Premium-Inhalt. Business analytics continues to be a hot target for acquisitions. This trend continues with the Most of the acquisitions in recent years have been business intelligence analytics, built to handle financial metrics and provide dashboarding capabilities, such as IBM with Cognos and SPSS, Oracle with Hyperion and SAP with Business Objects. Now the analytics acquisitions are moving more into operational analytics. The attention to analytics makes sense now that energy companies are able to draw on more data due to the increase of sensors and monitoring devices on equipment in the field or plant. Energy companies have always had analytical tools that have been used by smart engineers, but with the "smart" aging out, there is room for templated algorithms that have been tested and tried in the field.
Premium-Inhalt. In a mature market such as that for personal navigation devices, it's difficult to come up with unique features that differentiate a new product from the competition. But Magellan has done just that with the Magellan RoadMate 3065 ($150, price as of December 22, 2010). The RoadMate 3065 is designed specifically for business travelers and commuters.
Premium-Inhalt. The U.S. Department of Justice and an organization representing police chiefs from around the country renewed calls on Tuesday for legislation mandating Internet Service Providers (ISP) to retain certain customer usage data for up to two years.
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Premium-Inhalt. UXC (ASX:UXC) has picked up two Victorian public sector contract wins, securing managed IT infrastructure contracts for up to five years with the Victoria WorkCover Authority and the Transport Accident Commission.
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Premium-Inhalt. Twitter was blocked in Egypt on Tuesday as the country witnessed a large protest against the rule of President Hosni Mubarak.
Premium-Inhalt. If you're looking to buy a dedicated GPS navigation device, you'll quickly discover that every manufacturer offers an almost dizzying array of products--each with slightly different features. The challenge, then, is to determine which features are must-haves and which would just be nice to have.
Premium-Inhalt. U.S. President Barack Obama called for Congress to focus on supporting innovation and support research in IT and clean energy during his State of the Union speech Tuesday night.
Premium-Inhalt. , Red Rover, send a tank right over. The classic playground game, Red Rover, is now available for the iPad--albeit with a militaristic twist. Though 's iPad version of the game is more complicated than its playground counterpart, it doesn't have enough content to keep you interested for long.