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  • This Is America’s Hottest Job – Bloomberg

     This Is America’s Hottest Job   Murray Webb had been a lackluster student more interested in sports than schoolwork while attending a small Virginia college. Then he transferred to Kennesaw State University in suburban Atlanta to pursue a master’s degree in applied statistics and landed four job offers upon graduation. Webb, 33, now earns $160,000 a year targeting health-care customers for hospitals and says he is approached weekly by companies and recruiters seeking data scientists. Webb is part of a…

  • Faster more efficient way to store and process information found

    In a study released in the journal Nature Nanotechnology in April, the chemists detail how they discovered that light can induce magnetization in certain semiconductors — the standard class of materials at the heart of all computing devices today. “These results could allow for a fundamentally new way to process, transfer, and store information by electronic devices, that is much faster and more efficient than conventional electronics,” according to the study. Moore’s Law is extended using light Moore’s Law is…

  • Docusign and Pivotal Both Look Poised for Strong IPOs

    Though the IPO floodgates haven’t quite opened up for consumer tech unicorns, they have for their enterprise tech counterparts. This year has already seen web/cloud security software firm Zscaler (ZS) , subscription-management software firm Zuora (ZUO) and (with the qualifier that the company services both consumers and businesses) cloud storage giant Dropbox (DBX) deliver strong IPOs. And several other enterprise software/services providers, confident that the waters are now safe to jump into, have filed to go public. Here’s a look…

  • Semiconductor Industry Topped $429 Billion in 2017, Highest Growth Rate in 14 Years – IHS Markit

    The semiconductor industry closed out 2017 in blockbuster fashion, posting the highest year-over-year growth in 14 years. Global semiconductor revenue grew 21.7%, reaching $429.1 billion in 2017, according to IHS Markit Ltd, in critical information, analytics and solutions. WW Ranking of the Top 10 Suppliers of Semiconductors in 2017 (ranking by revenue in $ million) Click to enlarge Recording year-over-year growth of 53.6%, and its highest semiconductor revenue ever, Samsung replaced Intel as the new market leader of the semiconductor…

  • How to download personal Facebook data

    At the bottom of Facebook’s Settings page, there’s a line that’s easy to miss: “Download a copy of your Facebook data.” It’s been there for years and it’s not particularly hidden, but few people ever had cause to click it. The data inside was not particularly usable for a Facebook user, except on Facebook. But with all the controversy surrounding Facebook-Cambridge Analytica scandal, in which the data of 50 million user profiles was misused, many users are reexamining their own…

  • Vendor Q&A Series: Brian Rosenberg, Juniper Networks

        Describe your company in five words.  Networking, security solutions vendor. Related articles   Tell us about how your channel program works. New features for 2018 include two new cloud specializations, as well as new partner specializations in cloud, security, datacenter and software development and enhanced specialization-based rebates for business growth. What do you think is the most challenging trend in the channel today? Why? The move to cloud. It threatens traditional resale models. It creates a need for…

  • History (1962): Bulk Storage Systems Add Low-cost Capacity

    This article comes from the Computer History Museum. 1962: Bulk storage systems add low-cost capacity NCR CRAM was the “first commercially significant Bulk Storage Subsystem” John Potter Three-dimensional selector and memory device patent figure (U.S. Patent Office) In 1957 Potter Instruments delivered to Univac three experimental Three-Dimensional Memory Devices designed by George Comstock that stored up to 2 million characters on removable strips of magnetic tape. Beginning in the 1960s, several companies introduced commercial bulk storage systems to offer online…

  • From HIPAA to hyper-converged – a healthier storage scenario lies ahead

    By Shridar SubramanianIn 2017, HIPAA turned 21. Had you told a health care IT professional in 1996 that health care data would grow 48% YoY, and the projected total volume by 2020 would be close to 2,500 exabytes, their head would have spun at the massive task of managing cost, complexity, risk and compliance. If that weren’t enough, when HIPAA was enacted into law, just 13% of the U.S. population had Internet, only 15% owned a mobile phone, and the…

  • SanDisk’s New MicroSD Cards Are Too Fast for Your Phone

      BARCELONA—SanDisk’s new MicroSD card will make next year’s phones feel like they have hundreds of gigs of internal storage. HTML MODULE 3359 We’ve seen 400GB cards before, but this is the first one with the new A2 spec for adoptable storage. That’s faster than any mobile phone today can handle, according to Western Digital, SanDisk’s parent company. Western Digital bought SanDisk in 2016, and integration between the two companies was a little choppy for a while. This is the…

  • Supreme Court to Hear Microsoft Case on Emails, Customer Data Stored Overseas – WSJ

    Feb. 26, 2018 5:30 a.m. ET WASHINGTON—Technology companies will square off with law enforcement on Tuesday as the Supreme Court hears arguments on whether emails and other customer data stored overseas are subject to U.S. search warrants. The case is one of several legal battles on law-enforcement access to private online data, and it requires the justices to interpret a law that Congress wrote before email and cloud computing were part of everyday life. A federal appeals court, in a…

  • Meet the Boss – Exclusive Interview with Bluzelle CEO Pavel Bains

    .entry-header Bluzelle is service-based (middleware) storage solution for the blockchain and businesses using it. The blockchain is in the end, just a protocol similarly to how the internet is a communication protocol. Hence, there is a need for middleware applications to capitalize on these protocols instead of making things more complicated. All of this starts off with a decentralized database network which includes two parties: producers and consumers. Producers in the Bluzelle platform are the people who mine which is…

  • Personal Cloud Market Share to Register $115.05 Bn Growth by 2022

    This press release was orginally distributed by SBWire Sarasota, FL — (SBWIRE) — 01/12/2018 — The global personal cloud market is a storage platform that enables the customers to access, synchronize and share stored data across various mobile devices such as smartphone and tablets. In this period of digitalization, there is a rising need for storing and sharing personal data or professional data. The rapidly increasing tech-savvy population has considerably led to the growing demand for cloud computing services in…

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