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DALLAS, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Amid the proliferation of real time data from sources such as mobile devices, web, social media, sensors, log files and transactional applications, Big Data has found a host of vertical market applications, ranging from fraud detection to R&D. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140821/138541 "Big Data Market: 2014 – 2020 – Opportunities, Challenges, Strategies, Industry Verticals & Forecasts" Key Findings: In 2014 Big Data vendors will pocket nearly $30 Billion from hardware, software and professional services revenues Big Data investments are further expected to grow at a CAGR of nearly 17% over the next 6 years, eventually accounting for $76 Billion by the end of 2020 The market is ripe for acquisitions of pure-play Big Data startups, as competition heats up between IT incumbents Nearly every large scale IT ven... (more)

SXSWedu partners with EdTech Europe 2014 and Europe EdTech 20

Leading edtech events join forces to bridge innovation in US and European markets 27 March, 2014 - EdTech Europe, Europe's leading e-learning focussed conference platform, today announced it will be partnering with SXSWedu, the US' largest and most energetic education sector event, for its 2014 summit along with the Europe EdTech 20 ranking of the top e-learning companies in Europe. The collaboration will see selected participants from the 2014 SXSW LAUNCHedu competition for early-stage education start-ups invited to showcase their product or service to the EdTech Europe 2014 audience of more than 200 established professional learning and education players, innovators and investors. The partnership will also see Europe EdTech 20 entrants considered for application to future SXSW LAUNCHedu competitions, subject to certain eligibility criteria. The EdTech 20 rankin... (more)

Univision Interactive Media Launches New and Enhanced Community Toolbar

Conduit®, the company enabling Web publishers to distribute their offerings directly and indirectly through its global network of publishers, and Univision Interactive Media, Inc., the digital division of Univision Communications Inc., the leading Spanish-language media company in the United States, today announced the launch of the Univision.com Barra (Univision Toolbar), powered by Conduit. This powerful application gives users a simple, personalized conduit to take their favorite Univision.com content with them wherever they browse. It also offers access to social media tools and popular content from across the Web with one click. “Launching premiere affinity products like the Univision.com Barra enables us to create a direct, always-on connection with our audience,” said Kevin Conroy, president of Univision Interactive Media. “Our new community toolbar is a pow... (more)

CA Completes NetQoS Acquisition

ISLANDIA, N.Y., Nov. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CA, Inc. (Nasdaq: CA) today announced that it has completed its $200 million acquisition of NetQoS® Inc., a leading provider of network performance management and service delivery management solutions. The addition of the NetQoS network-centric response time analytics, flow monitoring, and unified communications management solutions enable CA to offer a robust and comprehensive service delivery and assurance portfolio, spanning network and systems management, application performance management, and virtualization and cloud management. "NetQoS enhances CA's ability to help enterprise IT organizations and service providers deliver reliable, flexible, and cost-effective IT and business services," said Ajei Gopal, executive vice president of CA's Products and Technology Group. "We can now offer customers the ability ... (more)

REMINDER: Brian Setzer's Orchestra "Christmas Rocks! Extravaganza" Thursday, December 24 at 10 PM EST / 7 PM PST, Log Onto BillboardLive.com for the Ultimate Online Concert Experience

LOS ANGELES, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 12/24/09 -- WHAT: Free HD Holiday concert broadcast via BillboardLive.com (www.billboardlive.com) featuring the multi-platinum and 3-time Grammy award winning Brian Setzer Orchestra recorded earlier this month from Knoxville, TN Thursday, December 24. Fans can easily access the series by simply logging onto BillboardLive.com where they will be able to safely and securely download the Microsoft Silverlight and OWL HD player onto their computer free of charge with a one-time, simple download. The man credited with singled-handedly resurrecting two forgotten genres of music (rockabilly in the '80s and swing in the '90s), Brian Setzer and his 18-piece Rockin' Big Band will be ringing in Christmas Eve with their Christmas Rocks! Extravaganza recorded live from Knoxville, TN. Setzer, who has been called the greatest guitar player of the... (more)

