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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 …
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 …