Category: Hardware

Hardware, Mobility, Tech

U.S squeezes Huawei on chip design

May 15, 2020

Via: FCW

The Commerce Department squeezed U.S. export controls on Chinese telecommunications gear supplier Huawei’s manufacturing supply chain on May 15. The agency’s Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) said it would limit the company’s ability to use U.S. semiconductor companies’ design […]

Hardware, Tech

Consistent SSD Performance Is Critical for Your Storage-Intensive Workloads

January 20, 2020

Via: InfoWorld

Solid state drive (SSD) specs often quote typical latencies—the time required by an SSD to fetch data requested by the system. But typical isn’t always representative of your workloads. You also need consistency. Think of latency as the wait time […]

Hardware, Tech

The US government still wants TSMC to produce chips in America

January 16, 2020

Via: TechSpot

As reported by the Nikkei Asian Review, TSMC makes chips that are used in American F-35 fighter jets. The tension between China and the US is still high despite the countries signing “phase one” of a broader trade agreement this […]

Hardware, Tech

The 3 biggest storage trends of the next decade

December 30, 2019

Via: ZDnet

I’ve been watching storage for some 40 years. And each decade has seen accelerating change, and none more so than the the past 10 years. That trend will continue. Here’s the biggest trends I expect to affect all who use […]

Hardware, Mobility, Tech

The iPhone 11’s U1 chip necessitates constant geolocation checks, Apple says

December 6, 2019

Via: ArsTechnica

Earlier this week, security reporter Brian Krebs published a story explaining that Apple’s latest iPhones (iPhone 11 and iPhone 11 Pro) periodically check the user’s location even if the user disables location services individually for each and every app and […]

Big Data, Hardware, Tech

UPS Says Jobs Will Survive A.I.—But With One Condition

November 18, 2019

Via: Fortune

The logistics industry is on the cusp of dramatic transformation at the hands of artificial intelligence and drone technology. But what does that mean today for all the employees involved in the industry? According to UPS CEO David Abney, who […]

Hardware, Software, Tech

Has the Trade War Actually Hurt Tech?

November 5, 2019

Via: Fortune

If you had asked me several months ago how I felt about the prospects for the Fortune Global Tech Forum, which begins Thursday morning (China time) in the megalopolis of Guangzhou, up the Pearl River Delta from Hong Kong, I […]

Hardware, Tech

10 Strategic Technology Trends for 2020

November 1, 2019

Via: InformationWeek

As the year 2019 gets closer to the end, we may look back at some of the hyped trends that didn’t quite get over the hump this year like blockchain or AI in production at scale. But even as we […]

Hardware, Tech

What’s Next for Google After Claiming ‘Quantum Supremacy’?

October 24, 2019

Via: Fortune

Google’s claim on Wednesday to have made a major breakthrough in computing called “quantum supremacy” is just an early step in the long road to perfecting its nascent technology. The tech giant next hopes to expand on its announcement—that it […]

Hardware, Tech

IBM Disputes Google’s Leaked ‘Quantum Supremacy’ Claim

October 22, 2019

Via: Fortune

IBM scientists have rejected Google researchers’ claim to have achieved “quantum supremacy,” a demonstration that a quantum computer can vastly outperform a traditional one on a particular task. They contend in a blog post published Monday evening that “the goal […]