OAKLAND, Calif. – March 17, 2014 - Livescribe Inc. today announced a collaboration with Microsoft Corp. to integrate the Livescribe 3 smartpen with OneNote, Microsoft’s popular program for capturing, storing and sharing all kinds of information. Now OneNote customers can use the Livescribe 3 to add handwritten notes, drawings and other information captured on paper into their OneNote notebooks. This connection with OneNote is the latest step forward in Livescribe’s push to make smartpens a ubiquitous and valuable tool. Continue reading
PowerCloud Systems and Common Sense Media Partner to Launch webRover, a Family-Curated Web Experience for Young Internet Users
PALO ALTO and SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – March 13, 2014 – PowerCloud Systems, makers of Skydog, a home networking solution designed for families, today announced another milestone in its partnership with Common Sense Media, the largest non-partisan, not-for-profit organization dedicated to helping kids thrive in a world filled with media and technology. PowerCloud has introduced webRoverä, an industry-first feature for Skydog that delivers an easy way for families to manage the connected experience of young children by leveraging Common Sense Media’s independent, age-based ratings and reviews of online media. Managed from a Web interface as part of the Skydog platform, webRover is curated by parents to include sites that have been recommended by Common Sense Media, as well as their own selections, creating a “safe zone” for the individual child. Ideal for toddlers and children up to age eight, webRover can be used on any device connected to the home network and gives parents confidence that their younger kids are having a safe and productive Internet experience while at home. Continue reading
New website features first visuals and videos of the Tales of Honor storyworld
LOS ANGELES – February 26, 2014 – Evergreen Studios’ Tales of Honor multi-platform storyworld, based on David Weber’s bestselling Honor Harrington series of science-fiction novels, now has an official website. Fans can now get a glimpse of the first comic book issue, screenshots from the mobile game, along with preliminary art and information from the upcoming feature film slated for 2017. The new site includes insight into the development process and video interviews with some of the creative team. Visit www.tales-of-honor.com now for all the latest. Continue reading
Teaming up with Factory Entertainment and Basic Fun, the Temple Run Franchise Soon Includes Plush Toys and a Handheld Game
RALEIGH, N.C. – Feb. 14, 2014 – Imangi Studios, creators of the hit endless runner game Temple Run, today announced partnerships with Factory Entertainment and Basic Fun to expand the Temple Run franchise with plush toys and a handheld LCD game. With over 500 million downloads of Temple Run and Temple Run 2, the series is one of the biggest in mobile gaming.
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PALO ALTO, Calif. – February 11, 2014
WHO: PowerCloud Systems, Inc., the creators of Skydog (www.skydog.com), Smart Family Wi-Fi Router and Web App, a first-of-its-kind home networking solution that allows you to powerfully, yet simply, manage your family’s unique digital lifestyle.
Double the Storage Means Double the Games!
SANTA MONICA, Calif. – Jan. 31, 2014 – OUYA has today launched a new version of the console, doubling memory to 16GB for storing more games, apps, and media. This version brings a matte black finish to living rooms everywhere, is available now for $129.99 on shop.OUYA.tv, and is coming soon to Amazon and Amazon.ca.
Mobile-based Warehouse Club Provides Free,
Fast Delivery with No Membership Fees
NEW YORK – Jan. 15, 2014 – Boxed, a mobile commerce company providing free, overnight shipping for warehouse club goods, announced today that it has added additional funding to its seed round, led by Greycroft Partners.
Greycroft joins previous investors Bessemer Venture Partners, ENIAC Ventures and Social Starts; the new raise brings the total funding to $1.5M.
SkydogTM Home Networking Solution will Feature Common Sense Media’s Content Ratings and Resources
PALO ALTO and SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – December 19, 2013 – PowerCloud Systems, a pioneer in cloud networking for the connected home, and Common Sense Media, the largest non-partisan, not-for-profit organization dedicated to helping kids thrive in a world filled with media and technology, today announced a partnership dedicated to facilitating easy access to age-appropriate Internet content in the home. PowerCloud Systems is the creator of SkydogTM, the revolutionary home networking solution used by thousands of families to manage their connected lives by providing unprecedented visibility into, and management over, their home networks. This partnership will give Skydog users easy access to Common Sense Media’s independent, age-based ratings and reviews of online media, based on developmental criteria from some of the nation’s leading authorities, and provide a technical solution for the family to manage access to this media. Continue reading