Silicon Valley Business News - Page 3

Page 3 of Silicon Valley Business News issued by the Send2Press® Newswire service.



Community Comes Together to Help Seniors in Need

SAN JOSE, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Silicon Valley community came together to help Comfort Keepers® collect 2000 lbs. of food through its STOP Senior Hunger food drive for local seniors in need during September, Hunger Action Month and 2010 Holiday Season.

Virtual Law Partners LLP Welcomes Denise Zack to its Commercial Lending Practice

PALO ALTO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Virtual Law Partners LLP is very pleased to announce that Denise Zack has joined the firm’s Commercial Lending practice. Ms. Zack joins VLP from the Virginia office of Cooley LLP, where she served as special counsel in the Credit Finance and Leasing Finance practice groups and represented both institutional lenders and company borrowers in debt financings.

Virtual Case Management LLC Selects SecuGen Hamster Plus and Hamster IV Fingerprint Readers

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SecuGen, the world’s leading optical fingerprint device vendor, is pleased to announce that Virtual Case Management® has selected SecuGen’s line of Hamster fingerprint readers for integration with their Virtual Case Management (VCM) software. VCM is a paperless database case management solution for investigators, process servers, intelligence analysts and the security industry.

Virtual Law Partners LLP Welcomes Melody Torbati to its Technology Transactions Practice

PALO ALTO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Virtual Law Partners LLP is very pleased to announce that Melody Torbati has joined the firm as a partner in the Technology Transactions practice. Ms. Torbati was formerly with Morrison Foerster, LLP where she represented leading and cutting-edge technology companies on a wide variety of transactions involving technology and intellectual property matters.

Industry Report Reveals Home Remodeling Projects Shrink as Homeowners Worry; But News Is Not All Bad

SUNNYVALE, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A recent report released by Remodelormove.com revealed that homeowners continue to scale back on remodeling projects in response to concern over the economy. ‘We release these industry reports every six months based on a survey of 5,000 homeowners who are considering changing their home – either remodeling or moving,’ says Dan Fritschen, founder.

Help STOP Senior Hunger During Hunger Action Month

SAN JOSE, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A startling number of U.S. seniors risk going hungry due to the inability to obtain sufficient food for their household or having to choose between food and medical care. During September Hunger Action Month, and through Thanksgiving, Silicon Valley and Peninsula Comfort Keepers is asking the community to make food donations to the STOP Senior Hunger food drive.

Best Lawyers and Super Lawyers Honor Virtual Law Partners Attorneys

PALO ALTO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — VLP is pleased to announce that Trademark Partner Brian M. Davis was included in the Best Lawyers Annual Guide to Intellectual Property Law, which was published with the September 2010 issue of Corporate Counsel magazine. In addition, VLP Patent Partner Richard G.A. Bone was named a 2010 ‘Rising Star’ by Northern California Super Lawyers.

SecuGen Delivers FIPS 201/PIV Compliant iD-USB SC/PIV, Combination Fingerprint and Smart Card Reader

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SecuGen, the world’s leading optical fingerprint device vendor, is pleased to announce the immediate availability of the SecuGen iD-USB SC/PIV, a combined fingerprint and smart card reader that is fully FIPS 201/PIV compliant. The iD-USB SC/PIV is a ready-to-use USB device that facilitates dual-factor authentication right out of the box.

CompuLynx Delivers the SecuGen Hamster IV Fingerprint Reader to Kenya’s Largest Retail Bank

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SecuGen, the world’s leading optical fingerprint device vendor, is pleased to announce that CompuLynx, of Nairobi Kenya, has successfully integrated the SecuGen Hamster IV into the Account Holder Biometric Authentication and Identification System for one of the largest retail banks in Kenya.

Patent Attorney Richard Bone Joins Virtual Law Partners LLP

PALO ALTO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Virtual Law Partners LLP is very pleased to announce that noted patent attorney Richard Bone has joined the firm as a partner from Fish and Richardson. Dr. Bone’s practice encompasses all aspects of patent preparation and prosecution, and post-grant review in technical fields such as pharmaceuticals, chemistry, biotechnology, materials, nanotechnology, medical devices, and computer science.

3scale Named ‘Cool Vendor’ by Leading Analyst Firm

SUNNYVALE, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 3scale has been included in the list of ‘Cool Vendors’ in the March 2010 ‘Cool Vendors in Cloud Management, 2010’ report by Gartner, Inc. With 3scale CONNECT, the company’s Plug and Play self-service solution and 3scale ENTERPRISE, a tailor-made solution for enterprises, 3scale provides innovative companies with the tools needed to build and develop their API business and embrace the future of the cloud.

