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2014-07-10 12:21:16

Hands-On Immersion Training Available for Military and Civilian Cyber Security Professionals BETHESDA, Md., July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The SANS Institute today announced its return to Texas with SANS San Antonio 2014, taking place August 11 - 16. SANS San Antonio offers hands-on immersion-style security training courses taught by real-world practitioners. Military and civilian information security professionals will participate in world-class security training as they learn to...

IBM 'Thinks' Big, Invests $3 Billion In Chip Research And Develoment
2014-07-10 12:28:19

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online IBM has been around for more than a 100 years and it has redefined its business many times to meet changing demand for its products. While the company also known as Big Blue touted its motto "Think" as it lead the desktop PC in the late 1970s and throughout the 1980s the company now finds itself at a crossroads. On Wednesday, a week before its second quarterly earnings will be released, IBM announced it is spending $3 billion over the...

Apple Coaxes FTC Into Probing Google Play Store Purchases
2014-07-10 10:34:34

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Earlier this year Apple agreed to a $32.5 million settlement with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) over unauthorized in-app purchases, and apparently the iPhone and iPad maker didn't believe it should be singled out. Politico reported on Wednesday that Apple's top lawyer contacted the FTC about Google, its top competitor in the mobile phone operating system and app market. "I thought this article might be of some interest,...

2014-07-10 08:33:58

FORT COLLINS, Colo., July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- OtterBox(®) CEO Brian Thomas was selected as the Mid-Market CEO of the Year for 2014 by CEO Connection. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140709/125778 The CEO Connection Mid-Market Awards are designed to honor the most deserving mid-market companies, those with between $100 million and $3 billion in annual revenue. Nominations were accepted from the community, then vetted to determine finalists though a rigorous application...

2014-07-10 08:33:52

BATON ROUGE, La., July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Voters, politicians and elected officials will soon have a new way to talk politics following the launch of the crowdfunding campaign for Freagle's 'Virtual Town Square' platform July 7 on Indiegogo. (Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140710/125838) "When you mention politics, lots of people disengage," Niki Papazoglakis, founder of Freagle, said. "It's become a dirty word because there is so much negativity and...

2014-07-10 08:33:45

Evaluation based on 'completeness of vision' and 'ability to execute' HOPKINTON, Mass., July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- STORY HIGHLIGHTS -- Gartner, Inc., positions EMC Syncplicity as a Leader in July 2014 "Magic Quadrant for Enterprise File Synchronization and Sharing." -- EMC Syncplicity is positioned furthest along the "completeness of vision" axis. -- According to Gartner, security and collaboration support are critical capabilities of EFSS to address...

2014-07-10 08:33:41

DALLAS, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Trend Micro Incorporated (TYO: 4704; TSE: 4704), a global pioneer in security software, today announced the launch of its Second Annual Global Family Internship Program. This initiative promotes the importance of educating the millennial generation on cyber security, as well as provides first-hand work experience in a corporate environment. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140709/125779 "Young innovation is critical to the sustainability...

2014-07-10 08:33:34

BURLINGTON, Massachusetts, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Attunity Ltd. (NASDAQ CM: ATTU), a leading provider of information availability software solutions, announced today that it will release its unaudited financial results for the three-month period and six months ended June 30, 2014, on Thursday, July 24, 2014, before U.S. markets open. The Company will host a conference call with the investment community on Thursday, July 24th at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time featuring...

2014-07-10 08:33:31

SANTA CLARA, California, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- OpenStack, cloud computing and network management veteran to join automation and orchestration company QualiSystems [http://www.qualisystems.com ] today announces the appointment of Didier Stoipe as Vice President of Product Management, with responsibility for enhancing product strategy and lifecycle management of QualiSystems' product portfolio. (Logo:...

2014-07-10 08:33:26

EXASOL Highlights EXASolution's powerful engine for analytics and data warehousing to Boulder BI Brain Trust analyst consortium BOULDER, Colo., July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EXASOL AG, www.exasol.com, the provider of EXASolution a powerful, in-memory analytic database, recently presented to the independent BI industry analysts of the Boulder Business Intelligence Brain Trust (BBBT), on Friday, June 27. Speaking at the BBBT event, EXASOL CEO Aaron Auld and US Director of Marketing...


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The History Of Wearable Technology
2014-06-24 10:20:15

Wearable technology, which includes wearable devices, tech togs, and fashionable electronics, consists of articles of clothing and/or accessories that incorporate computer and advanced electronic technologies. Designs often incorporate practical functions and features, but may also have a purely critical or aesthetic agenda. Today, wearable devices are exploding onto the market, with everything from smart glasses (Google Glass) to smart watches (Samsung Galaxy Gear) on the rise. As for...

Android
2013-09-24 14:14:28

An android, also known as a synthetic organism, is a robot designed to look like a human, with emphasis on realistic skin and movement. The name “android” has been used in science fiction stories in many different ways. The Oxford English Dictionary found that the earliest use of the word Android was most likely in Ephraim Chambers' Cyclopaedia, which referred to St. Albertus Magnus’s alleged automaton as Androides. In US patents, the term first appears in 1863 referring to small...

Reid Hoffman
2013-09-19 09:30:28

Reid Hoffman, born August 5, 1967, is an American entrepreneur, venture capitalist and author. Hoffman is best known as the co-founder of LinkedIn, a social network used primarily for business connections and job searching. Hoffman was born in Stanford, California, the son of Deanna Ruth Rutter and William Parker Hoffman, Jr. and grew up in Berkeley, California. He attended high school at The Putney School, where he farmed maple syrup, drove oxen and studied epistemology. He graduated from...

Larry Page
2013-09-17 12:57:55

Lawrence "Larry" Page, born March 26, 1973 is an American computer scientist and Internet entrepreneur who is the co-founder of Google, alongside Sergey Brin. As of 2013, Page's personal wealth is estimated to be $23 billion (US), ranking him #20 on the Forbes 400 list of the 400 richest Americans. Page is the inventor of PageRank, the foundation of Google's search ranking algorithm, and he and Brin own approximately 16 percent of Google's stock. Page was born in East Lansing, Michigan....

Bill Gates
2013-09-17 12:44:24

William Henry "Bill" Gates III, Born October 28, 1955 is an American business magnate, investor, programmer, inventor and philanthropist. Gates is the former chief executive and Co-founder of Microsoft, the world’s largest personal-computer software company. He Co-founded Microsoft with Paul Allen. Bill Gates is consistently ranked in the Forbes list of the world's wealthiest people and was the wealthiest overall from 1995 to 2009 — excluding 2008, when he was ranked third. In 2011 he...

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