|By PR Newswire||
|February 16, 2014 10:38 AM EST||
SANTA MONICA, Calif., Feb. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cartoon Network scored big Saturday night at the fourth annual Hall of Game Awards. After over 100 million on-line votes were counted the famous GAME trophies were bestowed to the best in sports. The exciting evening included high energy musical performances by Jason Derulo ("Other Side" and "Talk Dirty") and Fall Out Boy ("My Songs Know What You Did In The Dark (Light Em Up)"), a heartwarming acceptance speech from Olympic Gold Medalist Lindsey Vonn and a show stopping moment when three-year-old YouTube star Titus Ashby scored yet again another winning basket!
Hosts NFL quarterbacks Colin Kaepernick (San Francisco 49ers) and Cam Newton (Carolina Panthers) entertained the celebrity packed audience including Olympic gold medalist Lindsey Vonn, Jermaine Kearse (Seattle Seahawks), Michael Robinson (Seattle Seahawks), Justin Williams (Los Angeles Kings), Richard Sherman (Seattle Seahawks), Bobby Wagner (Seattle Seahawks), Leticia Bufoni (Pro Skateboarder), Jamaal Charles (Kansas City Chiefs), Randall Cobb (Green Bay Packers), Lance Coury (Pro Motocross), Chris Davis (Auburn Tigers), Joseph Fauria (Detroit Lions), WWE Superstar The Miz and WWE Diva Alicia Fox, Winter X Game Medalist Heath Frisby, Anastasia Ashley (Pro Surfer), Nyjah Huston (Pro Skateboarder), and actors Taylor Lautner (The Twilight Saga), Bella Thorne (Shake It Up), Zachary Levi (Chuck), Victoria Azarenka (WTA), Holly Robinson Peete, Tyler Posey (Teen Wolf), Terry Crews (Brooklyn Nine-Nine), China Anne McClain (A.N.T. Farm), Austin North (Kickin' It), Victoria Justice (Victorious), August Maturo (Girl Meets World), Bradley Steven Perry (Good Luck Charlie), Asia Monet Ray (Dance Moms), Blake Garrett Rosenthal (Mom), Joshua Rush (Mr. Peabody and Sherman), Jake T. Austin (The Fosters), Rowan Blanchard (Girl Meets World), Sean Giambrone (The Goldbergs), Crystal Dakota Hood (The Hunger Games), Larramie Doc Shaw (House of Payne), Benjamin Stockham (About a Boy), Mateus Ward (Hostages), pop star Redfoo (LMFAO), YouTube sensation Titus Ashby (Trick Shot Titus), Cartoon Network stars Jeremy Shada (Adventure Time), Tom Kenny (Adventure Time) and John DiMaggio (Adventure Time) and many more.
Richard Sherman presented the "2013 SI KIDS SPORTSKIDS OF THE YEAR" award to 14-year-old Jack Wellman, who after a sports injury, took up coaching and mentoring a group of young wrestlers in Newtown, Connecticut. After the tragedy in Newtown, Jack found ways to help his town heal through sports and beyond.
The top GAME awards of the night went to "CAPTAIN CLUTCH" winner Richard Sherman (Seattle Seahawks) presented by Twilight star Taylor Lautner. Lindsey Vonn (Olympic gold medalist) graciously accepted the "QUEEN OF THE SLOPES" award and thanked the crowd for being so supportive during her absence from the XXII Olympic Winter Games in Sochi.
Top moments of the night include hosts Cam Newton and Colin Kaepernick having a sing off of Katy Perry's "Roar". Tom Kenny and John DiMaggio (voices of Ice King and Jake the Dog on Adventure Time) kept the audience in stitches donning matching yellow sports coats and dishing hilarious sportscaster-commentary throughout the show. Then three-year-old, YouTube star Titus Ashby showed off his best moves shooting and making a basket on his first try in front of the crowd. Not too bad for someone less than three-feet tall!
Mascots from the NHL, NBA, MLB and NFL competed in a hilarious obstacle course with Jeremy Shada, voice of Finn on Cartoon Network's Adventure Time taking the role of moderator.
The jam-packed night included stunts by professional skateboarders, BMX bikers and skiers doing crazy stunts and the extreme pogo group Xpogo.
And the winners are…
Nyjah Huston, Street League Skateboarding champion
Amped Up Anthem
Fall Out Boy, "My Songs Know What You Did In The Dark (Light Em Up)"
Richard Watterson (The Amazing World of Gumball)
Best Foes Forever
Seattle Seahawks vs. San Francisco 49ers (NFL)
Richard Sherman, Seattle Seahawks (NFL)
Joseph Fauria, Detroit Lions (NFL)
Peyton Manning & His Wide Receivers (NFL)
Seattle Seahawks (NFL)
In It To Win It
Victoria Azarenka, Tennis (WTA)
Lance Coury (Motocross)
He Got Game
Miguel Cabrera, Detroit Tigers (MLB)
I Got Swag
Colin Kaepernick (NFL)
Most Awesome Mascot
Bailey (mascot for Los Angeles Kings (NHL)
Most Viral Player
Titus Ashby, Trick Shot Toddler
MVC: Most Valuable Cartoon
Queen of the Slopes
Lindsey Vonn, Olympic Skier
John Cena, WWE Superstar
She Got Game
Leticia Bufoni, Skateboarder
Lopez Brothers (NBA)
We Got Game
Miami Heat (NBA)
Chris Davis, Auburn Tigers
Sponsors for this year's Hall of Game include Pepperidge Farm®'s Goldfish® Flavor Blasted Xtra Cheddar, Hasbro's NERF Zombie Strike and Post® Pebbles™ Cereal, and featured a range of on-air, digital and on-site activations.
