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Posted Monday, Apr 30, 2018 by Jeff Safire

Is 5G a reason to merge, or just an excuse to get regulators to allow it? By Chaim Gartenberg April 30, 2018 After years of back and forth, Sprint and T-Mobile have finally announced plans to merge. And while there’s plenty of steps that the two companies will have to go through to convince…


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Posted Tuesday, Apr 24, 2018 by Jeff Safire

Graphics processors are on a supercharged development path that eclipses Moore’s Law, says Nvidia’s Jensen Huang By Tekla S. Perry An exuberant Jensen Huang, who gave a keynote and popped up on stage during various events at Nvidia’s 2018 GPU Technology Conference (GTC) held in San Jose, Calif., last week, repeatedly made the point…


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Posted Wednesday, Apr 18, 2018 by Jeff Safire

Will Programming Become Obsolete? by Kevin Morris, Electronic Engineering Journal Tell a crowd of nerds that software is coming to an end, and you’ll get laughed out of the bar. The very notion that the amount of software and software development in the world will do anything besides continue on an exponential growth curve…


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Posted Monday, Apr 16, 2018 by Jeff Safire

A 13-year-old boy and an amateur archaeologist have unearthed a significant trove in Germany which may have belonged to the Danish king Harald “Bluetooth” who brought Christianity to Denmark.


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Posted Friday, Apr 6, 2018 by Jeff Safire

Government indifference toward AI could let the US lose ground to rival countries. But what would a good AI plan actually look like? By Will Knight, MIT Technology Review Politicians worldwide are stealing one of the US government’s best ideas by drawing up ambitious plans to make the most of advances in artificial intelligence.…


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