Teradata PARTNERS Conference at The Edge of Next: Data Science, Smart Cities, AI, Connected Cars, Hybrid Cloud

Teradata (NYSE: TDC), the leading data and analytics company, announced details of the Teradata PARTNERS Conference 2017 to be held October 22-26 at the Anaheim Convention Center, Anaheim, California. The conference is the premiere customer-led global data and analytics event for visionaries, change agents, industry leaders, and practitioners looking to extract more value from their data. At this year’s conference … Continue reading Teradata PARTNERS Conference at The Edge of Next: Data Science, Smart Cities, AI, Connected Cars, Hybrid Cloud

Union Savings Bank Adds Functionality, Improves Digital Access, Prepares for Growth with FIS

Embracing the digital, data-centric future, Union Savings Bank, a $2.3 billion mutual bank in Connecticut, has selected FIS™ (NYSE: FIS), a global leader in financial services technology, as its new technology partner and core banking provider. FIS will help the bank improve its use of data, allow it to streamline processes and expand customer offerings through increased integration, and … Continue reading Union Savings Bank Adds Functionality, Improves Digital Access, Prepares for Growth with FIS

SAS joins the Industrial Internet Consortium

Analytics leader SAS has joined the Industrial Internet Consortium (IIC), the leading organization transforming business and society by accelerating the adoption of the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT). “SAS brings years of experience in industrial data analytics,” said Dr. Richard Mark Soley, Executive Director of the IIC. “IoT data has an expiration date – if you don’t act on … Continue reading SAS joins the Industrial Internet Consortium

VMware Announces Keynote Speakers for VMworld 2017

VMware, Inc. (NYSE: VMW), a global leader in cloud infrastructure and business mobility, today unveiled the General Session Keynote speakers and sponsorship list for VMworld® U.S. 2017. VMworld U.S. 2017 begins on Aug. 27, 2017 in Las Vegas and will feature more than 500 unique breakout sessions from VMware and its community of partners and customers. With more than 23,000 expected attendees, this year's conference … Continue reading VMware Announces Keynote Speakers for VMworld 2017

Intel’s Investment in Oakland Schools Strengthens Science, Engineering Programs

In 2015, Intel Corporation announced a five-year, $5 million investment with Oakland Unified School District to improve computer science and engineering programs at Oakland Tech and McClymonds high schools. Enrollment in computer science classes has seen a 14-times increase two years into the program. The collaboration will affect 2,300 students and graduate 600 in the disciplines. … Continue reading Intel’s Investment in Oakland Schools Strengthens Science, Engineering Programs

Application Opportunities Await with Xerox’s New White Dry Ink

Imagine a snowflake with textured details on a postcard, a book cover with a white horse on a dark stock with vivid hues or an advertisement with white text that pops on a vinyl window cling. These types of specialty enhancements are a reality with Xerox’s new White Dry Ink for the Xerox iGen® 5 Press’ fifth … Continue reading Application Opportunities Await with Xerox’s New White Dry Ink

Oracle announced that Oracle Exadata Cloud is now available on Oracle’s next-generation cloud infrastructure.

Oracle today announced that Oracle Exadata Cloud is now available on Oracle’s next-generation cloud infrastructure. The marriage of Oracle Exadata, the highest performing on-premises and public cloud database platform, with Oracle Cloud’s unique bare metal compute and storage services, delivers a combination of performance and availability for the entire application stack that only Oracle can deliver. … Continue reading Oracle announced that Oracle Exadata Cloud is now available on Oracle’s next-generation cloud infrastructure.

Experience Thirty Seconds to Mars with Telekom worldwide in 360°

Thirty Seconds to Mars to perform a Telekom Street Gig during IFA on the 2nd of September in Berlin Telekom will present the concert worldwide in a 360° and HD live stream on www.magenta-musik-360.de, the app and on EntertainTV Tickets and further information at streetgigs.magenta-musik-360.de Thirty Seconds to Mars have sold over fifteen million albums worldwide and … Continue reading Experience Thirty Seconds to Mars with Telekom worldwide in 360°

JDRF and IBM Collaborate to Research Risk Factors for Type 1 Diabetes in Children

IBM (NYSE: IBM) and JDRF, the leading global organization funding type 1 diabetes (T1D) research, today announced a new collaboration to develop and apply machine learning methods to analyze years of global T1D research data and identify factors leading to the onset of T1D in children. T1D affects approximately 1.25 million Americans, and it currently does not … Continue reading JDRF and IBM Collaborate to Research Risk Factors for Type 1 Diabetes in Children

