The Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge are the flagship smartphones for Samsung at the moment. Both pack pretty impressive hardware and both phones have cameras which appear to be beating out the competition with relative ease. However it seems that despite all its advantages, the handsets aren’t selling too well.
So much so that Samsung has recently announced during its quarterly earnings that they will be making adjustments to the price of the Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge to help maintain its sales momentum. While Samsung was not explicit in what they meant by that, a person familiar with the matter apparently said that this means that the prices of the phones will be cut. Read full post →Samsung Galaxy S6, S6 Edge Expected To Receive Price Cuts
As it stands, the world’s fastest supercomputer is China’s Tianhe-2, a computer that runs at 33.86 petaflops. For those wondering how fast that is, basically it is capable of performing 33.86 quadrillion floating point operations per second. However it looks like President Obama does not want the US to play second-fiddle to anyone.
So much so that he has issued an executive order (via Motherboard) in which he says that the US must build their own exascale supercomputer, with the goal of being 30 times faster than China’s Tianhe-2. Dubbed the National Strategic Computing Initiative, ultimately this will be a computer that is capable of mimicking the human brain, which apparently isn’t possible with today’s technology. Read full post →Obama Wants To See The US Build An Exascale Supercomputer