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LifeMap Solutions Appoints Robert W. Peabody Chief Financial Officer

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SAN JOSE, Calif. – Nov. 24, 2015 – LifeMap Solutions, a subsidiary of BioTime, Inc., today announced the appointment of Robert W. Peabody as Chief Financial Officer.  LifeMap is a technology pioneer, and an emerging provider of digital mobile health products, including ResearchKit and HealthKit apps, in collaboration with the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. Mr. Peabody brings over 30 years of early stage company experience to LifeMap Solutions.

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Smartpen Maker to Operate as Wholly-Owned Subsidiary and Complement Anoto’s Vision for Multi-surface Digital Writing and Drawing

Lund, Sweden & Oakland, Calif. – November 6, 2015 – Anoto Group AB today announced an agreement to acquire Livescribe Inc. Livescribe will be fully integrated with Anoto as a wholly-owned subsidiary, with the deal expected to close later this month. Continue reading

Welcome Home, Sentri – Safe and Secure All-in-One Home Monitoring Solution Now Ready for Reservations

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Standalone Monitoring  Device Features a Beautiful 10.1 Inch Touchscreen and Control of Smart Home Devices; Ships on Black Friday.

SAN FRANCISCO — Nov. 3, 2015 – Sentri, a new smart home device company, announced today that it has opened up reservations at for its first product of the same name. Starting today, Sentri can be reserved for $299, and all orders received through Black Friday, November, 27, 2015 will receive free shipping for their devices.  Units will begin shipping on November 27, 2015.

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The Legend of Zelda: Symphony of the Goddesses – Master Quest to Tour the Globe in 2016


New Master Quest Installment Will Include Epic, All-New Music from The Legend of Zelda: Tri Force Heroes; Preview Tonight on “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert”

REDMOND, Wash. – October 13, 2015 – The Legend of Zelda: Symphony of the Goddesses concert series is back with an extended leg of world tour dates in North America and Europe, for the series’ third installment of multimedia shows, “Master Quest,” with additional dates being announced into the next year. This latest edition of The Legend of Zelda symphony will add brand-new music and visuals from the new The Legend of Zelda: Tri Force Heroes game for the Nintendo 3DS family of systems. These scores and game play images from the new game will join the show’s classic repertoire from seasons past, maintaining the beloved experience fans have come to expect. Continue reading

HelpAround Launches Alert App on Apple Watch, Helping Seniors Quickly and Safely Request Assistance from Caregivers Right on their Wrists


WatchOS 2 app enables seniors in distress to alert and contact their caregivers with a simple tap on the wrist, wherever they are; Sleek design rids of old-school panic button stigmas


TEL-AVIV, Israel – October 6, 2015 – HelpAround, Inc., the creator of the popular Diabetes Helpers peer-to-peer support network and the Alert app for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch, today announced Alert for Apple Watch with support for watchOS 2. Alert for Apple Watch provides seniors in physical or emotional distress a seamless way to simultaneously text their location and conference-in all of their caregivers at once with a simple tap on their wrist. Alert for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch launched in July as the first health app to act in real-time. The data is also incorporated into the Health app on iPhone, allowing care providers to access health information with user permission. Continue reading

Mount Sinai and LifeMap Solutions Announce Initial Results for Asthma Health App and New Features to Enhance Clinical Impact

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NEW YORK – September 29, 2015 – The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and LifeMap Solutions, a digital-health subsidiary of BioTime, Inc., today announced initial results and new clinical features for their free Asthma Health app. Released six months ago, the app enables individuals with asthma to participate in a large-scale medical research study by simply using their Apple iPhones. The app’s newest features—the “Doctor Dashboard” and integration with Epic, the popular electronic health records (EHR) system—will help enable Asthma Health study participants to use the app with their physicians. Continue reading

Livescribe 3 Smartpen Moleskine Edition Now Available for Preorder


New Smartpen Bundle Pairs Inspiration with Innovation

OAKLAND, Calif. and MILAN — September 15, 2015 – Livescribe Inc. ( and Moleskine today announced preorders of the Livescribe 3 smartpen Moleskine Edition, a collaboration that combines the legendary notebook maker’s classic brand and aesthetic with the most successful and popular smartpen to date. The Moleskine Edition combines the art of handwriting with the convenience of technology to seamlessly digitize notes, allowing both iOS and Android smartphone and tablet users to make their notes more actionable than ever. Continue reading

castAR Closes $15+ Million Series A Round from Playground Global


Investment from Andy Rubin’s Studio to Fuel Augmented Reality Gaming System’s Product Development and Talent Recruiting Efforts

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. – August 19, 2015 – castAR (previously Technical Illusions), an augmented reality gaming startup, today announced that it has closed Series A funding of $15+ million from Playground Global and the company’s seed investors. castAR previously completed a successful Kickstarter campaign in 2013, meeting its target in less than 48 hours, attracting over $1 million in crowdfunding for its gaming system that provides holographic-like 3D images to users for a shared, interactive gameplay experience. The new round of funding will be used to drive forward business and continue product development efforts as the company looks to drive adoption among tabletop and interactive game developers. castAR is also focusing its attention on attracting engineering, business, and design talent as it works towards a 2016 commercial launch. Continue reading