Technology Sector Announced Multi-Year Deals, New Appointments, Acquisitions, and New Launches - Research Report on EA, IGT, Rovi, Angie's List, and IAC

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Technology Sector Announced Multi-Year Deals, New Appointments, Acquisitions, and New Launches - Research Report on EA, IGT, Rovi, Angie's List, and IAC

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NEW YORK, August 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

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Today, Analysts' Corner announced new research reports highlighting Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ: EA), International Game Technology (NYSE: IGT), Rovi Corporation (NASDAQ: ROVI), Angie's List, Inc. (NASDAQ: ANGI), and IAC/InterActiveCorp (NASDAQ: IACI). Today's readers may access these reports free of charge - including full price targets, industry analysis and analyst ratings - via the links below.

Electronic Arts Inc. Research Report

On July 31, 2013, Electronic Arts Inc. (EA) announced that it has signed a three year agreement with F.C. Barcelona that entitles EA's sports entertainment brand, EA SPORTS, as an exclusive and official video game partner of the Spanish Football Club. Under the partnership arrangement, EA SPORTS captured 3D head scans of 17 star players of F.C. Barcelona such as Xavi Hernandez, Gerard Piqué, Cesc Fàbregas, Dani Alves, and Andrés Iniesta, and they will appear as stunning, high-quality and authentic 3D digital player models in FIFA 14. In addition, Camp Nou, Barcelona's home pitch, will be a featured stadium. Matt Bilbey, Senior Vice President and Group General Manager of EA SPORTS, said, "Joining a world class soccer club like Barcelona as an Official Club Partner is a fantastic opportunity for EA SPORTS and our fans." The Full Research Report on Electronic Arts Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [http://www.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/4942_EA]

International Game Technology Research Report  

On August 2, 2013, International Game Technology (IGT) announced the appointment of Eric Brown to the Company's Board of Directors. According to the Company, prior to his association with IGT, Mr. Brown demonstrated his financial acumen serving as Chief Financial Officer for several publicly-traded technology companies, including Electronic Arts Inc. from 2008 to 2012, McAfee Inc. from 2005 to 2008, and MicroStrategy Inc. from 2000 to 2004. IGT's Chairman of the Board, Phil Satre, commented, "With over 20 years of experience in software, gaming and technology, we welcome Eric as a financial veteran to our Board. Eric's exposure to international markets and his proven leadership allocating capital towards the creation of shareholder value will be a great asset to our Board of Directors." The Full Research Report on International Game Technology - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [http://www.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/6ac9_IGT]

Rovi Corporation Research Report

On August 1, 2013, Rovi Corporation (Rovi) announced that the Company has signed a multi-year licensing agreement with AT&T for Rovi interactive program guide (IPG) intellectual property. According to the Company, the terms of the agreement facilitates AT&T with a license to the Rovi IPG patent portfolio for its U-verse "TV Everywhere" platforms deployed online and across mobile devices. Executive Vice President for Intellectual Property and Licensing at Rovi, Samir Armaly, said, "Our agreement with AT&T illustrates the momentum of our IPG intellectual property with service providers across North America bringing new platforms and capabilities that extend the entertainment experience anytime, anywhere. As consumer consumption of entertainment content increases on connected mobile devices, demand for access to programming information from these devices will continue to grow in tandem." The Full Research Report on Rovi Corporation - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [http://www.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/a48a_ROVI]

Angie's List, Inc. Research Report

On August 5, 2013, Angie's List, Inc. (ANGI) announced the acquisition of online start-up SmartHabitat Inc. (BrightNest), in line with its strategic drive to venture into local services. The Company confirmed that it was the latest initiative under its renewed commitment to user experience, which started in April 2013 after ANGI promoted its marketing director, Shelly Towns, to a newly formed role of VP of Product. Since then, the team has re-architected search and is currently working on a full product redesign and has also announced the national rollout of its new communication and scheduling tools. Bill Oesterle, Chief Executive Officer of ANGI, said, "We've been quietly transforming the way local service is transacted, and we are now in a position to scale it. We will put the platform everywhere our members want it to be, including web, mobile and call center." The Full Research Report on Angie's List, Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [http://www.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/85c4_ANGI]

IAC/InterActiveCorp Research Report  

On August 5, 2013, IAC/InterActiveCorp (IACI) announced that its subsidiary, Felix has launched Veterinarians.com, as the directory of choice to connect consumers with veterinary hospitals to schedule an appointment. According to the Company, the new directory offers up-to-date content such as biographies and deals nationwide for consumers choosing a new veterinary hospital for their pet. Commenting on the launch, CEO of Felix, Brent Metz stated, "With more consumers than ever turning to the internet to find a veterinarian, we couldn't be more excited for the launch of Veterinarians.com. The veterinary profession is very special to us and we look forward to continuing to deliver outstanding service to our veterinary hospitals." The Full Research Report on IAC/InterActiveCorp - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [http://www.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/c018_IACI]

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