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2014-02-06 12:30:11

LONDON, Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Global Router Market 2012-2016 TechNavio's analysts forecast the Global Router market to grow at a CAGR of 14.94 percent over the period 2012-2016. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the increasing Internet Protocol traffic. The Global Router market has also been witnessing the adoption of sophisticated technology. However, the need for huge R&D investments...

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2012-08-10 16:48:03

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online RIM´s slow decent from super stardom hasn´t been good for anyone. RIM employees and anyone else whose livelihood depends on the success of the BlackBerry maker has likely had a rough few years. Even those once-loyal BlackBerry users have had to watch their hopes of carrying around qwerty keyboards die a slow, agonizing death. On the other hand, those companies looking to pick up a few pieces of RIM´s business or...

2012-06-20 22:21:15

SHANGHAI, June 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The GSMA, in partnership with Machina Research, today announced that the business impact[1] from the growth of connected devices in China will increase six fold from US$116 billion in 2012 to US$707 billion in 2020, fostering the Connected Life. Connected devices, including smartphones, tablets, consumer electronics and so-called machine-to-machine (M2M) connectivity, are driving innovation and advancement in key industries across Asia Pacific. China's...

2012-06-04 02:28:39

TAIPEI, Taiwan, June 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Computex -- Marvell (Nasdaq: MRVL) today announced its ITU-T G.hn-compliant transceiver chipset will power up Billion's new PLC product series, offering a high level of performance and flexibility for streaming multimedia applications in today's connected home. Marvell and Billion are showcasing the technology in Room 101C at Computex 2012, taking place June 5-9 at the Taipei International Convention Center. (Logo:...

2011-08-24 06:00:00

MECHANICSBURG, Pa., Aug. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Hackers are increasingly viewing home routers as a means of gaining access to sensitive personal data. To help combat this threat, ICSA Labs, an independent division of Verizon, is offering a new program under which manufacturers can have their broadband home routers certified. The program, Managed Broadband Home Router Certification, evaluates a router's effectiveness in identifying safe versus harmful data, and then in denying access...

2011-08-22 16:25:00

DecomWorld reported that at the Asia Pacific's regional decommissioning conference in 2010 Dr Brian Twomey of Reverse Engineering detailed the volume of aging offshore installations across the region. Following this, discussions further analysis deduced that the Asia Pacific decommissioning market had a value of well over $40 Billion. (PRWEB) August 22, 2011 Since this meeting the decommissioning industry in the Asia Pacific has boomed with over a Billion Dollars being spent on new projects...

2011-03-22 11:52:00

Chronic Stress on State Medicaid Program Raises Stakes in DC Medicare Debate as PA Congressional Delegation Urged to Ensure Stable FY 2012 Funding HARRISBURG, Pa., March 22, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius and a U.S. House congressional panel discuss federal health care issues in the Keystone State this week, a new analysis detailing the significance of Pennsylvania's skilled nursing sector to state economic activity finds...

2011-03-02 08:24:00

Cumulative Economic Pressure on Facilities Raises Stakes in 2011 DC Medicare Funding Debate COLUMBUS, Ohio, March 2, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new 50 state analysis detailing the significance of the U.S. skilled nursing sector to the strength of America's national and state economies finds Ohio ranks third nationally in nursing facility-generated economic activity ($13.3 billion annually) and employment (106,356 jobs). The total number of jobs in Ohio resulting from all nursing...

2011-03-01 10:36:00

Proposed 33 Percent State Cuts to Medicaid-Funded Care Raises Stakes in 2011 DC Medicare Funding Debate AUSTIN, Texas, March 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new 50 state analysis detailing the significance of the U.S. skilled nursing sector to the strength of America's national and state economies finds Texas ranks fourth nationally in nursing facility generated economic activity ($12.73 billion annually) and employment (98,700). Total jobs activity resulting from nursing facility...

2011-02-23 09:00:00

Pressure to Cut Medicaid in Albany Raises Stakes in 2011 DC Medicare Funding Debate ALBANY, N.Y., Feb. 23, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new 50-state analysis detailing the significance of the U.S. skilled nursing sector to the strength of America's national and state economies finds New York State ranks first nationally in nursing facility-generated economic activity ($21.35 billion annually) and employment (141,151). Total corollary jobs resulting from nursing facility activity is...