Daily Archives: March 9th, 2012

InfoSonics Launches First Android Smartphone – s700

SAN DIEGO, March 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — InfoSonics Corporation (NASDAQ: IFON) today announced the launch of its new verykool® s700 Android powered smartphone. “We are excited to release our first internally designed smartphone based on the Android platform,” said Joseph Ram, the company’s president and chief executive officer.  “The s700 features a 3.5″ capacitive screen [...]

Lenovo Recalls ThinkCentre All-In-One PCs

WASHINGTON, March 8, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.  It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product. Name of Product: [...]

Panasonic’s Smart VIERA® HDTVs Now Available

SECAUCUS, N.J., March 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ – Continuing its history and tradition of producing award winning HDTVs and following on its success at the recently concluded 2012 CES, Panasonic Consumer Marketing Company of North America, the industry and technology leader in High Definition televisions, today announced the availability of the company’s initial wave of 2012 Smart [...]

UpTo ‘Future-Tense’ Social Platform for iOS

SAN FRANCISCO, March 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ – UpTo today announced it has launched a new social application focused on the “future tense,” allowing users to see what their friends are up to ahead of time and share what they will be up to directly from their existing calendar. UpTo is one of only 40 start-ups chosen [...]

Jelli Social Radio Launches on Android

SAN MATEO, Calif., March 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Jelli (http://www.jelli.com) announced today the release of its free Jelli for Android app, which allows users to experience Jelli’s social radio service anytime and from anywhere using their Android device. Jelli also launched a specially curated, SXSW artist-themed, streaming radio station in conjunction with the start of [...]

WD Completes Acquisition of Hitachi Storage Technologies

IRVINE, Calif., March 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ – Western Digital Corp. (NYSE: WDC) today announced that it has completed its acquisition of Viviti Technologies Ltd. (formerly Hitachi Global Storage Technologies), effective Mar. 8, 2012, for $3.9 billion in cash and 25 million shares of WDC common stock valued at approximately $0.9 billion(1). Hitachi, Ltd. now owns approximately [...]