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  • Nvidia Launches the First of Its Next-Gen Kepler GPUs

    Nvidia is launching the first graphics chips based on the company’s new Kepler architecture, the next-generation offering after the company’s successful Fermi, which hit the market two years ago. Nvidia officials, who announced the new GPUs March 22, touted the Kepler technology’s power efficiency and gaming performance. The first Kepler GPUs—the GeForce GTX 680 and the GeForce GT 600M chips—will focus on gaming desktops and Ultrabooks, which are very thin and light notebooks championed by chip giant Intel. "The Kepler architecture stands as ...

    Posted at March 22, 2012 | By : | Categories : Blog | 0 Comment
  • Apple, RIM, Sony, Others Sued by What Is Left of Silicon Graphics

    Apple, Sony, HTC and other mobile device makers reportedly are being sued for patent infringement by what remains of former Silicon Valley pioneer Silicon Graphics Inc. A longtime maker of massive servers for such environments as high-performance computing, Silicon Graphics was unable to adapt to the changing technology landscape and went bankrupt. The bulk of the business was sold in 2009 to Rackable Systems for $25 million—a small amount for a company that at ...

    Posted at March 27, 2012 | By : | Categories : Blog | 0 Comment
  • BlackBerry Business Users Face Difficult Options if RIM Fails

    BlackBerry Business Users Face Difficult Options if RIM Fails ( Page 1 of 2 )My BlackBerry Bold 9900 has been buzzing since the earliest hours this morning, and it’s continued to buzz with news of Research in Motion’s stunningly steep decline. As I write this, the device rests in my shirt pocket and continues to buzz. The news from RIM is sobering at the very least. In a call with analysts during ...

    Posted at April 2, 2012 | By : | Categories : Blog | 0 Comment
  • HTC Profits Fall 70 Percent, Company Betting on HTC One X, Evo 4G LTE

    HTC, following the April 2011 introduction of the Droid Incredible, was hailed as a newly elite brand in the U.S. smartphone market. Boasting quarter-to-quarter growth of 30 percent, one analyst celebrated it as having gone “from the edge to the cutting edge.” Almost exactly a year later, on the heels of its HTC Evo 4G LTE introduction and HTC One X release, as well as the eve of its fiscal first quarter 2012 results ...

    Posted at April 7, 2012 | By : | Categories : Blog | 1,643 Comments
  • DandB Launches Marketing Platform Hoover’s Optimizer

    Dun Bradstreet launched Hoover’s Optimizer, an add-on module for Hoover’s Online, designed to help small and midsize businesses (SMBs) cleanse and enrich their customer and prospect data to increase return on investment on sales and marketing campaigns. Hoover’s Optimizer combines a self-service program with the DB’s commercial information on more than 205 million businesses worldwide, which helps organizations transform outdated and incomplete customer data into up-to-date information. Aimed at SMB sales and marketing departments, ...

    Posted at April 13, 2012 | By : | Categories : Blog | 0 Comment