Press for Consumer, New Media and Internet

Technology Underwriting Greater Good (TUGG), a new foundation organized by New England’s venture capital and entrepreneurial communities, is applying crowdsourcing methodologies to charitable giving. Crowdsourcing enables the technology community to participate in a distributed/open approach to fundraising, problem solving and effective distribution of resources. TUGG was founded to fund social innovation that helps young people realize their full potential through entrepreneurship, education and life experiences.

Ping Identity®, the leader in Internet Identity Security, will demonstrate its latest Single Sign-On (SSO) capabilities for Salesforce and other cloud-based business applications during a free, invitation-only, Cloudforce 2 London event, Dec. 8, 2009.

Hands-On Mobile®, the world’s leading developer and publisher of digital games and applications, announced two new titles, Bloons andBrainpipe are available now for download worldwide on the PSP® (PlayStation®Portable) system (including the PSP®go system) – a new evolution of the PSP system, specifically designed to suit the digital lifestyle of consumers who enjoy downloadable content on the go. The games can be purchased in the new "minis" section of the PlayStation Store.

KAYAK, the world’s leading travel search engine released an analysis of travel search data for this past Thanksgiving holiday and trends for the upcoming 2010 winter break.

A review of KAYAK travel search data showed that most people searched for their Thanksgiving flights well in advance. 77% of people on KAYAK sites searched for flights at least 30 days before Thanksgiving, and less than 3% of people waited until the last week before the holiday.