Crypto trading platform ErisX has closed a $27.5M Series B with investors including Bitmain, ConsenSys, Fidelity Investments, Nasdaq Ventures, and Monex Group (Nikhilesh De/CoinDesk)

December 4, 2018

Nikhilesh De / CoinDesk: Crypto trading platform ErisX has closed a $27.5M Series B with investors including Bitmain, ConsenSys, Fidelity Investments, Nasdaq Ventures, and Monex Group  —  Crypto trading platform ErisX has closed a Series B funding round that raised $27.5 million, the company said Tuesday. Source: http://www.techmeme.com

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Following Verizon, AT&T says it too will sell an as-yet unannounced 5G Samsung handset in the first half of 2019 (Brian Heater/TechCrunch)

December 4, 2018

Brian Heater / TechCrunch: Following Verizon, AT&T says it too will sell an as-yet unannounced 5G Samsung handset in the first half of 2019  —  Samsung announced yesterday that it’s set to bring a 5G phone to market in the first half of next year, name-checking Verizon in the promise. Source: http://www.techmeme.com

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Qualcomm Announces the Snapdragon 855 and Its New Under-display Fingerprint Sensor

Qualcomm announced its new flagship 855 mobile platform today. While the company didn’t release all of the details yet, it stressed that the 855 is “the world’s first commercial mobile platform supporting multi-gigabit 5G.” From a report: The 855 also features a new multi-core AI engine that promises up to 3x better AI performance compared to its previous mobile platform, as well as specialized computer vision silicon for enhanced computational…

December 4, 2018
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BrandPost: Breaking through I/O Bottlenecks with Cumulus Data Acceleration

For years, techies have wrestled with persistent storage I/O challenges. While data-processing power has raced forward at Moore’s Law speed, storage I/O capabilities have often lagged behind, creating a bottleneck that slows time to insight. This problem has made I/O performance a top technical concern for those running data-intensive workflows. Today, a team has found a solution to this long-running storage I/O problem. That solution is the Dell Data Accelerator,…

December 4, 2018
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Microsoft is Working On a New Iteration of Windows To Take On ChromeOS, Report Says

Petri’s Brad Sams writes: For more than a year, we have been hearing about Windows Core OS and how it is a modern version of Windows. As Microsoft continues to build out the platform, it’s time to take a look at what the secret project actually includes and how the company is positioning the platform. In Microsoft’s feverish attempts to shove out insider builds at an impressive rate, the company…

December 4, 2018
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