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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:

These upgrades are easy ways to make your dwelling smarter
September 14, 2014
Smart Home technology offers ways to make your home more state-of-the-art than the Jetsons’ abode. They can offer better energy efficiency, innovative security systems and myriad added conveniences to your living space. The multitude of choices, such as where should you begin when exploring ways to make your home more “connected,” can be quite overwhelming. Here are three easy and inexpensive options for bringing your home into the next generation.

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.

Curved Displays from Samsung & LG Herald Start of New Wave of Technological Innovation in Smartphone Design Says Strategy Analytics
September 12, 2014
 The launch of the innovative Samsung Note Edge last week and  the Samsung Round and the LG G-Flex a few months ago took the hype surrounding flexible displays one step closer to reality. However, despite being made from flexible OLED materials, these first-generation phones offer limited new functionality and in fact have curved rigid screens, rather than flexible screens.

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.

LG Electronics Expands Ultra HD TV Lineup Led By 105- And 98-inch TVs Introduced At CEDIA Expo; Ultra HD 4K TV Lineup Hits 16 Models, Including New Entry Level Series
September 11, 2014
LG Electronics has more than doubled its number of Ultra High Definition TV models available in the United States, announcing fourth-quarter availability of new models ranging from 40- to 105-inches at suggested prices of $999 to $99,999. Led by new 105- and 98-inch class sets (104.6 and 97.5 inches measured diagonally), the expanded lineup further advances LG's presence and leadership in the exploding Ultra HD market. The new 105UC9 and 98UB9800 Ultra HD TVs - ideally suited for custom-installation market where consumers demand larger screens and improved audio - are on display at the 2014 CEDIA Expo (Booth #140) this week. On the other end of the Ultra HD spectrum, LG is rounding out its lineup with five new entry-level 4K LED TVs, including a value-packed 40-inch class model - all delivering on the promise of stunning 4K resolution with more than four times the picture detail of Full HD TV. All told, LG now offers 16 Ultra HD TVs, including the new 77- and 65-inch class Ultra HD 4K OLED TVs also launching this fall. (See separate news release.)

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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