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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)

Slot Survivor World Series Launching Soon

Toronto, Canada, July 31, 2012 --(PR.com)-- As the last month of summer hits, exciting developments are hitting Red Flush Casino too - in the form of the Slot Survivor World Series, which launches in August. The seventh edition in the series for Red Flush, it’s Slot Survivor like never before. Over $150,000 in cash, loyalty points and physical prizes will be up for grabs each week with payouts to qualifiers every week of the three weeks before finals in which the top five will win fantastic physical prizes. “It’s going to be the biggest Slot Survivor tournament ever held, filled with edge-of-your-seat action as our players from all around the world battle it out,” said Red Flush promotions manager Alex Roberts. The tournament will be structured in tiers of increased difficulty, as the minimum points needed to qualify for the next week increases. So, players will start w... (more)

Genesis Technical Systems Joins Defining Body for Carrier Ethernet, MEF

Genesis to take active role in the thriving Metro Ethernet Forum Coventry, UK - 2 April 2014 - Genesis Technical Systems, a provider of superfast broadband over copper, is proud to announce that it has today joined the Metro Ethernet Forum (MEF). The MEF is an industry alliance comprised of more than 220 organisations globally and focuses on creating technical specifications that promote interoperability and deployment of carrier ethernet worldwide. Genesis' participation in the forum will further its revolutionary work in delivering superfast fixed and mobile broadband over copper, enabling Genesis to further advance small cell backhaul and last mile solutions for fixed operators. As a member of MEF, Genesis will have an active role in the Ethernet community, and will be able participate in the invaluable discussions that shape the future of the ever-changing indus... (more)

Deck the Halls with Great Deals on Award-Winning Devices Just in Time for the Holiday Season from Sprint

Beginning today, Sprint (NYSE:S) customers can visit www.sprint.com/holiday for gifting ideas to help loved ones walk in a Sprint 3G Web wonderland. They can spread holiday cheer on Facebook® and Twitter and share photos of their holiday festivities on America’s most dependable 3G network1. Ring in the holiday right with one of these wonderful devices from Sprint – perfect for your gift-giving needs: HTC Hero™ with Google™ – Give the gift that fits every personality, HTC Hero has over 10,000 available applications in the Android market™ for a truly customizable experience. Priced at just $179.99 after a $50 instant rebate and a $100 mail-in rebate with a new two-year Service Agreement2. Palm® Pre™ – Make multitasking merrier, run multiple applications at once on Palm Pre. Palm Pre introduces Palm Synergy™, a key feature that brings together your personal and profess... (more)

CFC Media Lab Showcases Digital Art Projects at the Cultural Olympiad's Digital Edition (CODE)

TORONTO, ONTARIO -- (Marketwire) -- 01/28/10 -- Editors Note: There is a video and a photo associated with this Press Release. CFC (Canadian Film Centre) is pleased to announce its participation in the Vancouver 2010 Cultural Olympiad's digital edition (CODE), part of a landmark celebration that explores digital creativity. With curatorial participation by CFC Media Lab, CODE Live brings together artists from the digital media and interactive fields to present 21st century visions to 2010 Winter Games audiences. As a key partner in CODE Live, the CFC Media Lab co-curated and produced the Eco-Art programming stream, which features projects produced from the CFC Media Lab's world-renowned Interactive Art & Entertainment Program (IAEP). CfC Media Lab alumni work is also featured in other program areas of CODE Live. The CFC Media Lab is Canada's acclaimed institute for ... (more)

Navtrak Joins with Garmin to Improve Service Fleet Productivity

SALISBURY, Md., March 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Navtrak, Inc., a leading provider of GPS-based fleet tracking software today announced it would use Garmin portable navigation devices to provide real-time vehicle tracking and fleet management solutions for companies with mobile workers. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100309/NE67426LOGO ) Aimed at fleet owners, managers and dispatchers, features exclusive to Navtrak's Adobe Flex-based fleet tracking and management software include Send to Garmin (dispatch jobs directly to a driver's Garmin device for easy and efficient routing); Real-Time ETA (view updates of drivers' estimated time of arrival and departure); Click and Create Jobs (conveniently create and assign jobs from anywhere in Navtrak's software "on the fly"); and Job Status (easily determine what jobs are pending, in progress or completed). "We beli... (more)

