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Lenovo Extends Term of Joint Venture Agreement with NEC Corporation
10/7/2014 12:29:07 PM
Lenovo Group today announced that Lenovo and NEC had reached agreement to extend the term of their joint venture agreement through 2026.  The joint venture, which sells NEC-branded PCs and tablets in the Japanese market through its subsidiary , was finalized in June, 2011 and initially had a 5 year term lasting through June 2016. The extension of the business relationship …
Canon U.S.A. Executive Vice President Seymour Liebman Named Among
Canon U.S.A. Executive Vice President Seymour Liebman Named Among "50 Most Influential Long Islanders"
10/3/2014 2:24:42 PM
Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, is proud to announce that Seymour Liebman, executive vice president, chief administrative officer and general counsel of Canon U.S.A., Inc., senior executive officer of Canon Inc., and vice chairman of Canon Solutions America, Inc., has once again been named to the Long Island Press "Power List," an award that honors …
Navdy Announces $6.5 Million Seed Round Led by Upfront Ventures
10/2/2014 1:30:26 PM
SAN FRANCISCO – (October 2, 2014) — Today the creators of Navdy , the breakthrough Head-Up Display (HUD) for any car , are announcing the company has closed $6.5 million in Seed Round funding, led by Upfront Ventures . This was the company’s first ever round and was highly oversubscribed, nearly 3X the original plans for raising $2.4 million. Other participating funds …
Smartwatches Storm Wearables Market; Flexible Displays are Critical
Smartwatches Storm Wearables Market; Flexible Displays are Critical
10/2/2014 9:52:56 AM
Wearable electronics are going from geek to chic, as new smartwatches from the likes of Apple and Samsung have set a new standard for technological bling.  At IFA 2014 in Berlin last month, the European consumer electronics show highlighted new smartwatches meant to entice consumers with more fashion-forward designs. Smartwatch makers hope to eventually legitimize wearable …
Tile Secures $13 Million in Financing to Expand the World’s Largest Lost and Found to Android
10/1/2014 3:44:29 PM
San Mateo, Calif. – (October 1, 2014) – Today the makers of  Tile , the tiny wearable for the things you never want to lose, announced the company has closed $13 million in funding. This includes a $9.5 million Series A round led by  GGV Capital  and a $3.5 million seed round led by Tencent .  This round of funding will accelerate development of Tile’s Android app and …
Legacy Republic Launches to Create Micro-Entrepreneurs With Mission to Save America’s 2 Billion Video and Photo Album Memories
Legacy Republic Launches to Create Micro-Entrepreneurs With Mission to Save America’s 2 Billion Video and Photo Album Memories
10/1/2014 2:57:48 PM
Today Legacy Republic is launching to create the first mission-driven marketplace that connects communities through the preservation of their memories. In an effort to save over two billion home videos and photo albums from degradation, destruction and loss, Legacy Republic will provide all the tools and training for candidates looking to supplement their income with …
NeoSleeve Offering 60% Off Coupon Deal on Amazon
10/1/2014 10:00:00 AM
The iPhone 5 armband manufacturer announced on their Facebook page earlier today that they are offering a further 60% off of their sale price when customers enter a particular coupon code when completing the checkout process on Amazon.com.   The likely reason that the sizeable discount is being offered is so that NeoSleeve might move a large quantity of their product in a …
Amazon Fire Phone sales launch at Telekom
9/30/2014 10:08:08 AM
The Amazon Fire Phone is now available to buy exclusively from Telekom. Amazon’s first smartphone - Fire - offers incredible value with unlimited cloud storage for photos taken with the device, 32GB of memory standard, world-class on-device customer support with Mayday and premium hardware. Fire phone offers completely new and unique services such as the Firefly object …
JBL Ropes in Arjun Kapoor & Parineeti Chopra as Brand Ambassadors
JBL Ropes in Arjun Kapoor & Parineeti Chopra as Brand Ambassadors
9/30/2014 9:44:23 AM
HARMAN International, the premium audio and infotainment group today announced the signing of Arjun Kapoor & Parineeti Chopra as ambassadors for the JBL brand in India. The talented and dynamic duo will be seen endorsing a range of new JBL products in the upcoming festive season in an extension of JBL’s Hear the Truth Campaign. The actors’ recent successes and their …
Grab The Newest Cam on the Market and Go Capture Life!
