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The new long-term Linux kernel, Linux 4.14, has arrived

The rising tension between IoT and ERP systems The Internet of Things is the new frontier. However, generations of ERP systems were not designed to handle global networks of sensors and devices. Read More Video: Internal Space Station’s Linux high-performance computer could help future Mars mission Linus Torvalds quietly released the latest Linux 4.14 kernel on Nov. 12. It won’t… Read more →

Brazilian banks lead in artificial intelligence planning

The number of Brazilian banks that see artificial intelligence (AI) as a strategic priority is higher than many mature markets, according to research. About 30 percent of local institutions see AI playing an important role in their innovation plans, according to GFT Technologies’ Digital Banking Expert Survey. By comparison, 23 percent of sector firms in the UK and Mexico see… Read more →

Missouri AG launches Google antitrust probe

Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley announced on Monday that he’s launching an investigation into Google’s business practices, citing concerns the internet giant may be violating the state’s principal consumer-protection statute or its antitrust laws. Trump’s FCC begins net neutrality attack President Trump’s assault on net neutrality has begun — with Ajit Pai leading the way. Read More “There is strong… Read more →

Dell EMC high-performance computing bundles aimed at AI, deep learning

Dell EMC launched a series of high-performance systems designed for machine learning, deep learning, and big data. At SC17, a high-performance computing conference where machine learning is a big theme, Dell EMC outlined the following: Systems that aim to meld high performance computing and data analytics for mainstream enterprises. These systems are designed for fraud detection, image processing, financial analysis,… Read more →

Dell EMC high performance computing bundles aimed at AI, deep learning

Dell EMC launched a series of high-performance systems designed for machine learning, deep learning and big data. At SC17, a high performance computing conference where machine learning is a big theme, Dell EMC outlined the following: Systems that aim to meld high performance computing and data analytics for mainstream enterprises. These systems are designed for fraud detection, image processing, financial… Read more →

Micron doubles capacity of NVDIMM memory

Micron Technology 32GB NVDIMM-N At the SC17 show, Micron Technology has announced new 32GB NVDIMM-N modules that double the capacity offered by existing NVDIMMs. Must read: Is your iPhone’s battery life terrible on iOS11.1? Here’s a temporary workaround NVDIMM-N modules combine standard DDR4 RDIMM memory with flash storage, which not only improves performance but also allows data to be recovered… Read more →

Oracle and cloud: Success demands a customer-centric culture

Because Oracle is one of the most important players in enterprise software, I asked three top industry analysts to join me on Episode 261 of the CXOTalk series of conversations with innovators. Read on to learn how these analysts view Oracle, its position in the market, and its relationship to customers. Oracle is a 40-year old company with almost $40… Read more →

‘Supercomputing for all’ with AMD EPYC

AMD is kicking its EPYC processors into high gear by announcing at SuperComputing 17 that is has several OEMs, distributors, and system integrators ready to deliver EPYC-based systems capable of delivery PetaFLOPS of performance. Must read: Is your iPhone’s battery life terrible on iOS 11.1? Here’s a temporary workaround One system integrator, AMAX, has developed the [SMART]Rack P47, an all-inclusive… Read more →

Next year’s iPhones: More X? More notch? Here are our predictions

The iPhone X is now shipping, and reviews are generally positive. The quality of the OLED screen has been dubbed “best ever” by the display testing experts at DisplayMate. There are, however, some issues. Some screens become problematic in cold temperatures. OLED screens are subject to burn-in, unlike the traditional iPhone LCD screens. The iPhone X screen not only costs… Read more →

Samsung’s Black Friday ad features deals on its laptops, Galaxy tablets

Samsung’s Black Friday ad includes deals on its products other retailers haven’t promoted. Following Dell and HP, Samsung is the latest PC maker that is having a Black Friday sale on its own website. Its leaked ad even has deals on some systems that its retail partners haven’t featured in its promotions. Ironically, the sales Samsung is listing that other… Read more →

A better blockchain: Bitcoin for nothing and transactions for free?

What is the blockchain exactly? A big ponzi scheme or an opportunity and a new technology that we can all use to transform society? Depends on who you’re asking, but a good starting point is to disassociate crypto-currencies such as Bitcoin from blockchain, the underlying data structure and related protocols. One thing to note for crypto-currencies is that they implement… Read more →