Tag Archives: Hardware

Mingis on Tech: Google goes big on hardware | Computerworld

With the Google Pixel smartphone, Google Home and Google Wifi, it looks as though someone’s trying to build a well-rounded tech ecosystem. Executive News Editor Ken Mingis and Multimedia Editor Keith Shaw weigh the pros and cons. Source: Mingis on … Continue reading

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Laptops are about to get a whole lot faster | Computerworld

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Intel’s Next-Gen Xeon Phi Geared Toward AI, Machine Learning – InformationWeek

Intel is targeting the nascent market for artificial intelligence gear with a new version of the Xeon Phi chip code-named Knights Mill. Source: Intel’s Next-Gen Xeon Phi Geared Toward AI, Machine Learning – InformationWeek

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Exascale computing seen in this decade | Computerworld

At the supercomputing conference in Seattle, there’s an almost obsessive focus on developing an exascale computing system before the end of the decade. Source: Exascale computing seen in this decade | Computerworld

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U.S. efforts to build next-gen supercomputer take shape | Computerworld

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Silicon and Graphene Combo Finally Achieve Lithium-Ion Battery Greatness – IEEE Spectrum

Glass nanoparticles embedded in graphene give lithium-ion batteries better capacity Source: Silicon and Graphene Combo Finally Achieve Lithium-Ion Battery Greatness – IEEE Spectrum

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New Intel Core processors mean slimmer computers, long-lasting batteries | Computerworld

Processor improvements don’t necessarily mean a boost in everyday tasks like email and web browsing, but they will mean thinner machines that have longer battery lives. Source: New Intel Core processors mean slimmer computers, long-lasting batteries | Computerworld

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250 Million Year-Old Stone With Microchip Discovered | Peaceful Warriors

250 Million Year-Old Stone With Microchip Discovered Source: 250 Million Year-Old Stone With Microchip Discovered | Peaceful Warriors

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Radical Next-Gen Computing Guest Editor’s Introduction | June 2015 – IEEECS

Digital computing based on silicon and the conventional architecture is reaching its limits owing to fundamental physical limits, economic considerations, and reliability issues. In domains such as weather forecasting, bioinformatics, robotics, and autonomous systems, researchers and industry are reconsidering computational … Continue reading

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A 128GB SSD now costs PC makers just $50 | Computerworld

Contract prices being paid by laptop and desktop manufacturers for SSDs have dropped dramatically over the past year. Source: A 128GB SSD now costs PC makers just $50 | Computerworld

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A terabyte on a postage stamp: RRAM heads into commercialization | Computerworld

Crossbar is announcing a breakthrough in the ability to build large chip arrays using its 3D resistive RAM (RRAM) technology, which can greatly increase the capacity and performance of non-volatile memory. Source: A terabyte on a postage stamp: RRAM heads … Continue reading

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Special Report: 50 Years of Moore’s Law – IEEE Spectrum

Special Report: 50 Years of Moore’s Law – IEEE Spectrum.

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Google Project Ara: 8 Dev Conference Images – InformationWeek

Google Project Ara: 8 Dev Conference Images – InformationWeek.

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U.S. sets sights on 300 petaflop supercomputer | Computerworld

U.S. sets sights on 300 petaflop supercomputer | Computerworld.

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Beyond FLOPS: The co-evolving world of computer benchmarking | Computerworld

Beyond FLOPS: The co-evolving world of computer benchmarking | Computerworld.

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IBM eyes new chips for a new digital age – Computerworld

IBM eyes new chips for a new digital age – Computerworld.

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Microsoft Surface Pro 3: My First 2 Weeks – InformationWeek

Microsoft Surface Pro 3: My First 2 Weeks – InformationWeek.

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Intel kills SSD overclocking, unleashes its fastest-ever consumer drive – Computerworld

Intel kills SSD overclocking, unleashes its fastest-ever consumer drive – Computerworld.

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Read this before you buy another hard drive – Computerworld

Read this before you buy another hard drive – Computerworld.

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Chipmakers Push Memory Into the Third Dimension – IEEE Spectrum

Chipmakers Push Memory Into the Third Dimension – IEEE Spectrum.

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