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In the news release, 'Malaysia Kitchen for the World 2010' Campaign Launched to Promote Malaysian Restaurants and Cuisine in the New York Metro Area, issued 09-Mar-2010 by Malaysian External Trade Development Corporation over PR Newswire, we are advised by the company that the first paragraph, first sentence, should read "announced yesterday" rather than "announced today" as originally issued inadvertently. The complete, corrected release follows: 'Malaysia Kitchen for the World 2010' Campaign Launched to Promote Malaysian Restaurants and Cuisine in the New York Metro AreaKick-Off Luncheon Featured Award-Winning Chef, Zak Pelaccio, and Prominent Local Malaysian Chefs at International Culinary Center (NYC) NEW YORK, March 9 /PRNewswire/ -- The Malaysian External Trade Development Corporation (MATRADE) announced yesterday the "Malaysia Kitchen for the World 2010... (more)

[email protected] Bolsters Midwest Presence With Senior Hire

Leading Social Media Practice Adds Seasoned Digital Expert Linda Saindon to its Ranks in Chicago CHICAGO, April 18, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- [email protected], a recently launched Ogilvy & Mather practice connecting the agency's social media experts globally to deliver solutions across all areas of business, today announced the appointment of Senior Vice President Linda Saindon. An accomplished marketing and social media strategist with more than 15 years experience, Saindon will apply her combined consumer and digital background to developing innovative campaigns for Ogilvy clients. "Following our official [email protected] launch last month, Linda will help shape our rapidly expanding practice and join our mission to redefine how brands engage with and incorporate social media into their business and communications strategies across all PR, advertising and market... (more)

Hooked Media Group Introduces New Intelligent Social Discovery Features for Mobile Gaming App

SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 06/14/12 -- Hooked Media Group today introduces new intelligent social discovery features to its Hooked app, a game discovery engine of the Google Play Marketplace. Now users can not only find games through personalized recommendations, but also through social discovery. To do so, users can simply log into social platforms like Facebook and connect with friends and then invite, share and recommend their favorite games. With these new features, Hooked is combining what people use most of these days, social networks and mobile applications, to make finding applications easier and more personalized. Hooked's new social discovery features allow users to see what is being played in their community as well as what games are popular and the most played. By using an advanced recommendation algorithm and variety of features, Hooked intel... (more)

BC Discovery Fund Announces Substantial Early Redemption of Outstanding Class B Common Shares

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwire) -- 06/26/12 -- British Columbia Discovery Fund (VCC) Inc. is pleased to announce that it has now redeemed 90% of all Class B common shares ("Class B Shares") issued and outstanding, pursuant to an early redemption offer completed in November 2011 and pursuant to the Fund's second early redemption offer announced on June 5, 2012. Under the terms of the Class B Shares, the Fund has the right to require redemption of the small balance of remaining outstanding Class B Shares in early 2013. The Fund issued approximately 518,000 Class B (DCC200) Shares at a price of $10.00 per share during July to October 2011, with the specific objective of raising funds in order to meet the Fund's minimum investment requirements under the Small Business Venture Capital Act ("SBVCA"). The Fund elected to offer Class B Shares without investment t... (more)

beroNet GmbH Signs Distribution Agreement With Partner Net for Greece

BERLIN, GERMANY -- (Marketwire) -- 06/28/12 -- beroNet GmbH, manufacturer of the World's First Cloud Managed VoIP Cards and Gateways, today announced the signing of a partnership agreement with Partner Net. This agreement makes Partner Net the official preferred partner of beroNet's advanced VoIP connectivity hardware in Greece and Cyprus. beroNet is excited to welcome Partner Net in its rapidly growing global distribution network. Partner Net will provide high quality services in Greece and Cyprus for all beroNet Gateways and Failover solutions, including localized support and administration of beroNet's unique Cloud solution. Partner Net's portfolio combines the beroFix Gateway with the 3CX Phone system for windows and a wide range of end point devices, enabling their extensive network of local resellers and technology integrators to offer a high quality end-to-en... (more)