FirstNews Briefs: BlackBerry, AT&T, Samsung, Superconductor Technologies, SKYNDEX
If you’re a BBM user on Android or iPhone you’ll soon be seeing an update available in your app store. This next release (v.2.2) is focused on streamlining key aspects of the BBM experience. BlackBerry's goal is to make it simpler for new users to join the BBM community and to make it faster and easier to add new BBM contacts.
AT&T and Samsung Telecommunications America (Samsung Mobile) announce the Samsung Galaxy S 5 Active. Beginning today, the Galaxy S 5 Active is available online and in AT&T stores for zero down or no annual contract. The device is also available for $27.50 per month with AT&T Next 18, $35.75 per month with AT&T Next 12 or $199 with a two-year agreement. Additionally, customers can save $50 on a Samsung Gear Fit when they purchase the Galaxy S 5 Active.
Superconductor Technologies Inc., a provider of high temperature superconducting (HTS) materials and associated technologies, filed a SEC Form 3 on May 28, 2014 reporting its minority stakeholder position in Resonant Inc. Resonant closed its initial public offering (IPO) of 2,700,000 shares of Class A common stock on May 29, 2014.
SKYNDEX, a provider of digital skinfold calipers since 1982, has developed a new wireless digital skinfold caliper, the SKYNDEX Pro120. The SKYNDEX Pro120 comes with an iOS app that automatically records the skinfold site measurements and calculates both the body fat percentage and fat free mass.