AOptix Unveils First Wireless Transport Product To Deliver Fiber-like Performance

Campbell, California (November 6, 2013) – AOptix (www.aoptix.com), a technology innovation company transforming wireless communications, today announced the worldwide availability of its new Intellimax family of products. Designed for telecommunication service providers, enterprises and government organizations, AOptix Intellimax delivers multi gigabits of capacity at long distances with carrier-grade availability.

Over the last several years, rapid . . . → Read More: AOptix Unveils First Wireless Transport Product To Deliver Fiber-like Performance

Cisco Completes Acquisition of Composite Software

SAN JOSE, Calif. – July 30, 2013 – Cisco today announced it has completed the acquisition of privately held Composite Software, Inc., a market leader in data virtualization software and services. Headquartered in San Mateo, Calif., Composite provides software technology that connects many types of data from across the network and makes it appear as . . . → Read More: Cisco Completes Acquisition of Composite Software

Rubicon Project Debuts New, Private Marketplace For Mobile Ads

Los Angeles-based real-time ad marketplace operator Rubicon Project said today that it has launched a new product, letting publishers create their own private marketplaces for mobile ad inventory. The company said the new offering allows publishers and buyers to find and negotiate premium inventory, making it simpler for sellers to package their premium inventory, for . . . → Read More: Rubicon Project Debuts New, Private Marketplace For Mobile Ads

Cisco to Acquire Composite Software

Expands Cisco Services Portfolio with Data Virtualization Software and Services

June 20, 2013 – Cisco today announced its intent to acquire privately held Composite Software, Inc., a market leader in data virtualization software and services. Headquartered in San Mateo, Calif., Composite provides software technology that connects many types of data from across the network and . . . → Read More: Cisco Announces Intent to Acquire Composite Software

How to turn your phone into a biometric scanning machine

Smartphones are powerful tools, and with the right apps and accessories, they can become even more so. A California-based tech company has launched a tool that turns a regular iPhone 4 or 4S into a powerful biometrics scanning tool. AOptix has unveiled its app and a wrap-around device for turning the smartphone into a portable . . . → Read More: How to turn your phone into a biometric scanning machine

THE “SMALL” WORLD OF “BIG” DATA

By Sumant Mandal

I just returned from DLD (Digital-Life-Design) Munich, a conference that brings together social leaders, scientists, entrepreneurs, investors, artists and creatives from around the world. The theme of this year’s conference was “big data”.

Interestingly, most of the speakers were not only from the US, but actually live in California (so much for . . . → Read More: THE “SMALL” WORLD OF “BIG” DATA