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SYS-CON Events announced on Monday that "iPad Summit" will take place November 1-4, 2010, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, California. The Summit is co-located with the 7th International Cloud Conference & Expo and the 9th International Virtualization Conference & E...
Attensity Group has issued its analysis of public reaction in Twitter to the release of the Apple iPad. This analysis follows Attensity's previous report on sentiment around the iPad after its official launch announcement in late January. Over the weekend of April 3-4, Attensity ...
Kyte, the online, mobile and social video platform for live and on-demand content, today announced an SDK for developing Kyte-powered iPad apps for distribution through the Apple iTunes App Store, as well as web-based support for the iPad through a new, universal embed code that output...
MarketResearch.com has announced the addition of Mintel International Group Ltd.'s new report "Social Networking - US" to their collection of Social Networking market reports. It seems important to the market that users be able to continue to access current SNS for free, or they are...
Fusion Garage announced that its category-creating joojoo Internet tablet has begun shipping from the factory today. joojoo devices are now on their way to U.S. customers who pre-ordered them. Devices should be received by Monday, March 29. New joojoo orders can be placed at https:/...
PSVillage, the largest on-line community serving technology professional services and consulting leaders, announced today that it will host a series ofexecutive breakfasts providing expert presentations and peer discussions on the latest compensation trends and cloud computing impacts ...
The Cram Group, a Microsoft Gold Certified Meridian Systems Consulting and Development Partner, announces general availability of ProjectXnet Cloud Hosting Services for Prolog Converge. Several ENR top 400 customers have already embraced the new hosted service offering. Prolog Conve...
Mergers and acquisitions (M&A) activity in the global technology sector grew for the third consecutive quarter in Q4 2009, bringing optimism for continued growth in 2010, according to a new report by Ernst & Young. Global technology M&A update found that deals done in the technology...
Apple on Wednesday introduced iPad, a revolutionary device for browsing the web, reading and sending email, enjoying photos, watching videos, listening to music, playing games, reading e-books and much more. iPad's responsive high-resolution Multi-Touch(TM) display lets users physicall...
Continuing its robust growth throughout the global recession, content marketing spending is again slated to grow in 2010, according to the annual Junta42 content marketing survey. The majority of marketing professionals polled in the survey plan to increase their spending on conte...
In 36 hours, donations made via mobile phones for Haiti Earthquake Relief have surpassed $7 million across all the short codes managed by the Mobile Giving Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to helping other non-profits raise funds through mobile. This amount represents a ...
At the National Retail Federation (NRF) show being held today, First Insight, a company that is revolutionizing the way retailers make business decisions by connecting them to the voice of the consumer, unveiled the newest version of Virtual Customer Viewpoint (VCV). VCV is a solution ...
FastPencil on Friday announced the availability of its free mobile authoring application allowing iPhone and iPod touch users to capture inspiration anywhere. The FastPencil (www.fastpencil.com) mobile app enables authors to read, write and work on books hosted at the free FastPencil p...
Ulitzer.com, the first revolutionary "new-media" platform in the world, launched today "CES 2010" topic (http://ces2010.ulitzer.com) to provide the most comprehensive breaking news covergae of the annual consumer electronics show. The International CES is produced by the Consumer Elect...
As email marketing becomes an increasingly important driver of revenue for companies around the world, savvy marketers are focusing on improving their programs and enhancing results. To take their email marketing campaigns to a higher level, thousands of marketers logged in last year t...
Audiovox on Wednesday announced that it has entered the e-Reader market with a new line to be sold under the RCA brand. The product launch will be supported by e-content delivered through Barnes & Noble, the world's premier destination for e-books, magazines and newspapers. Barnes & No...
Dailymotion, one of the largest Web video sites in the world, announced interactive advertising formats for Dailymotion’s broadband TV and IPTV channels. The announcement follows the successful launch of Dailymotion’s iPhone app and expands Dailymotion’s successful ad-supported content...
Amazon.com, on Wednesday, introduced Kindle DX with Global Wireless – a new version of the 9.7-inch wireless reading device now with the convenience of wireless content delivery in over 100 countries. In addition to the convenient features such as 60 second downloads, easy-to-use page-...
This increase in value is due in large part to a significant increase in the aggregate value of deals done in the E-Marketing & Search segment. The aggregate value of deals done in this segment was $3.21 billion in 2008 and $5.98 billion in 2009, an increase of 86%. Several large deals...
As the first decade of the millennium comes to a close, Vidyo believes that change is on the horizon in the videoconferencing market as we enter 2010. Vidyo’s predictions for the coming year: 2010 will be the first year when corporate funded, large-scale desktop solutions will be the l...
