Nvidia’s CEO Declares Moore’s Law Dead

Nvidia’s CEO, Jen-Hsun Huang, believes the traditional version of Moore’s Law is dead, replaced by a GPU trend he calls Hyper-Moore’s Law. He’s got a point.

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3 Ways Your Sales Organization Should Prepare for AI

AI is a trend, and it’s always nice to be trendy, but as great as CPQ is, it’s still only one source of data. Without sufficient data, AI is extremely limited. It’s like allowing your toddler to learn only about colors: The kid might be a whiz with colors, all right, but without context — in other words, more data — that information won’t make any sense. This is the scary, behind-the-curtain aspect of AI: We’re still in a world where the systems depend on us humans to ensure they’re getting the data they need to deliver good results.

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MIT researchers create 'Cilllia' — a sensor-filled 3D-printed hair

Thinking small, the Tangible Media Group at MIT’s Media Lab bucked the trend that bigger is better, using their 3D printing skills to produce a micro-pillar hair they call Cilllia. The 50-um hair can detect changes in the environment and even respond to touch.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/05/20/mit-researchers-create-cilllia-sensor-filled-3d-printed-hair.html

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Apple to deprecate QuickTime for Windows after discovery of two flaws

Article Image Software security firm Trend Micro on Thursday announced the discovery of two new flaws in QuickTime for Windows, adding that Apple has plans to deprecate support for the software.

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Apple Car: It's about the experience

Article Image As part of its highly speculative look at “Apple Car,” Motor Trend invited AppleInsider to take part in a roundtable discussion to critique a collaborative concept design worked up in partnership with the ArtCenter College of Design.

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Motor Trend spotlights 'Apple Car' development in June cover story

Article Image For its latest June issue, long-running automotive serial Motor Trend threw a spotlight on rumors and speculation surrounding Apple’s shadowy “Project Titan.” To go along with its print coverage, which includes a well-studied “Apple Car” concept rendering, the magazine invited a panel of experts to discuss the broader implications of Apple’s efforts, and AppleInsider was there.

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Apple's iPad shipments could hit new low in first quarter – report

Article Image The downward trend in iPad sales is expected to continue through the first quarter of this year, with at least one firm expecting Apple to ship just 9.8 million tablets in the period.

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IBM Watson Trend pegs Apple Watch as hottest holiday gift

Article Image IBM on Wednesday launched a new app and service called Watson Trend, which forecasts what consumer products will be popular this holiday season based on online chatter. Currently dominating the list: the Apple Watch.

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GameStop Swims Against the Digital Download Tide

GameStop has signaled resistance to the trend of bundling game consoles with digital downloads rather than physical copies of games. The company ships more than half of all PlayStation 4 and Xbox One software. GameStop worked with its partners to sell the physical version of Madden 16 in its PlayStation 4 and Xbox One bundles, Chief Operating Officer Tony Bartel recently told investors. If a game is offered as part of a promotion, GameStop expects to “see more of these physical offers than digital pack-ins.”

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Can Jet Elevate the Shopping Club Experience?

Jet launched this week, and it could be part of a growing trend. Many people love the club retail shopping idea of Costco, BJ’s and Sam’s Club. Jet is a new e-commerce player offering a similar shopping experience. Will the online model be successful? The retail shopping club is one of America’s success stories. Customers pay an annual fee to become members. The theory is they can shop and pay less than at traditional retail stores. The model has proved very successful, but it’s not always a smooth ride.

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Avago to acquire major Apple supplier Broadcom for $37 billion

The trend toward consolidation in the semiconductor industry continued Thursday with the announcement that Avago will acquire rival Broadcom — a longtime supplier of communications chips to Apple — in a $37 billion cash-and-stock transaction that values the combined company at $77 billion.

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Vendors Jostle to Gain Edge in Growing Federal Cloud Market

A major information technology trend within the U.S. government is the gradual — and apparently inexorable — migration of federal IT resources to cloud platforms. As the potential for federal cloud adoption has grown, vendors have intensified their marketing and improved their offerings to meet the emerging IT requirements of government agencies. In a chicken-egg fashion, it seems that each round of federal cloud acquisition activity has spawned a parallel response from technology vendors.

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Insider advises Apple investors to brace for 50% plunge in iPad sales this quarter

Apple’s shrinking iPad sales are expected to continue their downward trend this year, led by a particularly drastic year over year drop this quarter, according to well-connected analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, who does not expect a new 12.9-inch model to turn things around in the immediate future.

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Will Motorola Mobility be a Home Run for Lenovo?

Lenovo is one computer maker that seems to be bucking the trend. In recent years they’ve continued to grow while others struggle. Smartphone growth suddenly seems to be a point of interest for Lenovo, which recently acquired Motorola Mobility from Google. It’s still too early to pronounce Lenovo a big winner in smartphones from this acquisition, but to date, things are looking good. Lenovo says they expect the smartphone side of their business to account for roughly 30 percent of revenue in the next 12 months.

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Morgan Stanley sees Apple's strong holiday sales continuing into 2015

Apple is expected to announce yet another quarter of record sales next week, a trend that investment bank Morgan Stanley believes will continue throughout the spring as demand for the iPhone and Mac remains strong alongside the long-awaited release of the Apple Watch.

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The Dark Side of BYOD

The BYOD trend offers pluses for both employers and employees, but sometimes there’s a hitch. Under certain circumstances, the owner of a device suddenly might lose all of the data stored on it. Clients of Fiberlink remotely wiped 81,000 mobile devices between January and June. About 30,000 were cleaned of everything — including personal data such as contact lists, and even photos of deceased relatives and pets. The devices “were a mix of BYOD and corporate-issued devices globally,” said Jonathan Dale, director of marketing at Fiberlink.

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Apple's first price cuts on 2014 MacBook Pros hit, yield $100-$350 savings for Price Guide users

Continuing a trend of delivering the most cost effective Macs in its history, Apple last week introduced its more aggressively-priced 2014 family of MacBook Pros and then sweetened the pot less than a week later by authorizing additional price cuts on the new models through its resellers, which are now translating to $100 – $350 net savings for users of the AI Price Guides.

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Microsoft announces Sharks Cove mini PC, a powerful, expensive rival to Raspberry Pi

Sharks Cove in hand
Though it takes Microsoft a while to jump in on an emerging trend, the company does tend to throw its hat into the ring eventually. Despite releasing satisfactory hardware, the company was late to both the modern-day smartphone and tablet scene, hindering its success. This time around — likely thanks to the success of the Raspberry Pi — Microsoft is targeting the mini PC market with the announcement of Sharks Cove.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/187149-microsoft-announces-sharks-cove-mini-pc-a-powerful-expensive-rival-to-raspberry-pi

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