• Accused architect: 'I don't know what a trade secret is' 18 Jul 2019 19:44 Nobody can seem to agree what a trade secret is, yet an Auckland architect is accused of stealing them from his former firm. Sam Hurley reports from his trial. What is a trade secret? It's a question which has been seemingly answered in New Zealand…
  • Giant Eagle to pilot checkout-free shopping 18 Jul 2019 19:42 Dive Brief: Pittsburgh-based Giant Eagle is partnering with Silicon Valley startup Grabango, a checkout-free technology provider, to debut a "no-wait" checkout experience at its stores, the companies announced in a press release. The technology …
  • Daily Deals: Score an Intel Core i7-8700K RTX 2070 Gaming PC for Only $1099 18 Jul 2019 18:25 We bring you the best deals we've found today on video games, hardware, electronics, and a bunch of random stuff too. Updated 7 days a week, 365 days a year. $500 Off the CLX SET GAMING Intel i7-8700K GeForce RTX 2070 Gaming Desktop with 16GB RAM, …
  • H.I.G. Growth Partners Portfolio Company, CDI Technologies, Completes Merger with Troxell Communications 18 Jul 2019 18:03 BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 18, 2019-- H.I.G. Growth Partners ("H.I.G."), the dedicated growth capital investment affiliate of H.I.G. Capital, has announced the merger of its portfolio company, CDI Technologies (“CDI”), the leading provider of …
  • IEK sees opportunities in information security sector 18 Jul 2019 16:24 Annual output from the nation’s information security industry is forecast to rise by a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 10.9 percent from 2017 to 2021, as cyberattacks increase in frequency globally, the Industrial Economics and Knowledge Center ( …
  • IBM Beats Earnings Estimate Despite Falling Revenue 18 Jul 2019 15:26 International Business Machines (NYSE: IBM) surpassed earnings expectations for the second quarter of 2019. The company reported earnings of $3.17 per share (EPS), significantly higher than the consensus estimate of $3.08. IBM has surpassed EPS estimates …
  • Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality for CAD, Part 3 18 Jul 2019 14:54 18 Jul, 2019 By: Alex Herrera Herrera on Hardware: If you want to dial up your VR environment for CAD, explore options that extend beyond baseline systems, including no-compromise performance upgrades and immersive display solutions. Virtual reality — the …
  • Industrial 3D printing startup Fortify raises $10 million 18 Jul 2019 14:17 Industrial 3D printing startup Fortify has raised $10 million in a series A round of funding led by Accel, with participation from Prelude Ventures, Mainspring Capital Partners, and Neotribe. Founded out of Boston in 2016, Fortify is one of a growing …
  • Devo Technology Successfully Completes Type II SOC 2® Examination 18 Jul 2019 14:10 CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 18, 2019-- Devo Technology, the data analytics platform that unlocks the full value of machine data for the world’s most instrumented enterprises, today announced that it has successfully completed a System and …
  • Microsoft & Other Tech Bigwigs To Buy Ahead Of Earnings 18 Jul 2019 14:06 The tech sector is unarguably going through its worst in the past decade or more. Tech companies are largely suffering due to an inventory glut for semiconductor companies. A tariff tussle with China has taken a toll on hardware makers, while Internet and …
  • ExxonMobil Signs Collaboration Agreement to Accelerate Development of Open Process Automation Systems 18 Jul 2019 13:41 ExxonMobil said today it has signed collaboration agreements with six other companies to accelerate the development of Open Process Automation (OPA) systems. The companies currently included in this collaboration are Aramco Services Company, BASF, …
  • Intel to optimize its data center hardware for SAP apps 18 Jul 2019 13:20 Intel Corp. and SAP SE said today they’re working together to optimize chipmaker’s infrastructure hardware for the German company’s enterprise software applications, including its popular S/4Hana database. The focus is on Intel technologies such as its …
