As the deadline for submissions for the Data Journalism competition from the Global Editors Network closed this month with 523 applications, (winners to be announced in June) Cardiff University announces it is to introduce a Computational Journalism Master's degree in September in a bid to supply the industry more journalists with coding abilities.
Dynamic businesses are at the forefront of global M&A reveals the Grant Thornton IBR (International Business Report) with global M&A activity rising from this time last year, as dynamic businesses leading the way. Leaders of the world's most progressive businesses have always viewed acquisitions as an important means to supplement and boost their existing operations especially in the acquisition of know-how people.
Oracle's acquisition of BlueKai announced in February is predicted as its big growth opportunity in NoSQL Despite the positives of a NoSQL database, the technology is young. NoSQL databases not gained traction with big enterprise clients despite enormous prospects for developers, because the maturity of relational database technology is so well suited to its workloads.
Recently published independent research shows overwhelming interest among IT professionals in on-premises solutions for OFS (online file sharing ) and collaboration, rather than public cloud-based methods designed for consumers and that have previously been the only option.
Gaberlunzie who loves search engines was sent a press release that declares the launch of the world’s first 3D search engine Squify.com that aims to usher in a new era of search, powered by people, not by corporations! And he's been having fun with carousels ever since.
Intel Corporation and Cloudera enter a broad strategic technology and business collaboration, with a significant equity investment from Intel to make it Cloudera's largest strategic shareholder (which includes Google) and a member of its board of directors.
Alas poor HECToR! EPSRC's rented supercomputer has had its plugs pulled, the units packed and it is en route home to the USA, as pride of place is given to the purchased upstart, ARCHER, Cray's XC30 hardware, Intel Xeon E5-2600v2 processor series boasting ground breaking performance, scalability, and, most critical, maximised energy efficiency.
Outbreaks of salmon louse during smolt migration reduces the survival rate of the smolt and means that salmon spend longer at sea before returning to spawn as shown in a comprehensive collaborative study between Uni Research and the Norwegian Institute of Marine Research.
While whist was a pleasurable game, Gaberlunzie could never quite take to Bridge and Culbertson bidding. However, he was brought up on strict rules with advice to "Remember the man on the embankment" So he's unbelievably aghast to see that the English Bridge Union has failed to reclaim VAT on tournament fees, when a tribunal ruled that bridge was a game rather than a sport.
Scientist-entrepreneurs from Berlin complement their web application by native apps for mobile devices operating under Android and iOS. Notes, photos, annotations and sketches recorded with the labfolder mobile app are seamlessly transferred into the digital lab notebook.
In the online era, access to electronic content has never been easier yet the ability to discover academic information on specific places or topics is still hindered by current search technologies that rely only on keywords, topics, text, and authors – such a late 1800's concepts of cataloging and searching!!
A £155 million fund for a national network of Quantum Technology Hubs that exploit quantum physics properties to develop quantum technologies - with the view to eventual application - has been opened for bids by the EPSRC (Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council). Between £10-20 million a Hub will be available, complemented by a £75 million fund for capital investment across the network.
Red squirrels living on the Scottish island of Arran refuge are fighting fit, say experts who are monitoring the population in a bid to help save the species. A scientists' survey finds the animals to be in excellent health and showing few signs of disease.
Recently Compass.co released results from a survey that showed that 73% of startup founders make less than $50k per year. Entrepreneurs worldwide have been talking about it ever since. To answer some of the many questions posed, Compass went back to its data to extract some more answers.
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