research and development

research and development

Cray offers a more modest supercomputer for the enterprise

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Supercomputer manufacturer Cray has expanded its portfolio of systems for the technical enterprise market.The company's newest machine, the Cray XC30-AC, starting at US$500,000, was built for midsized organizations that need some supercomputing muscle for research and development, though don't require a system that takes up half a data center."We're...
Cray offers a more modest supercomputer for the enterprise

At Queens Tech Meetup, CornellNYC Answers Whether They Serve the Nerds or the Socially Adept

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Dean Huttenlocher. (Photo: Jukay Hsu, via Instagram) October’s Queens Tech Meetup began with a statistic. Coalition for Queens founder Jukay Hsu announced that, since the inaugural June meeting, the group has grown to more than 800 members. While it didn’t look like everyone had turned out on Wednesday night, Long Island...
At Queens Tech Meetup, CornellNYC Answers Whether They Serve the Nerds or the Socially Adept
Amazon looking to aggressively expand Kindle R&D division
Samsung to devote $1.1B to investments in the Americas

China expresses concern at Android's domination of its smartphone market

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The greatest truism in the mobile world these days is that Android is growing, however its exponential expansion isn't being welcomed with open arms by all. A new research paper from the Chinese Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (translated by Reuters) has concluded that the country's "mobile operating...
China expresses concern at Android's domination of its smartphone market

Bionics users show pace of change

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Rock climbers tell DLD conference of how their bodies 'can go beyond what nature intended'Legendary explorer Reinhold Messner said he lost his enthusiasm for rock climbing and switched to mountain climbing after losing some of his toes to frostbite at 25. Hugh Herr, was also a well-known climber, but his...
Bionics users show pace of change

Meet Microsoft, the world's best kept R&D secret

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As far as 99.9 percent of the world population is concerned, Microsoft is a stodgy, old-guard technology company. Its bottom line is fully leveraged against PC operating systems and business software--hardly the building blocks of a future-thinking portfolio, right? But scratch that cold, conservative, pedestrian surface, and you'll find a Microsoft...
Meet Microsoft, the world's best kept R&D secret

Qualcomm learning how to incubate new technologies

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Qualcomm has a big, well-funded research and development operation, but its program for commercializing new innovations is still a learning experience for the wireless chip maker. Qualcomm Labs was set up about two and a half years ago to explore ways to bring new technologies into the world. Despite...
Qualcomm learning how to incubate new technologies

Cisco Is Buying Ubiquisys For $310M For A Big Move Into Femtocells

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Cisco has just announced that it is buying Ubiquisys for $310 million to beef up its business in femtocells. The deal is one of the biggest recent exits in European tech in the last several years. More to come. Full announcement below. Today, I am pleased to announce Cisco’s intent...
Cisco Is Buying Ubiquisys For $310M For A Big Move Into Femtocells

Huawei aims to offer touch-free smartphones, infinite cloud storage

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Huawei Technologies is aiming to bring touch-free smartphones and more inexpensive cloud storage to users, as the company boosts its research and development spending in order to bring "disruptive" technologies that will alter the market landscape....
Huawei aims to offer touch-free smartphones, infinite cloud storage

GE to pour $105M into EMC and VMware's Pivotal Initiative

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The Pivotal Initiative, the big cloud and big data startup backed by parents EMC and VMware, now has another big, scary backer: General Electric is ponying up $105 million for a 10 percent stake in the company. Bill Ruh, GE’s VP, will talk about the investment and the Pivotal One...
GE to pour $105M into EMC and VMware's Pivotal Initiative

DoE gives NVIDIA $12.4m for exascale computer research

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Computer graphics chip maker NVIDIA recently announced that the US Department of Energy has granted it a two-year, $12.4 million contract for the research and development of exascale computer technology. The scientists and engineers from the government and the private company will work together to advance the field and produce...
DoE gives NVIDIA $12.4m for exascale computer research
Intel to purchase 1,700 Wi-Fi, 3G, and LTE patents from InterDigital for $375 million

HP Memo Confirms Layoffs and New Directions at Autonomy

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Hewlett-Packard just let employees in its Autonomy business unit know that there are going to be some layoffs and some further changes — included a boost to research and development spending — to the business going forward. I just received this internal memo, shared by an HP spokesman, from Robert...
HP Memo Confirms Layoffs and New Directions at Autonomy

