Italy and energy efficiency

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Italy is second in the world for energy efficiency, a strong result that makes our country a guide in the world: this is what emerges from the latest world rankings energy efficiency compiled by the no-profit ACEEE (American Council for Energy-Efficient Economy). The report analyzes and ranks the 16 largest economies in the world based on […]

Ericsson acquires MetraTech

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Ericsson has reached an agreement for the acquisition of the American MetraTech Corp., a company that provides solutions for the purchase, payment and billing based on metadata, adaptable to different business models and industries. The company will extend its billing solutions for the enterprise market in transport and utilities; the acquisition will include the transfer […]

IBM tip on IT security, acquisition CrossIdeas

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IBM has announced the completion of its acquisition of CrossIdeas, a company specializing in software and security solutions. In the light of increasing government regulation and new security threats become more sophisticated, companies require innovative solutions to provide greater transparency and information on operational risks. Headquartered in Rome, CrossIdeas helps business organizations to manage identities and access […]

Electricity: by 2018 the 25% will be green

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The report by the International Energy Agency (IEA-International Energy Agency) “Medium-Term Renewable Energy Market Trends Report” reveals that in 2018 the 25% of global electricity production and one-tenth of the heat demand will come from renewable sources. Important numbers, which is mainly due to the contribution will come from emerging countries (especially China). Between 2012 and […]

Ceeds: the human brain and Big Data

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Data is everywhere, can be produced by humans or generated by machines, such as sensors that collect climate information, satellite images, digital photos and videos, recordings of purchasing operations, GPS signals.  However, to date represent a challenge: the datasets are huge and difficult to process, requiring new tools, ideas and infrastructure. Every minute the world […]

MIT: furniture comes to life

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From the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) comes a new PARTICULAR vision of that could be the furniture of the future: the project is called “Transform” and promises to change the shape and the ‘sense’ of your furniture, consisting of components able to change shape and, ultimately, to transform their appearance.  Development have dealt with […]