Semiconductor Safety Organization - International organization promoting the effective
communication of safety, health and environmental information to the electronics and related high technology industries.
Adobe Systems Incorporated - Graphic design, imaging, dynamic media, and authoring tools enable
customers to create, publish and deliver visually-rich content for various types of media.
Airspan Communications - Wireless local loop (WLL) systems and solutions. Airspan technology
employs proven code division multiple access (CDMA) for the delivery of voice, ISDN and data and packet services with a choice
of frequency bands in the range 1.5 to 4 GHz.
Amazon - E-commerce business providing books, CDs, videos, DVDs, toys and games,
electronics, and auctions online.
Amdocs - Customer care, billing, and order management systems.
Apple - Computer hardware, software and Internet offerings.
Applied Materials - Producer of wafer fabrication systems and services for the worldwide
Ariba Technologies - Provides a comprehensive open commerce platform to build B2B marketplaces,
manage corporate purchasing, and electronically enable suppliers and commerce service providers on the Internet.
ARM Holdings - Licenses high-performance, low-cost, power-efficient RISC processors, peripherals,
and system-chip designs to leading international electronics companies. ARM's microprocessor cores are becoming the volume RISC standard
in portable communications, hand-held computing, multi-media digital consumer, and embedded solutions markets.
Arnano - Developing technology based on the use of microscopic writing equipment with specific software
for treatment of images. It involves the ability to coat thin films on transparent materials such as sapphire, glass, quartz. With this technology, Arnano develops
two applications: 1) Decoration, customization and authentication of luxury products including components in sapphire (watches, jewelry, mobile phones
and 2) The preservation of data (final archives) on very long-term media.
AT&T - Voice and data communications companies serving more than 80 million customers. Backed
by the research and development capabilities of AT&T Labs.
Axway - Advanced e-mail solutions for business communications.
Berico Technologies - Data analytics solutions and high performance, open source cloud architectures.
Bertlesmann - Major media divisions include book publishing and clubs, music labels and
clubs, professional information; magazines and newspapers, television, film and radio, print and media services, online services, multimedia, and
Bloomberg - Financial news service integrating data, news, analytics, and e-mail into a single
Bomgar - Delivers its solution for support virtualization in a box - the Bomgar Box. Bomgar clients include IT outsourcers, systems integrators, software
vendors, hospitals and healthcare organizations, government institutions, colleges and universities, legal and accounting firms, and insurance and
Broadcom - Highly integrated, silicon solutions that enable broadband digital transmission
of voice, data, and video content to the home and within the business enterprise.
BroadVision - World's leading supplier of integrated application software suites for conducting
e-business on the web and over wireless devices.
Buy - Internet superstore offering computer hardware and peripherals, software, consumer electronics,
books, videos, DVDs, games, music, golf, clearance equipment, and travel booking services.
Cadence - Provider of electronic design automation (EDA) products and services.
Charles Schwab Corporation - One of the largest financial services firms in the U.S., serving
investors through the Web, 360 branch offices, 4 regional customer telephone service centers, and automated telephonic channels.
Check Point Software Technologies - Infrastructure enabling secure and reliable business-to-business
(B2B) communications between networks, systems, applications, and users across the Internet, intranets and extranets.
Cisco Systems - End-to-end networking solutions customers use to build an information infrastructure
of their own or to connect to someone else's network.
Comcast - Communication company focused on broadband cable, commerce and content.
Dell Computer - The Dell line of high-performance computer systems includes Dimension and OptiPlex desktop
computers, Latitude and Inspiron notebook computers, PowerEdge network servers, PowerApp server appliances, Dell
Precision workstation products and PowerVault storage products.
Drugstore - Leading online drugstore and information site for health, beauty, wellness, personal
care, and pharmacy products.
eBay - A leading personal online trading community. Individuals use eBay to buy and sell
items in more than 4,320 categories.
First Data - Processes and safeguards every type of electronic payment method:
credit, debit and stored-value cards, electronic checks and cash.
fiserv - Electronic billing and payment solutions.
