    Genetic testing for mutations beyond those currently recommended in medical guidelines may aid the identification of more couples at risk of having a child with cystic fibrosis, according to a study presented today at the 2015 American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG) Annual Meeting, which runs through October 10 in Baltimore, Maryland. The study is one of four that scientists from Quest Diagnostics (NYSE: DGX) are presenting at the conference this week demonstrating the clinical value of genetic tests to ... read more
  • Posted at 11:57 AM
    Epson today announced it will be exhibiting at PhotoPlus Expo, held at the Javits Convention Center in New York City from Oct. 22-24. At its booth (#707), Epson will be showcasing its complete SureColor(®) P-Series photo printer line, including the SC-P400, SC-P600, SC-P800, SC-P6000, SC-P7000, SC-P8000, and SC-P9000. Epson will also be hosting a series of print signings with legendary photographers during the course of the show, as well as supporting several education-focused seminars for attendees. "PhotoPlus Expo is the largest ... read more
  • Localeur Now Available in 20 U.S. Cities --- AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 8, 2015
    Posted at 11:52 AM
    Localeur, the platform where locals share their favorite places to eat, drink and play, announced today the additions of Charleston, S.C., and Nashville, Tenn., to its community of locals. These new cities bring the total number of markets on Localeur to 20 within the United States as the startup reports more than 1,000 percent user growth since the start of 2015. "Charleston and Nashville may not be the most populated cities in the country, but they have strong reputations as unique ... read more
  • Posted at 11:51 AM
    About STaaSStorage-as-a-service (STaaS) is flexible and enables service providers to efficiently deploy automated services for managing, recovering, and archiving data. In a STaaS model, enterprises lease their storage infrastructure to a cloud service provider (CSP) to store their business data. Service level agreements (SLAs) are signed between the concerned parties to facilitate this migration. STaaS is one among several cloud-based service offerings currently being utilized by many enterprises in the US to avoid spending on operating and managing in-house infrastructure ... read more
  • Posted at 11:50 AM
    Concert Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: CNCE) today presented results from a Phase 1 single ascending dose trial of CTP-656, a next generation potentiator being developed for the treatment of cystic fibrosis. In the Phase 1 healthy volunteer trial comparing CTP-656 to current standard of care Kalydeco®, CTP-656 ... read more
  • Posted at 11:50 AM
    App Farm and its Finnish partners today announced the release of its revolutionary web service for game development called Drobbits. Drobbits is the first ever fully browser based game development software with easy to use drag and drop interface and multi-platform publishing support. Make games with no extra software, and with any device including modern web browser. This browser-based game creator will allow anybody to create unique, multi-platform mobile and desktop games with no coding skills required. The service also allows ... read more
  • Keep Our Doctors In Nevada --- LAS VEGAS, NV
    Posted at 11:50 AM
    LAS VEGAS, NV -- (Marketwired) -- 10/08/15 -- In 2004 Nevada voters overwhelmingly passed a ballot measure that helped stabilize a growing medical crisis. More than a decade later that measure has proven to be lasting, effective, legally sound and most importantly -- it actually has kept good doctors in Nevada. Last week, the Nevada Supreme Court unanimously upheld one of the key provisions of the voter-approved measure. The court rightly upheld the provision capping non-economic damages to $350,000 -- ... read more
  • Posted at 11:48 AM
    Recognized as one of the leading academically-based digital health think tanks nationwide, the University of Southern California (USC) Center for Body Computing (CBC), part of Keck Medicine of USC, tomorrow hosts its 9(th) Annual USC CBC Conference. The one-day summit convenes a diverse group influencing the future of health and medicine with speakers in industrial design, artificial intelligence, virtual reality, app development, social media engagement, wearable technology, athletic sports performance, patient advocacy, robotic surgery and venture capitalists. They are ... read more
  • Posted at 11:47 AM
    About generatorsGenerators are backup devices designed to provide temporary AC or DC power using the supplied fuel (gasoline, diesel, or gas). They can be used as a source of backup or emergency power for residential, commercial, and industrial applications. A typical generator is powered by a fuel engine. Portable generators are the best solutions to provide AC power for standby, non-hardwired applications. Low-end models support only a few basic home appliances. However, there are high-end portable generators that can provide ... read more
  • Posted at 11:47 AM
    Turtle Beach Corporation (NASDAQ: HEAR), the leading-edge audio technology company and #1 in gaming audio, today announced the Company's strategic partnership with Hon Hai Precision Industry Ltd., also known as Foxconn Technology Group ("Foxconn"), the world's largest contract manufacturer of electronic products and components. Under the partnership which began late last year, Foxconn is now fully up-and-running manufacturing Turtle Beach's lineup of high-quality gaming headsets, as well as the Company's first-of-its-kind hearing healthcare product for people with hearing loss, HyperSound Clear(TM), ... read more