Robert Bosch Venture Capital sells portfolio company Aethon

Robert Bosch Venture Capital (RBVC) has sold its share in Aethon, Inc., to Vision Technologies Land Systems, Inc. (VTLS). VTLS is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Singapore Technologies Engineering Ltd (ST Engineering). Based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Aethon is best known for its TUG® smart autonomous mobile robot which helps automate intra-logistics in industrial, healthcare, hospitality and … Continue reading Robert Bosch Venture Capital sells portfolio company Aethon

Boeing Helena Site Expands to Support 777X Airplane Production

Boeing [NYSE: BA] employees and community members today commemorated the 90,000 square-foot expansion of Boeing Helena to support 777X airplane production. Boeing Helena is set to install new machine tools to fabricate critical titanium parts for the 777X. “Our investment in Boeing Helena is a testament to our incredible, hard-working team members and their ability … Continue reading Boeing Helena Site Expands to Support 777X Airplane Production

Amazon.com Announces Pricing of Private Offering of Senior Unsecured Notes

Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) (“Amazon” or the “Company”) today announced that it priced its previously announced private offering of $16.0 billion aggregate principal amount of senior unsecured notes (collectively, the “Notes”). The Company expects to use the net proceeds from the offering to fund the consideration for its acquisition of Whole Foods Market, Inc., to repay its 1.200% notes … Continue reading Amazon.com Announces Pricing of Private Offering of Senior Unsecured Notes

Curator Hans Ulrich Obrist Presents his ‘Handwriting Project’: me Convention Announces Official Program

More than 150 speakers in panels, talks and workshops: Mercedes-Benz and South by Southwest are announcing the official line-up and program of the first-ever me Convention taking place in Frankfurt from 15 to 17 September 2017: me Convention Program. Furthermore the me Convention has recruited another high-calibre speaker: The prolific curator and the artistic director of … Continue reading Curator Hans Ulrich Obrist Presents his ‘Handwriting Project’: me Convention Announces Official Program

THIS IS QLED TV, Part 7: QLED TV – How Samsung Achieved Dominance in the Premium TV Market

The TV industry is now witnessing an era of fierce rivalry among premium TVs with many companies promoting ultra-large UHD screens, advanced smart TV functions and sleek designs. Despite the competition, Samsung Electronics’ 2017 QLED TV demonstrated strong growth in the second quarter to secure first place in the overall flat-panel TV market, as well … Continue reading THIS IS QLED TV, Part 7: QLED TV – How Samsung Achieved Dominance in the Premium TV Market

Qualcomm First to Announce Depth-Sensing Camera Technology Designed for Android Ecosystem

Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ:QCOM), through its subsidiary, Qualcomm Technologies Inc., announced an expansion to the Qualcomm Spectra™ Module Program, capable of improved biometric authentication and high-resolution depth sensing, designed to meet growing demands of photo and video for a broad range of mobile devices and head mounted displays (HMD). This module program is built on the … Continue reading Qualcomm First to Announce Depth-Sensing Camera Technology Designed for Android Ecosystem

With SAP Hybris Commerce, Arsenal Football Club Transforms Online Shopping for Fans

SAP SE (NYSE: SAP) today announced Arsenal Football Club has transformed its online retail site ArsenalDirect.com with SAP Hybris Commerce solutions, allowing fans to shop faster, anywhere, anytime and with a choice of currencies. Fans can now buy official Arsenal kit, training wear and accessories on any device in four currencies: euros, U.S. dollars, Australian dollars and British pounds. These changes follow … Continue reading With SAP Hybris Commerce, Arsenal Football Club Transforms Online Shopping for Fans

SEAT saves 13.8 million euros thanks to the Ideas for Improvement campaign

The initiative, which provides workers with an opinion forum, achieved a new savings record in 2016 Throughout the year 13,693 ideas were put forward, of which nearly half received prize money totalling almost two million euros 6,000 proposals were received in the first six months of 2017 The company takes a further step in its … Continue reading SEAT saves 13.8 million euros thanks to the Ideas for Improvement campaign

ABB brings reliable power supply to the Himalayas

ABB will upgrade 20 substations in India’s northern state of Himachal Pradesh, located in the foothills of the western Himalayas. The substations will be equipped with the latest control and protection technology to enable future digitalization. The order, placed by the local state utility, Himachal Pradesh Electricity Board Limited (HPSEBL), supports India’s Smart Grid Vision … Continue reading ABB brings reliable power supply to the Himalayas

