One agrochemical producer made immediate improvements by replacing existing pH electrodes with Endress+Hauser Memosens pH electrodes with Teflon reference junctions . Migrating an agrochemical producer’s existing installed base of pH analyzers to Endress+Hauser’s Memosens and Liquiline technology platforms increased pH data reliability, decreased downtime, and increased production.
Explosive growth in the mobile workforce has led to increasing attention paid to the security of mobile data and devices. Mobile data security is most effective when implemented in a series of layers: installing smart firewalls, deploying anti-virus software, and using encrypted connections. True mobile security doesn’t stop at devices and software. It relies just as much on the actions of end users. This means companies must instill a culture of security within their organizations. Doing this requires well thought-out policies and procedures designed to encourage and enforce smart and safe business practices. This paper will provide advice, best practices, and insight on how to create security and management policies for a wireless workforce.
Matrox (Montreal, QC) recently announced the launch of the Matrox Extio F2408, the company’s latest remote graphics solution. It is designed to separate as many as four high-resolution displays plus USB heyboard, mouse, and other HIDs from the host system by as much as 3,280 feet of fiber-optic cable.
COSTA MESA, Calif. – SYSPRO, a leading provider of visionary, pragmatic ERP software, today announced that SYSPRO 6.1, the newest release of SYSPRO ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) software, has been named a finalist for the prestigious KMWorld Promise Award. The Promise Award is given to the organization that is “delivering the promise to its customers by providing innovative technology solutions for implementing and integrating knowledge management practices into their business processes .
LONDON (AP) — The first Apple computer — together with a letter signed by Apple Inc. CEO Steve Jobs to the original owner — will be sold at a London auction this month. Described by Christie's as a "historic relic," the Apple-1 was introduced in 1976 and sold without a casing, power supply, keyboard or monitor.
NEW YORK (AP) — Caterpillar Inc., the world's largest construction and mining equipment maker, said Monday it has agreed to buy Bucyrus International Inc. for $7.6 billion, aiming its sights on rapid growth in emerging markets. Bucyrus, which is based in South Milwaukee, Wis., makes surface mining equipment used for mining coal, copper, iron ore, oil sands and other minerals.
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Intel, the big chip maker, says it will raise its dividend by 15 percent and reaffirms that it is headed for its best year. The move provides a counterpoint to the weak quarterly sales forecast from network gear maker Cisco Systems Inc. this week, which has weighed on stocks as a negative sign for the economy.
LONDON (AP) -- Rolls Royce Group PLC edged back from the brink Friday as investors accepted its assurances that a problem with its engines for the world's largest airliner was isolated and being repaired. But the crisis appears far from over for the world's second-largest civil aircraft engine manufacturer.
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Belden Inc., an electronics components maker, said Thursday it agreed to buy Thomas & Betts Corp.'s communications products business for $78 million in cash. Memphis, Tenn.-based Thomas & Betts said the communications products business is part of its electric segment.
DETROIT (AP) — Among the banks helping General Motors with its initial public stock offering next week are two identified by initials only: ICBC and CICC. Americans uncomfortable with U.S. government ownership of General Motors may want to hear more: One of those banks is the Industrial and Commercial Bank of China, one of China's four big central government banks.
With one IT department in five spending more than half its time and resources on routine updates, maintenance and administration of existing systems, it is not surprising that top business objectives such as business process improvements, reducing enterprise costs, increasing the use of information/analytics, improving workforce effectiveness and attracting new customers end up sitting on the back burner. When money is tight, smart decision-making can turn early investments in change and improvement into big savings later by reducing the long-term burden of routine maintenance. Hosted security services (also known as cloud computing, Software-as-a-Service or SaaS) are a good example of such an investment and the subject of this paper.
Some businesses feel that platform-based product development focuses too much on the science and stifles the creative process. However, companies that have embraced this practice say there has been no pinch on creativity. A couple months ago, this column explored how food and beverage (F&B) companies can corral complexity through product, raw material, and supplier rationalization Now we will look at another effort central to any strategic initiative aimed at reducing complexity and its associated costs: platform-based product development.
CINCINNATI, Ohio – Advantech, a global embedded computing leader providing embedded platform solutions across multiple vertical markets, announced it will spend NTD$ 93 million in cash to acquire 100% shares of ACA Digital Corporation. ACA Digital Corporation is a Taiwan-based company founded in 2005.
There are three main tax reform measures the U.S is looking at implementing in order to achieve economic growth and deficit reduction. The government wants to simplify the tax code, reduce the income tax rate for individuals and business, and reduce the number of tax breaks. Will these measures end up making a difference? If you're having trouble watching this video, try downloading the latest version of Flash Player or contacting your IT department.
Energy reduction and efficiency have become major initiatives for original equipment manufacturers looking to cut costs and improve machine performance. Schneider Electric now offers MachineStruxure, the latest addition to the company’s comprehensive EcoStruxure energy management architecture portfolio.