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Tuesday, August 19, 2014

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    The year 2014 marks an important milestone for EventBank, a fast-growing technology start-up founded in November 2012 by CEO Eric Schmidt, a veteran tech entrepreneur. Recently, EventBank has made waves by pioneering the field of event SaaS, carving out a new segment of the vibrant $17 billion SaaS industry, which is enjoying growth of more than 20% per annum. Through cutting-edge cloud-based technology, EventBank is revolutionizing the event management software industry by providing hyper-intelligent business-centric software tools that captures ... read more
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    Lookout, the leader in mobile security, today announced that it will open a new Technology Development Center in Boston to take advantage of New England's highly skilled talent pool. The high tech company is planning to take a 16,000-square-foot facility in the Financial District and will hire up to 50 people in engineering, sales and marketing over the next 12 to 18 months. This expansion to Boston comes on the heels of last week's news that the company completed a ... read more
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    Savile Row Society (SRS), the exclusive men's club designed to enhance the personal branding of professional men and transform their shopping experience, today announced the addition of four new personal stylists in their New York City-based showroom. Leslie Gilbert-Morales has been named to Head of Personal Styling and will be focused on developing protocols for stylist-client relationships and oversight of the wider team of stylists. Leslie, who underwent professional styling training at the Fashion Institute of Technology, brings over ten years ... read more
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    EngageClick (http://www.engageclick.com), the predictive, personalized multi-screen advertising platform that delivers superior ad engagement and performance, today introduced AdPoll, a new interactive, personalized multi-screen video advertising campaign technology that delivers real-time consumer insights for brands. Leveraging EngageClick's data-driven technology, AdPoll uses personalized multi-screen, dynamic interactive video advertising to encourage consumer interaction, and simultaneously provides real-time consumer insights back to advertisers and brands. AdPoll has already been proven to deliver two times greater consumer engagement than the market average in pilot advertising ... read more
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    IgnitionOne, the global leader in cloud-based digital marketing technology, today announced the full support of Google Shopping campaigns as a feature of its Digital Marketing Suite (DMS). As a fully integrated function within the DMS, IgnitionOne now offers feed management, campaign management, and tracking and reporting functionality to support this new campaign type. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140818/137019 Intuitive and Fast: HTML5 interface allows marketers to view every product in their feed. With the new Google Shopping features in the IgnitionOne's DMS, retailers will be able to ... read more
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    Are you an IT manager having frustrations with the latest version of Microsoft Windows? You are not alone. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140818/137055 In fact, InformationWeek author Jeff Bertolucci has eight specific problems with Windows 8.1 that he'd like to share. While many businesses are sticking with Windows 7 or making due with alternatives until the next version of Windows arrives, those IT professionals who are trying to make sense of the most recent interface and features have their work cut out for them. In his InformationWeek ... read more
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    UTC Aerospace Systems has installed a Cloud Cap Technology TASE 400HD airborne imaging system on a new Airbus Helicopters Inc. AS350b3e helicopter, operated by the Mississippi Department of Public Safety (DPS) Highway Air Operations. UTC Aerospace Systems is a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX). The installation of the Cloud Cap Technology TASE 400HD will provide the Mississippi Highway Patrol Air Operations with high-performance day and night thermal imagery to support its multi-mission capability in patrol, hurricane support ... read more
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    JBT Corporation(NYSE: JBT) announced today that its JBT AeroTech business has been awarded a contract exceeding $6 million to supply gate equipment for the Atlanta Hartsfield International Airport Concourse T Optimization project. The order, placed by the Winter Johnson Group, includes Jetway® passenger boarding bridges, JetAire® preconditioned air units and Jetpower® 400 Hz ground power devices. "JBT AeroTech is excited about this opportunity to continue a decades-long relationship of supplying gate-related equipment and services to the Atlanta Hartsfield ... read more
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    Disney Interactive and Harmonix today announced a pre-order bonus for the award-winning musical motion video game, "Disney Fantasia: Music Evolved." http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140818/137009 Now through October 20, 2014, fans who pre-order the game from participating retailers will receive a song bundle featuring tracks from popular artists - Demi Lovato, OneRepublic, and AVICII. The song bundle will include three hot tracks including Demi Lovato's rendition of the global phenomenon "Let It Go," "Counting Stars" from pop rock band OneRepublic and "Lay Me Down" from EDM ... read more
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    RootMetrics today released its second U.S. State RootScore(®) Reports and Verizon Wireless received the highest award for overall network performance in Alabama. In addition to receiving the top award for overall network performance in Alabama, Verizon Wireless also scored highest in the categories of Speed and Data Performance. Verizon Wireless won or tied for the RootScore Overall Network Performance Award in 47 other states, and won more awards than any other provider for Overall Performance and in the categories ... read more