Gemalto - Provider of plastic and smart-card based solutions. Activities range from the development
of software applications through the design and production of secure personal devices such as smart cards, SIMs, e-passports and tokens, to the deployment of managed services for its customers.
HP (Hewlitt-Packard) - Research and development in electronics and computer technology. Computer
and computer-based products, including associated software, peripherals, support and services.
HP Networking - Switches, routers, wired, wireless, HP TippingPoint Security.The combined
product portfolio of ProCurve, 3Com, H3C and TippingPoint expands HP's networking capabilities and accelerates
the Converged Infrastructure strategy."
IBM - Creates, develops and manufactures some of the industry's most advanced information technologies,
including computer systems, software, networking systems, storage devices and microelectronics.
IBM Watson - A cognitive system enabling a new partnership between people and computers.
Incyte Geonomics - Genomics company whose flagship database, LifeSeq Gold, channels
genomic data to researchers the worldwide.
InfoSpace - InfoSpace consumer services are used by end users and distributed through
portals and affinity sites. Its merchant services are used by local merchants and distributed through regional bell operating companies, merchant
banks and other local media networks. Its wireless services are used by mobile users and distributed through leading carriers, device manufacturers
and software providers.
Intel - A semiconductor chip maker. Supplies the computing and communications industries with chips,
boards, systems and software that are integral in computers, servers and networking and communications products.
Interwoven - Enterprise class content management. Professional consulting, implementation,
and education services.
JDA - Intelligent planning technologies for all phases of producing, delivering and selling goods and services.
Juniper Networks Technologies - Provides high-performance IP networking systems that
enable service providers to meet the demands of the rapidly growing Internet.
Level 3 Communications - Telecommunications company building an international communications
network using Internet Protocol (IP) technology end-to-end.
Lucent Technologies - End-to-end network solutions in wireless, wireline, optical, voice, data,
software, services and silicon.
Microsoft - Personal and business computing software.
Moai Technologies - Negotiated e-commerce solutions for online auctions, online procurement and
Motorola - Software-enhanced wireless telephone, two-way radio, messaging and satellite communications
products and systems. Networking and Internet-access products. Embedded semiconductor solutions for customers in networking, transportation, wireless
communications and imaging and entertainment markets. Embedded electronic systems for automotive, communications, imaging, manufacturing systems,
computer and industrial markets. Digital and analog systems and set-top terminals for broadband cable television operators.
NCR - Hardware, software and business solutions to make transactions easier, more convenient and
more relevant to customers while providing companies the tools they need to gather data about individual preferences, needs and requirements - whether
these transactions take place across the counter, by telephone, at a kiosk, through an ATM machine, or over the Internet.
Nokia - A global company whose key growth areas are wireless and wireline telecommunications.
A leading mobile phone supplier and top supplier of mobile and fixed telecom networks and services.
Nortel Networks - Telephony, data, wireless and wireline solutions for the Internet.
Nuance - Speech recognition and voice authentication.
OpenAI - A non-profit artificial intelligence research company whose mission is to build safe AI, and ensure AI's benefits are as widely and evenly distributed as possible. Sponsored by Sam Altman, Greg Blackman, Reid Hoffman, Jessica Livingston, Elon Musk, Peter Theil and by Amazon Web Services, Infosys, and Y Research.
OptiMark - Exchange solutions to electronic marketplaces and communities. OptiMark's
broad range of solutions include the simplest browse or auction markets to the most sophisticated markets where multiple buyers and sellers exchange
goods and services and value is determined by more than price and quantity alone.
Oracle Corporation - Information management, database, tools, and application software
QUALCOMM - Digital wireless communications products and services.
Phone - Software that enables the delivery of Internet-based services to mass-market wireless
telephones. Phone.com wireless subscribers access Internet-based and corporate intranet-based services, including email, news, stocks, weather,
travel and sports. They may also access telephony services, which include over-the-air activation, call management, billing history information,
pricing plan subscription, and voice message management.
