Rivet Launches Blazing Fast, Intel-Based Killer Wireless-AC 1550 Chip, New Xbox Router

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Rivet Networks has launched a new Wi-Fi chip based on an Intel solution, as well as a new, Xbox One-optimized router debuting this spring.

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Are You Ready for a RoboCEO?


Here’s a disturbing thought: A RoboCEO powered by artificial intelligence — possibly based on IBM’s Watson — could be running some companies within the next decade. Not every company will warm to the idea, to be sure, but it’s conceivable that the practice could begin. Are you ready to work for a RoboCEO? Though it seems farfetched, this idea has started to bubble to the surface, with leaders like Alibaba Chairman Jack Ma apparently taking it seriously. As any technological leap, there’s quite a bit of both good and bad around AI.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/84858.html?rss=1

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An Ex-Google Engineer Is Founding a Religion to Worship AI. He’s Decades Too Late.

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Disagraced one-time Google engineer Anthony Levandowski wants to found a religion based on the veneration of artificial intelligence. If he’d paused to consider the concept, he might have realized he’s decades late to the party.

The post An Ex-Google Engineer Is Founding a Religion to Worship AI. He’s Decades Too Late. appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/256646-former-google-engineer-wants-form-religion-people-worship-ai-hes-decades-late?source=Computing

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Consumers' Embrace of Mobile Apps Is Limited to a Choice Few


Mobile app use has become a powerful habit among U.S. consumers, based on new research findings from comScore. An increasing number of users have been spending their time consuming video, music and social media on smartphones and other mobile devices, but many are set in their ways and reluctant to try new apps. The report shows that a large percentage of mobile app users’ time is spent on social media apps like Facebook, Snapchat, Twitter or Instagram; watching videos on YouTube; or listening to music on apps like Spotify or Pandora.

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Intel Launches Atom C3000 Servers With Up to 16 Cores, 256GB RAM

Intel has refreshed its dense server Atom hardware with new CPUs based on the Goldmont architecture, with 2-16 cores, low TDPs, and up to 4 10GbE ports.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/254379-intel-launches-new-atom-c3000-servers-16-cores-256gb-ram?source=Computing

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Asrock Confirms Intel’s Coffee Lake CPUs Will Require New Motherboard

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Given that Intel’s upcoming Coffee Lake CPUs are based on the third generation of its 14nm technology, there was some question as to whether they’d be supported by Intel’s 100 and 200-series chipsets. The answer, according to Asrock, is no.

The post Asrock Confirms Intel’s Coffee Lake CPUs Will Require New Motherboard appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/253580-asrock-confirms-intels-coffee-lake-cpus-will-require-new-motherboard-socket?source=Computing

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Will robots take your job? These jobs may be automated in the future

Called simply willrobotstakemyjob.com, the site is based on an academic paper by a pair of Oxford economists that set out some predictions for which jobs were most likely to have tasks automated in the future.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/05/31/will-robots-take-your-job-these-jobs-may-be-automated-in-future.html

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Intel Optane Review Roundup: Next-Generation Memory Standard Earns Lukewarm Reception

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Intel’s new Optane drives, based on 3DXPoint memory, are finally available, but the consumer performance may not be quite what enthusiasts had hoped.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/248226-intel-optane-review-round-intels-next-generation-memory-standard-earns-lukewarm-reception?source=Computing

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Intel launches Optane memory with cache acceleration for PCs

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Intel’s new Optane cache drives, based on its 3DXPoint memory technology, are finally up for pre-order. Performance gains from adding a cache drive are impressive, and the drives themselves are quite affordable in absolute terms.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/246570-intel-launches-optane-memory-pcs-promises-cache-acceleration-offers-affordable-price-points?source=Computing

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Teardowns confirm Nintendo Switch is built on standard Tegra X1 processor

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A new teardown of Nintendo’s Switch confirms the system is based on a standard Tegra X1 processor, not the Pascal or customized architecture some fans speculated about.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/gaming/246307-teardowns-confirm-nintendo-shield-built-standard-tegra-x1-processor?source=Computing

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Nvidia unveils Quadro cards powered by full GP100 Pascal GPUs, HBM2

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Nvidia’s new high-end Quadro card is its first workstation GPU based on HBM2, offers 66% more memory bandwidth than last summer’s P6000.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/243975-nvidia-unveils-new-quadro-gpus-powered-full-gp100-pascal-gpu-hbm2?source=Computing

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Banking Customer Satisfaction Barometer Inches Up


Customer satisfaction with banking institutions improved last year, based on the annual Bank Satisfaction Barometer CFI Group released Thursday. Customers were more likely to remain bank loyal to their bank and even recommend it to others, according to the annual survey of bank customers across the United States. Banks improved their standing with customers and maintained stronger relationships, with the Bank Satisfaction Barometer reaching a four-year-high of 82, up three points from 79 in 2015.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/84260.html?rss=1

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Researchers develop next-gen laser based on fluorescent jellyfish proteins

Researchers have demonstrated the world’s first polariton laser based on lab-grown, fluorescent jellyfish proteins — which has the possibility of helping trigger major advances in fields such as optical computing.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/08/23/researchers-develop-next-gen-laser-based-on-fluorescent-jellyfish-proteins.html

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Intel will fab ARM chips for LG on upcoming 10nm foundry node

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Intel announced that it would begin fabbing 10nm processors based on ARM technology for foundry customers in the near future, starting with LG. It’s a huge shift for Intel.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/233886-intel-will-fab-arm-chips-for-lg-on-upcoming-10nm-foundry-node

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Players in hunt for Pokemon Go monsters feel real-world pain

Beware: “Pokemon Go,” a new smartphone game based on cute Nintendo characters like Squirtle and Pikachu, can be harmful to your health.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/07/08/players-in-hunt-for-pokemon-go-monsters-feel-real-world-pain.html

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Marketers Poised to Run the Customer Experience Show, Survey Says


Marketing will shape the customer experience by 2020, based on a recent Marketo study of nearly 500 chief marketing officers and senior marketing executives worldwide. The Economist Intelligence Unit conducted the research on behalf of Marketo. Eighty-percent of the respondents believed their departments would exercise significant influence over business strategy by 2020, and 78 percent expected to have the same influence over corporate technology decisions. The survey results suggest a number of changes are on the horizon.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/83356.html?rss=1

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Report Throws the Book at Yahoo


Yahoo is in the midst of a financial freefall, based on a report that claims the company’s deal book shows a muddled and confusing financial picture that has made potential investors nervous about any effort to salvage the business. Yahoo’s internal presentation for investors paints a picture of a company moving entirely in the wrong direction, according to the report. Slides show that Yahoo’s revenue, excluding traffic acquisition costs, is projected to drop 15 percent to $3.5 billion in 2016, compared with $4.1 billion a year ago.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/83340.html?rss=1

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Purported 'iPhone 7' case supports rumors of no 3.5mm headphone jack

Article Image Whether or not it’s based on an accurate design, at least one third-party case manufacturer is already producing a product assuming Apple’s upcoming “iPhone 7″ will indeed ditch the legacy 3.5-millimeter headphone jack.

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Feds Give Commercial Off-the-Shelf IT a Closer Look


Federal information technology purchasing often involves large amounts of money based on the small print of acquisition requirements. Arcane procurement language seemingly can have a big impact on transactions. For IT vendors, provisions of recent legislation are prime examples of why it pays to scrutinize every line of the laws and regulations pertaining to federal acquisition programs. One example: For years federal agencies have been encouraged to utilize COTS hardware and software versus more costly customized configurations.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/82887.html?rss=1

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