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Mobility, Tech

Google launches a lightweight ‘Gmail Go’ app for Android

February 15, 2018

Via: Tech Crunch

Google has added a notable addition to its line of “Go” edition apps – the lightweight apps designed primarily for emerging markets – with the launch of Gmail Go. The app, like others in the Go line, takes up less […]


Federal, Hardware, Policy

Hewlett Packard Enterprise Signs Big Supercomputer Deal with Defense Department

February 15, 2018

Via: Fortune

The Defense Department is paying $57 million to Hewlett Packard Enterprise for supercomputers that it plans to use for tasks like designing helicopters and weather forecasting. The Air Force Research Laboratory and Defense Department’s Supercomputing Resource Center at the Wright-Patterson […]


Big Data, Hardware, Tech

12 technologies that will disrupt business in 2018

February 12, 2018

Via: CIO

In 2018, disruptive technologies like artificial intelligence, natural language processing, and computer vision are maturing, going from game-changing ideas to foundational tools for business. This year, we’ll see these and other technologies drive how business gets done and what new […]


Hardware, Tech

Google has finally started renting its new A.I. chips to outside developers

February 12, 2018

Via: CNBC – Top News

Google has finally started allowing other companies to rent its artificial intelligence-tailored chips in the cloud. The company announced in a blog post on Monday that tensor processing units are available in “limited quantities” for a select set of customers […]


Hardware, Tech

HP embraces Thunderbolt 3 as it brings premium features to mainstream systems

February 7, 2018

Via: ArsTechnica

After spending some years improving the quality and design of its premium systems, HP is turning its attention to its mainstream, corporate laptops. The new range of 800-series EliteBooks, ZBook workstations, monitors, and docks brings many features of the premium […]


Data Center, Infrastructure, Networking, Tech

Illinois issues promising first report on blockchain in government

February 7, 2018

Via: StateScoop

The State of Illinois has released its first report about blockchain, just over a year after it first announced its intention to investigate the distributed ledger technology. The report, released on Jan. 31, is primarily accessible on the InterPlanetary File […]


Mobility, Tech

Why Apple’s iPhone X Is Its Best Smartphone Ever

February 2, 2018

Via: Fortune

Over the last several weeks, there’s been a steady drumbeat of reports that Apple’s iPhone X is a loser. They’re all wrong. Those arguments against the iPhone X were punctuated on Thursday when Apple announced that iPhone sales didn’t meet […]


Mobility, Tech

Apple Is Reportedly Cutting Its iPhone X Production Target By 50%

January 29, 2018

Via: Fortune

Apple Inc has notified suppliers that it will halve its iPhone X production target for the first quarter to around 20 million units, Nikkei reported on Monday without citing a source. The cut was prompted by slower-than-expected sales in the […]


Hardware, Tech

Windows 10 vs Chrome OS: Acer reveals new $350 Chromebook Spin 11 convertible

January 23, 2018

Via: ZDnet

Acer has announced three new Chromebook devices headlined by the Chromebook Spin 11 convertible, which features a 360-degree hinge for use as a tablet or laptop, two USB Type C ports, and improved battery life. The company has also brought […]


Software, Tech

Office for Mac now shares a codebase with Windows, gets real-time collaboration

January 19, 2018

Via: ArsTechnica

Microsoft has released a major Office update for Mac. Update 16.9.0 finally brings long-anticipated real-time collaboration features and automatic cloud saving. Notably, the Mac version of this software is now built from the same codebase as the Windows version, which […]