  • DataSpii: Inside the debacle that dished private data from Apple, Tesla, Blue Origin—and 4M people 18 Jul 2019 12:14 Aurich Lawson / Getty 1 with 1 posters participating When we use browsers to make medical appointments, share tax returns with accountants, or access corporate intranets, we usually trust that the pages we access will remain private. DataSpii, a newly …
  • Betting on biometrics to boost child vaccination rates 18 Jul 2019 12:08 At a glance: Biometrics and children A large new trial will fingerprint children aged 1 to 5 to track vaccinations and link them to their medical records via biometric information. Some 20 million children are estimated to miss key vaccinations. Most aid …
  • How to Earn or Get Free Bitcoins? 18 Jul 2019 11:34 Recently, new services related to Bitcoin cryptocurrency have started to appear very widely. There is no more need to use long chains of intermediaries to perform simple transactions, losing interest at each stage. This article is more focused on newbies …
  • DSP Concepts and CEVA Partner to Streamline Audio/Voice DSP Software Development for High-End Sound Applications 18 Jul 2019 11:23 Audio Weaver® now optimized for CEVA-X2 and CEVA-BX DSPs, accelerating the development of advanced audio applications for intelligent voice enabled devices MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., – July 18, 2019 – CEVA, Inc. (NASDAQ: CEVA), the leading licensor of signal …
  • United States Pico Projector Market 2019-2024: Focus on Retail, Automotive, Healthcare, Consumer Electronics, and Other End-users - ResearchAndMarkets.com 18 Jul 2019 10:56 DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 18, 2019-- The "United States Pico Projector Market: Prospects, Trends Analysis, Market Size and Forecasts up to 2024" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. The country research report on …
  • Alpha Ori's SMARTShip solution earns global certification 18 Jul 2019 10:02 Leading ship classification society, ClassNK of Japan, has confirmed the type approval certification for SMARTShip, the patented digital shipping solution developed by Singapore-based Alpha Ori Technologies. Alpha Ori Technologies is a B2B Technology …
  • Intel partners with PC vendors to push into Creator PC sector 18 Jul 2019 09:33 Intel partners with PC vendors to push into Creator PC sector Monica Chen, Taipei; Joseph Tsai, DIGITIMES Thursday 18 July 2019 Intel has recently cooperated with its PC brand partners including Micro-Star International (MSI), Asustek Computer, Acer, …
  • Iran, regional countries should improve cyberspace to fight unilateralism 18 Jul 2019 09:26 Making the remarks at the opening ceremony of the 25th Iran International Exhibition of Electronic, Computer & E-Commerce (ELECOMP 2019) in Tehran on Wednesday, the Iranian President noted that “today we are dealing with a digital world and this new …
  • Open-source Firmware 18 Jul 2019 09:06 The May/June 2019 issue of acmqueue is out now Subscribers and ACM Professional members login here   PDF July 17, 2019 Volume 17, issue 3 Jessie Frazelle Operating systems such as Windows, Linux, and macOS have kernels. The kernel controls access to …
  • Anthill Ventures and HCG announce 6 startups for ‘Lumos Health’ programme 18 Jul 2019 08:56 BENGALURU: Anthill Ventures, an investment platform for early-stage startups, in partnership with HealthCare Global Enterprises Limited (HCG) today announced that it has shortlisted six startups for Lumos Health. Lumos Health is a market access programme …
  • East Alton-Wood River High School’s Hall of Famers to be inducted Oct. 12 18 Jul 2019 08:05 East Alton-Wood River High School announced the 2019 Oiler Alumni Hall of Famers who will be formally inducted at a banquet in their honor at 6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 12, in the East Building Courtyard. They join the induction classes of 2009, 2011, 2013, …
  • China’s Internet giants fight for dominance in smart speakers as they target half a billion users not yet online 18 Jul 2019 06:05 Ruan Long works as an Internet professional in Beijing but even he was surprised at some of the unexpected uses of the smart speaker he recently brought home. For one, his second child, now an eighteen-month-old toddler, has already been interacting with …
  • Who's using the User Facilities? 18 Jul 2019 05:26 Credit: Argonne National Laboratory Aiichiro Nakano of the University of Southern California uses the Argonne Leadership Computing Facility to study how light can change the structures and properties of atomically thin materials to create better, cheaper …
