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High-Speed Internet to hit every house in the states by 2020- Clinton

2016-06-10

SAN FRANCISCO-Tech's favorite presidential candidate is Hillary Clinton.


She released a tech plan that is highly favorable to the tech industry. It calls for connecting every U.S household to high-speed internet by 2020, the key difference is supporting net neutrality rules, which ban internet providers from blocking or slowing down content.

Eponymous self-optimizing WiFi system

2016-06-02

Plume has introduced its eponymous self-optimizing WIFI system for your house.


It basically adapts to provide the fastest network to various devices in the house

They recommend one pod per room and connecting space, like any cable DSL modem or any other modem/router combination. You just download the Plume app on Android or IOS device to activate the system. It does work with your existing routers, but they recommend installing their pods. The pods cost $39 and, later on, $49.

Nokia planning a comeback

2016-05-28

Nokia to start making new Android devices


Nokia, has just annouced today that they will be releasing new phones and have licensed their brand to a new Finnish company called Global HMD. HMD plans to sell new Android phones under the Nokia brand name.

While Microsoft, who previously acquired Nokia's phone line in 2014, have sold the phone line to Foxconn's FIH, HMD will be making the phones for FIH and carrying the Nokia brand name.

Silicon Valley (Sitcom)

2016-05-24

A show about a start up just like Get2clouds


This is a new sitcom by HBO, which is steadily growing in popularity. It shows you the life cycle and problems faced by a group of engineers who start a compression company called Pied Pipper.

"In the high-tech gold rush of modern Silicon Valley, the people most qualified to succeed are the least capable of handling success. A comedy partially inspired by Mike Judge's own experiences as a Silicon Valley engineer in the late 1980s. Written by Home Box Office"-Plot summary from IMDB.

Dropbox introduces new document scanning feature

2016-05-20

Dropbox introduces new document scanning feature.


The best feature so far is the tool on the mobile application that allows users to be able to scan documents and upload them directly to Dropbox. This will be a great addition to their service.

They are also enhancing their search abilities. They use OCR (Optical Character Recognition) to be able to identify text in the documents it's scanning. If this concept works they will be able to search within documents on the app. This is entering into a new area for Dropbox.

Worlds most powerful computer

2016-05-16

China has built a new supercomputer.


The 93 petaflop Sunway TaihuLight is now officially the most powerful and fastest computer in the world.

The Chinese supercomputer is in Wuxi, east China's Jiangsu Province, and capable of performing 93 quadrillion calculations per second. Sunway Taihu Light beat China's Tianhe-2 from the list of 500 most powerful supercomputers in the world.

Magic Pony acquired by Twitter

2016-05-12

Twitter buys Magic Pony for 150 Million Dollars


Magic Pony Technologies is a machine learning company.

Magic Pony use neural networks to examine images and understand the "features of imagery", and Twitter is likely to use it to enhance its live video offerings.

Machine Learning is an integral part of what Twitter does as a company. So this acquisition makes complete sense. The Magic Pony team will be joining the "Cortex" the team of Engineers, Data Scientists and Machine Learning Scientists at Twitter.

Internet connectivity in cars

2016-05-10

The new Tesla model X comes with full internet connectivity.


The world is going crazy for the new Tesla Model X, indisputably the car of the future.

The Model X is one of the first and greatest smart cars ever built. Not only does it have Falcon doors, it also looks like it’s jumped straight out of a futuristic cartoon.