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News from July, 2012

MobiTV Boosts Product Line, Plans to Revisit IPO Market in 2013

Friday, July 20th, 2012

Ari Levy – Bloomberg Tech Deals

MobiTV, the software maker that pulled its initial public offering last week, is adding technology that lets users record programs on the go and plans to revisit the IPO market early next year.

The company cited “unfavorable market conditions” in withdrawing its prospectus on July 13. Chief Executive Officer Charles Nooney said yesterday that MobiTV has plenty of capital to invest in the business and is expanding its offerings for TV in the home as well as on smartphones and tablets.

“For us, the markets were too choppy,” Nooney said in an interview. “To be going out after the first of the year and examine the market with a couple announcements under our belt was certainly part of the consideration.”  (Full Article)


MobiTV Offers Efficient, Global Network DVR as Standalone Licensable Solution to Service Providers

Thursday, July 19th, 2012

Press Release – PR Newswire

MobiTV, a global leader in enabling delivery of live and on-demand TV Everywhere, announced today that its innovative network DVR will be released as a standalone licensable solution to service providers. The MobiTV nDVR successfully navigates complex rights management across countries by efficiently configuring for any of the governing international rules. Available to cable television service providers, wireless carriers and other network operators, MobiTV’s nDVR was developed and, previously, exclusively available only as an element of MobiTV’s end-to-end multiscreen platform.

Network DVR allows viewers to record and store television content in the cloud, rather than on a DVR box in their home. As a result, consumers can record an unlimited number of programs at any time and retrieve them anywhere, inside or outside the home, on connected devices.  (Full Article)


Community Energy Under Construction on Largest Solar Project in Pennsylvania

Wednesday, July 18th, 2012

Press Release – groSolar

Community Energy Solar (Community Energy) today announced that it has closed financing and commenced construction of its six megawatt (dc) Keystone Solar Project in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.

Exelon Generation EXE -1.06% and Community Energy’s retail marketing division committed to buy the output and back the financing for the project, which will supply the highest-quality green electricity – local solar power – to customers who sign up for a share of the generation. Several early high-profile customers have already signed up for a share of the output, including Franklin & Marshall College, Eastern University, Clean Air Council, and most recently, the Philadelphia Phillies and Millersville University.

“This is the greenest of the green–local jobs building fuel-free power that will last for decades,” said Brent Beerley, Executive Vice President of Community Energy.  (Full Article)


Aravo Elected to SupplyChainBrain’s List of 100 Great Supply Chain Partners

Thursday, July 12th, 2012

Press Release – Aravo

Aravo Solutions, Inc., the leading provider of cloud-based Supplier Lifecycle Management (SLM) and B2B information and collaboration solutions, announced today that it has been elected by readers to SupplyChainBrain’s 10th annual list of 100 Great Supply Chain Partners.

“SupplyChainBrain’s 10th annual list of 100 Great Supply Chain Partners is the result of a six-month on-line poll in which supply chain professionals were asked to nominate vendors and service providers whose solutions have made a significant impact on their company’s efficiency, customer service and overall supply chain performance,” said Brad Berger, Publisher, SupplyChainBrain. “Nominations were received for hundreds of trading partners in every aspect of supply chain management. The 2012 July/August issue of SupplyChainBrain magazine includes the select list of companies whose solutions and services have been so impressive that their customers took the time to write and let us know. Our compliments to Aravo Solutions on making this select list of 100 companies who received the most qualified nominations!”  (Full Article)


InsideView Adds Aggregation of Company Social Streams

Monday, July 9th, 2012

Press Release – InsideView

InsideView, the only social selling provider to reveal the person behind the contact, today announced Company Buzz, a significant enhancement to the InsideView award winning social selling platform. The new Company Buzz capability delivers aggregated, relevant insights from corporate-level social profiles and streams, including official Twitter, Facebook and company blog pages.

The addition of Company Buzz cuts through social noise and delivers relevant, up to the minute company information that is affecting prospects and customers. With this information, sales, marketing and customer service professionals are able to have more timely, relevant interactions with prospects. Company Buzz saves users time by eliminating the need to search across multiple social media sites before contacting a prospect or customer. InsideView users can also monitor prospects or customers, and the companies they are affiliated with, through automated summaries of company social streams and news coverage.  (Full Article)