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Raja Koduri announces OneAPI launch in Q4 19
Published in PC Hardware


28X improvement in deep leering 

It is easy to forget about the software behind the hardware that everyone gets excited about, but without drivers, OS, and general API support, there would not be any platform.

Raja points out Nvidia and AMD datacenter weakness
Published in AI


GPU only strategy, or tiny software ecosystem

As a part of its software update and a One API strategy announcement Raja Koduri, the SVP of Intel architecture, graphics and software took time to mention two main competitors and used green for the company that has a GPU centric strategy and red for the company that has both a CPU and GPU.

Apple to merge iPhone, iPad and Mac apps
Published in News
Thursday, 21 February 2019 12:28

Apple to merge iPhone, iPad and Mac apps


Even though it said users didn’t want it

Fruity cargo cult Apple is merging its iPhone and Mac Apps by 2021 despite previously saying users did not want it.

Outdated software is the biggest security hazard
Published in News


Best before expired

Avast’s PC Trends Report 2019 found that users are making themselves vulnerable by not implementing security patches and keeping outdated versions of popular applications on their PCs.

Apple hopes to solve China crisis with its brilliant software
Published in Mobiles


Will fix Qualcomm issue with a software update 

Fruity cargo cult Apple believes it can work around the problem of its iPhone ban in China by leaning on its crack team of software experts.

IBM turns Pac Man vegan
Published in AI
Monday, 29 October 2018 10:40

IBM turns Pac Man vegan


Cutting edge AI at work

Researchers working for Big Blue have been working out a way of making Pac Man more ethical using AI.

Apple writes software to stop home repairs
Published in PC Hardware
Friday, 05 October 2018 10:42

Apple writes software to stop home repairs


You will have to pay more to us

Fruity cargo cult Apple has installed software on its Macs which stop people doing any work on the outdated computers they have spent a fortune buying.

Microsoft thinking of buying Github
Published in News
Monday, 04 June 2018 10:01

Microsoft thinking of buying Github

Love at first bite 

Microsoft held talks in the past few weeks to acquire software developer platform GitHub and is even rumoured to have already bought the outfit without announcing it.

Microsoft tops estimates
Published in Cloud
Friday, 27 April 2018 11:32

Microsoft tops estimates


More sign up for Azure cloud computing services and Office 365

Software King of the Wolrd Microsoft is doing well thanks to more people signing up for its cloud-based services than anyone expected.

BMW screws up on software front
Published in News
Friday, 23 February 2018 18:38

BMW screws up on software front


It's easily done

German car giant BMW admitted today that it is going to have to recall 18,000 cars because of a software SNAFU.