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DALLAS, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Amid the proliferation of real time data from sources such as mobile devices, web, social media, sensors, log files and transactional applications, Big Data has found a host of vertical market applications, ranging from fraud detection to R&D. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140821/138541 "Big Data Market: 2014 – 2020 – Opportunities, Challenges, Strategies, Industry Verticals & Forecasts" Key Findings: In 2014 Big Data vendors will pocket nearly $30 Billion from hardware, software and professional services revenues Big Data investments are further expected to grow at a CAGR of nearly 17% over the next 6 years, eventually accounting for $76 Billion by the end of 2020 The market is ripe for acquisitions of pure-play Big Data startups, as competition heats up between IT incumbents Nearly every large scale IT ven... (more)

Microbia Selects ChemOne to Support Aggressive Start-up Growth of Company

Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) solution. ChemOne will provide the foundation for operational efficiency for Microbia's manufacturing and business requirements to prepare them for the launch of their line of naturally derived carotenoids for the food ingredient and nutritional supplement markets. ChemOne is a certified SAP® Business All-in-One solution that is specifically designed for Small to Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in the chemical industry. It accelerates an organization's return on investment by providing fully optimized operational systems to support rapid growth with minimal risk of disruption to the business. "YASH is excited to partner with Microbia on their ERP initiative," comments Kevin Jansen, Executive Vice President of YASH Technologies. "With their aggressive plans for growth, ChemOne will provide the system optimization needed to sustain this ... (more)

Swine Flu Stocks are Seeing Their Largest Pullback Yet

Weekly Digest announced the publication of a special report on investment opportunities in the connection with the H1N1 "Swine Flu" Outbreak, including updated outlooks for Gilead Sciences, Sinovac Biotech, Dynavax Technologies, Hemispherx BioPharma (Amex: HEB), BioCryst Pharmaceuticals and several others. After posting large gains throughout 2009, swine flu stocks are seeing their largest pullback yet. For investors looking to position their portfolios for flu season, there are more ways to trade the flu than ever. Investors have large-cap pharmaceutical plays to choose from, and some of the more volatile, small-cap names have proven the efficacy of their drugs, while others are too far behind in their clinical trials to capitalize on the current pandemic. The report covers these topics and more recent reports: -- Which small-cap swine flu plays have a real chance o... (more)

Forecasting the Future of IT Is Scary

On December 16, 2013, our friends over at Compare the Cloud wrote a blog called “The Day Computing Changed Forever – and We All Missed it.” The blog centered on what the future of the Cloud could hold for society. Ironically enough, the post was published on the same day that Google (pictured below) announced it’s new line of products – four legged military machines. SkyNet anyone? Anyway, in the post our friends over at Compare the Cloud set the stage for what the future of the Cloud and IT in general could look like. From operating in the world via customized avatars, to fitting an entire data center within the space of a few specs of DNA to human clusters providing science with answers beyond current imagination, our friends at Compare the Cloud lay out a very interesting vision for the future. That said, we are going to use this space to, point-by-point, decon... (more)

Global IoT and M2M Market to Hit $450+ Billion by 2019

DALLAS, August 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Internet of Things (IoT) & Machine-to-Machine (M2M) Communication Market is expected to grow from $128.7 billion in 2014 to $498.92 billion in 2019, at an estimated CAGR of 24.42% from 2014 to 2019. "Internet of Things (IoT) & Machine-To-Machine (M2M) Communication Market by Technologies & Platforms (RFID, Sensor Nodes, Gateways, Cloud Management, NFC, CEP, SCADA, ZigBee), M2M Connections, IoT Components - Worldwide Market Forecasts (2014 - 2019)" research report is a March 2014 publication of 224 pages providing global analysis and perspective of the industry. Complete report is available at http://www.rnrmarketresearch.com/internet-of-things-iot-machine-to-machine-m2m-communication-market-by-technologies-platforms-m2m-m2m-connections-m2m-sim-cards-m2m-modules-short-range-cellular-range-satellit-market-report.html . Interne... (more)

Global 3D Printing Market will Reach $8.6 Billion by 2020; 3D Printing Stocks Directory Update

