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Six Companies Awarded $258 Million From US Government To Build Exascale Supercomputers

The U.S. Department of Energy will be investing $258 million to help six leading technology firms -- AMD, Cray Inc., Hewlett Packard Enterprise, IBM, Intel, and Nvidia -- research and build exascale supercomputers. Digital Trends reports: The funding.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotJun 15th, 2017

This dating app will let you video chat with matches before you waste your time IRL

If you thought FaceTiming with your family was awkward, just wait. Badoo, the international dating app that boasts somewhere north of 330 million users, today introduced the option to video chat with someone before you commit to meeting up IRL. .....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News3 hr. 22 min. ago

AI creates fictional scenes out of real-life photos

AI's not quite ready to build photorealistic worlds on its own. But it's getting pretty close......»»

Category: topSource:  engadgetRelated News3 hr. 38 min. ago

The World’s Biggest Tech Companies Are No Longer Just American

China’s Alibaba and Tencent have rocketed this year to become global investor darlings, inching up on Facebook and Amazon, as their sway in China grows......»»

Category: topSource:  nytRelated News4 hr. 54 min. ago

Hyundai looks to build a >300-mile-range electric car

More carmakers are looking toward electric vehicles as fuel cell falters. Enlarge / Signage for an electric car charging booth is displayed at Federation Square car park in Melbourne, Australia, on Friday, April 28, 2017. Photographer: Carla G.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News5 hr. 6 min. ago

Original Tech helps banks offer better loan applications

 Americans apply for more than 250 million new financial products each year, but the majority of those applications are completed on paper or over the phone. A startup called Original Tech wants to change that by providing white-label software.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News5 hr. 45 min. ago

Judge Dismisses AT&T"s Attempt To Stall Google Fiber Construction In Louisville

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Ars Technica: AT&T has lost a court case in which it tried to stall construction by Google Fiber in Louisville, Kentucky. AT&T sued the local government in Louisville and Jefferson County in February 2016 to s.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News6 hr. 22 min. ago

Voting machine supplier exposes 1.8 million voter records

Cybersecurity firm UpGuard has discovered that personal information from over 1.8 million Chicago residents was unintentionally exposed by voting machine supplier Election Systems & Software (ES&S). The backup files of voter data were found.....»»

Category: topSource:  engadgetRelated News7 hr. 6 min. ago

We Print 50 Trillion Pages a Year, and Xerox Is Betting That Continues

An anonymous reader shares a report: For most of its 111-year history, Xerox has been known as one of the tech industry's most innovative companies. Now the legendary copier company is reinventing itself. In January, Xerox made the bold decision to s.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News8 hr. 6 min. ago

Cloudflare CEO calls for a system to regulate hateful internet content

 Cloudflare CEO Matthew Prince has called for the implementation of a framework to govern how the internet’s gatekeepers deal with cases like The Daily Stormer. This comes after a number of tech companies have revoked support for the neo-N.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News9 hr. 30 min. ago

An iOS 11 feature can quickly disable Touch ID

Law enforcement authorities have been at odds with the legal system and mobile companies when it comes to gaining access to citizens' phones. One of the more notable instances was the FBI's attempt to get Apple to unlock the San Be.....»»

Category: topSource:  engadgetRelated News9 hr. 30 min. ago

When disaster strikes, this secret Verizon bunker keeps your phone working

Verizon's ultra-secure switching center in Yonkers, New York handles 300 million data connections every day. We took a tour to learn more about how the carrier has protected it against natural disasters. The post When disaster strikes, this secret Ve.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News10 hr. 22 min. ago

GM thwarts plaintiffs" $1 billion accord with Old GM trust fund

GM thwarted a $15 million settlement between the company's bankruptcy trust and plaintiffs that would have forced the automaker to contribute $1 billion in stock, prompting claims of a secret plot......»»

Category: autoSource:  autonewsRelated News10 hr. 46 min. ago

Ford settles racial, sexual harassment probe for $10.1 million

Ford agreed to pay $10 million to settle sexual and racial harassment allegations by workers at two Chicago plants, resolving an investigation by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission......»»

Category: autoSource:  autonewsRelated News10 hr. 46 min. ago

Cisco taps into AI, collaboration with $125M MindMeld buy

Cisco said it would target collaboration applications first with artificial intelligence technology it will get from buying MindMeld for $125 million.The deal, announced today, is Cisco’s third in two weeks and nets the company MindMeld’s AI p.....»»

Category: softwareSource:  networkworldRelated News11 hr. 5 min. ago

Big buyouts hit the enterprise market, BMC and Bain eye companies

The leveraged buyout of Dell that resulted in its merger with EMC and the computer giant going private was the first of what appears to be many similar moves. Private equity firms are looking to gobble up some of the enterprise giants and in the p.....»»

Category: softwareSource:  networkworldRelated News11 hr. 5 min. ago

Beware of companies claiming products have AI capabilities

Software companies are exploiting the current artificial intelligence (AI) craze by exaggerating the scope and capabilities of AI in their products, according to a report from Gartner. Gartner tracks product marketing hype with a tool it calls th.....»»

Category: softwareSource:  networkworldRelated News11 hr. 5 min. ago

Apache Fineract Open-Source Financial Services Application Graduates

Ever wanted to build your own banking platform? Now you can with the open-source Fineract project......»»

Category: itSource:  enterpriseappstodayRelated News11 hr. 5 min. ago

Sumo Logic Raises $75M to Advance Machine Data Analytics

Sumo Logic has now raised a total of $235 million......»»

Category: itSource:  enterpriseappstodayRelated News11 hr. 5 min. ago

There Have Been Over Six Million Gears Of War 4 Players, Sales Still A Mystery

New rumors have recently come about that there might be over six million Gears of War 4 players, though sales of the game still remain a mystery. Gears of War 4 came out back in October of last year and got fairly positive reviews, and signaled a tri.....»»

Category: gameSource:  segmentnextRelated News11 hr. 5 min. ago

PUBG Sells 7 Million Copies, Remains Top-Seller on Steam

Sales for PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds (PUBG) have begun accelerating. It was only three weeks ago when it was reported that the game had sold six million copies. That figure has now jumped over seven million and is already eyeing the next thresho.....»»

Category: gameSource:  segmentnextRelated News11 hr. 5 min. ago