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Chicago digital lab to be officially announced by Obama – ABC7Chicago.com

Posted: Tuesday, February 25, 2014

   February 25, 2014 (CHICAGO) (WLS) — News that a national, digital manufacturing laboratory will be built in Chicago offers hope that the city’s once-strong manufacturing sector can be rebuilt into a powerhouse of the 21st century, officials said. On Tuesday, President Barack Obama will award Chicago with a $70 million grant from the Department of Defense to build a Digital Manufacturing and Design Innovation Institute. The city hopes the…

Fujitsu Develops Tablet With Sensory Touchscreen – Re/code

Posted: Tuesday, February 25, 2014

You can always count on Fujitsu to show off some interesting tech at Mobile World Congress. Last year, it was a GPS cane. This year, a touchy-feely tablet. Let me explain. The company has developed a prototype tablet with new haptic technology that allows you to feel different textures on the touchscreen. For example, if you were to drag your finger over a picture of your beach vacation, you’d be…

TCS, Infosys, Wipro & Cognizant on a digital drive – Economic Times

Posted: Tuesday, February 25, 2014

It’s a very fantastic force,” says Satya Ramaswamy, talking not about Star Wars, but about ‘mobility’ with the fervour of a Star Wars enthusiast. And when he says mobility, he is referring not only to mobile phones and tablets, but to the computing power that’s now permeating every device— wearable ones like Google Glass, cars, televisions and even shoes. These are exciting times for enthusiasts like Ramaswamy, who heads TCS…

‘Pony’ botnet steals bitcoins, digital currencies: Trustwave – Reuters

Posted: Tuesday, February 25, 2014

BOSTON (Reuters) – Cyber criminals have infected hundreds of thousands of computers with a virus called “Pony” to steal bitcoins and other digital currencies, in the most ambitious cyber attack on virtual money uncovered so far, according to security firm Trustwave. Trustwave said on Monday that it has found evidence that the operators of a cybercrime ring known as the Pony botnet have stolen some 85 virtual “wallets” that contained…

Chicago secures digital manufacturing site with help of private funds – Chicago Tribune

Posted: Monday, February 24, 2014

Chicago beat out the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and aerospace hub Huntsville, Ala., in a national bid for a digital manufacturing institute, largely because of private funding pledges that backers were able to secure, officials said Sunday. As part of the bidding, the Defense Department required competitors to at least match its $70 million contribution to the project with private and state funds. Chicago secured more than three times…

Forbes Media And Lotaris Announce Creation Of Forbes Digital Commerce – Forbes

Posted: Monday, February 24, 2014

Forbes Digital Commerce offers mobile payment-based solutions across industry sectors worldwide Forbes Digital Commerce has Partnership with Microsoft to Provide in-App Commerce Services Mobile World Congress 2014, Barcelona, Spain (February 24, 2014) – Forbes Media and Swiss-based technology company Lotaris SA today announced a licensing arrangement, effective immediately, that grants Lotaris the rights to the name Forbes Digital Commerce.  Managed by Lotaris SA, Forbes Digital Commerce provides mobile payment-based services…