SAP Named a Leader in Gartner Magic Quadrant for Data Integration Tools for 10 Years in a Row

SAP SE (NYSE: SAP) today announced that independent analyst firm Gartner Inc. has positioned SAP as a leader in the 2017 “Magic Quadrant for Data Integration Tools” report.* This is the 10th consecutive year that SAP has been named a leader in the Magic Quadrant for Data Integration Tools. The report recognized SAP as a leading provider based … Continue reading SAP Named a Leader in Gartner Magic Quadrant for Data Integration Tools for 10 Years in a Row

Intel Showcases Application of AI for Space Research at NASA FDL Event

Intel hosted the NASA Frontier Development Lab (FDL) Wrap-Up Event at its Santa Clara campus, concluding an eight-week summer program. Intel is a key partner in FDL and provided support to ongoing research that is exploring the use of artificial intelligence (AI) to solve a range of challenges within the fields of space weather, space resources and planetary defense. … Continue reading Intel Showcases Application of AI for Space Research at NASA FDL Event

Huawei Held the First Apache HBaseCon Asia, Driving Big Data Industry Growth Together with Industry Experts

Recently, Huawei held the first Apache HBaseCon Asia in Shenzhen. The conference brought together over 300 HBase developers from well-known companies in the industry. A number of heavyweight PMC members and committers, as well as more than 20 HBase senior engineers from China, the United States, India, and other countries delivered a total of 19 … Continue reading Huawei Held the First Apache HBaseCon Asia, Driving Big Data Industry Growth Together with Industry Experts

Steve Harvey World Group Taps IBM Cloud to Transform Fan Experience

IBM (NYSE: IBM) announced that Steve Harvey World Group (SHWG), a media conglomerate led by entertainer, author, entrepreneur and humanitarian Steve Harvey, will launch a new digital experience, including a website and mobile app, built on the IBM Cloud. This experience is expected to provide a deeper level of engagement for the hundreds of millions of fans who tune … Continue reading Steve Harvey World Group Taps IBM Cloud to Transform Fan Experience

Infosys – resignation of Dr. Vishal Sikka as the Managing Director and CEO

At its board meeting held on August 18, 2017, the Board of Directors (the “Board”) of Infosys Limited (“Infosys” or the “Company”) accepted the notice of resignation of Dr. Vishal Sikka as the Managing Director and CEO, effective immediately. In his notice of resignation to the Board, Dr. Sikka reiterated his belief in the great … Continue reading Infosys – resignation of Dr. Vishal Sikka as the Managing Director and CEO

ATP and Infosys Launch new PlayerZone Bringing an Enhanced Digital Experience for Players

ATP, the governing body of men’s professional tennis, in association with Infosys, a global leader in consulting, technology and next-generation services, today announced the launch of a new ‘PlayerZone’ app and website. The revamped PlayerZone, an extranet portal for ATP players, their support teams, coaches, and others in the ecosystem, allows users to engage with … Continue reading ATP and Infosys Launch new PlayerZone Bringing an Enhanced Digital Experience for Players

MIT Technology Review Honors Two IBM Researchers on Annual Innovators Under 35 List

Two IBM (NYSE: IBM) researchers – Drs. Abdigani Diriye and Fabian Menges – have been recognized as honorees on the Innovators Under 35 list released today by MIT Technology Review. For over a decade, the global media company has recognized a list of exceptionally talented technologists whose work has great potential to transform the world. The two scientists, from IBM’s Research … Continue reading MIT Technology Review Honors Two IBM Researchers on Annual Innovators Under 35 List

GE’s Jon Freedman Named to Board of Directors of the WateReuse Association

GE Water & Process Technologies’ Jon Freedman was recently appointed to serve on the board of directors for the WateReuse Association, an international organization headquartered in Alexandria, Virginia, and recognized as a thought leader on alternative water supply development.   Freedman has extensive experience in government affairs and water policy. His appointment to the board … Continue reading GE’s Jon Freedman Named to Board of Directors of the WateReuse Association

Mercedes-Benz presents trademark of the former “Bonn-Center”: The Mercedes star of the “Bonn Republic” is bound for the museum

The Mercedes star on the "Bonn-Center“ of the former German capital was not only a trademark, but also a distinctive symbol of the Federal Republic of Germany. It was installed on the high-rise building in the late 1960s and rotated – brightly illuminated at night – for more than 45 years. On 24 February 2017, it was removed … Continue reading Mercedes-Benz presents trademark of the former “Bonn-Center”: The Mercedes star of the “Bonn Republic” is bound for the museum

