Canonical gears up for IPO
Published in News


Recent changes were to prepare for it


Linux outfit Canonical appears to have been making rather a lot of changes lately and its founder Mark Shuttleworth said that it is because the company is gearing up for an IPO.

Microsoft echos Echo through Windows
Published in Notebooks


PC controls


Software king of the World Microsoft is about to get into the AI assistant market through Windows 10.

US getting paranoid about Kaspersky
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The price of gaming elections


The US, which was once paranoid about Chinese hackers, is now so concerned about Russia’s hackers it is now focusing on the country’s cyber security expert Kaspersky.

Silicon Valley losing cash by ignoring poor people
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Apple business model questioned


Silicon Valley is missing out on millions because it follows Apple’s policy of charging a fortune and ignores poor people.

AMD quad-core Raven Ridge APU spotted
Published in Processors


Zen-based CPU with possible Vega-based GPU

An unnamed AMD Raven Ridge APU has been spotted in SiSoftware database showing a few more details about the upcoming Zen-based APU from AMD.

Cooler Master unveils MasterBox Lite 5 PC case
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With 3D printable accessories

Cooler Master has announced the latest addition to the MasterBox PC case lineup, the mid-tower ATX PC case which comes with a rather affordable price tag and plenty of customization.

Nvidia draws cancer researchers with donation
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Pre-registration now open, contest begins in summer

Yesterday the Nvidia Foundation said that it will hand out $25,000 to the cancer-fighting research team that produces the best work in a contest on proteogenomics – the combination study of proteins and genomics.

Nvidia to train 100,000 developers on deep learning AI
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Courses in healthcare, robotics, self-driving cars, financial services and more

During Nvidia’s annual GPU Technology Conference this week in San Jose, California, company officials mentioned that efforts are currently underway to train over 100,000 developers in machine learning and artificial intelligence through its Deep Learning Institute.

Apple first US company to reach $800 billion market cap
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Shares up 50 percent since US election, 33 percent this year

On Monday, Apple became the first company in US history to reach a historic $800 billion market capitalization, just over two years after it crossed the previous $700 billion threshold. Despite our longstanding criticisms, it remains the world’s most valuable publicly traded company after earnings.

Unlocked Samsung Galaxy S8, S8+ preorders arrive in States
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Single color, available for $10 to $25 less than carrier-locked versions

For the past two and a half weeks since the launch, unlocked versions of the Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ have been made available to international customers but were locked down to all four major wireless carriers in the US.