  • Reliability the key asset for Apollo 11 computers 18 Jul 2019 04:23 When Neil Armstrong set foot on the moon on July 21st, 1969, about 600 million people watched the culmination of a frenetic few years at Nasa, racing to beat the Russians to the moon. The race to get to the moon was done without many of the technologies …
  • RMIT-fabricated chip mimics brain’s memory making 18 Jul 2019 02:58 Researchers from RMIT, ANU, QUT and Colorado State University have demonstrated an ultra-thin electronic chip which they say can mimic the way neurons work to store and delete information in the brain. Made from a material called black phosphorus, the …
  • WiMi Hologram Cloud, One of China's 5G Holographic Cloud, Listed IPO on NASDAQ Global Market 18 Jul 2019 02:53 Jul 17, 2019 (AB Digital via COMTEX) -- The holographic AR is a technology-intensive industry. The holographic AR experience can only be achieved through a combination of hardware and software technology, and technological advances related to holographic …
  • Turning it off and on again IN SPAAACE! ISS animal-tracker kit needs oldest trick in the book 18 Jul 2019 02:18 Icarus – the ambitious project to track hundreds of thousands of animals from space – has hit an unexpected delay after a specialised computer installed on board the International Space Station (ISS) refused to work as intended. In order to fix the system, …
  • Apple Co-Founder Steve Wozniak Grabs 2 Powerwalls, Expects 3-Year Payback 18 Jul 2019 01:36 Batteries Published on July 17th, 2019 | by Kyle Field 0 July 17th, 2019 by Kyle Field  Not Steve Wozniak’s home. Image courtesy Tesla. Apple co-founder and computer tweaker extraordinaire Steve “Woz” Wozniak is sipping on the Tesla juice with his purchase …
  • San Francisco on high alert after cyberattack on Asian Art Museum computers 18 Jul 2019 01:30 SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- The ransomware attack on the Asian Art Museum foundation's computer system in May raised alarms at San Francisco City Hall. "It has re-elevated the conversation at City Hall, whether we're prepared, whether we have the …
  • Ed Dwight was set to be the first black astronaut. Here's why it never happened 18 Jul 2019 00:42 For a brief moment, the civil rights movement and the space race came together. The bone-rattling trip to the upper reaches of Earth's atmosphere used to require a steady hand, a powerful jet and the precision of an airman ready to dodge enemy fire. …
  • Google Glass lives on, this time as a device to teach children with autism 18 Jul 2019 00:25 SAN FRANCISCO — When Esaïe Prickett sat down in the living room with his mother, father and four older brothers, he was the only one wearing Google Glass. As Esaïe, who was 10 at the time and is 12 now, gazed through the computerized glasses, his family …
  • Cape Drops Support for DJI Drones and Launches Cape Preferred... 17 Jul 2019 23:15 Aerial Autonomy Leader, Skydio, to Partner with Cape for Secure Remote Drone Operations REDWOOD CITY, Calif. (PRWEB) July 17, 2019 Cape, the leading cloud platform for remote drone operations, today announced that, effective immediately, the company will …
  • CompuLab Turns An 8-Core/16-Thread Xeon, 64GB RAM, NVIDIA Quadro RTX 4000 Into Fan-Less Computer 17 Jul 2019 17:22 Three years ago we checked out the CompuLab Airtop as a high-performance fanless PC. Back then it was exciting to passively cool an Intel Core i7 5775C, 16GB of RAM, SATA 3.0 SSD, and a GeForce GTX 950 graphics card. But now in 2019 thanks to the continued …
  • Here’s How Elon Musk Plans to Put a Computer in Your Brain 17 Jul 2019 16:05 Elon Musk doesn’t think his newest endeavor, revealed Tuesday night after two years of relative secrecy, will end all human suffering. Just a lot of it. Eventually. At a presentation at the California Academy of Sciences, hastily announced via Twitter and …
  • Elon Musk says Neuralink plans 2020 human test of brain-computer interface 17 Jul 2019 14:57 Neuralink plans to test its brain machine interface technology with four of its N1 chips installed under patients' skin. Neuralink; Screenshot by Stephen Shankland/CNET Neuralink, Elon Musk's startup that's trying to directly link brains …
