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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 - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140821/138541 "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)

Amazon Silk, le premier navigateur Cloud

Bravo, Amazon, pour innover en permanence ! Les nouveaux Kindle Mercredi 28 septembre, Amazon a fait des annonces importantes ; les plus visuelles sont ben sur les quatre nouveaux objets mobiles annoncés : trois nouveaux Kindle, à des prix de plus en plus compétitifs et surtout sa première tablette Android, Kindle fire. Kindle fire sera disponible avant les fêtes de fin d’année, le 15 novembre, et les précommandes sont déjà possibles, mais seulement aux USA pour le moment. Outre ses performances, c’est bien sur le prix qui a fait l’effet d’une bombe dans l’univers des tablettes : $ 199. Jeff Bezos, le fondateur d’Amazon, prévoit d’en vendre plusieurs millions d’unités, et il devrait réussir rapidement son pari. Entre le haut de gamme Apple, avec iPad, et le Kindle fire au rapport prix/performances exceptionnel, il va être très difficile aux tablettes concurrentes... (more)

Army award $10B IDIQ, How to protect HIPAA in the cloud and more

By RyanKamauff Here are the top cyber stories and news of the day. Army awards 20 companies a spot on $10 billion IDIQ - The US Army awarded 20 companies a spot on the Global Tactical Advanced Communications Systems contract. This five-year contract is worth $10B total. There is a small-business set-aside for task-orders totaling $4.5M or less. Via FedScoop, more here. How to Prevent Spear Phishing Attacks - eSecurity Planet has some tips on how to avoid spear phishing attacks. These tips include training, but also a service known as Phishme. Via eSecurity Planet, more here. GAO: Agencies not implementing OMB geospatial procedures - The GAO said in a recent report that federal department and agencies are not following the procedures OMB outlined for coordinating investments in geospatial data. A 2012 Department of the Interior estimates that the federal government... (more)

RemotePlay App Makes Mobile Sharing Easier Than Ever

This is neat: A new app called RemotePlay makes it easy to beam photos, music, videos and even documents from your mobile device to other devices in the same network. RemotePlay’s Android version launched on on Google Play Thursday, and an iOS version is close to being launched as well. I had a chance to try both versions this week, and liked what I saw. Especially RemotePlay’s ability to bridge the divide between Android and iOS is impressive. RemotePlay’s local group sharing features are intriguing as well: Want to show everyone in your home network the same photo or all your coworkers the same document? Then just share it with the RemotePlay app, and you’ll even be able to close it on their machines when you’re done talking about it. Read the full story at Giga OM. ... (more)

Coremetrics Poll Finds Marketers Unable to Track, Justify Online Advertising Programs

SAN MATEO, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 04/27/09 -- News Summary Coremetrics, the leading provider of online marketing and business optimization solutions, recently polled more than 100 marketers from large to midsize online retail companies about their ability to track and justify their display and Web 2.0 campaigns. -- 52% said they were either not sure, somewhat skeptical or completely unconvinced display advertising and/or Web 2.0 initiatives justify their cost -- 49% said it was somewhat difficult to impossible to justify display advertising and Web 2.0 budgets to their management team -- 68% said it was somewhat to very difficult to collect and combine performance data from multiple sources (web analytics, display ad network, behavioral targeting network) Quotes John Squire, chief strategy officer, Coremetrics "With fewer dollars to spend, marketers are under incr... (more)

Preachers Coffee Inc. Announces Joint Venture Agreement With Modern Energy Corp. With Preachers' Agricultural Development Interest in the Philippines

TAMPA, FL -- (Marketwire) -- 09/08/09 -- Preachers Coffee, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: PRCF) (PINKSHEETS: PCIO) and MODERN ENERGY CORP. (PINKSHEETS: MDRG) and (FRANKFURT: ME2C) announced the signing of a Joint Venture Agreement on the Technical Management and Operating Contract of a 36,103 Acres of Agricultural and Forest Land which is under a Community-Based Forest Management Agreement (CBFMA) of the Government of the Philippines, in partnership with the Manobo Indigenous Community Cooperative on Mindanao island in the Philippines. The Joint Venture Agreement has a 25 Year CBFMA Contract and an indefinite extension since it was appropriated in an Ancestral Domain Land Management for the Manobo Indigenous Communities. The Manobo Indigenous Communities has the Ancestral Domain Rights to the land and their Community Cooperative was for purposes of Agricultural and Forest Managem... (more)

