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21 11, 2019

China’s reliance on US-origin platforms for deep learning raises questions about country’s AI push

By | 2019-11-21T21:30:05+00:00 November 21st, 2019|Technology|Comments Off on China’s reliance on US-origin platforms for deep learning raises questions about country’s AI push

When engineer Kuang Kaiming was assigned to a team developing artificial intelligence (AI) technology for a Shanghai start-up, the company went with two leading open-source software libraries, Google’s TensorFlow and Facebook’s Pytorch.The decision to ...

21 11, 2019

Samsung makes a second foldable phone, but it’s only available in China

By | 2019-11-21T12:38:38+00:00 November 21st, 2019|Technology|Comments Off on Samsung makes a second foldable phone, but it’s only available in China

This article originally appeared on ABACUSIt’s only been two months since Samsung released its first foldable smartphone, but there’s already a second model… and you can only buy it in China. In terms of looks, the W20 5G has sharper edges and f...

20 11, 2019

€11m in Funding Announced for Cutting-Edge Energy Research

By | 2019-11-20T16:30:00+00:00 November 20th, 2019|Technology|Comments Off on €11m in Funding Announced for Cutting-Edge Energy Research

Today the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment, Richard Bruton TD, announced that €11m in funding has been awarded to 50 cutting-edge research, development and demonstration energy projects. These projects will develop solutions ...

20 11, 2019

Ireland ranked 18th globally for intelligent connectivity, according to Huawei Global Connectivity Index 2019 Report

By | 2019-11-20T15:36:46+00:00 November 20th, 2019|Technology|Comments Off on Ireland ranked 18th globally for intelligent connectivity, according to Huawei Global Connectivity Index 2019 Report

Ireland is amongst the ‘frontrunners’ globally for intelligent connectivity and is ranked 18th out of 79 countries researched, according to a new Huawei index. Huawei has released its sixth annual Global Connectivity Index (GCI) and Ireland is one of t...

20 11, 2019

Alex Zhu’s journey from failed startup to TikTok chief

By | 2019-11-20T12:24:36+00:00 November 20th, 2019|Technology|Comments Off on Alex Zhu’s journey from failed startup to TikTok chief

This article originally appeared on ABACUSDepending on who you ask, TikTok might be described as a Gen-Z entertainment app that’s better than therapy, a global threat to freedom of expression or a national security menace. But to Alex Zhu, it was a pro...

20 11, 2019

How Alibaba powered billions of transactions on Singles’ Day with ‘zero downtime’

By | 2019-11-20T05:09:54+00:00 November 20th, 2019|Technology|Comments Off on How Alibaba powered billions of transactions on Singles’ Day with ‘zero downtime’

In just the first 68 seconds of November 11, shoppers spent US$1 billion on Alibaba’s e-commerce marketplaces, scooping up everything from consumer electronics to luxury items and even cars.By the end of the annual 24-hour Singles’ Day shopping extrava...

19 11, 2019

Taiwan bid to lure firms from mainland China paying off as trade tensions with US persist

By | 2019-11-19T07:41:46+00:00 November 19th, 2019|Technology|Comments Off on Taiwan bid to lure firms from mainland China paying off as trade tensions with US persist

Taiwan’s push for its companies to invest in advanced manufacturing at home, after decades of focusing on mainland China, is helping offset the effects of Beijing’s trade war with Washington, the island’s government said.Taiwanese companies have pledge...

19 11, 2019

China expands its share of fastest supercomputers although US remains No 1 when it comes to speed

By | 2019-11-19T03:38:23+00:00 November 19th, 2019|Technology|Comments Off on China expands its share of fastest supercomputers although US remains No 1 when it comes to speed

The US retained its top position as the country with the fastest supercomputers in the world but China extended its dominance in overall system numbers, according to the latest ranking of the Top500 fastest supercomputers published Monday.Summit and Si...

18 11, 2019

Dell Technologies Unveils Autonomous Infrastructure with Dell EMC PowerOne

By | 2019-11-18T13:25:06+00:00 November 18th, 2019|Technology|Comments Off on Dell Technologies Unveils Autonomous Infrastructure with Dell EMC PowerOne

Dell Technologies has announced Dell EMC PowerOne autonomous infrastructure to make deploying, managing and consuming IT easier for organizations. PowerOne integrates PowerEdge compute, PowerMax storage, PowerSwitch networking and VMware virtualization...

18 11, 2019

European coding bootcamp launching in Dublin with €40,000 worth of free scholarships for female coders

By | 2019-11-18T12:30:30+00:00 November 18th, 2019|Technology|Comments Off on European coding bootcamp launching in Dublin with €40,000 worth of free scholarships for female coders

Wild Code School is launching in Dublin this week and is offering five full scholarships to women interested in becoming coders. Founded in France in 2014, Wild Code School offers five-month coding bootcamps aimed at meeting skills gaps in the tech sec...