  • Looming Earnings Deluge May Keep Traders On The Sidelines 17 Jul 2019 13:16 The major U.S. index futures are currently pointing to a roughly flat opening on Wednesday following the modest pullback seen in the previous session. Traders may stick to the sidelines as they wait for the earnings season to pick up steam being making …
  • The Morning After: Elon Musk's plan to plug a computer into your brain 17 Jul 2019 11:13 What does it mean to be better, faster, stronger when money is no object?The tech elite athletes use We asked five elite runners, all of whom are flush with sponsorship deals and prize money, on what they use to train, and how they protect their most …
  • Mounting Demand from Robotics to Encourage AI in Computer Vision Market Growth 17 Jul 2019 10:57 Jul 17, 2019 (AB Digital via COMTEX) -- Market Overview The AI in computer vision market will surpass a valuation of USD 27 billion, attaining a CAGR of 45% during the forecast period (2017-2023), Market Research Future (MRFR) unveils in a detailed report. …
  • Apollo 11 Had a Hidden Hero: Software 17 Jul 2019 09:24 "Monday's Wall Street Journal includes a special Apollo 11 feature," writes Slashdot reader Outatime in honor of the 50th anniversary since Apollo 11's Saturn V launched from the Kennedy Space Center. "[O]f particular interest to …
  • Chesterfield man gets probation; must repay $227,000 stolen from Clayton company 17 Jul 2019 07:06 CLAYTON — A Chesterfield man who embezzled from his Clayton employer was sentenced Monday to five years of probation and ordered to repay $227,787. James Guccione, of Chesterfield, was admitted embezzling from a Clayton company, though the amount remains …
  • Elon Musk's Neuralink plans 2020 human test of brain-computer interface 17 Jul 2019 04:01 Researchers associated with Elon Musk's Neuralink startup have proposed a sewing machine-like system to implant flexible electrodes to establish a communication link between brains and computers. Timothy L Hanson, Camilo A Diaz-Botia, Viktor Kharazia, …
  • Best Computer Speakers 2019: Go Loud With These Desktop PC Speakers 16 Jul 2019 21:48 You have a screaming fast gaming PC, a beautiful adaptive-sync monitor, and a macro’d-out gaming keyboard and gaming mouse. But when you start up your favorite game, the thin and tinny sound from the gaming monitor’s speakers is just…blah. You could use a …
  • Server hardware makers shift production out of China 16 Jul 2019 20:43 The supply chain of vendors that build servers and network communication devices is accelerating its shift of production out of China to Taiwan and North America, along with other nations not subject to the trade war between the U.S. and China. Last May, …
  • AI Hardware Summit: Next 12 Months of AI Hardware Industry to Be Mapped out at Silico... 16 Jul 2019 16:49 Hyperscalers, semiconductor companies, device manufacturers and the critical mass of AI hardware start-ups from across the globe, will present their approaches to processing machine learning training and inference workloads in both server and client …
  • 3 of the Best Stocks to Buy for Beginners 16 Jul 2019 15:18 Investing in stocks is a great way to build wealth for the future. But taking that first step can be daunting. If you've ever felt that way, you're not alone. CNN says 46% of Americans aren't investing right now. And with over 630,000 publicly …
  • Hardware OTP Token Authentication Market - Global Growth, Trends, and Forecast 2019-2024 - ResearchAndMarkets.com 16 Jul 2019 14:19 DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 16, 2019-- The "Hardware OTP Token Authentication Market - Growth, Trends, and Forecast (2019 - 2024)" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. Hardware OTP tokens are a product category within …
  • What is a computer virus? How they spread and 5 signs you've been infected 16 Jul 2019 10:24 Computer virus definition A computer virus is a form of malicious software that piggybacks onto legitimate application code in order to spread and reproduce itself. Like other types of malware, a virus is deployed by attackers to damage or take control of …