Tigo Energy Named a Global Cleantech 100 Clean Technology Company

LOS GATOS, Calif., Sept. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Tigo Energy, (www.tigoenergy.com), the solar company whose unique technology significantly increases efficiency in photovoltaic solar installations, announced today it has been named a Global Cleantech 100 company by Guardian News and Media and Cleantech Group(TM), LLC, providers of leading research, events and advisory services for the cleantech ecosystem. The Global Cleantech 100 is the first ever list highlighting the most promising private clean technology companies around the world. Supported by the Carbon Trust, the Global Cleantech 100 recognizes companies at the forefront of cleantech innovation offering solutions to some of the world's most pressing environmental challenges. The final list represents the collective opinion of hundreds of leading experts from cleantech innovation and venture capital companies ... (more)

Keynote Mobile Application Perspective (MAP) 4.0 Breaks New Ground in Mobile Monitoring – Includes a Fully Integrated Real WebKit Mobile Browser Engine, the De Facto Standard for Smartphone Web Browsing

Keynote® Systems (Nasdaq:KEYN), the global leader in on-demand mobile and Internet test & measurement solutions for continuously improving the online experience, today announced Keynote Mobile Application Perspective® (MAP) 4.0, a new version of the company’s cost-effective on-demand service for real-time monitoring from the end user perspective of content by emulating over 1,600 mobile devices. Keynote MAP 4.0 introduces ground-breaking features to the mobile quality test, measurement and monitoring market -- including a fully integrated WebKit mobile browser engine -- allowing content providers to monitor rich Internet applications and services from ANY mobile device using two connection options: ‘MAP over Air’ and ‘MAP over Network.’ The integration of the WebKit browser engine into MAP 4.0 expands its mobile monitoring capability beyond simple WAP content and S... (more)

Cadan Appoints New Director

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwire) -- 12/29/09 -- CADAN RESOURCES CORPORATION (TSX VENTURE: CXD)(FRANKFURT: A0MZ25) ("Cadan" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that Mr Robert Gordon Butchart has been appointed as a Director to the Company. Mr. Butchart, currently a consultant to Cadan, has been instrumental in the Company's progression from largely an explorer to an emerging gold-silver producer at its T'Boli mine which, on current schedule, is targeted for late January 2010. Later in 2010, the Company proposes to produce copper-gold from its Comval copper-gold project - commencing with the Tagpura porphyry skarn. Mr Butchart has been involved in the mining industry for more than 25 years. He has owned and operated exploration companies and drilling rigs in Australia and overseas, has been heavily involved in heap leaching operations and narrow vein u... (more)

iPass Reports Fourth Quarter and Full-Year 2011 Results

REDWOOD SHORES, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 02/16/12 -- iPass Inc. (NASDAQ: IPAS), a leading provider of mobility services for enterprises and service providers, reported financial results for the fourth quarter of 2011 and the year ended December 31, 2011. "We delivered significant progress with our Open Mobile Platform in Q4, driving solid results and strengthening our position going into 2012," said Evan Kaplan, president and CEO of iPass. "We exited 2011 with more than 300 enterprise customers and more than 230,000 paying users on our Open Mobile Platform. In addition, we expanded our market-leading position in Wi-Fi, adding several strategic carrier partners to our Open Mobile Exchange. We're continuing to enhance our strategic value by leveraging our unique set of mobility assets as we head into 2012." "Strong Open Mobile user traction drove a fourth consecutive qua... (more)

Hydra Affords HSBC a More Strategic Approach to Search Marketing

LONDON, February 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Hydra, a provider of Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) marketing technology, today announces that HSBChas selected Hydra's One Platform to help it become more closely aligned to Greenlight, the agency HSBC uses for various elements of its search marketing activity. This recent development has provided the bank with a new level of strategic guidance and direction. HSBC and Hydra have been working together to discover ways that the bank can increase the effectiveness of its Search Marketing activity.With the implementation of The One Platform from Hydra, the bank is able to easily and quickly source and define an enhanced keyword set extending its reach and enabling a more strategic approach. By deploying Hydra's One Platform, HSBC has been able to see its Search Marketing effort in a level of detail not previously possible. Hydra c... (more)