US to build gigantic new supercomputer

The US Department of Energy is making $258 million available to fund the construction of the country’s next giant supercomputer, according to a report on When completed, the supercomputing system could...
US government IT departments

US government could save ‘more than a trillion’

US President Donald Trump told tech leaders that the government needs to catch up with the tech industry to make its computer systems more capable of serving the public, according to...
Industrial internet

IIoT set to transform manufacturing in India

Apple recently established a manufacturing facility in India, through Foxconn, the Taiwanese company which makes its iPhones, iPads and other devices.  For Sharmila Annaswamy, a Frost & Sullivan consultant specialising in industry,...
autonomous cars

US to change rules to help driverless car innovation

US President Donald Trump is set to announce “within the next few months” new regulations that will eliminate the barriers to autonomous cars on the roads, according to a report on...
Technology Pioneers 2017

World Economic Forum picks ‘technology pioneers’

The World Economic Forum, the global nonprofit foundation whose annual meeting in Davos is attended by leaders from the world of business and politics, has published a list of companies which...
self-driving cars

Apple boss confirms self-driving car tech project

Apple CEO Tim Cook has confirmed that the tech giant is working on software for self-driving cars, according to Bloomberg.  Cook calls the development effort “the mother of all AI projects”. Apple has...
us air traffic control

Trump plans to privatise air traffic control system

In what may be one of his most boring statements so far, and certainly not on a par with any of his innumerable tweets, US President Donald Trump has announced that...
global chips market

Revolutionary changes on horizon for chips market

Ruselectronics has unveiled a new microprocessor for personal computers and servers, according to a report on  According to, the Elbrus-8S is said to be three to five times faster than...
UK general election

UK election result makes things more vague

When Theresa May announced the UK general election to choose the country’s prime minister and the main parliamentary party, her plan was to win more seats, strengthen her power and bring more...
Apple Worldwide Developers Conference

Apple unveils HomePod and most expensive desktop

So the rumours were true about the home automation device. Some of the other rumours ahead of the ongoing Apple Worldwide Developers Conference were also true, but then there have been...
Paris climate agreement

Big data could clear up arguments about pollution

President Donald Trump’s decision to take the US out of the Paris climate agreement is understandable if it’s true that only the US was required to actually pay money and was...

The Russians are coming with government-backed tech

The thing about writing an article on Russia is that it’s just too easy to resort to stereotypical images of Russian spies and communist invasions and so on.  If you are one of...
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