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Leading Turkish Startups to Present at Demo Night Hosted By Istanbul Technical University’s Technology Park, ITU ARI Teknokent, in San Francisco

Turkish startups, Silicon Valley thought leaders to discuss avenues for global entrepreneurship at PARISOMA on February 5

SAN FRANCISCO — January 26, 2015 –  Istanbul Technical University’s (ITU) Technology Park, ITU ARI Teknokent and  Sente-Advisory Services today announced the upcoming ITU GATE San Francisco Demo Night, How Entrepreneurs from Abroad Are Disrupting Silicon Valley. Nine successful Turkish startups selected by ITU and ITU ARI Teknokent’s “Entrepreneurship Ecosystem,” a program to promote the nation’s economic development and innovation, will present and discuss their strategies for international growth. The Demo Night will be led by a panel of Silicon Valley thought leaders who will also participate in a discussion moderated by Heather Somerville, business reporter at the San Jose Mercury NewsContinue reading

LifeMap Sciences, a Subsidiary of BioTime, Announces Release of VarElect, the Next Generation Sequencing Phenotyper

ALAMEDA, Calif. – January 15, 2015  LifeMap Sciences, Inc., a subsidiary of BioTime, Inc., announced today the commercial release of VarElect, a powerful, yet easy-to-use application for prioritizing gene variants resulting from next generation sequencing (“NGS”) experiments. VarElect rapidly prioritizes gene variants according to their potential association to a disease or phenotype of interest, and can aid in identifying the roles of genes and their variants in biological processes, health, and disease.

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Corsair Gaming and Team Dignitas Join Forces

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Team Dignitas chooses Corsair Gaming keyboard, mice, and headsets for competitive play; Dignitas and Corsair to collaborate on upcoming line of PC gaming peripherals

CES 2015 – Las Vegas — January 6, 2015 — Corsair today announced a partnership with eSports organization Team Dignitas to collaborate on the next generation of Corsair Gaming products. Dignitas will combine their competitive gaming experience with Corsair’s expertise in precision PC peripherals to design products that outfit gamers with a competitive edge. As part of this partnership, Team Dignitas will exclusively use Corsair Gaming PC peripherals in practice and tournaments.  Continue reading

CES 2015: Nyko Technologies Debuts New Accessories for PlayStation® 4 and Xbox® One

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New Solutions for Storage, Customization, and More Introduced to Optimize the Console Gaming Experience

LOS ANGELES – Jan. 6, 2015 – Nyko Technologies, the leading maker of videogame accessories, today debuted a new line of products at the 2015 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, Nevada. Nyko is showcasing new products, slated for retail release in 2015 and detailed below, as well as its popular Modular line of charging and cooling solutions for the Xbox® One and PlayStation® 4. Attendees interested in a hands-on demo of the products may head over to exhibition booth #8439 located in the Central Hall. To schedule a personal demo at CES, please e-mail nyko@triplepointpr.com. Continue reading

Nyko® Modular Power Station for Xbox® One, Modular Charge Kit for PlayStation® 4 In Stores Now

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Select Retailers Now Offering More Charging Solutions from Nyko’s New Modular Line for Video Game Consoles

LOS ANGELES – December 10, 2014 – Leading video game accessory manufacturer, Nyko Technologies, today announced the retail availability of two new controller charging solutions: the Modular Power Station for Xbox One and the Modular Charge Kit for PlayStation 4. Both devices expand Nyko’s portfolio of products under the new Modular line, featuring compact, wireless, and unobtrusive designs, now available at select retailers nationwide. Continue reading

hack.pledge() Mentorship Movement Launches with Broad Industry Support

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Dozens of coding celebrities, tech companies, and nonprofits unite to improve the quality of software development worldwide

SAN FRANCISCO – Dec. 1, 2014 – New Year’s Eve is fast approaching, and in the programming world, resolving to make a difference has never been easier.  hack.pledge(), a movement for programmers worldwide to assemble and learn from each other, has officially launched.  Developers can pledge to either give or receive 1 hour of mentoring in their language of choice, and the hack.pledge() initiative will connect them with a mentor (or mentee) in 2015. Continue reading

Corsair Introduces Ultralight Corsair Gaming Sabre RGB Mice

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Sabre RGB Mice launched at PAX Australia, available with optical or laser sensors

FREMONT, Calif. — October 30, 2014  Corsair Gaming, a division of PC gaming hardware leader Corsair® dedicated to the elevation of PC gaming, today introduced the Corsair Gaming Sabre RGB gaming mice, which come with one of two types of sensors: optical and laser. Designed with input from veteran pro gamers, the new mice are engineered with a new sleek, ergonomic shape and are built with an ultralight chassis for quick, fluid, and precise movements over extended gaming sessions. Continue reading

Let the Bass Drop: Silent, Wearable Subwoofer Begins Shipping

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Augmented Reality Device Elevates the Listening Experience, Now on Sale

NEW YORK, NY and TEL AVIV, Israel – October 29, 2014 – Today Woojer, a consumer electronics startup, announced the launch of a matchbox-sized wearable subwoofer that lets users physically feel sound by translating audio signals into tactile sensation. The first such compact device on the market, Woojer was designed by a rock concert audio engineer to provide an immersive experience for users’ favorite music, games and movies. After successfully concluding a Kickstarter campaign in late 2013 – which closed with over 1,700 supporters and $140,000 – the device is now being shipped to backers of the campaign, and is for sale at www.woojer.com. Continue reading