2015: Moving to the Era of Integration

In the world of technology nothing stands still. Today, we frequently see new mobile and computing devices come to market offering a whole host of innovations, while IT gathers and manages unprecedented and incomprehensible volumes of data from a plethora of everyday objects.

 

The rapid pace of innovation we’ve seen across all IT will continue into 2015 to usher in the Era of Integration; a time when technology and computational power will no longer be an adjunct to our daily lives, but an integral, immersive and all-encompassing part.And the AsiaPacific and Japan region will lead the way.

By Naveed Siraj, Country Manager, Intel Pakistan

Mobilink and OLX extend their collaboration to Offer Free Internet

Mobilink and OLX, Pakistan’s number one marketplace for used goods, have extended their partnership to provide free mobile browsing of all OLX website variants and applications over Mobilink’s network. As part of this collaboration all Mobilink prepaid customers will be able to enjoy unlimited free access to largest online market place through OLX Mobile applications over Mobilink network.

Microsoft and HEC meet to review progress on Education Alliance

 Microsoft and Higher Education Commission (HEC) of Pakistan held a meeting in Islamabad, to review progress on the  “Education Alliance”. This initiative has been launched by Microsoft and HEC to provide access to Microsoft software, improve  technical skills, trainings, infrastructure & cloud services programs to university students and faculty members all over  Pakistan. The benefits of this program are available to about 156 public and private sector universities across Pakistan

Samsung Electronics Big Data Solution, No. 1 in Sort Benchmark

New Samsung sorting engine, DeepSort, shatters previous data processing record.
Commercialization planned for Samsung Electronics software services and mobile apps.
Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd., today announced its record-breaking sorting engine, DeepSort, finished No. 1 in this year’s Sort Benchmark competition, often known as the “World Cup” of data sorting. The competition, which pitted Samsung against other major technology companies and research institutions, saw Samsung’s DeepSort analyze and reorganize 3.7TB of data in 60 seconds, more than doubling the previous record of 1.5TB in the MinuteSort benchmark, an industry benchmark on the amount of data a system can sort through in a minute.