New Qualcomm Subsidiary to Focus on Mobile Open Source Development

“Open source and community-driven software development is becoming increasingly important to the wireless industry,” said Chandhok, “and QuIC is committed to meaningful participation in these development efforts. To fulfill this commitment and to provide focus to this effort, Qualcomm has transferred experienced software engineers to QuIC. These engineers will focus on such important open source … Read Full Press Release

Redbox Signs Distribution Agreement With NCircle Entertainment

Featuring a number of Parent’s Choice & Emmy(R) Award winning DVD titles, NCircle specializes in the distribution of quality children’s entertainment. NCircle Entertainment, a division of Alliance Entertainment, LLC, licenses, manufactures and distributes family and children’s programming and related images for home entertainment and consumer products. Alliance maintains the largest in-stock catalog of CDs and … Read Full Press Release

Freescale mini USB interface IC enables a single connection for mobile device charging, audio and data

Freescale Semiconductor is introducing a mini USB interface IC that helps mobile device designers and manufacturers create smaller, sleeker consumer products by enabling a single mini USB connector for external accessories including chargers, headsets, microphones and audio/data connections. In addition to saving valuable board space by eliminating the need for multiple connections, the MC34825 analog … Read Full Press Release

Lawsuit Filed in Stork Craft Crib Recall

A lawsuit has been filed on behalf of a 7-month-old Louisiana boy who suffocated to death in a recalled Stork Craft crib. The family alleges a defect created a space between the crib’s drop-side rail and mattress, where the infant’s body became trapped. The baby was laid down to sleep at approximately 9:30 p.m. in … Read Full Press Release

WebConcepts, Brightstar Team up to Enhance Global Supply Chain Services

WebConcepts, a widely recognized developer of innovative supply chain planning and retail replenishment applications, announced today that it has teamed up with Brightstar to provide additional key technology components to Brightstar’s growing global supply chain solutions business. The agreement will enable Brightstar to overlay its best in class business processes on top of WebConcepts’ technology … Read Full Press Release

WiTricity Unveils WT8800(TM) Wireless Charging Controller to Catalyze Magnetic Resonance-Based Wireless Charging Ecosystem

Consumer demand is growing for wireless charging experiences that are flexible and efficient. Solutions currently on the market that require precise alignment between device and power source are not meeting that demand. WiTricity’s magnetic resonance technology enables spatial freedom, the ability to charge through materials and the charging of multiple devices with the same source … Read Full Press Release

The Warranty Group Announces Agreement With ESCO

CHICAGO, IL — (Marketwire) — 09/23/09 — Virginia Surety Company, Inc., a unit of TheWarranty Group, Inc., today announced an agreement to provide underwritingand compliance services for Ear Service Corporation’s (ESCO) comprehensiveloss, damage and repair programs for the hearing aid industry. “Virginia Surety is pleased to partner with ESCO, the industry leadinghearing aid administrator. We … Read Full Press Release

The Worlds First Personalized Packaging Supergroup

Sonder refers to the phenomenon that occurs when you see a stranger walking down the street and realize that person is living a life “as vivid and complex”as your own. Everyone has an unique story to tell, and this aptlynamed new brand gives companies a chance to tell theirs. Individualization in consumer products carries more … Read Full Press Release

Activision Blizzard Further Accelerates Global Growth Strategy with Launch of New Consumer Products Division

“Inspiring play, competition, and community underpins everything we do, and giving audiences new ways to experience our franchises is core to this commitment,” said Activision Blizzard Chief Executive Officer Bobby Kotick. “Under Tim’s leadership, we will elevate our consumer product offerings to the same level of exceptional quality as our games and transform the ways … Read Full Press Release

Media Enterprises Assembles The Search Party to Discover Next Big Infomercial Products and New Product Pitching Superstars

Start time: 9:00 a.m. 4525 Collins Ave. Miami Beach, FL. 33140 For questions, please contact Gino Cabanas 310-467-2503 Media Enterprises, Inc. was created in 1992 by partners by Brad Specter and Bill McAlister, two professionals with a combined 30 years experience in on-air marketing, consumer product sales and distribution. Today, Media Enterprises, Inc. either manufacturers … Read Full Press Release

Talcum Powder Lawsuit Trials Continue, As California Plaintiff Claims Asbestos in Johnson & Johnson Products Caused Mesothelioma, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports

“Our Firm is representing a number of women who allegedly developed ovarian cancer due to the long-term use of Johnson & Johnson’s talc-based powders for feminine hygiene purposes. They also accuse the company of concealing this potential risk from the public,” saysSandy A. Liebhard, a partner at Bernstein Liebhard LLP, a nationwide law firm representing … Read Full Press Release

Acosta Acquires TrueDemand Software

TrueDemand, based in Los Gatos, Calif., provides software and services that help CPG companies lift sales while improving store operations, replenishment and supply chain business processes. The solution enables client teams to assess daily sales performance and to take action on specific recommendations. “Acosta has made a commitment to enhance its marketing services capabilities, and … Read Full Press Release

Leading Local Blinds Company Reminds Arizonans to ‘Kid Proof’ Their Blinds After the Latest Consumer Product Safety Commission Alert Determines Child Deaths Caused by Unsafe Blind Cords

PHOENIX, AZ — (Marketwire) — 12/15/09 — Following the latest Consumer Product SafetyCommission alert issued this week that states that five more children diedand another 16 have nearly strangled in the cords of the Roman shades, andthat three child deaths have been linked to roll up blinds, Arizona Blindswants to remind everyone that there are … Read Full Press Release

Instead of stealing instruments, musicians turn to Splice

But Splice lets artists pay $7.99 per month to download up to 100 samples they can use royalty-free to create music. That’s cheaper than it costs to listen to music on Spotify. Splice then compensates artists based on how frequently their sounds are downloaded, and has already paid out over $7 million. Splice Sounds is … Read Full Press Release

Scott+Scott, Attorneys at Law, LLP Reminds Investors of Investors of June 4 Lead Plaintiff Deadline in Securities Class Action Against Funko, Inc.

Funko is a pop culture consumer products company that sells a broad range of pop culture consumer products, featuring characters from a range of media and entertainment content, including movies, TV shows, video games, music and sports. Its products combine its proprietary brands and designs into properties it licenses from content providers. The lawsuit claims … Read Full Press Release

EA SPORTS to Expand Brand with Launch of New Peripherals

Sakar, Sunflex and A4T will be working collaboratively with EA SPORTS and IMG to market and distribute new EA SPORTS-branded peripherals across the globe, designed to enhance the experience of playing EA SPORTS video games and interactive fitness products. These agreements are the latest round of partnerships created in collaboration with IMG Licensing, the exclusive … Read Full Press Release

Katten Women Partners Honored for Their Achievements

In her dual role as both partner and chief diversity officer, Minier has been instrumental in implementing a number of programs at Katten that have helped the firm improve its efforts to recruit, hire, promote and retain talented diverse attorneys. Additionally, she has extensive experience representing both private and public companies in mergers and acquisitions, … Read Full Press Release

Kwikee launches research-and-development team, leveraging AI and other technologies to drive efficiencies and innovation in e-commerce

Kwikee Labs will feature an accomplished team of software-development veterans with experience in artificial intelligence and machine learning as well as digital strategy, innovation, marketing and global technology platforms for retail and consumer product companies. The team members have all demonstrated a proven ability to solve problems by combining technology and ingenuity. The lab will … Read Full Press Release