About Cartoon Network
Cartoon Network (CartoonNetwork.com) is regularly the #1 U.S. television network in prime among boys 6-11 & 9-14. Currently seen in 99 million U.S. homes and 194 countries around the world, Cartoon Network is Turner Broadcasting System, Inc.'s ad-supported cable service now available in HD offering the best in original, acquired and classic entertainment for kids and families. In addition to Emmy-winning original programming and industry-leading digital apps and online games, Cartoon Network embraces key social issues affecting families with solution-oriented initiatives such as Stop Bullying: Speak Up and the Move It Movement.
Turner Broadcasting System, Inc., a Time Warner company, creates and programs branded news, entertainment, animation and young adult media environments on television and other platforms for consumers around the world.Turner Broadcasting System, Inc., a Time Warner company, creates and programs branded news, entertainment, animation and young adult media environments on television and other platforms for consumers around the world.
About IMG Productions
IMG Productions is a division of IMG Media, which operates from over 30 international offices, producing and distributing content around the world across all media platforms. IMG Productions produces over 8,000 hours of programming annually, including the New York City Marathon, The Masters, PGA Championship, ATP/WTA Tennis, Wimbledon, the British Open Golf Championship, and Premier League Soccer. IMG Productions is a regular program supplier to ESPN, NBC Sports Channel, the NFL Network, and regional sports networks.
In the entertainment genre, IMG Productions U.S. has produced projects for ABC, CBS, FOX, NBC, The CW, TBS, USA, A&E, Bravo, Lifetime, VH-1, TLC, HGTV, WeTV, E!, truTV, Food Network, and national syndication. IMG Productions U.S. is the creator of several long-running television franchises, including Battle of the Network Stars, The Superstars, World's Strongest Man, The Year's Funniest Commercials and Super Bowl's Greatest Commercials. They have also produced a number of primetime entertainment specials such as Christmas in Rockefeller Center, Sports Illustrated Sportsman of the Year, Boston Pops 4th of July Spectacular, the NHL All Star Game and NHL Awards, the Ryder Cup Opening and Closing Ceremonies, 12-12-12: The Concert for Sandy Relief, and Thanksgiving Live for Food Network.
About Time Inc. Sports Group's SI KIDS Franchise
Sports Illustrated Kids, the first sports magazine written for kids ages 8 and up, connects with its readers through their passion for sports. The magazine offers kids the access to athletes and sports information that they want with in-depth reporting, action photography, first-person athlete accounts and other features. The magazine, books, and web site sikids.com, promote positive values, good sportsmanship and the fun of reading.
SOURCE Cartoon Network
Fifty billion connected devices and still no winning protocols standards. HTTP, WebSockets, MQTT, and CoAP seem to be leading in the IoT protocol race at the moment but many more protocols are getting introduced on a regular basis. Each protocol has its pros and cons depending on the nature of the communications. Does there really need to be only one protocol to rule them all? Of course not. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Chris Matthieu, co-founder and CTO of Octoblu, walk you through how Oct...
Sep. 27, 2016 10:30 AM EDT Reads: 2,179
SYS-CON Events announced today that CDS Global Cloud, an Infrastructure as a Service provider, will exhibit at the 19th International Cloud Expo, which will take place on November 1–3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. CDS Global Cloud is an IaaS (Infrastructure as a Service) provider specializing in solutions for e-commerce, internet gaming, online education and other internet applications. With a growing number of data centers and network points around the world, ...
Sep. 27, 2016 10:30 AM EDT Reads: 2,832
DevOps at Cloud Expo – being held November 1-3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA – announces that its Call for Papers is open. Born out of proven success in agile development, cloud computing, and process automation, DevOps is a macro trend you cannot afford to miss. From showcase success stories from early adopters and web-scale businesses, DevOps is expanding to organizations of all sizes, including the world's largest enterprises – and delivering real results. Am...
Sep. 27, 2016 10:30 AM EDT Reads: 4,514
SYS-CON Events announced today that LeaseWeb USA, a cloud Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) provider, will exhibit at the 19th International Cloud Expo, which will take place on November 1–3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. LeaseWeb is one of the world's largest hosting brands. The company helps customers define, develop and deploy IT infrastructure tailored to their exact business needs, by combining various kinds cloud solutions.
