Monthly Archives: March 2017

Faster Load Times Possible with Intel’s New Memory

Next month, Intel will roll out Intel Optane Memory, a chip designed to boost the power of PCs. Intel says Optane will make systems run 28 percent faster and increase storage 14 times the current average. Part of this increase comes from the chip learning which apps and files you access the most, and then making them […]

Oracle Emphasizes Internet Hosting Service

Oracle is best known for its database software. In a recent call with investors, however, the CTO Larry Ellison emphasized Oracle’s fast-growing internet hosting service. Amazon Web Services (AWS) currently leads the pack for cloud hosting, but the potential market is huge. Oracle claims its databases run up to 10 times faster on Oracle hosting than […]

New Invisible Captcha Doesn’t Require a Click

If you use a Captcha to protect your website forms from bots, you’ll be happy to hear that now you won’t have to burden most of your real users with the sometimes clunky “prove you’re human” interaction. Google recently released the Invisible reCAPTCHA. This invisible version of the Captcha form tracks a visitor’s interaction with […]

LPWAN: Efficient Internet

LPWAN, or low-power wide area network, is a wireless network technology that uses very little bandwidth. It’s optimized for low power use, longer distance, and the ability to keep transferring data over long periods of time. In other words, it’s optimized for the Internet of Things. The use case is the exact opposite of someone watching […]