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18 May, 2017, 08:35 ET Geeni Announces Google Assistant Compatibility for Smart Surge Protector, LED Bulbs, and Other Smart Home Products

Merkury Innovations, designers of personal electronics and accessories that combine technology, aesthetics, and value, today announced Google...


18 May, 2017, 08:00 ET Averitt Express Deploys SmartDrive Program to Reduce Collision Frequency, Decrease Claims Costs and Improve Overall Fleet Safety

SmartDrive Systems, a leader in driving performance solutions that reduce collisions and improve fuel efficiency, today announced that Averitt...


18 May, 2017, 06:50 ET Services Stocks Under Scanner -- Best Buy, GameStop, Arrow Electronics, and Conn's

On Wednesday, May 17, 2017, the NASDAQ Composite ended the trading session at 6,011.24, down 2.57%; the Dow Jones Industrial Average edged 1.78%...


18 May, 2017, 06:30 ET Trimble Introduces the Next Generation of Loader Onboard Scales for Aggregates

Trimble (NASDAQ:TRMB) announced today the release of Trimble® LOADRITE® L3180 SmartScale for wheel loaders. With the next generation of loader...


18 May, 2017, 06:00 ET Online Doggy Unites with Victory Service Dogs to Help Veterans

Online Doggy, a pioneer in webcam systems for the pet care industry, announces today that it has partnered with Victory Service Dogs to provide...


18 May, 2017, 06:00 ET Violin Announces Issuance of Patent

Violin Memory®, Inc. (www.vmem.com), the industry pioneer in All Flash Arrays, today announced that the United States Patent and Trademark Office...


18 May, 2017, 04:00 ET COUP Announces Paris Expansion With Gogoro

Gogoro®, a technology leader transforming how innovation is bridging sustainable energy and urban transportation, today announced its Smartscooter™...


18 May, 2017, 02:00 ET D-Link Partners with Google to Provide Products that are Compatible with the Google Assistant

D-Link's mydlink products will soon support the Google Assistant D-Link today announced its partnership with Google to provide upcoming...


17 May, 2017, 16:30 ET Aaron's, Inc. Directors Declare Dividend

The Board of Directors of Aaron's, Inc. (NYSE: AAN), a leading omnichannel provider of lease-purchase solutions, has declared a quarterly cash...


17 May, 2017, 16:30 ET Sensory's Fusion of Face and Voice Biometric Recognition Gets IQ Boost and Broader Mobile OS Support

Sensory, a leader in speech and vision technologies that enhance the user experience and security of consumer electronics, today announced the...


17 May, 2017, 16:00 ET Fully Supports Google Assistant! Rockchip RK3229 Solution Released at Google I/O Conference

At Google I/O Developer Conference on May 17th (American Local Time), Rockchip, a Chinese pioneering fabless semiconductor company, launched RK3229...


17 May, 2017, 15:36 ET Hagens Berman Sobol Shapiro LLP Announces Additional Proposed Settlements Totaling $55.5 Million in the Optical Disk Drive Products Antitrust Litigation

The following statement is being issued by Hagens Berman Sobol Shapiro LLP regarding the Optical Disk Drive Products Antitrust Litigation: LEGAL...


17 May, 2017, 15:00 ET LG Electronics Announces Google Home Compatible Appliances

At Google I/O today, LG Electronics (LG) announced a lineup of smart appliances that are fully compatible with the Google Assistant on Google Home,...


17 May, 2017, 14:56 ET Highlight Video: The First Ever DR1 "Micro" Drone Race Just Went Down on the Set of 'Firefly'

DR1 Racing and Air Hogs have partnered to launch the DR1 Micro Series drone races. The first-ever micro drone race took place on the iconic set of...


17 May, 2017, 14:46 ET Qualcomm and Google to Enable Daydream Standalone Virtual Reality Headsets

At Google I/O 2017, it was announced that Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ:QCOM), collaborated with...


17 May, 2017, 14:15 ET Global Hard Disk Drive (HDD) and Solid State Drive (SSD) Industries Market Analysis and Processing Trends Report 2017 - Research and Markets

Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "The Hard Disk Drive (HDD) and Solid State Drive (SSD) Industries: Market Analysis and...


17 May, 2017, 13:39 ET Aaron's Heather Calhoun Joins Warrick Dunn Charities Board

Aaron's, Inc. (NYSE: AAN), a leading omnichannel provider of lease-purchase solutions, and its divisions Aaron's and Progressive Leasing, announced...


17 May, 2017, 13:30 ET MediaTek Launches Chipset Supporting the Google Assistant and Android Things

MT8516 designed to deliver exceptional smart home user experience for cloud-supported voice assistant devices MediaTek Inc. today introduced...


17 May, 2017, 13:30 ET Whirlpool Corporation Activates Google Home Functionality, Bringing Google Assistant Capabilities to the Home Appliance Category

Today Whirlpool Corporation announced a collaboration with Google, which will bring voice-control capabilities through the Google Assistant on...


17 May, 2017, 12:52 ET Sony Introduces Two New Wide-Angle Full-Frame E-Mount Lenses

Sony Electronics, a worldwide leader in digital imaging and the world's largest image sensor manufacturer, has today announced two new additions to...


17 May, 2017, 11:00 ET Global LCD Market Technology, Directions, and Market Report 2017 - Research and Markets

Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "LCD Market: Technology, Directions, and Market Analysis" report to their...


17 May, 2017, 10:53 ET Canon Announces uniFLOW Secure Public Print (SPP) License for Konica Minolta Devices

Offering increased versatility through its products, Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, has announced the uniFLOW Secure...


17 May, 2017, 10:17 ET NuBryte Announces Its Voice Controlled Smart Home with Google Home Integration

NuBryte, the award winning smart home at the switch, today announced its smart home integration with Google Home. Google Home, with its voice...


17 May, 2017, 10:07 ET VSS 2017: Symposium Brings Together Leaders in Immersive Research

Event hosted by SensoMotoric Instruments focuses on research using virtual reality with eye tracking The evolution of the eye tracking virtual...


17 May, 2017, 10:00 ET New Age Electronics to Distribute High-Tech DJI Drones to the US Retail and Commercial Channels

New Age Electronics, a leading distributor of consumer electronics and gaming products and services and a division of SYNNEX Corporation (NYSE:...