Staples pilots robotic material handling solution

Office supplies retailer Staples says it is developing a robotic material handling solution for their fulfillment centers, powered by Great Star. The automated robotic storage and retrieval system incorporates two types of...

India’s Escorts Group Is Replacing Its ERP Infrastructure With IBM Hardware

The Escorts Group, an Indian engineering conglomerate, is replacing its existing ERP system infrastructure with a workload-optimized hardware solution from IBM. Escorts is replacing its existing HP PA-RISC servers with IBM Power 750 Express...

3M Debuts Interactive Virtual Presenter

3M will be launching a fully integrated interactive Virtual Presenter in April for automotive dealerships. The company debuted its first fully integrated, interactive Virtual Presenter at the SXSW. Bill Hibbard (Business development manager,...

DOJ Arrest SpyEye Developer

Aleksandr Andreevich Panin, a Russian national also known as “Gribodemon” and “Harderman,” has pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit wire and bank fraud for his role as the primary developer and...

Apple investing $1 billion in new Austin campus

The Cupertino giant is headed over to Texas. Apple has announced a major expansion of its operations in Austin, including an investment of $1 billion to build a new campus in North Austin.

ViaWest Selects GE To Power Data Centers

ViaWest, a colocation provider in North America, has selected GE’s electrical distribution systems to power several of the company’s data centers.

SAP wants to take Qualtrics public

SAP announced its intent to take Qualtrics public through an initial public offering (IPO) in the United States earlier this week.

Cleversafe Raises $55M

Cleversafe has secured $55 million in funding. The investment was led by New Enterprise Associates (NEA), with participation from existing investors, as well as new investor New World Ventures. NEA’s managing...

City of Evansville Selects NetApp Storage Solutions

The City of Evansville has selected NetApp V3240 open storage controllers for its primary data center, replicating to FAS3210 storage systems in its disaster recovery site. The IT team is using key...

Building Resilience In Supply Chains Report Released At Davos

Business and governments are increasingly concerned about the lack of resilience that exists in global supply chains, according to the World Economic Forum’s Building Resilience in Supply Chains report. The report, an...

Microsoft Rolls Out Windows 10 Build 9860

Microsoft is rolling out a new build, Build 9860, for Windows 10. If you have signed up for the Windows Insider Program, the new build will be downloaded as an automatic update. You...

Facebook Messenger crosses 1 billion users

More than a billion people now use Facebook Messenger every month, says the Menlo Park-based social networking site. Facebook debuted Messenger as a stand-alone app two years ago.  Currently, Facebook has averages 989 million...

Seagate Inks Storage, Big Data Contract With Baidu

Seagate has inked a strategic cooperation agreement with Chinese web services firm Baidu, in the areas of low-cost online storage, archiving and Big Data analysis. Under the agreement, Baidu will give priority...

Expedia To Begin Selling Airline Branded Fares

Online travel site Expedia  will begin offering users the ability to search for and purchase branded fares from airlines in 2015. Expedia has partnered with global distribution system company Amadeus for the...

Mozilla awards $385,000 to Open Source projects as part of ‘Mission Partners’

Mozilla has awarded $380,000 to various open source projects as part of the 'Mission Partners' award of the Mozilla Open Source Support (MOSS) continuing program. The program has a budget of $1.25 million...