NEW YORK and POINT ROBERTS, Washington, August 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Investorideas.com, (http://www.investorideas.com ) a global news source covering leading sectors including tech, issues an updated directory for 3D Printing stocks for investors following the sector. According to a recent report titled "3D Printing Market (Technologies, Materials, Applications and Geography) - Global Opportunity Analysis and Forecast-2013-2020", the global 3D printing market will reach $8.6 billion by 2020, registering a CAGR of 20.6% from 2014 to 2020. The surge in growth is primarily due to rising demand for faster and more efficient ways to manufacture complex design objects using a wide array of materials. Source:http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20140819005541/en/Research-Markets-Global-3D-Printing-Market-Technology#.U_S5DNhMvcs 3-D Printer Stocks - August 2014  Arcam AB h... (more)

Latin American Stocks Q&A: An Exclusive Interview with Colombia's Trade Commissioner, Alvaro Concha

NEW YORK and POINT ROBERTS, Wash., Aug. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Investorideas.com, (www.investorideas.com) a global news source covering leading sectors including Latin American stocks, issues an exclusive Q&A with Alvaro Concha, Proexport Colombia Trade Commissioner in Canada since 2011. Mr. Concha discusses recent news and events, including an IT forum held in New York in late July, and shares insights into the significance of the anniversary of the Colombia - Canada Free Trade Agreement (FTA). Since the FTA came into effect (August 15, 2011), 434 Colombian companies have exported to Canada for the first time, with the majority coming from manufacturing (41.5 percent), agribusiness (34.8 percent) and apparel (22.8 percent). According to the government's statistics agency, DANE, Proexport Colombia reported record growth in the two countries' trade relationship, with... (more)

Virginia Receives Nearly $1.5 Million to Fund Biotech and Advanced Manufacturing Workforce Project

SALEM, Va., Oct. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Senator George Allen, along with representatives from the Virginia Biotechnology Association, the Virginia Manufacturers Association, and the Training & Development Corporation, announced today receipt of a significant grant from the U.S. Department of Labor. The $1,494,369 grant awarded to the Virginia Biotechnology Association is part of a total $16.8 million nationwide investment by the U.S. Department of Labor for advanced manufacturing job training and economic development. A total of 186 groups applied for funding through the President's High Growth Job Training Initiative. Only 11 were selected to receive awards. The project, which is the only recipient in Virginia, will be co-led by the Virginia Biotechnology Association, the Virginia Manufacturers Association and Training & Development Corporation, and will create a new ... (more)

BioTech Medics Acquires Medical Laser Therapeutics, LLC

DALLAS, TX -- (MARKET WIRE) -- 02/21/07 -- BioTech Medics, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: BTMD) announced today that they have closed on the acquisition of Medical Laser Therapeutics, LLC, a Texas limited liability company, the sole general partner of Medical Laser Therapeutics, LP, a Texas limited partnership; and the majority limited partnership interest in Medical Laser Therapeutics, LP, for cash and restricted stock in BTMD. The purchase of the general partner and the majority limited partnership interest represent a 71.48% interest in Medical Laser Therapeutics, LP. The assets of Medical Laser Therapeutics, LP include 5 Therapeutic Medical Lasers with FDA 510(k) medical device marketing clearance authorization, and various federal, state and local laser manufacturing licenses and/or authorizations. Additionally, the acquisition includes recently concluded medical laser stu... (more)

Hubspan Presents: "Integration as a Service: Are You Connected?"

SEATTLE, WA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- 08/07/07 -- Hubspan, Inc., a leading provider of solutions that connect businesses to their trading partners today announced the availability of a free on-demand webcast titled, "Integration as a Service: Are you connected?" accessible at www.hubspan.com/iaas. In today's competitive environment, it's not enough to have the best products at the best prices, best-in-class organizations are seeking ways to also be the easiest to do business with. Connecting to clients despite differences in business processes and systems through Integration-as-a-Service can drive top line revenue, improve profitability, and increase customer satisfaction This innovative approach to B2B integration allows both large and mid-size companies to quickly, easily, and cost effectively improve the flow of operations within a trading community. In this free on-de... (more)

Reveille Software(TM) Announces New Customers for Its Management Console for EMC(R) Documentum(R)

ATLANTA, Feb. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Reveille Software(TM), provider of the most widely-used experience and performance management (EPM) solution for enterprise content management (ECM) applications, today announced that during the fourth quarter of 2009, the company licensed its Reveille Management Console for Documentum solution to a record number of major US and European organizations. These Reveille customers include a major biotech company, a large government agency, a major airline, a major lender in the United Kingdom, a large insurance company and others. The Reveille Management Console for Documentum provides real-time monitoring of critical end-user transactions, application components and processes for EMC® Documentum®. When a problem condition occurs, the console proactively and automatically sends notifications to support personnel, then diagnoses and ... (more)