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Nokia Lumia 1020 Photos, Specs + Videos Before Reveal : Zoom Reinvented Event #NYC

Nokia Lumia 1020 Photos, Specs + Videos Before Reveal : Zoom Reinvented Event #NYC

Nokia’s Zoom Reinvented event in New York is set to start any minute now.  But even before the curtain lifts, the big reveal has been spoiled by numerous leaks all over the internet. Windows Phone Central has published the full specifications of the Nokia Lumia 1020 whoch features 4.5 inch AMOLED WXGA (1280 x 768) 2.5D sculpted glass Gorilla Glass 3, PureMotion HD+ ClearBlack, High Brightness Mode, Sunlight readability, Super sensitive touch for nail and glove usage, 1.5 Ghz dual-core Snapdragon, 2GB RAM, 32GB internal user memory, 7GB Skydrive cloud storage, Windows Phone 8 OS, but the standout feature is the... more »
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IBM Storage Sales Chief Says Flash is Driving Value Beyond IT

Enterprise adoption of flash is accelerating due to an exponential rise in data volumes, IBM vice president of global storage sales Sebastian Krause told SiliconAngle founder John Furrier and Wikibon’s Dave Vellante at Edge 2013. He hopped into theCube between keynotes to discuss the state of the market and outline IBM’s billion dollar vision for solid-state memory. Krause highlights that his firm’s customers are replacing their traditional disk systems with flash for a variety of reasons: to conserve space, reduce power requirements, and boost application performance. He goes on to say that IBM’s storage game plan is based on four pillars: tailoring... more »
Visualizing "The Startup Universe"

Visualizing "The Startup Universe"

There's literally thousands of startups brewing down in Silicon Valley and other tech hubs of the world, and thousands more are set to emerge as we move through the digital age.  Makes you wonder, how do all of these startups actually, well, get started? Who gave them the backing to land up where they are today? And what kind of relationships do these startups have with others? Identifying a need to dissect the world of startups, data visualization maestros Visual.ly set out to create “The Startup Universe,” an interactive map that would allow users to examine the relationship of all Silicon... more »
LIVE: Dropbox DBX Announcement Heats-Up Cloud Market

LIVE: Dropbox DBX Announcement Heats-Up Cloud Market

Updated with full video - see below. Welcome to NewsDesk on SiliconANGLE TV for Thursday July 11, 2013. Dropbox’s DBX developers conference took place yesterday, Here to discuss the topic is Wikibon Co-Founder and CTO, David Floyer. See live feed below or visit youtube.com/siliconangle to watch on-demand. On this morning's episode, we welcome back Kristin as she interviews David Floyer about the Dropbox DBX developer's conference. We'll discuss the upcoming plans for the cloud-storage giant, and how they intend on becoming the "always on" hard drive for both consumer and enterprise environments. David will also report some announcements directly from the conference. On top of all of that, we'll... more »
PC Shipments Slump Again As Lenovo Skips Past HP

PC Shipments Slump Again As Lenovo Skips Past HP

Things are going from bad to worse for OEMs in the PC industry, which has reportedly entered the longest slump in its history with a 10.9% decline in shipments over the last quarter. Altogether, the research firm Gartner reports that global PC shipments have fallen to just 76 million units for the second quarter of 2013. The decline has affected all five of the world's biggest PC vendors, not one of whom managed to record any growth. Even the star performer Lenovo, which up until now had always managed to buck the trend, finally saw its total global shipments fall. On... more »
Mr. Watson I Want To See You

Mr. Watson I Want To See You

It was just over 16 years ago IBM showed the skill and talent of their engineers when they pitted their super-computer, Deep Blue, against then world champion Garry Kasparov in a chess match. While not without some controversy, IBM and Deep Blue’s win was regarded as a major step forward in compute power. The real-world application of a chess master computer, however, was fairly limited. Deep Blue, had it not been dismantled and shipped for display at both the Smithsonian Institution and the Computer History Museum, would be very proud of its progeny in Watson. You might know Watson as the... more »
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Finding A Signal Amidst The Noise

In our continuing series providing overviews of some of the key presentations scheduled for next week’s MIT Chief Development Officer Information Quality Symposium to be held in Cambridge, Massachusetts, we are taking a look at a presentation offered by David Hay and Tom Redman. Hay is the President of Essential Strategies, Inc. and Redman is President of Havasink Enterprises. This joint presentation is entitled ‘Channels of Information and Financial Regulation’. The session will highlight the necessity for corporate managers or regulators to achieve and maintain an understanding of communications and feedback loops so that they might more adeptly adapt and change... more »
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ServiceNow Nabs Performance Analytics Firm Mirror42

ServiceNow announced this week that it has bolstered its cloud-based IT service management (ITSM) platform with the acquisition of Mirror42, a Dutch startup that specializes in performance tracking. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed, but ServiceNow promised to release more details in conjunction with its second quarter earnings call on July 31. Mirror42’s flagship service offers dashboards for monitoring key performance indicators (KPIs). The solution features a wide range of data visualization capabilities, including predictive modeling and the ability to produce scoreboards that show IT and business performance. It also supports Android and iOS, and packs a crowd-sourced library of over... more »
Oculus Rift: The Virtual Reality Glasses that Will Change the Video Game World

Oculus Rift: The Virtual Reality Glasses that Will Change the Video Game World

Do you remember the Virtual Boy? Virtual Boy was Nintendo’s failed attempt to bring virtual reality (VR) into the living room? The Virtual Boy was not exactly a success. However, it’s been almost twenty years since it was published, so it is time for a new attempt. The technology wasn’t ready at that time. Even if they did everything perfectly, they couldn’t possibly make a VR device that made consumers happy. It’s only in the past couple years that it has become possible to make a VR device that is low-cost and high-performance. Virtual reality is one of the characteristics that... more »
DropBox Unveils New Platform at DBX Conference

DropBox Unveils New Platform at DBX Conference

One of the highlights at DBX, Dropbox’s first ever developer conference, was the launch of the Dropbox platform" a suite of tools for building apps that allows effortless access to hundreds of millions of Dropbox clients across all location and devices. While the cloud storage service of Dropbox is a fundamental component to the platform, it also syncs settings, contacts, to-do list and such! Mailbox, Shuttershock, and Yahoo Mail are among the first few to use the new set of tools! The Dropbox platform has new features on top of existing ones: native Chooser for iOS and Android enables users to... more »

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