  • Telecom Equipment Sales to Increase $30 Billion, by 2018 --- REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Aug. 19, 2014
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    According to recently published reports by Dell'Oro Group, the trusted source for market information about the networking and telecommunications industries, the trends for the combined service provider telecom equipment market comprising the Access, Carrier IP Telephony, Microwave, Mobile RAN, Optical, SP Routers, SP WiFi, and Wireless Packet Core markets, are set to improve between 2013 and 2018--by approximately $30 billion. After recording a CAGR of -1% between 2008 and 2013, Dell'Oro Group forecasts the combined service provider equipment markets to ... read more
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    After two years in stealth mode, Seek Thermal today announced that it is readying a consumer device that will bring true thermal imaging to the consumer market. Seek Thermal was founded by a team of industry pioneers who have spent decades advancing the state of military and professional-grade thermal technology. The company's new consumer camera will be available this fall and will be the smallest, most powerful and least expensive device of its kind. Co-founders Bill Parrish and Tim Fitzgibbons have ... read more
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    Caremerge LLC, a revolutionary communication and care coordination platform for the senior care industry, announced today a new partnership with Aver Informatics that will bring the industry's first end-to-end turn-key solution for the bundled payment care initiative for long term care providers. Aver Informatics is a bundled payment data management platform that simplifies the healthcare reimbursement process. Together this marks the industry's first bundled payment solution set forth by healthcare reform due to the Affordable Care Act. The easy-to-use integrated ... read more
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    Benchmark, a global, do-it-yourself email marketing service, today announced the launch of its new Android mobile application. The free app builds on the current Benchmark Email app for Apple devices, making it easier and more convenient than ever to send and track email newsletters anywhere, anytime. As the number one, do-it-yourself email service for businesses of all sizes, Benchmark Email offers the most flexible, user-friendly, affordable tools and award-winning software for sending and tracking email newsletters from the Web, desktops, smartphones ... read more
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    MailMag today announces the launch of its free app, transforming email into a highly intuitive, efficient and visually pleasing way to connect and communicate. MailMag's easy-to-use magazine-like interface enables anyone who uses email on Apple mobile devices, including an iPhone or iPad, to navigate their inbox quickly and easily. MaiMag's disruptive email app with a focus on design debuted and is featured on Apple App Stores globally and is available for free today: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/mailmag/id903391858?mt=8 To view the multimedia assets associated ... read more
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    ViaCyte, Inc., a privately-held regenerative medicine company, announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration ("FDA") has accepted the company's Investigational New Drug Application ("IND") for its VC-01(TM) candidate cell replacement therapy to treat type 1 diabetes. The company plans to promptly initiate a Phase 1/2 clinical trial which it believes to be the first ever clinical evaluation of a stem cell-derived islet replacement therapy for the treatment of patients with type 1 diabetes. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20121026/LA00871LOGO-a "We are pleased to have ... read more
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    Apollo Medical Holdings, Inc. ("ApolloMed") (OTC-QB: AMEH), an integrated physician-centric healthcare delivery company announced its fiscal 2015 first quarter results for the three months ended June 30, 2014. It should be noted that the Company changed its year-end and now reports financial results on calendar quarters. FY 2015 now covers the reporting period from April 1, 2014 to March 31, 2015. Financial Highlights for the Three Months Ended June 30, 2014 Compared to Three Months Ended June 30, 2013: ... read more
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    Entravision Communications Corporation (NYSE: EVC), a diversified Spanish-language media company, announced today that the Company's Board of Directors has approved the repurchase of $10 million of the Company's common stock. Under the share repurchase program, the Company is authorized to purchase shares from time to time through open market purchases or negotiated purchases, subject to market conditions and other factors. "We continue to look for opportunities to return value to our shareholders and are pleased to announce this additional repurchase program," ... read more
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    AT&T* is now offering companies in the transportation industry fleet management solutions that can help them improve safety, increase productivity, and expand savings. AT&T Fleet Management Solutions provides field workers such as long-haul, private, and commercial truck drivers with near real-time information on the status of deployed vehicles and equipment. Businesses can gain new insights to save money on fuel, provide better customer service, and comply with industry and governmental regulations. AT&T delivers bundled solutions to meet the needs of specific ... read more
  • Tech CEOs Expect Greatest Profits In 2017: KPMG Survey --- SANTA CLARA, Calif., Aug. 19, 2014
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    U.S. technology chief executive officers believe tech's growth will continue unabated for the next few years, with peak profits predicted by most for 2017 and strong hiring into 2017, according to the results of a survey by KPMG LLP, the U.S. audit, tax and advisory firm. "While some industry observers wonder whether the tech run will continue, our survey of tech CEOs and their three-year view makes clear these leaders see strong revenue and hiring growth ahead," said Gary Matuszak, ... read more