China's Xiaomi partners with Mface to bring chat service to Southeast Asia

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Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi has reached an agreement with Mface, an up-and-coming social network in Southeast Asia, to help take its MiTalk messaging service overseas, Tencent Tech reports. MiTalk, which is available on iOS, Android, Symbian, Windows Phone and PC, is believed to have over 23 million registered users, up...
China's Xiaomi partners with Mface to bring chat service to Southeast Asia

Retina MacBook Pro customer launches class action lawsuit against Apple over alleged LG display flaw

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Since Apple unveiled its first Retina MacBook Pro with the 15.4-inch model in June, there have been a growing number of complaints from customers experiencing issues with the product. By far the most reported problem is one that causes a burn-in, or ghosting problems on the device’s display that...
Retina MacBook Pro customer launches class action lawsuit against Apple over alleged LG display flaw
Major cable companies try to make themselves innovative by opening up new research center

Android Is Apple’s Burger King

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While we see the iPad garnering much attention during its official launch, Android fans are rejoicing. Given how many good reviews there have been for the iPad, this may sound kind of strange. However, sometimes being second best can still be the basis for a fantastic business. I call this...
Android Is Apple’s Burger King

What A Difference A Year Makes

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What A Difference A Year Makes: Chris Ziegler: We've just been tipped to a memo circulated internally by HP's Todd Bradley -- who runs the company's recently-merged Printing and Personal Systems Group -- announcing the creating of a new Mobility business unit underneath him that will be responsible for "consumer...
What A Difference A Year Makes

Developers Are Divided Over Adobe’s Plan to Take Revenue Share For Higher-End Flash Games

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Developers are at odds over Adobe’s plan to charge a 9 percent revenue share for higher-end Flash games that make more than $50,000 in revenues. So today, Adobe announced a new set of features for developers who create very graphics-heavy games with the launch of Flash Player 11.2. It also unveiled a partnership...
Developers Are Divided Over Adobe’s Plan to Take Revenue Share For Higher-End Flash Games

What would you do with an invisibility cloak? | Open thread

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A device with the power to make pets vanish has been hailed as a first step towards invisibility. Tell us where you'd go undetectedScientists have unveiled the latest step towards creating an invisibility cloak. In the quest to be able to make people and objects completely unseen, a new device...
What would you do with an invisibility cloak? | Open thread

Special delivery from China: New iPad browser from a mobile giant

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The company behind China’s leading mobile browser has quietly released an English-language browser for iPad that is competitive with Chrome, Safari, Opera, and Dolphin, not only in functionality, but also, crucially, in how it looks. A week and a half ago, I met with UCWeb’s CEO Yu Yongfu in San...
Special delivery from China: New iPad browser from a mobile giant

Manufacturers and science firms get £1.1bn research and development boost

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Tax relief on R&D spending raised after George Osborne says research 'absolutely central to Britain's economic future'The government has increased research and development tax relief in a boost to UK-based manufacturers and science companies.In his budget speech George Osborne said research and development was "absolutely central to Britain's economic future"...
Manufacturers and science firms get £1.1bn research and development boost

Danish firm outlines two unpatched Safari vulnerabilities

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Is the release of information on unpatched software vulnerabilities justified when a breakdown in communication occurs between research and development firms? [Read more]...
Danish firm outlines two unpatched Safari vulnerabilities

UK-based Web ad firm Persado raises $15m to open a US office, double down on R&D and hiring

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The Internet is filled with advertisements and call-to-action messages. Whether it’s “click here” or “visit this site” or “tap to play”, everywhere you look, there’s something to do. But how often do advertisers really know what will appeal to their customers? Persado, a data-driven marketing service, believes that its “Marketing...
UK-based Web ad firm Persado raises $15m to open a US office, double down on R&D and hiring

Google's Self-Driving Cars May Cost More Than A Ferrari (GOOG)

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Google has made stunning progress on the self-driving car project it launched two years ago. Last month, it announced that its fleet of cars--a dozen or so on the road at any time--had logged 300,000 miles. It's even started ferrying Googlers to work in the cars to test them in real-world...
Google's Self-Driving Cars May Cost More Than A Ferrari (GOOG)

Apple R&D spending up nearly 40 percent in 2012

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Apple's spending on research and development continues to rise, but is still dwarfed by rival technology companies. [Read more]...
Apple R&D spending up nearly 40 percent in 2012
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