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Marvell Technology to buy chipmaker Cavium for about $6 billion

November 20, 2017

Via: ArsTechnica

In another consolidation move in the semiconductor industry, chipmaker Marvell Technology announced it will acquire competitor Cavium Inc. for approximately $6 billion. It’s estimated that the combined company will generate about $3.4 billion in annual revenue. Bermuda-based Marvell makes semiconductors […]


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What is RPA? A revolution in business process automation

November 13, 2017

Via: CIO

More CIOs are turning to an emerging technology practice called robotic process automation (RPA) to streamline enterprise operations and reduce costs. With RPA, businesses can automate mundane rules-based business processes, enabling business users to devote more time to higher-value tasks. […]


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Is the U.S. ready for a quantum leap in computing?

October 18, 2017

Via: FCW

While widespread use of quantum computing is likely still years away, experts stress that government should ramp up preparations now for a future that could disrupt the underpinnings of conventional encryption. Although its application is still “speculative” in some ways, […]


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Surface Book 2: More cores, more GPU, and more screen

October 17, 2017

Via: ArsTechnica

Just over two years ago, Microsoft unveiled its Surface Book hybrid laptop: a tablet with a detachable hinged keyboard base. It was a compelling concept, with Microsoft pulling off some clever tricks. The base contained a battery, boosting the life […]


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Qualcomm Wants to Make a Deal With the EU Over NXP

October 10, 2017

Via: Fortune

U.S. smartphone chipmaker Qualcomm has offered to buy NXP Semiconductors without some of its patents in a bid to win EU antitrust regulatory approval for the $38 billion deal, two people familiar with the matter said on Tuesday. The NXP […]


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HP Enterprise Earnings: 5 Important Things to Know

September 6, 2017

Via: Fortune

Wall Street liked what it saw in Hewlett-Packard Enterprise’s third-quarter earnings, sending HPE shares up more than 5% in after-hours trading based on better-than-expected results. Analyst Patrick Moorhead, founder of Moor Strategies & Insights, commended HPE on achieving double-digit growth […]


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HP beats Q3 expectations with strong PC sales

August 24, 2017

Via: ZDnet

HP Inc. published its third quarter financial results on Wednesday, beating market expectations and posting net revenue gains in both its PC and printing segments. The company reported non-GAAP diluted net earnings per share of 43 cents on net revenue […]


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Intel Unveils Newest Chips To Speed Laptops

August 21, 2017

Via: Fortune

Intel kicked off the introduction of its latest generation of “Core” microprocessors on Monday with a line of chips aimed at mid-range laptops and tablets. Those markets have yet to feel much competition from Advanced Micro Devices, which has launched […]


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Microsoft Just Beefed Up Its Computing Smarts

August 16, 2017

Via: Fortune

Microsoft’s cloud computing business may be getting better at helping customers with huge computing projects. The technology giant said Tuesday that it has acquired Cycle Computing, a startup specializing in helping companies perform heavy-duty computing. That includes crunching data for […]


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AI projects are taking off: What does this mean for the future of work?

August 15, 2017

Via: ZDnet

The robots are coming and the world of work is set to change forever: recent research from consultants PWC estimates a third of existing jobs are susceptible to automation, due to the use of robots and artificial intelligence (AI) by […]