News tagged with computer processing

Designing the hardware

Computer chips' clocks have stopped getting faster. To maintain the regular doubling of computer power that we now take for granted, chip makers have been giving chips more "cores," or processing units. But ...

dateFeb 23, 2011 in Computer Sciences
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Turing award goes to 'machine learning' expert

A Harvard University professor has been awarded a top technology prize for research that has paved the way for computers that more closely mimic how humans think, including the one that won a "Jeopardy!" tournament.

dateMar 09, 2011 in Other
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Sales of new chip lift AMD to 2Q profit

Advanced Micro Devices Inc. has been punished so hard for unexpectedly ousting its CEO more than 6 months ago that the second-quarter profit it posted Thursday gave investors a measure of confidence about its direction.

dateJul 21, 2011 in Business
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