Topic: hardware

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Is it time for businesses to take responsibility for the digital skills gap?

Apprenticeships, coding academies, incubators, upskilling, open source - all of these are cited by academia, business and government as ways to plug the impending digital skills gap that, if we are to believe those who most frequently bemoan it, threatens to transmute into a gaping maw and swallow the economy whole.

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Oracle and Intel seek to build a Java API for SIMD support

The Java Vector API aims to provide a mechanism to write complex vector algorithms in Java

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How to protect your privacy in Windows 10

Worried about privacy issues in Windows 10? Here's what you can do.

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Foreshadow attacks Intel CPUs with Spectre-like tactics (but you're probably safe)

Intel introduces L1TF or Foreshadow, a new speculative execution attack like Spectre and Meltdown, which targets SGX instructions on Intel's Core chips.

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What is DHCP, and why might its days may be numbered as IPv6 grows?

Dynamic host configuration protocol (DHCP) still assigns dynamic addresses for IPv4 networks, but two newer protocols – SLAAC and DHCPv6 – are vying to do the job for IPv6.

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What is data deduplication, and how is it implemented?

By eliminating redundant blocks of data within a dataset – deduplication – enterprises can reduce the size of backups 90-99%.

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Oracle offers GraphPipe spec for machine learning data transmission

GraphPipe is intended to bring the efficiency of a binary, memory-mapped format while being simple and light on dependencies

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Why cheap Chromebooks running Windows will benefit Google, not you

Google's Campfire would reportedly allow Chromebooks to dual-boot with Windows. But only Google will benefit from demonstrating how poorly Windows runs on low-end hardware.

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What is CRM? Software for managing customer data

Equal parts strategy and technology, customer relationship management (CRM) is about using data to understand your customers—and boost sales.

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Microsoft may soon add multi-session remote access to Windows 10 Enterprise

Microsoft may be close to offering multi-session remote desktop access to Windows 10 Enterprise, allowing for as many as 10 simultaneous connections.

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Intel's Whiskey Lake notebook chips will offer big turbo boosts to get you to upgrade

A leak from HP has revealed that there will be one key difference between Intel's Kaby Lake-R chips and the upcoming Whiskey Lake notebook processors.

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HP to evangelize India’s digital transformation journey: Sumeer Chandra

Service-based models like MPS and Device-as-a-Service to redefine IT infra of PCs and Printers across Indian organizations, says Sumeer Chandra, MD, HP Inc. India