Pixar Animation Studios - An Academy Award-winning computer animation studio with the
technical, creative and production capabilities to create a new generation of animated feature films, merchandise and other related products.
Royal Philips Electronics - One of the world's biggest electronics companies. Active in lighting,
consumer electronics, domestic appliances, components, semiconductors, medical systems, and IT services. A global leader in color television
sets, lighting, electric shavers, color picture tubes for televisions and monitors, and one-chip TV products.
RSA - Electronic security, encryption and authentication.
S3 - Committed to creating products and partnerships that help build the digital home. Technology
portfolio includes the Rio family of digital audio players and the HomeFree series of home networking solutions.
SAP - Recognized leader in providing collaborative e-business solutions for
all types of industries and for every major market.
SAS Institute - Data warehousing, data mining, OLAP, data visualization, applications development
Savvis - Provider of complex Internet hosting for enterprises with mission-critical Internet operations.
Software - Carrier-scale Internet messaging infrastructure software products enabling next-generation
service providers to market Internet messaging services to consumers and businesses.
Sony Corporation - Audio, video, television, information and communications, electronic
Sycamore Networks Technologies - Develops the transport, switching and management products
required to create a flexible, intelligent optical network.
Telesystem, Ltd. - Creates, develops and manages companies in the communications industry.
Texas Instruments - A global semiconductor company. The world's leading designer and supplier of
digital signal processing and analog technologies. Provides semiconductor solutions for large markets such as digital wireless and broadband access.
TIBCO - Leading provider of Total Business Integration solutions -- delivering infrastructure
software that lets companies seamlessly integrate every aspect of their business in real-time.
Time Warner - Global company delivering entertainment, news and Internet brands across rapidly converging
media platforms. The company's unique combination of businesses, consumer relationships and growth opportunities span interactive services, cable
systems, publishing, music, cable networks and filmed entertainment.
TiVo - Provides control over TV viewing with the ability to pause, rewind, slow-motion,
and instant replay live TV.
Trintech Group - Electronic payment solutions. Viewdle sits between the camera and
the consumer-introducing new user experiences in mobile interaction, augmented reality, photo management, gaming, social networking, and marketing.
Unified Computer Intelligence Corporation (UCIC) - Designs and builds a platform for voice and language interaction with the Internet of Things and Internet services. Our mission is to make interaction with technology and the world around us seamless, secure and natural through voice by enabling everyday objects to come alive. UCIC provides the Ubi Cloud, a service that turns third party hardware into ubiquitous computing devices. Ubi Cloud integrates with services and IoT devices such as calendar, email, music, Nest Thermostat, SmartThings, Logitech Harmony. It uses Natural Language Understanding, ASR and Rules Engine to enables voice interaction to your hardware or application.
VeriSign - Internet trust services - including authentication, validation and payment.
ViryaNet - Business-to-business (B2B) Internet solutions. ViryaNet's products
are sold primarily to high-tech, TELCO and industrial automation industries.
Vitria Technology, Inc. - E-business platform provider that enables companies to conduct business
electronically across corporate networks and over the Internet.
Vivendi - Integrated global media and communications company consisting of the world's largest
music company and second largest film library; major film production studio; and world's second largest destination theme park company. Global leader
in reference, consumer and PC-based software game publishing. Global distribution capabilities in Vivendi, Seagram and Canal+ combination.
Vodafone - One of the world's biggest mobile phone companies.
Walt Disney Company - Production and post-production facilities, services, and vehicles
for motion picture and television production; theme parks and attractions; travel; entertainment.
Wind River - Embedded software and services for smart devices in the Internet age.
Yahoo - A global Internet communications, commerce and media company.
Xerox - Document management company whose products and services make it easier for you to turn
paper information into digital information, and vice-versa; to view, organize and share information in the form of digital documents; to send documents
on networks throughout the office or around the world; and to print, publish, and copy them onto paper.
Zhone - An industry leading provider of carrier-grade multi service broadband network access solutions for
the last mile over both copper and fiber.
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