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DALLAS, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Amid the proliferation of real time data from sources such as mobile devices, web, social media, sensors, log files and transactional applications, Big Data has found a host of vertical market applications, ranging from fraud detection to R&D. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140821/138541 "Big Data Market: 2014 – 2020 – Opportunities, Challenges, Strategies, Industry Verticals & Forecasts" Key Findings: In 2014 Big Data vendors will pocket nearly $30 Billion from hardware, software and professional services revenues Big Data investments are further expected to grow at a CAGR of nearly 17% over the next 6 years, eventually accounting for $76 Billion by the end of 2020 The market is ripe for acquisitions of pure-play Big Data startups, as competition heats up between IT incumbents Nearly every large scale IT ven... (more)

Tired of Instagram’s minimalist approach? Then you may want to try FilterMania 2

Filtermania After eight months of development, the popular iPhone photo filter app FilterMania just got a big upgrade, its developer Dropico Mobile announced today. Now known as FilterMania 2, it includes several improvements, including the addition of a ‘Filter Market’ in which users will find over 300 free new filters. That’s obviously a much larger number of effects than the ones offered by Instagram – which is a good thing for FilterMania 2, as it would otherwise be hard to compete against such a giant (not to mention Facebook looming in its shadow). Read the full story at The Next Web. ... (more)

Mobile Commerce News Weekly – Week of February 16, 2014

The Mobile Commerce News Weekly is an online newsletter made up of the most interesting news, articles and links related to mobile commerce and marketing, mobile payments, mobile money, e-wallets, mobile banking, mobile ads and mobile security that I run across each week.  I am specifically targeting market size and market trend information. Also read Enterprise Mobility Asia News Weekly Also read Field Mobility News Weekly Also read Mobile Commerce News Weekly Also read Mobile Cyber Security News Weekly Also read Mobile Health News Weekly Also read Mobility News Weekly Looking for an enterprise mobility solution?  Read the Mobile Solution Directory Here! A revolution is taking place in the way consumers shop online, with overall mobile sales doubling over the last year to a whopping $60 billion in value, and the tablet exploding on the scene as the payment device of choice... (more)

Pixar Announces Release Date for First Quarter 2005 Earnings: - Thursday, May 5, 2005 -

EMERYVILLE, Calif., April 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Pixar Animation Studios today announced that management will report first quarter 2005 earnings results on Thursday, May 5, 2005 following market close. Pixar's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Steve Jobs, and Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Simon Bax, will conduct a teleconference to discuss information relevant to the first quarter results as well as other recent or upcoming developments affecting the company's operations. The teleconference will be held on Thursday, May 5, 2005 at 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time, 2:00 p.m. Pacific Time. To participate in the teleconference, please call 888-428-4480 (U.S.) or 651-291-5254 (Int'l) approximately 10 minutes prior to the start time. A replay of the call will be provided through Monday, May 9, 2005 until midnight Eastern Time. To access the replay... (more)

Viator lance des sites mobiles en français, allemand et espagnol

Viator, Inc., premier fournisseur de plus de 9 000 excursions et activités pour plus de 800 destinations dans plus de 150 pays, annonce aujourd'hui le lancement de trois nouveaux sites mobiles Viator destinés aux voyageurs européens : français (fr.m.viator.com), allemand (de.m.viator.com) et espagnol (es.m.viator.com). Ces sites mobiles localisés complètent les versions française, allemande et espagnole des sites Web de Viator, et constituent les toutes dernières nouveautés de la sélection de ressources offerte par Viator aux voyageurs lors de leurs déplacements, notamment : l'application Viator Tours and Activities pour iPhone et iPod touch, l'application Viator Ultimate Experience Guide pour iPad, le site mobile phare de Viator (m.viator.com), et le site Internet mobile en japonais de Viator (jp.m.viator.com). « Dans le cadre de l'expansion de notre présence dans... (more)

The Roots to Headline MOG's Third Annual SXSW Showcase: MOG at the Mohawk Presented by Intel

BERKELEY, Calif., March 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- MOG Inc., a next generation music media company and owner of The MOG Music Network (MMN), the premier destination for music content online and largest music focused advertising network, today announced the line-up for its Intel sponsored event during the South by Southwest (SXSW) Music Festival in Austin, TX, on Saturday, March 17. Returning for its third year at The Mohawk, known for its unique indoor-outdoor space for live performances, MOG at the Mohawk will again prove to be the ultimate spot to enjoy music from new and up-and-coming artists. The legendary Roots, best known for their jazzy, eclectic approach to hip-hop and as the house band on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, are slated to headline the event. The Roots performance at MOG's event will be their only performance during the SXSW Music Festival. Along sid... (more)