  • African migrants learn how to build computers in Australia 16 Jul 2019 00:14 It is here at the State Library of Queensland in Australia that these young migrants have acquired technical skills. Today, they are participating in a competition to rebuild a computer. The library set up the program to make the most of electronic waste, …
  • How the quest for a scalable quantum computer is helping fight cancer 15 Jul 2019 17:19 Today, someone with breast cancer may undergo several rounds of chemotherapy and spend months in limbo before medical scans can show if that particular cocktail of toxic drugs is shrinking the tumor. Case Western Reserve University researchers are working …
  • Could chiplets help fuel the next leap in computer processing power? 15 Jul 2019 12:44 As the march of Moore's Law slows, so chip designers have had to find new ways of delivering the regular leaps in computer processing power power we've become accustomed to. One of the more recent trends is a fresh push towards using specialized …
  • Why Moving the Mouse in Windows 95 Made the OS Faster 15 Jul 2019 10:45 If you’ve computed for a long enough period of time, chances are you’ve seen some weird stuff. For example, I once had an HP printer that — and I swear to God, I’m not kidding — would only print when turned off. It would sit, placidly mocking your attempts …
  • Why fight for equality goes on for women in engineering after 100 years 15 Jul 2019 06:13 As Leeds marks the Women’s Engineering Society’s centenary, past president Lynette Willoughby explains why its fight for equality remains as relevant as ever. Chris Burn reports. From being told she couldn’t apply for a dream job on British Antarctic …
  • 5 Quality Stocks With Margin of Safety 15 Jul 2019 01:08 According to the GuruFocus All-in-One Screener, the following companies have high business predictability ratings and a wide margin of safety. Ituran Location and Control Ltd. (ITRN) The company has a 4.5-star business predictability rank and, according to …
  • Page through computer history with this complete scan of NeXT’s Fall 1989 catalog 14 Jul 2019 21:13 An amateur computer historian has unearthed a cool piece of technology paraphernalia: NeXT’s Fall 1989 catalog. Kevin Savetz recently scanned the entire 138-page book, and posted the files to Archive.org. NeXT was the company that Steve Jobs founded in …
  • Self-Driving Gas Car — A Horse Led By A Carrot On A Stick? 14 Jul 2019 05:57 Cars Published on July 13th, 2019 | by Chanan Bos 0 July 13th, 2019 by Chanan Bos  Elon Musk has said that buying a car today that will not be upgradable to enable full autonomy is like buying a horse. It’s implied that this means you should buy a Tesla, …
  • In memoriam – Corby Corbató, MIT computer science pioneer, dies at 93 13 Jul 2019 23:17 Almost everyone’s heard of Linux – it’s the operating system kernel that’s behind a significant proportion of servers on the internet, including most of Google, Facebook, Amazon and many other contemporary online juggernauts. In its Android flavour, Linux …
  • Margaret Hamilton: ‘They worried that the men might rebel. They didn’t’ 13 Jul 2019 16:44 Computer pioneer Margaret Hamilton was critical to landing astronauts on the moon for the first time on 20 July 1969 and returning them safely a few days later. The young Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) computer programmer and working mother …
  • Austin Peay State University business student heading to national FBLA competition 12 Jul 2019 10:34   Clarksville, TN – Surrounded by 100 state and international winners, Austin Peay State University (APSU) student Jacob Knight,  waits to begin his test. They have 60 minutes to answer 100 questions ranging from computer hardware to operating systems. …
  • Economic development lessons from Singapore - The Zimbabwe Independent 12 Jul 2019 09:49 SINGAPORE is a tiny island-city state in south-east Asia with a total area of 718km2 (543 times smaller than Zimbabwe) and part of the four Asian Tigers (others are Hong Kong, Taiwan and South Korea). The country is a high-income economy with a gross …
  • Code Cayman launches free Summer computer programming course for local students 12 Jul 2019 04:18 Grand Cayman, 11 July 2019: Code (Cayman) is launching Youth Code (Cayman) 2019, its first one-of-a-kind computer programming course that will inspire Cayman’s next generation to break into the technology by learning to code. Code (Cayman) is a learning …
