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Data center startup offers compute colo at cell towers

Vapor IO is launching a rather interesting collocation business by offering leased data center capacity at cellular network towers. The company’s argument is that it should offer compute and network capabilities together for maximum...

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Lenovo's new workstation is indeed 'Tiny' but packs a punch

Windows users working in tight spaces who are looking for a small form factor workstation with multiple display ports and solid processing power have a new contender in the market to check out: the new ThinkStation P320 Tiny.

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Cavium makes its ARM for data centers push with new servers

Cavium, a company steeped in MIPS-based embedded processors, is bringing its considerable experience and IP to the ARM processor with its ThunderX server ecosystem. ThunderX is the whole shootin’ match, an ARMv8-A 64-bit SoC plus...

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Reducing data among proposed techniques to speed-up computers

Existing computers are too slow for future problem-solving requirements, so new solutions must be found, say researchers.

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The Full Nerd Episode 25

In this episode of The Full Nerd the gang discusses PCWorld's Core i9 review, building an Xbox One X PC, and the first 32-bit consumer sound card.

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Mingis on Tech: Is the new iPad Pro enterprise-ready?

Apple's top-end tablet hardware was already workplace worthy, but iOS still required some workarounds for things to go smoothly. iOS 11 may change that when it arrives later this year.

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Lenovo ThinkSystem product barrage targets data centers

Lenovo is taking on Dell EMC and HPE with its biggest portfolio refresh since it acquired IBM's x86 server business three years ago, offering a lineup of servers, switches, SAN arrays and converged systems intended to show that it's a...

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AMD launches its Epyc server chip to take on Intel in the data center

It's not just the folks at AMD who hope that that the company's Epyc server processor, officially launched Tuesday, will break Intel's stranglehold on the data-center chip market.

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Xbox One X PC build | The Full Nerd Ep 25

The Full Nerd crew discusses why it's currently hard to match the Xbox One X's price and specs.

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Video storage leads to hyperconvergence for law enforcement agency

The Bergen County Sheriff's Office first chose Pivot3's converged server and SAN solutions to handle video workloads. Today, Pivot3’s HCI appliance clusters allow BCSO to combine VDI, long-term storage, and video storage arrays within...

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Mid-range supercomputers surge on the Top500 list of fastest machines

With no change at the top of the latest Top500.org supercomputer list, you need to look further down the rankings to see the real story.

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IT budgets shift away from capital expenses thanks to the cloud

IT organizations are spending money on things other than hardware, according to Computer Economics’ annual IT Spending and Staffing Benchmarks study for 2017/2018.

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Parked electric cars will power buildings, researchers say

A significant hindrance to green-friendly vehicle-to-grid (V2G) technology has been overcome, say university scientists. It will result in cheaper power-hungry buildings.

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iPad Pro 10.5 review: Meet the best iPad Apple has ever made

Apple has perfected the iPad Pro with this year's new 10.5-inch model, which is faster, bigger, and better than its already-powerful predecessor.

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Hyperscale data centers are pushing the limits in the Gigabit Ethernet switching market

For the first time since their debut on the market in the mid-2000s, 10 Gigabit Ethernet switches are set to lose share in the networking industry this year as service providers and hyperscale customers continue to adopt faster...

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Yahoo selling its ‘chicken coop’ data center design

Yahoo has several patents for sale, including the design for its energy-efficient Yahoo Computing Coop data center. Making it open source would be ideal, so all companies can use it.

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Today's Your Last Chance To Buy Dad A Discounted Echo or Kindle Device - Deal Alert

Amazon's discounted their devices for Father's day, but time is running out. If you're in panic mode and still need a gift, check out the discounted Echo, Echo Dot or Kindle. Pull the trigger today for free Prime 2-day shipping (hint:...

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61% off Jackery Bolt 6,000mAh Power Bank with Built-in Lightning and Micro USB Cables - Deal Alert

With built-in lighting & micro-USB cable and an open USB port, Jackery Bolt can charge up to 3 devices at once. Charge your latest iPhone, iPad, Android phone, bluetooth speaker or other USB devices whenever & wherever with a powerful...

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