Category Archives: Internet of Things

MIT’s Eyeriss Chip – Deep Learning Possibilities For Mobile

MIT’s Eyeriss Chip – Deep Learning Possibilities For Mobile

Deep Learning Possibilities For Mobile MIT recently presented their new 168-core chip Eyeriss that has deep learning capabilities for mobile. The excitement at the International Solid State Circuit Conference surrounded the possibilities for this new chip in mobile applications as well as the Internet of Things. Eyeriss offers the possibility of holding features like facial,…

Large Scale IoT Investments Already Starting To Take Shape

Large Scale IoT Investments Already Starting To Take Shape

IoT Investments Taking Flight The Internet of Things (IoT) took a major step closer to becoming the dominant reality of our times today with the news that software giant Cisco would be acquiring a startup called Jasper Technologies Inc for a jaw-dropping US$1.4-billion in cash and equities. It’s the latest high-profile acquisition in a power…

Hybridization: A Mindset Approach

Hybridization: A Mindset Approach

The Social Data Cloud One of the most amazing attributes of the cloud and its related technologies is its sheer openness. New companies and ventures spring up daily, fueled, in some cases, by one single good idea. They launch first and then seek out operating capital through angels or crowdfunding afterward. This is a whole…

Microsoft Acquires SwiftKey Smart Predictive Keyboard Technology

Microsoft Acquires SwiftKey Smart Predictive Keyboard Technology

Microsoft Acquires SwiftKey After a day of rumors, Microsoft has now confirmed that it has acquired SwiftKey, the London-based company behind the popular predictive keyboard app of the same name. Terms of the deal were not disclosed, but according to a Financial Times report yesterday, Microsoft was looking to pay in the region of $250…

SAS Celebrates 40th Year of Record Revenue — US$3.16 Billion In 2015

SAS Celebrates 40th Year of Record Revenue — US$3.16 Billion In 2015

SaS Record Revenue Risk, Fraud and Security Intelligence Influence 40th Consecutive Year of Growth CARY, NC–(Marketwired – February 02, 2016) – Growing customer demand for risk, fraud and security intelligence analytics strongly influenced SAS’ 40th consecutive year of revenue growth. SAS posted US$3.16 billion in total operating revenue, up 6.4 percent in constant currency (2.3…

Microsoft Underwater Data Center To Be Tested

Microsoft Underwater Data Center To Be Tested

Microsoft Underwater Data Center “The sea is everything” Jules Verne Microsoft, believing that the sea holds the key to their future, has tested a self-contained data center that operates far below the surface of the ocean. The key to this study is the millions that it will save on the industry’s most expensive problem, air-conditioning.…

V2V Communications – Driverless Cars To Impact Lives

V2V Communications – Driverless Cars To Impact Lives

Driverless Cars To Impact Lives Today’s vehicles come pre-equipped with tons of new technology that help us connect our lives in many ways. It can connect our phones, our homes, and now it can connect us to other cars on the roadways. Car-to-Car Communication Basics Car to car communication, also known as V2V communication, is…

Hybridization: The Executive Roundtable

Hybridization: The Executive Roundtable

Hybridization When discussing migration to the cloud, the use of hybrid cloud and all other cloud-related issues, people generally place the focus on the technology itself. What sometimes gets overlooked is the group of individuals who are — or at least, should be — responsible for the precise and successful integration of cloud into a…

Will The Internet Of Things Be Beneficial For The Environment?

Will The Internet Of Things Be Beneficial For The Environment?

The Environmental Internet of Things Proponents of the Internet of Things tend to play up its strong suits, claiming that it will be all things to all people. This includes potentially benefiting the environment by making electronics more energy-efficient. Yet there are pros and cons to the IoT, particularly when it comes to environmental issues.…

Artificial Intelligence: The Passing Of M.I.T Professor Marvin Minsky

Artificial Intelligence: The Passing Of M.I.T Professor Marvin Minsky

Artificial Intelligence Pioneer Marvin Minsky Marvin Minsky, a pioneer of A.I, dies at the age of 88. “The world has lost one of its great minds in science” wrote the Washington Post on Tuesday morning, while the New York Times eulogized a mind that “laid the foundation for the field of artificial intelligence by demonstrating…

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