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DALLAS, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Amid the proliferation of real time data from sources such as mobile devices, web, social media, sensors, log files and transactional applications, Big Data has found a host of vertical market applications, ranging from fraud detection to R&D. Photo - "Big Data Market: 2014 – 2020 – Opportunities, Challenges, Strategies, Industry Verticals & Forecasts" Key Findings: In 2014 Big Data vendors will pocket nearly $30 Billion from hardware, software and professional services revenues Big Data investments are further expected to grow at a CAGR of nearly 17% over the next 6 years, eventually accounting for $76 Billion by the end of 2020 The market is ripe for acquisitions of pure-play Big Data startups, as competition heats up between IT incumbents Nearly every large scale IT ven... (more)

Dr. Stephen Woo, President of Samsung Electronics’ Device Solutions, on Innovation

Dr. Stephen Woo Semiconductors are big business. In fact, chips represent $30 billion of Samsung’s estimated $140 billion revenue. Despite their rivalry in smartphones, Apple is Samsung’s largest applications process customer and uses various components, such as semiconductors and display products (see the Quarterly Application Processor Market Share Tracker from Strategy Analytics). “Samsung semiconductor is not fighting against Apple,” said Dr. Stephen Woo, President of Samsung Electronics Device Solutions. “We innovate by maintaining the start-up spirit.” Dr. Woo discussed Samsung’s approach to innovation last week at the HTIA Conference in Jerusalem and will make a similar keynote at CES. After a disastrous M&A experience with California-based AST in 1994, Samsung waited 13 years for its next non-Korean acquisition, the Israeli image sensor company Transchip. ... (more)

Progeniq Launches Universal Version of Accelerated Bioinformatics Data Processing Solutions for Mac OS X

WWDC06, SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 8 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Progeniq today announced a Universal version of its third generation BioBoost bioinformatics data processing accelerator for Mac OS X version 10.4 "Tiger". BioBoost can now harness the power of Intel-based Macs to make commonly used bioinformatics applications, such as Pairwise and Multiple Sequence Alignment, up to 10x-50x faster than a typical processor. "The BioBoost accelerator is a major milestone in bringing new generation computing technologies to the life sciences industry at mass-market cost," said Darran Nathan, Progeniq's Chief Executive Officer. "This is the start of a whole new wave in computing that promises to drastically cut processing time for compute-intensive applications across industries, providing flexible supercomputer-level processing power to end-users at amazingly affordable prices." "A... (more) Launches the Zillow iPhone App

See data on all homes, from anywhere - free application uses GPS to pinpoint location and dynamically update as you walk or drive through a neighborhood SEATTLE, April 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Real estate Web site today announced the launch of the Zillow(R) iPhone App, bringing Zillow's rich data on 88 million U.S. homes to the streets, and into users' hands. Using GPS technology, the Zillow iPhone App pinpoints a user's location on a dynamic map and shows Zestimate(R) values and information on all surrounding homes, moving and updating with the user as he walks or drives through a neighborhood. (Logo: Homeowners, buyers and sellers have researched more than 52 million individual homes on since the site's launch in 2006, which is more than half of all homes in the country. This same data on a... (more)

Arecont Vision Introduces World’s First H.264 10 Megapixel Camera

Arecont Vision, the leading manufacturer of megapixel surveillance cameras, achieves a new technology summit at ASIS 2009 with the introduction of the first 10-megapixel video surveillance camera that incorporates H.264 compression at full resolution. The new AV10005 10 Megapixel Camera offers 3,648 x 2,752-pixel resolution at up to 5 frames per second, and dual H.264 and MJPEG encoding. “Technology leadership is an important part of Arecont Vision's mission. While low-end megapixel cameras can now be assembled from commodity components developed for HD camcorders, higher resolution devices require the use of specialized scalable processors. This new addition to our product line fully leverages our unique MegaVideo® technology and is a testimony to the high level of innovation we bring to the megapixel camera market,” said Dr. Michael Kaplinsky, CEO, Arecont Vision... (more)

'kgb Answers' Mobile Application Debuts on Android and iPhone

NEW YORK, Oct. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- kgb, the global information company behind America's most successful text answer service, kgb 542542, has introduced 'kgb Answers,' a new mobile answer application for the iPhone and Google Android devices (TM). Now available for download in the iPhone App Store and the Google Android Marketplace, the kgb Answers mobile app delivers quick and accurate answers to any question while allowing consumers to take full advantage of the rich capabilities of their smartphones. As with kgb's 542542 text answer service, consumers can still "ask us anything," but with kgb Answers, they can also get answers linked to maps with the ability to save important addresses and phone numbers and share with friends via email, SMS or Facebook. Users can create favorites from among all their answers and see what other people are asking, they can bro... (more)

