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30 April 2012

Eventbrite Customizes Registration Offering for Endurance Events and Helps Turn Athletes Into Event Promoters

Eventbrite Customizes Registration Offering for Endurance Events and Helps Turn Athletes Into Event PromotersEventbrite Customizes Registration Offering for Endurance Events and Helps Turn Athletes Into Event Promoters via Deep Social Integration ToolsSAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwire) - Eventbrite, the self-service registration andticketing platform, today announced the release of a tailored product for organizers and participants of endurance races. Kno...

30 April 2012

Nimble Offers Community Managers Free Year of Social CRM Business Edition

Nimble Offers Community Managers Free Year of Social CRM Business EditionNimble Offers Community Managers Free Year of Social CRM Business EditionSocial Business pioneer invests in empowering community managers for more effective social engagementSanta Monica, CA --– Nimble, the award-winning Social Relationship Manager, today announced that it is now offering qualifying community managers across the globe a one-year...

30 April 2012

BBC Worldwide and ABC Entertainment Announce The First-Ever "Dancing with the Stars" Online Game

BBC Worldwide and ABC Entertainment Announce The First-Ever "Dancing with the Stars" Online GameBBC Worldwide and ABC Entertainment Announce The First-Ever "Dancing with the Stars" Online GameDeveloped and Produced by BBC Worldwide Digital Entertainment & Games, "Dancing with the Stars: Keep Dancing" Launches TodayMultiplayer Functionality Available This SummerLOS ANGELES/PRNewswire/ -- BBC Worldwide and ABC Entertainment today an...

30 April 2012

Euroinvestor Cockpit Social Media Investment Platform Wins Best New Financial Service Application in the Danish Internet Awards

Euroinvestor Cockpit Social Media Investment Platform Wins Best New Financial Service Application in the Danish Internet Awards April 30, 2012 02:00 ETEuroinvestor Cockpit Social Media Investment Platform Wins Best New Financial Service Application in the Danish Internet Awards 2012COPENHAGEN, DENMARK--(Marketwire) -Editors Note: There is a video associated with this press release.Copenhagen-based online trading and financial specialist Euroinvestor.com has won the award...

30 April 2012

Annual Symantec Internet Security Threat Report Reveals 81 Percent Increase in Malicious Attacks

Annual Symantec Internet Security Threat Report Reveals 81 Percent Increase in Malicious AttacksAnnual Symantec Internet Security Threat Report Reveals 81 Percent Increase in Malicious AttacksMOUNTAIN VIEW, CA--(Marketwire) - Symantec Corp. (NASDAQ: SYMC) today announced the findings of its Internet Security Threat Report, Volume 17, which shows that while the number of vulnerabilities decreased by 20 percent, the number of malic...

27 April 2012

More than One in Five US Households Have a TV Connected to the Internet, Says ABI Research

More than One in Five US Households Have a TV Connected to the Internet, Says ABI ResearchMore than One in Five US Households Have a TV Connected to the Internet, Says ABI ResearchSCOTTSDALE, Ariz.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--At least 21% of US households (approximately 27 million) have either an Internet-ready TV, game console, standalone Blu-ray player, and/or smart set-top box connected to their home network. Of these four device categories...

27 April 2012

Color, foursquare, Highlight, Mayfield, Pandora, Pulse, Tagged, Wavii, Zappos and Zite to Speak at Glimpse: the Social Discovery

Color, foursquare, Highlight, Mayfield, Pandora, Pulse, Tagged, Wavii, Zappos and Zite to Speak at Glimpse: the Social DiscoveryColor, foursquare, Highlight, Mayfield, Pandora, Pulse, Tagged, Wavii, Zappos and Zite to Speak at Glimpse: the Social Discovery ConferenceEarly Bird Tickets Now on SaleSAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwire) -Core News Facts:Glimpse, the first conference on social discovery, today announced an initial set of 10 confirmed speakers who are leading execut...

27 April 2012

AdaptiveMobile: Mobile data privacy breaches mean churn: 83% of consumers would change operator if their privacy was compromised

AdaptiveMobile: Mobile data privacy breaches mean churn: 83% of consumers would change operator if their privacy was compromisedAdaptiveMobile: Mobile data privacy breaches mean churn: 83% of consumers would change operator if their privacy was compromised75% of consumers would pay more for privacy-protected apps: clear opportunity for operators to make margin and retain customersLONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--AdaptiveMobile, the world leader in mobile security, today reveals ...

