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No business is earthquake proof, but these six rules can get you back on track after the shaking

Silicon Valley should be prepared for more earthquakes like the one that shook Napa Sunday, as the region has experienced an unusually quiet period of seismicity in the current century, according to Greg Beroza, a Stanford University geophysics professor. And while all natural disasters carry a certain level of unpredictability, business owners and managers can … 
Updated: 13 hours ago

Seagate's Intel Rangeley NAS Pro 4-bay Review

Seagate recently rebooted their NAS offerings, completely revamping their 2013 Business Storage lineup and dropping that software platform altogether. In its place, they adopted a Debian-based offering, NAS OS, development of which was started by LaCie prior to their acquisition by Seagate. In their 2014 lineup, Seagate has two classes of products, the NAS and … 
Updated: 16 hours ago

VMware's high-wire balancing act: EVO might drag us ALL down

Get it right, EMC, or there'll be STORAGE CIVIL WAR. Mark my words Comment  In the battle for the software-defined data centre, one of VMware's challenges is how to deliver software-defined/controlled storage without screwing up parent EMC's hardware-based storage revenues.…  … 
Updated: 1 day ago

Why College Freshmen Need To Major In LinkedIn

If you're a college student or a parent of one, take note. Finding a job upon graduation starts on day 1 as a Freshman. And the tool that makes it easy and productive is LinkedIn. Learn how to use LinkedIn to establish your professional career while you're still in school.  … 
Updated: 1 day ago

Wine + Tech: Measuring The ROI Of Digital Media

ROI for wine brands is no longer slippery or elusive. In this first of a series, we look at two very different case studies -- from Constellation Brands and Cornerstone Cellars -- on wine ROI for digital media.  … 
Updated: 2 days ago

NAND, DRAM 3D-transition roadmaps

 IC Insights has done its best to encapsulate the latest information from DRAM and NAND vendors to provide a roadmap for the transition to finer geometry processes and to multi-layered memories.  … 
Updated: 2 days ago

Battery-powered water splitter promises emissions-free fuel cells

 Researchers at Stanford University have used an ordinary AAA battery to produce hydrogen by water electrolysis at room temperature to power a low-cost, emissions-free fuel cell.  … 
Updated: 2 days ago

Infineon denies paying too much for International Rectifier

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Infineon brushed off concern that it was spending too much to buy U.S.-based International Rectifier, saying the deal promised a wealth of benefits for the German chipmaker.  … 
Updated: 6 days ago

Forward Concepts Wireless/DSP Newsletter 7-15-2013

Nokia Goes Bold with Lumia 1020  … 
Updated: 1 year ago

Metro Denver unemployment unchaged at 5.2% in July, down 1.5 points from 2013

Metro Denver's unemployment rate stood at 5.2 percent in July, unchanged from June but down 1.5 percentage points from July 2013's 6.7 percent jobless rate, the U.S.  … 
Updated: 12 hours ago

Qualcomm Faces EU Antitrust Probe – Report

European regulators may investigate Qualcomm, which is already battling a similar probe in China  … 
Updated: 13 hours ago

Dot Hill Systems to Present at Three Investor Conferences in September 2014

Dot Hill Systems to Present at Three Investor Conferences in September 2014  … 
Updated: 14 hours ago

Lockheed Martin To Establish Space Debris Tracking Site

Partners With Australian Company To Set Up The Facility In Western Australia Under a new strategic cooperation agreement, Lockheed Martin and Electro Optic Systems Pty Ltd are developing a new space object tracking site in Western Australia that will paint a more detailed picture of space debris for both government and commercial customers.  … 
Updated: 14 hours ago

Broadcom Announces WICED Sense to Grow Internet of Things Applications

Broadcom Announces WICED Sense to Grow Internet of Things Applications  … 
Updated: 15 hours ago

Seagate's Intel Rangeley NAS Pro 4-bay Review

Seagate recently rebooted their NAS offerings, completely revamping their 2013 Business Storage lineup and dropping that software platform altogether. In its place, they adopted a Debian-based offering, NAS OS, development of which was started by LaCie prior to their acquisition by Seagate. In their 2014 lineup, Seagate has two classes of products, the NAS and … 
Updated: 16 hours ago

AMD Set To Announce New FX Processors

During the 30 Years of Graphics & Gaming Innovation celebration on the weekend, AMD took the opportunity to announce several new models of FX Processors that will be coming to market soon. The new models announced are the FX-8320E, the FX-8370, and the FX-8370E. The E at the end represents a lower TDP than … 
Updated: 1 day ago

Couragent Set to Raise Growth Capital ...

Couragent Set to Raise Growth Capital With Nation’s First Legal Investment Crowdfunding Deal  The Mobile Scanner Manufacturer’s Registered SCOR Offering Open to Consumer Investors in Five States  … 
Updated: 1 year ago

Metro Denver unemployment unchaged at 5.2% in July, down 1.5 points from 2013

Metro Denver's unemployment rate stood at 5.2 percent in July, unchanged from June but down 1.5 percentage points from July 2013's 6.7 percent jobless rate, the U.S.  … 
Updated: 12 hours ago

Qualcomm Faces EU Antitrust Probe – Report

European regulators may investigate Qualcomm, which is already battling a similar probe in China  … 
Updated: 13 hours ago

Paris Museum Highlights History & Beauty of Technology

The Musee des Arts et Metiers in Paris should delight every engineer. It's focused on materials, mechanics, and scientific instruments, and how technological advances have been applied to the development of energy, transportation, construction, and communication systems.  … 
Updated: 2 days ago

Metro Denver unemployment unchaged at 5.2% in July, down 1.5 points from 2013

Metro Denver's unemployment rate stood at 5.2 percent in July, unchanged from June but down 1.5 percentage points from July 2013's 6.7 percent jobless rate, the U.S.  … 
Updated: 12 hours ago

Qualcomm Faces EU Antitrust Probe – Report

European regulators may investigate Qualcomm, which is already battling a similar probe in China  … 
Updated: 13 hours ago

Broadcom Announces WICED Sense to Grow Internet of Things Applications

Broadcom Announces WICED Sense to Grow Internet of Things Applications  … 
Updated: 15 hours ago

Lockheed Martin To Establish Space Debris Tracking Site

Partners With Australian Company To Set Up The Facility In Western Australia Under a new strategic cooperation agreement, Lockheed Martin and Electro Optic Systems Pty Ltd are developing a new space object tracking site in Western Australia that will paint a more detailed picture of space debris for both government and commercial customers.  … 
Updated: 14 hours ago

BAE Systems develops 'smart skin' for aircraft

 Defense and aerospace company BAE Systems plc is working on a project to give aircraft a "skin" of sensors to enable detection of airflow, damage as well as the monitor the more distant environment.  … 
Updated: 16 hours ago

Roche to pay rich $8.3B price for one-drug InterMune

Roche — the Swiss parent of Genentech Inc. — will buy Brisbane’s InterMune Inc. for $8.3 billion, according to a deal disclosed Sunday. The $74-per-share, all-cash deal really is no surprise.  … 
Updated: 2 days ago

Infineon denies paying too much for International Rectifier

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Infineon brushed off concern that it was spending too much to buy U.S.-based International Rectifier, saying the deal promised a wealth of benefits for the German chipmaker.  … 
Updated: 6 days ago