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Arm shows roadmap for collaborating on embedded operating systems

Arm shows roadmap for collaborating on embedded operating systems

Arm revealed its roadmap for Mbed OS, the embedded software operating system that serves as a foundation for the internet of things (IoT), or making everyday objects smart and connected. The Cambridge, England-based company made the announcement at the Arm TechCon 2019 event in San Jose, California. For nearly 30 years the Arm ecosystem of …

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Intel reveals heavily discounted X-series and Xeon W processors

Intel reveals heavily discounted X-series and Xeon W processors

Intel today unveiled its latest lineup of Intel Xeon W, Core X-series, and enthusiast Core S-series processors. They are heavily discounted from previous models — in some cases as much as 40% to 50% — which reflects new competition from rival Advanced Micro Devices. The 14-nanometer processors will put new classes of computing performance and …

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Do you know the difference between communication and collaboration?

Do you know the difference between communication and collaboration?

Presented by Brief Communications Communication is easy. It’s the collaboration that’s difficult. It’s a digital-first world now, with employees working remotely and offices spread across the world, or even in companies with flexible schedules and a great work-from-home policy. Most companies have got the communication part down, going all-in on online tools like Slack. Cloud …

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'We can't wait' ... for Apple to hire new writers for its tedious keynotes

‘We can’t wait’ … for Apple to hire new writers for its tedious keynotes

Having sat through more of Apple’s butt-numbing product events than I care to admit, it’s hard to muster much joy when the next one rolls around. Strangely, I’m beginning to think Apple feels the same way. Based on the writing and performances at the most recent keynote, Apple seems to be mailing it in, carrying …

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Cute Little F**kers launches first Kickstarter for sex-positive love toy

Cute Little F**kers launches first Kickstarter for sex-positive love toy

If you advertise a vibrator with the F word in its name, chances are you won’t get too far into the mainstream. But Cute Little F**kers is promoting its sex toy as inclusive, educational, and sex-positive. And that’s why Kickstarter is allowing the company to run a crowdfunding campaign. San Francisco-based Cute Little F**kers (which …

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Google launches AI lab in Bangalore, India

Google contractors in Pittsburgh vote to unionize

A group of about 80 Google contractors that work alongside Google employees in Pittsburgh voted to unionize today. The group of employees at the company HCL Technologies will organize under the name Pittsburgh Association of Tech Professionals (PATP), alongside the United Steelworkers, for collective negotiation of wages and working conditions. The PATP will advocate for …

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