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Wearable Sensors: Technology Trends and Challenges
10/31/2014 10:00:00 AM
In this article, we outline some of the current opportunities, trends and challenges with sensors for wearable applications in a “roundtable” discussion format.  Wearable Sensors and Electronics 2014 conference and exhibition will take place on November 12-13, 2014 in Santa Clara, California to further explore this topic.  For more information about the event, please go to: …
Linaro announces Spreadtrum Communications as latest Club Member
10/29/2014 1:02:47 PM
Linaro Ltd, the not-for-profit engineering organization developing open source software for the ARM® architecture, today announced that Spreadtrum Communications (Shanghai) Co., Ltd. has joined Linaro as a Club Member. Spreadtrum has been at the forefront of bringing competitively priced mobile platforms based on Android operating systems to the market since 2012, and most …
Renesas Electronics Announces Early Retirement Program
10/29/2014 11:53:18 AM
Renesas Electronics Corporation (TSE: 6723, “Renesas Electronics”), a premier supplier of advanced semiconductor solutions, today announced an early retirement incentive program for its employees in Japan. 1. Reasons and background to the early retirement plan Though Renesas Electronics Group’s consolidated net sales and operating income are improving, it still sees the …
Acer Total PC and Commercial Total PC Shipments Achieve Highest YoY Growth among Top Players Worldwide in Q3 2014
10/23/2014 11:40:53 AM
The latest preliminary data from IDC for Q3 2014 showed Acer has improved on its year-on-year (YoY) worldwide PC shipment with growth at 11.8%. This was in contrast to the overall industry decline of 1.4%. Quarter-on-quarter (QoQ), Acer saw a 12.6% rise, which also surpassed the industry average of 5.2%. In both YoY and QoQ shipments, Acer was one of only two brands among the …
Moov, The Most Successful Crowdfunded Fitness Device of All-Time, Raises $3 Million in Series A Funding From Banyan Capital to Bring Coaching to Your Wrist
10/22/2014 4:34:41 PM
MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA - October 22, 2014: Moov , the most successful crowdfunded fitness device of all-time, has secured $3 million in funding. Moov shattered crowdfunding records earlier this year by raising $1 million in just two weeks. Now just seven months after its launch, Moov has closed an additional $3 million in Series A financing led by Banyan Capital . This …
Samsung and Barnes & Noble Introduce New Large Screen Samsung Galaxy Tab® 4 NOOK®
10/22/2014 12:23:53 PM
Samsung Electronics America and NOOK Media, a subsidiary of Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE: BKS) , today announced the introduction of the 10.1-inch Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 NOOK, a new large-screen version of the popular tablet that combines Samsung’s leading technology and NOOK’s extraordinary content and reading experience. This new big-screen co-branded tablet offers the …
Highway1 Incubator Opens Enrollment for Next Class of Hardware Startups; Introduces Rolling Applications
Highway1 Incubator Opens Enrollment for Next Class of Hardware Startups; Introduces Rolling Applications
10/22/2014 12:00:00 PM
Highway1, PCH’s hardware incubator based in San Francisco, today announced an open call for applications from around the world, as well as a shift to rolling admissions. The new admissions process allows startups to be accepted into the program throughout the year, and creates more flexibility and fluidity for applicants. With this change, startups can take advantage of …
Saavn Brings Bollywood and More to Sonos
10/21/2014 2:08:51 PM
Saavn , the world’s leader in digital streaming for Indian music, is bringing HiFi sound into homes this fall with a highly-anticipated integration with Sonos , the Wireless HiFi System, available in beta today.   Saavn has made its streaming products available on the wireless speaker system for its Pro subscribers, in response to high demand from Saavn’s listener base.  …
Panasonic Partners With Powertree Services to Construct 68 Solar-Powered EV Charging Stations with Energy Storage in San Francisco
10/20/2014 2:42:52 PM
Panasonic Enterprise Solutions Company (Panasonic) announced it is providing engineering, construction and procurement services to Powertree Services Inc. (Powertree) to build 68 electric vehicle charging stations at multi-unit residential properties in San Francisco. Construction has begun on the stations, which link together key energy services to provide value for …
Shim Sham Life Launches New Website: Gaming Headset Comparison
Shim Sham Life Launches New Website: Gaming Headset Comparison
10/20/2014 9:00:00 AM
Shim Sham Life, an organization dedicated to product reviews and news of all things lifestyle related, is proud to launch its new website: Gaming Headset Comparison to review and compare the top good gaming headsets in the market. Emil Yau is an online marketing consultant and a huge part of the Shim Sham Life organization. He specializes in researching market …
