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Sun's CEO Jonathan Schwartz has been reviewing Sun's three major strategic imperatives, and the company's progress going in to its next fiscal year. As industry blogs go, the three entries he's produced so far are miniature masterpieces. A fourth and last one is on its way. The first in the series, titled "Understanding Sun in Three Easy Steps," kicks off with the bright and breezy intro: "We're approaching the end of our fiscal year, and given all the swirl in the economy, I thought it worthwhile to restate where Sun's headed as a company, to let customers, partners, employees and investors see and understand where we're headed. Clarity's always useful, doubly so in times of uncertainty." But it isn't long before Schwartz shows us how he's earned his reputation as one of the industry's most insightful bloggers, with a natural ear for a ringing phrase: "I'm neither wo... (more)

Electronic Ticketing Integration Saves Municipal Court Time and Resources

Kansas City Municipal Court (KCMC) in Kansas City, Kansas recently integrated their JustWare | Municipal Court case management solution with their local law enforcement's Advanced Public Safety, Inc.'s (APS) electronic ticketing devices. This integration automatically enters ticket information directly into JustWare using the data from each officer's APS PocketCitation ticketing device, saving both the municipal court and police department both time and resources. Prior to implementing an eticket solution, the Court would receive two of the four paper copies of the citation. Once data entry entered all citation information, KCMC manually filed each citation with the appropriate court date and would relocate the ticket when the date approached. Not only was this process time consuming but also expensive to store and maintain old violation records. "Our old workflow ... (more)

THQ Announces Details of WWE® ’13 Downloadable Content Purchase Program

THQ Inc. (NASDAQ: THQI) today announced details surrounding the company’s downloadable content plans and Fan Axxess Program for WWE® ’13, the revolutionary next installment in the WWE flagship videogame franchise. The content offering, currently slated to include an extensive variety of playable WWE Superstars, Divas, “Attitude Era” luminaries and more, will be available via Xbox LIVE® Marketplace for the Xbox 360® videogame and entertainment system from Microsoft and PlayStation®Network for the PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system. WWE ’13 is currently scheduled for release on October 30, 2012 in North America for Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 system and the Wii™ system from Nintendo. “With a great variety of roster additions, along with fan-favorite offerings for customization and unlockable access, WWE ’13 delivers a comprehensive selection of downloadable cont... (more)

Market Report - High Profile Tech Companies in the news today are Viscount Systems, Microsoft, Cisco, United Technologies, Honeywell

CORAL SPRINGS, Florida, January 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- FinancialNewsMedia.com "Active Tech Companies to Watch" for today:  Viscount Systems, Inc. (OTC: VSYS), Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ: MSFT), Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO), United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), Honeywell International (NYSE: HON) Headline News: Viscount Systems (OTC: VSYS) Receives Microsoft "Be What's Next" Award.     Viscount Systems, Inc. (OTC: VSYS), a leading-edge, high technology supplier of security systems and software, is pleased to announce that it has received a "Be What's Next" award from Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ: MSFT) for its participation in Microsoft Global Security's Good Samaritan Project that was submitted to the Microsoft "What's Next" competition. The Good Samaritan Project was designed to create a social network of employees to reply to and assist in the event of emergencies by u... (more)

Turd Birds Now Available Worldwide on the App Store, Amazon and Google Play

2K announced today the launch of Turd Birds, a new, humor-filled mobile game from Cat Daddy Games. Now available for free to download on the App StoreSM, Amazon and Google Play, Turd Birds can be enjoyed on iPhone, iPad, iPod touch and Android devices. 2K announced today the launch of Turd Birds, a new, humor-filled mobile game from Cat Daddy Games, is now available for free to download on the App StoreSM, Amazon and Google Play, Turd Birds can be enjoyed on iPhone, iPad, iPod touch and Android devices. (Photo: Business Wire) The latest mobile title from Cat Daddy Games, Turd Birds takes fans on an adventure seeking various pedestrians, friends, and treasure boxes to splat with bird turds. As players progress, so do the settings and obstacles, which range from beaches and construction sites complete with UFO’s, to residential neighborhoods and city streets streaming... (more)

Bonded Services Announces New CEO

-- Leadership restructure integrates acquisitions and streamlines services BURBANK, California, July 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Bonded Services, a global leader in high-value physical media storage and logistics for more than 80 years, announces an executive level reorganization that signifies the successful integration of the company's recent acquisitions. The reorganization, coupled with the company's new digital offerings and traditional physical storage will transform the company, creating a complete end-to-end asset management solution that meets its current and future needs. Barry Payne has accepted the position of CEO at Bonded, replacing Jerry Gold, who departed to pursue opportunities outside of the industry.  Payne is a seasoned records storage and services industry expert with a successful background in operations. Most recently, Payne served as CEO of 3GS, L... (more)

