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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 …
Celeno Named One Of Top 5 Fastest Growing Technology Companies in Israel
9/24/2014 12:07:48 PM
Celeno has been ranked 5th in the Israel Deloitte Technology Fast 50 for 2014 – one of Israel’s foremost technology awards ranking the fastest growing technology companies. Celeno was chosen for an exceptional 17,773% growth over the last five years. The awards recognize extraordinary growth driven by technology innovation. To determine the fastest growing companies, Deloitte …
The future of fast is coming to Australia’s best mobile network
9/24/2014 11:59:36 AM
Telstra today confirmed the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 will be Australia’s first ultra-fast LTE-Advanced (LTE-A) smartphone and is set to join Telstra’s product line-up later this year. LTE-A technology will enable owners of compatible smartphones like the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 to experience mobile web speeds previously unimaginable. Telstra’s LTE-A carrier aggregation service …
ARM Supercharges MCU Market with High Performance Cortex-M7 Processor
9/24/2014 11:57:43 AM
ARM has unveiled a new 32-bit Cortex-M processor that delivers double the compute and digital signal processing (DSP) capability of today’s most powerful ARM-based MCUs. The  ARM Cortex-M7 is targeted at high-end embedded applications used in next generation vehicles, connected devices, and smart homes and factories. Early licensees of the Cortex-M7 processor include Atmel, …
Bancroft Taps IBM to Transform the Classroom Experience with Mobile
9/24/2014 9:45:47 AM
IBM (NYSE: IBM ) announced today it is working with Bancroft, a major provider of specialized services for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, to manage an innovative, cloud-based educational program. Staff and students can now access a library of more than 300 educational and clinical apps via an iPad more securely. A longtime leader in using …
Panasonic and Leica Camera Expand Partnership Agreement in the Digital Camera Sector
9/19/2014 10:24:36 AM
Panasonic Corporation and Leica Camera AG today announced they have extended their partnership agreement and agreed to expand and strengthen their technological cooperation in the digital camera field. The agreement includes the extension of license agreement for use of Leica’s trademark on Panasonic’s digital camera products as well as expansion and strengthening of …
Sony develops transparent lens eyewear “SmartEyeglass“
Sony develops transparent lens eyewear “SmartEyeglass“
9/19/2014 9:22:36 AM
Sony Corporation ("Sony") today announced the development of "SmartEyeglass," transparent lens eyewear that connects with compatible smartphones* to superimpose information such as text, symbols, and images, onto the user’s field of view. * Operating requirements: Android 4.1 or later. (Android 4.3 or later is required to use the video functionality of the …