In an interview, Apple CEO Tim Cook has claimed that some things work well under the work from home format and those changes will remain in place at Apple even after the pandemic ends.
Articles by Ather Fawaz Advanced search
After a testing period that lasted nearly two years, Project Natick proves that underwater datacenters are more reliable, easier to deploy, and possibly cheaper than their land-based counterparts.
By 2030, Google has pledged to shift all its data centers and offices to renewable sources of energy under a plan dubbed "Stretch Goal". It will ditch oil and gas-based power completely.
By combing through troves of blogs, documents, and reviews, Trade Assistant with IBM Watson is designed to help you make more informed and unbiased decisions in ESPN Fantasy Football League.
IFTTT Pro allows querying data from multiple apps before taking an action, packs faster execution times, and allows you to create unlimited applets of your own. It comes at a premium fee, however.
By combining 189 sensors, a team has captured the world's first 3,200MP image—the largest single-shot digital image ever taken. This sensor is slated to be deployed at the Rubin Observatory in Chile.
Apple's new retail store will be a glass dome floating in the iconic Marina Bay Sands in Singapore. Apart from custom-lined glass, it will carry an oculus on its apex that is inspired by the Pantheon.
The new Half type is composed of 16 bits and will be geared towards speeding up machine learning workflows by enabling faster computation and smaller storage requirements at the expense of precision.
Using the same 54-qubit quantum computer used to show quantum supremacy, researchers ran the Hartree-Fock approximation—twice as large as previous experiments with ten times as many quantum gate ops.
According to a study, global power consumption in Bitcoin mining reached new highs this year, topping 7 GW. Industry stands at 120 EH/s with China contributing significantly to the mean hashrate.
Empire Market has been offline for three days now. Customers have been unable to access their accounts, reported being victims of Dusting Attacks, and suspect an exit scam by the site administrators.
Touting it as the last opportunity for players of all platforms to play together, Fortnite just announced the #FreeFortnite cup. Non-Apple devices and gaming hardware will be up for grabs.
Set for release in September 2020, Sony's upcoming LSIs support both L1 and L5 bands, and are set to boast the industry's lowest power consumption for dual-band positioning operation at only 9 mW.
Language-agnostic BERT Sentence Embedding (LaBSE), is a multilingual BERT embedding model that supports language-agnostic cross-lingual sentence embeddings for 109 languages by combining MLM and TLM.
In a white paper, researchers at Bloomberg modeled supply chain data as a graph and used GNNs to create a long-short portfolio. The results demonstrate an edge over traditional approaches.
As per the August 2020 CAI whitepaper, Adobe plans to demo its system of cryptographically tagging and maintaining a record of a photo's history later this year to curtail the spread of fake images.
Amazon Braket is now generally available. It supports local simulation of quantum algorithms on EC2 instances and provides access to real quantum computing hardware from D-Wave, IonQ, and Rigetti.
In a job listing for a Resort Development Manager by SpaceX, the company states that its launch site in Boca Chica Village will be a 21st-century spaceport and the company's first resort.
The California tech giant's stocks rose by 5% last week, meaning that the company is nearing $2 trillion in market value and its CEO is the latest addition to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index.
Microsoft, Nike, Unilever, Danone, Mercedes-Benz, Moller-Maersk, Wipro, and Natura have formed 'Transform to Net Zero'—a global carbon-neutral group that will focus on slashing our carbon footprint.
Falcon 9 broke the Atlantis space shuttle's turnaround time after it hoisted South Korea's first military satellite to deployment. For the first time, SpaceX retrieved both rocket fairings too.
The social media website has responded to last night's hack stating that the attack was socially engineered and targeted some Twitter employees with access to internal tools and systems.
Amazon Interactive Video Service is a new fully managed service that allows you to host interactive live streams on your website. Low latency (3s) and an easy setup are noteworthy features.
Boeing and NASA signed a new contract extension that is valued at $916 million. Under it, the former will continue to support development and research aboard the ISS through 2024 at least.
SoftBank is mulling the partial or full sale of Arm Holdings to raise cash. The review is in its early stages but is being advised by Goldman Sachs and the plan is to sell up to $41 billion in assets.
By using conducting graphite patterns drawn with pencils and regular office-papers as flexible supporting substrates, the team built a biometric wearable that can gauge temperature, sweat, pH, etc.
Despite a stagnant first quarter, Huawei reported CNY454 billion ($65 billion) in revenue during the first half of 2020, a 13.1% increase year-on-year, with a net profit margin of 9.2%.
The Electron rocket experienced unexpected stress during Max-Q causing a total loss of the rocket and all seven payloads, including Earth-imaging satellites by Canon and Planet, that were on board.
The search engine is again reachable from India. While the cause for inaccessibility is unclear, many have reasoned that it was due to DNS lookup errors or potential censorship by the government.
The newly launched web portal will provide an alternative way to the Wallet app for viewing and printing bank statements, checking credit, scheduling payments, and more, with the Apple Card.
Police forces worked with the NSA to introduce malware into a secure texting platform EncroChat. Over 800 criminals have been arrested. Two tons of drugs and dozens of arms have been seized as well.
The automobile manufacturer has denied all reports by stating that not only are the allegedly fired employees still working with the company but they have also been offered work on multiple occasions.
The report claims that Google's deal with Apple to make it the default search engine on Safari creates a barrier for expansion for competing offerings; suggests mitigating this 'monopoly' in two ways.
Porting Assistant is a free tool that can help port .NET Framework applications to .NET Core on Linux by analyzing the full tree of public API and NuGet packages to resolve dependency issues.
With Amazon Honeycode, users can build web and mobile applications that are tailored specifically for tasks that involve tracking data over time and notifying users of changes - without any code.
NASA's Perseverance Rover will now launch towards Mars on July 22. The delay is due to contamination concern in the ground support lines; the rover and the rocket themselves are in good condition.
Ex-Principal Engineer at Intel, François Piednoël, cited quality control issues and frequent complaints of Intel's 2015 Skylake offerings as the primary reason for Apple's switch to ARM from Intel.
Under the partnership, a novel, end-to-end AI-based Nvidia computing architecture will power the next generation of perpetually upgradeable, safe, and convenient Mercedes-Benz vehicles.
The newly introduced performance stats include Car Performance Scores, Ultimate Driver Speed Comparison, Driver Skills Rating, and others. They will roll out in the current, 2020 season.
For its second cryogenic pressure test to failure, the SN7 prototype for Starship was taken beyond its limit. The fuel tank 'popped' and was soon engulfed in white, thick plumes of nitrogen.