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Igmart to be launched with fanfare at Central World
11/21/2014 10:31:15 AM
Sunday evening will see Central World, Bangkok buzzing with the launch of Igmart, a new ‘teen to teen’ selling e-commerce venture. The brainchild of Patricia Lim, Woraponte Tanpoonkiat, AB Cofi Cigarilos, Kennth Kasper and Vincent Zhang, Igmart is expected to revolutionize the world of online merchandise in Asia.  Igmart allows teens to create an account for free, …
Multi million pound project makes the Isles of Scilly “some of the best connected islands in the world”
11/21/2014 9:34:07 AM
Superfast fibre optic broadband has arrived on the Isles of Scilly making them “some of the best connected islands in the world”. The multi million pound project, one of the most ambitious ever undertaken in the UK to bring superfast broadband to a remote community, has just been completed with the first customers already using the high-speed technology. Isles of Scilly …
Flywheel Raises $12 Million in Series C Funding in Rapid Expansion
11/20/2014 1:45:08 PM
Redwood City, CA -- November 20, 2014 -- Flywheel , the consumer-focused taxi app company, announced today that it raised $12 million in Series C funding and named a new executive team led by CEO Rakesh Mathur. The funding from TCW/Craton , Rockport Capital and Shasta Ventures , combined with Rakesh’s extensive consumer technology experience, will further accelerate  …
New Placecast Study Indicates Half of All Americans Have Heard Of In-Store Beacons, and 15 Percent of Cell Phone Users Have Engaged with Them
New Placecast Study Indicates Half of All Americans Have Heard Of In-Store Beacons, and 15 Percent of Cell Phone Users Have Engaged with Them
11/20/2014 12:00:00 PM
A new Placecast poll conducted online within the U.S. on their behalf by Harris Poll indicates that nearly 118 million smartphone owners will be relying on their phones for holiday shopping this year.* For those smartphone owners who plan to do holiday shopping, 3 out of 4 will use their phones to find sales, comparison shop, take pictures of possible gifts, and make …
Verizon’s ‘Give and Give Back’ Campaign Rewards Small-Business Customers, Nonprofits
Verizon’s ‘Give and Give Back’ Campaign Rewards Small-Business Customers, Nonprofits
11/19/2014 2:11:24 PM
Small businesses enrolled in Verizon’s Small Biz Rewards loyalty program have a chance to help themselves and their favorite charity in the company’s Give and Give Back Holiday Sweepstakes. From now until Dec. 31, Verizon’s small-business customers can visit the Small Biz Rewards website to join the program for free and enter the sweepstakes, which will award a grand-prize …
iPhone 6 Models Strengthen Growth in HD and FHD Smartphone Displays, According to DisplaySearch
iPhone 6 Models Strengthen Growth in HD and FHD Smartphone Displays, According to DisplaySearch
11/19/2014 10:28:22 AM
Beginning in Q2’14, display panel makers significantly reduced prices for high-definition (HD, 720 x 1280) and full-high-definition (FHD, 1080 x 1920) in-cell and on-cell modules. According to the latest DisplaySearch Smartphone Quarterly , due in large part to robust consumer demand for Apple iPhone 6 models, adoption of HD and FHD smartphone displays is forecast to grow …
Founder of Lovendar to Speak at the 12th Annual iDate Dating Business Super-Conference on January 20-22 in Las Vegas
Founder of Lovendar to Speak at the 12th Annual iDate Dating Business Super-Conference on January 20-22 in Las Vegas
11/19/2014 8:00:00 AM
New York, NY--Ticonderoga Ventures, Inc. announces that Lovendar will present at the 12th annual iDate Dating Super Conference ( http://idate2015.com ).    Ellona Ferson, CEO of Lovendar will speak during iDate’s “CEO Therapy” session. The session covers startups and provides advice from peers. As the major online dating sites shift their focus from casual hookups to …
Swedish Flic is Ready for Primetime, Launches Crowdfunding Campaign for World’s First Wireless Device To Control Your Smartphone with a Push of a Button
Swedish Flic is Ready for Primetime, Launches Crowdfunding Campaign for World’s First Wireless Device To Control Your Smartphone with a Push of a Button
11/18/2014 12:17:03 PM
Stockholm – (November 17, 2014) – Built by Shortcut Labs, a Swedish startup from the Sweden’s top university, the Royal Institute of Technology, Flic is the first-ever wireless button that makes accessing everyday apps and functions as easy as pushing it. Today, the company is launching a Indiegogo campaign with the goal of raising $80,000 to help release its first batch of …
Logic PD Expert Leading “Healthcare in Real Time” Discussion at LifeScience Alley 2014 Conference
11/18/2014 9:36:17 AM
From smart phones and tablets to wearable devices, technology has dramatically altered consumer’s expectations when it comes to access and speed of information — especially in the healthcare setting. On November 19, 2014 at LSA2014 , LifeScience Alley’s health technology leadership conference to be held at the Minneapolis Convention Center, Logic PD ’s vice president of …
Adobe Advances Data-Driven Marketing Across Mobile Devices
11/18/2014 9:23:15 AM
