Los Alamos sets new HPE supercomputer onto coronavirus
Published in PC Hardware


Chicoma powered by shedloads of EPYC cores

Los Alamos Laboratory has completed the installation of a next-generation high performance computing platform, with aim to enhance its ongoing R&D efforts in support of the nation’s response to COVID-19.

Coronavirus not so good for video games after all
Published in News


Shut down

It is starting to look like the coronavirus was not so good for some aspects of the gaming community.

Machine learning finds coronavirus just got more infectious
Published in AI


AI found 50 flavours


A novel machine learning model developed by researchers at Michigan State University has discovered that mutations to the SARS-CoV-2 genome have made the virus more infectious.

Coronavirus kills wi-fi
Published in News
Wednesday, 12 August 2020 12:08

Coronavirus kills wi-fi


Unless you are wealthy

Eurostar’s PR department has produced a truly bizarre reason to kill off wi-fi on its trains – it was due to the coronavirus.

Toshiba goes back into the red
Published in PC Hardware
Wednesday, 12 August 2020 12:02

Toshiba goes back into the red


Coronavirus hit

Toshiba Corp reported on Wednesday its first quarterly operating loss in nearly four years as the coronavirus pandemic hit demand for its electronic devices, copiers and chip-making equipment.

AI solving coronavirus drug issues
Published in AI
Tuesday, 11 August 2020 12:09

AI solving coronavirus drug issues


Finding needles in haystacks

Researchers have come up with a new way to design synthetic routes to drugs now being tested in some COVID-19 clinical trials, using artificial intelligence (AI) software.

Health crisis causes boom for technology companies
Published in News


Top 25 companies making a killing

The COVID-19 pandemic is providing new business opportunities for the tech sector, as evidenced by the performance of the world’s top 25 technology companies, according to a GlobalData report.

5G helping fight coronavirus
Published in Network
Friday, 10 July 2020 11:14

5G helping fight coronavirus


Apparently it was not the cause after all

While very stupid people in the UK and US think 5G is responsible for the coronavirus, the technology could be the key to actually fighting it.

Coronavirus increased the value of video games companies
Published in Gaming


Market cap of leading video game companies jumped by $354.5 billion this year

As an industry custom built for people to stay indoors, the global video games market has boomed in the last few months, bringing huge profits for the leading gaming companies and their shareholders.

Wearables market kung flued
Published in IoT
Wednesday, 03 June 2020 10:34

Wearables market kung flued


Device sales dropped

Beancounters at ABI Research have noted that sales of wearables have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic because consumer interest in buying non-essential devices has dropped in the first quarter of 2020, along with the issues associated with a hampered supply chain.