The Future of Technology Disruption in Business

LONDON, March 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Ricoh Europe  and the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) are launching an in-depth  report  to provide business leaders with a unique insight into the  ways technology will change organisations  between now and 2020.  The EIU report, which was sponsored by Ricoh, reveals that the development of existing technologies will continue to significantly influence business models and practices over the next decade.   Businesses will have nowhere to hide from the disrupting yet energising effects of technology change.  Those with flexible processes, agile structures, and the right tools for their people and customers, will be able to adjust quickly and will find technology-led change invigorating and laden with opportunity. The need for change, as a result of technology, is largely attributed to an increase of low cost computing power,... (more)

The Beatles' Yellow Submarine Feature Film Restored for May Release on DVD and Blu-ray; Film's Songtrack Album to be Reissued

LONDON, March 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Beatles' classic 1968 animated feature film, Yellow Submarine, has been digitally restored for DVD and Blu-ray release on May 28 (May 29 in North America).  The film's songtrack album will be reissued on CD on the same date. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120320/LA73005) Currently out of print, the film has been restored in 4K digital resolution for the first time by Paul Rutan Jr. and his team of specialists at Triage Motion Picture Services and Eque Inc.  Due to the delicate nature of the hand-drawn original artwork, no automated software was used in the digital clean-up of the film's restored photochemical elements.  This was all done by hand, frame by frame. Bonus features for the Yellow Submarine DVD and Blu-ray include a short making-of documentary titled "Mod Odyssey" (TRT: 7:30), the film's original ... (more)

New Worldwide Social Network Cafe4tune.com Launches in Beta with 20,000 Users and Companion iPhone, iPad and Android Apps

Cafe4tune (http://www.cafetune.com), a new social network which allows individuals and organizations worldwide to interact in virtual, 2D and 3D web environments, launches today in Beta with companion iPhone, iPad or Android apps. Since Cafe4tune was first introduced in 2011, more than 20,000 new members in 35 countries - at an average rate of 500 new members per day - have registered for the Cafe4tune social network. A video demonstration of Cafe4tune is available at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fpGhd2HzBpM. Cafe4tune is a free service, and a Premium content version will be available by subscription at a later date. Co-founder and CEO Artases Oikonomidis believes that Cafe4tune is on the verge of a new revolution in social networking and in the world of social engagement. “With the integrated tools available on Cafe4tune – specifically the interaction between vi... (more)

Strategy Analytics: Apple App Store and Android Market Lose Two Percent Available App Market Share to Newcomers

Apple or Android? That is one of the questions at the crux of the Strategy Analytics Apps Ecosystem Opportunities (AEO) report, “App Market Share Tracker Q1 2012: Apple and Android Continue the Battle for Dominance.” Highlights from this publication include three major apps ecosystem battles, including: iOS versus Android fight for number one slot; Nook versus Fire—tablet du jour; and Windows Phone versus BlackBerry: The Third Ecosystem Space Despite a blockbuster first quarter at the end of 2011 in which the Kindle Fire added more than 15,000 apps, the Fire’s growth has slowed considerably, with just more than 6,000 apps added this quarter. As Amazon eyes international expansion, its decision to experiment with in-app payments will play a critical role for developers next quarter. Josh Martin, Director of Apps Research for Strategy Analytics, commented, “While deve... (more)

Parrot AR.Drone 2.0 Lands on Barnes & Noble’s Award-Winning NOOK Tablet™

Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE: BKS), the leading retailer of content, digital media and educational products, today announced the addition of the Parrot AR.FreeFlight 2.0 app to the NOOK Store™ (www.nook.com/arfreeflight), allowing NOOK Tablet customers to fly the Parrot AR.Drone 2.0 quadricopter with their NOOK over Wi-Fi. AR.Drone 2.0 is the new generation of Parrot’s renowned high-tech flying quadricopter, and the newly-launched AR.FreeFlight 2.0 app gives NOOK Tablet users the ability to launch, fly and land the Parrot AR.Drone 2.0 while watching or recording high-definition video. The app is available for free at NOOK.com or directly on NOOK Tablet. Through the AR.FreeFlight 2.0 app on NOOK Tablet, pilots can watch live on the NOOK Tablet’s advanced VividView™ touchscreen what the Parrot AR.Drone 2.0 is seeing and also record high-definition video and pictures fr... (more)

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