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Pacifica, CA, March 17, 2013 --(PR.com)-- Touted as the "world’s largest and longest-running professionals-only game industry event," the Game Developers Conference (GDC) is a market defining conference that attracts over 22,500 attendees – and this year, Hey Snails Inc. is one of the exhibitors. Happening on March 25-29 in San Francisco, GDC 2013 will have 400+ conference sessions covering a wide range of topics such as game design, monetization, free to play and mobile engagement. This year’s Advisory Board includes experts from Microsoft Studios, Blizzard Entertainment, Media Molecule, Signia Ventures and Zynga, among others. Other exhibitors include Sony Computer, Intel, Nintendo and Paypal. Exhibiting at the conference for the first time, Hey Snails Inc. will showcase its flagship product, Hey Snails Virtual World, a fun and safe virtual world for kids where th... (more)

In 2014 Big Data Investments Will Account for Nearly $30 Billion - Eventually Accounting for $76 Billion by 2020 End

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)

Civitium Selected to Conduct Wireless Broadband Study for the City of Las Vegas and Clark County, Nevada

ALPHARETTA, Ga., March 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Civitium, LLC, the market-leading consulting firm for municipal broadband and Digital Community initiatives, has been retained to provide advisory services for the City of Las Vegas and Clark County, Nevada, one of the fastest-growing communities in the United States. "We want to learn how a wireless broadband infrastructure might benefit our vastly changing community and enhance our ability to deliver local government services to our constituents. We look forward to the findings and recommendations from Civitium's study," said Joseph Marcella, CIO for the City of Las Vegas. The City of Las Vegas, jointly with Clark County, has retained Civitium to conduct a study to determine what role the City and the County should play to affect the deployment of a wireless broadband network serving the community. The results of the stud... (more)

Vegas Means Value at Citrix Synergy 2009

Citrix Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq:CTXS), the global leader in application delivery, brings unprecedented value to Citrix Synergy™ 2009 in Las Vegas. Synergy 2009 – where virtualization, networking and application delivery meet – is the only four-event conference that provides a holistic view of today’s hottest technologies, offering the ultimate value for your conference dollar. The conference will take place May 4 to 7 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. Compared to other convention cities, Las Vegas is the most affordable destination for conference attendees. Direct flights to Las Vegas are available from over 140 cities with an average cost of $240 – less than any other convention city, hotel rates are at an all-time low and the average taxi fare is nearly half that of other major convention locales. A table comparing standard rates in Las Vegas to other popular conventio... (more)

Exalt EX-i Series Gigabit Ethernet Radio System Pioneers Multi-Band, Multi-Radio Capacity Aggregation for Rapid, Cost-Effective Network Scaling

CAMPBELL, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 03/31/09 -- Exalt Communications (www.exaltcom.com), the company that is reinventing microwave backhaul, today announced that its new, licensed 6 GHz EX-i Series GigE radio system is the first in the industry to aggregate capacity from licensed 6 GHz and carrier-class license-exempt 5 GHz radios over a single long haul link. By directly aggregating traffic from the primary 6 GHz radio and up to three Exalt EX-5r GigE systems over a single pair of antennas and waveguides, the EX-i Series GigE radios support up to 1 gigabit per second (Gbps) of Ethernet capacity, eliminate the need for expensive gigabit Ethernet router ports for data aggregation and reduce deployment time. The company will demonstrate this industry-first capability live in its exhibit, Booth #1926, at CTIA Wireless 2009 opening this Wednesday, April 1, at the Las Vegas ... (more)

Las Vegas Sands Corp. to Announce First Quarter 2009 Financial Results

LAS VEGAS, May 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Las Vegas Sands Corp. (NYSE: LVS) today announced that it will hold its quarterly conference call to discuss financial results for the quarter ended March 31, 2009, on Tuesday, May 5, 2009. The live webcast of the conference call may be accessed at 1:30 p.m. Pacific Time (4:30 p.m. Eastern Time) at the Investor Information section of the company's website at http://www.lasvegassands.com. Forward-Looking Statements This press release contains forward-looking statements that are made pursuant to the Safe Harbor Provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Forward-looking statements involve a number of risks, uncertainties or other factors beyond the company's control, which may cause material differences in actual results, performance or other expectations. These factors include, but are not limited... (more)

