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2014-07-22 08:38:12

BrainOS(TM) beta developer program launching in the fall SAN DIEGO, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Brain Corporation announced today the addition of Steve Altman, former president and vice chairman of Qualcomm Incorporated, to its board of directors. In his new role, he will leverage his experience as a 15-year member of Qualcomm's Executive Committee to advise the company. During his tenure with Qualcomm, Altman provided direction and guidance on key initiatives across all areas of...

2014-07-18 23:08:13

AutonomouStuff and Harbrick debut PolySync™, the Autonomy Operating System, at the Automated Vehicles Symposium San Francisco (PRWEB) July 18, 2014 AutonomouStuff and Harbrick debut PolySync™ with an on-road demonstration at the Automated Vehicles Symposium, July 15-17 in San Francisco. PolySync is the world’s first operating system for building autonomous vehicles. Similar to mobile platforms, it turns robot development into app development. The transportation industry is...

2014-07-17 20:24:21

LONDON, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:The Smartphone markets: worldwide trends, forecasts and strategies 2014-2018https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2132947/The-Smartphone-markets-worldwide-trends-forecasts-and-strategies-2014-2018.htmlThe number of smartphone connections is set to grow by 136% in the next 5 years to reach 3.9 billion worldwide in 2018. This report presents our latest smartphone forecasts, derived from a demand-...

2014-07-16 12:31:05

Partnership underscores MediaMath's commitment to global programmatic expansion NEW YORK, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MediaMath, creator of the TerminalOne Marketing Operating System(TM) for digital marketers, is expanding its reach to Latin America and has chosen global programmatic media company Headway Digital (www.headwaydigital.com) as its exclusive partner in the region. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140716/127459 Through the partnership, both companies are strongly...

2014-07-09 08:33:07

Startup Unveils Student Life Application Platform LOS ANGELES, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Common Interest Communities, the company that develops Link Systems for communities of common interest, today announced that it closed $10 million in financing raised exclusively through private placement. The new investment will be used primarily for the rollout of the company's Student Link System. Common Interest Communities installs and operates custom built, touchscreen Smart TV...

2014-07-01 16:26:06

LONDON, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Worldwide Business Use Smartphone 2014-2018 Forecast and Analysis http://www.reportbuyer.com/telecoms/handsets_devices/smartphones/worldwide_business_use_smartphone_2013_2017_forecast_analysis.html This IDC study presents the five-year forecast for the business use of smartphone shipments worldwide by operating system and user type (consumer, employee liable, and corporate liable). As the...

2014-06-25 16:28:27

DUBLIN, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/nzwpr4/microserver) has announced the addition of the "2014 Report on the International Microserver (Hardware, Application software, Operating System) Market - Forecast to 2019" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 A microserver is a single socket, low power, lightweight, and low cost server. It includes a shared infrastructure ecosystem wherein many...

2014-06-24 23:15:57

The first cloud conference of its kind presented by InfoStreet, Inc. and Softletter. TARZANA, Calif. (PRWEB) June 24, 2014 Siamak Farah, CEO and founder of InfoStreet Inc., and Rick Chapman, Managing Editor and Publisher at Softletter, invite you to join them at Business After Windows, the first-ever conference dedicated to exploring the future of the operating system, the new cloud, and the Internet of Things in a post-Windows environment. On November 11, 2014 in Foster City, California,...

2014-06-20 04:21:09

PARIS, June 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ALDEBARAN is announcing the launch of NAO EVOLUTION, the new generation of its NAO robot, equipped with the NAOqi 2.0(TM) operating system. Aldebaran, the global leader in humanoid robotics, is pleased to announce the launch of NAO EVOLUTION, the 5th and latest generation of NAO, the interactive, autonomous, and fully programmable robot. NAO is already being used for specific research and education purposes. Over 5000 robots are...

2014-06-16 12:33:09

SAN FRANCISCO, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Bay Area Systems will assist Bay Area small businesses with Windows XP to Windows 7 migration solutions. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140615/118334 BayArea Systems (www.BayAreaSystems.com), premier Information Technology (IT) consulting provider in San Francisco Bay Area, is on the forefront of providing cost-effective IT outsourcing solutions for small businesses. Bay Area Systems is providing small business...


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LePad
2014-01-12 00:00:00

The LePad is a line of tablet computers sold by Lenovo in China. It was released in China in 2011. The LePad uses the Android 2.2 operating system, with either a Wi-Fi or 3G connection. The display features a 10.1-inch screen with a front facing camera for video calling, and has a battery life of eight hours. Outside china, in 2012, Lenovo released other versions of the LePad, under the name IdeaTab, A1, Yoga, and ThinkPad. The ThinkPad’s operating system was upgraded to the Android...

IdeaPad
2014-01-05 00:00:00

The IdeaPad is a line of laptop computers from Lenovo, first released in 2008 with three models the Y710, Y510 and U110. Since the original release, six other models have been developed -- the G series, S series, V series, Y series, U series, and Z series. IdeaPad also produced a tablet and depending on the model, either the Android or Windows 7 operating system is used. The K1 and A1 use Android, and the P1 uses Windows 7. The S series was released in China in September 2008 and in the US...

2010-09-29 15:16:42

Computer software is the collection of computer programs and related data that give the instructions to a computer. Different from hardware, software is intangible, which means that it cannot be touched. Some examples of computer software include: word processors, video games, operating systems, and device drivers. Historically, the software industry is much like that of other technological industries in that it has grown from a few prototypes from different engineers to one application that...

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2010-09-17 11:32:27

A personal computer, or PC, refers to any general-purpose computer whose size, capabilities, and selling price make it useful for individuals, and is intended to be managed directly by a user with no superseding operator. Examples of personal computers include desktop computers, laptops, tablet PCs, and handheld PCs. Most commonly, PCs are used in a home or office setting. Historically, the first computer demo was developed in 1968 by Douglas Englebart. It gave society a preview of what...

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2010-09-09 17:33:23

Mainframe computers are powerful devices that are mainly used by big companies for critical applications and bulk data processing. The name comes from their substantial size and certain power requirements. It originally referred to the sizeable cabinets where the central processing unit and main memory were located; today, however, it is used to distinguish high-end commercial machines from less powerful ones. In the 1960s, most significant computer system designs were set and established...

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barghest
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