Sep. 27, 2016 10:15 AM EDT Reads: 3,134
"We have several customers now running private clouds. They're not as large as they should be but it's getting there. The adoption challenge has been pretty simple. Look at the world today of virtualization vs cloud," stated Nara Rajagopalan, CEO of Accelerite, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at 18th Cloud Expo, held June 7-9, 2016, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY.
Sep. 27, 2016 10:00 AM EDT Reads: 2,242
WebRTC is bringing significant change to the communications landscape that will bridge the worlds of web and telephony, making the Internet the new standard for communications. Cloud9 took the road less traveled and used WebRTC to create a downloadable enterprise-grade communications platform that is changing the communication dynamic in the financial sector. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Leo Papadopoulos, CTO of Cloud9, discussed the importance of WebRTC and how it enables companies to focus...
Sep. 27, 2016 10:00 AM EDT Reads: 2,151
Big Data has been changing the world. IoT fuels the further transformation recently. How are Big Data and IoT related? In his session at @BigDataExpo, Tony Shan, a renowned visionary and thought leader, will explore the interplay of Big Data and IoT. He will anatomize Big Data and IoT separately in terms of what, which, why, where, when, who, how and how much. He will then analyze the relationship between IoT and Big Data, specifically the drilldown of how the 4Vs of Big Data (Volume, Variety,...
Sep. 27, 2016 10:00 AM EDT Reads: 1,034
In his general session at 18th Cloud Expo, Lee Atchison, Principal Cloud Architect and Advocate at New Relic, discussed cloud as a ‘better data center’ and how it adds new capacity (faster) and improves application availability (redundancy). The cloud is a ‘Dynamic Tool for Dynamic Apps’ and resource allocation is an integral part of your application architecture, so use only the resources you need and allocate /de-allocate resources on the fly.
Sep. 27, 2016 09:30 AM EDT Reads: 2,659
Creating replica copies to tolerate a certain number of failures is easy, but very expensive at cloud-scale. Conventional RAID has lower overhead, but it is limited in the number of failures it can tolerate. And the management is like herding cats (overseeing capacity, rebuilds, migrations, and degraded performance). Download Slide Deck: ▸ Here In his general session at 18th Cloud Expo, Scott Cleland, Senior Director of Product Marketing for the HGST Cloud Infrastructure Business Unit, discusse...
Sep. 27, 2016 09:15 AM EDT Reads: 2,300
Much of the value of DevOps comes from a (renewed) focus on measurement, sharing, and continuous feedback loops. In increasingly complex DevOps workflows and environments, and especially in larger, regulated, or more crystallized organizations, these core concepts become even more critical. In his session at @DevOpsSummit at 18th Cloud Expo, Andi Mann, Chief Technology Advocate at Splunk, showed how, by focusing on 'metrics that matter,' you can provide objective, transparent, and meaningful f...
Sep. 27, 2016 09:00 AM EDT Reads: 2,662
SYS-CON Events announced today that Interface Masters Technologies, a leader in Network Visibility and Uptime Solutions, will exhibit at the 19th International Cloud Expo, which will take place on November 1–3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Interface Masters Technologies is a leading vendor in the network monitoring and high speed networking markets. Based in the heart of Silicon Valley, Interface Masters' expertise lies in Gigabit, 10 Gigabit and 40 Gigabit Eth...
Sep. 27, 2016 08:45 AM EDT Reads: 2,581
Vidyo, Inc., has joined the Alliance for Open Media. The Alliance for Open Media is a non-profit organization working to define and develop media technologies that address the need for an open standard for video compression and delivery over the web. As a member of the Alliance, Vidyo will collaborate with industry leaders in pursuit of an open and royalty-free AOMedia Video codec, AV1. Vidyo’s contributions to the organization will bring to bear its long history of expertise in codec technolo...
Sep. 27, 2016 08:30 AM EDT Reads: 2,641
There is little doubt that Big Data solutions will have an increasing role in the Enterprise IT mainstream over time. Big Data at Cloud Expo - to be held November 1-3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA - has announced its Call for Papers is open. Cloud computing is being adopted in one form or another by 94% of enterprises today. Tens of billions of new devices are being connected to The Internet of Things. And Big Data is driving this bus. An exponential increase is...
Sep. 27, 2016 08:15 AM EDT Reads: 2,629
More and more companies are looking to microservices as an architectural pattern for breaking apart applications into more manageable pieces so that agile teams can deliver new features quicker and more effectively. What this pattern has done more than anything to date is spark organizational transformations, setting the foundation for future application development. In practice, however, there are a number of considerations to make that go beyond simply “build, ship, and run,” which changes ho...
Sep. 27, 2016 08:00 AM EDT Reads: 2,528
A strange thing is happening along the way to the Internet of Things, namely far too many devices to work with and manage. It has become clear that we'll need much higher efficiency user experiences that can allow us to more easily and scalably work with the thousands of devices that will soon be in each of our lives. Enter the conversational interface revolution, combining bots we can literally talk with, gesture to, and even direct with our thoughts, with embedded artificial intelligence, wh...
Sep. 27, 2016 08:00 AM EDT Reads: 3,712