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A broad alliance of leading technology and wireless companies today joined forces to announce the development of Android, calling it "the first truly open and comprehensive platform for mobile devices." Google, T-Mobile, HTC, Qualcomm, Motorola and others have collaborated on the development of Android through the Open Handset Alliance, a multinational alliance of technology and mobile industry leaders. This alliance shares a common goal of fostering innovation on mobile devices and giving consumers a far better user experience than much of what is available on today's mobile platforms. By providing developers a new level of openness that enables them to work more collaboratively, Android will accelerate the pace at which new and compelling mobile services are made available to consumers. With nearly 3 billion users worldwide, the mobile phone has become the most p... (more)

Picture Yourself as Someone Else With Funny New Face Craze! App

LOS ANGELES, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 06/18/12 -- Ever wonder what you'd look like if you were somebody else... if you were born in another part of the world... or you were a different sex? Well, stop wondering -- there is finally an app for that. Face Craze! is the new entertainment application from CJE APPS that allows users to take a photo of themselves or others and transform their face into a whole new look. Face Craze! uses advanced photo-morphing technology to morph, mash and meld people's faces with thirty-six quirky models to create a hilarious new look. Simply snap a photo of yourself or a friend, or choose one from your existing library, and select a model's face. Face Craze! instantly superimposes your facial features onto the model's, seamlessly blending the two while automatically rendering the photo in real-time with your new appearance. Photos can quic... (more)

Spanische Mobilfunkanbieter starten landesweiten joyn-Dienst

- Kunden von Movistar, Orange und Vodafone haben ab sofort Zugang zu vollständig interoperablen und sicheren Rich Communications Services MADRID, 28. November 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Die GSMA gab heute bekannt, dass die drei führenden Mobilfunkanbieter in Spanien, Movistar, Orange und Vodafone, unter der Marke joyn™, die sich an Endanwender richtet, gemeinsame Rich Communication Services (RCS) für ihre Kunden eingeführt haben. Damit ist Spanien das weltweit erste Land, in dem eine vollständig kompatible Rich Communications-Lösung auf dem Markt ist, die den Mobilfunkkunden von Movistar, Orange und Vodafone zugänglich ist. Mithilfe der joyn-Dienste können die Kunden chatten und Textnachrichten oder Sprachanrufe mit Bildern oder Videos ergänzen, die gleichzeitig mit einem Gespräch auf sichere und private Weise mit allen Personen auf ihrer Kontaktliste, die joyn nutzen, au... (more)

MediaBrix Offers Industry First Responsive Design Functionality for Immersive, Interactive Ad Units for Social and Mobile

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 12/18/12 -- MediaBrix, the only end-to-end, in-app social and mobile advertising solution for Fortune 500 marketers, today announced the release of the first ever responsive design functionality in immersive ad units for social and mobile apps and games. While a few game developers may have mastered this within their own games, until now, no company has delivered this to the industry at large. Leveraging HTML5 and CSS3 enhancements, this new functionality allows for full screen experiences with features such as video, social sharing and value exchange across all devices. "What makes our vision and model work for developers and advertisers is that we provide users with seamless, immersive, interactive brand experiences that are non-disruptive," says Ari Brandt, CEO and Co-Founder, MediaBrix. "Our latest innovation is another way to ma... (more)

Audience earSmart eS305 Selected for HUAWEI Ascend D2

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 01/09/13 -- Audience®, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADNC), the leader in Advanced Voice and audio processing for mobile devices, today announced that HUAWEI has selected the earSmart™ eS305 for its new HUAWEI Ascend D2 smartphone. The earSmart eS305 was chosen by HUAWEI for its ability to deliver the industry's best sounding voice experience, regardless of the surrounding environment. This is the fourth collaboration by the two companies featuring earSmart technology and is a testament to their commitment to deliver advanced voice capabilities to mass-market consumers. "The Audience earSmart eS305 was the ideal choice for the HUAWEI Ascend D2 as we strive to create extraordinary experiences through the power of technology," said Jie Jinjin, vice president of the handset product line, HUAWEI Devices. "Audience delivers industry-leading noise supp... (more)

