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Google says its AI chips smoke CPUs, GPUs in performance tests

April 6, 2017

Via: networkworld

Four years ago, Google was faced with a conundrum: if all its users hit its voice recognition services for three minutes a day, the company would need to double the number of data centers just to handle all of the […]


Featured, News and Press

The iPhone 8 Debut May Be A Bit Late

April 6, 2017

Via: pymnts

Though the world has gotten used to getting its first glimpse at the new iPhone in September, it looks like this year the great unveiling will not come until October or November. According to reports in the Economic Daily News, […]


Featured, News and Press

Reinforcement learning – one technology promising a better future from 2017 on

March 24, 2017

Via: James Hughes

As years go by, the technology-related expectations grow. There is this imminence floating about. So many revolutionary technologies have been prototyped and announced, yet so many are work in progress. In this context, let’s meet reinforcement learning. Reinforcement learning belongs […]


Featured, News and Press

The power of the Dislike button – on Facebook, of course

March 16, 2017

Via: James Hughes

So far we’ve grown accustomed with the array of reactions Facebook puts at the disposal of its users. It is an almost exclusively positive array. From like to love, going through some sad emoticons, the initially monochromatic “Like” extended its […]


Featured, Gadgets, Networking

Will IoT finally meet expectations in 2017?

March 9, 2017

Via: James Hughes

The year 2017 holds a lot of expectations, technology-wise. A lot of devices and software programs have already been demoed and prototype-d. Researchers have warned about the potential risks. Some of them even manifested themselves – remember the Dyn DDoS […]


Featured, Linux / Others

Disposable-like phones – Nokia 3310’s new way to go?

March 2, 2017

Via: James Hughes

Lately a lot of buzz surrounded the re-issuing of the Nokia 3310. In a sentimental coup, the company decided to bet on its most famous phone’s comeback. Which company, one might ask. Well, it’s not Nokia that re-launches the (once) […]


Featured, Gadgets

Did the VR bubble just burst in Facebook’s face?

February 23, 2017

Via: James Hughes

In February 2017 Facebook lost $500m in the US lawsuit over the Oculus VR headset. Although the Oculus side announced it would appeal the court order, the outcome marks an important setback for Mark Zuckerberg. The Facebook CEO held a […]


Featured, Gadgets

How do we stand on Artificial Intelligence at the beginning of 2017?

February 16, 2017

Via: James Hughes

Approaching the topic of Artificial Intelligence nowadays almost borders on the trivial. Why? Because due to AI being such a trending technology, the vast majority of tech-related professionals hitch their wagon to its star. Therefore it may actually be difficult […]


Featured, News and Press

Tired of popups? Google to the rescue (quick reminder)

February 2, 2017

Via: James Hughes

Floating panels are customary nowadays. Most of the webpages feature interstitials or popup ads. Right after accessing the landing page, such design elements stay between the reader and the content. Granted, they cannot go unnoticed, unlike older ad placements. Nevertheless, […]


Featured, Gadgets

IBM shares what tech innovation they bet on by 2021

January 26, 2017

Via: James Hughes

At the beginning of 2017, IBM announced in a Press Release its 5 in 5 list. A list of five innovative technologies bound to change the world as we know it in the next 5 years – here’s an interesting […]