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New Media on Ulitzer The first "Ulitzer New Media Power Panel" took place at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, California. Streamed live to 60,000 viewers via SYS-CON.TV, the panel was moderated by Jeremy Geelan. Geelan's guests in the first power panel were Ian Thain and Tim Crawford. The first "Ulitzer Live! - New Media Conference & Expo " will take place on June 14, 2010 in New York City and will present a world class faculty who will analyze new media, content marketing strategies, social CRM, enterprise social media, personal branding tools, and many other subjects. Ulitzer Live! West will take place on December 6, 2010, in San Jose, California. The Call for Papers for both events are now open. Ulitzer is a "new media" social journalism platform which revolutionizes how we create, deliver, and consume content on the Web. Ulitzer authors can get ... (more)

Network Managers Fail to Prepare for the Expected According to Avaya Research

74% of European businesses have refreshed their network in last 3 years Yet 41% of companies still take a month or more to action network changes GUILDFORD, England, 21 May, 2012 - European businesses are inadequately prepared to support day-to-day business functions despite continuous investment in their IT infrastructure according to a study released today by Avaya, a global provider of business communications and collaboration systems and services. The study - which reflects results of a survey of more than 250 CIOs, IT and network managers across EMEA - found that despite over two-thirds (74%) of businesses undergoing a network refresh within the last three years nearly a quarter (24%) worried about 24/7 availability and a fifth (21%) were concerned about responding faster to the requirements of the business. The results suggest that network investment is focused ... (more)

Firetide Inc. to Obtain FIPS 140-2 Level 2 Validation for MIMO 802.11n Wireless Infrastructure Mesh Products

Firetide Inc., the leading provider of wireless infrastructure mesh networks, today announced it plans to achieve Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS) 140-2 Level 2 certification for its MIMO 802.11n HotPort® 7000 product line. FIPS 140-2 is being adopted as the de facto cryptography standard by governments and industries worldwide, while in the United States, the federal government is required to purchase cryptographic products validated to the FIPS 140-2 standard. “Most of Next Wave’s U.S. government customers require FIPS 140-2 certification for their wireless infrastructure. Therefore, Firetide’s ability to attain this important milestone will make its MIMO mesh network products even more attractive to the vast federal sector market,” said Doug McDaniel, chief operating officer of Next Wave Systems, LLC, an engineering and technology company speciali... (more)

Digital Access Codes for PlayStation(R)Network Games Now Available Via the Amazon.com Video Game Store

SEATTLE and FOSTER CITY, Calif., Oct. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Sony Computer Entertainment America (SCEA) and Amazon.com, Inc. (Nasdaq: AMZN) today announced that digital access codes for more than 200 PlayStation®Network games and game-related content for PlayStation®3 (PS3(TM)) and PSP® (PlayStation®Portable) entertainment systems are now available in the Amazon.com Video Game Store at www.amazon.com/playstationnetwork. The new collaboration between PlayStation and Amazon.com broadens PlayStation's reach and gives consumers another option to purchase digital access codes for download via PlayStation(R)Network with popular titles such as Flower(TM), PAIN, PixelJunk(TM) Eden, Wipeout Pure and classics like Twisted Metal®: Head-On. "We are excited to expand our current library of video game platform downloads," said Paul Ryder, vice president of consumer electronic... (more)

Varitalk Holdings, LLC Announces the Acquisition and Relaunch of the Varitalk Service

CHICAGO, March 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Varitalk Holdings, LLC is pleased to announce it has successfully completed its bid, begun in December 2009, to purchase all of Varitalk Inc.'s assets. The new group plans to leverage Varitalk's platform, brand equity, and unmatched market intelligence to continue delivering world-class advertising solutions as well as innovative new personalized retail products and services. Investors include New York based Harry Kargman, founder and CEO, Kargo, LA based Moise Emiques, creator of top fashion brands Ella Moss and Splendid, and LA based Ben Feingold, former President of Sony Home Entertainment and a highly successful investor in both media and entertainment ventures. Former Varitalk co-founder, Chairman, and CEO, Frederick Lowe, will serve as Varitalk's President. Varitalk's mobile campaign for New Line Cinema's "Snakes on ... (more)

Synopsys' DesignWare SuperSpeed USB 3.0 IP Receives USB-IF Certification

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., March 31 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Synopsys, Inc. (Nasdaq: SNPS), a world leader in software and IP for semiconductor design, verification and manufacturing, today announced that its DesignWare® SuperSpeed USB (USB 3.0) Solution including Controller and PHY IP successfully passed the USB Implementers Forum (USB-IF) SuperSpeed USB certification. To achieve certification, the IP must pass protocol, electrical, and interoperability tests for SuperSpeed USB (USB 3.0, 5 Gbps) and Hi-Speed USB (USB 2.0, 480 Mbps). Synopsys created a fully integrated USB 3.0 IP solution, optimizing all speed modes into a single USB 3.0 solution. This unique implementation enables designers to reduce area, pin count and power compared to separate USB 2.0 and SuperSpeed USB-only designs. Furthermore, the integrated DesignWare SuperSpeed USB IP significantly lowers ... (more)

