Audio storage http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/32735/all en U.S. unveils plan to preserve historical recordings http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130213/us-unveils-plan-preserve-historical-recordings <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Feb 13 (Reuters) - The U.S. Library of Congress on Wednesday unveiled a plan to preserve historically significant and imperiled sound recordings and make important ones more accessible to the public.</p> <p>The plan calls for the on-demand streaming of out-of-print recordings, the construction of a secure long-term storage facility and a directory of recorded-sound collections.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130213/us-unveils-plan-preserve-historical-recordings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Archival science Audio storage Entertainment Technology World Digital Library Thomson Reuters Wed, 13 Feb 2013 23:00:25 +0000 5755121 at http://www.globalpost.com Czech firm hits right tune with vinyl records in fashion http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130819/czech-firm-hits-right-tune-vinyl-records-fashion <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Jana Mlcochova</p> <p>PRAGUE (Reuters) - When vinyl record sales hit bottom in the late 1980s, managers at Czech record producer GZ Media in a small town near Prague were wondering what to do with their idle record pressing machines.</p> <p>They decided not to get rid of them and put them in garages at the company's backyard. That was a lucky move.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130819/czech-firm-hits-right-tune-vinyl-records-fashion" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Audio storage Edwardian era Gramophone record Thomson Reuters Mon, 19 Aug 2013 16:46:37 +0000 5913007 at http://www.globalpost.com Play it again: Vinyl enjoys renaissance in Britain http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/131104/play-it-again-vinyl-enjoys-renaissance-britain <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Vinyl records are back in fashion in Britain where they have recorded their best sales for a decade as devotees and new fans relish what they say is a livelier sound than digital formats.</p> <p>The Soho district of London is peppered with small shops where music fans are once again enjoying the feel of dust on their fingertips as they flick through the racks of albums.</p> <p>"They love the sound, they love the packaging, they feel they are buying something a bit more special," said Neal Birnie, of the Sounds of the Universe shop.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/131104/play-it-again-vinyl-enjoys-renaissance-britain" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Audio storage Gramophone record AFP Mon, 04 Nov 2013 07:14:51 +0000 5979139 at http://www.globalpost.com Nice Systems names Americas chief Barak Eilam as CEO http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/140204/nice-systems-board-discuss-americas-chief-barak-eilam-ceo <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Steven Scheer</p> <p>JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel-based software provider Nice Systems said Barak Eilam - the head of its Americas business - will take over as its new chief executive by the end of April.</p> <p>He will replace Zeevi Bregman, who has been CEO since September 2009. Bregman is leaving the position to pursue personal interests, Nice said on Tuesday.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2014.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/140204/nice-systems-board-discuss-americas-chief-barak-eilam-ceo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Air traffic control Audio storage Call-recording software Thomson Reuters Tue, 04 Feb 2014 12:32:57 +0000 6060979 at http://www.globalpost.com Analytics products to boost Nice Systems revenue in 2014 http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/140205/nice-fourth-quarter-profit-meets-estimates-sees-improvement-201 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Steven Scheer</p> <p>JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israeli software provider Nice Systems expects revenue to expand by as much as 9 percent this year, helped by growing demand from financial firms eager to step up security.</p> <p>Nice has seen slowing growth of systems helping call centers and surveillance of buildings and transport networks. Its analytical tools meanwhile, which allow companies to delve into large amounts of data to spot fraud and fend off security threats, were growing much faster.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2014.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/140205/nice-fourth-quarter-profit-meets-estimates-sees-improvement-201" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Air traffic control Audio storage Financial data vendors Thomson Reuters Wed, 05 Feb 2014 11:48:35 +0000 6062073 at http://www.globalpost.com Nice Systems cuts 2014 profit and revenue forecasts http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/140508/nice-systems-cuts-2014-profit-and-revenue-forecasts <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Steven Scheer</p> <p>JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israeli software provider Nice Systems &lt;NICE.TA&gt; trimmed its 2014 profit and revenue forecasts after first-quarter results fell short of expectations, driving its shares down more than 9 percent.</p> <p>Nice has seen slowing sales growth of systems helping call centers and surveillance of buildings and transport networks. It is banking on analytical tools, which allow companies to delve into large amounts of data to spot fraud and fend off security threats, to deliver faster growth.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2014.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/140508/nice-systems-cuts-2014-profit-and-revenue-forecasts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Air traffic control Audio storage Call-recording software Thomson Reuters Thu, 08 May 2014 19:38:55 +0000 6142065 at http://www.globalpost.com