[4 Jan 2010 | No Comment | ]
Technology.am (Jan 04, 2010) — Samsung Electronics has announced a joint venture to utilize RealD’s 3D display technology in its TVs, a move that could assist to widen RealD’s business from theaters today to the home tomorrow.
“Together, we are dedicated to enhancing the TV viewing experience with the finest that 3D technology can offer including immersive, lifelike depth and a new realm of color clarity,” Dongho Shin, senior vice president of Samsung Electronics’ Visual Display Division, said in a statement.
3D display technology today is usually restricted to first-class movie theater …
[15 Dec 2009 | No Comment | ]
Technology.am (Dec 15, 2009) — India’s second-largest software services exporter, Infosys Technologies, has announced the opening of a completely owned subsidiary in Brazil.
The first development center of the subsidiary situated in Belo Horizonte, the third largest metropolitan region in Brazil after Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo, will present Infosys’ absolute group of services to Brazilian clients and Brazilian subsidiaries of worldwide customers.
Infosys has been present in the Latin American market ever since the establishment of the company’s Mexican subsidiary — Infosys Technologies S De R.L. De CV, in 2007. …
[8 Dec 2009 | No Comment | ]
Technology.am (Dec. 08, 2009) — Seagate is making a delayed although potentially market-changing entry into the solid-state drives marketplace. Solid-state drives are usually quicker than hard-disk drives, predominantly at retrieving data, and have won restricted approval in the laptop market. Seagate, though, is targeting the more profitable and potentially larger server market and will contend with likes of Intel, Micron Technology, Samsung, and STEC.
Seagate’s first round in the market is the latest Pulsar drive, which is planned for blade computers and general server applications and offers up to 200 gigabytes …
[8 Dec 2009 | One Comment | ]
Technology.am (Dec. 08, 2009) — Google is taking authorized action to end companies from supposedly using the search giant’s name to trap public into paying for supposed work-at-home kits advertised online and in e-mails.
The company filed a court case on Monday in federal court in Salt Lake City in opposition to Pacific WebWorks and other, unidentified defendants alleging trademark infringement and dilution, unjust competition, federal cyber piracy, and infringement of customer sales practices. The lawsuit can be amended to include the names of further defendants as they are exposed.
“This action …
[8 Dec 2009 | No Comment | ]
Technology.am (Dec. 08, 2009) — Hewlett-Packard plans to improve its sales force to carry on winning clients and gets better the way it pitches computers and associated services to corporations, Executive Vice President Ann Livermore said.
The company will employ from services firms and in addition aim chief information officers with sales skills, Livermore said in an interview at Bloomberg’s headquarters in New York today. The company has over 24,000 salespeople, a 50 percent increase from four years ago.
Livermore oversees a unit that account for 47 percent of Hewlett-Packard’s revenue and …
[7 Dec 2009 | One Comment | ]
Technology.am (Dec. 07, 2009) — With Best Buy opening and launching its physical stores in the UK shortly, could the Amazon online giant get set to open up a store too; is it setting up a walk-in store too? All this can sound pretty foolish to us, taking into consideration it’s doing so well by now without the enormous overheads a central London store would bring.
The Sunday Times has reported that Amazon’s at present looking for “bricks-and-mortar stores” to open up in, optimistically adding to its $59.1 billion value. Somewhere …
[5 Dec 2009 | No Comment | ]
Technology.am (Dec. 05, 2009) — A latest study in the journal Sleep shows that dream-enacting behaviors are widespread in hale and hearty young adults, and the occurrence of precise behaviors differs among men and women.
Results point out that 98 percent of subjects (486/495) reported experiencing one of seven subtypes of dream-enacting behavior as a minimum “rarely” in the previous year. The most rampant behavior subtype was “fear,” with 93 percent reporting that they had felt signs of fear in their body after awakening from a scary dream. Seventy-eight percent reported …
[3 Dec 2009 | No Comment | ]
Technology.am (Dec. 03, 2009) — The Humane Society of the United States and retailer Lord & Taylor have reached an agreement in a court case filed previous year alleging that a number of of the nation’s leading department stores and fashion designers have frequently affianced in bogus promotion and mislabeling of fur garments. Pursuant to the agreement, Lord & Taylor will end all exploit of raccoon dog fur ( a canine species frequently skinned alive in China ), and will alter its publicity and garment labeling practices so that shoppers …
[30 Nov 2009 | One Comment | ]
Technology.am (Nov. 30, 2009) — About 10,000 people die of cancer annually due to delayed diagnoses, according to the government’s cancer tsar. The number is two times the earlier approximate for avertable deaths. Prof Mike Richards revised his estimation after studying the three deadliest forms of the ailment – lung, bowel and breast cancer.
“These delays in patients presenting with symptoms and cancer being diagnosed at a delayed stage unavoidably cost lives. The circumstances are objectionable,” Prof Richards told the Guardian.
Fresh efforts are intended to alert the public about the signs …