SecuGen Releases the iD-USB SC Combination Biometric Fingerprint and Smart Card Reader

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SecuGen, the world’s leading optical fingerprint device vendor, is pleased to announce the availability of the SecuGen iD-USB SC(TM), a combined fingerprint reader and smart card reader. The iD-USB SC is a ready to use USB device that facilitates dual-factor authentication right out of the box. The new unit is targeted at the rapidly growing number of projects and applications that combine fingerprint biometrics with smart cards.

Noted Trademark Attorney Brian Davis Joins Virtual Law Partners LLP From Alston and Bird

PALO ALTO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Virtual Law Partners LLP is very pleased to announce that trademark attorney Brian M. Davis has joined the firm as a partner from Alston and Bird. Mr. Davis specializes in trademark counseling and prosecution, including worldwide trademark clearance and the prosecution of U.S. and foreign trademark applications.

Print Electronics Delivers SecuGen Hamster IV to Indian eGovernance Initiative, 100 Million Fingerprints Enrolled

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SecuGen, the world’s leading optical fingerprint device vendor, is pleased to announce that Print Electronics, working with a local integrator partner, has successfully delivered and implemented the SecuGen Hamster IV, a fully FIPS 201 / PIV-compliant fingerprint reader, into the Tamil Nadu Health Insurance Scheme (TNHIS).

13 Percent Increase in U.S. Homeowners Who Say They Will Remodel in 2010

SUNNYVALE, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — After a year of steady declines in home remodeling, the Spring 2010 RemodelorMove U.S. Remodeling Sentiment Report reveals a 13 percent increase in the number of homeowners who say they will remodel in the next 12 months. This increase follows a 5 percent increase in last year’s Spring 2009 report. The continuing upward swing in remodeling sentiment indicates that 2010 will show a strong increase in remodeling activity.

Schleuniger Automation Selects SecuGen Hamster Plus for Biometric Authentication of CrimpCenter Users

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SecuGen, the world’s leading optical fingerprint device vendor, is pleased to announce that its Hamster Plus USB Fingerprint Reader has been selected by Schleuniger Automation for use with its CrimpCenter product line. A leading manufacturer of machines for wire processing, Schleuniger’s CrimpCenter products are fully automatic crimp machines that combine high processing speed, precision and user friendliness.

SecuGen Fingerprint USB Drivers Pass Microsoft WHQL Testing

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SecuGen, the world’s leading optical fingerprint device vendor, is pleased to announce that its Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 Release 2 device drivers for SecuGen USB fingerprint readers, the Hamster IV, Hamster Plus, OptiMouse Plus and Keyboard Plus, have passed the Microsoft Windows Hardware Quality Labs (WHQL) testing. The WHQL certified drivers can be downloaded at no charge from SecuGen’s Web site.

Passware Software Cracks BitLocker Encryption Open

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Passware Inc., a provider of password recovery, decryption, and evidence discovery software for computer forensics, has created the first commercially available software to break Microsoft BitLocker hard drive encryption. The new version of its flagship product – Passware Kit Forensic 9.5 – now recovers encryption keys for hard drives protected with BitLocker. BitLocker is an advanced, full-disk protection feature available in Windows Vista, Windows 7, and Windows Server 2008.

Lucky Technology Selects SecuGen Fingerprint Sensor for iGuard LM520-FOSC Access Control and Time Attendance Device

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SecuGen, the world’s leading optical fingerprint device vendor, is pleased to announce that Lucky Technology has selected the SecuGen SDA03M standalone fingerprint sensor for Lucky’s iGuard LM520-FOSC Access Control and Time Attendance device.

TeamF1 and Cavium Networks’ Technologies Power NETGEAR ProSafe FVS318G VPN Firewall

FREMONT and MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — TeamF1, Inc., the leader in embedded networking and security software, and Cavium Networks (NASDAQ:CAVM), a leading provider of semiconductor products that enable intelligent processing for networking, communications, storage, wireless, video and security applications, today announced that TeamF1’s customized Secure Gateway Solution (SGS) running on Cavium Networks’ ECONA processor drives NETGEAR’s FVS318G Gigabit VPN Firewall with DMZ, recently launched for the SMB market.

SecuGen Fingerprint Readers Now Windows 7 Ready

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SecuGen, the world’s leading optical fingerprint device vendor, is pleased to announce that its USB fingerprint readers, the Hamster IV, Hamster Plus, OptiMouse Plus and Keyboard Plus, are now compatible with the Windows 7 operating system. SecuGen’s family of USB fingerprint peripherals are now natively supported by Microsoft’s Windows Biometric Framework (WBF) and will work with all versions of Windows 7.

