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The downsides of buying a new Mac

I just bought a new Mac. A high-end 15-inch MacBook Pro to be precise. It replaces my 2013 15-inch MacBook Pro that acquired a crack in the display that turns out to be expensive to fix. So, I fired up the Apple Store app on my iPhone, tapped a few options, clicked “Buy,” handed over thousands of dollars to Apple,… Read more →

Nvidia acquires chipmaker Mellanox

Nvidia has novel approach to train robots to manipulate objects With a unique combination of synthetic images, the researchers found a way to more easily and more effectively train a computer vision algorithm for robots. Nvidia has reportedly leaped into the Mellanox fray, taking on rival companies including Intal and Xilinx in an attempt to acquire the chipmaker. According to… Read more →

IBM takes on Alzheimer’s disease with machine learning

IBM’s cloud hybrid approach will help convert retailers to the cloud IBM tells retailers that they will help with the process of converting to cloud, bypassing a major infrastructure overhaul. Read more: IBM has introduced machine learning (ML) to the diagnostics field in the hopes that one day these technologies may assist in the creation of stable and effective… Read more →