Friday, August 19, 2011

HP buys Autonomy and plans to separate from his division "computers"

Hewlett-Packard (HP) announced Thursday, August 18 that he bought the British software company Autonomy to 10.24 billion dollars. Under the terms of the agreement, approved by the boards of both companies, HP has 42.11 dollars per share in cash, a premium of 64% over the closing price Wednesday of Autonomy as the London Stock Exchange .

Autonomy Corp is a software for businesses, listed in London, which has two seats, one in Cambridge - East of England - and one in San Francisco. It was founded in 1996 to take advantage of technologies developed at the University of Cambridge, which help companies better manage and exploit massive amounts of data.

Google maps shows the weather

It seems obvious: when you plan to navigate the terrotorio or travel anywhere in the world wants to know what the weather will. Google just added a new layer to its mapping service, Google Maps, which shows by icons meteorology of where we are going and also the rest of the world, the site information provided by, explains the company's official blog, by clicking on the symbol time in a specific area, a window with detailed data on humidity, wind and temperature and even a forecast for the next few days.