Silicon Valley Business News - Page 3

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



A Double-Dip Predicted for Home Remodeling

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Sept. 13, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The most recent report released by Remodelormove.com revealed that the number of homeowners reporting that the economy is affecting their remodeling plans has jumped from 69 percent in the spring of 2011 to almost 80 percent this fall.

VLP Law Group LLP Welcomes Noted Attorneys Carl Spataro and Whit Bissell

PALO ALTO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — VLP Law Group LLP is very pleased to announce the expansion of its Corporate practice with the addition of Carl Spataro and Whit Bissell to its partnership.

SmartStops.net Introduces New Market Risk Indicator

PALO ALTO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SmartStops announced today the launch of the SmartStops Risk Barometer Index or SRBI. The SRBI is an easy to use metric that helps investors quickly gauge the relative level and direction of risk posed by a specific group of equities such as a particular market or sector.

RenderX and Altova Bundle MapForce and VDPMill to Create a Universal High-Performance Rendering Solution

PALO ALTO, Calif., and BEVERLY, Mass. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — RenderX, the leader in XML formatting solutions, and Altova, the creator of XMLSpy and other leading XML, database, and UML tools, entered a partnership agreement to provide integrated reporting and rendering solutions.

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools Promotes CarpoolAssist to Help Local Community Arrange Carpools

CUPERTINO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — CarpoolAssist, the web-based service that helps people connect to create carpools for work, school or special events, today announced that it has been selected by the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools (CMS) district in Charlotte, North Carolina for a pilot program, under which CMS is promoting the use of CarpoolAssist to help create carpools for parents, students and staff.

VLP Honored with Quality of Life Award

WASHINGTON, D.C. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Bar Association of the District of Columbia (BADC) presented Virtual Law Partners LLP (VLP) its annual Constance L. Belfiore Quality of Life Award, honoring the firm for providing an exceptional quality of life in the workplace through policies that support significant flexibility and autonomy for its attorneys and staff.

TeamF1 Unveils Enhanced UTM Features for Security Gateways

FREMONT, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — TeamF1, Inc., the leader in embedded networking and security software solutions for wired and wireless applications, today announced availability of several new threat management features in its SecureF1rst platform in its highly-regarded Security Gateway Solution (SGS) for SMB security routers.

TeamF1 Adds Advanced Capabilities to Service Provider Gateway Software, Debuts Mobile Apps for Secure Remote Access

FREMONT, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — TeamF1, Inc., the leader in embedded networking and security software solutions for wired and wireless applications, today announced availability of several new features in its SecureF1rst CPE Gateway Solution (CGS) for service provider (SP) home gateways, as well as mobile apps that leverage the modularity of the device software to enable easy-to-use secure remote connectivity for home users.

TeamF1 and Kaspersky Lab Announce Partnership to Offer Anti-Malware Monitoring Services in Home and Business Gateways

FREMONT, Calif., May 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — TeamF1, Inc., the leader in embedded networking and security software solutions for wired and wireless applications, and Kaspersky Lab, a leading developer of secure content and threat management solutions, today announced a technology partnership that enables networking OEMs targeting secure devices for home and business networking to offer superior gateway anti-malware protection to their users.

SecuGen Shipping Water Resistant SDA-Series OEM Fingerprint Modules for IP-65 Devices

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SecuGen, the world’s leading optical fingerprint device vendor, is pleased to announce the availability of the SDA03M-WR, SDA04M-WR and SDA04-WR, water resistant OEM fingerprint modules intended for integration into IP-65 rated access control units and other devices made for outdoor use. The sensor components of these fingerprint modules are sealed around the edges of the platen to prevent water seepage into the sensor itself.

Noted Attorney Linda Rost Joins VLP

PALO ALTO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Virtual Law Partners LLP is very pleased to announce the expansion of its Intellectual Property practice with the addition of Dr. Linda Rost as a partner. Dr. Rost joins VLP from the Silicon Valley office of Ropes & Gray where she represented clients in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical device, and high tech industries.

eXpresso Integrates Document Collaboration with IBM LotusLive

PALO ALTO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — eXpresso Corporation, a pioneering provider of online community solutions for business, is introducing real-time, online editing and collaboration of Microsoft Office and IBM Lotus Symphony files in IBM LotusLive.

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.