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Prices are soaring, supply chains are buckling, and many businesses are struggling to survive. Yet can it be possible that all of this bad news is actually good news for tech innovators? “There’s an old proverb that says, ‘Innovation is the mother of necessity’,” says Tom Warden, chief insurance and science officer at CLARA Analytics,…

Home News Pro (Image credit: NASA) NASA has selected Microchip Technology to develop a High-Performance Spaceflight Computing (HPSC)  processor it says will provide at least 100 times the computational capacity of current spaceflight computers. NASA’s spaceflight computing may be in dire need of an upgrade, as current systems “were developed almost 30 years ago” according to…

Why it matters: Researchers continue to find new ways to leverage artificial intelligence and machine learning capabilities as the technologies evolve. Earlier this week, Google scientists announced the creation of Transframer, a new framework with the ability to generate short videos based on singular image inputs. The new technology could someday augment traditional rendering solutions,…

By Alan Truly August 19, 2022 4:09PM Google just reported that there was a massive attempt at shutting down one of its Cloud Armor customers, peaking at 46 million requests per second. That makes it the largest Layer 7 distributed denial of service attack ever reported, and Google’s infrastructure handled the surge in traffic. Google…

When Jay told his mom he was bisexual at 14, she was supportive. But when he came out as transgender a few years later, she pushed back. YouTube videos and online forums soon convinced her that she was right to feel that way. A trans “contagion” called “rapid-onset gender dysphoria,” spread through social media, had…

The world’s biggest electric vehicle battery maker, Contemporary Amperex Technology Co. Limited (CATL), and Intel are among the major companies shutting down their factories for six days in China’s Sichuan province because of a heatwave-related power shortage in the area, according to CNN and Bloomberg. The move affects factories belonging to companies like Tesla’s battery…

Everyone has an agenda. Understanding this fact is a necessary part of receiving advice for a variety of business decisions. When it comes to technology, it’s usually common to get the opinion of others that possess product, installation and maintenance experience. That said, be aware of the potential bias that each party is likely to…

August 15, 2022 1:07 PM Were you unable to attend Transform 2022? Check out all of the summit sessions in our on-demand library now! Watch here. Software development has long demanded the skills of two types of experts. There are those interested in how a user interacts with an application. And those who write the…

August 14, 2022 11:10 AM Image Credit: Alina Bukhtiy // Getty Images Were you unable to attend Transform 2022? Check out all of the summit sessions in our on-demand library now! Watch here. The modern data stack (MDS) is foundational for digital disruptors. Consider Netflix. The company pioneered a new business model around video as…