First News Briefs: Verizon, Oracle, Motorola, OhioHealth, IBM, u-blox
Verizon Enterprise Solutions and Oracle today announced they will enable customers to use Oracle Database and Oracle Fusion Middleware on Verizon's cloud infrastructure, including the new Verizon Cloud, and pay for access on an hourly basis.
For a limited time, Motorola is giving a free Chromecast to customers who purchase a Moto X off-contract. The special ends Jan. 14.
OhioHealth and IBM today announced a collaboration to aid in the prevention of infections using a network of wireless sensors and real-time Big Data analytics that measure hand-washing practices. OhioHealth will use the technology to provide hospital administrators with real-time data that can be used to reduce healthcare associated infections (HAIs) like methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) and Clostridium difficile.
Swiss-based u-blox, a provider of cellular and positioning modules and integrated circuits, announces the PAM-7Q GPS/QZSS antenna module. The module integrates a satellite receiver IC plus all passives and a pre-tuned GPS antenna in a compact 22 x 22 x 8 mm package.