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Amazon scores another record Prime Day, bigger than Black Friday and Cyber Monday combined News Opinion 

Amazon scores another record Prime Day, bigger than Black Friday and Cyber Monday combined

Amazon reports 2019 was a big success, with Prime Members purchasing more than 75 million items, from devices to groceries and more, throughout the July 15-16 event. Sales surpassed the previous Black Friday and Cyber Monday combined, the company said. “We want to thank Prime members all around the world,” said Jeff Bezos, Amazon founder and CEO. “Members purchased millions of Alexa-enabled devices, received... Read More
Viral FaceApp may infect your privacy, according to experts News Opinion 

Viral FaceApp may infect your privacy, according to experts

FaceApp, an Android and iOS app that changes users faces, is facing criticism because the app is allegedly harvesting vast amounts of sensitive user information, without their knowledge. According to John Koetsier at Forbes: “While according to FaceApp’s terms of service people still own their own “user content” (read: face), the company owns a never-ending and irrevocable royalty-free license to do anything... Read More
Dominion Photo commemorates 50 years as DC-area camera destination Feature News Opinion 

Dominion Photo commemorates 50 years as DC-area camera destination

In a time when camera-store closings are commonplace, we’re happy to report on the 50th anniversary of Falls Church, Va- based brick-and-mortar camera store Dominion Camera. To commemorate the event, Dominion Camera is having a sale July 20, 2019, with reps from Nikon, Canon, Panasonic, Olympus, and Sony, and more. The camera store, Clarendon Photo Studio and Camera was founded in... Read More
Photo-Me still seeing growth in photo kiosk revenues Earnings reports News 

Photo-Me still seeing growth in photo kiosk revenues

European kiosk maker Photo-Me International PLC reported, for the year ending April 30, lower sales due to uncertainty in the U.K. market and a now-completed restructuring of its business. “Our operations in Continental Europe and Asia continued to perform in line with our expectations,” the company said in a press release. “As previously announced, overall trading in the UK became... Read More
Fujifilm introduces XF16-80mm F4 R OIS WR for X-series cameras New Products News Press releases 

Fujifilm introduces XF16-80mm F4 R OIS WR for X-series cameras

Valhalla, N.Y., July 18, 2019 – The Electronic Imaging Division of FUJIFILM North America Corporation is pleased to introduce its compact 5x standard zoom lens, FUJINON XF16-80mmF4 R OIS WR, as it joins the lineup of interchangeable lenses available for the X Series mirrorless digital cameras. This small, lightweight lens is highly portable and versatile for all types of photography.... Read More
Shopify-style print-on-demand startup expands into EU with partnership News Press releases 

Shopify-style print-on-demand startup expands into EU with partnership

Nymbl partners with Printsome to offer intuitive, end-to-end print-on-demand platform to new user base as startup ratchets up growth. CHEYENNE, WYO. AND LONDON (PRWEB) JULY 16, 2019 – Nymbl, a startup providing print-on-demand storefronts and fulfillment channels for organizations and individuals alike, has expanded into Europe through a strategic partnership with a strongly established apparel printing company. Printsome, a London-based... Read More
AlphaGraphics Austin/San Antonio acquires Austin sign company Acquisitions News Press releases 

AlphaGraphics Austin/San Antonio acquires Austin sign company

AUSTIN, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The owner of Austin’s 10th largest commercial printing and sign company and the largest and most successful AlphaGraphics printing and sign business in Central Texas has completed her fifth competitive merger with the acquisition of Sign Satisfaction, a 13-year-old Austin business. Jane Harvey, whose holding company is A Dog Solutions, owns three AlphaGraphics franchises, two in Austin and one... Read More
Dominion Harbor Subsidiary licenses Kodak patent portfolio to Flir Systems News 

Dominion Harbor Subsidiary licenses Kodak patent portfolio to Flir Systems

Dominion Harbor Enterprises, a patent transaction and advisory company, announces today that its subsidiary Monument Peak Ventures (MPV) entered into a patent license agreement with FLIR Systems, Inc. for the MPV Kodak digital imaging portfolio and the SPV Panasonic portfolio. DALLAS (PRWEB) JULY 15, 2019 – Dominion Harbor Enterprises, a patent transaction and advisory company, announces today that its subsidiary... Read More
CTA: U.S. consumer tech sales to surpass $400 billion milestone in 2019 Market research News Press releases 

