Technology News Archive - July 07, 2010

HAIFA, Israel, July 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced, in collaboration with the European Union, industry and academia, the launch of a research consortium which aims to help businesses more easily take advantage of Internet-based services - or "e-services" - to create collaborative business operations and achieve shared business goals.

HERZLIA, Israel, July 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- VocalTec Communications Ltd.

HUNTSVILLE, Ala., July 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Intergraph Corp., a leading global provider of engineering and geospatial software, today announced it has signed a definitive agreement to be acquired by Hexagon AB, a leading global measurement technology company, in a transaction valued at approximately $2.125 billion. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081211/DECLOGO ) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081211/DECLOGO ) Upon closing of the transaction, Intergraph will operate as a separate Hexagon division under the Intergraph name and branding.

MIAMI, July 7 /PRNewswire/ -- The online projector lamp retailer MyProjectorLamps, based in Miami, Florida, continued to assert itself in the projector lamp industry this week by rolling out an international array of domains to serve greater Europe, Russia, the Middle East, Australia and South America.

PALO ALTO, Calif., July 7 /PRNewswire/ -- News Facts Cooliris, innovator of the fastest and most stunning way to engage with media on desktops and devices, and Hitachi Global Storage Technologies (Hitachi GST) are working together to boldly redefine the personal storage user experience with the launch of Hitachi's new LifeStudio external hard drive family. Understanding consumer storage needs better than anyone, Hitachi teamed with Cooliris to provide an unprecedented external storage solution that seamlessly protects and pulls digital memories together with online social content and entertainment into one stunning 3D Wall powered by Cooliris. LifeStudio customers can also enjoy access to content from more than one-hundred Cooliris premium content partners, including The New York Times, CBS and Hulu.com.

LONDON, July 7, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- - Bank to Boost Trading Volumes, Efficiencies and Broaden Revenue Options via Fully-Integrated Trade Finance System Misys plc (FTSE: MSY.L), the global application software and services company, today announces that the National Bank of Oman (NBO) has selected the Misys trade finance solution to allow NBO to expand its business coverage, meeting customer demands and support its growing trade volumes. The integrated solution combines the power of the back-office processing system, Misys TI Plus with the award-winning Misys Trade Portal, the e-business console.

HSINCHU, Taiwan, July 7 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- AU Optronics Corp. ("AUO" or the "Company") (TAIEX: 2409; NYSE: AUO) today announced its preliminary consolidated June 2010 revenue of NT$43,625 million, comparable to that of May, slightly down by 0.4% but up by 43.5% year-over-year. In the second quarter of 2010, AUO's unaudited consolidated revenues totaled NT$128,571 million, up by 15.2% quarter-over-quarter and with an impressive growth of 55.9% year-over-year. Large-sized panel (a) shipments for June 2010, with applications on desktop monitor, notebook PC, LCD TV and other applications reached approximately 9.74 million units, down by 4.8% from the previous month.

TOKYO, July 7 /PRNewswire/ -- NTT Communications (NTT Com) announced on July 7 that its subsidiary, NTT Communications (Thailand) Co., Ltd., has begun operating a branch office in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, effective immediately.

NEW DELHI, July 7, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- - IndiaMART.com & IAMAI Catalyze Exchange of Ideas on Free & Low-Cost ICT Solutions for SMEs with Conference on 'Free for SMEs' - Chief Guest Hon'ble Secretary, Ministry of MSME Shri Dinesh Rai Delves on Government's Stimulus for ICT Adoption by MSMEs - First-of-its-Kind Report on 'Free for SMEs' Unveiled by Shri Dinesh Rai - Endeavour to Augment Overall Efficiency of SMEs - 500 Strong SME Audience Reaffirms Essence of Conference An endeavor to demystify the world of Information and Communication technology (ICT) for Indian Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) took shape in the form of first-of-its-kind Conference on 'Free for SMEs' organized by IndiaMART.com and Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI) at India Habitat Centre, New Delhi yesterday.

BOULDER, Colo., July 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Webroot, a leading Internet security provider for the consumer, enterprise and SMB markets, today announced it has acquired BrightCloud, a Web content classification and security services provider.

Word of the Day
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.