Intel and Argonne National Lab on ‘exascale’ and their new Aurora supercomputer – TechCrunch

Intel and Argonne National Lab on ‘exascale’ and their new Aurora supercomputer – TechCrunch

The scale of supercomputing has grown almost too large to comprehend, with millions of compute units performing calculations at rates requiring, for first time, the exa prefix — denoting quadrillions per second. How was this accomplished? With careful planning… and a lot of wires, say two people close to the project. Having noted the news […]

Google acquires CloudSimple – TechCrunch

Google acquires CloudSimple – TechCrunch

Just a few months back, Google announced a partnership with a company called CloudSimple to help more enterprise teams move their on-site operations to the cloud. Now Google is outright acquiring them. So what is CloudSimple? It lets businesses run VMware vSphere workloads on the cloud, allowing them to take their existing on-premises tools and […]

Logitech accessory kit makes the Xbox Adaptive Controller even more accessible – TechCrunch

Logitech accessory kit makes the Xbox Adaptive Controller even more accessible – TechCrunch

Microsoft’s Xbox Adaptive Controller was a breath of fresh air in a gaming world that has largely failed to consider the needs of people with disabilities. Now Logitech has joined the effort to empower this diverse population with an expanded set of XAC-compatible buttons and triggers. Logitech’s $100 Adaptive Gaming Kit comes with a dozen […]

Watch Out: 7 Digital Disruptions for IT Leaders

Watch Out: 7 Digital Disruptions for IT Leaders

Here are seven digital disruptions that you may not see coming. Be like Apple, not Kodak. Years ago, Kodak was the first to offer digital film. But instead of pursuing the market that would disrupt one it already commanded, Kodak opted to invest in its traditional business by buying a chemical company for its conventional […]

Google Maps tests a social networking feature with the ability to ‘follow’ Local Guides – TechCrunch

Google Maps tests a social networking feature with the ability to ‘follow’ Local Guides – TechCrunch

Google Maps will soon begin testing a new feature that’s more common to social networks like Facebook, rather than a maps app: the ability to find and follow other users. In Google Maps’ case, it’s specifically rolling out the ability to follow top “Local Guides” — its community members who actively review business and share […]

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