How Samsung’s Inclusive Appliances Deliver Convenience to More Consumers

Recently, as part of an ongoing effort to introduce more inclusive products to consumers’ homes, Samsung Electronics invited individuals living with various disabilities to its Seoul R&D Campus to try out a selection of home appliances designed for optimal accessibility.   The goal of the ongoing research initiative is to identify common difficulties that the … Continue reading How Samsung’s Inclusive Appliances Deliver Convenience to More Consumers

T-Systems offers global disaster recovery at the touch of a button with automated cloud resiliency powered by Veritas

T-Systems is expanding its range of vCloud services to include predictable disaster recovery to and from the cloud. The disaster recovery as a service (DRaaS) is powered by the Veritas Resiliency Platform, business continuity software from Veritas, a leader in multi-cloud data management. With this service, customers can ensure automatic failover and failback for their critical business applications even in complex … Continue reading T-Systems offers global disaster recovery at the touch of a button with automated cloud resiliency powered by Veritas

Infor Achieves FedRAMP Ready Status

Infor, a leading provider of beautiful business applications specialized by industry and built for the cloud, today announced that Infor Government Software as a Service (SaaS) (IGS) featuring Infor Enterprise Asset Management (EAM) has received FedRAMP Ready status by the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP). FedRAMP is a government-wide program that provides a … Continue reading Infor Achieves FedRAMP Ready Status

Pekin Insurance Adds Brenva HD Production Inkjet Press to Existing Line-up of Xerox Presses

To keep up with rising volumes of policy and billing statements, insurance provider and in-plant printer, Pekin Insurance, needed an inkjet device that brought speed, reliability and advanced color technology. They also needed a technology partner to support and help expand their applications. Pekin turned to Xerox and the Xerox Brenva HD Production Inkjet Press, which they … Continue reading Pekin Insurance Adds Brenva HD Production Inkjet Press to Existing Line-up of Xerox Presses

DigiCert to Acquire Symantec’s Website Security and Related PKI Solutions

Symantec Corp. (NASDAQ:SYMC), the world’s leading cyber security company, and DigiCert Inc., a leading provider of scalable identity and encryption solutions for the enterprise, today announced an agreement under which DigiCert will acquire Symantec’s Website Security and related PKI solutions. Under the terms of the agreement, Symantec will receive approximately $950 million in upfront cash … Continue reading DigiCert to Acquire Symantec’s Website Security and Related PKI Solutions

Euler Hermes Americas launches Surety in the U.S., Canada, Brazil

With nearly 100 years of global surety and bonding history, Euler Hermes is one of the world’s most experienced surety providers. “The addition of Surety is a natural evolution for Euler Hermes, as we seek to provide a full suite of risk management solutions and business growth support to our customers,” said James Daly, president and … Continue reading Euler Hermes Americas launches Surety in the U.S., Canada, Brazil

Qualcomm Bolsters Position in Artificial Intelligence Research, Outlines its Vision for the Future

Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ: QCOM), laid out its vision for ubiquitous on-device artificial intelligence (AI) complementing cloud AI. We envision a world where AI makes devices, machines, automobiles, and things much more intelligent, simplifying and enriching our daily lives. In 2007, Qualcomm started exploring spiking neuron approaches to machine learning for computer vision and motion … Continue reading Qualcomm Bolsters Position in Artificial Intelligence Research, Outlines its Vision for the Future

PurCotton Teams with Oracle Retail to Support Aggressive Annual Growth

Oracle announced that PurCotton has deployed Oracle Retail Merchandise Operations Management Suite, Oracle Retail Planning and Optimization and Oracle Retail Insights to support the growth of its retail business. As a wholly-owned subsidiary of Winner Medical Group Inc., PurCotton inherits the parent company’s 20-year technology and manufacturing expertise in medical-grade cotton-based products. PurCotton is devoted … Continue reading PurCotton Teams with Oracle Retail to Support Aggressive Annual Growth

Morgan Stanley Survey Finds Interest in Sustainable Investing Stronger than Ever

Three-quarters of active individual investors and 86% of Millennial active individual investors describe themselves as interested in sustainable investing, according to a new survey published today by the Morgan Stanley Institute for Sustainable Investing. The second edition of the investor survey, Sustainable Signals, examines the attitudes, perceptions and behaviors of individual investors towards sustainable investing … Continue reading Morgan Stanley Survey Finds Interest in Sustainable Investing Stronger than Ever

