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Intel's acquisition of mobile network assets from silicon vendor Mindspeed Technologies will give the chip giant what it needs to extend the Intel architecture throughout mobile operator networks, helping the carriers upgrade hardware and roll out new services more quickly, according to Intel.
Last week I had the pleasure of sitting down with high school students to do an "Hour of Code" with them.
Software developed at MIT subtly alters photos to make faces either more or less memorable Lots of people wish that they were more attractive, but have you ever wanted to just look more ... memorable? Just a few tweaks here and there, to help keep your face from being forgotten? Well, software created by researchers at MIT's Computer Science and ... (more)
A federal judge ruled that the National Security Agency's bulk collection of phone call data in the US is likely unconstitutional and that's a big deal.
IBM has released its annual "5 in 5" list of predictions about technological innovations that will change the way we live in the next five years, with the theme this year being cognitive advances in computing that help machines "learn" how to better serve us.
Heavy buying by miners of digital currency is testing the capacity of some dedicated hosting and cloud computing service providers.
A "big picture" understanding of legal and regulatory compliance obligations and mitigating the security threat posed by an organization's own employees- the weak link... This paper discusses how you can now get the same visibility in the public cloud that you have in your own data center... This IDG white paper shows how converged infrastructures ... (more)
Kent Place School celebrated computer science education and women in technology during the week of Dec. 9-13.
On Monday, Datawind announced that it plans to sell a $38 tablet in the U.S. through as-yet unnamed online and brick-and-mortar retailers early next year.
One of several robots at the University of California San Francisco's hospital pharmacy helps manage and track its drug inventory.
Sensing a growing interest in big data-style analysis, software provider Revolution Analytics has updated its flagship package of R statistical functions so it can be run with the Hadoop data processing platform.
The Knox School of Santa Barbara hosted The Hour of Code last week and was the only school to offer it publicly to the entire Tri-County community.
Intel has purchased the wireless assets of Mindspeed Technologies in an effort to get the radio technology it needs to serve the telecommunications market.
A couple of weeks ago, Facebook altered the algorithm that determines what content you see in your News Feed .
The managed security services market in the region is also gathering momentum due to stringent regulations, and the popularity of cloud computing as well as the bring-your-own-device trend.
The P-Tech School located in Robeson High School in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn, is a model for many schools in the city.