  • UCLA professor faces life imprisonment after shipping hardware used in missiles to China 12 Jul 2019 02:52 UCLA professor, 64, faces life imprisonment after shipping hardware used in U.S. missiles and fighter jets to China Electrical engineer Yi-Chi Shih was convicted on 18 federal charges last week The professor, 64, shipped hardware used to make military …
  • Latin American Office Printer Hardware Markets, 2014-2017 & 2018-2022 - ResearchAndMarkets.com 11 Jul 2019 14:48 DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 11, 2019-- The "2018 Latin American Office Printer Hardware Forecast" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. The 2018 Latin America Office Printer Hardware Forecast contains forecasts for 2018 …
  • Rate Cut Optimism May Lead To Continued Strength On Wall Street 11 Jul 2019 13:18 The major U.S. index futures are pointing to a higher opening on Thursday, with stocks likely to add to the gains posted in the previous session. The markets may continue to benefit from renewed optimism about a near-term interest rate cut following …
  • Fujitsu Computer Products of America, Inc. to Create a Simplified and Secure Scan-to-Fax Solution for OpenText™ RightFax™ 11 Jul 2019 02:34 Fujitsu Computer Products of America Sunnyvale, CA, July 11, 2019 Fujitsu Computer Products of America, Inc., the established leader in document imaging, today announced the availability of a seamless and easy scan-to-fax solution, the Easy NX Connect for …
  • 10 Best Credit Cards for Self-employed Workers & Contractors 2019 11 Jul 2019 01:08 The best credit cards for self-employed workers help keep sole proprietors on budget. They charge no annual fees, keep ongoing interest rates low, and offer introductory 0% financing on purchases and balance transfers for nine months or more. Some cards …
  • For Expert Support, Rely on Hoffman Computer Associates 10 Jul 2019 22:08 Do you have a new computer that you are not quite sure how to use? Is your old computer acting up and you don’t know why? Do you have too many photos and videos, and not enough space to store them all? No matter what your computer issues are, you can rely …
  • HPPR Connect 94.9 Back On The Air 10 Jul 2019 21:17 UPDATE: Tuesday, July 9 - HPPR Connect 94.9 in Amarillo is back on the air! Thanks again for your patience! And don't forget, you can always stream HPPR Connect or HPPR at hppr.org.   UPDATE: Tuesday, July 9 -  Engineers are working with the …
  • U.S. Stocks Pull Back Off Best Levels But Still Close Higher 10 Jul 2019 20:51 Stocks gave back some ground after an early move to the upside but managed to remain mostly positive throughout the trading session on Wednesday. The major averages all reached record intraday highs, although only the Nasdaq managed to end the session at a …
  • AMD Ryzen 9 3900X Processor Review 10 Jul 2019 17:15 AMD Ryzen 9 3900X Processor Review Wed, Jul 10 2019 | 12:02PM | Filed under: CPU / Processors| PermaLink Posted by: STAFF "The Ryzen 3000 series is here! Besides the initial launch of Ryzen a couple of years ago this might by one of the most hyped …
  • Don't buy the faulty Raspberry Pi 4 -- get a different Linux-compatible single-board computer instead 10 Jul 2019 14:32 Raspberry Pi computers are pretty damn great. Not only are they small and inexpensive, but they are ideal for tinkering and learning. And yes, they can serve as excellent media boxes thanks to the Linux-based LibreELEC. With the Raspberry Pi 4, however, it …
  • Ask Slashdot: Is Modern Technology Moving Us Towards A Utopia Or A Dystopia? 10 Jul 2019 13:45 111815190 submission Submitted by dryriver on Sunday July 07, 2019 @10:42AM dryriver writes: On Slashdot, many news stories center around technologies that are problematic or outright dangerous — internet services ruining your privacy and the …
  • Cloud computing: IBM buys Red Hat for $34b 10 Jul 2019 08:08 IBM buys Red Hat to boost its cloud computing business International Business Machines Corp has acquired software company Red Hat Inc, for USD 34 billion as it looks to ramp up its cloud computing business. It is the company’s biggest acquisition in its …
