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Discover the Digital Future when the University of Southern California Comes to New York City on Oct. 15

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Showcase of digital innovation features keynote address by Jimmy Iovine, co-founder/CEO of Beats and founder of the USC Iovine/Young Academy, and presentations by leading USC researchers in immersive reality and health care

LOS ANGELES – August 27, 2014 – The University of Southern California has today announced that it will for the first time host a media event in New York City to showcase new digital scholarship and technology. Being held on October 15th, the 2014 Global Conversation will include presentations on the changing experience of reality and the future of medicine, along with demonstrations by USC’s renowned immersive reality incubator, the Institute for Creative Technologies, home to innovations such as the open-source viewers that informed the design of the Oculus Rift headset. USC Provost Elizabeth Garrett will host the Global Conversation, titled “Defining Future Reality.”

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Nyko Announces White Modular Charge Station for PlayStation® 4

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GameStop-exclusive product on display at upcoming GameStop EXPO

LOS ANGELES – August 20, 2014 – Leading gaming accessories manufacturer Nyko Technologies® today announced a GameStop-exclusive, white edition of its patent pending Modular Charge Station for PlayStation® 4 (PS4), the completely wireless drop-and-go controller charging dock that attaches to the top of the console. Fans hoping to get a demo of the white Modular Charge Station for PS4 can visit Nyko’s booth #1179 at this year’s GameStop EXPO on September 10, 2014 in Anaheim, Calif. The Modular Charge Station is the newest addition to Nyko’s patent-pending Modular line of products announced at E3 2014. Continue reading

WIRED Magazine and Federated Media Founder John Battelle Joins Chute’s Board of Directors

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Chute Introduces the Visual Content Engine for Brands

SAN FRANCISCO – July 30, 2014 – Chute, a visual marketing automation company, today announced the addition of John Battelle, founder of WIRED Magazine, Federated Media and, most recently, sovrn and NewCo, to its board of directors. In addition, the company launched its Visual Content Engine for brands, which provides marketers with automated tools to acquire permission to use fan photos and videos, publish this visual media across all of their marketing channels and obtain real-time analytics on performance. Chute also opened its New York office led by David Bear, former global agency director for Microsoft.

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Nyko Powers Up the DUALSHOCK® 4 Controller with Power Pak for PlayStation® 4

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Light, ergonomic battery pack now available at GameStop and other video game retailers

LOS ANGELES – July 16, 2014 – Leading gaming accessories manufacturer Nyko Technologies® today announced the Power Pak for PlayStation® 4 (PS4), a snap-on rechargeable battery pack that doubles the standard battery capacity of the DualShock 4 controller, is now available in retail stores. The 1000mAh Lithium Ion battery connects through the controller’s Micro USB port to recharge the controller while in use. The Power Pak for PS4 retails for $19.99 at GameStop, Amazon, and other video game accessory stores.

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Social Music App Hook’d Lets You Say It with a Song

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MuseAmi Releases New App for iPhone & iPod Touch; Licenses Authentic Master Tracks from Warner Music Group for Launch

PRINCETON, NJ – July 10, 2014 – Offering fans an addictive new way to connect with friends through the music they love, music technology startup MuseAmi today announced the release of its newest app, Hook’d, available exclusively for iPhone and iPod touch. Hook’d invites users to record short video performances of today’s hit songs and classic favorites, then share them with a friend or the world. Using master recordings and cutting-edge audio effects, anyone can sound his or her best as they “drop Hooks” to express moments most vividly conveyed through song. MuseAmi offers a diverse and growing repertoire of authentic backing tracks, starting with a selection of music licensed from Warner Music Group, and will announce additional licensing deals in the coming weeks.

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Nyko Announces Product Lineup for E3 2014: Xbox One and PS4 Console Customization

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Nyko unveils Modular Line of console attachments and temperature control solutions for newest-generation consoles

LOS ANGELES – June 10, 2014 – Leading gaming accessories manufacturer Nyko Technologies® today announced the upcoming product lineup to be showcased at the 2014 Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3), taking place June 10–12 in Los Angeles. The lineup includes Nyko’s new Modular Line, attachable accessories built to seamlessly cool, clean and power the newest generation of consoles, as well as controller battery life solutions. Continue reading

Wholesale Shopping App Boxed Announces $6.5M Series A

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Mobile Commerce Startup Raises Funds to Drive Continued Growth, Expand National Infrastructure

NEW YORK – May 13, 2014 – Boxed, a mobile commerce company that provides the discounts of warehouse club shopping with fast, affordable delivery, has raised $6.5 million in Series A funding. Built by mobile industry veterans, Boxed is the first company to make ordering big box products simple, affordable, and hassle-free from a phone or tablet. Return investor Greycroft Partners and new investors First Round Capital and Signia Venture Partners led the round, with participation from ENIAC Ventures, Social Starts, BoxGroup, Owen Van Natta (former Facebook COO), and David Ko (Former Zynga COO).

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