Google and Apple are stepping up their game in the mixed reality and virtual reality battle.
VMware has partnered with Amazon to offer their software defined data centre solution on the AWS platform with integration with AWS services.
WD has bought cloud storage firm ‘UpThere’ in a bid to take on Google Drive and Dropbox.
Microsoft has launched its cheapest storage yet – Archive Blob storage to compete with AWS Glacier and Googles Coldline
Google has announced a new security chip; Titan. It monitors servers and stops them booting if it detects that it has been tampered with.
Rackspace has teamed up with VMware to offer a hybrid cloud solution.
Intel has developed a new “ruler” SSD storage form factor that can hold 1 Petabyte while only taking 1U of space.
A letter written to the UN by the top 100 AI and robotics engineers requests to ban robots being used as a means of warfare. Skynet and the Terminator draw ever nearer…
Amazon is expanding its Alexa SDK to allow more manufacturers Alexa integration. Ford recently allowed Alexa to turn on its new cars.
Microsoft has announced plans to acquire Cycle Computing, in a move that will boost its High Performance Computing (HPC) and Big Computing efforts.
Norway has revealed its plans to build the worlds largest data centre in the Arctic circle! Its plans show it will be drawing up to 1000MW of power when finished.
A new AI called Macie is now protecting AWS data by analysing the patterns by which it’s accessed. Who, when and how much will be continuously monitored and will raise the alarm should the pattern deviate.
AWS Macie secures sensitive cloud data using AI
Amazon has joined its rivals Microsoft and Google by becoming a member of the Cloud Native Forum.
Google’s next Deep Mind challenge is to take on Starcraft 2 players now that it has beaten the worlds best ‘Go’ player.
This is a lot more complicated due to the number of different variables to account for such as units, races, maps, fog of war and tactics.
I imagine once they best us puny humans in Starcraft 2 it won’t be long before they take over the world.
China has sent the furthest unhackable message so far between satellites using quantum physics. One step closer to the quantum internet and Quantsapp?
The author of an influential security guide now says changing your passwords often is a bad idea as it forces people to use simple passwords.
My personal advice is to use a complex unique password for every online account and store them all in a secure encrypted password manager.
UK government is to introduce a new law to greatly improve our ability to control our personal data.
IBM have broken the record for image recognition using AI by 4% with a 33.8% accuracy. The record was previously held by Microsoft.
Chinese researchers have broken the world record and simulated a universe with 10 trillion pixels using the worlds fastest super computer – the Sunway TaihuLight supercomputer!
Microsoft has powered on three new data centres in the UK aimed at intensive workloads with one of them powered by Nvidia GPUs to aid in AI and deep learning.
Bitcoin has split into two following a disagreement with the miners on how it will scale.
DDOS attacks are back in fashion according to Kaspersky who say the number of attacks is on the rise again and will only get worse!