FPGA Interfaces Speeding Up
Blog 11/16/2015 16 comments
IBM and Xilinx have joined the race to bring FPGA accelerators to data centers. The problem they and their competitors have yet to solve is delivering an easy-to-use standard interface for them, according to a Red Hat executive.
Chinese Spending All-Out on HPCs
Blog 11/16/2015 10 comments
China wins top spot again and nearly triples its number of systems on the TOP500 list of supercomputers. The number of supercomputers in U.S. falls to lowest point ever--201 down from 231 in July 2015.
Android, Chrome OS Merger: Why It Makes Sense
Blog 11/13/2015 Post a comment
Google has not confirmed reports that it intended to merge Chrome OS and Android. Is the idea really that far-fetched? Here's how the resulting products of such a marriage would be beneficial to users and the enterprise.
Is Detroit Dead Meat?
Blog 11/12/2015 17 comments
Calling Detroitís auto industry Ďdead meatí presumes that car OEMs lack the skills to develop software-centric cars. I donít disagree. But any conclusion that requires an almost blind faith in Google and Apple makes me leery.
Welcome to the Future -- Dynamic Adverts
Maxís Cool Beans 11/12/2015 3 comments
It may be that -- in the not-so-distant future -- everyone watching a TV program in the comfort of their own homes sees different advertising objects seamlessly embedded in the scenes.