Comments
yourfanat wrote: I am using another tool for Oracle developers - dbForge Studio for Oracle. This IDE has lots of usefull features, among them: oracle designer, code competion and formatter, query builder, debugger, profiler, erxport/import, reports and many others. The latest version supports Oracle 12C. More information here.
Cloud Expo on Google News
SYS-CON.TV
Cloud Expo & Virtualization 2009 East
PLATINUM SPONSORS:
IBM
Smarter Business Solutions Through Dynamic Infrastructure
IBM
Smarter Insights: How the CIO Becomes a Hero Again
Microsoft
Windows Azure
GOLD SPONSORS:
Appsense
Why VDI?
CA
Maximizing the Business Value of Virtualization in Enterprise and Cloud Computing Environments
ExactTarget
Messaging in the Cloud - Email, SMS and Voice
Freedom OSS
Stairway to the Cloud
Sun
Sun's Incubation Platform: Helping Startups Serve the Enterprise
POWER PANELS:
Cloud Computing & Enterprise IT: Cost & Operational Benefits
How and Why is a Flexible IT Infrastructure the Key To the Future?
Click For 2008 West
Event Webcasts
Playrific Closes $1.7 Million in Funding for Personalized Children’s Media Service

Playrific, a leading digital media aggregation service for children, announced today that it has closed an oversubscribed $1.7 million round of equity financing. The funding was lead by Golden Seeds, a network of angel investors dedicated to investing in early stage companies founded and led by women, with participation of investors from a variety of other angel groups including Launchpad Venture Group, Walnut Ventures, Northeast Angels and Maine Angels.

With this round of funding, the company has now raised a total of $2.8 million to fund its mission to enable children to safely explore and learn independently from digital content. The new round will enable Playrific to accelerate its rapid growth and expand its sales, marketing and product development efforts. In addition, the company will accelerate its partnership program, building relationships with tablet manufacturers who want to offer an “out of the box” family experience and brands trying to engage with families digitally.

Playrific also announced today that Pat Feely and Angelique LeDoux have been appointed to the company’s board of directors. Feely, a 35-year veteran of the toy and video game industry, is the current chairman of the Toy Industry Foundation and was previously Chairman of the Toy Industry Association from 2000 to 2002. He served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Radica Games Ltd. until his retirement in October 2006, after the company was acquired by Mattel, Inc. LeDoux currently serves as President of Jade’s Toy Box, a New York City-based educational toy company. She is a Managing Director at Golden Seeds, and the Founder of the P.A.L. Workshop Series for Parents of Accelerated Learners. LeDoux also served as an editor at Time Magazine for Kids from 1999-2007.

“The timing couldn’t be better for us to accelerate our growth and bring our vision for the best kids experience on any screen to life,” said Beth Marcus, Playrific CEO. “Having Pat and Angelique join the board extends our reach immeasurably. With their backgrounds, and our technology and vision, we believe we can create an innovative and valuable company that benefits not only shareholders, but also families around the world.”

Playrific is the only service to allow children to safely explore a broad range of parent-and-educator-approved digital content: videos, online games, books, songs, drawing and coloring apps and more -- all on their own. Playrific’s team of educators, experts and algorithms find and curate content from across the web to match each child's interests. Each account is regularly refreshed based on a child's browsing history (likes and dislikes) as well as the viewing habits and trends of children with similar tastes and interests.

About Playrific:

Playrific is the only commercially available product that makes it simple to provide pre- and elementary-school aged children with digital content that reflects their likes and interests. Whether it's photos of baby animals, games that incorporate dinosaurs, or commercial-free episodes featuring favorite characters, Playrific locates, curates and offers personalized content that would otherwise take parents hours to assemble for their child. The free Playrific web app can be accessed from any web-enabled device – the company also offers an iOS app via the App Store, and expects to release its Android app commercially soon.

Learn more:
www.playrific.com
twitter.com/Playrific
facebook.com/Playrific

About Business Wire
Copyright © 2009 Business Wire. All rights reserved. Republication or redistribution of Business Wire content is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of Business Wire. Business Wire shall not be liable for any errors or delays in the content, or for any actions taken in reliance thereon.

Latest Cloud Developer Stories
Vormetric on Tuesday announced that Rackspace Hosting has joined the Cloud Partner program, and will be offering encryption and key management services to customers via Vormetric's Transparent Encryption solution. Vormetric's Transparent Encryption combines the performance, flexi...
The Internet of Things is not new. Historically, smart businesses have used its basic concept of leveraging data to drive better decision making and have capitalized on those insights to realize additional revenue opportunities. So, what has changed to make the Internet of Things...
up.time, from uptime software, monitors performance, availability and capacity across all servers, virtual machines, applications, IT services, and the network. Proactively find IT system performance issues before they happen, report on total capacity, easily identify troublemake...
The security devil is always in the details of the attack: the ones you've endured, the ones you prepare yourself to fend off, and the ones that, you fear, will catch you completely unaware and defenseless. The Internet of Things (IoT) is nothing if not an endless proliferation o...
Cloud services provider SherWeb on Tuesday announced that it has acquired ORCS Web Inc., a Windows-based managed hosting provider headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina. OrcsWeb will continue to operate as a wholly owned SherWeb subsidiary. Other terms of the agreement have n...
Subscribe to the World's Most Powerful Newsletters
Subscribe to Our Rss Feeds & Get Your SYS-CON News Live!
Click to Add our RSS Feeds to the Service of Your Choice:
Google Reader or Homepage Add to My Yahoo! Subscribe with Bloglines Subscribe in NewsGator Online
myFeedster Add to My AOL Subscribe in Rojo Add 'Hugg' to Newsburst from CNET News.com Kinja Digest View Additional SYS-CON Feeds
Publish Your Article! Please send it to editorial(at)sys-con.com!

Advertise on this site! Contact advertising(at)sys-con.com! 201 802-3021



SYS-CON Featured Whitepapers
ADS BY GOOGLE

Breaking Cloud Computing News

RA'ANANA, Israel, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NICE Systems (NASDAQ: NICE) today announced resul...