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How Apple tech is used in the renewable energy industry

Apple management took a few moments during the company’s record-setting Q4 earnings call to mention iOS device deployment at Vestas. Here’s how Apple’s solutions are being used at one of the world’s leading wind turbine…


AMD grabs Xilinx for $35 billion in expansion play

The rumors were true, only the price was off. AMD formally announced this week it intends to acquire FPGA maker Xilinx for $35 billion, not $30 billion as originally rumored. Xilinx is the biggest maker…


Biggest technology acquisitions of 2020

Last year marked a slight decrease in global technology M&A activity from the blockbuster year that was 2018 – when SAP bought Qualtrics for $8 billion, IBM acquired Red Hat for a staggering $33 billion…





How JustEat developed mobile apps for international audiences

I spent a little time watching some of the developer-focused presentations given at the recent Swift Heroes event, and an insightful explanation of the benefits of modular iOS app development from JustEat principal developer, Alberto…


Microsoft Buys Hexadite to Toughen Windows Security

Microsoft on Thursday said it has agreed to buy a Hexadite, which incorporates artificial intelligence in its automated responses to cyberthreats. Microsoft was in talks to buy the firm for US$100 million, according to earlier…



Surviving the Security ‘Skills Desert’

If you’ve ever spent time in a desert, it may seem inconceivable to you that creatures actually can live there. The fact that animals not only survive, but also thrive in those conditions seems counterintuitive….