Computing

Ada Lovelace’s skills with language, music and needlepoint contributed to her pioneering work in computing

Ada Lovelace, known as the first computer programmer, was born on Dec. 10, 1815, more than a century before digital electronic computers were developed. Lovelace has been hailed as a model for girls in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). A dozen biographies for young audiences were published for the 200th anniversary of her birth …

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Real Life Pied Piper, Stark Drones Wants to Build the World’s Largest Grid Computing Network

Stark Drones is a startup known for its wide array of technologies. As a startup, the aim for them is to tackle telecom and infrastructure as industries. There focus has been largely hardware, but they have been making strides within the SaaS market as well. Stark Drones is the distributor for the Decentralized Internet SDK. …

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Drones for disaster/humanitarian relief missions in Australia to be provided by Elbit Systems

News December 08, 2022 Dan Taylor Technology Editor Military Embedded Systems Photo courtesy Elbit Systems HAIFA, Israel. Elbit Systems of Australia has won a contract to supply uncrewed aerial systems to the Australian Army to assist in civilian disaster and humanitarian relief operations, the company announced in a statement. Elbit Systems will provide the Skylark …

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Qinru Qiu Named a Distinguished Member of the Association for Computing Machinery

STEM Qinru Qiu, professor of electrical engineering and computer science in the College of Engineering and Computer Science, has been named a Distinguished Member of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), the world’s largest and most prestigious association of computing professionals. Qinru Qiu Qiu was selected by her peers for her outstanding scientific contributions to computing. …

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DigitalOcean Currents Report Finds Cloud Optimism with SMBs

Cloud provider DigitalOcean published its biannual Currents report Dec. 8, providing insight into the views of small and midsize businesses (SMBs) about the cloud and IT spending. In the current macroeconomic climate, with rising inflation and fears of a recession, there is good reason for organizations of all sizes to be cautious. The report found …

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Nutanix CEO Rajiv Ramaswami Wants A Deal-Driving Channel, Partners Need Sales Support

Channel News O’Ryan Johnson December 08, 2022, 02:31 PM EST “We want you to participate in the renewals as a partner. And at the same time drive expansion, because renewals is also a good time to expand the business. So that is the flywheel of the subscription business. And we really …

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Dyson’s new air-purifying, noise-cancelling headphones have a launch date, and a hefty price tag

Dyson Earlier this year, Dyson showed off an unusual set of headphones that could deliver high-quality sound, noise-canceling properties – and includes a built-in air purifier. And now the company has confirmed that the Dyson Zone the company’s first piece of wearable tech, starts at $949 and will be available for pre-order in the US in March. …

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This discreet dock transforms my laptop into a fully-featured desktop PC

Sandberg USB-C All-in-1 docking station. Adrian Kingsley-Hughes/ZDNET Laptops have changed a lot over the past decade. Once seen as a lowly replacement for a desktop PC when you were away from your desk, the laptop is now powerful enough to act as your main system. Except for the fact that you’re usually very limited on …

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Social shopping and more broadband options: Tech trends you can’t ignore in 2023

Image: Getty Images / iStockphoto Deloitte’s Technology, Media, and Telecommunications 2023 Predictions report looks at some of the global tech trends that are likely to make a difference in the coming year, from online shopping to low-Earth orbit broadband satellites. ZDNET spoke with the consultancy firm’s experts, so you can stay informed about these trends.  …

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