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2008

Rutberg & Company Announces Speakers for December 3, 2008 Rutberg Quarterly

SAN FRANCISCO, November 18, 2008 – Rutberg & Company today announced the topic and speakers for this year’s final installment of Rutberg Quarterly, taking place December 3 at the Garden Court Hotel in Palo Alto, California. Rutberg & Company’s Rajeev Chand, Managing Director and Senior Equity Research Analyst, Wireless will host the discussion, entitled “iPhone, Android, Ovi and BlackBerry: What is the Net Impact to the Wireless Industry?.” Speakers will include: Thomas Gewecke, President, Warner Bros. Digital Distribution Ian McKerlich, Director, Mobile Web and Content Services, T-Mobile USA Alistair Mitchell, VP, Multimedia Integration, Research in Motion Overall, the conversation will …
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Avid Technology Announces Sale of PCTV Product Line to Hauppauge Digital

Tewksbury, Mass., 10/27/2008 – Avid Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ: AVID) today announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to sell its Pinnacle PCTV product line and related assets to Hauppauge Digital, Inc. (NASDAQ: HAUP). The deal is expected to close before the end of 2008; financial terms were not disclosed. “Millions of media enthusiasts worldwide use our award-winning line of Pinnacle consumer products to create and share digital content,” said Gary Greenfield, CEO and chairman of Avid Technology. “As we transform Avid’s business, our strategy in this sector is to increase our focus on software applications that not only meet …
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Rutberg & Company Announces Wireless Influencers 2008 Speakers

SAN FRANCISCO, October 1, 2008 – Rutberg & Company today announced the speakers for Wireless Influencers 2008, being held October 26 – 28, 2008 at The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel in Dana Point, California. The annual event is recognized as the most important and exclusive meeting globally for wireless and mobile. The Wireless Influencers 2008 speaker roster features 80 global senior executives. 75 of these speakers are new to the program this year and nearly half are from companies headquartered outside the United States. These speakers represent all parts of the mobile value chain, including wireless carriers and other converged services operators; Internet, film, …
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Ariston Global Acquires ACE*COMM; Merges ACE*COMM with Telesciences

(PRLEAP.COM) Rochester, NY (September 24, 2008) – Ariston Global LLC, which focuses on the acquisition and growth of communications solutions companies, today announced it has completed its acquisition of ACE*COMM Corporation, a global provider of advanced operations support systems and value added services solutions. ACE*COMM will merge with TeleSciences, an Ariston Global subsidiary company within Ariston Global’s revenue and margin management division. Together, the joint solutions address concerns of operators and enterprises as they launch new services and adopt new business models to enhance value for their subscribers. TeleSciences is a leader in delivering innovative software and solutions for Tier …
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Rutberg & Company Announces Wireless Influencers 2008 Content

SAN FRANCISCO, September 9, 2008 – Rutberg & Company today announced the content and agenda forWireless Influencers 2008, being held October 26 – 28, 2008 at The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel in Dana Point, California. The annual Wireless Influencers is recognized as the most important and exclusive senior executive meeting globally for wireless and mobile. For the second year, the conference will be organized around five distinct, thematic tracks. This innovative format enables a consistent, escalated dialogue between senior executives with shared interests. Through ongoing structured interaction, networking is more effective and delegates are much better equipped to evaluate and address …
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Ben Wolff, CEO, Clearwire to be Featured at September 4 Rutberg Quarterly Event

SAN FRANCISCO, July 29, 2008 – Rutberg & Company is pleased to announce that Ben Wolff, CEO, Clearwire will participate as our featured guest in a fireside chat at this year’s third installment of Rutberg Quarterly, taking place September 4, 2008 at the Garden Court Hotel in Palo Alto, California. Rutberg & Company’s Rajeev Chand, Managing Director and Senior Equity Research Analyst, Wireless will host the discussion. The program will cover the opportunities and challenges facing Clearwire, including the potential impact and implications for other carriers, device manufacturers, application developers, infrastructure suppliers, and venture capitalists. Specific topics will include the prospects …
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ACE*COMM Enters Into a Definitive Agreement for Acquisition

July 14, 2008 PR Newswire Ariston Global Intends to Purchase ACE*COMM GAITHERSBURG, Md.– (BUSINESS WIRE) — ACE*COMM Corporation (ACEC.OB) announced today that it has entered into an Agreement and Plan of Merger with affiliates of Ariston Global. Under the terms of the agreement, affiliates of Ariston Global will acquire the Company for $19,500,000, less deductions for the repurchase of ACE*COMM’s senior secured convertible notes, amounts associated with the repurchase of outstanding warrants, transaction expenses, and change in control expenses. The resulting per share merger consideration is expected to be in the range of $0.54 and $0.56. This represents a premium …
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Rutberg & Company Announces Rutberg Quarterly, Boston Event Speakers

SAN FRANCISCO, April 28, 2008 – Rutberg & Company is pleased to announce the speakers for its Rutberg Quarterly, Boston conference, taking place at the Boston Harbor Hotel in Boston, Massachusetts on Tuesday, June 10, 2008 from 1:00pm – 7:00pm. Rutberg Quarterly, Boston features three general sessions. The first, titled “Reading the Tea Leaves: What Do New Carrier Initiatives Tell Us about the Future of Wireless?” will explore how new wireless carrier initiatives are laying the groundwork for the industry’s next generation of wireless business models. This discussion will be moderated by Tom Wheeler, Managing Director, Core Capital Partners and Former …
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Rutberg & Company Announces Boston Rutberg Quarterly Event, June 10, 2008

SAN FRANCISCO, March 25, 2008 – Rutberg & Company is pleased to announce the next installment ofRutberg Quarterly, taking place at the Boston Harbor Hotel in Boston, Massachusetts on Tuesday, June 10, 2008 from 1:00pm – 7:00pm. June’s meeting, which is by invitation only, is Rutberg & Company’s inaugural Boston event. The program is a greatly expanded, half-day version of the Rutberg Quarterly forums that occur in Palo Alto, California. Rutberg Quarterly, Boston will feature two provocative general sessions. Tom Wheeler, Managing Director, Core Capital Partners; former President and CEO, CTIA and NCTA; and Wireless Influencers 2008 Chairman, will lead the first …
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Rutberg & Company Announces Q1 Rutberg Quarterly Speakers

SAN FRANCISCO, February 11, 2008 – Rutberg & Company is pleased to announce the speakers for the next installment of Rutberg Quarterly, occurring March 4, 2008 from 3:00pm – 6:00pm at the Garden Court Hotel in Palo Alto, California. March’s meeting, entitled “Mobile Advertising Outlook: Will Traffic Convert to Meaningful Revenues?” will discuss the near term opportunities to build substantive businesses through mobile media advertising. The panel discussion will be moderated by Rutberg & Company Managing Director and Senior Equity Research Analyst, Wireless, Rajeev Chand. Speakers for the session include: John Hadl, Founder and CEO, Brand in Hand Kevin Packingham, VP, …
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