Continental Develops Digital Communication Platform for Drivers and Fleets

With the VoicR application, the technology company Continental creates a new software to enhance communication especially for drivers and fleets. Users record short voice messages and send them to persons nearby or to users all over the world. As known from the analog CB radio, VoicR uses predefined public channels as well as personalized channels. … Continue reading Continental Develops Digital Communication Platform for Drivers and Fleets

HP wins five-year Shutterfly deal – accelerates digital print momentum

HP Inc. (NYSE: HPQ) today announced a historic deal with Shutterfly, the world’s leading online retailer and manufacturer of high-quality personalized products and services, adding a second phase of HP Indigo 12000 Digital Presses and naming HP as its preferred digital press provider for its core business. The announcement comes just a year after Shutterfly … Continue reading HP wins five-year Shutterfly deal – accelerates digital print momentum

Deutsche Post DHL Group and Ford unveil the early build StreetScooter WORK XL electric delivery van

Deutsche Post DHL Group and Ford presented the first of their jointly produced electric delivery vans - or "e-van" - today in Cologne. The vehicle, called the "StreetScooter WORK XL", is based on a Ford Transit chassis fitted with a battery-electric drivetrain and a body designed and built to Deutsche Post DHL Group specifications. In … Continue reading Deutsche Post DHL Group and Ford unveil the early build StreetScooter WORK XL electric delivery van

Sony celebrates record haul of seven categories at the 2017 EISA awards

Sony has been recognised by the European Imaging and Sound Association (EISA) for delivering inspiring products to its customers that are redefining the boundaries of what is possible in the imaging and home theatre markets. This year, Sony was honoured with a record seven awards, more than any other manufacturer and more than Sony has … Continue reading Sony celebrates record haul of seven categories at the 2017 EISA awards

The Weather Company, an IBM Business, to Integrate Global Flight Tracking Data from FlightAware

The Weather Company, an IBM Business (NYSE: IBM) announced today that it is enhancing its global flight operations solution WSI Fusion, with live flight tracking data from FlightAware. WSI Fusion provides early insight into changing flight, airport and airspace conditions, enabling aviation providers to carefully plan and track flights, optimize operations and reduce the impacts of disruptive events. With the … Continue reading The Weather Company, an IBM Business, to Integrate Global Flight Tracking Data from FlightAware

Hyundai Motor’s Next-Gen Fuel Cell SUV Promises Range and Style

Hyundai Motor has offered an early glimpse of its next generation fuel cell vehicle, well ahead of the hydrogen-powered SUV’s official launch early next year. At a special preview event held in Seoul, the near-production-ready version exhibited its impressive capabilities while revealing its futuristic design. The yet-to-be-named model embodies Hyundai Motor’s commitment to a new … Continue reading Hyundai Motor’s Next-Gen Fuel Cell SUV Promises Range and Style

Need Something Extra Fast? Amazon Instant Pickup Launches This Week

Amazon introduced Instant Pickup, a free service offering Prime and Prime Student members a curated selection of daily essentials available for pickup in two minutes or less at five of Amazon’s fully staffed pickup locations in Los Angeles, Atlanta, Berkeley, Calif., Columbus, Ohio, and College Park, Md. Items available with Instant Pickup include snacks, drinks and electronics, as well as some … Continue reading Need Something Extra Fast? Amazon Instant Pickup Launches This Week

GE and AGL develop Australia’s largest wind farm in Coopers Gap, Queensland

GE (NYSE:GE) today announced an agreement with the Powering Australian Renewables Fund (PARF) to supply and install 123 wind turbines for the Coopers Gap wind farm project at Cooranga North, 250 kilometres north-west of Brisbane. PARF is a partnership between AGL Energy Limited (AGL) (20 percent) and Queensland Investment Corporation (QIC) (80 percent, on behalf … Continue reading GE and AGL develop Australia’s largest wind farm in Coopers Gap, Queensland

Samsung Smart TV Offers Shazam Music Service to Let Users Identify and Stream Music While Watching TV

  Samsung Electronics announced today the release of a new update for its 2017 Smart TV platform to support Shazam, one of the world’s most popular music apps. Shazam provides users with a customizable service and is available on Smart Hub of 2017 Samsung Smart TVs.   “We are thrilled to provide our Smart TV … Continue reading Samsung Smart TV Offers Shazam Music Service to Let Users Identify and Stream Music While Watching TV