Authernative Granted U.S. Patent for User Authentication System Operation Modes

REDWOOD CITY, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Authernative, Inc., the developer of innovative user authentication and identity management technologies, announced today that the United States Patent and Trademark Office has granted the company a patent for operation modes in a user authentication system.

U.S. Home Remodeling Recovery Began in Second Quarter 2009

SUNNYVALE, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — RemodelorMove’s U.S. Remodeling Activity Report™, a sampling of remodeling permits in the U.S., was issued for the second quarter 2009 today, revealing an increase in remodeling activity in certain regions of the U.S. for the first time in more than a year. According to RemodelorMove’s Remodeling Activity Report, the value of remodeling projects in the U.S. increased in the second quarter over the first quarter of 2009.

TeamF1 Announces Support for Cavium Networks’ ECONA Family of ARM-Based Energy Efficient System-on-Chip (SoC) Processors for the Digital Home

FREMONT, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — TeamF1, Inc., the leader in embedded networking and security software solutions for wired and wireless applications, today announced that their SMBware™ family of customizable software solutions, including the Secure Gateway Solution (SGS) and Managed Access Point Solution (MAPS) will be supported on the ECONA CNS3XXX family of energy efficient processors for Digital Home applications from Cavium Networks (NASDAQ: CAVM), a leading provider of semiconductor products that enable intelligent processing applications.

Virtual Law Partners Welcomes Charulata Pagar, Adam Lin, Eda Tan, and Byron Rodriguez

PALO ALTO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Virtual Law Partners LLP (VLP) has announced that Charulata Pagar, Adam Lin, Eda Tan, and Byron Rodriguez have joined the firm. ‘VLP is continuing to expand with top quality attorneys. Our newest lawyers further expand the firm’s practice areas and also strengthen our Asia practice,’ said RoseAnn Rotandaro, VLP’s President and Co-Founder.

Affordable Home Remodeling Gets Easier with ‘The Bathroom Remodeling Workbook’ from ABCD Publishing

SUNNYVALE, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Just in time for the end of the recession, when homeowners are again planning home remodeling projects to take advantage of low prices and ‘government stimulus home-remodeling incentives,’ ABCD Publishing announces the release of the first book in their Remodeling Workbooks Series. This first book in the series addresses the most popular room of the house to remodel – ‘The Bathroom Remodeling Workbook.’

Virtual Law Partners Welcomes David Lawson, Janyce Mitchell, David Roise, and Stephen Sullivan

PALO ALTO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Virtual Law Partners LLP (VLP) has announced that David Lawson, Janyce Mitchell, David Roise, and Stephen Sullivan have joined the firm as Partners. ‘VLP’s newest partners further expand the firm’s practice in Commercial Lending and Intellectual Property. VLP is strengthening as well as broadening our range of legal representation for corporate clients,’ said RoseAnn Rotandaro, VLP’s President and Co-Founder.

U.S. Home Remodeling Hits Bottom in First Quarter 2009: Starts Showing Signs of Recovery

SUNNYVALE, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Recent surveys and reports show a picture of the home remodeling industry that is a mixed bag of good news and bad according to home remodeling website RemodelorMove.com. The bad news, the most recent RemodelorMove Remodeling Permit Activity Report shows a 20 percent decline in the number of remodeling permits issued during the first quarter of 2009, compared to the same quarter in 2008. The survey of 5,000 homeowners considering remodeling is conducted semi-annually.

TeamF1 Exhibits SMB and Residential CPE Routers and APs with Specialized Device Management and Security Software at Computex 2009

FREMONT, Calif., June 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — TeamF1, Inc., the high-performance embedded networking and security software company, today announced that its latest advances in software for SMB router, residential gateway and WLAN access point turnkey solutions will be demonstrated during the Computex Taipei Exhibition and Trade-show from June 2 to June 5. In its 29th year, Computex is the second largest international computer and electronics trade show in the world.

TeamF1 and Cavium Networks Expand Technology Collaboration with Optimized Software for ECONA Processor Family

FREMONT, Calif., and MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., May 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — TeamF1, Inc., the high-performance embedded networking and security software company, and Cavium Networks (NASDAQ: CAVM), a leading provider of highly integrated semiconductor products, today announced the immediate availability of TeamF1’s software running on the Cavium ECONA family of ARM processors. The integrated solution enables networking ODMs and OEMs to accelerate the development of residential and business security VPN and firewall gateways, routers and wireless LAN access points.

iPulse Selects SecuGen’s SDA04M Fingerprint Module for the iPB6 Access Control Unit

SANTA CLARA, Calif., May 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SecuGen is pleased to announce that iPulse Systems, South Africa’s leading biometrics company, has selected SecuGen’s SDA04M fingerprint module as the core fingerprint engine for the iPB6, the next generation in biometric readers.

