Foxconn confirms US investment
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Friday, 23 June 2017 12:24

Foxconn confirms US investment


New robot plants in US

Foxconn has announced an investment project, the Flying Eagle, in the US which will feature robotic plants and other projects.

Now even the Swiss have a faster supercomputer than the US
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And some of their soldiers have carried pikes for 600 years.

The US has been falling behind in the supercomputer race which it has dominated for 24 years and been losing ground to the Chinese who have the top two slots.

US gives $258 million to big IT
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Friday, 16 June 2017 11:58

US gives $258 million to big IT


Wants them to come up with big exascale supercomputers

The US Department of Energy is giving AMD, Cray, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, IBM, Intel, and Nvidia more than $258 million to  research and build exascale supercomputers.

US getting paranoid about Kaspersky
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Wednesday, 10 May 2017 13:38

US getting paranoid about Kaspersky


The price of gaming elections


The US, which was once paranoid about Chinese hackers, is now so concerned about Russia’s hackers it is now focusing on the country’s cyber security expert Kaspersky.

Unlocked Samsung Galaxy S8, S8+ preorders arrive in States
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Single color, available for $10 to $25 less than carrier-locked versions

For the past two and a half weeks since the launch, unlocked versions of the Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ have been made available to international customers but were locked down to all four major wireless carriers in the US.

Cisco and Oracle cheer the end of net-neutrality in the US
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If these guys want it you know it must be good


Oracle announced its support for FCC Chairman Ajit Pai's controversial plan to roll back the agency's net neutrality rules.

ZTE is off the US trade blacklist
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Wednesday, 29 March 2017 12:03

ZTE is off the US trade blacklist


Breathes a sigh of relief


ZTE is off the US. Department of Commerce’s naughty list and and will be able to buy and sell in the land of the fee.

Never mind the Mexicans - Trump should fear the Robots
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Economics experts warn


While the US government is making hay blaming foreigners for coming to the US and stealing jobs, it should be more worried about robots.

US falling behind in supercomputer stakes
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Thursday, 16 March 2017 11:37

US falling behind in supercomputer stakes


Scientists fear America not really that great any more


Advanced computing experts at the National Security Agency and the Department of Energy are worried that that China is "extremely likely" to take the leadership in supercomputing as early as 2020.

US Garmin engineers gunned down for being foreigners
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“Get out of my country”


A Kansas man was charged today after the fatal shooting of a German Garmin engineer and wounding of two others at a bar