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2014-03-12 08:28:32

Formerly of Vente-privee USA, Brady Brings Extensive E-Commerce Leadership and Digital Media Expertise to Premier Life Stage Internet Company NEW YORK, March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- XO Group Inc. (NYSE: XOXO, www.xogroupinc.com), the premier media and technology company devoted to weddings, pregnancy, and everything in between, today announced it has named Katherine Wu Brady as Executive Vice President, E-Commerce and Registry....

2014-02-26 23:28:59

As promised earlier in the year, Laptop Power UK announces their range of refurbished laptops going into the Festive period. The Company’s strategy is to focus on higher end laptops that have been damaged and to repair them, using OEM original parts only. (PRWEB) February 26, 2014 As promised earlier in the year, Laptop Power UK announces their range of refurbished laptops going into the Festive period. The Company’s strategy is to focus on higher end laptops that have been damaged...

2014-02-06 16:25:28

More Than 300 Hackers Compete to Develop Innovative Applications to Help Four Nonprofit Organizations NEW YORK, Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- XO Group Inc. and AngelHack have partnered with four nonprofit organizations--Wish Upon a Wedding, New Course, Day One and Step Up Women's Network (SUWN)--to host a first of its kind hackathon to help improve the lives of women and teens around the world. Hosted at XO Group Headquarters in New York, Hack Upon a Cause: Powered by XO Group Inc. kicks off...

2014-02-05 12:27:40

Formerly of Viacom, Garrett Brings Extensive Sales Leadership and Multi-platform Expertise to Premier Media and Technology Company NEW YORK, Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- XO Group Inc. (NYSE: XOXO, www.xogroupinc.com), the premier media and technology company devoted to weddings, pregnancy, and everything in between, today announced it has named Jennifer Garrett as Executive Vice President, National Enterprise Sales. "We are thrilled to welcome Jennifer Garrett to XO Group," said...

2014-01-22 08:33:13

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sugar Labs(R), educational nonprofit provider of free and open-source learning software for children, is proud to recognize Google Code-In Contest [1,2] grand-prize winners Ignacio Rodriguez and Jorge Alberto Gomez Lopez, who participated brilliantly in Google's annual program for middle- and high-school students aged 13 to 17. Through GCI, Google invites open source organizations to mentor students who work on real programming and...

2014-01-07 12:30:54

No. 1 Supplier of Cameras & Accessories Shifts its Focus to Include Broader Range of Consumer Tech for the Modern Age LAS VEGAS, Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 2014 INTERNATIONAL CES -- On the heels of its 75(th) anniversary, Vivitar has solidified its position as a full-spectrum consumer tech company for the digital age, expanding its product line to include all the accoutrements of life in the modern era. Now, as the digital era marches on, Vivitar is evolving to meet a broader range...

2014-01-07 12:30:51

Faster Processing, Bluetooth, GPS and New Accessories Expand Learning Possibilities and Functionality LAS VEGAS, Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 2014 INTERNATIONAL CES -- New devices and accessories joining the multilingual award-winning line of XO Tablets were unveiled today at the 2014 International CES by One Laptop per Child (OLPC) and its strategic partner Vivitar. The new OLPC designed and developed tablets making their debut are a new 7-inch XO Tablet and a new 10-inch XO Tablet. Both new...

2013-11-18 08:26:49

NEW YORK, Nov. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- XO Group Inc. (NYSE: XOXO, www.xogroupinc.com), the premier media and technology company devoted to weddings, pregnancy, and everything in between, today announced that Gillian Munson will join the Company as its Chief Financial Officer with an expected start date of November 25, 2013. Ms. Munson will replace John Mueller. "I am very pleased to welcome Gillian to the XO Group management team," said David Liu, Chief Executive Officer. "She...

2013-10-15 08:38:43

CAACUPE, Paraguay, Oct. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sugar Labs(R), educational nonprofit provider of free and open-source learning software for children, is proud to celebrate TurtleArt Day in Caacupe, Paraguay, with 275 students, their parents, and 77 teachers. They were joined by educators and Sugar developers from 8 countries throughout the Americas and as far away as Australia. Additional TurtleArt Days are planned for Peru, Costa Rica, Argentina, and Malaysia; the next will be...

2013-08-21 08:30:21

Open Garden to come pre-loaded on OLPC tablets. SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- One Laptop Per Child (OLPC), which debuts its XO Learning System on the new XO Tablet developed through a partnership with Vivitar under exclusive license from OLPC, has partnered with Open Garden to provide seamless Internet connectivity for the tablet. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130821/PH67385-a )(Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130821/PH67385LOGO-b ) Micha...