Vanguard Software Solutions Joins Xilinx Alliance Program as a Supplier of AVC Encoder IP Cores for Broadcast Market

Vanguard Software Solutions, Inc. (VSOFTS), a recognized leader in development of video coding products and technologies, has joined the Xilinx Alliance Program as a supplier of AVC Encoder IP Core solutions. As of the date of this press release, VSOFTS has made available its highly flexible AVC-Intra Encoders and CABAC Encoder/Decoder IP Cores for Xilinx® Virtex® FPGA and Spartan® FPGA-based solutions to Xilinx FPGA customers. These IP Cores are optimized for the Virtex architecture, and designed to provide the highest level Broadcast quality compression in a compact, low power design. “The AVC-Intra format is quickly gaining ground with broadcasters and major OEMs like Apple FinalCut Pro, Thomson Grass Valley and AVID, among many others. The latest VSOFTS offering, AVC-I Encoder IP Core, is highly flexible. It complies with AVC-Intra class50 and class100 specificat... (more)

Auf der MAAWG-Konferenz befassen sich Branchenfachleute mit dem Thema "Endanwenderschutz"

SAN FRANCISCO, January 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Unter Teilnahme einiger der grössten ISPs, E-Mail-Anbieter und Internet-Unternehmen der Branche, befasst sich die MAAWG (Messaging Anti-Abuse Working Group) auf ihrer Februar-Konferenz in San Francisco hauptsächlich mit dem Thema, wie der Endanwender besser vor Spam, Bots und anderen Formen des Online-Missbrauchs geschützt werden kann. Auf der dreitägigen, mehrgleisigen Veranstaltung werden u. a. Fachleute von Google, Mozilla, Microsoft, den grösseren Antiviren-Anbietern, Social-Networking-Anbietern und Anti-Spam-Forschern vortragen. (Logo: Die erste der drei MAAWG-Konferenzen in diesem Jahr findet vom 16. bis zum 18. Februar statt und hat zum Ziel, freie und offene Diskussionen anzuregen und innovative Verfahren auszutauschen, wie der Verbraucher besser geschützt we... (more)

The Recording Academy® and CBS to Launch GRAMMY® Live on and Along with a Mobile App, Giving Music Fans Multi-Screen Experience of Events Leading Up to Music's Biggest Night®

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Feb. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Recording Academy® ( and CBS ( announced the launch of GRAMMY® Live on ( and ( beginning Friday, Feb. 10 at 2 p.m. PT. The GRAMMY Live mobile app (, available now for iPad, iPhone and iPod touch users, provides a complete backstage pass to Music's Biggest Night®. For the third year in a row, music fans worldwide will have unprecedented access to all the VIP and backstage events leading up to and throughout the 54th Annual GRAMMY Awards, airing Sunday, Feb. 12 at 8 – 11:30 p.m. (ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. (Logo: Beginning Friday, Feb. 10 at 2 p.m. PT, and running through Sunday, Feb. 12, GR... (more) Launches Android Version of Tonight-Only Deals® Service for Same-Day Hotel Bookings

NORWALK, Conn., Feb. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- (Nasdaq: PCLN) today announced the launch of an Android version of its Tonight-Only Deals® hotel reservations service that is being bundled into its free Hotel Negotiator® app for Android devices. The service enables last-minute travelers to choose the exact hotels they want for stays the same night at discounts of up to 35% off published prices.  Late last year, launched versions of the Tonight-Only Deals® service for iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch users. Tonight-Only Deals® are available in cities around the country, including Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Denver, Ft. Lauderdale, Honolulu, Houston, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Miami, New Orleans, New York, Phoenix, Portland, San Antonio, San Diego, San Francisco, Santa Fe and Washington, DC. Current Android Hotel Negotiator® app users will need t... (more)

Mobiles Republic franchit l'étape importante de 100 millions de pages consultées chaque mois

Mobiles Republic, un éditeur de premier plan d'applications pour smartphones, tablettes et appareils connectés, annonce aujourd'hui que ses applis gratuites de nouvelles, News Republic, APPY Geek et Glam Life , très prisées, avaient enregistré près d'un million d'utilisateurs actifs et 100 millions de pages consultées au mois de janvier 2012. Cette performance s'inscrit dans le droit fil de la récente annonce faite par la société indiquant que les trois applis ont toutes atteint le Top 10 sur Android Market™. Parallèlement à ces nouvelles, Mobiles Republic annonce que son appli classée en tête APPY Geek destinée aux nouvelles technologiques, est à présent disponible sur Apple iPad™. Précédemment disponible pour iPhone, la tablette Android™ et le portable Android™, cette appli s'est avérée très prisée par les passionnés de technologie, atteignant le top 10 au clas... (more)