James Niccolai

Deputy News Editor

James Niccolai covers data centers and general technology news for the IDG News Service, and is based in San Francisco.

Bitcoin exchange Bitfinex may have lost $63M to hackers

HPE's cloud chief is leaving the company

HPE's cloud chief is leaving the company

The head of Hewlett-Packard Enterprise’s cloud team is leaving the company in a reorg that will also see the creation of a new cloud division.

Intel profit slides on costs of recent layoffs

Intel profit slides on costs of recent layoffs

Intel's profit dropped sharply last quarter due to heavy costs from a restructuring announced in April, though sales were up thanks to the company's powerful data center group.

AWS buys Cloud9 IDE in snub to Google

AWS buys Cloud9 IDE in snub to Google

Amazon Web Services has bought Cloud9, a popular web-based developer environment that recently aligned itself with the Google Cloud Platform.

HPE wins $3B in lawsuit against Oracle over Itanium

HPE wins $3B in lawsuit against Oracle over Itanium

Hewlett Packard Enterprise has been awarded $3 billion in a lawsuit against Oracle over a largely forgotten Intel processor.

Tesla's autopilot is under investigation after a fatal crash
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Tesla's autopilot is under investigation after a fatal crash

Federal regulators are investigating Tesla's autopilot feature after a fatal crash involving a tractor trailer and one of its Model S cars.

Oracle pledges 'x86 economics' with new Sparc servers

Oracle pledges 'x86 economics' with new Sparc servers

Oracle launched a new family of servers and a new Sparc chip, both aimed at customers considering x86 servers for a scale-out cloud infrastructure.

HPE's CTO to leave amid new round of changes

HPE's CTO to leave amid new round of changes

Nine months after it separated from HP's PC and printer group and a month after it said it would spin off its enterprise services division, HPE CEO Meg Whitman has announced yet more changes that will see CTO Martin Fink leave at the...

Intel's data center chief talks about machine learning without GPUs

Intel's data center chief talks about machine learning without GPUs

Diane Bryant, the head of Intel’s data center group, was at Computex in Taipei this week, in part to explain how the company's latest Xeon Phi processor is a good fit for machine learning.

Microsoft has opened up HoloLens, says partner products are coming soon

Microsoft has opened up HoloLens, says partner products are coming soon

Microsoft has opened up the platform behind its HoloLens augmented reality device, inviting partners to build their own products in different form factors and at different price points.

Nvidia chief downplays Google’s A.I. chip

Nvidia chief downplays Google’s A.I. chip

Nvidia's chief executive says he's not phased by Google's new chip for machine learning, even though Nvidia has staked part of its future on building chips for A.I.

Asus unveils Zenbo, a cute robot for the home priced at $599

Asus unveils Zenbo, a cute robot for the home priced at $599

Asus has just unveiled what’s likely to be the most talked about product at this week’s Computex trade show in Taipei, a cute talking robot for the home priced at $599.

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