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Hardware & Software, Tech

6 reasons to buy an Apple Vision Pro

July 12, 2024

Via: BGR

With Apple Vision Pro now available in more places, customers in over ten regions can finally get their hands on Apple’s first entry into a fresh product category in almost a decade. While I have mentioned 10 reasons not to buy this spatial computer, there […]


Emerging Tech & Modernization, Tech

10 ways AI can make IT more productive

July 2, 2024

Via: CIO

Every IT leader wants to build a productive organization. AI is ready to help. When it comes to maximizing productivity, IT leaders can turn to an array of motivators, including regular breaks, free snacks and beverages, workspace upgrades, mini contests, […]


Hardware & Software, Tech

NPU vs. GPU: What’s the Difference?

June 25, 2024

Via: TechSpot

Today, hardware and software applications of AI have advanced to become purpose-built for optimizing artificial intelligence and neural network operations. These include neural processing units (NPUs), which are often compared to graphics processing units (GPUs) in terms of their ability […]


Hardware & Software, Tech

Intel confirms Lunar Lake AI laptop CPUs will launch September 2024

June 24, 2024

Via: TechSpot

Intel’s confirmation comes just days after Taiwanese publication Digitimes reported a delay in the shipping date for the Lunar Lake lineup. In a statement refuting the claim, Intel told Chinese tech site Benchlife that its upcoming AI processors have “not […]


Networking & Wireless, Tech

Starlink will launch a portable ‘mini dish’ within the next few months

June 17, 2024

Via: BGR

SpaceX has been working hard to expand its Starlink internet service offerings, and now it looks as if the company is set to bring even more users into the fold. That push comes in the form of a new ultra-portable […]


Emerging Tech & Modernization, Tech

Ethics of generative AI: To be innovative, you must first be trustworthy

June 13, 2024

Via: CIO

Over the past year, generative AI – artificial intelligence that creates text, audio, and images – has moved from the “interesting concept” stage to the deployment stage for retail, healthcare, finance, and other industries. By generating new content in seconds, […]


Cybersecurity, Hardware & Software, Tech

Nvidia Patches High-Severity Flaws in GPU Drivers

June 13, 2024

Via: Dark Reading

Nvidia has issued 10 security alerts detailing vulnerabilities in the company’s GPU drivers and virtualization software. The vulnerabilities, if successfully exploited, could allow attackers to steal or tamper with data, execute arbitrary code, or take control of programs, the company […]


Hardware & Software, Tech

PowerColor claims they can improve GPU performance by leveraging an external NPU

June 11, 2024

Via: TechSpot

During this year’s Computex, PowerColor showed a new technology prototype that could theoretically bring NPUs and GPUs together for better performance and power efficiency. Edge AI, as the technology is known, uses the specialized silicon components hidden inside an NPU […]


Hardware & Software, Tech

Mystery Thread wireless chips uncovered in Apple’s latest Macs and iPads

June 6, 2024

Via: TechSpot

Evidence has emerged that several Apple devices released since last September contain a mysterious Thread wireless chip, as spotted by The Verge. These devices include the M4 iPad Pro, M3 MacBook Pros, M3 iMacs, M2 iPad Air, and more. The presence […]


Cloud Computing, Tech

The growing dichotomy of AI-powered code in cloud-native security

June 3, 2024

Via: CSO Online

AI-generated code promises to reshape cloud-native application development practices, offering unparalleled efficiency gains and fostering innovation at unprecedented levels. However, amidst the allure of newfound technology lies a profound duality—the stark contrast between the benefits of AI-driven software development and […]


Cloud Computing, Tech

3 reasons you should adopt cloud monitoring

May 30, 2024

Via: CIO

Cloud network management offers increased security, operational efficiencies, and more. The complexity of enterprise and industrial networks has outpaced the capabilities of traditional management tools. More than 30% of cloud professionals surveyed by Cisco last year said they have struggled […]


Cloud Computing, Tech

Cloud access security brokers (CASBs): What to know before you buy

May 30, 2024

Via: CSO Online

A cloud access security broker manages access between enterprise endpoints and cloud resources from a security perspective. Here’s what to consider when selecting the right CASB for your enterprise. Cloud access security brokers (CASBs) explained As the name suggests, a […]


Networking & Wireless, Tech

The Right Networking Solution Lies Not in What You Choose, But Why You Choose It

May 29, 2024

Via: CIO

When it comes to network performance, there is a key decision that will land in the lap of the CIO: MPLS or SD-WAN. Current industry trends lean toward SD-WAN but it’s important to note that shiny object syndrome might not […]


IT Policy, Tech

EU moves toward regulating data center energy and water use

May 15, 2024

Via: CIO

The European Union will take a big step toward regulating energy and water use by data centers in September, when organizations operating data centers in EU nations will be required to file reports detailing water and energy consumption, as well […]


Emerging Tech & Modernization, IT Policy, Tech

Bipartisan group of senators unveil long-awaited guidance on AI bills

May 15, 2024

Via: POLITICO

A bipartisan group of senators has taken a critical step forward in regulating artificial intelligence, releasing a long-awaited, Chuck Schumer-endorsed “roadmap” for addressing AI that Congress could take up this term. The bipartisan working group, which consists of Schumer, Sens. […]


Emerging Tech & Modernization, Tech

‘ScanGov’ debuts with digital experience ratings for 50 states

May 14, 2024

Via: StateScoop

A father-son civic hacking duo behind online trackers that evaluate state websites on Tuesday unveiled a new website tracker that ranks the public’s digital experience in 50 states. The new tracker, ScanGov, is an aggregate of two trackers created by […]


IT Policy, Tech

Generative AI is maturing in state government, officials say

May 8, 2024

Via: StateScoop

Six months ago, many states were only beginning to organize task forces and craft early policies around new generative artificial intelligence tools, but officials this month told StateScoop that speculation about AI is more frequently turning into real projects. Alaska […]


Networking & Wireless, Tech

Court rules New York ISPs must offer discounted broadband service

April 29, 2024

Via: StateScoop

A federal appeals court in New York ruled Friday that the state can begin enforcing a law requiring internet service providers to offer heavily discounted broadband services to low-income customers. The law, New York’s Affordable Broadband Act, was approved by […]


Hardware & Software, Tech

The Chips Act is rebuilding US semiconductor manufacturing, so far resulting in $327 billion in announced projects

April 28, 2024

Via: TechSpot

Last week President Biden visited Syracuse, NY, to do something government officials typically do: tout a massive investment in the local economy. But this was not just any investment – it was $6.1 billion provided by the CHIPS and Science […]


Hardware & Software, Tech

The TikTok law kicks off a new showdown between Beijing and Washington. What’s coming next?

April 25, 2024

Via: Washington's Top News

TikTok is gearing up for a legal fight against a U.S. law that would force the social media platform to break ties with its China-based parent company, a move almost certainly backed by Chinese authorities as the bitter U.S.-China rivalry […]