All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Software’

Purdue University Professor Fixes Major Flaw In 3D Printing

3D printing has come a long way since its humble roots over 20 years ago. The technology has become affordable and people are starting to make some really awesome objects with the technology. Unfortunately, it’s still hampered by a few setbacks. A major flaw is that some objects just don’t have the strength to stay together. Purdue University professor Bedrich …

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Pixar Releases Open SubDiv On An Open Source License

Most people can probably agree that Pixar is one of the most influential animation studios of all time. Their films have been not only critical and commercial hits, but important to the progression of animation technology as well. The technology Pixar uses in their films is some of the most impressive in the business. Now you can use it yourself …

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Steam Isn’t Just For Games Anymore

Valve and their Steam service have become synonymous with digital distribution. There are other players who are trying to break into the downloadable PC game market, but nobody has been able to take on Steam just yet. With Steam’s next move, it will take those competitors even longer to catch up. Valve announced today that Steam is going to begin …

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You Will Be Able To Resell Your Steam Games… In Europe

One of the major problems I find myself in after a Steam sale is that I bought a lot of games that I just don’t really want. I partially blame myself, but some of those games have achievements which I can use to win other games. It would be a bit better if I could offload some of those digital …

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IBM Completes Acquisition of Vivisimo

In late April, we reported on the intention of IBM to acquire Vivisimo, a software designer focused on data analytics and data management software. Although the financial terms still have not been revealed, IBM announced earlier this morning, the acquisition is complete. The partnership of IBM and Vivisimo furthers IBM’s big data initiatives to help clients analyze a larger volume, …

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Matt Cutts On The Hardware & Software That Power Googlebot

Google uploaded a new Webmaster Help video from Matt Cutts, which addresses a question about the hardware/server-side software that powers a typical Googlebot server. “So one of the secrets of Google is that rather than employing these mainframe machines, this heavy iron, big iron kind of stuff, if you were to go into a Google data center and look at …

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IBM: New Software Helps Enterprises with Mobile & Cloud Computing

During the recent IBM Impact 2012 Conference, the company made several announcements. Among them were the company’s introductions of new software systems primarily focused on mobile and cloud computing.

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New Software System Simulates Weather Conditions for Fuel Pipelines

By the year 2020, thousands of kilometers of new grids will be operating in Germany to permit even more extensive use of power from renewable sources. However, these new “smart grids” also come with increased complexity, costs and vulnerability. Fraunhofer researchers developed new software that can be used to analyze and optimize transport grids for electricity, gas and water even …

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Dell To Acquire SonicWall, Pending Regulatory Approval

Dell is acquiring security company and firewall-builder SonicWall. Dell says the company’s next-gen and Unified Threat Management (UTM) firewalls will help it bolster its security solutions portfolio. “We are building a strategic software portfolio to address the needs of our customers with key assets in the fast-growing and highly profitable IT security solutions business,” says John Swainson, President of Dell’s …

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Software That Senses Human Emotions

Emotion-sensing computer software that models and responds to students’ cognitive and emotional states – including frustration and boredom – has been developed by University of Notre Dame Assistant Professor of Psychology Sidney D’Mello and colleagues from the University of Memphis and Massachusetts Institute of Technology. D’Mello also is a concurrent assistant professor of computer science and engineering. The new technology, …

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Lexmark Acquires Brainware Parent BDGB Enterprise

Lexmark announced that it has acquired BDGB Enterprise, a software company based in Luxembourg, which includes Brainware, a U.S. subsidiary. The price tag: $148 million. Brainware, which provides data capture and enterprise search solutions, will become part of Lexmark’s Perceptive Software business unit. Brainware CEO Carl Mergele will stay with the company, and report to Scott Coons, Perceptive Software’s president …

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Data Promises New Technology May Help You Lose Your Reading Glasses

It’s not often you hear about a new technology product that has so far had 100% positive results and this one promises excellent eye saving news for all those currently using reading glasses who would like to lose them . A study recently published in Scientific Reports showed that a new technology product actually helped the participants suffering from Presbyopia …

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