Sign Up Now!

Sign up and get personalized intelligence briefing delivered daily.


Sign Up

Articles related to "computers"


The 21 most expensive products Apple has ever sold

  • Though the version running a floppy disk system was lower in price at $3,898, the Mac II with a 40 MB hard drive cost $5,498.
  • It starts at $2,400, but if you opt for the most expensive model that comes with an 8-core processor, 64GB of memory, AMD Radeon Pro 5500M graphics with 8GB of memory, and eight terabytes of storage, you'll end up paying $6,099.
  • By the time the IIfx was released in 1990, Apple had been making computers for 14 years and had sold 15 different models before this one.
  • That top-of-the-line model includes a beefy 28-core Intel Xeon processor, 1.5 terabytes of memory, two Radeon Pro Vega II Duo graphics processing units, and four terabytes of storage.

save | comments | report | share on


Quantum computer sets new record for finding prime number factors

  • Quantum computers could one day threaten the safety of the internet by breaking encryption – and now they are a step closer.
  • A quantum computing start-up company called Zapata has worked with IBM to develop a new way to factor large numbers, using it on the largest number that has been factored with a quantum computer so far.
  • The team found that 1,099,551,473,989 is equal to 1,048,589 multiplied by 1,048,601.
  • Existing subscribers, please log in with your email address to link your account access.

save | comments | report | share on


Chris Horn: We need to adopt a no-commute culture

  • Given that many functions of a business infrastructure – email and messaging, sales management, marketing programmes, customer care, engineering planning, product design, and general office administration – can now all be provided using cloud computing, then in principle many staff can do their jobs from any location.
  • As the decade closes, a second major change to the running of companies may become even more dramatic than cloud computing.
  • Could the disproportionate climate change costs for Ireland of hosting data centres here on behalf of other countries nevertheless be offset by reduced carbon emissions as a result of exploiting cloud computing across our economy?
  • Why is Facebook investing heavily in building a 14-acre physical campus in Ballsbridge to where its staff will commute to use Facebook’s own cloud computing systems?

save | comments | report | share on


6 Ways AI Can Improve Business Processes

  • If you embrace the latest steps in AI early on, you can even start using it to create content in the first place and to better send your message to consumers and customers.
  • The feature helps customers interact with the product by providing them with a more realistic sense of scale and dimensions.
  • However, new UI models around natural speech are beginning to emerge that are promising to be exceedingly useful, like Google’s virtual assistant mimicking a human voice during a salon booking.
  • Marketers will be able to use sentiment recognition to create personalized messages based on potential customers’ perceived mood.
  • Humans have been analyzing data and making predictions based on the results for a long time.
  • As tech progresses, autonomous sales agents will be able to take our marketing to the next level, generating leads and enticing prospects using intelligence and sentiment analysis to deliver perfect pitches.

save | comments | report | share on


6 Ways AI Can Improve Business Processes

  • If you embrace the latest steps in AI early on, you can even start using it to create content in the first place and to better send your message to consumers and customers.
  • The feature helps customers interact with the product by providing them with a more realistic sense of scale and dimensions.
  • However, new UI models around natural speech are beginning to emerge that are promising to be exceedingly useful, like Google’s virtual assistant mimicking a human voice during a salon booking.
  • Marketers will be able to use sentiment recognition to create personalized messages based on potential customers’ perceived mood.
  • Humans have been analyzing data and making predictions based on the results for a long time.
  • As tech progresses, autonomous sales agents will be able to take our marketing to the next level, generating leads and enticing prospects using intelligence and sentiment analysis to deliver perfect pitches.

save | comments | report | share on