Thursday, April 17, 2014
Tuesday, April 15, 2014
ATHENS, GREECE -- IBM [NYSE: IBM] has announced that it will establish a new Big Data and Business Analytics Center of Competence in Athens, Greece advancing its ability to deliver Big Data and Business Analytics technical and consulting capabilities in the region, drawing on an emerging generation of highly skilled local expertise. The new center will help companies to better leverage analytics and cognitive computing capabilities, improving business operations and enhancing their competitiveness in the global marketplace.
Monday, April 14, 2014
Tuesday, April 8, 2014
LAS VEGAS, NEV.--Today, Cisco announced plans to virtualize and cloud-enable the video processing elements of its industry leading Videoscape TV service delivery platform, taking another step in the Evolved Services Platform strategy unveiled earlier this year. In addition, the company announced enhancements to the Videoscape AnyRes encoding solution to support full-frame rate 4K/Ultra High Definition content for higher quality and the High Efficiency Video Coding (HEVC) standard for more optimized delivery.
CUPERTINO, CALIF.--Apple® today announced that it will hold its annual Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) June 2 through June 6 at San Francisco’s Moscone West. At this year’s five-day conference, developers from around the world will learn about the future of iOS and OS X®, giving them the latest tools and technologies to continue creating the most innovative apps for the millions of iOS and Mac® customers worldwide. WWDC will feature more than 100 technical sessions, over 1,000 Apple engineers, hands-on labs to help developers integrate new technologies and fine tune their apps, as well as the Apple Design Awards which showcase the best apps from the past year.
Monday, April 7, 2014
VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, CALIF.--A Defense Meteorological Satellite Program (DMSP) satellite built by Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] was successfully launched April 3rd at 7:46 a.m. from Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. atop an Atlas V rocket. Lockheed Martin confirmed signal acquisition shortly after launch. DMSP-19 is the fourth Block 5D-3 version to be launched, and Lockheed Martin has produced more than 40 satellites throughout the program’s 50-year history. Many of the satellites are performing beyond their design life, so adding on-orbit capability is important for reliable weather information.