It appears just when you think you’re muted you’re really not!? Some individuals found that a ton of popular video conferencing apps fail to disable device microphones & these apps have the ability to access audio data. So Stephen how do you feel knowing that Skynet could be listening to what were saying!? All this and more on this week’s Rundown.
0:34 | Google Creates Aquila
It was just announced a few days ago that Google has melded the best ideas from both InfiniBand & Crays “Aries” Interconnect and created Aquila. An entirely new distributed switching architecture as well as a new GNet protocol allowing for consistent & low latency performance that they’ve searched years for. Its definitely a huge moment for Google, but what about the IT industry in general?
Nutanix CFO Duston Williams has resigned, joining an unnamed startup company to “take on a new challenge.” Williams was an integral part of planning and transitioning the company into a subscription based model, which has been successful for Nutanix. Though we don’t know what this yet-to-be-named startup is, we do know that it is in a different market entirely. Williams will be replaced by Sr. VP of FInancial Analysis Rukmini Sivaraman and stay with the company until April 30 to help with the transition.
Read More: Nutanix’s CFO exits to join startup
2:57 | Broadcom Launches Wi-Fi 7
Although it hasn’t been ratified or adopted yet, Wi-Fi 7 technology has come to market thanks to Broadcom. Supporting all three channels, 16 spatial streams, and channel widths up to 320 MHz, not to mention 4096-QAM, this Wi-Fi 7 hardware promises speeds up to 46 gigabits. Is this the dawn of Wi-Fi 7 or is something else happening here?
3:53 | Smart Brings Optane to AMD
Up to now, Intel’s Optane technology has been closely coupled to their Xeon Scalable server platform. But Smart Modular just announced a PCIe card that brings Optane memory to AMD’s server platform as well, and it uses Intel’s own FPGAs to do it. The Kestral AIC card has 2 TB of Optane DIMMs, and also includes an ARM CPU. What should we make of this?
Read More: Smart brings Optane memory to AMD and Arm
It appears just when you think you’re muted you’re really not!? Some individuals found that a ton of popular video conferencing apps fail to disable device microphones & these apps have the ability to access audio data. So Stephen how do you feel knowing that Skynet could be listening to what were saying!?
13:03 | The Weeks Ahead
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