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Monster®, a world leader in the audio/video accessories category, Beats™ by Dr. Dre™, co-founded by legendary artist and producer Dr. Dre and Interscope Geffen A&M Chairman Jimmy Iovine, Lady Gaga and (RED)™ are teaming up to help eliminate AIDS in Africa. At a live press conference from the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, the group announced a new Monster (PRODUCT)RED™ Special Edition Beats Solo Headphone, in which $5 from the sale of each product will go directly to the Global Fund to support AIDS programs in Africa that provide testing, counseling, treatment and other services for those affected by AIDS. In addition, the group announced that a special Heartbeats™ headphone will be developed for (RED) later this year. “We're honored to have the opportunity for Beats by Dr. Dre to join Lady Gaga with Bono and (PRODUCT)RED in its effort in fighting AIDS... (more)

Altitude Capital Partners Sells Saxon Innovations

NEW YORK, Feb. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Altitude Capital Partners LLC ("Altitude"), a New York based private equity firm, announced today that its portfolio company, Saxon Innovations, LLC ("Saxon"), an intellectual property licensing company, has sold its entire portfolio of one hundred eighty patents ("Portfolio") to Norman IP Holdings LLC ("Norman IP") and RPX Corporation ("RPX") Saxon was formed in August 2007 by Altitude to acquire the Portfolio from Legerity Corporation which was formerly a spin out of AMD Corporation. Prior to the sale, Saxon licensed its portfolio to many of the world's leading mobile handset manufacturers including LG Electronics Inc., HTC Corporation, Nokia Corporation, and Research In Motion Limited (RIM). Rob Kramer, the Managing Partner of Altitude Capital Partners, commented, "it has been a wonderful experience being part of such a signifi... (more)

Bracketron Unveils New Line of Apple iPhone Mobile Mounting Solutions

MINNEAPOLIS, Feb. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Bracketron, the leading manufacturer in mounting solutions for mobile consumer electronics, today introduced the new Hip-Kicker line for Apple iPhone. The Hip-Kicker is sold as a stand-alone belt clip, or with a variety of detachable mounting configuration options for your car, including windshield, air vent and visor. For added convenience, the product also features a "kickstand" feature for viewing in portrait or landscape mode on a desktop. "The Hip-Kicker product line offers iPhone users unparalleled versatility in your car or on the go," said Mark Mandel, Executive Vice President. "This is an exciting new line for users everywhere and demonstrates our ongoing commitment to developing innovative products that intelligently extend the use of your device." Hip-Kicker products are currently available exclusively on the Bra... (more)

CEVA, Inc. Announces Upcoming Schedule of Events With the Financial Community

SAN JOSE, Calif., March 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CEVA, Inc. (Nasdaq: CEVA); (LSE: CVA), the leading licensor of silicon intellectual property (SIP) platform solutions and DSP cores for the handset, consumer electronics and portable device markets, today announced that it will participate in the following upcoming conferences: Tuesday, March 09, 2010 - 8th Annual Wedbush Securities New York MAC: Management Access Conference at Le Parker Meridien Hotel, New York. The presentation is scheduled to be webcast live on the Company Web site, at 2:00 p.m. Eastern / 7:00 p.m. London time.Friday, March 12, 2010 - UBS Technology Conference 2010 at UBS Offices, 1 Finsbury Avenue London EC2M 2PP, UK. The presentation is scheduled to be webcast live on the Company Web site, at 7:45 a.m. Eastern / 12:45 p.m. London time. Please go to the we... (more)

Ottawa-Area Residents Pronounced Samsung's Ultimate Mobile Explorers at 2010 Vancouver Olympic Games

MISSISSAUGA, ONTARIO -- (Marketwire) -- 03/05/10 -- Editors Note: There are two photos associated with this Press Release. Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., the Worldwide Olympic Partner for Wireless Communications Equipment, today announced the Canadian winners of its Samsung Mobile Explorers contest. The "High Five Canada" Mobile Explorer team of Derek Smith and Elise Goodhoofd, who hail from Ottawa, beat out four other young Canadian mobile explorer teams by blogging, vlogging and capturing the overall spirit in Vancouver throughout the 17 days of the Olympic Games. Smith and Goodhoofd were awarded the $10,000 Grand Prize by a panel of Samsung judges who proclaimed their content to be the most original, creative and enthusiastic over the course of the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Winter Games. The Mobile Explorers, who traveled to Vancouver from New Brunswick, Quebec, Ont... (more)

uVuMobile and Sonic Solutions Collaborate on Mobile Video Applications

ATLANTA, March 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- uVuMobile(TM), Inc. (Pink Sheets: UVUM), a mobility solutions and content aggregator today announced that they are collaborating with and building a number of mobile applications for Sonic Solutions® (Nasdaq: SNIC). The partnership will allow consumers with internet-enabled mobile phones to browse, purchase, and watch premium entertainment from Roxio CinemaNow(TM) powered services on a wide array of portable platforms. Users can purchase a full-length movie directly on their mobile phone, view it immediately, and then access the same content from other connected devices including PCs, HDTVs, and Blu-ray Disc players. "Sonic is on the leading edge of digital content distribution and we are excited to be working with them to provide consumers an easy and efficient way to enjoy their favorite entertainment," said Richard S... (more)

