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Data center gear will increasingly move off-premises

Cloud and colocation sites will account for half of all data center equipment in just five years, according to 451 Research.

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Samsung introduces SSDs it claims will 'never die'

Samsung introduced a new generation of SSD memory chips that have fail-in-place technology, which allows the chips to gracefully recover from chip failure.

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Oracle updates Exadata big iron and its cloud commitment

Oracle unveiled the Oracle Exadata X8M, which is designed to accelerate Oracle’s database applications, and announced a massive data center expansion.

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How wireless charging works

Wireless charging technology has been around for over 100 years, but it has only recently found mainstream practical use for powering electronic devices like smartphones. Learn how this technology works and what advancements we may...

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Two AMD Epyc processors crush four Intel Xeons in tests

Tests by ServeTheHome found that a server running two AMD Epyc processors can outperform a four-socket Intel system that costs considerably more.

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USB4 gets final approval, offers Ethernet-like speed

USB4 could be a unifying interface that eliminates bulky cables and oversized plugs and provides throughput that satisfies everyone laptop users to server administrators.

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AMD hosts an Epyc party — and everyone wants in

With the release of its second generation of Epyc processors, the Epyc 7002 series, AMD finds it has a lot of new friends -- companies that want to use their technology.

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Xilinx launches new FPGA cards that can match GPU performance

Xilinx unveiled a new FPGA card, the Alveo U50, that it says can match the performance of a GPU in areas of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning.

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Apple updates and the company's push toward 5G | TECH(talk)

It's already been a big summer for Apple. At the annual WWDC conference in June, the company unveiled the long-awaited Mac Pro, along with a myriad of software updates. But recent news that Apple may buy Intel's smartphone modem...

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Server hardware makers shift production out of China

Tariffs on Chinese products and unstable of U.S./China relations cause server hardware makers to move production out of China.

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Intel unveils new 3D chip packaging design

Intel has unveiled a new packaging innovation for creating 3D chip packages and multiple chip connections, which is important for server processor technology.

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The Titan supercomputer is being decommissioned: a costly, time-consuming project

Titan, a supercomputer deployed in 2012 at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory is going into retirement, but the task of decommissioning it is not trivial.

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Cracks appear in Intel’s grip on supercomputing

New competitors threaten to take Intel’s dominance in the high-performance computing (HPC) world, and we’re not even talking about AMD (yet).

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The new Mac Pro is here, but is it worth it? | TECH(feed)

This year, Apple announced a ton of changes and updates to its products at WWDC. Those announcements also included brand new hardware from Apple in the form of a new Mac Pro, the new Pro Display XDR and the new Pro Stand. This new...

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WWDC's biggest enterprise takeaways | TECH(talk)

Apple's recent developer conference, WWDC, had the longest keynote in recent memory. From Memojis to the new Mac Pro, Apple unveiled all types of new tech. But what updates are most important for enterprises? TECH(talk) host Juliet...

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Qualcomm found to violate antitrust laws... What's next? | TECH(feed)

A few weeks after settling a lawsuit with Apple, Qualcomm faces a ruling from a federal judge indicating a violation of antitrust laws. What will these mean for Qualcomm and its traditionally high licensing fees? In this episode of...

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Benchmarks of forthcoming Epyc 2 processor leaked

Benchmarks of AMD's second-generation Epyc server, code-named “Rome,” briefly found their way online and show the chip is larger but a little slower than the Epyc 7601.

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HPE’s CEO lays out his technology vision

In an exclusive interview, HPE CEO Antonio Neri unpacks his portfolio of technology initiatives, from edge computing to tomorrow’s memory-driven architecture.

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