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July 10, 2015

CBR roundup: The week in 3 hard to believe takeaways

Fujitsu CTO talks moon rocks, IBM surprises with powerful chips and of course, the tube strike that shocked Uber users.

By Vinod

It was a week full of surprises, but here are the main three that left CBR open mouthed.

Fujitsu CTO: Redefine your business with Big Data

Dr. Joseph Reger, CTO, Fujitsu Global Business spoke to CBR about why it’s disconcerting that there aren’t more businesses using data and analytics, why it’s not necessary to get rid of your legacy system and why big data is like the moon rocks from the 60’s.

IBM pushes past silicon with world’s first 7nm chip

Tiny and powerful: The first 7nm node test chips with functioning transistors have hit the semiconductor industry this week, with IBM Research revealing the breakthrough in partnership with GLOBALFOUNDRIES and SUNY Poly CNSE.

Uber cashes in on Tube strike

Uber raised fare prices by as much as 300%, as commuters seek out alternative ways into work during London’s tube strike that closed the entire network for the first time in 13 years.

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