27 April 2012

The Web's First "LinkedIn For Entertainers" Awarded by Microsoft

The Web's First "LinkedIn For Entertainers" Awarded by MicrosoftThe Web's First "LinkedIn For Entertainers" Awarded by MicrosoftMicrosoft announced yesterday that Stagee, founded in 2011, has been awarded the Microsoft BizSpark Startup of the Day. Stagee is a new social startup offering an unparalleled, professional platform for entertainers and artists.LOS ANGELES/PRNewswire/ -- Stagee.com, currently i...

27 April 2012

Mobile Use of Social Networks Becoming Preferred Way to Infect Mobile Devices

Mobile Use of Social Networks Becoming Preferred Way to Infect Mobile DevicesMobile Use of Social Networks Becoming Preferred Way to Infect Mobile DevicesAMSTERDAM/PRNewswire/ ---- AVG's Threat Report highlights emerging trend of attacks via mobile social network connections - AVG Technologies (NYSE: AVG), the provider of Internet and mobile security to approximately 108 million active users, today released its...

27 April 2012

Strategy Analytics: Samsung Overtakes Nokia to Become World's Largest Handset Vendor in Q1 2012

Strategy Analytics: Samsung Overtakes Nokia to Become World's Largest Handset Vendor in Q1 2012Strategy Analytics: Samsung Overtakes Nokia to Become World's Largest Handset Vendor in Q1 2012BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--According to the latest research from Strategy Analytics, global handset shipments grew a modest 3 percent annually to reach 368 million units in the first quarter of 2012. Samsung was the star performer during the quarter, cap...

26 April 2012

eMusic Partners with RocketHub to Mark Milestone of 25th eMusic Selects Artist, Shines Bigger Spotlight on Emerging Bands

eMusic Partners with RocketHub to Mark Milestone of 25th eMusic Selects Artist, Shines Bigger Spotlight on Emerging BandseMusic Partners with RocketHub to Mark Milestone of 25th eMusic Selects Artist, Shines Bigger Spotlight on Emerging BandsIranian Indie Rock Band, The Yellow Dogs, Kickoff the New eMusic Selects ProgramCrowdfunding site, RocketHub, Helps Fans Directly Support Musicians on the RiseNEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--eMusic Selects has served as a laun...

26 April 2012

The New York Times Company Launches Ricochet, A New Social Media Advertising Program

The New York Times Company Launches Ricochet, A New Social Media Advertising ProgramThe New York Times Company Launches Ricochet, A New Social Media Advertising ProgramEnterprise Software Company SAP the First to Utilize New Marketing SolutionNEW YORK & PALO ALTO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The New York Times Company announced today the launch of Ricochet, a new approach to digital marketing. SAP, along with media agency Mind...

26 April 2012

gopogo Launches Geo-Location Platform And Community For People to Record, Share and Discover Connected Experiences

gopogo Launches Geo-Location Platform And Community For People to Record, Share and Discover Connected Experiencesgopogo Launches Geo-Location Platform And Community For People to Record, Share and Discover Connected ExperiencesAlready more than 10,000 beta testers are creating digital social objects called “Strings” and sharing them with others in the gopogo communityBusinesses also exploring the power of Strings to extend their brands and deeply engage wi...

26 April 2012

Actian and Unruly Media Bring Big Data to Social Video

Actian and Unruly Media Bring Big Data to Social VideoActian and Unruly Media Bring Big Data to Social VideoUnruly’s Proprietary Social Video Technology Platform Can Now Deliver Campaign Data At Unprecedented SpeedsLONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Actian Corporation today announced that Unruly Media has selected Vectorwise, the world’s fastest and most cost-effective analytical database...

26 April 2012

Fitness for Geeks—New from O'Reilly Media

Fitness for Geeks—New from O'Reilly MediaFitness for Geeks—New from O'Reilly Media Real Science, Great Nutrition, and Good Health Sebastopol, CA—You get up in the morning with the shades yanked down, after having collapsed under the covers at some indeterminate tim...

26 April 2012

FANCRU Launches iOS App Fueling Sports Fan Engagement on Game Day and Beyond for Leagues, Teams, Venues, and Brands

FANCRU Launches iOS App Fueling Sports Fan Engagement on Game Day and Beyond for Leagues, Teams, Venues, and BrandsFANCRU Launches iOS App Fueling Sports Fan Engagement on Game Day and Beyond for Leagues, Teams, Venues, and BrandsSports Loyalty Marketing Platform, FANCRU, Enables Sports Fans to Discover, Cheer and Share with Others During and After Their Favorite Team’s GameNEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--FANCRU, the sports fan engagement and loyalty marketing pl...

