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MINNEAPOLIS, Jan. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Bracketron, the leading manufacturer in mounting solutions for mobile consumer electronics, today announced two new product mounts designed specifically for handheld GPS golf devices. The two products are designed to mount on either a pushcart or motorized golf cart for easy viewing. Both products are designed to work with all of today's most popular golf GPS devices, including Callaway, Garmin, GolfBuddy and SkyCaddie models. "Our new golf products make using handheld GPS on the course easier than ever," said Bruce Gibis, President and CEO. "Both products offer a convenient, accessible solution that allows golfers to interact with their device hands-free." Both products are available at many leading consumer electronics and golf specialty retailers, as well as on the Bracketron website (http://www.bracketron.com). About... (more)

Sponsored Conversations: Just as “Unreal” as “Reality” TV

The rise of reality TV shows over the past decade has continued to draw a steady stream of viewers, yet today, people seem to recognize that reality TV isn’t really all that real. The fact that the camera is there and the participants know it, has an impact on how they act. Shows need to fit into their allotted time slots, so a lot of editing alters the reality of the situations that are viewers see. The fact that the situations are contrived by TV producers to begin with means it isn’t a real scenario anyway. In the business world, it seems to me that “sponsored” conversations are just as unreal. Recently, one of my favorite marketing industry influencers, Chris Brogan (@chrisbrogan) wrote a post titled As Marketing Shifts Back to the Everyman. I regularly read Chris’ blog, so I would have read this anyway… but when I saw the titled in my RSS feed I thought it migh... (more)

Top 10 Drivers of the Storage Industry in 2011 - Part 1

Most predictions about the storage industry seem to be either in the weeds (”will FCOE take off - and what flavor?”) or driven by the most sensational news possible (”Cisco will buy EMC and Oracle will buy NetApp!”).   This list strives to take a balanced view that takes positions on the key drivers transforming our industry. With that in mind, here are the first 5 of the ten most important trends in storage with predictions about what will change in 2011: 1.  Capacity demands will continue to grow exponentially. It is amazing how little this one is mentioned.  Think about what happened to the bandwidth market when it was realized that internet usage was doubling every year.  OK - that might be a painful reminder for those of us that experienced first hand the telecom bubble.  The point is that one of the world’s largest industrieswas rad... (more)

GPS Industries Asks Golf Industry Professionals - "Dare to Compare"

NEW YORK, NY -- (MARKET WIRE) -- 01/26/06 -- GPS Industries Inc. (OTC BB: GPSN), a leading innovator of Wi-Fi and GPS-enabled multimedia communications and management solutions for golf facilities, resorts, sporting events and residential communities asks Golf Industry Professionals to compare their flagship product, the "Inforemer" with the competition. The "Inforemer" is GPS. It locates the pin easily with hands-free operation. It fleet swaps easily, is video ad ready with its Wi-Fi enhancements that make it a revenue generating real-time media outlet. Make your golf course future proof. The graphics are better, the "Inforemer" is lighter, affordable, ergonomically best, user-friendly, serviceable and makes you money. We have the lowest risk, highest value proposition on the market, and our cutting edge and innovative software seamlessly integrates with other soft... (more)

It Pays to Play: Ohio Resident Wins Limited-Edition Volkswagen GTI MkVI by Playing Real Racing GTI Mobile App

HERNDON, Va., Nov. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Volkswagen of America, Inc. today announced that Joseph Chase of Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio was the first to win one of six, limited-edition GTI MkVI vehicles as part of its wildly popular and free new gaming app, Real Racing GTI. Volkswagen became the first automobile manufacturer to launch a vehicle exclusively on a mobile device, and since its debut two weeks ago, the Real Racing GTI app continues to be one of the hottest free apps on iTunes with more than 2 million downloads. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20091109/DE07763 ) "Consumer response to Real Racing GTI has been phenomenal, and thanks to fans like Joseph Chase, the game is still one of the top free apps on iTunes," said Tim Ellis, Vice President of Marketing, Volkswagen of America, Inc. "More than 2 million consumers have already downloaded the free app, a... (more)

Dana Point Concours d'Elegance Announces Dick Messer Joins Board of Directors and Other Executive Appointments

