Industry Resources

It's easy to dismiss the launch of a new Intel CPU as a ho-hum event.

| 14 August 2014, 10 am

Oracle has pushed out a major update to its E-Business Suite of applications, in a move that underscores the company's challenge of meeting customer needs while also persuading them to adopt its next-generation Fusion cloud software.

E-Business 12.2.4 is now generally available and includes a wide array of enhancements to its many functional modules, tie-ins to some Oracle cloud...

| 13 August 2014, 7 pm

A decade-old race to crank up core counts in x86 chips may have lulled, but the competition has just started picking up in ARM processors.

AppliedMicro, which is making 64-bit ARM processors, will put up to 64 cores in its upcoming X-Gene 3 server chip, said Gaurav Singh, vice president of engineering and product development at the company, during the Hot Chips conference in Cupertino,...

| 13 August 2014, 1 pm

Oracle has given the first peek at its upcoming Sparc M7 processor, promising big performance gains for customers who use the in-memory compute features of its 12C database.

The Sparc M7 is due for release next year and will eventually be used in both high- and low-end Oracle Unix systems, including the M series and T series products, said John Fowler, executive vice president for...

| 13 August 2014, 12 pm

It started off as an experiment, but Microsoft now wants to speed up and return more accurate Bing search results with the help of reconfigurable chips called FPGAs (field-programmable gate arrays) in data centers.

Next year, Microsoft will start installing FPGAs in its data centers, hoping to speed up and increase the accuracy and relevancy of search results.

| 13 August 2014, 12 pm

As a boy, from the first time I saw "Star Trek," I thought it would be incredibly cool to say "Computer!

| 13 August 2014, 10 am

Hoping to cover all its bases in the emerging IoT (Internet of things) market, Microsoft is proffering a helping hand to "makers," DIYers, hardware hackers, and other builders of things that may one day end up on the Internet.

Microsoft is shipping a pared-down version of Windows on an Intel Galileo development board in hopes of extending Windows' reach further into smart devices and...

| 13 August 2014, 10 am

SAP has relaxed hardware requirements for using its Hana in-memory database platform for development and testing, in a move that could make existing Hana customers' operations easier and less expensive while also generating more Hana sales.

| 12 August 2014, 9 pm

SAP has relaxed hardware requirements for using its Hana in-memory database platform for development and testing, in a move that could make existing Hana customers' operations easier and less expensive while also generating more Hana sales.

| 12 August 2014, 9 pm

Apple pioneered the use of 64-bit processors in smartphones, but Nvidia claims its 64-bit Denver chip will be even faster when it appears in devices later this year.

Nvidia shared a few more details about Denver at the Hot Chips...

| 12 August 2014, 11 am