WatchGuard Rolls Out Software Features Boosting Performance and Manageability

SEATTLE, Jan. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- WatchGuard® Technologies, a global leader in manageable business security solutions, today released Fireware XTM 11.7, a software update for its Extensible Threat Management (XTM) suite of network security products. As many businesses continue to struggle with bring your own device (BYOD) complexities, the 11.7 upgrade boasts an enhanced feature set that bolsters the XTM's superior management capabilities while increasing Unified Threat Management (UTM) performance by up to 50 percent. The majority of XTM appliances are now able to access the update for no additional cost with WatchGuard's LiveSecurity subscription. Among its list of features, Fireware XTM 11.7 provides an updated URL filtering database from best-in-class strategic partner, Websense. Other stand-out features include Android and iOS VPN applications, support for ... (more)

Perfecto Mobile Introduces Full-Featured, Non-rooted iOS Mobile Testing in the Cloud

Perfecto Mobile, the leading provider of cloud-based mobile application testing, automation and monitoring solutions for enterprise organizations, today announced a major enhancement to its application testing and monitoring solution for iOS devices. This new technology enables full-featured remote iOS iPhone and iPad testing in the cloud that is 100 percent transparent to the device under test with no device rooting (jailbreaking). This is an example of a non-jailbroken iPhone5 with visual analysis demo on Native application. (Graphic: Business Wire) “This enhancement complements our existing solution for Android devices, which also offers a true cloud-based solution for manual and automated testing,” said Eran Yaniv, CEO of Perfecto Mobile. “It’s important that we continue to evolve with the industry and help our enterprise customers with timely support of all mob... (more)

Egencia Unveils Next Generation Egencia(R) TripNavigator iPhone App to Improve the Business Travel Experience

BELLEVUE, WA--(Marketwired - August 01, 2013) -  Egencia®, the business travel company of Expedia, Inc. (NASDAQ: EXPE), today unveiled a preview of its next generation native iPhone application, Egencia® TripNavigator that dramatically improves the in-trip experience of business travelers, provides step-by-step navigation, and offers integrated access to Egencia Travel Consultants.  Egencia TripNavigator was developed in close collaboration with the travel management company's corporate customers and leverages technology from Expedia's acquisition of Mobiata. It offers a stunning new user interface, which proactively delivers information based on a traveler's trip timeline to ensure a smooth and efficient business travel experience. The app also integrates customer service assistance into the user interface with an innovative new feature called Egencia® AssistMe. Le... (more)

WildTangent Wins Top Honors at Mobile Media Summit

LOS ANGELES, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 10/16/13 -- WildTangent ( has recently been awarded the title of Most Innovative Publisher at this year's Mobile Media Summit for its inventive Android Games App. WildTangent Games App for Android offers consumers the ability to play premium games for free and receive free game play and in-game items, all courtesy of brand advertisers. In addition, consumers can rent games when free play is finished for a fraction of the retail price, and apply any money spent on game rentals toward ownership of the games they enjoy the most. "This accolade confirms that the WildTangent Games App for Android truly offers a winning combination for gamers, developers and brand advertisers," said Mike Peronto, CEO at WildTangent. "Our mobile games service lets gamers play the way they want to, while still providing a compelling bu... (more)

Frost & Sullivan Recognizes Dell SecureWorks for Developing a Focused Incident Response and Mitigation Solution to Address Cyber Security Breaches

-- Dell SecureWorks has demonstrated exceptional levels of customer value through thought leadership and the creation of frequent and highly credible content MOUNTAIN VIEW, California, Oct. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Based on its recent analysis of the North America managed security services (MSS) market, Frost & Sullivan recognizes Dell SecureWorks with the 2013 North American Frost & Sullivan Award for Customer Value for its Incident Response and Mitigation solution.  Dell SecureWorks has combined professional threat intelligence and MSS to provide a high-value approach to customers' security needs. When organizations are faced with high-stress and uncertainty during a breach, Dell SecureWorks' staff of 60 expert security researchers, more than 140 consultants and 500+ certified security operations personnel successfully and efficiently identify, contain, eradicate... (more)

Access Idaho Launches OntheGo Secure Government Mobile Payment App

State agencies, counties and cities in Idaho have the ability to do something no other government entity can thanks to Access Idaho and its OntheGo (OtG) Android app: take mobile payments outside of Wi-Fi or cellular coverage. Downloadable for free from the Google Play Store, OtG is offered exclusively to government entities for capturing credit and debit card payments with any Android smart phone or tablet in the field, at conferences and events, or whenever funds need to be collected outside the office. An optional, encryption-enabled swipe card reader gives OtG its industry-first “store-and-go” distinction. If outside cell or Wi-Fi coverage, the reader stores transaction data securely. Upon connecting to a service area or Wi-Fi network, the application automatically processes the pending payments. If within range, a payment processes within seconds, like other mo... (more)