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supercomputer Aurora to Bring the Dawn of the Exascale Supercomputer

It’s fitting that the first exascale supercomputer in the United States—with a performance of one exaflop, or a quintillion calculations per second—will have the name “Aurora,” the mythical Roman goddess of the dawn. After all, it’s the dawn of a new era in high-performance computing.

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Pamela Rentz
password written on sticky note What Are the Worst Passwords of 2017?

The more things change, the more they stay the same. For the fourth straight year, the top spots in the annual worst passwords of the year list issued by password management company SplashData are unchanged. People apparently still use “123456” and “password.”

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Pamela Rentz
Is Cloud Computing Taking Over the Tech Industry?

Undoubtedly, cloud computing has been one of the largest paradigm changes the technology industry has seen during the last decade. Players both big and small are making investments to gain market share, and news items related to cloud computing are increasingly omnipresent.

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Rajini Padmanaban
Play Biofeedback Video Games to Learn to Chill

Breathing techniques, meditation, and yoga are all ways people use to cope with stress. But instead of going to your happy place, how about learning to chill by kicking back and playing video games? A first-person biofeedback game helps players practice techniques to manage stress and control anxiety.

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Pamela Rentz
Integration Is Key for Enabling the Internet of Things

Technology companies are rushing to establish market domination by creating platforms and interface standards to support their version of the IoT vision. With all the hype, it is hard to cut through to the reality that IoT applications only work if all the moving pieces are well-integrated.

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Beth Cohen
Will Tablets Eventually Kill Off Laptops?

Gartner says worldwide PC shipments declined 6.9 percent in Q4 2013. At the same time, the year-on-year growth rate for tablets is significantly higher. Should these trends lead us to believe that tablets will eventually kill laptops?

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Anuj Magazine
How Perceptual Computing Develops Science Nonfiction

New devices that we could only have dreamed of a few short years ago are now seemingly coming out every week. From Leap Motion to Microsoft Kinect to facial recognition technology's many applications, perceptual computing is leading the charge toward the future of some very impressive inventions.

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Sanjeeb Kumar Jena
The Cloud Hangs over Cable, and It's Here to Stay

The battle for TV supremacy has existed for decades. With the cloud now offering options that cable and satellite have never been able to provide in the past, who will reign supreme? From social media, streaming entertainment, and set-top box free DVR, the options are nearly endless.

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Noel Wurst