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2014-10-22 08:38:44

Over half of SMBs believe IoT will boost revenues, around two-thirds of MSPs think the same but only 18 percent of their customers think they are ahead of the curve AMSTERDAM and SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Roughly 1-in-4 (26 percent) small- to medium-sized businesses (SMBs) and managed services providers (MSPs) expect the Internet of Things (IoT) including multiple devices, wearables and Cloud-based services in general to generate more money for them than any of the other...

2014-10-22 08:38:41

Collaboration with Centrify puts service providers back in control of users with secure sign-on gateway for AVG's Cloud-security and remote management services portfolio AMSTERDAM and SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AVG Technologies N.V. (NYSE: AVG), the online security company for devices, data and people, today unveiled a preview of its new Identity-as-a-Service (IDaaS) services to partners attending its Cloud Summit in Phoenix, Arizona. Managed services provider...

2014-10-07 08:35:57

AMSTERDAM and SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AVG Technologies N.V. (NYSE: AVG), the online security company(TM) for 182 million active users, today announced a three year partnership with Sony Mobile Communications (Sony Mobile) to be the exclusive provider of mobile security to its customers. From autumn 2014, Xperia Z3 series smartphones and tablets will include AVG's flagship AVG AntiVirus PRO for Android(TM) app. This will provide Xperia users with the mobile protection they...

2014-09-10 04:22:14

New AVG Short Data Privacy Notice for AVG's online security, privacy and performance apps makes it clear what information is collected and why AMSTERDAM and SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AVG® Technologies N.V. (NYSE: AVG), the online security company for 182 million active users, today announced that it has now rolled out its AVG Short Data Privacy Notice on its most popular mobile apps. Quick and easy to read like a nutritional label, the new short privacy notice provides an...

2014-09-03 08:27:05

Location Labs adds industry relationships, mobile monetization and strategic technology to AVG's consumer offerings for devices, data, and people AMSTERDAM and SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AVG® Technologies N.V. (NYSE: AVG), the online security company(TM) for 182 million active users, today announced a definitive agreement to acquire privately-held Location Labs, a global leader that uses mobile technology to protect people. Location Labs has been recognized as an Inc....

2014-08-06 04:21:50

Updated AVG PrivacyFix app also allows users to calculate their Twitter value AMSTERDAM and SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AVG® Technologies N.V. (NYSE: AVG), the online security company for 182 million active users, today announced a number of updates to its flagship AVG PrivacyFix(TM) application, including extending its scope to the popular social network Twitter® and enabling users to assess their 'worth' to the key networks in terms of targeted advertising value. With...

2014-07-31 08:42:31

AVG continues to bring the rich Yahoo Search experience to its customers AMSTERDAM and SAN FRANCISCO, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AVG Technologies N.V. (NYSE: AVG), the online security company for 182 million active users, today announced it has renewed its search and distribution partnership with Yahoo!, Inc. AVG Secure Search, provided by AVG and Yahoo since 2012, helps protect users from dangerous websites and online threats using AVG's LinkScanner® technology. Under the renewed...

2014-07-23 04:21:01

AVG App lets you snooze and turn off your alarm with just a nod or shake of your head AMSTERDAM and SAN FRANCISCO, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AVG Technologies, (NYSE: AVG), the online security company(TM) for 187 million active users, today announced two AVG apps that use Amazon's innovative Dynamic Perspective technology solely created for the new Amazon Fire Phone. The AVG Alarm Clock Xtreme app's alarm clock and stopwatch features are controlled with simple head gestures,...

2014-07-10 04:22:14

Puzzle & Dragons, Facebook and theCHIVE rank as top performance draining apps for mobile users worldwide today, according AVG app study findings AMSTERDAM and SAN FRANCISCO, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AVG Technologies N.V. (NYSE: AVG), the online security company(TM) for 187 million active users, today announced the release of AVG Cleaner(TM) for Android(TM) 2.1 on the Google Play(TM) store. The refreshed app features enhanced battery life functionality and has been integrated into AVG...

2014-07-07 04:21:20

AVG Technologies research identifies major gap in training and support for teachers AMSTERDAM and SAN FRANCISCO, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Parents rely too much on schools to teach their children about online safety, according to 82 percent of teachers surveyed globally by AVG Technologies, (NYSE: AVG), the online security company(TM) for 187 million active users. The research highlights the ongoing discussion over the responsibility for delivering online safety education to children, with...


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