750 Raspberry Pis Turned Into Supercomputer for Los Alamos National Laboratory

A new project at the Los Alamos National Laboratory’s High Performance Computing Division seeks to make supercomputers more accessible with a little help from some Raspberry Pi clusters.

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82nd Airborne turns 100: Here are 4 major innovations over the past 100 years

This is the centennial year of the US Army 82nd Airborne Division. At Major General Michael Kurilla’s remarks at the 100th Anniversary Memorial Service on May 24, he touched on the group’s history, noting: “A group of Americans from all over the country [formed] to fight as a cohesive unit. This had never been done before. They represented the values of All Americans.”

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Samsung’s mobile division profits fall by 96% in wake of Note 7 disaster


Samsung’s mobile division took a shellacking this past quarter thanks to the Note 7’s double-recall, but the Korean company believes the problem is behind it, with no long-term impacts on its mobile divisions market share or popularity.

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'Tom Clancy's The Division' Review: Complex and rewarding

Tom Clancy’s The Division had the biggest first week ever for a new video game franchise, with over 9.5 million registered users clocking an average of three hours a day, according to its publisher, Ubisoft.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/06/16/tom-clancys-division-review-complex-and-rewarding.html

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Lamborghini restores the one-of-a-kind Miura SV presented at the 1971 Geneva show

Lamborghini’s Polo Storico division is celebrating the Miura’s 50th birthday by restoring the very first pre-production Miura Super Veloce (SV) ever built.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/03/11/lamborghini-restores-one-kind-miura-sv-presented-at-171-geneva-show.html

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AMD, Nvidia evenly matched in The Division, first game-ready Nvidia drivers problematic

AMD and Nvidia match up well in Ubisoft’s new The Division, with Nvidia capturing the pole position and AMD holding well in the mid-to-high-end segments. Early NV drivers for the game were bugged but the company has already pushed an updated beta to resolve the issue.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/gaming/224361-amd-nvidia-evenly-matched-in-the-division-first-game-ready-drivers-from-nvidia-problematic

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Facebook closes down Creative Labs, pulls Riff, Slingshot & Rooms from App Store

Article Image Facebook on Monday confirmed the closure of its two-year-old Creative Labs division, along with the removal of three related apps from Apple and Google’s app stores.

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Microsoft lays off Israeli HoloLens team, shifts focus to US development

Microsoft has closed the Israeli division responsible for its initial HoloLens research and is moving all work on the technology to the US, for reasons that aren’t entirely clear. Either way, the company needs a better use-case around its new AR technology than it offered for Kinect.

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Google working on two Glass-like devices 'without displays'

We heard back in September that Project Aura — the new division responsible for Google Glass — was working on “cool wearables,” though that was all the information we had at the time.

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Uber Rushes In as Same-Day Deliveries Ramp Up

Uber on Wednesday made its UberRush merchant delivery service a full-fledged division of the company, officially rolling it out in New York City, Chicago and San Francisco. The announcement followed a soft launch earlier this year in NYC. Americans waste too much time and productivity by transporting things from one point to another, Uber reasoned. An established ride-sharing network, with a presence in hundreds of U.S. cities, could leverage its freelancers and moonlighters to provide every small business with a delivery option.

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Microsoft exec jabs at Apple, tweets drawing of 'converged' toaster and refrigerator

Article Image Just before his company’s Surface Pro 4 event, the head of Microsoft’s Windows division took a shot at Apple, recalling disparaging comments its CEO Tim Cook made about “converged” devices like the Surface tablet a few years ago.

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Former TSMC engineer gave secret process technology to Samsung, court rules

An engineer who left chipmaker TSMC for a new job at rival Samsung’s foundry division illegally passed trade secrets to the South Korean firm, Taiwan’s Supreme Court said in a Wednesday ruling.

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Audi, BMW, Daimler officially buy Nokia Here maps in deal valued at $3.07B

Nokia has confirmed it will sell its Here maps division to German carmakers Audi, BMW, and Daimler, in a deal valued at 2.8 billion euros, or $3.07 billion.

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Microsoft bows out of maps data as Apple doubles down, sells some Bing Maps assets to Uber

Uber is set to acquire the imagery collection unit of Microsoft’s Bing Maps division –?giving the ridesharing service a leg up as it seeks to lessen its dependence on mapping products from Apple and potential rival Google –?in a deal that will see Microsoft end its own in-house mapping data efforts.

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Corvette Z06 becomes first Chevrolet vehicle with Apple's CarPlay

GM’s Chevrolet division is now manufacturing its first vehicles compatible with Apple CarPlay, beginning with the Corvette Z06, the company said on Monday.

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Cadillac to support Apple CarPlay on 'majority' of upcoming 2016 cars

General Motors’ Cadillac division on Tuesday announced that it will add support for Apple CarPlay to most of its 2016 vehicles, the first group of which will launch later this summer.

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Chevrolet to add CarPlay support to 14 vehicles for 2016 model year

General Motors’ Chevrolet division on Wednesday announced plans to add CarPlay and Android Auto support to 14 vehicles in the 2016 model year, marking a major growth in availability for the two platforms.

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Microsoft prepping Continuity-like features for Windows 10 alongside new flagship handsets – report

Just over a year after closing its acquisition of Nokia’s phone division, Microsoft is reportedly set to reenter the high-end handset space with a pair of new Lumia devices that will feature powerful internals and carry the mobile banner for Windows 10.

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Apple begins hunt for director of Global Marketing Operations at Beats

Apple is hunting for a new director of Global Marketing Operations at its Beats division, according to a job listing posted on Thursday, a rare high-level opening at the company.

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Independent Nokia Technologies aiming to return to phone market – report

Although Nokia’s original mobile phone division was sold to Microsoft in 2013, one of the company’s three remaining divisions — Nokia Technologies — is planning to re-enter the phone world, a report revealed on Monday.

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