Big Data Enables Top User Experiences and Extreme Personalization for Intuit
The next BriefingsDirect big-data innovation case study highlights how Intuit
uses deep-data analytics to gain a 360-degree view of its TurboTax
application's users’ behavior and preferences. Such visibility allows for
rapid applications improvements and enables the TurboTax user experience to
be tailo... (more)
Intel Virtualization Journal
This may not be the best time to mention this – given New York’s
antitrust suit – but Intel’s share of PC processors was up marginally
year-over-year in Q3 from 81.2% to 81.5% according to Mercury Research and
AMD gained a tenth of point year-over-year to 17.8%, but lost 0.7%
sequentially. Between the two of them they’ve got 99.3% of the market.
Via’s got wh... (more)
Ubuntu Linux is a new experience for me. Having used only Red Hat's Fedora
Core, I was anxious to try out the recently released Ubuntu 5.10 (available
from Ubuntu's Website at www.ubuntu.com).
I was not disappointed. After waiting approximately 45 minutes to download
the 617 MB ISO file, I quickly burned it to a CD and rebooted my computer.
Within a mere half an hour, Ubuntu was successfu... (more)