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Intel unveils next-gen Sunny Cove CPUs, graphics plans, and 3D silicon stacking

2019 looks set to be a busy year for Intel as the chip giant as it prepares to power not only the next generation of PCs, but also a whole raft of other smart devices, ranging from high-tech consumer gadgets to business workloads such as AI, cloud data centers, and autonomous vehicles. And powering all this will be the company’s… Read more →

The rise of Kubernetes epitomizes the transition from big data to flexible data

Kubernetes is not exactly under the radar technology. Kubecon, the main event for Kubernetes in the US, has been sold out for a while. People such as Sarah Wells, technical director for Operations and Reliability at The Financial Times, comment on its phenomenal growth as a sign the technology is “crossing the chasm” to reach the early adopters. The key… Read more →

Can Firefox survive in a Google world?

Getty Images/iStockphoto Last week, Microsoft announced it was throwing in the towel on its EdgeHTML development effort and switching to the open-source Chromium engine. That’s a big win for Google, which maintains that codebase and uses it as the core of Google Chrome. It’s arguably a big win for Microsoft’s enterprise customers, too, who can now count on having a… Read more →

​What’s really the fastest Windows 10 web browser today?

Video: Browser makers to block intrusive ad formats Windows 10: Chrome vs Firefox vs Edge. Guess which wins Microsoft’s battery-life test? Microsoft says dialing back Adobe Flash in Edge in the Windows 10 Creators Update has made it the most energy-efficient browser of all. Read More Opera claims its eponymous web browser is “far faster than Firefox Quantum 58.” Mozilla… Read more →

​Bitnami Kubernetes Production Runtime released

techrepublic Kubernetes: The smart person’s guide Kubernetes is a series of open source projects for automating the deployment, scaling, and management of containerized applications. Find out why the ecosystem matters, how to use it, and more. Read More If you want to use a safe third-party container, smart people know they should turn to Bitnami. This company packages, deploys, and… Read more →

Former Mt. Gox CEO could face 10 years behind bars in embezzlement case

Prosecutors are pursuing a sentence of ten years in prison for the former chief executive of Mt. Gox, Mark Karpeles, over alleged embezzlement. Karpeles, who is facing charges of embezzlement and the alleged theft of cryptocurrency belonging to investors worth millions of dollars, has always denied any wrongdoing. The Mt. Gox cryptocurrency exchange closed its doors abruptly and without warning… Read more →

How to add two or more SIM cards into your existing iPhone

Most people manage perfectly well with a single SIM card, but some people like to have separation between their work and home life (or maybe they run several different businesses), or they travel a lot and end up having to switch between multiple SIM cards to get the best deals. On TechRepublic The 10 coding languages top developers plan to… Read more →

The finger has been pointed at China for Marriott data breach

A Chinese cyberespionage campaign was behind a devastating data breach affecting millions of Marriott guests, reports suggest. The data breach, revealed last month, involved the personal information of 500 million customers. Data including guest names, mailing addresses, phone numbers, passport numbers, dates of birth, and Starwood Preferred Guest (“SPG”) account information, as well as payment card data — in some… Read more →

Tesla patent aims to boost manufacturing through augmented reality

A new patent filed by Tesla suggests the company is investigating augmented reality (AR) as a means to boost efficiency and production in its factories. The patent, filed with the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) patent office, is described as an “augmented reality application for manufacturing.” “A series of images of a physical environment are obtained,” the patent description reads…. Read more →

Firefox 64 released with a Windows-like task manager

Mozilla released earlier today Firefox version 64, the latest version of its much-beloved browser. This release comes packed with a lot of features, such as a system for recommending appropriate extensions to users based on their web activity and support for multi-tab selections. However, a big update is Mozilla’s revamping of the about:performance page, which has now been reshaped and… Read more →

Microsoft is close to bringing recognition of multiple different voices to Cortana

In October 2017, Amazon enabled its Alexa personal digital assistant to distinguish between the voices of different users. More than a year later, Microsoft seemingly is getting closer to enabling the same in Cortana. Credit: Microsoft Consultant/developer and self-professed Microsoft fan Jonathan (@obrienclanman) said on Twitter today, December 11, that he recently purchased an Xbox One and set up the… Read more →

US border agents aren’t deleting travelers’ data after device searches

Image: CBP A US government report says border agents have not been following proper procedures for the past two fiscal years when it came to searching travelers’ electronic devices, which has led to situations where user data was not deleted from USB thumb drives following device searches. This is just one of the multiple conclusions listed in a report from… Read more →