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Breakout Brazilian Food Delivery Service iFood Acquires Papa Rango and Alakarte To Expand Across Brazil
10/23/2014 11:58:39 AM
Today, iFood is announcing the acquisition of Papa Rango and Alakarte , two competitors in Brazil’s fierce market for food deliver y services. With these acqu isitions, iFood brings eighteen new cities into its network and expects to add over 50 thousand orders per month, bringing its total orders per month to over 400,000. iFood is now the go-to …
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
[quote] [quote] 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 …
America’s Number One Home Media Transfer Service, YesVideo, Wins Salesforce 2014 Service Surfboard Award
10/22/2014 4:31:13 PM
YesVideo  is happy to announce it has received the Salesforce  Anytime, Anywhere Award  at the 2014 Service Surfboard Awards.  As the largest and most trusted media transfer service in the country, YesVideo has now served over eight million families across the United States by transferring vintage videos and photos to online and DVD. The Salesforce Service award, which …
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.  …
MotionSavvy Announces Crowdfunding Campaign to Build UNI, the First Device That Allows Both Deaf and Hearing Communities to Naturally Communicate with Each Other
10/21/2014 1:56:48 PM
ALAMEDA, Calif. -- October 21, 2014 - - Can you imagine being held back in your career or having a hard time meeting new people because you were unable to talk to those around you? For the Deaf community this is an everyday struggle. That’s why today, MotionSavvy is officially launching its pre-order campaign for UNI, the world’s first mobile device that enables the Deaf …
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 …
Kids Games Device, Osmo, Secures $12M in Series A Funding Led by Accel Partners
10/16/2014 1:17:20 PM
PALO ALTO, Calif. – (October 16, 2014)— Today, Osmo , the hardware games device for kids that connects to any iPad, announced it has closed $12 million in Series A Round funding led by investor Accel Partners . Other investors participating in the funding round include Upfront Ventures and K9 Ventures . As part of the investment, Accel Partners’ Rich Wong will join …
Alpine Electronics Jumps Into Audio Headphone Market
10/16/2014 10:30:02 AM
Moving beyond premium in-car entertainment systems, Alpine Electronics enters the consumer electronics arena with today’s launch of Alpine Headphones and the accompanying Alpine Level Play iPhone App. Designed specifically for digital-native millennials and combining the company’s legacy spirit and strong heritage brand, Alpine Headphones enhance users’ senses to deliver the …
TomTom extends product portfolio with the launch of online navigation
10/14/2014 9:29:31 AM
TomTom (TOM2) has extended its location-based services product portfolio with an online turn-by-turn navigation service for customers who want to offer a navigation application on an internet-connected device, without having to store a large offline map. As well as integrating TomTom’s existing navigation software and service products, such as NavKit, NavKit Worker and …
Creative Electron Announces New Custom and OEM X-Ray Division
10/13/2014 1:33:39 PM
Creative Electron announced today the creation of a new division dedicated to the design and manufacture of custom and OEM x-ray inspection solutions. The new division will be lead by Dr. Glen Thomas, an industry veteran with decades of experience in designing custom solutions for a wide range of applications – from wood to small animal radiographic inspection. The Custom …
iPhone 6 & iPhone 6 Plus Arrive in 36 More Countries and Territories This Month
iPhone 6 & iPhone 6 Plus Arrive in 36 More Countries and Territories This Month
10/13/2014 12:02:49 PM
Apple® today announced that iPhone® 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, the biggest advancements in iPhone history, will arrive in 36 additional countries and territories across Europe, Asia, the Middle East, Latin America and Africa by the end of October. iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus will be available in a total of 69 countries and territories by the end of the month and are on track to …
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 …
BANDAI NAMCO Games America Inc. Launches TENKAI KNIGHTS: Brave Battle In The Americas On The Nintendo 3DS
10/10/2014 12:36:45 PM
Leading video game developer and publisher BANDAI NAMCO Games America Inc. today launched TENKAI KNIGHTS: Brave Battle for the Nintendo 3DS™ hand-held system at retailers across the Americas. This 2D robot action-fighting game is based on the TENKAI KNIGHTS animated action TV series currently broadcasting on Cartoon Network and puts the shapeshifting action straight into …
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 …
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 …
Visual Intelligence® Wins Two Prestigious Awards from MAPPS in Recognition of its Groundbreaking iOne® Sensor Technology
10/8/2014 9:48:39 AM
Visual Intelligence has received the Grand Award and Technology Innovation Award from the Management Association for Private Photogrammetric Surveyors (MAPPS), which is the only national association of firms in the surveying, spatial data and geographic information systems field in the United States. MAPPS’ annual Geospatial Products and Services Excellence Awards is one of …
Indian cable MSO, Radiant Digitek Network, select Pace pre-integrated software and set-top box solution
10/8/2014 8:49:47 AM
Pace plc, a global leader for digital TV and broadband technologies, is pleased to announce that Indian cable MSO, Radiant Digitek Network Pvt Ltd has selected its pre-integrated middleware, conditional access and set-top box solution to deliver premium TV services to its subscribers. Pace’s pre-integrated solution is a cost-effective solution for operators who seek a high …
Canon U.S.A. Unveils
Canon U.S.A. Unveils "Canon See Impossible" - A Branding Effort Empowering The Creative Spirit In Customers To Make The Impossible Possible
10/7/2014 12:47:35 PM
Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, is proud to announce "Canon See Impossible" - a branding effort aimed to inspire customers to see impossible with Canon products. As part of the companywide marketing initiative, the iconic brand will roll out a new logo visual to include the addition of the "Canon See Impossible" tagline, accompanied by a 3-D visual …