26 April 2012

Mobile Payment PAY ON AG cooperates

Mobile Payment PAY ON AG cooperatesMobile Payment PAY ON AG cooperatesMunich, Bavaria ----- In cooperation with the Munich-based company payworks, PAY.ON AG establishes a development partnership for mobile payment solutions. payworksGmbH develops both turnkey white-label products and modular components, making it easyfor payment providers, banks and telecommunications pro...

26 April 2012

Deezer and T-Mobile Partner to Develop a Legal Music Streaming Mass Market in Central Europe

Deezer and T-Mobile Partner to Develop a Legal Music Streaming Mass Market in Central EuropeDeezer and T-Mobile Partner to Develop a Legal Music Streaming Mass Market in Central EuropePARIS/PRNewswire/ ---- In order to promote legal streaming music service in Central Europe, Deezer and T Mobile have announced their partnership. With the support of the local labels and the collecting societies, Deezer and T Mobile are launching a l...

26 April 2012

New App "CamSam" Converts Smartphones Into Practical Speedcam Detectors

New App "CamSam" Converts Smartphones Into Practical Speedcam DetectorsNew App "CamSam" Converts Smartphones Into Practical Speedcam DetectorsThe Newly Developed App CamSam Provides Smartphone Users With Apple iOS and Google Android Operating Systems With a Timely Warning of All Stationary Speedcams All Over the World, as Well as of Mobile Speedcams All Over Europe, in Real TimeHAMBURG, GERMANY--(Marketwire) - The ...

25 April 2012

Barcelona City Tours Launches Travel Blog for Tourists

Barcelona City Tours Launches Travel Blog for TouristsBarcelona City Tours Launches Travel Blog for TouristsBarcelona, Catalonia ---- Barcelona City Tours has launched a travel blog about Barcelona for tourists planning a visit to the Autonomous Community of Catalonia. Barcelona is the second largest city in Spain and attracts large crowds of tourists every year. Barcelona City Tour's new travel bl...

25 April 2012

ngmoco and Kabam Partner to Bring Hardcore Social Games to Mobage

ngmoco and Kabam Partner to Bring Hardcore Social Games to Mobagengmoco and Kabam Partner to Bring Hardcore Social Games to Mobage™Kabam’s First Mobile Game for Android to Launch on Mobage Social Gaming Platform, Summer 2012SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mobile social games leader ngmoco, LLC, a DeNA Co. Ltd (2432.T) company, and Kabam, the leading developer of hardcore social games, have inked an agreement ...

25 April 2012

Cygames’ Rage of Bahamut Offered by Mobage Tops U.S. Top-Grossing Android Apps on Google Play

Cygames’ Rage of Bahamut Offered by Mobage Tops U.S. Top-Grossing Android Apps on Google PlayCygames’ Rage of Bahamut Offered by Mobage Tops U.S. Top-Grossing Android Apps on Google PlayPopular Japanese Card-Battle Game Also Demonstrates Strong Monetization across the WestTOKYO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Cygames, Inc. and DeNA Co., Ltd. have announced today that the smartphone social card battle game Rage of Bahamut (original...

25 April 2012

Social Travel Network CouchSurfing Names Tony Espinoza as New CEO

Social Travel Network CouchSurfing Names Tony Espinoza as New CEOSocial Travel Network CouchSurfing Names Tony Espinoza as New CEOTwenty-year software veteran to upgrade user experience and grow portfolio of mobile offeringsSAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--CouchSurfing, the world’s largest social travel network, announced today that it appointed product guru Tony Espinoza as its new CEO. Espinoza will build on...

25 April 2012

Ned Desmond Joins AOL as COO of TechCrunch, GM of AOL’s Technology Brands

Ned Desmond Joins AOL as COO of TechCrunch, GM of AOL’s Technology BrandsNed Desmond Joins AOL as COO of TechCrunch, GM of AOL’s Technology BrandsIndustry veteran and entrepreneur to oversee Engadget, Joystiq, TechCrunch and The Unofficial Apple WeblogNEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--AOL Inc. (NYSE: AOL) today announced that former Time Inc. executive Ned Desmond has joined the company to oversee AOL’s Tech Media brands, i...

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