News from the world of IT (24. 4. - 1. 5. 2015)

News from the world of IT (24. 4. – 1. 5. 2015)

This week wasn´t stingy on the news. We waited some interesting hardware news and interesting informations from the world about IT business. Let´s look at them.

Michigan Micro Mote is introducing

American University of Michigan presented the result of its ten-year project. It is a microcomputer Michigan Micro Mote (M^3), which is smaller then a grain of rice and therefore it is the smallest autonomous computer in the world. According to its creators it is able to detect ambient temperature and pressure, take pictures, monitor radio communications and much more. Thanks its properties it can be applied in health care, military and in new field – IoT (Internet of Things). More information

Fast SSD Samsung SM951 are in stores

Samsung SM951 is probably the first SSD for interface M.2, which can be described as really fast – it is able to use four lines PCI-E 3.0. The available capacities are while 128 GB, 256 GB and 512 GB and its prices aren´t liquidation – from 160 USD for the lowest model to 510 USD for the highest model. We can expect an induction of models with higher capacity in the future. More information

HBO NOW arrived on Apple TV

The long-awaited streaming service HBO NOW finnaly arrived to Apple TV and on iOS devices. It´s not long after the announcement Tim Cook and Richard Plepler from HBO on this year´s keynote. The service is available only for US users, but everything shows the growing demand for TvonDemand and we can expected that it´s only questions of time then it will be expanded globally. More information

Google is considering the acquisition of Twitter

Google (again) is trying to compete for acquisition of social network Twitter according to unverified reports. After all, in its portfolio lacks sensible social network, which would have someone interested. Google Plus shows long time as a step in the wrong direction and Twitter could be a reasonable way to do next. But it´s not the one who has the interest about Twitter. According to information at least one company more seeks to Twitter, whose name has not yet mentioned. The market value is about 35 billion dolars and therefore operators of Twitter can be satisfied. More information

Author: Jirka Dvořák

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