IBM z14 Mainframe CPUs to Use 14nm FinFET SOI Design

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IBM and GlobalFoundries are teaming up to build 14nm products using FinFETs and SOI. This is the first time we’ve seen both technologies deployed side-by-side on the same silicon.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/256302-globalfoundries-will-build-14nm-finfet-soi-for-ibms-z14-mainframe?source=Computing

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Microsoft, Facebook Unveil Open Standard for AI, Deep Learning Networks

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Microsoft and Facebook are teaming up, launching a new neural network standard. Models built using the ONNX standard will be able to move between various frameworks rather than being limited to a single solution.

The post Microsoft, Facebook Unveil Open Standard for AI, Deep Learning Networks appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/255297-facebook-microsoft-announce-new-open-standard-ai-deep-learning-networks?source=Computing

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IBM, US Air Force Are Building a Neuromorphic Supercomputer

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IBM and the US Air Force are teaming up to build a massive supercomputer. The new system should be capable of processing data more like the human brain does, while simultaneously pairing that capability with more conventional CPUs.

The post IBM, US Air Force Are Building a Neuromorphic Supercomputer appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/extreme/251506-ibm-teaming-us-air-force-build-neuromorphic-supercomputer?source=Computing

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With Twitter streaming deal, professional video gaming gets more social

Twitter and two of the world’s largest eSports companies, ESL and DreamHack, announced Thursday they are teaming up for live streams of more than 15 global video game events this year as well as exclusive, original content created for the social media platform. It’s Twitter’s first long-term eSports streaming deal; terms of the agreement were not released.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/03/02/with-twitter-streaming-deal-professional-video-gaming-gets-more-social.html

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White House archive cements Obama's legacy as the first social media president

The White House is teaming up with Giphy, MIT, and the Internet Archive to preserve the Obama administration’s social media. Chief among the new offerings is a digital public archive that contains more than 250,000 social media posts.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/01/06/white-house-archive-cements-obamas-legacy-as-first-social-media-president.html

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How the internet is changing the way we fight wars

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Popular Science and XPRIZE are teaming up to explore and explain technologies that make us say “The Future Is Now” in a video series called Future First.

The original article can be found here: http://www.popsci.com/what-will-future-warfare-look-like?dom=rss-default&src=syn

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AMD adds GPU firepower to Google’s cloud services

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Google and AMD are teaming up to put AMD GPUs in Google’s data centers. It’s a major win for AMD’s GPGPU and HPC initiatives, since much of this space has historically been dominated by Nvidia.

The post AMD adds GPU firepower to Google’s cloud services appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/239525-amd-partners-google-adds-gpu-firepower-googles-cloud-services?source=Computing

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MIT, Adobe aim to end ‘code rot’ by letting software auto-optimize itself

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Two of the biggest names in tech are teaming up to figure out how we could develop software for fixing one of the fundamental problems with developing software.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/220017-mit-adobe-aim-to-end-code-rot-by-letting-software-edit-software

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Linux Foundation Gives Blockchain a Boost


The Linux Foundation last week announced it was teaming up with a group of high-tech and financial giants on a project to advance the blockchain technology made famous by bitcoin virtual currency. IBM, Cisco and Intel have agreed to collaborate with financial institutions including startup R3 CEV, the London Stock Exchange Group, J.P. Morgan, Wells Fargo, the Deutsche Bourse and ANZ Bank to develop an enterprise-grade open source distributed ledger framework. Other companies joining the effort include Accenture and Digital Asset Holdings.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/82904.html?rss=1

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Killer iMac 5K Deal: Free Apple TV, Free Canon PIXMA all-in-one AirPrint Printer & $40-$170 off with each order

AppleInsider this week is teaming up with Apple Authorized Reseller Adorama to give away a free Apple TV, a Free PIXMA all-in-one AirPrint Printer (or your choice of other accessories) and $40-$170 in instant discounts with each iMac 5K order, plus free shipping and no sales tax collected outside NY & NJ.

The original article can be found here: http://appleinsider.com.feedsportal.com/c/33975/f/616168/s/48268e47/sc/28/l/0Lappleinsider0N0Carticles0C150C0A70C150Ckiller0Eimac0E5k0Edeal0Efree0Eapple0Etv0Efree0Ecanon0Epixma0Eall0Ein0Eone0Eairprint0Eprinter0E40A0E170A0Eoff0Ewith0Eeach0Eorder/story01.htm

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Intel, Cray to collaborate on $200M supercomputer deal

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Intel and Cray are teaming up to build one of the world’s most powerful supercomputers, set to be delivered in 2018. The new rig will blow the doors off anything currently available, but the DOE isn’t saying what it’ll use the system for… at least not yet.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/203134-intel-cray-to-collaborate-on-200m-supercomputer-deal

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IBM, ARM unveil Internet of Things starter kit

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ARM and IBM are teaming up to offer a turnkey Internet of Things solution with built-in Ethernet support and an advanced embedded Cortex-M4 processor. The goal is to have users up and programming within minutes — and tied back to Big Blue’s cloud platform.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/199882-ibm-arm-team-up-to-offer-starter-kit-for-internet-of-things-development

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Yahoo, Google Team Up to Fight Email Snoops


Yahoo and Google last week announced they’d be teaming up to secure their Web mail systems with encryption by the end of next year. “Our goal is to make end-to-end encryption fully available in 2015,” Yahoo Vice President of Information Security Alex Stamos said at the Black Hat hackers’ conference in Las Vegas. “Our team is working closely with Google to ensure that our implementations of end-to-end encryption are compatible.” Yahoo will be releasing the code for its encryption solution to the open source community.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/80882.html?rss=1

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