Macworld 2010 Ushers In a New Era of Breakthrough Products

Macworld 2010 is the place to see the industry’s game-changing innovations for the Apple marketplace next week, IDG World Expo, owner of Macworld 2010, announced today. Macworld, a showcase event for emerging technologies and a forum for industry visionaries, will reveal new-to-market products through a special DEMO event, highlight the year’s best products through the Macworld Best of Show awards, provide a look into the future from industry legend Guy Kawasaki, and spotlight products launching at the show through the First Looks program. New-to-market products and industry innovators will be unveiled at Macworld DEMO: Best of Show on Thursday, February 11, 11:00 am – 12:00 pm in Room 134 of the North Hall in the Moscone Center. Macworld 2010 launched this ground-breaking new program in collaboration with DEMO and Macworld. Matt Marshall, editor and CEO of Venture... (more)

Wyclef Jean Addresses Tomorrow's Leaders at One Young World International Youth Summit

LONDON, February 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Grammy Award-winning Haitian artist Wyclef Jean spoke to young leaders at the inaugural international youth summit One Young World today. The summit attracted nearly 1,000 young people and has addressed major issues such as climate, health, global business, the future of media, the future of politics and interfaith dialogue. Jean joined world leaders Kofi Annan, Sir Bob Geldof and Archbishop Desmond Tutu to talk about his experience as a leader, as well as share lessons learned along the way. After the presentation, Jean listened to the young leaders as they shared their own experiences and asked questions. During the live, interactive satellite address, Jean touched on many important points that relate to young people while also answering questions, several of which related to last month's earthquake in Haiti. James Alcime, a Hait... (more)

Arbitech Becomes a Pano Logic Value-Added Distributor

REDWOOD CITY, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 01/31/12 -- Pano Logic, the leader in zero client desktop virtualization (VDI), today announced that Arbitech, LLC of Irvine, Calif. has become an authorized Pano Logic value-added distributor for North America. Arbitech will team with the network of Pano resellers that assist organizations with radically centralizing desktop computing and slashing their total cost of ownership (TCO) with the Pano System. Arbitech and Pano Logic each bring to the partnership hundreds of resellers. "Pano Logic provides what our customers are seeking in a VDI solution, and that's low cost, ease of use and an end to desk-side user support," said Jim Binford, President, Arbitech. "We continually strive to meet the needs of our customers by strategically partnering with manufacturers like Pano Logic so we may offer the best solutions that help grow thei... (more)

Future US Nucleic Acid Testing Market Outlook

NEW YORK, Feb. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Future US Nucleic Acid Testing Market Outlook http://www.reportlinker.com/p0773583/Future-US-Nucleic-Acid-Testing-Market-Outlook.html#utm_source=prnewswire&utm_medium=pr&utm_campaign=NoCategory Highlights Comprehensive 880-page market segmentation analysis of the US NAT market. Major issues pertaining to the US NAT laboratory practice, as well as key economic, regulatory, demographic, social and technological trends with significant market impact during the next ten years. An extensive review of DNA probe and biochip technologies, test formats, detection methodologies, trends in testing automation and amplification methods. Ten-year test volume and reagent sales forecasts for the following categories:                  - Infectious Diseases... (more)

MGH Adds Three New Clients

BALTIMORE, April 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- MGH, an integrated marketing communications agency, today announced it has added three new clients to its growing roster: Old Bay, M-Edge and the National Consumers League. Old Bay, the iconic seasoning synonymous with Maryland, has retained MGH to re-engage with local consumers through a variety of integrated marketing activities that may include local events and marketing tactics targeting Old Bay enthusiasts. M-Edge, a leading design house of tablet, smartphone and e-reader accessories, has named MGH as agency-of-record to work on a variety of projects. MGH will focus on the creation of M-Edge brand assets including logo, tagline and retail package design, as well as provide services for a research study, search engine marketing and website redesign.  The National Consumers League selected MGH to lead local grassroots marke... (more)

Time Out New York Announces the 2012 Food & Drink Award Winners; The Dutch Takes Best New Restaurant; Seamus Mullen Crowned 2012's Best Chef

NEW YORK, April 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Time Out New York announced the 2012 Food & Drink Award winners tonight at an annual industry awards event honoring the city's best restaurants, chefs, bars and barkeeps. Over 100,000 votes were cast to determine the ten winners in the Readers' Choice category in addition to the ten Critics' Picks winners. Seamus Mullen of Spanish restaurant Tertulia took top honors as Chef of the Year, while The Dutch won Best New Restaurant and Maison Premiere won Best New Cocktails. The event, hosted by Time Out Food & Drink editor Jordana Rothman, included a first-ever Foursquare Award, a nod to not only the quality of restaurants, but their popularity as well, measuring the nominated restaurant with the most check-ins on the popular social media site during the voting period. The award marked the second win for The Dutch, and was pres... (more)