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The story behind the fall of Apple shares

December 19, 2012 |

A fall of about 25 % is noticed in the share price of Apple since the highest recorded price set by it three months ago. The U.S analysts have lowered the price targets for this U. S. Giant in the last few days.

Android Smartphones continue to be at the top compared to the Apples iOS. The ratio is nearly 1:7. This had made the matter worse for Apple.

In the concepts of medium term, Apple has the potential to shine back in its price and image, while in short term concepts, the view of analysts and investors are Apple is losing its bite.

With the launch of the iPhone the price went higher up to $ 702.10 but as soon as the freshness faded the price fall down to the $ 500 mark. December 17th saw the worse when the price fell below the psychological mark of $ 500. The prices climbed that very … Read More

Backup Software for Hedge Funds

December 6, 2012 |

All businesses in this technology driven world are subject to the potential disaster of data loss. Organizations that work with other people’s money, like hedge funds and banks, have to be particularly guarded against cyber attacks.

Remember how easy it was for Bane to rip off the Gotham stock exchange in The Dark Knight Rises? That scenario isn’t too far removed from real life, minus the psychopathic masked assassin. Due to the nature of the money that hedge funds manage (pensions, university endowments etc.), they must be particularly mindful of potential attacks and data loss; in the hedge fund game one mistake could mean the loss of millions of dollars. As a result, hedge funds have had to move toward many diffuse and layered forms of digital security. Backup software is always a good idea for people who hold sensitive information, and an essential safeguard for organizations that work in the digital transfer of money.

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Most Companies Are Expanding Cloud Computing Skills: Survey

November 19, 2012 |

By: Patrick Burke

 

Patrick Burke is a writer and editor based in the greater New York area and occasionally blogs for Rackspace Hosting.

Cloud computing is being embraced by companies both large and small, and those potential employees with skill sets that include cloud know-how are, accordingly, growing in demand, a study released by CompTIA, the IT vendor industry association, reveals.

The increased use of cloud computing by small, fledgling businesses and established enterprises means changes in job descriptions, and a need for vendors and enterprises to reconsider the type of working relationships they have, according to the CompTIA study of 500 IT and business professionals.

More than three out of five companies report they are adding new types of skill sets to their IT departments to keep up with growing cloud requirements. Skills now in demand include private cloud developers and administrators, departmental liaisons, integration specialists, cloud architects, and compliance specialists, the report states.  … Read More

7 Benefits of 4G Wireless Internet

October 2, 2012 |

4G is better known as the fourth generation of wireless internet communications. While it is still relatively new, you have the opportunity to experience the benefits of the technology through an affordable http://clearwirelessinternet.net package. Competitors might tell customers that 4G isn’t much better than 3G—it is important to know that these same businesses only say this because they don’t have 4G capabilities just yet. Before you make the smart switch to 4G internet, understand just seven of the benefits of this great technology first.

Fast Downloading

The primary benefit of 4G is the speed. It can run at 100 megabits per second. Plus, 4G is up to ten times faster than the typical 3G connection. Overall, this gives you the ability to download whatever you want from the Internet, all at a fast rate. As a 4G user, you can anticipate no more pauses of freezes during connectivity.

Large File Shares

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The Race for Communication: Man and Machine

September 5, 2012 |

During the oil boom of the 1970’s, West Texas oil production companies and gas processors depended on telecommunications equipment to monitor remote pump stations. If a unit lost power in the wee hours of the morning, an auto dialer called an operator at a 24-hour answering service. The operator then called someone to trek out to the field and correct the problem. As technology improved and live operators were replaced by automated systems with alarming speed, telephone lines were used to page repair technicians and send digital notes to doctors after hours. With the stunning speed of technology and innovative new products today, people are scarcely needed to facilitate machine-to-machine conversation or repairs—however, humans may rely more on machines to speak to other humans.

With the upcoming election in November, U.S. residents are probably seeing an uptake in the number of prerecorded voice mail messages they receive from political survey takers and pollsters. Hurricane season … Read More

Three Chicago Conferences to Maximize Your Marketing Success in 2012

August 1, 2012 |

The economy hasn’t been ideal for any industry this past year, and marketing in particular has taken a huge hit that has put many strategists into crunch mode to perfect their approaches and surpass their increasingly competitive peers.

Fortunately, there are a growing number of conferences in the U.S. to help professionals increase their knowledge and sharpen their skills to keep up with technological growth and new marketing opportunities. Chicago is a popular choice for many upcoming events, which means that professionals wondering what to do in Chicago can begin enhancing their careers in just a few short days. Professionals looking to attend some of the most rewarding conferences planned this year should consider the following.

1. Cloud Connect Chicago Conference

Cloud Connect has experienced tremendous growth in the Silicon Valley, but this year they’re heading east to offer inspiration to professionals beyond the coast. When you take advantage of this year’s Cloud Connect Chicago … Read More

Branding Interactions

July 24, 2012 |

As powerful and pervasive as smartphones like the Google Droid Nexus One and the iPhone seem to be, believe it or not, Americans overall still prefer their predecessor feature phones. While the popularity of smartphones is definitely on the rise, more U.S. users still have feature phones in their hands than smartphones. Some examples of popular feature phones include the Sony Ericsson Elm, the Verizon LG Cosmos, Accolade and enV Touch and the Samsung Monte.

