NEW YORK -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Barnes & Noble, Inc. announced that with millions of NOOK eReading devices sold, the line has become the company’s biggest bestseller ever in its nearly 40-year history. The new NOOKcolor Reader’s Tablet, introduced just eight weeks before Christmas, is the company’s number one selling gift of the holiday season.
LOS ANGELES -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- In honor of its CES exhibiting debut, JustDeals.com , the deal-a-day retailer, is offering free music downloads plus a discount coupon during the week of the convention. Shoppers who participate in the “Pay with a Tweet” program will receive three free song downloads for the price of a Tweet during CES week, which begins January 5 and runs until January 12, 2011.
By Ina Fried Article Source: CNET News Lookout Mobile Security, which just raised fresh capital to boost its fight against mobile malware, said it has identified the peskiest cell phone threat to date. The Android Trojan, dubbed Geinimi, has cropped up in China and is capable of taking a significant amount of personal data and sending it to remote servers.
LONDON -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- SMS has proven an enormous success ever since it started to show its first signs of traction in the early 1990s. So much so that next year, according to ABI Research estimates, more than seven trillion SMS messages will be sent worldwide, from nearly 4.2 billion mobile subscriptions.
By William M. Bulkeley Article Source: TechReview In the 1990s, two professors at the University of Oregon developed a series of one-minute tests for elementary readers called Dynamic Indicators of Basic Early Literacy Skills, or DIBELS. The professors claimed that their tests and software could predict whether a child was on track to master reading at grade level by year's end or was likely to fall behind.
NORFOLK, Va. and WASHINGTON, /PRNewswire/ -- NATO's Allied Command Transformation (ACT) selected IBM for a strategic technology project to gain experience with emerging information technologies to improve data center efficiency and increase data sharing by its 28 member nations. The initiative will enable the organization to explore and demonstrate a new cloud computing model that could be used to consolidate and integrate technology capabilities for critical Command and Control programs.
WASHINGTON, /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In response to the FCC Open Meeting yesterday, CTIA-The Wireless Association President and CEO Steve Largent released the following statement: "While we agree with Commissioners McDowell and Baker that net neutrality rules are unnecessary, and we continue to maintain that net neutrality rules are particularly unnecessary for the wireless industry that continually innovates, competes and significantly invests in our nation, we recognize that the Chairman has attempted to bridge the differences among the various stakeholders.
WASHINGTON, /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Thanks to a major price war that has broken out among wireless companies, older Americans can now purchase a "senior friendly" prepaid cell phone for less than $15 and get service for as little as $7 a month, according to an analysis conducted by the Senior Advocate Health & Safety Project of the independent and nonprofit Alliance for Generational Equality (AGE), which represents seniors as well as Americans in other generations.
RICHARDSON, Texas, /PRNewswire/ -- Anritsu Company announces that its MT9090A Network Master has received a 2010 Wireless Backhaul Distinction Award from Technology Marketing Corporation (TMC), in conjunction with Crossfire Media and sponsored by its 4GWE website. Winners of the Wireless Backhaul Distinction Award were chosen based upon companies who successfully demonstrated a commitment to innovation toward the 4G Wireless Evolution.
Agilent Technologies Inc. announced its Infiniium 90000 X-Series oscilloscopes was named Test Product of the Year at Elektra 2010, the European Electronics Industry Awards. The Elektra awards are decided by an independent panel of judges focused on 16 award categories. The event, considered an annual highpoint within the electronics industry, recognizes the achievements of individuals and companies across Europe.
Cadence Design Systems, Inc. is pleased to announce that the Cadence® Virtuoso® Accelerated Parallel Simulator has won the Elektra Electronics Industry Awards 2010 as the best design tool and development software. The Elektra Awards, established in 2003 and organized by Electronics Weekly and Reed Business Information in Europe, gives the industry an opportunity to recognize the achievements of individuals and companies across Europe.
SAN FRANCISCO, /PRNewswire/ -- Enterprise Connect, produced by UBM TechWeb, recently announced its list of the top technology trends of 2010 in the enterprise communications arena. Unified Communications, video, and the Cloud were among the top technology trends of 2010, as determined by the Enterprise Connect program committee.
Texas Advanced Optoelectronic Solutions®, Inc. (TAOS; www.taosinc.com) today announced that the company has received the prestigious 2010 TV Innovation Award for its digital ambient light sensors in the Green Technology category at the 2nd Annual TV Innovation Awards. The TV Innovation Awards, administered by IMS Research and judged by an independent panel of industry experts, honors the most groundbreaking companies in the television space shaping the future of the medium in 14 different categories.
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. & MODESTO, Calif. -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- The California Milk Advisory Board (CMAB) is making it easy for consumers agonizing over what to take and serve over the holidays with a mobile tool that takes the guesswork out of cheese selection. The just released Real California Cheese “Pair Savvy” smart phone application or APP helps consumers pair the myriad of delicious California cheese varieties with the wine and beers they enjoy.
Mobile Shopping Made Easier and Faster with Innovative Barcode Scanning and Advanced Voice-Recognition PlatformDecember 21, 2010 7:20 am | Comments
ALISO VIEJO, Calif., /PRNewswire/ -- Leading online retailer Buy.com® recently launched its new app for Apple iPhone® and iPod® Touch. Using innovative barcode technology and the world's most advanced voice-recognition platform from MeMeMe, Inc., the Buy.com app makes mobile shopping easier and faster than ever before.