The European commission has given the go ahead for the acquisition of Hitachi Global Storage Technologies HDD operations By Western Digital Corporation. This comes after the approval for the Seagate Technology acquisition of Samsung Electronics HDD operations.
HP recently acquired the software companies Autonomy and Vertica and has integrated their software packages into one called HP Next Generation Information Platform. The platform will enable its user to search and analyse both structured and unstructured data.
Kinect is a motion and voice technology initially designed as a feature add –on for the Xbox. This feature enables individuals to control games using body movement and like the popular Nintendo WII console, which works on the same principle.
The Kinect device has been altered for ‘near mode,’ where individuals can now sit in-front of a computer screen rather than stand in-front of a telly.
A chip has been developed, which makers claim, can mimic the physical changes that occur in the brain as it learns. Developers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) claim the chip has ‘plasticity’, a term used to describe how the brain adapts to new information and takes on new roles.
Since Apple coined the marketing phrase ‘There’s an App for that’, consumers have expected the ability to log onto the Apple store and purchase apps from a seemingly, never ending range of genres.
The government have recognised this and have recently awarded prizes to eight groups of University students, who had developed apps which utilised open public information.
Spam, put simply, is the process of sending unsolicited bulk messages indiscriminately. Spam is often sent from hijacked computers, which the email out messages to their address book, spreading the spam from what appears to be a trusted source. Spam creates security and storage issues, with many companies forced to take extra steps to avoid this unsolicited mail.
Leading network providers have warned that the target to achieve 30Mbps by 2020 simply is not possible. Currently Fujitsu and BT, who are bidding to install super-fast fibre optic broadband in areas such as Wales, North Yorkshire and Cumbria, have stated that even with £530m of government funding, the broadband won’t cover all the areas proposed.
Business Computing and Network Services Ltd (BCNS) and GWAVA Together Provide Secure Messaging solutions for Customers
BCNS, a successful IT solutions and support company based in Devon, is pleased to announce earning the U.K. top GWAVA partner of the year award 2011. GWAVA is a worldwide leader in messaging security and archiving and has strategic relationships with Microsoft, Novell, Kapersky and Research in Motion.
The Greenpeace Guide to Greener Electronics, which is now in its 5th year, has scored 5.9/10 for green products and sustainable operations, placing it at the top of the leader board for green technology.
Just under HP is Dell, with a position of 5.1/10 and in third is Nokia, which has slipped down the ranks.
German company Adidas have become the latest big brand company to be targeted by a cyber-attack. Sony and Nintendo were also targeted earlier in the year. Sony suffered the worst attack when thousands of customer details were stolen, causing worry to many online consumers.