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Leading Minds in Programming Unite on the Virtual Stage at hack.summit()

 

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100% Online Event Aims to Raise Funds for Coding Nonprofits, Including Women Who Code, ScriptEd, and Code.org this December

SAN FRANCISCO – Nov. 11, 2014 – On December 1-4, 2014, some of the brightest minds in computer science will come together at hack.summit() to raise money for coding nonprofits, encourage mentorship in the coding space, and provide words of wisdom for programmers of all languages and skill sets, on a completely digital stage. Tickets are available via donation to partnered nonprofits; those who are unable to donate can earn a free ticket by spreading the word via social media. Full details are available at http://hacksummit.org. 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

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

Controller Charging Meets Console Customization with Nyko’s Modular Charge Station for Xbox® One and PlayStation® 4

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Console-mountable controller charging docks coming soon to retailers

LOS ANGELES – August 5, 2014 – Leading gaming accessories manufacturer Nyko Technologies® today announced the Modular Charge Station for Xbox® One and PlayStation® 4, completely wireless docks for charging controllers, is coming to video game retail stores this fall. The newest addition to Nyko’s Modular line of products announced at E3 2014, the Modular Charge Station, with a separate version each for both Xbox One and PS4, mounts atop the console for a drop-and-go controller charging dock. It is wirelessly powered via the system’s USB port. Continue reading

Chartboost Partners with Chukong Technologies to Expand Their Global Footprint and Level Up the Mobile Game Market

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Industry-leading Revenue Platform Looks to Support Rapidly Growing Asian App Market

SAN FRANCISCO and BEIJING – July 30, 2014 – Chartboost, the largest revenue platform for mobile games, and international mobile games company Chukong Technologies today announced a strategic partnership to bring Chartboost’s powerful monetization and advertising technology to the Chinese mobile market. As one of China’s largest mobile entertainment companies, Chukong will provide the local expertise necessary to share Chartboost’s technology with the local developer community. The partnership will empower developers to find new players and monetize their games through higher retention, increased advertising revenue and greater transparency and control of their campaigns. Continue reading

Consumer Physics Raises $2 Million on Kickstarter for SCiO in Less Than 30 Days

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Handheld Molecular Scanner Attracts More Than 10,000 Backers to Help Build the First Database of Physical Matter 

MENLO PARK, Calif. and TEL-AVIV, Israel — June 3, 2014 — Consumer Physics today announced that the Kickstarter campaign for SCiO, its handheld molecular scanner that will enable consumers to better understand the physical world, has raised more than $2,000,000 in less than 30 days and from more than 10,000 backers. SCiO is now the fifth most funded tech campaign in Kickstarter history, and it still has more than two weeks left before its fundraising drive ends. Continue reading

Skytree Supports Big Data Analytics in Hadoop with Hortonworks Data Platform

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Skytree Server Version 12.11 Now Runs on YARN on Hadoop

SAN JOSE, Calif. – June 3, 2014 – Skytree®, the Machine Learning Company®, today announced that its predictive analytics software is now available on Apache Hadoop YARN to deliver agile analytics on Hadoop clusters. Skytree’s flagship product — Skytree Server® — is built to provide high-performance Machine Learning and takes advantage of the multi-workload capabilities enabled by YARN’s increased reliability, scalability and manageability.

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DoubleDutch Releases Game Day for Onsite Event Activity Visualization

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Event Technology Leader Brings Social Activity to the Big Screen to Boost Event Buzz and App Engagement

SAN FRANCISCO — May 6, 2014 — DoubleDutch, the leading provider of mobile event applications, today announced the release of Game Day, a new large-screen activity visualizer display that highlights influential attendees, upcoming sessions, and the most buzz-worthy happenings around an event or conference. At many large conferences, it can be challenging to consolidate the activity on the floor into one digital place and broadcast it for all attendees. Game Day solves that problem by drawing discussions and trends from the mobile event app, and translating that real-time activity onto the big screen.

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