Extreme swallows Brocade’s data center networking business for $55M

Extreme Networks continued to amass a nice nest of data center technology saying today it would buy Brocade’s data center networking business will be sold to Extreme for $55 million in cash from its current owner Broadcom. Broadcom bought Brocade last year for about $5.5 billion but has since sold off Brocade’s Ruckus Wireless Wi-Fi business for $800 million to Arris International and now the data center networking business to…

March 30, 2017
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5 things Samsung’s Bixby artificial intelligence service will do

Could artificial intelligence make devices easier to use? According to Samsung, it sure can, and that’s what it the company out to prove with its Bixby AI service. Bixby is being loaded on the Galaxy S8 and S8+ smartphones, which were announced on Tuesday. Bixby is an agent that can help the smartphones talk, recommend, and remind, said Mok Oh, vice president of service strategy at Samsung. The AI service…

March 29, 2017
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Sleek new Galaxy S8 phones feature facial recognition, Bixby intelligent agent

Samsung launched sleek new Galaxy S8 and S8+ smartphones Wednesday with features including facial recognition, an intelligent agent called Bixby and Samsung Pass for secure e-commerce mobile payments. [ Related: Samung’s Galaxy S8 will make you forget about the Note 7 fiasco ] The phones have significantly larger displays than the previous S7 models as well as rounded edges and corners. They both have an edge-to-edge, near-bezel-less screen enclosure called…

March 29, 2017
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IDG Contributor Network: President Trump dumps Android for Apple’s iPhone

President Trump has long been known for having a formidable presence on Twitter, via his Android phone. He has his personal Twitter account, as well as the official POTUS account. The president also has a personal account on Facebook, as well as the official POTUS Facebook account. But now President Trump has finally dumped his old Android device and moved to Apple’s iPhone instead for his social media needs, according…

March 29, 2017
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FIRST LOOK: The Samsung Galaxy S8 smartphone

Halt and (don’t) catch fire Image by Samsung This April 21, you can lay your hands – safely this time – on Samsung’s latest flagship smartphones, the Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus. They’re both unsurprisingly impressive devices, and Samsung’s going to be hoping that they can restore the company’s fortunes in the wake of the Note 7 debacle and legal troubles at home, and in advance of Apple’s anticipated iPhone…

March 29, 2017
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5 Samsung Galaxy S8 features Apple should steal for iPhone 8

Samsung just took the wraps off its new Galaxy S8 and S8+ smartphones in a bid to make people forget about last year’s exploding Note 7 disaster. While the Galaxy S8 has a few things working against it—namely that it runs Android—Samsung gave its new flagship an impressively slick redesign. We wouldn’t mind if Apple lifted a few of the S8’s features for its 10th anniversary iPhone. [ Related: Samung’s…

March 29, 2017
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25% off HotLogic Mini Personal Portable Oven – Deal Alert

Hot Logic Mini averages 4.8 out of 5 stars on Amazon from over 1,800 people (87% rate a full 5 stars: read recent reviews).  A cross between a lunch bag and an oven, this personal, portable cooker is great for the office, job site, the campsite, the car, or anywhere you have an outlet. The Hot Logic Mini will prepare fresh-cooked hot meals, reheated meals or perfectly cooked prepackaged meals without overcooked…

March 29, 2017
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Samung’s Galaxy S8 will make you forget about the Note 7 fiasco

Say goodbye to flat smartphones — at least, if you’re a Samsung user. The most surprising part of today’s Galaxy S8 and S8+ announcement is that Samsung included the Infinity Display on both its flagship devices. The slightly tapered edges aren’t as extreme as those found on the original S6 Edge, but they create a unique viewing experience and incorporate unobtrusive, quick-access menus. It was hard to miss the leaked…

March 29, 2017
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Samsung’s Galaxy S8 will make you forget about the Note 7 fiasco

Say goodbye to flat smartphones — at least, if you’re a Samsung user. The most surprising part of today’s Galaxy S8 and S8+ announcement is that Samsung included the Infinity Display on both its flagship devices. The slightly tapered edges aren’t as extreme as those found on the original S6 Edge, but they create a unique viewing experience and incorporate unobtrusive, quick-access menus. It was hard to miss the leaked…

March 29, 2017
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What’s in Samsung’s Galaxy S8 and S8+ smartphones?

Samsung’s new Galaxy S8 and S8+ smartphones look beautiful, and are loaded with new features that could make an upgrade worthwhile. The handsets are superfast and 4K capable, and also herald the arrival of new technologies like Bluetooth 5 and LTE gigabit modems. We take a look inside the handsets and see how they have improved from the Samsung Galaxy S7. Screen size is bigger The Galaxy S8 has a…

March 29, 2017
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