On Thursday, Shares of Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP), added 3.77% and closed at $97.49 in the last trading session. The last trading range of the stock ranges between $95.03 and $98.79. Union Pacific Railroad is the principal operating company of Union Pacific Corporation (UNP). One of America’s most recognized companies, Union Pacific Railroad connects 23 states in the western two-thirds of the country by rail, providing a critical link in the global supply chain. From 2006-2015, Union Pacific invested about $33 billion in its network and operations to support America’s transportation infrastructure. The railroad’s diversified business mix includes Agricultural Products, Automotive, Chemicals, Coal, Industrial Products and Intermodal. Union Pacific serves many of the fastest-growing U.S. population centers, operates from all major West Coast and Gulf Coast ports to eastern gateways, connects with Canada’s rail systems and is the only railroad serving all six major Mexico gateways.
International Business Machines Corp. (NYSE:IBM), jumped 3.49% and closed at $160.22 in the last trading session. The last trading range of the stock ranges between $157.59 and $161.16. The company’s Market capitalization is $151.99 Billion with the total Outstanding Shares of 950.85 Million. Tencent, IBM (NYSE: IBM) and Mellanox declared recently that Tencent Cloud has been named the Winner of the Sort Benchmark annual global computing competition for 2016. Tencent Cloud and the Big Data Partnershipteam spent less than 99 seconds (98.8 seconds) finishing sorting 100 terabytes of data in the Indy GraySort category, improving on 2015’s best result, 329 seconds, by a factor of 3.3.
Each year, top global companies and academic institutions take part in the contest to evaluate the capability of their software and hardware system architectures, in addition to their research results. Tencent Cloud take partd in two of the four competition categories, GraySort and MinuteSort, to benchmark the architecture capabilities and computing efficiencies of large distributed computing systems and real time data analytics. The GraySort and MinuteSort benchmarks are each measured in two sub categories:
Indy (special purpose sort)
Daytona (general purpose sort)