DANA POINT, Calif., Jan. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- The Dana Point Concours d'Elegance (www.DanaPointConcours.org) announced today that Dick Messer, Executive Director of the Petersen Automotive Museum, has been added to the organizations Board of Directors. Messer is a native of Los Angeles and he grew up surrounded by the Southern California car culture. He began collecting, racing, and restoring cars more than fifty years ago. The Petersen Automotive Museum was founded by Robert E. Petersen, an avid car enthusiast and the founder of the Petersen Publishing empire, which includes magazines like Hot Rod, Motor Trend, Car Craft, and others. Messer started with the museum when it first opened back in 1994 and was hand-picked for the job by Robert Petersen himself. Messer has served on the Classic Car Club of America's Southern California Chapter Board of Directors for si... (more)

Tropicana(R) Launches Tropicana Juicy Rewards(TM) Offering the Goodness of OJ Plus Big Savings on Healthy Pursuits for the Family

CHICAGO, Feb. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- A new survey(1) shows that given today's economy, most Americans (98%) are looking for more value from the things they buy. At the same time, most (95%) say they value spending time with family and having fun, but 89 percent agree that the current economy makes it more difficult for them to find affordable leisure activities. Tropicana Products, Inc., a division of PepsiCo, Inc. (NYSE: PEP), introduces Tropicana Juicy Rewards(TM) - a unique program that will help families get more from their juice with 20,000 ways to save on healthy family activities, experiences and products. The Juicy Rewards program is a first for Tropicana in terms of the sheer scale of value, breadth and ease of use offered. Consumers who purchase Tropicana Pure Premium® or Trop50® can enter codes online at Tropicana.com and start saving immediately on thou... (more)

GreenFields and Unisport join forces in Scandinavia

ALMELO, NETHERLANDS -- (Marketwire) -- 04/21/11 -- GreenFields bv (Genemuiden, the Netherlands) and Unisport Scandinavia AB (Landskrona, Sweden) become partners for the Scandinavian market. GreenFields and Unisport entered into a commercial alliance in order to supply the Scandinavian market with GreenFields' qualified synthetic turf systems. Strategic cooperation within the value chain will enhance improvement of the durability, quality and playing performance and innovation. GreenFields (majority owned by TenCate) is a leading company for high-end sport systems in the international synthetic turf market. The company, a prominent member of the FIFA Preferred Producer (FPP) program, offers its products directly and through related installers and provides qualified systems (FIFA, UEFA, FIH, IRB etc.) to the market place. Unisport is the leading Nordic supplier of sp... (more)

Celliant Technology Hits The Market With PUMA's Usain Bolt Line

LOS ANGELES, March 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Celliant, the leading innovative responsive textile technology, is proud to announce its alliance with global sportlifestyle brand, PUMA. The Puma men's athletic apparel line inspired by Olympic gold medalist and world record sprinter Usain Bolt now features performance-driven apparel incorporating Celliant's patented mineral fiber technology. Celliant technology is designed to help athletes with endurance and to maximize their workouts. Created from natural minerals loaded into polyester fibers, Celliant's proprietary blend of 13 ingredients converts the body's vibrant energy (heat) into far infrared light (FIR), which is then easily reabsorbed into the tissue and muscle. Celliant is not a coating or spray and it does not wash off or wear out. It works for and lasts for the lifetime of the product. "We're thrilled to col... (more)

Introducing Fire OS 3.0 “Mojito”

Amazon.com today introduced Fire OS 3.0 “Mojito,” the next generation of software and services that powers the best-selling Kindle Fire tablets, with hundreds of updates and exclusive new features to give customers a simple OS experience with Android app compatibility. Fire OS starts with Android and adds: Low-level platform enhancements, including: the Optimizing Download Manager, re-designed graphics pipeline, Reading Mode, and improvements to touch latency for better performance. Productivity apps with enhanced email, documents, and enterprise support with hardware and software data encryption. Deep integration of the hardware, software and services to deliver features like X-Ray, the Mayday button, Second Screen, and more. Built-in media libraries for instant access to music, movies, apps, and games both stored on the device or in the cloud, and automatically s... (more)

LexisNexis Goes “Back to School” at NC State

LexisNexis® Legal & Professional, a leading provider of content and technology solutions, announced today it has reached an agreement to move its software business from Cary to Raleigh, North Carolina. The new location on North Carolina State University’s Centennial Campus will serve as the headquarters for the LexisNexis Business of Law Software Solutions (BLSS) division and other product and technology groups within the LexisNexis community. "NC State's partnership with LexisNexis demonstrates our ongoing commitment to innovation," said Chancellor Randy Woodson. "We couldn't be more excited about the company's move to Centennial Campus." The relocation increases the space available to LexisNexis as it fulfills its commitment to build a “Software Center of Excellence” in North Carolina. The Centennial Campus office location will provide the software division with ... (more)