HIE (Highlands and Islands Enterprise) has announced the appointment of Tim Hurst as MD of WES
(Wave Energy Scotland) set up in 2014 as a subsidiary of HIE has a budget of £14.3m until the end of the financial year in 2016. WES aims to support and accelerate the development of wave energy technology through a series of competitive technology calls.
Glasgow based software company Linknode urges that its new mobile device app can help architects and planners better estimate visual impacts of wind farms and accordingly allow them to make more efficient and hopefully less scenic damaging decisions.
Cloud robotics, involves the integration of cloud computing technology in robots, is gaining global prominence. End users begin to recognise this novel concept benefits, using the Internet to augment a robot’s capabilities, off-loading computation and providing services on demand. Set to make future robots more productive and efficient, the concept's diverse requirements of end users cn be met with no compromise to the quality of services.
AMAT (Applied Materials Inc) and (TEL) Tokyo Electron Limited BCA Business Combination Agreement (BCA) has been terminated, after the U.S. DoJ (Department of Justice) advised that the coordinated remedy proposal submitted to all regulators would not be sufficient to replace the competition lost from the merger. Accordingly both have determined that there is no realistic prospect for the completion of the merger.
Over the last decade, DDoS attacks have proliferated, possibly becoming the primary threat for every website or web application. The ultimate goal is to bring down sites by flooding them with fake requests, usually from multiple locations.
Back in 2011 the proposal was that MOD should fund security hackers. Now in 2015 Edinburgh Napier University is to update Conan Doyle with Digital Sherlocks, as it becomes home to a new international crime-busting team targeting sophisticated online criminals. The experts in computer security will gather at Edinburgh Napier University on Wednesday for the launch of the ICA (International Cyber Academy) in The Glassroom (below) at Edinburgh Napier’s Merchiston campus.
Crofters should fill in their subsidy claims using pen and paper to avoid potential delays, according to Shetland MSP Tavish Scott who noted that the Scottish government’s new computer system for processing claims was well over-budget and did not work properly.
IR (Integrated Research) corporate HQ located in Sydney, Australia, with offices in the USA, UK, Germany and Singapore has acquired the US based IQ Services business. This it is claimed provides IR with a number of strategically significant growth opportunitiesin existing markets and new allied markets:
Offering you spring, Mayday, amazing art approaches, not to mention some intriguing music to help enjoy your spring holiday weekend. Gaberlunzie moans about the cold and would welcome some more sun, but the forget-me-nots are out and summer has to arrive sometime or other!! And the British Museum throws the slant on the creative art of sunshine Australia!! Oh and three cheers, Google gets its sense of humour back!
The 11th release of OpenStack delivers stable core of compute, storage and networking services to foster an ecosystem of innovation and is now available for download, marking a turning point for the open source project with contributions from nearly 1,500 developers and 169 organisations worldwide. As the core of platforms mature, focus turns to interoperability in the market, raising the bar for driver compatibility, and extending the platform to fit workloads with bare metal and containers.
Classical music is hard to define in specific terms, but it is generally understood to be music rooted in Western European traditions, performed by trained musicians in formal settings like concert halls, opera houses, and churches. Key emphasis is the faithful interpretation of composers' written scores. Classical music's roots however lie in the chant melodies of Medieval religious rites.
Business needs fast and reliable internet connections for globally connection and both Conservative and Labour manifestos recognise tthis with both offering some idea as to what policies affecting the telecoms market they would pursue after 7 May.
A must read: “451 Research Cloud Price Index” private edition finds VMware, Red Hat and Microsoft are currently better value than OpenStack distributions for total cost of ownership hanging on that key component - the open stack engineer !
Aberdeenshire and Scandinavia may yet enjoy a £2billion power link creating some 200 new jobs is the NorthConnect scheme that would carry electricity generated in Scotland and Norway both ways to meet demand.
The "Daily Mail" has enthused about blast-off as early as 2018 and Glasgow’s Prestwick airport should be the “location of choice” to host the UK’s first spaceport, due to its “world class aerospace hub” and expertise in the sector, Holyrood has heard from MSP John Scott.
ARM in the acquisition game and added Wicentric, a Bluetooth Smart stack and profile provider together with SMD (Sunrise Micro Devices), a provider of sub-one volt Bluetooth radio IP (intellectual property). Terms of the agreements were not disclosed.
The EmoSPARK Cube is the first AI ( artificial intelligence) console to be powered by you. Learning from you and your family, the Cube interacts on a conversational level and takes note of your feelings and reactions to audio and visual media. It learns to like what you like, and with your guidance will recognise what makes you happy.
"ForArgyll "and "Daily Express" both posit that the clearest possible sign of the United Kingdom government now expecting an early exit of Scotland from the Union, has been the Ministry of Defence evaluation group visiting Gibraltar in January.
On the heels of that rarity, remote working, comes another set of findings, using the (ONS) Office for National Statistics showing that commuting journeys are on the increase and that the average British worker is spending over eleven weeks a year commuting.
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