Tag: featured

Computing, Hardware

Google Aims to Demonstrate Quantum Supremacy with a 50-Qubit Processor

October 19, 2017

Via: InfoQ

In a paper published in Nature, Google has revealed its plans to demonstrate that quantum computers can perform a computational task beyond the capability of a classical computer, a claim known as quantum supremacy. Key in Google’s plan is building a 50-qubit […]

Computing, Operating Systems

Gluon brings AI developers self-tuning machine learning

October 19, 2017

Via: Info World

Deep learning systems have long been tough to work with, due to all the fine-tuning and knob-twiddling needed to get good results from them. Gluon is a joint effort by Microsoft and Amazon Web Services do reduce all that fiddling effort. Gluon works […]

Mobile, Smartphones

Apple iPhone 7 outselling iPhone 8

October 19, 2017

Via: GSM Arena

Apple launched the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus last month, but apparently the phones are not doing very well in the market. According to KeyBanc Capital Markets broker John Vinh who cited carrier store surveys, iPhone 7 is outselling the iPhone 8 as upgraders […]

Internet, Wireless & Cloud

Why cloud platforms should invest in the promise of Python

October 18, 2017

Via: Info World

According to the 2017 Stack Overflow Annual Developer Survey, Python has emerged as the language developers want to use more than any other this year for building data-intensive projects, which can range from automating robots to fueling internet of things (IoT) […]

Cybersecurity, Security

How containers and microservices change security

October 18, 2017

Via: Info World

Today organizations large and small are exploring the adoption of cloud-native software technologies. “Cloud-native” refers to an approach that packages software within standardized units called containers, arranges those units into microservices that interface with each other to form applications, and […]


Make Room: AI Is Taking Over the Workplace

October 13, 2017

Via: Sofia Allende

I imagine that in a couple of decades, when our children, or our children’s children will be looking up information on the internet (who knows how the internet will look by then) about artificial intelligence it will say something like […]

Internet, Online entertainment

The Internet Is Not Your ATM

October 11, 2017

Via: Copy Blogger

Maybe you have hopes and dreams about making a living online. Maybe you’ve envisioned a beautiful future where you work four hours a week, you never trade time for money, you sail through a life of ease because you’ve learned […]

Computing, Data Management

How Business Leaders Can Utilize Data Even Without a Technology Background

September 20, 2017

Via: Aberdeen Essentials

Executives are tired of the “$25,000 data question.” Every time they want to ask a question of their data, it seems that the cost in time, people, and technology outweighs the benefit of getting the insight. Business leaders want answers […]

Computing, Data Management

Ensuring big data and fast data performance with in-memory computing

September 13, 2017

Via: Info World

In-memory computing (IMC) technologies have been available for years. However, until recently, the cost of memory made IMC impractical for all but the most performance-critical, high value applications. Over the last few years, however, with memory prices falling and demand […]

Internet, Wireless & Cloud

The Rise of Hyperconvergence and Composable Infrastructure Threatens Public Cloud’s Dominance

August 30, 2017

Via: Info World

2006 was an important year in the annals of cloud computing history. In the spring of 2006, just about 11 years ago, Amazon launched Amazon Web Services, known more commonly as AWS. Initially built to support Amazon’s internal infrastructure, AWS […]