IBM Debuts New Mainframe in a $1 Billion Bet on Mobile
The z13 system can encrypt and analyze data in real time and process 30,000 transactions a second, International Business Machines Corp. (IBM) announced today. The z13 provides the capability to allow users to connect their mobile devices directly to the mainframe. The new system boasts improvements including the ability to perform data analytics on the machine itself, which IBM say can deliver insights faster and cheaper. [Future Computers: http://futuristicnews.com/tag/future-computer/]
Did 47 U.S. Senators Just Commit Treason By Attempting to Sabotage Iran Deal?
Unbelievably, these GOP senators are actively discouraging Iran from signing such a deal by arguing that the United States cannot be trusted to keep up our end. That is shocking. It's like someone interfering with negotiations being conducted by a hostage negotiator by trying to convince a hostage taker not to surrender because he will shoot him anyway. The fact is that if our international partners who have imposed sanctions on Iran believe that the United States has collapsed the talks…
Astronaut Leland Melvin demonstrating he has the right stuff. Leland Devon Melvin is an American engineer and a NASA astronaut. He served on board the Space Shuttle Atlantis as a mission specialist on STS-122, and as mission specialist 1 on STS-129.