  • How Ross Perot created the Information Age 10 Jul 2019 07:56 We lost a unique and visionary American in Ross Perot.  We so often see Ross in the red, white and blue colors of an earlier America. Deservedly so. Here are notes from his Horatio Alger life story: Texarkana newspaper boy; midshipman shaking lands with …
  • IBM seals USD 34 billion deal to buy Red Hat to boost cloud business 10 Jul 2019 07:53 Red Hat specializes in Linux operating systems, the most popular type of open-source software. International Business Machines Corp said on Tuesday it has closed its USD 34 billion acquisition of software company Red Hat Inc, as it looks to ramp up its …
  • IBM closes $34 billion deal to ramp up cloud computing 10 Jul 2019 02:57 International Business Machines Corp. has closed on its $34 billion acquisition of software company Red Hat Inc., the company announced Tuesday, as it looks to ramp up its cloud computing business. Underscoring the drive into high-margin businesses, …
  • TNW’s mid-2019 guide to virtual reality hardware 10 Jul 2019 02:03 Virtual reality is a booming technology. Like artificial intelligence and blockchain, it’s on a meteoric rise and every big tech company on the planet wants in. But there’s more to VR than market value and technical specifications. Hardware such as the …
  • It Would Take This 50-Year-Old NASA Computer More Than a Quintillion Years to Mine a Single Bitcoin Block 09 Jul 2019 22:44 Ken Shirriff is a hardware hacker who also has a penchant for restoring old computers, including the Xerox Alto, which had a huge influence on Steve Jobs and the Macintosh computer. His latest project was bringing one of NASA’s Apollo-era guidance …
  • Computer from NASA’s Apollo program reprogrammed to mine bitcoin 09 Jul 2019 22:41 Enlarge / DSKY unit of the Apollo Guidance Computer in the National Air and Space Museum. Shirriff used a different unit that belongs to a private collector. 12 with 11 posters participating Among the many technological breakthroughs of NASA's …
  • IBM closes $34 bln deal to buy Red Hat to boost cloud business 09 Jul 2019 20:58 (Reuters) - International Business Machines Corp (IBM.N) said on Tuesday it has closed its $34 billion acquisition of software company Red Hat Inc (RHT.N), as it looks to ramp up its cloud computing business. The logo for IBM is displayed on a screen on …
  • Self-made billionaire politician Ross Perot dies at 89 09 Jul 2019 20:02 In an interview with CBS’s 60 Minutes that aired nine days before the election, Perot said the real reason he had dropped out in July was that he had learnt of a plan by Republican leaders, whom he would not  name, “to have a computer-created false photo …
  • The Company IBM's Buying For 34 Billion Dollars 09 Jul 2019 16:19 IBM agreed to pay $190 a share for Red Hat, representing a 63 percent premium. International Business Machines Corp said on Tuesday it has closed its $34 billion acquisition of software company Red Hat Inc as it looks to ramp up its cloud computing …
  • Ross Perot, eccentric billionaire who made two independent runs for president, dies at 89 09 Jul 2019 15:20 The family announced the death in a statement but did not provide a cause. The son of a politically connected cotton broker, Perot followed a long tradition of buccaneering Texas entrepreneurs. Following an unhappy stint in the peacetime Navy of the 1950s, …
  • Waning Rate Cut Optimism May Weigh On Wall Street 09 Jul 2019 13:09 The major U.S. index futures are pointing to a lower opening on Tuesday, with stocks likely to extend the pullback seen over the two previous sessions. Waning optimism about a near-term interest rate cut may continue to weigh on the markets following last …
  • IBM closes $34 billion deal to buy Red Hat 09 Jul 2019 12:41 (Reuters) - International Business Machines Corp (IBM.N) said on Tuesday it has closed its $34 billion acquisition of software company Red Hat Inc (RHT.N) as it looks to ramp up its cloud computing business. The logo for IBM is displayed on a screen on the …
  • Contrasting Manhattan Associates (NASDAQ-MANH) and China Digital TV (NASDAQ-STVVY) 09 Jul 2019 09:59 Manhattan Associates (NASDAQ:MANH) and China Digital TV (OTCMKTS:STVVY) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, analyst recommendations, …
