Python Tops 2017’s Most Popular Programming Languages

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IEEE Spectrum’s top programming languages for 2017 are out, and this time, Python tops the overall list.

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Skylake-X Packs a Punch, but It’s Not Intel’s Best Gaming CPU

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While the overall performance level of the new CPUs looks fairly solid, there’s one important thing to keep in mind for gaming.

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AMD Racks Up Ryzen Revenue, Narrows Q1 Loss

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AMD’s Q1 2017 results are in, and they show a dramatic improvement in the company’s overall position thanks to its new Ryzen CPU core.

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Windows Phone Is Dead and Surface Sales are Slipping

Microsoft's Surface has gone from a proof of concept into the spearhead of Microsoft's hardware business

Microsoft’s overall quarterly results were excellent, but the company’s hardware divisions were a different story. Decline in the Xbox market is expected, but a huge drop in Surface sales doesn’t look good. Meanwhile, Windows 10 Mobile is barely on life support.

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Samsung unveils next-generation 960 Pro, 960 Evo M.2 SSDs with blistering speeds, up to 2TB capacity

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Samsung has unveiled new M.2 SSD drives that break new records for overall performance while increasing storage capacities.

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The Emergence of Managed IoT Services


With every market forecast predicting rapid growth of the overall Internet of Things, industry and investor focus shifts to specific market segments that will experience the quickest adoption. While most of the attention is on particular applications and technologies, I think managed IoT services will be one of the biggest market opportunities. One of the greatest challenges to widespread IoT adoption is the lack of skills and experience to evaluate, acquire and integrate all the piece parts necessary to assemble an IoT deployment.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/83502.html?rss=1

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Apple just posted its first quarterly sales decline in 13 years

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Apple just posted its first sales decline in 13 years, but the company’s overall finances and financial position remain extremely solid.

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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 takes 11th place in awarded US patents in 2015

Article Image Apple was awarded 1,938 U.S. patents in 2015, placing it No. 11 overall in newly earned inventions, according to the latest intellectual property rankings published on Wednesday.

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Wall Street seems to prefer Kremlinology over factual analysis when it comes to the Apple Watch

Another record-breaking fiscal quarter is in the books for Apple, but the company’s overall success is being glossed over by Wall Street analysts and pundits who seem intent on ignoring the actual facts when it comes to Apple Watch sales.

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Apple's iPhone reaps dominant 92% of handset industry's profits

Though the iPhone is just 20 percent of the overall smartphone market, Apple’s handset accounted for a colossal 92 percent of the industry’s operating income during the March quarter, according to new research.

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Apple, Samsung tied for highest smartphone customer satisfaction, iPhone falls behind Galaxy Note

When it comes to smartphones, Apple and Samsung are in a neck-and-neck race for the overall customer satisfaction crown, though the South Korean giant has leapt ahead of Apple and the iPhone with its jumbo-sized Galaxy Note series.



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AMD takes a beating in Q1, abandons SeaMicro, dense server business

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AMD’s quarterly results for Q1 are in, and it’s an ugly situation overall. The company’s revenue has taken a hammering over the past 12 months, and its core GPU and CPU markets are the worst affected.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/gaming/203590-amd-takes-a-beating-in-q1-abandons-seamicro-dense-server-business

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Apple reclaims top spot in movie product placement rankings

Apple has once again, after a three-year gap, taken the Overall Product Placement title in Brandchannel’s Brandcameo Product Placement Awards, highlighting the companies inserted most often into Hollywood movies.



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Samsung's mobile profits plunge 64.2% after Apple's iPhone 6 devastates premium Galaxy sales

Samsung Electronics reported overall Q4 operating profits of 5.29 trillion won ($4.9 billion)–a 36 percent year-over-year drop–but its Mobile division suffered a 64.2 percent drop in profits, falling from $5 billion in the year ago quarter to $1.8 billion in the December quarter.



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Touch panel makers face falling revenue thanks to faltering touchscreen PC sales

Despite rising overall sales, manufacturers of touchscreen components are set to feel the squeeze in their bottom line as more players enter the market and shipments shift toward lower-margin parts for tablets and smartphones.



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