Virtual Reality

Facebook and Oculus - Paving the way for virtual reality!...
27 Sep 2015 Published by Yuvan Subramani 249 Views

                    So, Facebook recently acquired the virtual reality tech Oculus for a whopping 2 billion USD. And as it is synonymous with Facebook, it doesn't do acquisitions without a reason, WhatsApp being a class example. But one might be pretty confused with this decision of Facebook. But, no, this is one of the smartest decisions made by Facebook.                   Basically, virtual real..

IBM and GENCI Team to Drive Supercomputing Closer to Exascale...
31 Aug 2015 Published by J Ranjan 237 Views

IBM (NYSE: IBM) and GENCI, the high performance computing agency in France, today announced a collaboration aimed at speeding up the path to exascale computing – the ability of a computing system to perform at least one exaflop, or a billion billion calculations, in one second.Currently the fastest systems in the world perform between ten and 33 petaflops, or ten to 33 million billion calculations per second – roughly one to three percent the speed of exascale.  Put into context, if exa..


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