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3 hrs ago | West Australian

Hewlett-Packard posts surprise revenue gain after PC sales spike

Hewlett-Packard Co posted a surprise increase in quarterly revenue after sales from its personal computer division climbed 12 percent, but a flat to declining performance from its other units underscored the company's uphill battle to revive growth.


Related Topix: Hewlett Packard, HP, PC, Computers, Science

4 hrs ago | Freshnews

Narrative Science Demonstrates How Artificial Intelligence Explains the True Meaning Hidden in Data

Narrative Science , the leader in Narrative Analytics, today announced Narrative Science co-founder and Chief Scientist Kris Hammond, Ph.D., will present "The Future of Communications: Human Insight at Machine Scale" during the Cognitive Computing Forum at the Sainte Claire Hotel in San Jose, Calif.


Related Topix: Science, Computers

5 hrs ago | Dark Horizons News

AMC Renews "Halt and Catch Fire"

AMC has renewed is freshman drama "Halt and Catch Fire" for a second season. The 1980s Texas-set computer drama stars Lee Pace and Scoot McNairy and explores the personal computing boom.


Related Topix: Science

9 hrs ago | Newswise

The Internet Was Delivered to the Masses; Parallel Computing Is Not Far Behind

During the past few years, Virginia Tech's Wu Feng has built upon a National Science Foundation / Microsoft grant from the "Computing in the Cloud" program, and synergistically complemented it with subsequent collaborative grants, including a $6 million award from the Air Force on "big computing" for mini-drones and a $1 million award from NSF and ... (more)


Related Topix: Science, Groove Commerce, Science / Technology, High Performance Computing, Computers, Cloud Computing

13 hrs ago | Science Daily

Cloud computing: The last step towards technological globalization?

Cloud computing is not only the latest revolution in the ICT world, but a key enhancer of innovation and economic development.


Related Topix: Science, Science / Technology, Cloud Computing

17 hrs ago | Freshnews

Parallels Announces Parallels Desktop 10 for Mac with Os X Yosemite...

Parallels today launched Parallels Desktop 10 for Mac and Parallels Desktop 10 for Mac Enterprise Edition , the industry-leading software for running Windows applications on Macs.


Related Topix: Parallels, Science, Computers

Tue Aug 19, 2014


RISC creator is pushing open source chips for cloud computing and the internet of things

Computer scientists at the University of California, Berkeley, are joining the fight for open source chips with an instruction set architecture called RISC-V.


Related Topix: Science, Cloud Computing, Science / Technology, UC Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, Computers, Startups, Intel


Robotics & AI/ Ancient Anomalies

In the first half, author and entrepreneur Eric Schiffer discussed his concerns about the surge in the use of robotic technology as well as AI .


Wall Street Journal

Victoria Song: We Can Create Our Own Opportunities

I entered the world of venture capital against the odds. I was only 23 years old, didn't have a technical degree and I'm a woman.


Related Topix: Venture Capital, Emerging Technology, Science


New Algorithm Gives Credit Where Credit Is Due

Image Caption: Albert-LA szlA3 BarabA si, the Robert Gray Dodge Professor of Network Science and a Distinguished University Professor at Northeastern, co-authored a paper with visiting scholar Hua-Wei Shen that presented a new algorithm to determine how credit should be allocated among multiple authors of one research paper.


Related Topix: Science, Physics


Google and LinkedIn Feed Matt Argall's Passion for Artificial Intelligence Apps

Google just bought Emu, an intelligent messaging app that can be used as an artificial assistant.


Related Topix: Science, Social Software

Small Shops Embrace Arbitrage; Google's Adwords Update

On Monday, Ad Age profiled a small digital agency whose atypical business strategy might signal a growing trend.


Related Topix: Google, Startups, Widevine Technologies, Boulder, CO, Science

Mon Aug 18, 2014


Sources: Startup SimpliVity Inks Deal With Cisco, Will Use UCS Servers For Hyper-Converged Appliances

SimpliVity, a "hyper-converged" infrastructure startup, has inked an agreement with Cisco Systems to improve its position in one of enterprise technology's hottest market segments, CRN has learned.


Related Topix: Science, Science / Technology, High Performance Computing, Westborough, MA


Oracle gives Exadata some backward compatibility

Oracle has made it possible to run a much older but still widely used version of its database software on Exadata, in a move that could make heretofore reluctant buyers pull the trigger on a purchase of the data-processing appliance.


Related Topix: Science, Science / Technology, Cloud Computing


Startup Cracks Multi-Core/Thread Programming Problem | EE Times

Sviral , a young Silicon Valley company working on programming and computing issues, appears to have cracked one of the toughest problems in computing today -- that of creating software programs that can effectively use multiple processing cores and threads without requiring programmers to have PhDs in computer science.


Related Topix: Science, Science / Technology, CPU

Brandon Sun

BlackBerry forms business unit to hold patent portfolio, innovative tech assets

BlackBerry Ltd. has created a new business unit that will combine some of its most innovative technology, including QNX embedded software, Certicom cryptography applications and its patent portfolio.


Related Topix: Cryptography, Science


Brocade Pitches Open Networking to Cash-Strapped Feds

If storage and compute power can be purchased on a usage-based pricing model, like a utility, then why can't networking follow the same path? Moreover, why shouldn't that network run on an open architecture that fosters competition among multiple service providers? That's Brocade's pitch to the federal government - a market that the networking ... (more)


Related Topix: CIO News, Cloud Computing, Science / Technology, Science

Journal Gazette

Employers seeing tighter labor pool

So he's changing the focus of his $2.5 billion, Oklahoma City business. Instead of concentrating on finding jobs for those who want them, Express Employment is putting more effort into finding workers for companies that need them.


Related Topix: Science, Lexington, MA, Manpower, Human Resources

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Nelson Mail

Blake makes the point - 1304 times

The Year 12 student successfully recited the mathematical constant "pi" to 1304 decimal places from memory.


Related Topix: Science, World Records


New Tool Makes A Single Picture Worth A...

Image Caption: Users can use the tool to focus on images in which President Obama appears over Stephen Colbert's shoulder, and then observe Colbert's typical body posture among those results.


Related Topix: UC Berkeley, Science, Wedding, Computers, UC Davis


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