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2014-02-04 08:42:09

WASHINGTON, Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- TechNet, the CEO network that promotes the growth of the innovation economy, today announced the appointment of Linda Moore as president and CEO. Moore will lead the organization from Washington D.C. and oversee all federal and state programs in support of the policy priorities most important to our nation's vital technology industry. In doing so, Moore will oversee the organization's political, policy and communications...

2014-02-04 08:40:10

Infusion of funds will fuel growth of the company's free communication platform currently in use by over 10 million teachers, parents and students SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Remind101, a free communication platform built for teachers, today announced that it has raised $15 million in Series B financing led by Kleiner Perkins Caulfield & Byers (www.kpcb.com). KPCB general partner John Doerr has also joined its board. This round includes additional participation from...

Google 'Glass Collective' Announced With Ambitious Investor Support
2013-04-11 12:56:47

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online There´s no denying the cool factor of Google´s latest fling, Glass. Very few products have been able to deliver something so futuristic and bring a taste of science fiction to life. For all the cool potential of Glass, however, it´s yet to be seen if anyone will buy these spectacles or how many developers will create apps for them and make them all the more useful. Yesterday, a group of investors announced...

2013-03-14 12:32:28

WASHINGTON, March 14, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- TechNet, the bipartisan policy and political network of technology CEOs that promotes the growth of the innovation economy, is pleased to announce the addition of Marissa Mayer, Yahoo! chief executive officer, president and director, and Safra Catz, Oracle president and chief financial officer to TechNet's Executive Council. "We are delighted to welcome Marissa Mayer and Safra Catz onto the Executive Council," said Rey Ramsey, president...

2013-03-11 08:30:26

74% Want Reform of U.S. Corporate Tax Code to Help U.S. Businesses Stay Globally Competitive; Predict Next Great Innovation Will Come From China Rather Than U.S. WASHINGTON, March 11, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- TechNet, the bipartisan policy and political network of technology CEOs that promotes the growth of the innovation economy, today released a new survey that found there is a strong desire among U.S. likely voters to have an open and flexible immigration system to embrace...

2013-01-29 20:21:54

WASHINGTON, Jan. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- TechNet, the bipartisan policy and political network of technology CEOs that promotes the growth of the innovation economy, today hailed the U.S. Senate introduction of the Immigration Innovation Act, offered by Senators Orrin Hatch (R-Utah), Amy Klobuchar (D-Minnesota), Marco Rubio (R-Florida), Chris Coons (D-Delaware), Jeff Flake (R-AZ), Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), Dean Heller (R-NV), Richard Blumenthal (D-CT), John Hoeven (R-ND) and Mark...

2011-12-01 13:00:00

MENLO PARK, Calif., Dec. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers (KPCB) today announced that Mike Abbott, former vice president of engineering at Twitter, has joined the firm as a partner on its digital team. Abbott led the building of innovative, high-performance applications and services at Twitter, Palm and Microsoft. With a deep background in social and mobile applications and infrastructure, Mike is also an expert in enterprise infrastructure and cloud...

2011-10-12 09:59:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- TechNet, the bipartisan policy and political network of technology CEOs that promotes the growth of the innovation economy, today weighed in with Congressional leadership on both sides of the aisle in support of the pending U.S. Free Trade Agreements [FTA] with Colombia, South Korea and Panama. The letter from TechNet executives was sent to U.S. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nevada), Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell...

2011-09-28 07:00:00

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Sept. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- iControl Networks, a leader in broadband home management, today announced the appointment of Robert (Bob) Hagerty as the company's new CEO. As CEO, Hagerty will focus on product execution with iControl's existing customer and partner networks, as well as growing the company through new market and partnership opportunities. Hagerty will replace co-CEOs Jim Johnson and Paul Dawes, both of whom will remain with iControl in leadership...

2010-11-01 09:14:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Callaway Digital Arts (www.callaway.com), a revolutionary publisher of iPad apps of unique quality and beauty, today announced a partnership with Martha Stewart to bring cookie lovers a visually delicious, interactive cooking app just in time for the holidays, Martha Stewart Makes Cookies for iPad. The company also announced $6 million in Series A financing from Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers' iFund(TM). Ram Shriram, founder of Sherpalo Ventures...