Tag Archives: mobile

5 Reasons for the Rapid Growth of Ecommerce

Just decades ago, consumers looking to purchase a product were required to visit a physical store, but today that has all changed. They can now purchase any product online from the comfort of their homes. It doesn’t end here, though, because the product could be delivered right to their doorstep. (more…)

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Leisere Anflüge, alternative Treibstoffe und Landungen auf fremden Himmelskörpern: DLR auf der ILA 2014

Auf der ILA 2014 Berlin Air Show zeigt das Deutsche Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt (DLR) mit mehr als 60 Exponaten am DLR-Stand (Halle 4), im Space Pavilion, im CareerCenter und am Stand des BMWi seine Forschungsergebnisse für die Luft- und Raumfahrt. Auf dem Außengelände sind Forschungsflugzeuge und Hubschrauber des DLR zu sehen. (more…)

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IBM to Acquire Cloudant: Open, Cloud Database Service Helps Organizations Simplify Mobile, Web App and Big Data Development

ARMONK, N.Y. – 24 Feb 2014: IBM today announced a definitive agreement to acquire Boston, MA-based Cloudant, Inc., a privately held database-as-a-service (DBaaS) provider that enables developers to easily and quickly create next generation mobile and web apps.  

Cloudant will extend IBM’s Big Data and Analytics, Cloud Computing and Mobile offerings by further helping clients take advantage of these key growth initiatives. Financial terms were not disclosed. (more…)

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IBM Provides Developers No-Charge Access to Power Systems Servers in the Cloud

New Development Cloud Provides Open Platform for Innovation to Speed Up Big Data Application Development

LAS VEGAS, N.V. – 11 Feb 2014: IBM today unveiled an application development cloud called the IBM Power Development Platform, providing software developers withno-charge access[1] over the cloud to IBM Power Systems servers to build, port and testapplications.  IBM expects the new resourcewill be of particular interest to Linux developers, many of whom are seeking and using more powerful, modern servers built to handle the new wave of open, collaborative applications built for Big Data, mobile and social business computing. (more…)

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IBM Study Finds More Than Half of Midmarket Companies Lack an Integrated Digital Strategy

Small and Midsize Businesses Outperform Competitors By Fusing the Physical with Big Data, Mobile and the Cloud

ARMONK, N.Y – 21 Nov 2013: An IBM global study of C-Suite leaders uncovers a surprising fact about small and midsize companies: they may not be as digitally savvy as they’d like.   

The survey’s top findings include:

  • More than half of midmarket companies lack an integrated digital strategy.
  • 65% of the midmarket C-Suite business executives recognized that the lack of a cohesive social media plan is the biggest barrier to doing more in the digital space.
  • More than half of respondents also cite the need to better understand how social media fits with other operational priorities, and how to measure its return on investment. (more…)

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A symbiosis

Partnership study helps China examine safety for elderly

An unexpected partnership between the University of Delaware and the Beijing Academy of Science and Technology (BJAST) is proving to be a symbiotic relationship.

A six-year long partnership between the Center for Applied Demography and Survey Research (CADSR) in UD’s College of Arts and Sciences and BJAST has led to a collaboration to help the Chinese university develop better methods for understanding safety and injury rates among its elderly population. (more…)

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Be On Selects comScore validated Campaign Essentials™ (vCE®) for Global Campaign Measurement

Integration of vCE Provides Be On With Holistic View of Digital Campaign Performance

London, UK, September 17, 2013 – comScore, Inc., a global leader in digital measurement and analytics, today announced that branded entertainment platform Be On, a division of AOL Networks, has selected comScore validated Campaign Essentials (vCE) as its global campaign performance measurement platform. comScore vCE is a holistic ad and audience delivery validation solution that provides valuable campaign insights, such as audience verification, brand safety and ad viewability, whilst also offering in-flight campaign reporting and daily alerting for effective campaign management.

“We are delighted that Be On has selected comScore vCE as its digital campaign analytics platform, and look forward to working together to validate and optimise campaign performance on a global scale,” said Scott Joslin, VP International Advertising Effectiveness at comScore. “Our experience is based on analysing thousands of campaigns globally, and we are committed to providing our clients with the most advanced advertising solutions to deliver the campaign insights needed to maximise the value of their digital investments.”  (more…)

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