LBSzone Social Location Alert Newsletter, Jan. 8, 2014

Time for another weekly edition of the LBSzone Social Location Alert Newsletter -From the newsletter… recall that I’ve mentioned on several occasions that I’m working with an awesome 27″ HP All-in-one workstation, well, just yesterday at CES HP announced the next addition to the Z family, enter the Z1 G2 with touch! Speaking of cool, perhaps you think the digital camera is dead (thanks to the cell phone), however, Samsung has just announced their Android powered Galaxy Camera 2 which features an 1.6GHz Quad Core processor and the Android platform – very nice (PS: my daughter has the 1 and it’s a sweet little device).

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Finally, our friends in Montana at GCS have announced today that GCS is to Develop Big Data Business around IBM Watson – they’ve hired Rob Kinnear as Director of Strategic Partnerships (See More). Have a great day all and don’t forget to check out my most recent edition of 5 Things

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Awesome Technology and Gadgets from CES 2014 – Loads of new hardware and mobile technology has been announced this week at CES in Las Vegas. the following are just a few of the cool solutions that made as say WOW. All of the World’s gadget makers, device manufacturers, and mobile technology solution providers are on hand to reveal what’s coming in 2014 – what made you say WOW?

HP Unveils First 27-inch Diagonal All-in-one Workstation with Touch Capability – HP Z1 G2 features Windows Touch, Intel Thunderbolt for increased performance — HP today announced the second generation of the world’s first and only all-in-one workstation with a 27-inch diagonal display, the HP Z1, which is now available with Windowsr 8 Touch and Intelr Thunderbolt 2 capabilities-making it HP’s most powerful, innovative and fully featured all-in-one workstation.

5 Things on Friday 2014, #1 – It’s been sometime since I’ve rolled out an edition of the popular “5 Things on Friday” series and so with the turn of the calendar to a new year why not revive the series once again… enter 5Things on Friday #1 (2014). This week I share details of a couple of cool and geeky events, an awesome newsy map from esri, a handy dandy book from a favorite author of mine, and a hop, new resource for GeoGeeks… enjoy!

NEWS & INDUSTRY ANNOUNCEMENTS

Juniper Systems’ Allegro MXT Selected for Invasive Fish Removal Program – Juniper Systems’ Allegro MXT was recently selected by the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources (DWR) for an invasive fish removal program. One particular DWR field crew used the rugged handheld, loaded with custom fisheries software, to monitor native fish species and remove invasive fish along the Green River, near scenic Dinosaur National Monument in 2013.

 

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