Red Hat, SAP Team on New Integrated Enterprise Linux Platform


Red Hat on Tuesday announced the launch of Red Hat Enterprise Linux for SAP Solutions, a new platform that combines two existing systems for analytics and data management into a single offering. The new platform combines the existing Red Hat Enterprise Linux for SAP Applications and Red Hat Enterprise Linux for SAP HANA into a single, consolidated platform. “There is no single technology stack to solve every enterprise challenge, and big data analytics is no different,” said Jim Totten, vice president and general manager of the Platforms Business Unit at Red Hat.

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Apple iPhone 8 event: Tech giant makes final preparations for new devices

Apple’s online store is down ahead of the anticipated launch of the tech giant’s new iPhone 8 and iPhone X devices Tuesday.

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AMD Agrees to Pay $29.5 Million to Settle Fusion APU Litigation

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AMD has agreed to settle a lawsuit about the timing and communication of its Llano processor launch by paying $29.5M. The company did not admit wrongdoing.

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AMD Releases Cryptocurrency Mining Driver, May Raise Vega Prices

AMD has released a beta driver optimized for cryptocurrency mining, and its Vega launch pricing may not hold long-term.

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Facebook to Launch Paywall in Response to Publisher Pushback


Facebook last week confirmed its plan to launch a paywall for content providers, a move that could ease longstanding tensions with traditional publishers who objected to giving away their print stories for free. Campbell Brown, former CNN and NBC News journalist and current head of Facebook’s news partnerships unit, announced the plan at a New York digital media forum, outlining the company’s strategy for monetizing the news content that drives so much of the user engagement on the site.

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Samsung's Siri-killer is finally available on the Galaxy S8

Prior to the phone’s launch, Samsung promised to roll out Bixby’s voice capabilities in the US ‘later this spring.’ Now, the capability has finally arrived.

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Russia may launch the brightest 'star' in the sky

Russia is set to launch potentially the brightest artificial object in the night sky, which could outshine everything except for the Moon, starting next month.

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Why did Nintendo announce the Super Nintendo Classic Edition now?

After the successful launch of the Nintendo Classic Edition last November, Nintendo curiously decided to discontinue the product. But with the announcement of the Super Nintendo Classic Edition, it looks as if Nintendo is doubling down on a strategy that worked in the past, even if it’s still finding its footing in other areas, particularly mobile.

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AMD’s Epyc Servers Launch June 20, Consumer Vega GPUs Follow in Late July

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AMD shared new details on Vega’s launch date and its upcoming server debut this summer, with new Threadripper CPUs arriving in the next few months as well.

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Take That, Intel: AMD Unveils 16-core Ryzen ‘Threadripper’ Enthusiast CPU

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AMD is planning to launch an all-new, enthusiast-focused platform with up to 16 CPU cores and four memory channels to compete with Intel’s HEDT lineup.

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New Deals Turn Twitter's Content Stream Into a River


Twitter on Monday announced a partnership with Bloomberg Media to launch a 24-hour streaming news service — one of a dozen new content deals Twitter has entered to drive user engagement. CEO Jack Dorsey and a group of top executives announced the slate of programming agreements — which include concerts from Live Nation, sports from Major League Baseball and the WNBA, and a morning news show from BuzzFeed. Starting this fall, Bloomberg will offer a live, streaming 24-hour, exclusive news feed that will include user-generated news content.

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Facebook launches review of video content after horrific Cleveland killing

Facebook says that it will launch a review of its video content after horrific footage showing the killing of an elderly man was posted on the social network Sunday.

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AMD’s Ryzen 5 1500X and 1600X reviewed: Taking the fight against Intel to the midrange market

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Five weeks ago, AMD blew a hole in Intel’s high-end desktop pricing with the launch of Ryzen 7. Today, Ryzen 5 is hoping to do the same thing to Intel’s Core i5 / i7 market.

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Apple Pay promised to make plastic obsolete. Then came wary shoppers, confused clerks

More than two years after its launch, Apple Pay isn’t as ubiquitous as Apple and analysts had expected. Adoption has faltered amid consumers’ security concerns, large retailers’ slow acceptance, and Apple’s relatively paltry marketing.

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