Advancements in technical computing from 1980 to the future Anne Fitzpatrick, Ph.D. Broadly speaking, computers have played roles in laboratories since antiquity, from the time astronomers and navigators employed simple calculating technologies to assist with their respective work.
The gap between stand-alone instruments and PCs is closing quickly Tim Dehne Virtual instrumentation in the late 1980s - Over the last two decades, the pace of innovation in computing size, speed, and power have made tremendous advancements.
The movement to the industrial age of science Scott Jenkins, PhD, Devices and Diagnostics Segment Executive, IBM Life Sciences Chemical reactions - In decades past, analytics was the only source for answers.
Tektronix, Inc and KineticSystems Company, LLC have finalized a definitive agreement for KineticSystems to acquire Gage Applied, Inc. from Tektronix, Inc. Gage Applied, Inc will operate under the name Gage Applied Technologies, Inc. The terms of the agreement were not disclosed.
Linux Networx announced its support of the new Intel Itanium processors, the Itanium 2 processor at 1.40 GHz with 1.5MB L3 cache and the Low Voltage Intel Itanium 2 processor at 1.0 GHz with 1.5 MB of L3 cache.
The University of Texas at Austin and IBM Research, based on support from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), will collaborate to produce an adaptive, high-performance microprocessor.
EMC Corporation announced support for Oracle Database 10g with EMC Automated Networked Storage systems and software.
Oracle Corporation has extended its previously announced tender offer for all of the common stock of PeopleSoft, Inc. to midnight EDT on Friday, October 17, 2003. The tender offer was previously set to expire at midnight EDT on Friday, September 19, 2003.
Hewlett-Packard (HP) announced plans to further enable its enterprise infrastructure technologies for grid computing. By leveraging open grid standards, HP plans to help customers simplify the use and management of distributed IT (information technology) resources.
Dell Chairman and CEO Michael Dell designated CGG (Compagnie Generale de Geophysique) as a Dell Center for Research Excellence, citing the company's innovative use of technology in the field of seismic research for oil and gas exploration.
Sun Microsystems announced that Co-Founder and Chief Scientist, Bill Joy, is leaving Sun. Joy joined Sun Microsystems in 1982, the year of its inception. Most recently he has served as the company's chief scientist.
The Alzheimer's Association and Intel Corporation today announced the formation of a consortium to spur development of technologies for the home to help people with Alzheimer's disease.
Roche and Igen International Inc. jointly announced that they have reached definitive agreements to resolve their long-running dispute on the rights to Igen's electrochemiluminescence (ECL) technology used by Roche's diagnostics division.
NextGen Sciences Ltd., a company developing and manufacturing platform technologies for protein research, and LabVantage Solutions, Inc.
GE Medical Systems Information Technologies, the healthcare IT business of General Electric Company, and Triple G Systems Group announced that GE Canada Enterprises Company (GE), a wholly-owned subsidiary of General Electric Company, has completed the acquisition of Triple G.