Broadcom to buy VMware for $61B

Broadcom to buy VMware for $61B

Broadcom, which designs, develops and supplies semiconductor and infrastructure software, will acquire VMware, an enterprise software company. Broadcom will acquire all of the outstanding shares of VMware in a cash-and-stock transaction that values ​​VMware at approximately $61 billion. Further, Broadcom will assume $8 billion of VMware net debt. VMware, a vendor of multi-cloud services for …

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As Rocky Mount prepares for new fiber internet network, rural areas face their own struggles with broadband access :: WRAL.com

As Rocky Mount prepares for new fiber internet network, rural areas face their own struggles with broadband access :: WRAL.com

By Keenan Willard, WRAL eastern North Carolina reporter Rocky Mount, NC — A new effort to install a fiber network could soon bring high speed broadband throughout Rocky Mount. But some living in rural areas outside the city limits have concerns that the digital divide in their neighborhoods will keep growing. Federal data from the …

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Emerging Uses of 3D Printing, Manufacturing are Transforming Veteran Care

Emerging Uses of 3D Printing, Manufacturing are Transforming Veteran Care

Innovation Chief Ryan Vega sees great promise in the power of technology to improve PTSD, hearing loss and more. A neurosurgical team at the Minneapolis VA Health Care System performs a deep brain stimulator (DBS) implantation surgery in November 2021. Photo Credit: Department of Veterans Affairs The Department of Veterans Affairs’ innovation chief is eyeing …

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iPhone 14 launch date — there’s good news for Apple’s new iPhones

iPhone 14 launch date — there's good news for Apple's new iPhones

The official iPhone 14 release date remains a mystery. But some encouraging news out of Asia suggests that the likely fall launch of Apple’s next phone appears to be on track. Specifically, Foxconn — Apple’s primary partner for assembling iPhones — reports that it’s not suffering any ill effects from Covid lockdowns in China earlier …

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A cloudless future? The mystery at the heart of climate forecasts

A cloudless future?  The mystery at the heart of climate forecasts

Shallow clouds formed by fine-scale eddies as observed in nature. Researchers are using advanced computing to add higher-resolution cloud dynamics into global simulations. Credit: Creative Commons We hear a lot about how climate change will change the land, sea, and ice. But how will it affect clouds? “Low clouds could dry up and shrink like …

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Nvidia, Stanford U offer thin and light holographic glasses

Nvidia, Stanford U offer thin and light holographic glasses

The ultra-thin display of Holographic Glasses is made possible both by a clever assemblage of components, such as modulator, waveguide and lens, but also a novel machine learning algorithm that optimizes phases of light for pupil size. Kim et al, 2022 Arguably the failure of virtual reality, and its cousin, augmented reality, to light the …

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