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Nvidia shares drop on Q3 revenue miss, weak guidance

Nvidia published its third quarter financial results Thursday, beating earnings expectations but falling short on revenue. It also gave a weak outlook for Q4. Shares dropped by more than 15 percent in after-hours trading. Non-GAAP earnings per diluted share were $1.84, up 38 percent from $1.33 a year earlier. Revenue for the third quarter came to $3.18 billion, up 21… Read more →

Amazon tops smart speaker market in Q3

Smart speaker shipments in Q3 2018 soared year-over-year, with Amazon leading the way. The battle between Amazon and Google drove smart speaker sales higher in the US and some other key markets, according to research firm Canalys. Meanwhile, Baidu, Alibaba and Xiaomi are vying to lead the huge growth in the Chinese market. Worldwide smart speaker shipments grew 137 percent… Read more →

Red Hat releases Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 beta

must read From Linux to Cloud, why Red Hat matters for every enterprise Today, Red Hat dominates enterprise Linux. Tomorrow, it wants to rule the cloud. Don’t bet against it. Read More Four years ago Red Hat released its last major flagship operating system update: Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 7. A lot has changed since then. In 2014, the… Read more →

Amazon Seven Days of Black Friday Deals: All-time lows on smart office and smart home devices

Black Friday seems to have started earlier than ever this year, with Amazon announcing at the beginning of the month several early deals for its own Echo and Fire TV devices. Now, the online retailer is revealing a new promo scheme called “Seven Days of Black Friday Deals.” See it now: Amazon Seven Days of Black Friday Deals These are… Read more →

Making sense of Microsoft’s approach to AI

As the past year has made clear, Microsoft’s strategy is to add AI (and stir) to all of its products and services. But is there some kind of higher-level method to Microsoft’s AI madness? There is, but Microsoft’s all-up strategy when it comes to AI isn’t necessarily readily apparent or quick to explain. Microsoft has an increasing number of commercial… Read more →

Zuckerberg or Sandberg: Who should Facebook unfollow first?

Zuckerberg and Sandberg, meet iceberg. There had always been suspicions that Facebook was a peculiar company, run by peculiar people in peculiar ways. A New York Times investigation published on Wednesday, however, reveals a Facebook in which its two top executives — CEO Mark Zuckerberg and COO Sheryl Sandberg — seem to have very strange instincts that may not be… Read more →

​Mark Shuttleworth reveals Ubuntu 18.04 will get a 10-year support lifespan

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 At OpenStack Summit in Berlin, Canonical and Ubuntu founder Mark Shuttleworth said in a keynote that Ubuntu 18.04 Long Term Support (LTS) support lifespan would be… Read more →

Truly, the robots are taking our jobs: An automatic transcription software comparison

Transcription services can save you time, effort, and if you’re anything like me, allows you to avoid having to listen to your own voice — a concept many of us find cringeworthy. While there are many manual services out there in which you outsource transcription tasks and have someone else manually type out conversations or interviews, in recent times, automatic… Read more →

One in five Magecart-infected stores get reinfected within days

Online stores that have been infected with the Magecart malware –known to record and steal credit card details from checkout forms– often get reinfected after clean-up operations, a recent report has revealed. “In the last quarter, 1 out of 5 breached stores were infected (and cleaned) multiple times, some even up to 18 times,” said Willem de Groot, a Dutch… Read more →

My Health Record remains opt-out as Senate passes privacy amendments

The automatic creation of digital health records will continue as planned for all Australians who haven’t opted out by the new deadline of January 31. The laws controlling Australia’s contentious centralised My Health Record system will get significantly improved privacy provisions, however. So-called “secondary use” of health data will get regulatory oversight from a new Data Governance Board. These changes… Read more →