PR pros looking to open up new channels to pitch journalists need to attend this all new audio conference from Bulldog Reporter's PR University titled: "Journalists Still a-Twitter about Social Media: Editors Reveal How the Press Uses Social Media to Generate Story Ideas and Buzz." In ...
IFS North America today released results of a study of ERP trends that suggest strong demand for both social media and environmental management functionality in business software used in manufacturing and other industrial settings. The study is now available for download directly at ww...
ERP.com (www.erp.com), a leading ERP industry site for enterprise resource planning community site that brings together ERP professionals and enterprise software vendors with the latest enterprise technology information and free resources such as the ERP Application Database and ERP so...
PlayHaven, an online universe of fan communities for iPhone games, and Mobclix, the industry's largest targeted mobile ad exchange, released data today predicting that iPhone game usage is likely to set records in the week between Christmas and New Year's Day, soaring to levels 28 time...
Ms. Robertson writes that Betsy McCaughey "falsely claimed that the stimulus bill required that doctors follow government orders on what medical procedures can and can't be performed." What McCaughey actually said was that the National Coordinator of Health Information Technology would...
An MIT Sloan School of Management professor offers a cautionary note to merchants and others who think they can get better results at a lower cost by advertising on the Internet instead of through more traditional media: Be careful what you click for. According to MIT Sloan Assistant P...
EchoSign, Web-based provider of electronic signatures and signature automation with over 1.2 million users worldwide, launched a novel Twitter integration that allows sales teams worldwide to "ring the bell" on Twitter the moment a deal is signed and closed. Good natured competition, a...
AdEx Media, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: ADXM), a leading performance-driven, online marketing and distribution company, announced today that Scott Rewick, Company CEO resigned on Thursday, December 17, 2009. Scott Rewick was CEO of AdEx since the company began operations in May of 2008. ...
Brightkite, the Social Discovery Network, has launched the first national augmented reality advertising solution. Brightkite’s users have been able to access its augmented reality (AR) service since August through the company’s partnership with Layar. Until now, users of the service co...
ToonUp Snippets, a multi-media company in Wayne, PA., is introducing animated holiday e-cards for Facebook in the nick of time for those who have yet to mail greeting cards. ToonUps e-cards let Facebook members select holiday-oriented, animated, cartoon videos; add any photo of themsel...
MySpace today announced its second annual “MySpace Citizen Journalist” program in partnership with The Wall Street Journal and the World Economic Forum, giving one MySpace user the opportunity to become a special correspondent at the world’s most prestigious conference, the World Econo...
Nowspeed, an internet marketing agency in the Boston area, today announces that they have joined with OneSource, a leading provider of global business information, to conduct a free webinar on social media marketing. The webinar titled "How to Develop Social Media Content That Gets Re...
Advertising Age today named Abbey Klaassen as its new executive editor, in charge of all editorial operations for the brand. She replaces Jonah Bloom, who is leaving Ad Age to become CEO and editor-in-chief of Breaking Media LLC. Ms. Klaassen, currently digital editor for Ad Age, joine...
“Social media shouldn’t be a specialty in PR but a standard,” said Rachel Herrscher, Co-Founder, CEO & Publisher of Today’s Mama. “People view social media and PR in different brackets and, in some instances, different agencies. It’s time for social media to be considered mainstream me...
ArrivedOK (http://www.arrivedok.mobi/hello), the personal flight arrival tracker finishes the phase of public beta and goes commercial now. ArrivedOK tracks air travelers' cell phones in a mobile network when it is turned on after landing and instantly sends those tailored 'Arrived OK'...
The morning of December 4th is a breakfast not to be missed with the Utah Technology Council (UTC), (www.utahtech.org) Utah’s premier professional organization. This year’s PR event focuses on social media marketing tips for growing a business. “It’s not enough anymore to simply know a...
MoadCast brings the consumer and the advertiser closer together in a more meaningful, cost-effective and targeted manner with a revolutionary permission based mobile phone community. MoadCast offers its members a guaranteed revenue share of the advertising revenue generated through Moa...
A new form of blogging is emerging -- somewhere between the status updates of Facebook and Twitter and the full-length posts of classic blogs -- focused on being easy, fun, and connected. TypePad Micro is built for this growing form of blogging, making it easy for people to curate comp...
"PR Camp New York aims to be different from traditional conferences, which rely on power point presentations and panels," said Dan Greenfield, PR Camp New York organizer and principal of Bernaise Source Media, a communications consulting practice. "We are not the first to use an intera...
Eighty percent of YPO companies surveyed plan to invest more resources in social networking funding and staff, according to the Senior Executive Social Networking Survey released today by public relations firm Margolis & Company and the Young Presidents’ Organization. The survey, valid...