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New Unisys ClearPath System Outperforms Mainframe Offerings

New Unisys ClearPath System Outperforms Mainframe Offerings

Unisys completed its decade-long transition of two product lines to an all-Intel platform with today’s introduction of ...

IoT Caveats for Chip Makers

IoT Caveats for Chip Makers

If nothing else, the Internet of Things certainly does generate a lot of research reports. The latest ...

Samsung Enters IoT Fray with Dev Platform

Samsung Enters IoT Fray with Dev Platform

The other shoe has dropped in the race to define the conceptual framework called the Internet of ...

IEEE: Computing ‘Earthquake’ Needed As Scaling Stalls

IEEE: Computing ‘Earthquake’ Needed As Scaling Stalls

Computer scientists worried about the end of computing as we know it have been banging heads for ...

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May 15, 2015(0)
If nothing else, the Internet of Things certainly does generate a lot of research reports. The latest comes from the respected management consulting firm McKinsey & Co. that zeroes in on the semiconductor industry’s substantial stakes in the success of the IoT. McKinsey and the Global Semiconductor Alliance (GSA), whose members include key chip makers like ARM Ltd., Broadcom, ... Full article
May 13, 2015(0)
The other shoe has dropped in the race to define the conceptual framework called the Internet of Things as technology juggernaut Samsung Electronics unveiled its vision that is built around a cloud-based development platform Speaking at the IOT World conference in San Francisco this week, Young Sohn, Samsung Electronics president and chief strategy officer, said the Samsung IoT platform ...
May 6, 2015(0)
Computer scientists worried about the end of computing as we know it have been banging heads for several years looking for ways to return to the historical exponential scaling of computer performance. What is needed, say the proponents of an initiative called “Rebooting Computing,” is nothing less than a radical rethinking of how computers are designed in order to ...
May 5, 2015(0)
Intel wants to address enterprises’ mission-critical, analytics, and big data processing needs with the advent of its new Xeon E7-4800 v3 and E7-8800 v3 x86 chips. The Santa Clara, Calif.-based developer designed the Xeon E7 v3 family to tap into the burgeoning market for speedy in-memory computing, used increasingly to enable digital business strategies and success. The in-memory computing ...
April 21, 2015(0)
Texas Instruments is challenging makers of field programmable gate arrays (FPGAs) and targeting high-performance vertical markets with today’s release of its Keystone-based 66AK2L06 System-on-Chip (SoC). The solution, which uses the JESD204B interface standard, cuts the total board footprint by 66 percent, according to TI. Using this standard also enables customers to create products with higher performance that use up to half the ...
April 16, 2015(0)
They say security breaches are like heart attacks: You don’t start exercising until you’ve had one. It appears that a lengthening series of high-profile security breaches using increasingly sophisticated attacks have prompted IT vendors and their customers to hit the gym. According to a recent survey of IT trends, security experts have replaced programmers, developers and software engineers as ...
April 15, 2015(0)
In-memory computing proponents are citing use examples like online retail shopping to make their case for what they claim is an emerging infrastructure based on in-memory data grids. Among them is GigaSpaces Technologies, the New York-based middleware vendor that rolled out the latest version of its XAP in-memory computing platform this week. Among the new features are improved memory ...
April 13, 2015(0)
Security developer Cylance recently uncovered a new technique for stealing log-in credentials from any Windows PC, tablet, or server – including those running previews of the not-yet-released Windows 10. Dubbed Redirect to SMB, Carnegie Mellon University CERT disclosed the vulnerability after working privately with vendors for the past six weeks to help them mitigate the potential for damage. With ...
April 13, 2015(0)
The rapid and continuing rise of the U.S. dollar against most currencies will put a dent in global IT spending during 2015, a new forecast concludes. Market researcher Gartner called the rapid and largely unexpected rise of the dollar a “currency shock” that would reduce worldwide IT spending by 1.3 percent this year to $3.66 trillion. The forecast reflects ...
March 26, 2015(0)
As traditional NAND flash storage technology approaches the end of the line, chipmakers Intel Corp. and Micron Technology jointly began investigating new approaches to cell design that could be leveraged to dramatically improve storage capacity, performance and reliability. Two-dimensional planar scaling of flash memory cells was on a Moore’s Law path to obsolescence, so the semiconductor leaders formed a ...
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