Warren Spector to Kick-Off 2010 Game Developers Conference Europe as Keynote Presenter

BERLIN, August 4, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Adding to the international lineup of luminary speakers, today UBM TechWeb Game Network, organizers of the leading Game Developers Conference(R) series (GDC), have announced that renowned game designer Warren Spector, creative director for Disney Interactive Studios' Junction Point will open the 2010 Game Developers Conference(TM) Europe on Monday, August 16. Spector's keynote address titled, "What Videogames Can Learn from Other Media ... What We Can't ... And What We Shouldn't" will kick off GDC Europe, which returns to Cologne Germany August 16-18, 2010 for three days of learning, networking and inspiration. During his keynote, Spector will share with the audience his thoughts on videogames as they compare to other media such as movies, television, theater, radio and comic books and explore the ways in which videogames use ... (more)

DICOTA Expands Portfolio of Carry Solutions to Support Growing Variety of Mobile Devices

LAS VEGAS, January 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading carry solutions brand, DICOTA, is expanding its portfolio of design-conscious and functional carry solutions that are set to enhance user experience for a growing range of mobile devices such as smartphones, tablets and laptop computers. To view the Multimedia News Release, please click: http://www.multivu.com/mnr/52182-dicota  "At DICOTA we are supporting the expanding range of mobile devices from top manufacturers such as Apple, RIM and Sony Ericsson with high-quality standout carry solutions that greatly improve customer experience of such devices," comments Endre Kadas, Director Mobile Solutions DICOTA. DICOTA partners with major mobile device manufacturers to ensure DICOTA accessories are quick to market and are in-store to coincide with product launches. DICOTA products also feature unique design characteristic... (more)

Intel to Buy Patents and Next Generation Video Codec Software From RealNetworks

SEATTLE, Jan. 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- RealNetworks, Inc. (Nasdaq: RNWK) today announced that it has signed an agreement to sell a significant number of its patents and its next generation video codec software to Intel Corporation for a purchase price of $120 million. Under terms of the sale, RealNetworks retains certain rights to continue to use the patents in current and future products.   "Selling these patents to Intel unlocks some of the substantial and unrealized value of RealNetworks assets," said Thomas Nielsen, RealNetworks President and CEO. "It represents an extraordinary opportunity for us to generate additional capital to boost investments in new businesses and markets while still protecting our existing business.   "RealNetworks is pleased Intel has agreed to acquire our next generation video codec software and team," said Nielsen. "Intel has a stron... (more)

Brisk® Iced Tea's Bold Approach to Flavor and Consumer Engagement Drives it to Billion Dollar Brand Status

PURCHASE, N.Y., Jan. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- PepsiCo (NYSE:PEP) today announced that Brisk Iced Tea has seized the timing of the surging ready-to-drink iced tea category to double its volume in just two years and reach more than $1 billion in annual retail sales in 2011. Now "That's Brisk, Baby!™" Brisk Iced Tea, which is part of the Pepsi Lipton Tea Partnership, joins fellow beverage brands Diet Mountain Dew® and Starbucks, which also passed the $1 billion mark in 2011. This brings PepsiCo's portfolio of billion-dollar food and beverage brands to 22. "Creativity and authenticity are central to all that we do at Brisk," says Mary Barnard, Vice President, Pepsi Lipton Tea Partnership. "These core values have driven innovative marketing programs that have allowed us to share inventive content with our growing community." Brisk, known for its bold flavors and its "Th... (more)

Acme Packet Chooses Digital China as a Strategic Distribution Partner

BEDFORD, MA and BEIJING -- (Marketwire) -- 02/08/12 -- Acme Packet® (NASDAQ: APKT), the leader in session delivery networks, and Digital China (SEHK: 0861), the largest integrated IT services provider in China, today announced that Digital China will serve as a key distribution channel and services partner for Acme Packet in the region. By including Acme Packet products and solutions in its portfolio, Digital China can now enable its customers to deliver secure, high-quality interactive communications services over IP, including cloud solutions, basic voice over IP (VoIP), and unified communications and collaboration (UC&C). "We share Acme Packet's vision of using first-class session border controllers (SBC) to enable full IP communications," said Yu Zijian, Systems Technology Service SBU, vice president, Digital China. "By including Acme Packet in our product port... (more)

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