Tag Archives: Hardware
Source: Quantum Computing Brings Promise and Threats – InformationWeek
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
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
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
Glass nanoparticles embedded in graphene give lithium-ion batteries better capacity Source: Silicon and Graphene Combo Finally Achieve Lithium-Ion Battery Greatness – IEEE Spectrum
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
250 Million Year-Old Stone With Microchip Discovered Source: 250 Million Year-Old Stone With Microchip Discovered | Peaceful Warriors
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
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
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
Special Report: 50 Years of Moore’s Law – IEEE Spectrum.
Google Project Ara: 8 Dev Conference Images – InformationWeek.
U.S. sets sights on 300 petaflop supercomputer | Computerworld.
Beyond FLOPS: The co-evolving world of computer benchmarking | Computerworld.
IBM eyes new chips for a new digital age – Computerworld.
Microsoft Surface Pro 3: My First 2 Weeks – InformationWeek.
Intel kills SSD overclocking, unleashes its fastest-ever consumer drive – Computerworld.
Read this before you buy another hard drive – Computerworld.