9/26/2014 5:28:34 PM
The eagerly anticipated Polaroid Cube lifestyle action video camera is now shipping and cracking open the high-octane action market for everyday consumers who want to capture videos with friends, family or pets anywhere.  In recent months, the camera has piqued everyone’s interest, as the Polaroid Cube is a cute, fun, lighthearted camera that truly embodies the …
Rovi Hits a Major Milestone with the Deployment of Over Half a Million DTA Guides
9/26/2014 5:17:17 PM
Rovi Corporation (NASDAQ: ROVI) today announced the successful deployment of its guides on over half a million standard and high-definition digital terminal adapters (DTAs). As a result of commercial agreements with more than a dozen leading cable operators including Armstrong, and Cablevision Argentina, as well as successful collaborations with leading equipment …
Polkomtel and Huawei completed Friendly User Test of Voice over Long Term Evolution (VoLTE) in Poland
9/26/2014 5:12:45 PM
Huawei, together with Polkomtel, the operator of Plus network today announced they have successfully carried out a Friendly User Test (FUT) of VoLTE technology for the first time in Poland. Conducted on the commercial network elements, the FUT was completed using the Huawei Smartphone Ascend P7. The goals of the FUT were realized as users were provided with voice and SMS …
Firmware updates now available for the LEICA T camera system and the LEICA X VARIO
Firmware updates now available for the LEICA T camera system and the LEICA X VARIO
9/26/2014 4:53:39 PM
Leica Camera AG presents new firmware updates for the Leica T and Leica X Vario cameras. Users wishing to bring their products up to date can now download the new firmware versions 1.2 for the LeicaT (Type 701) and 1.1 for the Leica X Vario (Type 107)free of charge from the Leica website and take advantage of the enhancements. The firmware version 1.2 for the Leica T …
EPA Honors LG Electronics Usa With Gold Award In 2014 Responsible Electronics Recycling Challenge
9/26/2014 4:51:10 PM
Sustaining its leadership in responsible electronics recycling, LG Electronics USA was recognized today by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency with the 2014 Gold Tier Award in the EPA’s Sustainable Materials Management (SMM) Program.  The Gold Tier Award recognizes LG’s significant contributions to the EPA’s SMM Electronics Challenge goals by increasing the amount of used …
Let Them Fly: CEA Applauds FAA’s Ruling on Drones
9/26/2014 11:31:44 AM
The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)® issued the following statement on behalf of CEA President and CEO Gary Shapiro regarding today’s announcement by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) permitting the use of camera-equipped drones on movie sets: “Today’s decision by the FAA is an important milestone as the agency develops rules to allow unmanned aircraft to …
ZTE Makes It Easy to Live Large with the New ZMAX Phablet at T-Mobile
ZTE Makes It Easy to Live Large with the New ZMAX Phablet at T-Mobile
9/25/2014 12:12:07 PM
ZTE USA, the fourth largest smartphone manufacturer in the U.S.*, today introduced the ZTE ZMAX at its launch event in New York City and announced the phone’s exclusive availability with T-Mobile beginning September 24. This beautiful, value priced LTE smartphone with a 5.7 inch HD screen heightens performance and class in the mid-range market, giving T-Mobile customers more …
iPhone 5 Armband Company NeoSleeve To Produce Weekly Videos
iPhone 5 Armband Company NeoSleeve To Produce Weekly Videos
9/25/2014 10:00:00 AM
NeoSleeve, the company that produces an iPhone 5 armband for running, today announced that they will be endeavoring to produce weekly educational videos that will be shared on the internet.   The short videos will be uploaded for public viewing on YouTube, the popular video sharing website. NeoSleeve founder Ashford Thomas has already produced and uploaded a few …
Norton Delivers Powerful Threat Protection in Single Service
9/25/2014 9:22:36 AM
In a move to streamline nine core offerings into one flagship subscription service, Symantec (Nasdaq: SYMC) today announced the availability of Norton Security. The new service is an advanced, multi-layered protection solution that helps shield consumers from sophisticated and evolving threats across all platforms. Norton Security is also available with an integrated backup …