Broadcom's Acquisition of VMware: Broadcom's acquisition of VMware has been completed after over a year of anticipation. Hock Tan, Broadcom's boss, has expressed a vision for VMware to become a ubiquitous part of both physical and virtual data centers, as well as private and hybrid clouds. VMware Cloud Foundation (VCF) is still a key component, but there's now a broader focus on application networking and security, as well as modern apps through Tanzu for VMware customers. This acquisition strengthens Broadcom's position in enterprise data center and complex IT infrastructure, particularly with their existing software portfolio from CA Technologies.
Cyber Monday CPU Deals: Cyber Monday offers significant discounts on CPUs, an essential component for demanding computer tasks like gaming and audio editing. AMD CPUs, particularly in the mid and high-end gaming sector, have seen a resurgence, though their prices have also increased. Intel CPUs remain popular, with many options available. When choosing a CPU, it's important to consider the specific needs of your tasks, as different applications require varying core and thread numbers. Intel i5 and Ryzen 5 CPUs are generally considered mid-range, i7 and Ryzen 7 are mid-to-high end, and i9 and Ryzen 9 are high-end.
New Computer Science Model for Education and Game Design: A new model has been developed to bridge the gap between teachers and game designers in the realm of game-based learning tools. This model acts as a translator between the two disciplines, offering concrete guidance to facilitate mutual understanding and effective collaboration.
These updates highlight ongoing advancements and changes in the computer industry, from corporate acquisitions shaping the landscape of enterprise computing to consumer-focused deals and innovations in educational technology.
These updates highlight ongoing advancements and changes in the computer industry, from corporate acquisitions shaping the landscape of enterprise computing to consumer-focused deals and innovations in educational technology