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Business News Archive - July 28, 2011

Edison Ventures today announced that technology partner company Portico Systems, Inc. has been acquired by McKesson. Lawrenceville, NJ (PRWEB) July 27, 2011 Edison Ventures today announced that technology partner company Portico Systems, Inc. has been acquired by McKesson.

Xerox High-speed SD duplicators with Micro SD card slots, through a licensing agreement with Vinpower Digital, help office workers save time, money Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) July 27, 2011 As more office workers use micro secure digital (SD) cards to store data on portable electronic devices such as mobile phones, the need to copy memory cards is growing.

Alsop Louie Partners Invests in Next-Generation Mobile Marketing Leader San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) July 27, 2011 Phizzle, Inc., a mobile marketing technology company providing audience engagement solutions to grow fan loyalty, drive monetization and harness brand equity, today announced that it has closed its $3 million “A” round financing led by Alsop Louis Partners.

Turn an iPad into an Extra Monitor for Increased Productivity San Jose, CA (PRWEB) July 27, 2011 Splashtop Inc., the worldwide leader in cross-device computing, today announced Splashtop XDisplay, an app that turns an iPad into a wireless second display for Windows 7 PCs to enhance productivity. Using the iPad as a screen extender can serve many purposes.

Fresh research from Label Networks’ 11th Summer Youth Culture Study—“Back-to-School” reveals key findings of how 13-25-year-olds have changed their spending patterns and why, plus what they consider to be key influences based on new technology, changes in the economy, social networking, and various trends. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) July 27, 2011 Fresh research from Label Networks’ 11th Summer Youth Culture Study—“Back-to-School” reveals key findings of how 13-25-year-olds have changed their spending patterns and why, plus what they consider to be key influences based on new technology, changes in the economy, social networking, and various trends. “The [Study] will cause many brands and agencies to re-examine how they plan to reach the savvy marketplace of today’s youth culture, particularly for back-to-school season, as there have been many changes in the last 6 months,” explains Kathleen Gasperini, Senior Vice President and Editor of Label Networks, a leading glo

Joseph Allyson, a longtime fitness trainer, surfer, and athlete has dedicated his life to being active and fit in everything he does. Joseph, 51, will become one of a select group of Master Trainers focused on Surfing and Action Sports for CrossCore, Inc.

Phixios created an ICMP Monitoring service to augment the existing Full Monitoring service. The ICMP Monitoring service allows clients to monitor up/down, packet loss and response time status of devices without the need for agents and/or hardware in the clients environment.

amaROCKS Group; a developer of cutting-edge business education and training, proudly announces the MLearnPad, the company’s first feature-packed Android 2.2 powered mobile learning tablet. (PRWEB) July 27, 2011 amaROCKS Group; a developer of cutting-edge business education and training, proudly announces the MLearnPad, the company’s first feature-packed Android 2.2 powered mobile learning tablet. MLearnPad’s compact design encompasses a vibrant 8” color LCD touch screen, with a 4GB of internal storage, and up to 32GB of expandable storage via micro SD, a powerful Freescale ARM Cortex – A8 processor, and 512 MB of RAM.

Manoj L. Singh, PhD., to Provide Additional Expertise to Collingwood Group Clients (PRWEB) July 27, 2011 The Collingwood Group announced today that it has retained Manoj K.

Venture capital performance continued on a gradual upward trajectory as of the first quarter of 2011, according to the Cambridge Associates U.S.

Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'