Superconducting Circuits, Simplified

Superconducting Circuits, Simplified

Computer chips with superconducting circuits — circuits with zero electrical resistance — would be 50 ...

Superconducting Circuits, Simplified

Superconducting Circuits, Simplified

Computer chips with superconducting circuits — circuits with zero electrical resistance — would be 50 to 100 times as energy-efficient as today’s chips, an attractive trait given the increasing power consumption of the massive data centers that power the Internet’s most popular sites.   Superconducting chips also promise greater processing power: Superconducting circuits that use [...]

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10 Critical Questions Manufacturers Should Ask Before Choosing a Cloud-based ERP Solution

10 Critical Questions Manufacturers Should Ask Before Choosing a Cloud-based ERP Solution

Over the last few years, Software as a Service (SaaS) has become a compelling and credible delivery model for business applications. SaaS, also referred to as “On-Demand” or “Cloud Computing”, eliminates many of the barriers that keep companies from implementing or upgrading their software, and can help you reduce costs. More importantly, it enables you [...]

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Tailored ‘Activity Coaching’ by Smartphone

Tailored ‘Activity Coaching’ by Smartphone

Today’s smartphone user can obtain a lot of data about his or her health, thanks to built-in or separate sensors. Researcher Harm op den Akker of the University of Twente (CTIT Institute) now takes this health monitoring to a higher level. Using the system he developed, the smartphone also acts as an ‘activity coach’: it [...]

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Product Spotlight: 8×8 Virtual Office Suite Review

Product Spotlight: 8×8 Virtual Office Suite Review

Today’s IP phone systems let organizations swap their old PBX for feature-riched VoIP solutions, and choosing a new business phone system is no small task. 8×8′s tagline says: “Get Better Business VoIP”. Does their Virtual Office solution deliver as promised? Read this white paper by our independent technology writer to decide whether 8×8 Virtual Office [...]

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Brain Surgery, by Robot, Through the Cheek

Brain Surgery, by Robot, Through the Cheek

For those most severely affected, treating epilepsy means drilling through the skull deep into the brain to destroy the small area where the seizures originate — invasive, dangerous and with a long recovery period.   Five years ago, a team of Vanderbilt engineers wondered: Is it possible to address epileptic seizures in a less invasive [...]

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Understanding ERP Deployment Choices

Understanding ERP Deployment Choices

Companies now need to evolve quickly, which means being able to move some or all business operations to an existing or new ERP instance quickly and inexpensively, anywhere in the world. Small companies are increasingly likely to become multi-national as emerging markets take on larger roles in revenue growth. Larger companies continue to optimize and [...]

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Future Computers Built from Magnetic ‘Tornadoes’

Magnetic materials form the basis of most hard disc drives as they are able to store data. A team from the University of Sheffield’s Faculty of Engineering have been investigating whether they could also be used to perform calculations, and so take on the role of a computer’s central processing unit (CPU). Lead researcher, Dr [...]

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5 Traits of a Good Phone System

5 Traits of a Good Phone System

The business phone system search can be a complex one… but there are some must-have features that will help you narrow down your search. Our new infographic details the features that really matter for most businesses. Learn about: Presence management Computer telephony integration Disaster recovery And much more… Download Whitepaper

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Ultra-Fast Charging Batteries That Can Be 70% Recharged in Just Two Minutes

Ultra-Fast Charging Batteries That Can Be 70% Recharged in Just Two Minutes

Scientists from Nanyang Technological University (NTU Singapore) have developed a new battery that can be recharged up to 70 per cent in only 2 minutes. The battery will also have a longer lifespan of over 20 years.   Expected to be the next big thing in battery technology, this breakthrough has a wide-ranging impact on [...]

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Improve Scheduling, Production, and Quality Using Cloud ERP

Improve Scheduling, Production, and Quality Using Cloud ERP

The software as a service (SaaS) model of application delivery, more commonly known as ‘cloud deployment’, in which software features are accessed through a Web browser, is an excellent way for manufacturing companies to get the benefits of enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems without the need to build additional IT infrastructure. ERP functionality delivered “from [...]

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