Fujitsu and Microsoft collaborate to transform manufacturing processes through IoT innovation


HANOVER, Germany and TOKYO — April 12, 2015 — At the Hannover Messe event, Fujitsu Limited and Microsoft Corp. announced their collaboration to bring innovative operational excellence to manufacturing with the help of Fujitsu devices powered by Windows 8.1 Pro, the Internet of Things (IoT) services of FUJITSU Cloud A5 for Microsoft Azure, and the Fujitsu IoT/M2M (machine-to-machine) platform. Having recognized a solution was needed to optimize processing by both machines and humans, Fujitsu brought Read more [...]

Apple Pay Set to Transform Mobile Payments Starting October 20


CUPERTINO, California―October 16, 2014―Apple® today announced that customers can start making payments with the touch of a finger on Monday, October 20, when Apple Pay™ becomes available in the US. Apple Pay offers an easy, secure and private way to pay using Touch ID™ on iPhone® 6 and iPhone 6 Plus in stores and within apps. Users of the just-announced iPad Air™ 2 and iPad mini™ 3 will be able to use Touch ID on their devices for Apple Pay within apps. The Read more [...]

Apple and IBM Forge Global Partnership to Transform Enterprise Mobility


CUPERTINO, California and ARMONK, New York—July 15, 2014—Apple® and IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced an exclusive partnership that teams the market-leading strengths of each company to transform enterprise mobility through a new class of business apps—bringing IBM’s big data and analytics capabilities to iPhone® and iPad®.The landmark partnership aims to redefine the way work will get done, address key industry mobility challenges and spark true mobile-led business Read more [...]

Big data can transform learning as long as lecturers take control


The collection of data on a large scale has already revolutionised our experience of online shopping. Imagine what it can do for online learningBig data has been eagerly embraced by the business world. Now it's time to look at how it can be used in education. Continue reading... Technology | The Guardian Read more [...]

Netflix holds winning hand as web pioneers try to transform television


The firm that began as a DVD rental service is now producing dramas, and is poised to exploit the online media revolutionNetflix is in with a chance of breaking the internet this weekend. The hugely popular movie streaming company released the second season of the award-winning drama House of Cards on Friday, just as winter storms turned large swaths of America into a nation of stay-at-homes – a combination bound to test the US's creaky broadband infrastructure to its limits.Even Tom Wheeler, chairman Read more [...]

Verizon Partners With Tesco to Transform Global Retail Opportunities


LONDON – Verizon, a leading global technology company, is partnering with Tesco, one of the world’s leading retailers. Verizon is migrating Tesco to a single global network infrastructure, which will underpin Tesco’s ongoing application and infrastructure centralization program. Verizon is providing secure connectivity to link Tesco’s suppliers, partners, customers and colleagues in 12 countries around the globe. Importantly, the new network infrastructure also offers a solid foundation Read more [...]