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DALLAS, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Amid the proliferation of real time data from sources such as mobile devices, web, social media, sensors, log files and transactional applications, Big Data has found a host of vertical market applications, ranging from fraud detection to R&D. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140821/138541 "Big Data Market: 2014 – 2020 – Opportunities, Challenges, Strategies, Industry Verticals & Forecasts" Key Findings: In 2014 Big Data vendors will pocket nearly $30 Billion from hardware, software and professional services revenues Big Data investments are further expected to grow at a CAGR of nearly 17% over the next 6 years, eventually accounting for $76 Billion by the end of 2020 The market is ripe for acquisitions of pure-play Big Data startups, as competition heats up between IT incumbents Nearly every large scale IT ven... (more)

Building An Application Server Data Center

Your latest assignment includes building those applications and application servers that will propel your firm's business to the next level. Where to physically locate these new servers is the question, though. So, it's up to you to help design or evaluate new or existing data center space. Not sure of how to do this? It's not an insurmountable task if you know the basic building blocks which go into every comprehensive data center. This article will steer you through the many options available, and the factors that affect a data center's design. Data centers no longer only include the cavernous mega-centers of the past. With processing power fitting into a smaller physical footprint, and smaller companies requiring less processing equipment than the much larger enterprise-class company, data centers now range in size from huge facilities to spaces no larger than a... (more)

NewMarket Technology, Inc. Announces December High Frequency Communication Strategy

DALLAS, TX -- (Marketwire) -- 12/01/09 -- NewMarket Technology, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: NWMT) today announced launching a high frequency communication strategy for the month of December. The high frequency communication strategy is a change in the Company's communication strategy of late and intended to support a milestone return on investment opportunity and compliment a long-term return on investment strategy. The Company kicked off the high frequency communication strategy today with the release of an on-demand Webcast presentation. The Webcast reviews the improving potential for both the near-term and long-term return on investment (ROI) as well as the recently filed 3rd quarter financial report. December Milestone Share Price Increase Potential In the Webcast, the ROI potential is reviewed within a presentation of the over-the-counter market. The top 100 most activel... (more)

Per gli studenti italiani l'azienda ideale è la Ferrari

STOCCOLMA, September 15, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Il gruppo Universum ha divulgato oggi i risultati della sua annuale ricerca delle aziende ideali dove lavorare (Student Survey). La Ferrari è l'azienda ideale per gli universitari di ingegneria e scienze naturali seguita da Google e da ENEL. Nell'area del business la Ferrari è stata superata al vertice, dopo esserci stata per tre anni consecutivi, dall'UniCredit Group. Tenendo conto della frequenza nelle preferenze espresse, Universum elabora una graduatoria delle aziende ideali, soprannominata Universum Top 100. La graduatoria riflette il grado di attrazione che le aziende o gli enti esercitano sulle risorse umane del mercato italiano. Nonostante la flessione di quest'anno tra gli studenti di economia, La Ferrari si riconferma nel suo paese d'origine come l'azienda più ambita. Essa si posiziona al terzo posto nell'area... (more)

Article One Partners Raises $7 Million From Alleghany Corporation

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 03/05/12 -- Article One Partners (AOP), the world's largest patent research community, today announced the completion of a $7 million round of institutional funding with Alleghany Capital Corporation, a subsidiary of Alleghany Corporation (NYSE: Y). The company will use the funds to drive go-to-market activities, meet the demand of current and future clients as well as continue to empower AOP's community of expert patent researchers. Ongoing growth at AOP caused the research community to more than double in size between 2010 and 2011. "AOP clients are demanding more of our services, so we want to support them and provide maximum impact," said Cheryl Milone, founder and CEO of AOP. "This funding will allow us to expand our research community engagement so they can continue to uncover hard-to-find IP intelligence more quickly and cost-... (more)

2012 Global Technology Symposium Delves into Emerging Market Opportunities

Brazil, Russia, India and China will account for nearly half of global growth by 2020, according to Goldman Sachs. To capitalize on this changing global market, the Global Technology Symposium, an investment conference on March 28-30 in Menlo Park, Calif., will provide insights for venture capitalists and tech industry leaders regarding investment opportunities in high-growth regions of the world. Renowned for providing invaluable insights and direction for global venture investors and entrepreneurs, the Global Technology Symposium attracts the greatest minds in investing, engineering, entrepreneurship and international policymaking. The event will focus on “Entrepreneurship in a Global World” and will be headlined by an all-star speaker lineup, featuring: Craig Barrett, president, Skolkovo Foundation and former CEO, Intel Greg Becker, president and CEO, Silicon Val... (more)

Techonomy Media and the Detroit Economic Club Post Livestream Schedule for Techonomy Detroit on September 12, 2012

