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LifeMap Sciences Partners with Toldot Genetics to Support Next Generation Sequencing Variant Analysis Commercialization

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LifeMap expands its next generation sequencing data analysis business, enhances Toldot’s next generation sequencing analysis services with LifeMap’s integrated knowledgebase and tools

ALAMEDA, Calif., Feb. 25, 2015 ― LifeMap Sciences, Inc. (LifeMap), a subsidiary of BioTime, Inc., announced today a commercial partnership agreement with Toldot Genetics, LTD (Toldot), a subsidiary of BATM Advanced Communications, Ltd.  LifeMap’s GeneCards Suite, comprised of the company’s integrated biomedical knowledgebase and premium analysis tools, will optimize Toldot’s next generation sequencing (NGS) data analysis capabilities by powering its algorithm-based tools for assigning genetic variations derived from whole genome and exome sequencing, to clinical conditions in order to improve biomedical research. LifeMap will also promote Toldot’s products and offer them to its large user base of life scientists in academia, research hospitals, and biopharma.  Continue reading

LifeMap Sciences Launches GeneAnalytics™ 1.1 with Improved Next Generation Sequencing Data Analysis Features

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ALAMEDA, Calif. – Feb. 19, 2015 – LifeMap Sciences, Inc., a subsidiary of BioTime, Inc., announced today the release of GeneAnalytics™ v1.1, a powerful and easy-to-use gene set analysis tool that rapidly contextualizes RNAseq and microarray-derived gene expression patterns and function signatures. The tool leverages LifeMap Sciences’ comprehensive integrated biomedical knowledgebase, comprised of GeneCards, MalaCards, and LifeMap Discovery, to help researchers identify diseases, biological pathways, and tissues and cell types associated with gene sets derived from next generation sequencing (NGS) or microarray analysis experiments.  Continue reading

LifeMap Sciences Announces Partnership with Advaita and Commercial Availability of Advaita’s iPathwayGuide in GeneCards®


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Advanced pathway analysis tool offered to LifeMap’s GeneCards’ users in more than 3,000 institutions in academia, research hospitals, and leading biopharma companies

ALAMEDA, Calif., February 4, 2015 - LifeMap Sciences, Inc. (“LifeMap”), a subsidiary of BioTime, Inc., announced today a partnership agreement with Advaita Corporation, which develops and sells iPathwayGuide, an advanced web-based pathway analysis platform capable of identifying mechanisms of action and potential drug targets directly from gene-expression experiments. Under the agreement, iPathwayGuide will be integrated into LifeMap’s GeneCards® database of human genes, and offered to GeneCards’ large user base of life scientists.

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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