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Amazon partners with L.A. community colleges for cloud computing program

August 9, 2018 |

Starting as early as this fall, students around Los Angeles will have the opportunity to learn to code in one of the biggest software growth areas: cloud computing, an increasingly popular online-based technology that is used for data analytics and file storage.

That’s due to a partnership announced…


L.A. Times – Business

IBM Announces ‘Big Frickin’ Deal’ in Quantum Computing

November 11, 2017 |

“We are really proud of this; it’s a big frickin’ deal,” Dario Gil, director of quantum computing at IBM tells MIT Technology Review . But, as TechCrunch understates it, quantum computing is “a difficult area of technology to understand,” so you might just have to trust Gil on this one. During…
Newser

Inside Magic Leap, The Secretive $4.5 Billion Startup Changing Computing Forever

November 3, 2016 |

Top-secret startup Magic Leap has raised a record-breaking amount of money in pursuit of a radical concept: blending the digital and the physical.
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What Is Fog Computing? And Why It Matters In Our Big Data And IoT World

October 14, 2016 |

First everything was in “the cloud” but today’s new buzzword is “fog computing.” No, it doesn’t have anything to do with the weather phenomenon, but rather with how we store and access data. Cloud computing refers to the ability to store data and retrieve it from off-site locations. It’s how your […]
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Analog computing and biological simulations get a boost from new MIT compiler

June 21, 2016 |

science-biology-disease Life, uh, finds a way. And more often than not, that way is analog. Digital simulations of cells and systems struggle to take that into account. Analog electronic circuits are a powerful tool to bring to bear on these difficult problems — and a new compiler from MIT makes programming them much, much easier. Read More
TechCrunch

IBM makes a big shift into cognitive computing

April 24, 2016 |

IBM’s California research lab sits atop a green hill in Almaden, 15 miles south of downtown San Jose.

There aren’t any signs that suggest if you drive up the narrow road that wraps around the hill you’ll find a research facility at the top. No signs that the research center is home to a Fortune…


L.A. Times – Business

Go Ahead, Ask Justin Trudeau About Quantum Computing

April 17, 2016 |

It was a joke of a question—”Morning, sir, I was going to ask you to explain quantum computing, but….”—but Canadian PM Justin Trudeau not only took the question, he knocked it out of the park on Friday, giving a concise, enthusiastic, and impromptu lesson on the subject in…
Newser

So Far, So Good With Cloud Computing, But Executives Are Still Nervous

June 6, 2015 |

Let’s face it, the cloud will never be risk-free, and there is no shortage of glitches that erupt in in the cloud computing space. Unfortunately, service outages, security flaws and performance issues come with the territory. It’s also important to remember that outages, security flaws and performance issues are also […]
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Best- And Worst-Performing Cloud Computing Stocks June 16th To June 20th And Year-To-Date

June 22, 2014 |

The highest performing cloud computing stocks year-to-date when measured by share price gains are NetScout Systems (NASDAQ:NTCT) up 42.18%, Fusion-IO (NYSE:FIO) up 31.20%, Zendesk (NYSE:ZEN) up 30.75%, Akamai (NASDAQ:AKAM) up 29.76%, Activision Blizzard (NASDAQ: ATVI) up 23.44%, and Hewlett-Packard (NYSE:HPQ) up 22.30%.  A $ 10K investment in NetScout Systems shares on […]
Forbes Real Time

Aereo Says A Win For Broadcasters Would Have “Chilling” Consequences To Cloud Computing

March 27, 2014 |

Aereo has today filed its response brief with the Supreme Court in a case that will make or break the streaming TV startup. So far, we’re in the preliminary stages of this particular case, with the broadcasters filing their initial briefing in March, arguing that Aereo violates Copyrights by retransmitting broadcast signals as a “public performance.” Read More
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