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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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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7 Big Data Blunders of 2016

The big data arena has erupted over the last year with incredible technological advancements. Predictive analytics and machine learning went mainstream. Artificial Intelligence (AI) bot platforms and Smart Technology took over our homes and offices. Across the world organization’s strategized to cultivate cultures fueled by data and analytics. But, with all the successes and accomplishments, it’s important to remember the […]

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Facebook’s Aquila Critical for Free Internet After SpaceX Explosion : Zuckerberg Undeterred, Musk Awaiting Root Cause

Did Facebook rely on SpaceX too much for delivering internet connectivity to the masses as part of its Internet.org initiative? Or is Elon Musk’s SpaceX program just too risky? Is Elon Musk involved in too many projects with SpaceX, Tesla and now SolarCity? Or whether the explosion of the SpaceX rocket which was carrying Facebook’s AMOS-6 satellite at Cape Canaveral this week […]

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Verizon to Buy Yahoo In Continued Quest Against Facebook and Google

According to a breaking Bloomberg report, Verizon Communications Inc. will announce its plans to buy Yahoo! Inc. for about $4.8 billion on Monday. Verizon acquired AOL for $4.4 billion as part of its aspiration to be a leading provider of internet services. Why does Verizon want Yahoo? With Yahoo, Verizon will get a global platform against Internet giants like Facebook and Google […]

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