Day: June 9, 2020

BTS label Big Hit Entertainment inks broad partnership with streaming tech company Kiswe – TechCrunch

The town of New Providence, N.J. may seem like an unlikely home for a company that’s just inked a new deal with Big Hit Entertainment (the label behind the global K-pop supergroup BTS) and raised tens of millions of dollars from some of the largest venture capital firms in the United States, but Kiswe Mobile is proof that valuable startups can come from anywhere.

Founded in 2013 and led by chief executive, Mike Schabel, Kiswe Mobile is now extending its relationship with Big Hit from a one-time show in early December to an agreement that will extend well beyond the next BTS gig in what the two companies described as a “global partnership”.

Schabel declined to disclose any terms of the partnership agreement but said that it was more than a simple business contract between the two entities.

For the past seven years Kiswe has worked with some of the

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How to use the Windows 10 Assessment Tool to measure system performance

The Windows 10 Assessment Tool tests the components of your computer then measures their performance. But it can only be accessed from a command prompt.

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At one time Windows 10 users could get an assessment of their computer’s general performance from something called the Windows Experience Index. Microsoft has since removed the display of that index score from its operating system, but not the application that calculated it.

The Windows 10 Assessment Tool tests the components of your computer (CPU, GPU, RAM, etc.) and then measures their performance. The tool can only be run from a Windows 10 command prompt or PowerShell instance, and either of those must be opened with administrative rights.

This how-to tutorial shows you how to access and use the Windows 10 Assessment Tool to measure your computer’s performance.

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Purdue University receives $10M for Anvil supercomputer

The powerful device will be able to conduct a large range of computational and data-intensive research, from high-performance computing to artificial intelligence applications.

Purdue University will soon house Anvil, a powerful supercomputer, thanks to a $10 million reward from the National Science Foundation, according to a press release on Friday. Anvil will be able to support a slew of computing capabilities and data-intensive research, from regular high-performance computations to advanced artificial intelligence (AI) applications. 

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This supercomputer will boost the capacity available to the National Science Foundation’s Extreme Science and Engineering Discovery Environment (XSEDE), which serves tens of thousands of researchers across the US and has been a partner to Purdue for nine years. 

Anvil will begin production in 2021, serving researchers for five years, enabling a wide range of research in areas

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