Adobe (Nasdaq:ADBE) today launched new data-driven marketing capabilities in Adobe Marketing Cloud that deliver highly personalized mobile experiences. Intelligent Location Marketing features enable companies to engage their customers with relevant content and messages based on a user’s proximity to iBeacons. Marketers can deliver location based “in-app” messages to drive …
Ericsson Mobility Report: 90 percent will have a mobile phone by 2020
Ericsson Mobility Report: 90 percent will have a mobile phone by 2020
11/18/2014 9:02:48 AM
By 2020, 90 percent of the world’s population over 6 years old will have a mobile phone, and smartphone subscriptions are expected to top 6.1 billion India and China show fastest growth for new mobile subscriptions with 18 million and 12 million net additions in Q3 2014 800 million new smartphone subscriptions in 2014 brings total to 2.7 billion worldwide Mobile …
Kahuna RevIQ™ Leverages Artificial Intelligence to Maximize Sales and Increase Revenue with Intelligently Timed Messages Across Devices
11/13/2014 2:59:42 PM
Today, Kahuna introduced Kahuna RevIQ ™ , a groundbreaking tool that helps brands maximize sales by telling them exactly when and how to send messages to their customers. Brands like Coupons.com , Overstock.com , and Hotel Tonight are already using Kahuna’s mobile marketing automation tools to boost their customers’ use of mobile apps and increase revenue. …
Live Webinar: Aternity and Zensar Technologies Present Key Strategies for Proactive Monitoring of End User Experience
11/13/2014 8:00:00 AM
Aternity Inc ., the industry’s leader in providing Workforce APM  for any application running on physical, virtual and mobile devices, will host a webinar on November 19 at 10 a.m. ET: “Proactive Monitoring of End User Experience: How to Ensure Success of Your Top 3 Strategic IT Initiatives.” The webinar will feature executive speakers from Aternity and its …
Ondot Systems Wins Popular Science’s Best of What’s New Award
11/12/2014 12:16:28 PM
San Jose, Calif -- November 12, 2014 -- Ondot Systems announced today that its CardControl product has received Popular Science’s coveted Best of What’s New Award for Security this year. Popular Science has long been a leader in highlighting the latest in cutting-edge technology, and Ondot is delighted to be selected in this year’s list of winners. “For 27 years, …
Kcom re-signs framework agreement to deliver voice services in Scotland
11/12/2014 10:54:47 AM
Communications specialist Kcom has been awarded a contract by the Scottish Government for their Fixed Telephony Services Framework Agreement. Kcom, part of the KCOM Group, is able to deliver a full range of voice services including SIP based connectivity, to local authorities, police forces, NHS trusts and other public sector bodies throughout Scotland.   In 2010, the …
Inmarsat scoops two prestigious PR industry awards
Inmarsat scoops two prestigious PR industry awards
11/12/2014 10:52:14 AM
Inmarsat received two prestigious accolades at the annual PRCA public relations awards in London last night. Chris McLaughlin, Senior Vice President, External Affairs and Marketing Communications, was presented with the Mark Mellor Outstanding Contribution to the Industry award, named after the late MD of PR agency Firefly. The Crisis Management award, which recognises work …
UpWest Labs Unveils Details of Its Eighth Batch of Startups, Ranging From Genetics to 3D Design
11/11/2014 5:47:02 PM
UpWest Labs, the leading U.S. accelerator that brings aspiring Israeli early-stage companies to Silicon Valley, today reveals seven new startups that have come to Palo Alto to take part in its four-month program. The companies in this eighth batch represent UpWest Labs’ most diverse group yet, ranging from genetics to 3D design, and language learning to cloud infrastructure. …
Deutsche Telekom sets up one of the largest investment funds in Europe
11/11/2014 9:34:08 AM
Deutsche Telekom is to considerably expand the scope and volume of its investments in venture capital and technological innovation. The Supervisory Board of Deutsche Telekom AG has approved the setup of a specialist team of investment managers in a newly formed company called Deutsche Telekom Capital Partners (DTCP). Deutsche Telekom plans for DTCP to have a fund volume of …
NXP Introduces Innovative Solutions Powering Secure Connections for a Smarter World at Electronica 2014
11/10/2014 12:18:38 PM
NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ: NXPI), an innovator at the forefront of designing and manufacturing solutions that enable secure connections for a smarter world has announced that it will introduce and demonstrate new solutions and share the latest product updates at the Electronica International trade show held in Munich, Germany from November 11-14, 2014, (hall A4-524). …
New Ericsson ConsumerLab report: As citizens turn smart, so will the cities they inhabit
11/10/2014 12:07:30 PM
A new study from ConsumerLab on shows how the internet facilitates smart choices in city life, covering 9 cities worldwide: Beijing, Delhi, London, New York, Paris, Rome, São Paulo, Stockholm and Tokyo Key finding: When city dwellers use the internet to make smarter, more informed choices, cities become smarter too. Smartphone owners in cities globally are now making this …