Quanta and Tilera Partner on Cloud Computing

SAN JOSE, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 10/15/09 -- Tilera® Corporation, developer of the highest performance multicore processors, today announced that Quanta computers has made a $10 million investment in Tilera. Quanta has selected Tilera's 64-core processor to develop products for cloud computing datacenters. "We are very pleased to have Quanta as a customer and a strategic investor," said Omid Tahernia, Tilera CEO. "Quanta offers deep knowledge of datacenter equipment and has a clear vision of the future of the compute industry." "Tilera's power efficient, general purpose processors are a natural fit for datacenter products," said Ted Chang, Vice President of Quanta Research Institute at Quanta. "With an architecture that scales to hundreds of cores, Tilera is a clear choice for future compute requirements." About Quanta Established in 1988, Quanta Computer today is th... (more)

Lucky 18 Casino Owner Naphtali Goldman Exonerated

TEL AVIV, Israel, November 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Naphtali Goldman (34) the sole owner of the Lucky 18 Group (http://www.lucky18casino.com ) has been exonerated of any wrongdoing by local authorities with regard to claims that he hosted and processed payment for the Lucky 18 casino in Israel. Lucky 18 casino founded 2 years ago and a leader in the online gaming market was found to have all relevant licenses' to operate a legal and transparent online casino; after an exhaustive investigation, Lucky 18 casino has been found to run a bona fide legitimate operation as is required by law. With tens of thousands of satisfied players, Lucky 18 casino has returned to full operational capacity. Mr. Goldman and others were interrogated by Israeli authorities 2 months ago on claims of hosting an online casino platform within an Israeli jurisdiction. All claims have since been found... (more)

Virgin America Cleared for Take-Off in 2010

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Virgin America, a privately-held domestic airline, today applauded the Department of Transportation's (DOT) decision confirming the carrier's financial fitness and U.S. citizenship status. Earlier today, the DOT issued a ruling that the airline and its proposed new ownership structure will remain fully compliant with U.S. ownership laws. U.S. law requires that domestic airlines remain under the control of U.S. citizens, with no more than 25% of the voting stock being held by foreign citizens. As a matter of policy, the DOT reviews any proposed ownership changes of over 10 percent of the voting stock of any U.S.-domiciled airline. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090123/VIRGINAMERICALOGO) "Today is a great day for airline competition, for our traveling guests and for our teammates," said Virgin America President ... (more)

GamePro Media and The Princeton Review Name Top 50 Undergraduate Schools for Video Game Design

GamePro Media (http://www.gamepro.com/) and The Princeton Review (http://www.princetonreview.com) have compiled the first-ever list of top video game design programs at U.S. and Canadian universities. Of the nearly 500 institutions offering such programs, 50 schools are recognized in a special editorial feature that appears in the April issue of GamePro, available on newsstands March 9, 2010, and on GamePro.com. The Top 50 list was based on a survey The Princeton Review conducted this past academic year (2009-10) of administrators at institutions offering game design coursework and/or degrees. The comprehensive survey numbered more than 50 questions and covered areas from academics and faculty credentials to graduates’ employment and career achievements. Criteria included the quality of the curriculum, faculty, facilities and infrastructure. The Princeton Review al... (more)

'Sherlock Holmes' Tops Weekly Blockbuster(R) Hit List of 'Top 10 Renting DVDs' for the Second Week in a Row

DALLAS, April 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Topping the BLOCKBUSTER® (NYSE: BBI, BBI.B) Hit List of "Top 10 Renting DVD Titles" for the week ending April 11 - for the second week in a row - is "Sherlock Holmes." Directed by Guy Ritchie, Sherlock Holmes is an action mystery film based on the character of the same name created by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Robert Downey, Jr. and Jude Law portray Sherlock Holmes and Dr. John Watson, respectively. Holmes investigates a series of murders, apparently connected to occult rituals. BLOCKBUSTER® Hit List Top 10 Renting DVD Titles at U.S. BLOCKBUSTER stores for the week ending April 11, 2010: Sherlock HolmesThe Blind Side Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New OrleansAlvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel Brothers The Men Who Stare at Goats Did You Hear About the Morgans?2012The Twilight Saga: New MoonUp in the Air Top 10 Selling ... (more)