ARM asks Khronos for OpenCL nod for Midgard GPU
Intel's plans for quadcore SoC chips discovered
'Jaguar' supercomputer gaining speed
Cray Inc. said it has sealed a deal to overhaul the US Department of Energy's "Jaguar" supercomputer, making it faster than any other machine on the planet.
AMD Fusion APUs plumped, primped, stretched
Programming tools facilitate use of video game processors for defense needs
Video gaming computers and video game consoles available today typically contain a graphics processing unit (GPU), which is very efficient at manipulating and displaying computer graphics. However, the unit's ...
Bigger, faster superphones in 4G, 3D and dual-core
Every time you turn around nowadays there's another huge tech trade show, at which a bunch of new phones and tablets are announced.
Microsoft releases near-final Internet Explorer 9 version
(AP) -- Microsoft Corp. released a near-final version of Internet Explorer 9 on Thursday, saying the updates make the Web browser even better at tapping into a computer's powerful processors to help multimedia-laden ...
The power of graphics processing units may threaten the world’s password security system
It’s been called revolutionary - technology that lends supercomputer-level power to any desktop. What’s more, this new capability comes in the form of a readily available piece of hardware, a graphics processing unit ...
Researchers using parallel processing computing could save thousands by using an Xbox
(PhysOrg.com) -- A new study by a University of Warwick researcher has demonstrated that researchers trying to model a range of processes could use the power and capabilities of a particular XBox chip as a ...
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.
Internet Explorer 9 previewed
Graphics chips speed up medical imaging
Beyond just jazzing up video games, one of the growing array of applications being found for the powerful graphics-oriented chips that Nvidia and Advanced Micro Devices sell is in speeding up medical imaging, which can be ...
Creating your own animated 3-D characters and scenes for the web
To show spatial animations on websites, developers so far have had only two options: to use special software or to implement it from scratch. Computer scientists at Saarland University have developed a declarative ...
Computer scientists collect computing tools for next-generation machines
(PhysOrg.com) -- Researchers using the OLCF's resources can foresee substantial changes in their scientific application code development in the near future.