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2014-10-21 04:23:18

WALLDORF, Germany, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SAP SE (NYSE: SAP) today announced the winners of the prestigious Hasso Plattner Founders' Award, an inaugural honor that recognizes employees whose inspirational and extraordinary achievement best delivers on the company's vision and strategy. In a close finish, the teams from "SAP HANA Spatial" and "Zero Downtime Maintenance" were chosen as winners from six finalists and more than 250 nominations. The two winning teams overcame significant...

2014-09-22 08:33:53

POTSDAM, Germany and BERLIN, September 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pupils in Germany, Austria, and Switzerland are gaining increasing access to in-depth programming knowledge - as reflected in the first open, online course for pupils that has started on Monday (September 22). With already roughly 4,300 participants registered at https://open.hpi.de, the interactive educational platform of Hasso Plattner Institute, young people and adult Internet users can immerse themselves in...

2014-09-11 16:30:36

POTSDAM, Germany, September 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Security researchers at the German Hasso Plattner Institute for Software Systems Engineering (HPI) have tracked down a further eleven million stolen pieces of identity data that have been made public in special Internet forums. HPI scientists have integrated their findings in the so-called HPI Identity Leak Checker https://sec.hpi.de. Since May of this year, all Internet users are invited to check their e-mail address and...

2014-08-06 04:22:56

POTSDAM, Germany, August 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Extensive worldwide interest in new main memory database technology has led the Hasso Plattner Institute (HPI) to offer a further open online course on this topic. The course, to be held in English, will begin on September 1 on the interactive learning platform http://www.open.hpi.de. Leading the latest Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) is Prof. Hasso Plattner, the co-founder and Supervisory Board chairman of the software giant...

2014-06-11 08:36:42

POTSDAM, Germany, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Have cybercriminals stolen my personal data and made them freely available online so that others might also access and misuse them? Internet users all over the world can now answer this question using a free service from the Hasso Plattner Institute for IT Systems Engineering (http://www.hpi.de) at the University of Potsdam in Germany. All they need to do is visit https://sec.hpi.de and enter their e-mail address. The system will...

2014-01-14 04:21:45

POTSDAM, Germany, January 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The eighth open online course offered by the Hasso Plattner Institute (HPI), which starts on February 3, will introduce the fundamental concepts of parallel programming. Accessible to anyone via www.openHPI.de [http://www.openHPI.de ], the Institute's interactive Internet educational platform, this free course will give participants an overview of the methods and techniques used by software engineers to optimize the...


Word of the Day
negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.