Zoran Demonstrates Latest DTV and Set-Top Box Platforms for Worldwide Manufacturers at CCBN 2010 in Beijing

SUNNYVALE, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 03/17/10 -- Zoran Corporation (NASDAQ: ZRAN), the U.S. DTV SOC market share leader in flat panel televisions, is demonstrating its latest DTV and set-top box processor platforms for global consumer electronics manufacturers in Hall 1B, Booth B704 at the China Cable Broadcasting Network (CCBN) 2010 conference from March 23 to 25 in Beijing. Zoran supplies Standard and High Definition set-top box platforms for China Cable and other global markets under brands such as Coship, DVN, Evolution, Homecast, Mingxin, Rinstar, Technisat, and others. "At CCBN, we are demonstrating our latest digital set-top box platforms for manufacturers supplying China Cable operators as well as exports to Europe, India, the U.S., and other markets. We are especially pleased to demonstrate new high definition cable set-top boxes from Coship and DVN which are o... (more)

Toshiba UC Suite Receives 2009 Product of the Year Award Presented by INTERNET TELEPHONY Magazine

IRVINE, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 03/17/10 -- Toshiba America Information Systems Inc., Telecommunication Systems Division (Toshiba -- today announced that its Toshiba Unified Communications (UC) Suite has received a 2009 Product of the Year Award from Technology Marketing Corporation's (TMC®) INTERNET TELEPHONY® magazine. "We are very pleased to receive the INTERNET TELEPHONY Product of the Year award for Toshiba's UC Suite," said Brian Metherell, vice president and general manager for Toshiba America Information Systems Inc., Telecommunication Systems Division. "Toshiba's UC Suite gives Strata® CIX™ VoIP system users of all sizes a full suite of unified communications applications on a single server. It also gives SMB users an affordable entry to unified communications with all the tools they need at their fingertips." "We are pleased to honor... (more)

Affordable and Eco-Friendly LG Remarq Continues Sprint’s Wireless Industry Green Leadership

Proving that it is easy to be environmentally friendly and save money, Sprint (NYSE: S) and LG Electronics MobileComm U.S.A., Inc. (LG Mobile Phones) today announced the upcoming availability of LG Remarq™, which meets Sprint eco-criteria and is the latest addition to Sprint’s growing portfolio of eco-friendly devices. Sprint is the recognized wireless industry leader in delivering to consumers and business eco-friendly devices and recycling programs. LG Remarq will be available on May 9 in all Sprint retail channels including and 1-800-Sprint1 for FREE with a new two-year service agreement and after a $19.99 instant rebate and $50 mail-in rebate (taxes and surcharges excluded). Customers can pre-register for LG Remarq beginning today at Sprint ranked highest among all U.S. telecom companies and #15 overall on Newsweek’s Green... (more)

CelLynx Launches Southern California Ad Campaign

MISSION VIEJO, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 03/22/10 -- CelLynx Group, Inc. (OTCBB: CYNX) (, a leading producer and marketer of 5BARz™ cell signal amplification devices, today announced the launch of a new integrated Southern California advertising campaign. The campaign, which runs through April, uses online ads, social media and special events to engage millions of consumers who experience today's mobile phone bandwidth crunch and are driving demand for cellular network extenders. The advertising campaign features Leo Laporte, named last month as number 12 on's Top 25 Web Celebs, endorsing the 5BARz Road Warrior. He tested the 5BARz Road Warrior at home and on the road. "I use 5BARz," Laporte says. "It works with virtually all wireless carriers and can boost internet speed up to 20 times. 5BARz is a simple plug 'n play design with no external ... (more)

DLNA Quadruples Certification of Network Attached Storage Devices

TOKYO, March 23 /PRNewswire/ -- The Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) announced at their Spring Members Meeting that the number of DLNA Certified® Network Attached Storage (NAS) devices has quadrupled in the last two years. DLNA Certified® NAS devices are available from leading manufacturers, including: Acer; Buffalo; Cisco; Freecom; Fujitsu; Hitachi; I-O Data Device; Iomega; Philips; Promise Technology; Samsung; Seagate; Synology; Technicolor; Western Digital; and ZyXel Communications. These DLNA member companies share a common commitment to helping consumers freely share and enjoy their digital photos, videos and music throughout their lives. "Home NAS use continues to increase as more consumers realize the need for a reliable, cost effective, and centralized way to store and share their photos, videos and music," said Scott Smyers, president and chairman... (more)