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'Squid Skin' Metamaterials Project Yields Vivid Color Display
September 16, 2014
Rice University issued the following news release: The quest to create artificial "squid skin" -- camouflaging metamaterials that can "see" colors and automatically blend into the background -- is one step closer to reality, thanks to a breakthrough color-display technology unveiled this week by Rice University's Laboratory for Nanophotonics (LANP). The new full-color display technology uses aluminum nanoparticles to create the vivid red, blue and green hues found in today's top-of-the-line LCD televisions and monitors. The technology is described in a new study that will be posted online this week in the Early Edition of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS).

Global Markets for Surgical Video Recording Devices and Surgical Displays
September 15, 2014
The Global Markets for Surgical Video Recording Devices and Surgical Displays report includes advanced systems that offer additional features such as: dual channel recording so two different imaging systems can be recorded at the same time, DICOM and PACS compatibility, and secure wireless system connectivity within hospitals. Many facilities have replaced their standard definition (SD) camera systems with HD capable camera systems.

eBay Enterprise Announces New Commerce Marketing Platform to Drive One-to-One Commerce Marketing at Scale; Strategic Partnership with FICO Unlocks the Power of Analytics and Ignites Omnichannel Commerce;
September 15, 2014
eBay Enterprise , an eBay Inc. company, today announced the eBay Enterprise Commerce Marketing Platform, a new omnichannel engagement suite that will enable marketers to drive and optimize one-to-one commerce at scale. Designed and built from the ground up, in strategic partnership with FICO , a leading predictive analytics and decision management software company, the platform combines the unmatched commerce insights, demand generation delivery technologies and intellectual property of eBay Enterprise with FICO's powerful analytics technologies and products to optimize the relevance and value of each individual customer's purchasing journey. Through this integrated and dynamic suite, brands and retailers can unlock the predictive power of their data to deliver the most effective content to the most responsive customers through the best combination of channels.

Sprint announces availability of Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5 with Sprint Spark
September 15, 2014
HIGHLIGHT: Sprint, a communications services company, has announced the availability of Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5 with Sprint Spark.

Kateeva Closes Series D Round With $38 Million in Financing
September 15, 2014
Kateeva today announced that it has closed its Series D round with $38 million in financing. The newest participant is Samsung Venture Investment Corporation (SVIC). Existing investors also contributed. They include: Sigma Partners, Spark Capital, Madrone Capital Partners, DBL Investors, New Science Ventures, and VEECO Instruments, Inc.

Washington: DESIGN MANAGER - VISUAL Job # 62443
September 15, 2014
American Herbal Products Association has issued the following job vacancy: Job Category: Advertising Title: DESIGN MANAGER - VISUAL Job Location: Framingham Percent Travel: --- Hiring Co.: STAPLES Specialty Area: Creative Size of Company: - Sales Volume of Position: Base Salary: $ - Bonus Potential: - Bonus Percent:

MHL Products Now Featured in More Than 100 Gome Retail Stores Across Beijing
September 15, 2014
Beijing, Sept. 15 -- MHL, LLC today announced that MHL(R) TVs, smartphones and accessories are now featured in more than 100 Gome stores across Beijing. Gome, one of the top retailers in China, has outfitted each store with banners, signage and in-store demonstrations to increase consumer awareness around MHL's benefits and showcase products that include MHL technology. The expanded rollout of MHL products in Gome stores will continue over the course of 2014 and beyond. "Gome prides itself on carrying the latest mobile and consumer electronics with a knowledgeable and tech-savvy staff who are dedicated to delivering the highest level of customer satisfaction," said Li Xiaoning, general manager, Gome Accessory Company. "Through these promotional launches, we hope that consumers can make more informed purchasing decisions and get the most out of their MHL products."

Garmin introduces vivosmart activity tracker
September 12, 2014
HIGHLIGHT: Garmin International, Inc., a provider of satellite navigation solutions, has introduced vivosmart, an activity tracker with smart notifications.

Sony Mobile Communications introduces two new Xperia Z series smartphones
September 12, 2014
HIGHLIGHT: Sony Mobile Communications Inc., a subsidiary of Sony Corporation, has introduced new Xperia Z3 and Xperia Z3 Compact, two new Xperia Z series smartphones.

Ala. Woman Faces Attacks After Opposing Religious Display In Government Office
September 01, 2014
FULL TEXT An Alabama atheist who spoke out against a proposed "In God We Trust" display at Mobile's Government Plaza is facing the sort of vicious backlash that has become far too common for those who challenge governmentsponsored religion.


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