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Microsoft debuts portable data center to bring cloud computing to remote environments

Microsoft Corporation has announced on its website the development of a portable data center that can be used to bring cloud computing to remote environments. In their announcement, Microsoft describes their Azure Modular ...

Hardware

Looking beyond smartphones; Qualcomm launches new tech for 5G network gear

Qualcomm is best known for making processors that power the cellular connection in smartphones. But with the emergence of faster 5G technologies, the company now plans to broaden its reach with a new lineup of chips and software ...

Hardware

Nvidia says it will build UK's most powerful supercomputer

Graphics chip maker Nvidia said Monday it plans to build Britain's fastest supercomputer that healthcare researchers can use to work on medical problems including COVID-19.

Hardware

Microsoft turns to holographic solutions for cloud storage

When people think of holograms, they may think of the small insignia on credit cards that appear to move as you rotate the card. Or they may think of recent rock concert spectacles featuring realistic 3-D performances by ...

Consumer & Gadgets

AMD brings Ryzen and Athlon to Chromebooks

AMD announced Tuesday a series of Chromebook mobile processors that are based on optimized Ryzen hardware and VEGA graphics. The CPUs are based on 14 nm and 12 nm process nodes and will give the popular entry-level notebook ...

Hardware

Nvidia brings Ampere A100 GPUs to Google Cloud

Just over a month after announcing its latest generation Ampere A100 GPU, Nvidia said this week that the powerhouse processor system is now available on Google Cloud.

Consumer & Gadgets

Fuji envisions 400TB tape drive

Fujifilm announced a technological breakthrough that will allow it to construct a massive 400 terabyte tape cartridge by the end of the decade.

Hardware

Building a path to extreme-scale computing

High-performance computing (HPC), typically used for solving advanced problems through modeling, simulation, and analysis, is increasingly deployed in scientific and engineering research. In addition to compute-intensive ...

Hardware

Nvidia unveils PCIe 4.0 version of Ampere A100 GPU

Following on the heels of last month's display of its next generation, high end Ampere A100 GPU, Nvidia this week unveiled a PCIe 4.0 version of the graphics unit.