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Worldwide Purpose-Built Backup Appliance (PBBA) Market Experienced 4.1% Decline in the Fourth Quarter of 2016, According to IDC

Worldwide purpose-built backup appliance (PBBA) factory revenues were down 4.1% year over year, totaling $991.8 million in the fourth quarter of 2016 (4Q16), according to the IDC Worldwide Quarterly Purpose-Built Backup Appliance Tracker......»»

Category: softwareSource:  idcMar 16th, 2017

Startup veteran founder/investor Wendy Tan White joins BGF Ventures

 If there are some noticeable gaps in the European venture scene it’s these. The first is there is still a small number of European entrepreneurs who have built products and scaled and exited and then went on to become investors, relative.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News44 min. ago

Tesla expands borrowing capacity as it works to launch Model 3

Tesla boosted its ability to borrow for the second time in about six months, as CEO Elon Musk spends heavily to bring his cheapest electric car yet to market......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News44 min. ago

Facebook in talks to produce original TV-quality shows: report

Social media giant is in talks with Hollywood studios about producing scripted programming, according to a Wall Street Journal report.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated News44 min. ago

Don"t wait for a money transfer in Venmo — just use its debit card

According to a new report, Venmo is testing a physical debit card that would make it easier for people who store money in their Venmo accounts to turn around and use these funds to make purchases at brick and mortar stores. The post Don't wait f.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News2 hr. 52 min. ago

Getac Technology holds rosy outlook for 2H17

Ruggedized computing device maker Getac Technology expects consolidated revenues for the second half of 2017 to grow over 20% from the first half, according to company chairman James Hwang......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News3 hr. 28 min. ago

Foxconn Group to make large investment in Kunshan

The Foxconn Group has signed with the government of Kunshan City, eastern China, for its member companies to set up factories in the city, with total investment estimated at CNY25 billion (US$3.7 billion), according to China-based media reports......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News3 hr. 28 min. ago

Taiwan IC designers at critical juncture

Taiwan’s IC design industry has suffered lackluster business performance in recent years, significantly losing ground in the world market to their rapidly counterparts from China amid strong challenges from mergers and consolidations within the.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News3 hr. 28 min. ago

Episil planning to raise epi-wafer prices

Taiwan-based Episil, which makes silicon epitaxial wafers as well as providing foundry services at its 5- and 6-inch wafer fabs, plans to revise upward its epi-wafer prices to reflect tight supply, according to a report by Taiwan's Central News Agenc.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News3 hr. 28 min. ago

Kinpo Electronics to add 2 factories in the Philippines

Kinpo Electronics will add to its two factories in the Philippines by establishing two more due to increased OEM orders of home-use smart appliances from UK-based Dyson, with one to start production in the third quarter of 2017 and other in the secon.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News3 hr. 28 min. ago

New Maglev Elevator Can Travel Horizontally, Vertically, and Diagonally

An elevator that can move in any direction has been successfully tested by a German company named ThyssenKrupp. An anonymous reader quotes Wired UK: The Multi is the first ropeless lift, built using the same magnetic levitation technology used in Ja.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News4 hr. 27 min. ago

Market Snapshot: Datacenter, 2Q17

This IDC Market Presentation defines the broad datacenter ecosystem and provides examples of representative suppliers in each portion of the market......»»

Category: servicesSource:  idcRelated News4 hr. 43 min. ago

Pandora co-founder and CEO Tim Westergren will step down according to reports

 Panodora’s chief executive and co-founder Tim Westergren intends to hand over the reins at the company, according to a report in Recode citing people familiar with the company’s plans.  Read More.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News7 hr. 27 min. ago

The “last mile” in education and training

 After graduating from college in 1994, I spent a few years at McKinsey & Co. – a young kid in an ill-fitting suit naively but energetically attempting to convince experienced and jaded managers to do their jobs differently. One question t.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News7 hr. 59 min. ago

Binary Capital co-founder Justin Caldbeck quits as Matt Mazzeo steps away from the firm

 Justin Caldbeck, the co-founder of Binary Capital, and Matt Mazzeo, the firm’s newest partner, have both resigned from the venture firm, according to a statement from the firm’s remaining co-founder Jonathan Teo. The statement confi.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News7 hr. 59 min. ago

Ford"s shift of Focus shows shrinking role of small cars

Starting next year, Ford will go about a year without building a single Focus for North America #8212; and the market may not even notice. Slumping sales have turned the car into an imported afterthought......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News7 hr. 59 min. ago

Anthem To Pay $115 Million In The Largest Data Breach Settlement Ever

An anonymous reader quotes CNET: Anthem, the largest health insurance company in the U.S., has agreed to settle a class action lawsuit over a 2015 data breach for a record $115 million, according to lawyers for the plaintiffs. The settlement still ha.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News15 hr. 19 min. ago

Ethereum Exchange Reimburses Customer Losses After "Flash Crash"

An anonymous reader writes: "The price of ethereum crashed as low as 10 cents from around $319 in about a second on the GDAX cryptocurrency exchange on Wednesday," reports CNBC, calling it "a move that is being blamed on a 'multimillion dollar market.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News16 hr. 35 min. ago

There’s a better way to build your startup

 If a startup founder could peer 8 years into the future and see a company that has become the symbol for disruptive culture, one that has raised over $8 billion on a valuation of $67 billion, that has a worldwide presence in hundreds of cities,.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News17 hr. 59 min. ago

Venmo is apparently working on a physical debit card

According to a new report, Venmo is testing a physical debit card that would make it easier for people who store money in their Venmo accounts to turn around and use these funds to make purchases at brick and mortar stores. The post Venmo is apparent.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News18 hr. 28 min. ago

Germany Cracks Down On Illegal Speech On Social Media.

ArmoredDragon writes: German police have raided 36 homes of people accused of using illegal speech on Facebook and Twitter. Much of it was aimed at political speech. According to the article, "Most of the raids concerned politically motivated right-w.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJun 24th, 2017