  • Tesla's Full Self-Driving computer retrofit program could roll out this year, Musk says - Roadshow 09 Jul 2019 00:02 Elon Musk has been at it on Twitter again, this time talking about plans for a potential fall/winter rollout of the full self-driving computer retrofit. Charley Gallay/Getty Images Tesla's high-powered in-house-designed "Full Self-Driving…
  •  Having Trouble? Ways to Fix Your Computer Issues 08 Jul 2019 22:10 Most of us aren’t rich enough to replace our computer once we face a blue screen. You can’t ignore a major issue with your computer either; the modern world is so dependent on technology, fixing problems means keeping the gears turning. A failing computer …
  • U.S. Stocks Pull Back Further Off Record Highs 08 Jul 2019 22:02 Stocks came under pressure early in the trading session on Monday and remained mostly lower throughout the day. With the drop on the day, the major averages pulled back further off the record closing highs set last Wednesday. The major averages ended the …
  • OFFICIAL RULES: Hammer’s House Party contest 08 Jul 2019 17:01 × OFFICIAL RULES: Hammer’s House Party contest FOX59 – WXIN OFFICIAL RULES FOR SWEEPSTAKES FOR FOUR PREMIUM TICKETS TO HAMMER’S HOUSE PARTY AT RUOFF HOME MORTGAGE MUSIC CENTER ON JULY 27, 2019 NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN …
  • U.S. Stocks Remain Mostly Lower After Early Pullback 08 Jul 2019 16:45 After coming under pressure early in the session, stocks remain firmly negative in mid-day trading on Monday. The major averages are adding to the modest losses posted in the previous session, pulling back further off the record closing highs set last …
  • UAH Space Hardware Club on the Hunt for Terrestrial Gamma Rays in Thunderstorms 08 Jul 2019 16:38 Newswise — HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (July 8, 2019) – Student members of the Space Hardware Club at The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) are preparing to launch weather balloons into thunderstorms to try to directly observe the terrestrial gamma ray …
  • Can computer ‘time travel’ thwart ransomware attacks? 08 Jul 2019 15:57 Computer scientists are experimenting with a ‘time travel’ feature in order to combat ransomware attacks. The new method makes use of stored copies of files which can then replace compromised files. A major cyber threat involves hackers using malware to …
  • U.S. Stocks Move Mostly Lower In Morning Trading 08 Jul 2019 15:47 Stocks have moved mostly lower in morning trading on Monday, adding to the modest losses posted in the previous session. With the drop on the day, the major averages are pulling back further off the record closing highs set last Wednesday. The major …
  • U.S. Stocks Move Mostly Lower In Morning Trading 08 Jul 2019 15:47 Stocks have moved mostly lower in morning trading on Monday, adding to the modest losses posted in the previous session. With the drop on the day, the major averages are pulling back further off the record closing highs set last Wednesday. The major …
  • PolyU Organizes Hong Kong’s First Competition on Design-Led Technology for Social Good 08 Jul 2019 10:44 The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) organised, in collaboration with The Mills Fabrica, the Grand Finals of “Techstyle for Social Good International Competition 2019” in late June to promote a new design approach – techstyle (i.e. intersection of …
  • Public elem schools in Dgte benefit from e-classroom upgrading 07 Jul 2019 21:40 DUMAGUETE CITY, June 19 (PIA) -- About 25,000 pupils in 18 public elementary schools in the city will now be provided with information and communications technology (ICT) tools in the classroom to increase learners to operate in an information age. Under …
  • Don’t pick and choose 07 Jul 2019 19:33 From this author The latest Union Budget has sought to do this in respect of certain “sunrise” and “advanced technology” sectors. Should the government be in the business of “picking winners” — identifying particular industries that it sees as worthy of …
  • CHEAP: Get $530 off an Alienware Aurora desktop computer 05 Jul 2019 20:31 Dell’s Alienware brand focuses on gaming computers. They’re typically quite expensive, but thanks to a deal, you can now get $530 off a new Alienware Aurora desktop computer, bringing the price down to $1,599.99. Here’s what you get for your money: Six- …