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Larger monitors aren't all they're cracked up to be
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monitors

Larger monitors aren't all they're cracked up to be

It turns out that upping the size of your monitor brings complications along with the supposed benefits of a higher resolution
3 Dec 2022
Machine learning vs statistics: What’s the difference?
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machine learning

Machine learning vs statistics: What’s the difference?

Both machine learning and statistics involve collecting datasets, building models and making predictions, but they differ in approach
2 Dec 2022
UK government to run Starlink trials in Snowdonia, Lake Distict
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Network & Internet

UK government to run Starlink trials in Snowdonia, Lake Distict

The government has indicated low-Earth orbit satellites could be key to expanding connectivity to UK businesses
1 Dec 2022
Why Japan finds it so hard to digitally transform
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digital transformation

Why Japan finds it so hard to digitally transform

The nation’s leaders are battling to change a static workplace culture that's still in love with fax machines and floppy disks
1 Dec 2022
AWS Supply Chain: Cloud giant's new app locates bottlenecks and suggests fixes
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Business operations

AWS Supply Chain: Cloud giant's new app locates bottlenecks and suggests fixes

The cloud giant's new cloud-based application aims to offer firms unified supply chain oversight, with pre-trained aggregation models
30 Nov 2022
India to trial digital rupee from December 2022
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digital currency

India to trial digital rupee from December 2022

The real-time performance of the CBDC could see India becoming one of the very countries in the world to adopt a nationwide digital currency
30 Nov 2022
DDR4 vs DDR5 RAM: Is it worth upgrading?
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components

DDR4 vs DDR5 RAM: Is it worth upgrading?

The latest generation of memory has hit the mainstream, but how much more can DDR5 RAM boost performance versus DDR4 RAM units?
30 Nov 2022
Civil servants blame legacy technology for sluggish government digital transformation progress
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Careers & training

Civil servants blame legacy technology for sluggish government digital transformation progress

UK government also lagging on training with fewer than a fifth of civil servants receiving any in the past two years
29 Nov 2022
Nvidia rolls out AI platform across NHS hospitals
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artificial intelligence (AI)

Nvidia rolls out AI platform across NHS hospitals

The platform ensures that patient data never leaves the hospital trust when an AI algorithm analyses medical records
29 Nov 2022
The NFT bubble bursting means a brighter future for crypto assets
Illustration of the 'apes with hats' NFTs hung on a wall like real artwork
blockchain

The NFT bubble bursting means a brighter future for crypto assets

Sales slump as the market decides “no one wants a gorilla with a hat on”, but the downturn might give rise to a much brighter future for NFTs
29 Nov 2022
UK crypto fraud soars 32% to $270 million
Stocks for the most well-known cryptocurrencies
cryptocurrencies

UK crypto fraud soars 32% to $270 million

Businesses facing recession slump may see cryptocurrencies as a quick return on investment, but are increasingly at risk of fraud
28 Nov 2022
Can the AI Bill of Rights shape global AI regulation?
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Policy & legislation

Can the AI Bill of Rights shape global AI regulation?

Experts clash over whether the policy proposal is fit for purpose, with some suggesting it does more harm than good
28 Nov 2022
Inside Singapore’s mission to infuse itself with technology
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digital transformation

Inside Singapore’s mission to infuse itself with technology

With government agencies building cutting-edge technologies in isolation, could this risk pulling Singapore's digital progress in completely different…
23 Nov 2022
Why developers are turning to ultra-powerful workstations for more creative freedom at less cost
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Whitepaper

Why developers are turning to ultra-powerful workstations for more creative freedom at less cost

The market for AI applications is immense and their economic value even greater
22 Nov 2022
Why FoodTech M&A activity has stopped surging
People using technology in lettuce production
mergers and acquisitions

Why FoodTech M&A activity has stopped surging

FoodTech’s impressive surge has stalled in 2022, but the M&A slowdown is only a blip, with the wider sector gearing up for an imminent boom
22 Nov 2022
The future of manufacturing
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Whitepaper

The future of manufacturing

Digitally transform your business and get ready for Industry 4.0
21 Nov 2022
Discrete manufacturing in a changing world
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Whitepaper

Discrete manufacturing in a changing world

Leaping hurdles and spotting opportunities
21 Nov 2022
Nvidia and Microsoft team up to build 'most powerful' AI supercomputer
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high-performance computing (HPC)

Nvidia and Microsoft team up to build 'most powerful' AI supercomputer

The firms seek to accelerate the training of AI models using Azure's supercomputer infrastructure and Nvidia GPUs
17 Nov 2022
Qualcomm targets slimmer smart glasses with first dedicated AR SoC
Mockup of smart glasses of the future, featuring a slimmer frame thanks to the new AR2 platform from Qualcomm
Hardware

Qualcomm targets slimmer smart glasses with first dedicated AR SoC

Sleeker smart glasses could be on the horizon thanks to a 40% smaller PCB, reducing the amount of wiring needed by almost half
16 Nov 2022
IT workers' self-confidence hampering portfolio career ambitions
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Careers & training

IT workers' self-confidence hampering portfolio career ambitions

Research suggests imposter syndrome is holding back around half of IT professionals from realising their multi-faceted dream careers
15 Nov 2022
Dell's new PowerEdge servers, quantum solution accelerates HPC for all customers
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Server & storage

Dell's new PowerEdge servers, quantum solution accelerates HPC for all customers

The servers were built in partnership with Nvidia and Intel, and are marketed to all organisations - small and large
15 Nov 2022
The IT Pro Podcast: The rise of automated contracts
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automation

The IT Pro Podcast: The rise of automated contracts

A hybrid approach to automation is needed for contract negotiation
11 Nov 2022
Podcast transcript: The rise of automated contracts
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automation

Podcast transcript: The rise of automated contracts

Read the full transcript for this episode of the IT Pro Podcast
11 Nov 2022