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CTIA-The Wireless Association® Statement on the FCC's Open Meeting on Net Neutrality

December 22, 2010 5:42 am | Comments

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.

Older Americans Now Can Connect for as Little as $7 a Month

December 22, 2010 5:42 am | Comments

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.

Anritsu Company Receives 2010 4GWE Wireless Backhaul Distinction Award

December 22, 2010 5:42 am | Comments

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.

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Infiniium 90000 X-Series Oscilloscope Named Test Product of Year at Elektra 2010

December 22, 2010 5:41 am | Comments

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 Virtuoso Accelerated Parallel Simulator Wins Elektra Electronics Industry Awards 2010

December 21, 2010 7:20 am | Comments

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.

TechWeb's Enterprise Connect Names the Top Technology Trends of 2010

December 21, 2010 7:20 am | Comments

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.

TAOS, Inc. Light Sensor Technology Leadership Recognized with 2010 TV Innovation Award

December 21, 2010 7:20 am | Comments

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.

App Takes the Guesswork Out Of What Cheese To Serve With Your Favorite Beer and Wine

December 21, 2010 7:20 am | Comments

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.

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Mobile Shopping Made Easier and Faster with Innovative Barcode Scanning and Advanced Voice-Recognition Platform

December 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.

Avnet, Inc. Celebrates 50 Years on the NYSE

December 21, 2010 7:20 am | Comments

Avnet, Inc. commemorated its 50th anniversary as a public company on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) by ringing the Closing Bell on Wednesday, December 15, 2010. The bell ringing was broadcast live from the NYSE's website at 3:55 p.m. ET. An archived video of The Closing Bell is available for viewing and/or downloading on Avnet's website.

New ZigBee Input Device Standard Delivers Advanced, Battery Friendly Control for Human Interface Devices

December 20, 2010 6:27 am | Comments

SAN RAMON, Calif., /PRNewswire/ -- The ZigBee® Alliance announced the completion of ZigBee Input Device, the new global standard for human interface devices used in consumer electronics (CE) and computer accessories.   ZigBee Input Device gives consumers improved options to use mice, touchpads, keyboards, wands or remote control pointers from greater distances and even nearby rooms.

WebWatcher Now Enables Parents to Monitor Emails on BlackBerry Smartphones

December 20, 2010 6:27 am | Comments

LOS ANGELES, /PRNewswire/ -- Awareness Technologies today announced that its leading parental computer monitoring software – WebWatcher – is able to track all emails sent to and from BlackBerry devices, making it easier for parents to stay involved in their children's digital lives. According to the Pew Research Center's Internet & American Life Project, 21% of teens 12 to 17 years old use email on their phones.

VaporStream Restores Privacy to the Enterprise with Next Generation Confidential Messaging Platform

December 20, 2010 6:27 am | Comments

CHICAGO -- (BUSINESS WIRE )-- VaporStream today introduced the next generation of its confidential messaging platform, which provides executives and other professionals a way to discuss business issues in writing without fear of private dialogue and information being compromised. VaporStream’s next-generation platform features expanded mobile access, desktop ease-of-use, as well as content filtering capabilities to provide enterprises with a completely confidential business communications channel.

Spread Some Hope This Holiday Season: Support the End Domestic Violence Text-To-Donate Campaign

December 20, 2010 6:27 am | Comments

BASKING RIDGE, N.J., /PRNewswire/ -- Caught up in the hustle and bustle of the holiday season? From gift shopping to party planning, it's easy to get wrapped up in the festive spirit of the season. It's also easy to make a difference for those in need. Together, Verizon and the National Network to End Domestic Violence (NNEDV) ask shoppers to take pause this holiday season and consider donating to the text-to-donate program and help support those affected by domestic violence.

Learn How to “Techorate”- Make Technology Part of Your Life and Enhance Your Decor

December 20, 2010 6:26 am | Comments

BETHEL, Conn. -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- So you finally bought that flat screen 3D TV you’ve been dreaming of, but as soon as you open it, you realize that it has to be connected to your cable box. What a hassle! Plus, the speakers you splurged on seem out of place on your polished parquet floors. Is it even possible to have sleek, new technology and a space to match? Duracell and Apartment Therapy’s founder, Maxwell Gillingham-Ryan have teamed up to offer the following tips for seamlessly and even wirelessly incorporating technology into your home décor (and maybe providing great last minute gift ideas).

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