Intel Grabs Mobileye for Self-Driving Car, Artificial Intelligence and IoT Applications

In another move to expand beyond data centers and PCs, Intel announced it is going to acquire Mobileye, an Israeli company involved with Artificial Intelligence and Self-Driving hardware and software technology. Intel processors are used in desktop and notebook PCs and on-premise and public cloud applications but the company has been looking for ways to expand into the Internet of Things (IoT) […]

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FaceBook’s New Server and Storage Line Targets Artificial Intelligence, Big Data Analytics and Video Applications

Facebook announced a new line of server and storage hardware at the Open Compute Project (OCP) Summit 2017. In a blog post yesterday, Facebook Technical Program Manager Arlene Gabriana Murillo highlighted the need for next generation hardware to handle millions of hours of video, massive amounts of photo files and interactiveaudio and video communication on Facebook messenger.  Scalable Storage Facebook […]

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Qualcomm and Cavium ARM Based Servers Get a Boost with Microsoft Hyperscale Cloud Adoption

Project Olympus Will Use ARM Microsoft is preparing for the next generation of cloud optimized hyperscale servers and in a blog by Leendert van Doorn, Distinguished Engineer, the company announced today it is going to use Qualcomm and Cavium servers for Project Olympus, an Open Source hardware project.   The announcement came ahead of the Open Compute Project (OCP) Summit 2017  which starts […]

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How to Write High Quality Technology Blogs? Students, Professionals, Tech Enthusiasts and Aspiring Authors

So You are Thinking About Writing a Tech Blog? At VCloud News, we excel is in writing about technology happenings and ensuring our content is analytical, meaningful and geared towards visitors interested in consumer and commercial technology. Periodically, we feature guest posts that are original and in line with our focus areas. If you are interested in sending us a guest […]

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Public, Private or Hybrid Cloud After Amazon S3 Outage?

On February 28th, the world witnessed another public cloud outage. The disruption happened in Amazon’s Northern Virginia data center and Amazon was prompt in communicating to customers. S3 is experiencing high error rates. We are working hard on recovering. — Amazon Web Services (@awscloud) February 28, 2017 It took several hours for Amazon to recover from the issue. Amazon has since […]

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Nokia 3310 : Rock Solid Simplicity is Back and Ready for Modern Internet Applications

If ‘Old is Gold’ saying is true, Nokia surely believes in that. At the Mobile World Congress (MWC 2017) this week, HMD Global announced the rebirth of the Nokia 3310 albeit in a modern form. According to Wikipedia, the Nokia 3310 was first released in September, 2000. Based on GSM technology, the phone was one of the most successful models […]

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Oscars 2017 and Mobile World Congress MWC 2017 : Era of Digital Transformation

Mobile World Congress 2017 (MWC 2017) and Oscars 2017 are both happening this week. MWC 2017 will see more than 100000 attendees come from around the world to Barcelona to experience the latest and greatest in mobile advancements and the 89th Academy Award ceremony at the Oscars is awaited by millions of people globally. So what is common between them? The answer […]

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Super Bowl 2017 : Artificial Intelligence, IoT and Lady Gaga Lighting Extravaganza with Intel Drones

Intel ruled Super Bowl 2017 this year. If you watched the game through the half-time show, it would have been hard to miss how Intel technology has changed the experience at the game and there is more to come as technology evolves. ‘Be the Player’ Virtual Reality Intel and Fox Sports have worked hard on delivering a true to life experience for […]

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Artificial Intelligence Will Beat You at Your Favorite Game : OpenAI and Google DeepMind Open Source Platforms

It is no surprise that computers have been able to beat humans at common games we play. IBM Watson made its mark by beating winners of the widely acclaimed game Jeopardy and the Deep Blue Supercomputer challenged and beat Garry Kasparov at chess almost 20 years ago. Computer software has been evolving since then and Artificial Intelligence (AI) is now […]

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Database Scalability : Vertical Scaling vs Horizontal Scaling

This post was contributed by Tony Branson.  Every organization must have the ability to handle an increase or decrease in the business demands. So, it is crucial that businesses are equipped with database scalability. Let’s read more about it. Database Scalability Scalability means the ability to expand the computer resources to handle the exponential growth   of work. It refers to […]

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