Archive for February 9, 2010

Jupiter Systems wins CITEM plum

Posted: February 9, 2010 in Tech

Jupiter Systems Inc. received the Best Consumer Application award in the Center for International Trade Expositions and Missions (CITEM) sponsored e-services award.

Jupiter Systems Inc. (JSI) is a Philippine-based IT company dedicated to delivering business solutions for medium to large companies globally. JSI is one of the most experienced software houses in the Philippines and was one of the pioneers of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) in the country. The company has been delivering business solutions for the past 25 years.

The e-Services Awards is open to all Philippine-based IT companies who have successfully developed and marketed new products and services in the Philippines and other foreign countries, as well as individuals with essential achievements and contribution in the field of IT-enabled services.

SAP Chief Quits

Posted: February 9, 2010 in Tech

SAP AG Chief Executive Leo Apotheker resigned as the German software company said it would return to a dual-CEO structure. The company said it had “reached a mutual agreement” with Mr. Apotheker, a 20-year veteran of SAP, not to renew his contract after less than a year as solo chief executive.

Mr. Apotheker was appointed as co-chief executive, alongside Mr. Kagermann in 2008, and became the sole chief executive in May of last year.

IBM launches eight-core Power7 chip

Posted: February 9, 2010 in Tech

IBM announced the new POWER7 systems designed to manage the most demanding emerging applications, ranging from smart electrical grids to real-time analytics for financial markets.

The new systems incorporate a number of industry-unique technologies for the specialized demands of new applications and services that rely on processing an enormous number of concurrent transactions and data while analyzing that information in real time.

Facebook introduces Slideshow

Posted: February 9, 2010 in Tech

Facebook recently made available a new prototype application named Slideshow.

Facebook Slideshow does what it sounds like – you get the ability to watch photo albums in a slideshow.

After you enable this prototype, you get a new option named Play while checking out photos of your friends and relatives. Slideshow enables a “Play” button on Facebook Photo pages which initiates a slideshow of the set of photos you are viewing.