SAN FRANCISCO: Hewlett Packard Enterprise on Tuesday announced a deal to buy business data management firm SimpliVity for $650 million in cash.
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BEIJING: China plans to develop a prototype exascale computer by the end of the year, state media said Tuesday, as it seeks to win a global race to be the first to build a machine capable of a billion, billion calculations per second. If successful, the achievement would cement its place as a leading power in the world of supercomputing.
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Earlier this year, tech juggernaut Microsoft began shipping the developer's version of its HoloLens AR headset. A device that has been in development for years, the HoloLens is the first ever fully untethered, holographic computer – which enables users to interact with high definition holograms in the real world.
Etienne de Villiers 1 day ago
In an era of innovation, everyone has an opportunity to disrupt the market, but few will succeed. This is according to Henning du Preez, disruptive innovation evangelist and speaker at the recent Customer Centricity Forum 2016. The Johannesburg event was hosted by Genesys, a provider of omnichannel customer experience and contact centre solutions.
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Deloitte Africa predicts that over 300 million smartphones, or more than one fifth of units sold in 2017, will have machine learning capabilities within the device in the next 12 months. The company's 16th edition of the Technology, Media & Telecommunications (TMT) Predictions showcases how mobile devices will be able to perform machine learning tasks even without connectivity which will significantly alter how humans interact with technology across every industry, market and society.
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SAN FRANCISCO: Microsoft announced on Friday a deal to buy Maluuba, a Montreal startup focused on making machines able to think the way people do...
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TOKYO: Nintendo on Friday unveiled its new Switch game console, which works both at home and on-the-go, as it looks to offset disappointing Wii U sales and go head to head with rival Sony's hugely popular PlayStation 4.
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The rise of the digital economy is developing at pace globally and is now probably the single most important driver of innovation and prosperity. The proposition of its potential to stimulate growth has become almost conventional wisdom among business and policy influencers. The digital economy can stimulate competition, improve trade, ease capital accessibility, promote efficiency and innovation as well as provide an inclusive platform for economic participation.
Yusof Seedat 13 Jan 2017
The Building Information Modelling (BIM) Institute will host a BIM BAM BOOM (Building Information Modelling, Building Assembly Modelling, Building Owner Operator Model) workshop for architects, engineers and other building professionals at the Durban Exhibition Centre from 22-23 February 2017.
13 Jan 2017