New generation of YouTube DIYers seek to add value to their homes – but overconfidence is putting them at risk
New generation of YouTube DIYers seek to add value to their homes – but overconfidence is putting them at risk
10/17/2014 4:00:00 AM
There are now over three million YouTube videos that feature DIY in the home and so it is no surprise that more people than ever before are relying on the internet for this kind of information rather than seeking the advice of a professional .  A major reason for this growing trend is that we are keen to add value to our homes. The number of people carrying out work to …
U.S. Department of Homeland Security Raids Alleged Trafficker of Counterfeit Pax
10/16/2014 2:10:13 PM
San Francisco, Calif. October 16, 2014: Law enforcement officials representing the US Department of Homeland Security and a county police department raided the Massachusetts home and office of an alleged counterfeit Pax Vaporizer trafficker on October 7, 2014. The alleged trafficker was observed by law enforcement officials as being in receipt of counterfeit Pax Vaporizers …
Telecom executives at TC3 selected YO! from Yo.com as best new technology demo
10/15/2014 11:57:38 AM
The Summit brings together young cutting-edge companies with the decision-makers in the industry to move innovation to the market faster. The TC3 Demo Pavilion housed over 40 new technology demos spanning from analytic and security to small cells and smart devices. Over the 2-day Summit, the attendees voted for their favorite demos and selected, wifi sharing app, YO! from …
Philips and Dutch Radboud university medical center debut wearable diagnostic prototype for chronic illness at Dreamforce 2014 event
10/14/2014 9:33:27 AM
Today at the Dreamforce 2014 conference in San Francisco, Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG; AEX: PHIA) and Nijmegen, the Netherlands-based Radboud university medical center (Radboudumc) announced the debut of a prototype to support patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). The launch marks the start of joint explorations between Philips and Radboudumc to apply …
Cypress’s TrueTouch® Gen5 Touchscreen Controller for Superphones and Tablets Delivers New Features, Including Industry’s Best Gloved-Finger Tracking
10/13/2014 10:54:14 AM
Cypress Semiconductor Corp. (NASDAQ: CY) today announced that its TrueTouch ® Gen5 touchscreen controller family for large-screen superphones, smartphones, tablets and e-readers now delivers multiple new advanced features, including the world’s best gloved-finger tracking on capacitive touchscreens. The TMA568 controller has also added “hover” support, which enables …
Avnet, Inc. Announces Top Honors for Avnet Supply Chain Velocity E-Magazine
10/10/2014 8:35:43 AM
Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT ), a leading global technology distributor, today announced that its Avnet Supply Chain Velocity e-magazine received first place in the 2014 Outstanding Material Handling and Logistics Content Awards. Sponsored by the College Industry Council on Material Handling Education (CICMHE) and MHI, the nation’s largest material handling, logistics and supply …
Panasonic Ranked 64th in Interbrand’s
Panasonic Ranked 64th in Interbrand’s "Best Global Brands 2014"
10/10/2014 8:28:16 AM
Panasonic ranked 64th in the "Best Global Brands 2014" report published by Interbrand, the world’s leading brand consultancy. This is the 15th annual ranking of the 100 most valuable global brands. The value of each brand is converted into a dollar value to produce the table. Panasonic ranked 64th, its four places up, from 68th last year. Brand value increased by 8%, to …
Philips to showcase new solutions for connected health at Dreamforce 2014 event
10/10/2014 8:22:08 AM
  Royal Philips  ;(NYSE: PHG AEX: PHIA) today announced details of its participation in the Dreamforce 2014 conference in San Francisco, Calif. October 13-16, demonstrating its commitment to connecting care from hospital to home with digital solutions and services that span the health continuum. As the featured health technology company in the Dreamforce Health and Life …
Lenovo and Ashton Kutcher Unveil New YOGA Tablet 2 Pro
10/9/2014 4:35:53 PM
Built for entertainment buffs with built-in tablet-projector 13-in media tablet with exhilarating 8 watts of sound including a subwoofer – a first for a tablet Offers incredible up to 15 hours of battery life and now comes with a fourth mode - Hang Lenovo (HKSE: 992) (ADR: LNVGY) today announced a new way to read, watch, connect and create with the new YOGA …
Comprehensive Portfolio of RF Amplifiers Now Available from Fairview Microwave
Comprehensive Portfolio of RF Amplifiers Now Available from Fairview Microwave
10/9/2014 12:39:36 PM
Fairview Microwave Inc., a preeminent supplier of on-demand microwave and RF components, has recently added a comprehensive selection of industry-leading RF amplifiers including power amplifiers, broadband amplifiers, gain blocks, limiting amplifiers, low noise amplifiers (LNAs) plus more. Fairview’s new line of amplifiers perform across a host of commercial and defense …