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TrendForce Reports Prices of Lithium-Ion Battery Cells Enters a Slow Climb; Supply of Polymer Cells Remains Tight

25 Oct

The latest lithium-ion battery market report from EnergyTrend, a division of TrendForce, finds that the price upswing for battery cells has started to moderate since this third quarter. Although the price of cobalt reached a new high for the recent years during the third quarter, prices of battery cells have been climbing more slowly after the large hikes in the second quarter. The overall price increase in the battery cell market is anticipated to be even smaller for this fourth quarter. (more…)

Introducing the BLACK+DECKER Smart Dog Collar for the Pet You Love

24 Oct

BLACK+DECKER, global brand leader in power tools, outdoor yard care equipment, and home products, announces the addition of Wagz, Inc. as a new partner in its licensing program. (more…)

Video Sheds Light on How Supercomputers Are Unraveling the Mystery of the Most Fascinating Computer of All—the Human Brain

20 Oct

As the power of supercomputers gallops ahead, high performance computing experts are working hard to create new computing capacities and models to amplify our understanding of the most primal computer—the human brain. (more…)

ISARA, Utimaco collaborate on successful quantum-safe HSM tests

19 Oct

ISARA Corporation, the leading provider of security solutions for the quantum computing age, and Utimaco Inc., a worldwide provider of cybersecurity solutions, announced that they successfully ran quantum-safe hash, lattice and multivariate-based digital signature algorithms for a Hardware Security Module (HSM) in initial laboratory testing. (more…)

ASTRO Gaming A20 Wireless Headset Now Available

18 Oct

ASTRO Gaming, a leader in premium video gaming equipment, unveiled the latest entry into its new line of essentially featured gaming headsets with the launch of the studio’s ASTRO A20 Wireless Headset. (more…)

Carrier-1 Adds Private Data Center Suites

12 Oct

Carrier-1 announces private, purpose-built, dedicated suites within their large, fault-tolerant, wholesale colocation building in Dallas, Texas. Within the same 106,866 square foot facility, current and prospective tenants may now lease a private, customized data center suite starting with 1,000 square feet. (more…)

QuanticMind Secures $20M in Funding to Launch a New Era of Marketing Powered by Data Science and Machine Learning

12 Oct

QuanticMind, the data platform for intelligent marketing, today announced that it is raising a $20M Series B funding round led by veteran venture firm Foundation Capital, with additional participation from Safeguard Scientifics (NYSE:SFE) and Cervin Ventures. (more…)

SAIC Announces Teaming Agreement with ST Kinetics and CMI Defence to Develop Ground Combat Vehicle Prototype

11 Oct

Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC) announced that it will compete to rapidly develop combat vehicle prototypes to meet the U.S. Army’s need as part of the Mobile Protected Firepower (MPF) program. SAIC, together with ST Kinetics and CMI Defence, will develop and integrate a vehicle that offers the Army an innovative solution that provides infantry forces access to combat environments in 21st century operations. (more…)

Iron Mountain to Acquire Data Center Operations outside US

10 Oct

Iron Mountain Incorporated, the global leader in storage and information management services, has announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire two Credit Suisse data centers in London and Singapore, which would expand its data center business internationally. As part of the $100 million transaction, Credit Suisse will enter into a long-term lease with Iron Mountain to maintain their existing data center operations. (more…)

YinzCam, Kansas City Chiefs Launch Refreshing Augmented Reality Promotion

6 Oct

Kansas City Chiefs fans have an entertaining new way to celebrate their team’s history this season thanks to an augmented reality promotion created in collaboration with YinzCam, the mobile app and AR developer based in Pittsburgh. (more…)