CTA: U.S. consumer tech sales to surpass $400 billion milestone in 2019

Arlington, VA – July 15, 2019 – The growing popularity of streaming services, artificial intelligence (AI)-enabled emerging devices and in-vehicle technology will help drive the U.S. consumer tech industry to a record-breaking $401 billion in retail revenues in 2019 – 2.2% growth year over year – according to a new Consumer Technology Association (CTA)® report. “Enthusiasm for AI-powered technologies is... Read More
Photo File launches new website, introduces personalized licensed sports photos, wall décor and memorabilia News Press releases 

Photo File launches new website, introduces personalized licensed sports photos, wall décor and memorabilia

LAS VEGAS, July 11, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Globe Photos, Inc. (OTCQB: GBPT) announced that its Photo File unit, a leading innovator in licensed professional and collegiate sports photography, has launched a newly redesigned eCommerce website featuring new product personalization capabilities at www.photofile.com. Sports fans can now purchase online officially licensed photos, wall décor and other officially licensed sports products via a highly-interactive, easy-to-use interface.... Read More
Charkit Chemical acquires Custom Ingredients Acquisitions News Press releases 

Charkit Chemical acquires Custom Ingredients

NORWALK, Conn., July 11, 2019 /CNW/ — Jay S. Lang, President, Charkit Chemical Company of Norwalk, CT, a subsidiary of LBB Specialties LLC, announced that Charkit has acquired Custom Ingredients, a manufacturer of specialty ingredients, and CA Specialities, a South Carolina-based distributor of ingredients in the personal care market. Founded by Cathy Ayer Clark in 1987, CA Specialities serves a select group of chemical companies to provide... Read More
Industry notes, app updates and more for the week of June 12 News 

Industry notes, app updates and more for the week of June 12

New apps and updates Mediaclip releases v8.0 of renowned product personalization software Vivid-Pix announces adding metadata zoom/transcribe feature to its RESTORE software at Allen County Public Library Google Camera 6.3 preps ‘McFly mode,’ selfie tips, and Pixel 4 support , via 9to5Google Luminar FLEX plugin update includes interface and workflow enhancements Fotomerchant HV v1.31 has been released, introducing of Session Categories, as... Read More
Cloudprinter.com launches Global Print Cloud for local commercial printing News Press releases 

Cloudprinter.com launches Global Print Cloud for local commercial printing

Reducing transit times and carbon footprints by fulfilling print jobs as close as possible to any delivery address Dutch/Danish start-up Cloudprinter.com launches the Global Print Cloud. A brand-new service to order print products like books, business cards, flyers, folders and posters anywhere in the world. With the Print Cloud, customers can place and manage print orders directly from their desktop or... Read More
Print Mates enters pilot at select Bed Bath & Beyond stores News Press releases 

Print Mates enters pilot at select Bed Bath & Beyond stores

Robotic Photo Printing Kiosk to Debut at Retail Titan in Select Cities SAN DIEGO, CA, July 09, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — via NEWMEDIAWIRE — Generation NEXT Franchise Brands, Inc. (OTCQB: VEND) announced today a pilot at select Bed Bath & Beyond® stores for Generation NEXT’s subsidiary, Print Mates™ digital photo printing kiosks. As Back to School season approaches, Print Mates will be... Read More
Vivid-Pix announces adding metadata zoom/transcribe feature to its RESTORE software at Allen County Public Library Events New Products News Press releases Updates 

Vivid-Pix announces adding metadata zoom/transcribe feature to its RESTORE software at Allen County Public Library

Vivid-Pix launches update at largest public library genealogy center in America Alpharetta, Ga. and  Ft. Wayne, Ind. – Vivid-Pix, the inventor of easy-to-use image-improvement software, announced the latest Vivid-Pix RESTORE software enhancement – Zoom/Transcribe – will be launched July 9, at the Allen County Public Library, home to the largest genealogy center in a public library in America. “Family historians,... Read More
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