Technology

Meet sqgl, the new app that lets you send postcards

A team of Harvard Business School students launch app to create and send personalized physical postcards. BOSTON, May 4, 2016 —- For years, postcards were the preferred way to share adventures and experiences with friends and family. But in today’s digital world, the tedious process of finding, stamping, and mailing postcards has been replaced by emails, texts, and social media platforms. A new app out of Harvard Business School, sqgl, aims to recapture the magic of traditional postcards by leveraging modern technology. The app can be downloaded on the app store, and more information about the company can be found on…


Li-Fi Market – by Devices (LED Bulbs, lamps, wireless Devices)

Li-Fi Market – by Devices (LED Bulbs, lamps, wireless Devices); by Applications (Aircraft cabins, Vehicles and Traffic Management, Others); by End-User Industries (Petroleum and Chemical, Aviation, Healthcare, Others) – Forecast to 2021 LONDON, May 2, 2016 —- Li-Fi, basically known as Light Fidelity or 5G Visible Light Communication systems, can be said to be the optimized version of Wi-Fi in modern times. It is basically a wireless optical networking technology which utilizes the light emitting diodes as a medium to enable high–speed communication. Data is transmitted by varying the intensity of LED lights at a rate much higher than what…


Groundbreaking Settlement to End Discrimination Against Blind Uber Riders

BERKELEY, Calif., April 30, 2016 —- In an unprecedented settlement announced today, Uber has agreed to take affirmative steps to prevent discrimination against blind riders who use guide dogs in its transportation network across the United States. The settlement resolves a lawsuit—National Federation of the Blind of California, et al. v. Uber Technologies, Inc.—brought by the National Federation of the Blind, its California affiliate, and individuals who use guide dogs, to ensure that guide-dog users have full and equal access to vehicles in the Uber network. This is the first nationwide class-action settlement of its kind against an app-based transportation network…


Optimum security and uniform management with Tools4ever’s

Lynbrook, NY —- April 20, 2016 – Tools4ever, the market leader in Identity Governance & Administration (IGA), has developed a connector for the Vasco IDENTIKEY Authentication Server. This connector makes it possible to manage user accounts and DIGIPASS tokens automatically in IDENTIKEY with Tools4ever’s Identity Management solution, IAM. For example, the connector enables a DIGIPASS token to be linked automatically to an Active Directory account during a new employee’s intake process. If the employee leaves the organization, the linked DIGIPASS token can then be easily released. Thanks to this connector, organizations using the Vasco IDENTIKEY can manage user accounts and…


Study Reveals What Shoppers Value Most From Mobile Coupons

New York, New York – February 22, 2016 —- MobiSave, a leading mobile couponing system that connects CPG Manufacturers directly to shoppers, has released a study recently conducted by MSW●ARS Research indicating that the ability to take advantage of money saving offers at any retailer and immediate rewards are critical to mobile coupon user adoption. Eighteen hundred grocery shoppers who use, or expressed strong interest in using mobile coupon apps participated in a blind study where participants were asked to rank the importance of key features and rate the usability of the leading mobile receipt-scanning coupon apps. Research indicated that:…


IBM and Cognitiva to Usher in a New Era of Cognitive Computing

MEXICO CITY, Feb. 17, 2016 —- IBM (NYSE: IBM) and GBM Corporation, a leading IT integration company in the Central American and Caribbean region, today announced a strategic partnership to accelerate the use of IBM’s Watson cognitive computing capabilities in Latin America. GBM has created a new company, Cognitiva, for this purpose in the region. Cognitiva will be dedicated to delivering cognitive computing solutions to help clients, specifically in Spanish speaking countries, transform their industries and create data-driven businesses. Cognitiva will collaborate with IBM to bring Watson to the Latin American arena, providing sales, service and support for the localized…


Global Data Center Construction Market Worth US$ 54 Billion

New York, NY, February 07, 2016 —- A new report recently published by Beige Market intelligence titled “Strategic Assessment of the Worldwide Data Center Construction market” by construction (electrical construction, mechanical construction, and general construction), global industry analysis, market size, competitive market share, growth, geographical analysis, technology segmentation, competitive analysis, trends and forecast for 2016-2021 estimates the market to record a total revenue generation of approximately US$ 54 billion by 2021 growing at a CAGR of approximately 5 percent over the period 2016 to 2021. One key factor that is contributing towards the growth of this market is the continual…