March Madness: NCAA harnesses Intel technology to broadcast games in VR

Tech giant Intel is ratcheting up the March Madness for basketball fans, offering an expanded field of games in virtual reality for the men’s NCAA tournament.

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Watch out, Samsung: Best Galaxy S8 alternatives

Launching March 29, the upcoming Galaxy S8 has spurred a tsunami of rumors and leaks, but it’s not the only exciting phone you should be paying attention to.

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Apple grows to 7.4% of worldwide PC market as Windows continues to cede share to the Mac

Article Image Apple continued to grow overall Mac marketshare during the March quarter as most leading Windows PC makers suffered significant setbacks, according to the latest research data from Gartner and IDC.

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Apple's Siri updated to understand sexual assault queries, provide help

Article Image Apple in March updated its Siri virtual assistant to better handle questions about sexual assault and other emergencies, with some queries now leading to responses developed in cooperation with the Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network (RAINN).

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Will Apple's 9.7" iPad Pro take a chunk out of Microsoft Windows?

Article Image During its March 21 press event, Apple was keen to market the new 9.7-inch iPad Pro as a Windows PC replacement, pointing out that most 12.9-inch Pro buyers are switchers. But does the smaller Pro stand a chance of luring more converts?

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This week on AI: Apple's March 21 event, 'iPhone 7' rumors, 'GovtOS' resistance & more

Article Image Media attention naturally gravitated towards Apple’s March 21 press event, where the company is expected to show off a new 4-inch iPhone and an updated 9.7-inch iPad. Plenty of other happenings were in the air though, including “iPhone 7″ rumors and Apple’s ongoing confrontation with the Department of Justice and the FBI over encryption.

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'Let us loop you in' live: Apple's March 21 event will be streamed online

Article Image Apple’s March 21 keynote will be streamed live on Apple TV, Mac, iPhone, iPad and more, giving consumers around the world the opportunity to be among the first to see its latest products.

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Apple plans to 'loop you in' at March 21 event with expected new 4" iPhone, 9.7" iPad

Article Image Apple on Thursday officially sent out invitations for a March 21 media event, telling members of the press to “let us loop you in.” The company is widely expected to announce a new 4-inch “iPhone SE” and a 9.7-inch “iPad Pro.”

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Apple Event Date Nudges Court Showdown


Apple has changed the date for the launch event for its 4-inch iPhone and new iPad Air from March 15 to March 21, according to news reports. If the rumor is correct, Apple will be holding the event the day before it appears in a federal court in California to contest a controversial court order. Apple has filed a motion to vacate the order requiring it to comply with the U.S. Justice Department’s request for assistance in accessing data on an iPhone used by one of the San Bernardino terrorists.

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Apple press event coming week of March 21 with new iPad & new 4-inch 'iPhone SE,' said to lack 3D Touch – reports

Article Image Apple’s rumored March press event will happen the week of March 21, possibly on the 21st itself, and feature a new iPad as well as the 4-inch “iPhone SE,” reports said on Saturday. A separate leak meanwhile claimed to show the SE’s display, lacking any 3D Touch sensors.

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'Apple Watch 2' might not make anticipated March debut, report says

Article Image Those anticipating Apple to unveil a second-generation Apple Watch in March might have to wait a bit longer, as a report on Friday cobbles together indirect evidence to cast plausible doubt on recent rumors.

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Apple suppliers expect iPhone 6s orders to be cut by 30% this quarter – report

Article Image Apple suppliers are preparing for slower-than-expected sales of the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus in the current March quarter, with orders said to be some 30 percent lower than originally expected, according to Japanese business newspaper Nikkei.

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Gene Amdahl, The Man Behind The Mainframe, Dies At Age 92

Gene Amdahl in March 2008

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Gene Amdahl, the man credited with pioneering mainframe design at IBM, died on Tuesday at the age of 92. Growing up without electricity in South Dakota, Amdahl went on to study engineering physics and theoretical physics. When he was in graduate school at the University of Wisconsin, he developed an early digital computer known as the Wisconsin Integrally Synchronized Computer for his PhD thesis.

Amdahl joined IBM right after he graduated, having been recruited while in school. He was instrumental in developing IBM’s mainframe system, known as the System/360 series. It was introduced at a shareholder’s meeting on April 7, 1964, and became the most successful line of mainframe systems for IBM. And indeed, the design and architecture was evident in computers for decades to come.

Amdahl worked at IBM for six years, before leaving to forge his own path. He went on to found a rival company called the Amdahl Corporation in 1970 which built faster, cheaper hardware that was compatible with IBM software, and it became the first company to truly compete with IBM. The corporation became part of Fujitsu in 1997 and is no longer a stand-alone company, but the Computer History Museum notes that Amdahl at one point captured about one-fifth of the market. The path wasn’t always paved with gold, though. Amdahl’s later ventures, Trilogy Systems, and the Andor Corporation never saw the same success.

You can read an oral history Amdahl gave about his life in the late 1980s here.

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Apple issues third beta of iOS 9.1 to developers

Article Image Apple on Wednesday released the third pre-release beta of iOS 9.1 to developers, continuing its march toward the point-one release with a range of new emoji.

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Apple stock falls below 200-day moving average, drags down Dow Jones Industrial Average

Since it was added to the Dow Jones Industrial Average in March, Apple has been a weight on the index, accounting for 14 percent of its losses in the last four and a half months.

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iPhone share of US market grows to 42.6% in March quarter

Apple slightly increased its lead as the most popular smartphone maker in the U.S. during the March quarter, while Samsung and Motorola lost ground, according to new data published on Friday.



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iPhone marketshare surges for Apple in Europe, China during March quarter

Adoption of the iPhone was up globally during the March quarter, and in Europe was particularly influenced by people switching from Android devices, according to new smartphone market data published on Wednesday by Kantar Worldpanel ComTech.



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