Techonomy: Wednesday, September 12: 8:30 a.m. EDT - Welcome: Beth Chappell, President & CEO, Detroit Economic Club; Allan D. Gilmour, President, Wayne State University; David Kirkpatrick, Founder, Techonomy 8:40 a.m. - 9:05 a.m. EDT - Entrepreneurship and American Relevance: Steve Case, Revolution LLC; Josh Linkner, Detroit Venture Partners; Moderator: David Kirkpatrick, Techonomy 9:05 a.m. - 9:15 a.m. EDT - The City as Technology: Carlo Ratti, SENSEable City Lab, MIT 9:15 a.m. - 9:55 a.m. EDT - How Far Can Innovation Take Our Cities? Janet Anderson, Wayne State University; Gordon Feller, Cisco; Michael Littlejohn, IBM Smarter Cities; Carlo Ratti, SENSEable City Lab, MIT; Moderator: Bruce Katz, The Brookings Institution 9:55 a.m. - 10:35 a.m. EDT - Our Challenge in an Era of Global Competition: A session organized jointly with the Council on Foreign Relations: Edwa... (more)

Lance Crosby Named CEO of the Year by Metroplex Technology Business Council

DALLAS, TX -- (Marketwired) -- 08/27/13 -- The Metroplex Technology Business Council (MTBC), the largest technology trade association in Texas, named Lance Crosby the winner of its Corporate CEO of the Year during the 13th Annual Tech Titans Awards ceremony. The prestigious annual contest recognizes outstanding information technology companies and individuals in the North Texas area who have made significant contributions during the past year locally, as well as to the technology industry overall. SoftLayer Technologies, now an IBM company, remains a bellwether for the technology sector in Texas while continuing to hire and support local talent. "I'm deeply honored and humbled to receive this award because it recognizes the culmination of years of hard work that we accomplished as a team at SoftLayer," said Lance Crosby. "Our vision to become the de facto platform on... (more)

Lenovo Expands Multimode Family with New Yoga Convertibles and Flex Dual Mode Devices

Lenovo (SEHK:0992) (Pink Sheets:LNVGY), creator of multimode computing, today announced at the 2013 IFA consumer electronics show in Berlin, a broad expansion to its portfolio of multimode devices. The new lineup starts with two new Yoga convertibles: the Yoga 2 Pro, successor to the original 360° flip and fold 13.3-inch Yoga, and the new ThinkPad Yoga, built to take business users to new heights with its multimode design and business-heavy features. Additionally, Lenovo is bringing multimode computing to mainstream laptops and desktops with the new dual mode Lenovo Flex 14 and 15-inch laptops and Flex 20 all-in-one (AIO) desktop. These machines give consumers all the productivity of a PC plus one extra mode, essentially giving them two powerful devices at one affordable price. Lenovo ThinkPad Yoga (Photo: Business Wire) Yoga 2 Pro: Picture Perfect in Any Mode User... (more)

Java vs C++ "Shootout" Revisited

Keith Lea writes of the benchmark, on his results page, "I was sick of hearing people say Java was slow, when I know it's pretty fast, so I took the benchmark code for C++ and Java from the now outdated Great Computer Language Shootout and ran the tests myself." Lea used G++ (GCC) 3.3.1 20030930 (with glibc 2.3.2-98) for the C++, with the -O2 flag (for both i386 and i686). He compiled the Java code normally with the Sun Java 1.4.2_01 compiler, and ran it with the Sun 1.4.2_01 JVM. He ran the tests on Red Hat Linux 9 / Fedora Test1 with the 2.4.20-20.9 kernel on a T30 laptop. The laptop "has a Pentium 4 mobile chip, 512MB of memory, a sort of slow disk," he notes. The results he got were that Java is significantly faster than optimized C++ in many cases. "They also show that no one should ever run the client JVM when given the choice," Lea adds. ("Everyone has the c... (more)

Where Are RIA Technologies Headed in 2008?

I am always being told off by i-technologists for quoting Picasso as having said that computers are useless. But I still love his reasoning? "Because they can only give you answers." Picasso, like AJAXWorld Magazine, liked questions. So we thought we would share with you what some of the world's leading rich Internet application pioneers are thinking may be the next questions that we need to see answered. From that readers can themselves infer where AJAX is headed. What are the top questions to ask next about AJAX? Eric Miraglia of Yahoo! 1.  (From March'08) How do I calculate the ROI of building my RIA on the iPhone SDK vs using AJAX? 2.  How do I assess the performance of my app and decide what to do next to make it faster?  3.  When it comes to accessibility, how do I know what's required of me for my rich web apps?  Beyond what's required, what makes good business se... (more)

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