Surviving Uncertainty: Free E-Book Provides an Eloquent, Timely Guide to Navigating These Challenging Times

PALO ALTO, Calif., April 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A new e-book, available free from No Map. No Guide. No Limits., offers entertaining storytelling, thought-provoking ideas, and practical advice on surviving-and thriving-in uncertain times and circumstances. In ‘Surviving Uncertainty: Taking a Hero’s Journey,’ (ISBN: 978-1-4276-3955-4) adventure writer Lane Wallace applies what she’s learned in the school of adventure to the broader school of life.

Gen-9 Announces Release of ‘StratoVista – Google Edition V1.0’

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., March 24 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Gen-9, Inc. announced today the release of StratoVista – Google Edition v1.0. StratoVista is a powerful, Internet centric, personal information management (PIM) application. It provides users with unique capabilities, including the ability to use Web based services in lieu of the functions provided by an enterprise email client/server solution such Microsoft Outlook/Exchange Server.

Virtual Law Partners Welcomes New Partners Brett Healy, Daniel Meyers, Gregory Kim, Sharon Webb and Dianna DeVore

PALO ALTO, Calif., March 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Virtual Law Partners LLP (VLP) has announced that Brett Healy, Daniel Meyers, Gregory Kim, M. Sharon Webb and Dianna DeVore have joined the firm as partners. ‘We are thrilled that VLP continues to attract experienced lawyers with superb qualifications,’ said Craig Johnson, VLP’s CEO. ‘Their talent and backgrounds speak for themselves.’

SuperCoach International Announces the First Fully Programmable Tennis Ball Machine on the Market – the Most Advanced in the World Today

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Jan. 22 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Until a few years ago all tennis ball machines were practically the same, ranging in price from a few hundred dollars (providing one type of ball return) to about $10,000.00 (providing up to 8 variations) per cycle. Then the SuperCoach appeared on the market in 2004 (Version 1.0). (VIDEO – VNR)

Authernative Granted Patent in Australia for User Authentication Method

REDWOOD CITY, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Authernative, Inc., the developer of innovative user authentication and identity management technologies, announced today that the Australian Patent Office has granted the company a patent for a user authentication method. The newly issued patent number 2004323374 entitled, ‘Authentication System and Method Based Upon Random Partial Digitized Path Recognition’ describes a ‘what user knows’-based authentication method.

GSA Approves SecuGen’s SDA04(TM) OEM Fingerprint Module for FIPS 201 APL

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Nov. 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SecuGen is pleased to announce that the SDA04(TM) fingerprint sensor module has been approved by the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) for government-wide acquisition through GSA’s Approved Products List (APL) for FIPS 201 implementations. The SDA04 joins SecuGen’s Hamster IV USB fingerprint reader and MINEX-certified fingerprint algorithms in being listing on the GSA APL.

Passware Exposes Private Data Indexed by Windows Search

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Nov. 12 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Passware, Inc., the expert in cryptanalysis, introduces a new evidence discovery solution for Windows Vista, XP, and Server 2003. Passware Search Index Examiner makes all the data indexed by Windows Search instantly accessible to computer forensics and IT professionals.

Biometric Technologies Inc. Selects SecuGen’s Hamster(TM) IV Fingerprint Reader to Reduce Phantom Billing

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Nov. 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SecuGen Corporation is pleased to announce that Biometric Technologies, Inc. has integrated the SecuGen Hamster(TM) IV into BIOCLAIM(R), their flagship software product. BIOCLAIM is the only medical billing solution that provides biometric confirmation that a patient was actually present to receive healthcare services.

TeamF1 Appoints Embedded Software Veteran to Leadership Team

FREMONT, Calif., Oct. 21 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — TeamF1, Inc., a leader in embedded networking and security software, today announced that it has appointed industry veteran Michael Brockway as VP of Sales. Michael will oversee U.S. and Canada sales for TeamF1 and is also in charge of strategic customer relationships. Reporting to Mukesh Lulla, TeamF1 President and CEO, Brockway will focus on accelerating TeamF1’s key sales growth initiatives by leveraging his extensive background in embedded software sales and strategic business development.