Hardware

Computing hardware includes the physical computer, storage and networking assets used by IT for business and personal use.


NewsMore augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) applications are cropping up in multiple industries including hospitality, healthcare, retail and education—and the market for these technologies is expected to see dramatic growth in the coming years. According to the new Worldwide Semiannual Augmented and Virtual Reality Spending Guide from International Data Corp. (IDC), worldwide revenues for the market will grow from $5.2 billion in 2016 to more than $162 billion in 2020. This represents a compound…
FeatureChina - where parents have been known to try anything to give their kids an edge and tend to be less obsessive about privacy - may be an ideal testing ground for the VR classroom of the future.
FeatureAbout 300 flights were scrapped and delays and cancellations will continue even as systems come back online, the second-biggest U.S. carrier said Monday on Twitter.
Information Management NewsSecond-quarter revenue beat analysts’ estimates, boosted by the unit that includes the Watson artificial intelligence platform, in an early indication that the company’s transition to cloud-based software and services is beginning to pay off.
Information Management NewsCommentary: The U.K. tech sector just got an oversized star -- ARM Holdings Plc -- a chip designer that relatively few people had heard of until its sale to the Japanese tech giant SoftBank.
NewsThe Sunway TaihuLight supercomputer, located at the state-funded Chinese Supercomputing Center in Wuxi, Jiangsu province, is more than twice as powerful as the previous winner, according to TOP500.
FeatureIn a world of cloud processing and large-scale commodity clusters, many perceive mainframes as antiquated and irrelevant – which couldn’t be further from the truth.
Information Management NewsHewlett Packard Enterprise will spin off and merge its enterprise-services division with Computer Sciences Corp. in a deal valued at $8.5 billion.
FeatureThe intriguing plot twist here is something seems a bit off with Intel's data center business, which makes chips for computer servers and other essential equipment for the world's computing backbones.
FeatureSelecting the right location for a European data center is as much about power consumption and energy efficiency as it is about proximity to end customers and connectivity reach to target markets.
Information Management NewsOne of the founders of Intel, the Hungarian-born refugee helped build the company from a 1960s startup to the world’s largest chipmaker,
NewsGartner predicts that by 2020 more than 50% of all new applications developed on PaaS will be IoT-centric, disrupting conventional architecture practices.
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