With all the hype and accolades circulating for smartphones, how can this be? How is it that people are still choosing the previous generation of phones instead of the loaded, cutting-edge smartphones?

The reasons for this seem to boil down to cost and simplicity. At this time, feature phones are still cheaper than smartphones, sometimes significantly so. Although the smartphones do, indeed, come loaded with features as well as the capacity for even more features, this can be intimidating to … Read More

Feature Phones: The Nearly Forgotten Workhorses of the Cellular World

May 21, 2012 |

Smartphones, like the iPhone, the Blackberry and the various phones of the Android platform, have become incredibly popular, with recent statistics showing smartphone user stats beating feature phone user stats in the U.S. today. Many users praise the abilities of their phone, listing it as one of the top reasons that they own a smartphone at all. The assumption, however, that only smartphones can go on the Internet and perform helpful actions beyond phone calls is actually not true: The feature phones being made today are actually quite powerful and capable and you may not need a smartphone to get the features you want. Keep reading to learn some amazing things that you never suspected a feature phone could do!

Browsing the Web — No Smartphone Required

Today’s feature phones are able to browse the Internet in many cases. For example, the Nokia 112 and 110 both allow for Web surfing through the Nokia Browser. This browser uses … Read More

LG Display Slashes Investment Plan

August 29, 2011 |

Flat-panel maker LG Display Co. on Monday bargain its basic amount ambition for 2012 to a three-year low, the most recent adumbration that appeal for flat-screen TVs and claimed computers is set to abide apathetic for some time to come.

The world’s second-largest liquid-crystal-display maker by acquirement afterwards Samsung Electronics Co. additionally said it has no affairs to body a fresh liquid-crystal-display branch in 2012, absorption balance accumulation in the flat-panel industry.

LG Display said it will absorb about 3 abundance won ($2.8 billion) on accessories abutting year, bottomward about 33% from its revised account for this year. A ages ago the aggregation cut this year’s capital-spending account to about 4.5 abundance won from 5.5 abundance won.

The account for 2012 is the everyman back LG Display spent 2.9 abundance won in 2009, during the all-around bread-and-butter recession.

Flat-panel makers accept been announcement abrupt avalanche in advantage as appeal for TVs and claimed computers sags, … Read More

Amazon Offers Prime Video Service in U.S

February 22, 2011 |

Amazon started offering streaming content to its prime members free of cost. The launch of the service had been rumoured for about a month now, and now that the release is official, it is available only in the U.S. With more than 5000 titles to choose from, a single click on the “Prime instant video” button would let users to select their interest. The service features a large number of movies including recent ones together with a lot of TV shows. However,one will have to “rent” or “buy” certain foreign movies like ‘The Girl Who Kicked The Hornet’s Nest’ and more to be able to download. With a reasonably good broadband connection,the streaming movies and shows are expected to work well owing to lack of commercials. The Amazon Prime membership is priced at $79 per year and the service is available only to paid Prime members. Hence, free membership premium members will have to stay … Read More

Acer re-entering the U.S. server market

February 21, 2011 |

Acer has released a line of servers and storage products for the U.S market. With the aim of reinvesting in the market, the fourth top PC-maker in the states will now manufacture server products using third party makers. Acer earlier had a strong hold in the server market which had diminished in recent years. Now, the re-launch aims to increase the support and service capabilities Acer has with a better supply of services.

Acer has re-entered the market with network attached storage products,a tower rack, blade system, and specific cloud computing devices. To be sold through channel partners, these systems will range from $721 for a tower to $10,499 for storage.To add-on, Acer will be providing ‘option kits’ which are additional memory, hard drives and other components.

Proposing to build and deliver services that have better performance, the re-launch of Acer in the server domain in the U.S economy is significant. This time,however, Acer … Read More

Sony debuts Music Unlimited in US

February 17, 2011 |

Sony announced debut of  the music streaming device,Music Unlimited in U.S, Australia and New Zealand. The service is available on Sony devices like PlayStation 3, Blu- ray Disc player,personal computers and Bravia televisions. The service will also be offered on Android smart phones using an iOs app to be released soon.

Sony Music Entertainment together with partners Universal Music Group, EMI Music and Warner Music Group Corp plays the lead role in Music Unlimited and offers a song base of over six million. Music Unlimited was earlier available in countries like U.K,Italy and Germany, to name a few.

Music Unlimited will have its basic membership providing an interactive radio experience for $3.99 per month and a premium service for $9.99 per month. The later gives subscribers on-demand access to the library and the ability to manage music through play lists. Sony also  features a  service that will scan the local library and play lists … Read More

Acer unveils 23.6- inch GN245HQ monitor with HDMI 3D

February 10, 2011 |

Acer is in again with the world’s first 3D monitor. This 23.6- inch GN245HQ can support the HDMI 3D solution from NVIDIA. Users have two options to get 3D content. They can either get it through NVIDIA’s HDMI 3D connectivity or through DVI-DL. The specific feature of this GN245HQ is that it comes with active shutter 3D glasses in the box that work with the display’s built-in IR emitter.

As for the information about the specs this sleek monitor of full HD(1,920 x 1,080) packs together a 2ms response time, 16:9 aspect ratio, 120Hz refresh rate and a 1,000,000:1 contrast ratio. It also has LED- backlighting that contributes to saving power up to 68% approximately.

There has been no word about the launch in the U.S but this Acer product will appear in the U.K market in mid-March. It is expected to carry a price tag of £419.99($675).

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