Monthly Archives: July, 2012

Data Breaches Cause Lasting and Costly Damage to the Reputation of Affected Organizations

IRVINE, Calif., Oct. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Reports of data breaches affecting some of today’s largest companies continue to grab the headlines of prominent news outlets nationwide. The damage experienced by a company after a data breach has lasting negative effects on brand equity and reputation. In fact, a recent survey* of nearly 850 executives, [...]

Xilinx Ships World’s Highest Capacity System on a Chip

SAN JOSE, Calif., Oct. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Xilinx, Inc. (Nasdaq: XLNX) today announced first shipments of its Virtex®-7 2000T Field Programmable Gate Array (FPGA), the world’s highest-capacity programmable logic device built using 6.8 billion transistors, providing customers access to an unprecedented 2 million logic cells, equivalent to 20 million ASIC (Application-Specific Integrated Circuit) gates, [...]

Bluetooth Wireless Speaker “+Knob” Announced for Mobile Devices

MIAMI, Oct. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire-iReach/ —  High fidelity audio has been considered the domain of thousand dollars speakers and audio components. The time has come for the iPhone/iPod, iPad and Android owner to enjoy this level of quality without breaking the bank. Connecting their music collection to a pristine reproduction is now as easy as [...]

Congressional Hearing Focuses on Need for Internet Gambling Regulation

WASHINGTON, Oct. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Experts testified today that government oversight and regulation of Internet gambling activity in the U.S. presents the best opportunity to protect consumers at a hearing titled, “Internet Gambling: Is there a fair bet?”  Setting the stage for the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing and Trades hearing [...]

One in Four Small Businesses Hate Social Media

RALEIGH, N.C., Oct. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — A recent survey by leading email and social media marketing company, iContact, revealed small business owners do not universally trust social media. One out of every four small business owners surveyed hate social media – from Facebook and Twitter, to LinkedIn and Groupon. Negative sentiments range in vitriol, [...]

Leader International’s New “Impression 7″ Tablet

PASADENA, Calif., Oct. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Leader International Inc., a provider of reliable, feature-rich, affordable tablets, today announced the availability of its new Impression 7 (I7) tablet. The seven-inch tablet delivers value and performance for both novice and experienced users.  Units will ship to retailers in early November at an MSRP of $179.00, just [...]

Study Outlines Use of Social Media to Provide Customer Service

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — A new study released today by MarketTools, Inc., the leader in software and services for enterprise feedback management (EFM) and market research, revealed that 23 percent of companies provide customer service and support on Facebook, with 12 percent providing customer service and support via Twitter. The study also [...]

AT&T Reports Wi-Fi Usage Soars

DALLAS, Oct. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Consumers are increasingly relying on AT&T Wi-Fi to connect in more places from more devices, driving significant growth in Wi-Fi connections on AT&T*’s nationwide network. In the third quarter: Users made 301.9 million AT&T Wi-Fi connections — more than 37 connections every second. Connections nearly tripled (up more than [...]

Survey Finds Consumers Need More Vigilance to Protect Online Privacy

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Online consumers are increasingly savvy about being online, but many still do not employ all of the right tools to protect their privacy according to the results from Anonymizer, Inc.’s,, second annual online privacy and security survey. While nearly all respondents took precautions to protect their privacy [...]

Amped Wireless Unveils Access Point with Wi-Fi Coverage Range of Up to 1.5 Miles

CHINO HILLS, Calif., Oct. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Amped Wireless, the leading manufacturer of high-power, long-range wireless products for the home and office, adds to its successful line of Professional Series High Power Wi-Fi Solutions for indoor and outdoor applications. All Amped Wireless Professional Series High Power Wi-Fi Solutions feature a weatherproof enclosure for indoor [...]