Sony Introduces Ultra-Portable NEX-5T Compact System Camera with Wi-Fi®, NFC and Fast Hybrid AF

The versatile new Sony α NEX-5T compact system camera combines a stylish, ultra-compact design and the creative capabilities of interchangeable lenses with large-sensor image quality, speedy Auto Focus (AF) and the convenience of NFC (Near Field Communication) one-touch for easier Wi-Fi connectivity. Inside the new camera is a large, high-resolution 16.1 effective megapixel Exmor™ APS HD CMOS sensor - identical in size to the sensors found in traditional DSLR cameras. The large sensor takes in more light during image capture, allowing for richly detailed DSLR-quality still images and full HD videos. The new NEX-5T camera will come in a kit with the sharp, compact SELP1650 motorized zoom lens, which measures only about 1.2 inches thick when fully retracted. The lens contains built-in Optical SteadyShot™ image stabilization for clearer handheld images and has a smooth... (more)

Photo Printing Platform Provider PNI Digital Media Partners with Samsung

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwired) -- 10/15/13 -- PNI Digital Media (TSX:PN)(OTCQB:PNDMF), the leading innovator in online, mobile and in-store digital media solutions for retailers, announced it has partnered with Samsung. "PNI is thrilled to partner with Samsung," said Kyle Hall, Chief Executive Officer of PNI Digital Media. "PNI's platform delivers an unparalleled service and network of retail photo printing solutions which enable the easy ordering of photo prints directly from a mobile phone." About PNI Digital Media PNI Digital Media operates the PNI Digital Media Platform, which provides transaction processing and order routing services for major retailers. The PNI Digital Media Platform connects consumer-ordered digital content, whether from online, in-store kiosks, desktop software or mobile phones, with retailers that have on-demand manufacturing... (more)

Global Field-Programmable Gate Array (FPGA) Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2019

DUBLIN, December 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/4877m8/fieldprogrammable) has announced the addition of the "Global Field-Programmable Gate Array (FPGA) Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2019" report to their offering.      (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) A Field-Programmable Gate Array (FPGA) is an integrated circuit or semiconductor device used to implement logical function. FPGAs are present in base stations, routers, switches and gateways among others. Besides telecommunication functions, they are integrated in a variety of devices across a wide range of application areas. This market research study analyzes the FPGA market on a global level, and provides estimates in terms of revenue (USD Million) from 2013 to 2019. It recogniz... (more)

Jensen Launches New DUB Edition

HAUPPAUGE, N.Y. and LAS VEGAS, Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LVCC, CENTRAL HALL, BOOTH 10404/10415 – Jensen today announced the launch of  the Jensen DUB Edition line of high-performance car audio amps, speakers and subwoofers. The new line combines Jensen iconic audio technology with the product design and global marketing power of DUB Magazine.  DUB Magazine has earned the street credentials as the biggest automotive lifestyle brand with its focus connecting products to the car culture of today. "The DUB Magazine team has always had their finger on the pulse of the automotive aftermarket developing vehicle accessories that turn heads. With this new Jensen line their performance style has now moved to the sound system components for vehicles.  Our new Amp line has DUB Magazine-designed cosmetics that include new end caps, a new finish and excellent dollar per watt ... (more)

GE, Aavid Thermalloy Partner to Commercialize GE’s Dual Cool Jets (DCJ) Technology

GE today announced it is partnering with Aavid Thermalloy, a world leader in thermal technologies, to commercialize GE’s patented Dual Piezoelectric Cooling Jets (DCJ) technology – click here for a video demonstration of DCJ -. Aavid provides advanced cooling solutions to a wide range of end markets, from consumer electronics and high-end computing to industrial systems, transportation and renewable energy. Julie Hitchcock, Design Engineer at Aavid Thermalloy, looks over an array of GE's patented dual piezoelectric cooling jets (DCJ) produced at Aavid's corporate headquarters in Laconia, NH. Julie is part of the design team at Aavid that will work with GE to commercialize GE's DCJ technology. Aavid provides advanced cooling solutions to a wide range of end markets, from consumer electronics and high-end computing to industrial systems, transportation and renewable ... (more)