Researchers demonstrate a better way for computers to 'see' (w/ Video)
Taking inspiration from genetic screening techniques, researchers from Harvard and MIT have demonstrated a way to build better artificial visual systems with the help of low-cost, high-performance gaming hardware.
'Sleep talking' PCs save energy and money
Personal computers may soon save large amounts of energy by "sleep talking." Computer scientists at UC San Diego and Microsoft Research have created a plug-and-play hardware prototype for personal computers ...
Linux and Intel 386 processors will part ways
Researchers solve scaling challenge for multi-core chips
Researchers sponsored by Semiconductor Research Corporation (SRC), the world's leading university-research consortium for semiconductors and related technologies, today announced that they have identified a path to overcome ...
Neuromorphic computing 'roadmap' envisions analog path to simulating human brain
(Phys.org) —In the field of neuromorphic engineering, researchers study computing techniques that could someday mimic human cognition. Electrical engineers at the Georgia Institute of Technology recently ...
New 'Koomey’s Law' of power efficiency parallels Moore'e Law
Researcher slashes optics laboratory costs using customizable 3-D printable designs
(Phys.org) —Just as the power of the open-source design has driven down the cost of software to the point that it is accessible to most people, open-source hardware makes it possible to drive down the cost ...
Not an easy time to pick a computer
If you're shopping for a computer now, it may feel like purgatory.
New hardware boosts communication speed on multi-core chips
Computer engineers at North Carolina State University have developed hardware that allows programs to operate more efficiently by significantly boosting the speed at which the "cores" on a computer chip communicate with each ...
Microsoft India team develop secure Peer-to-Peer acoustic NFC system
Machine-learning revolutionises software development
(PhysOrg.com) -- Automation technology has revolutionised the fine-tuning needed to maximise software performance on devices such as mobile phones.
Montreal VR headset team turns to crowdfunding for Totem
Cisco to introduce new heavy-duty Internet router
(AP) -- Cisco Systems Inc. announced Tuesday that it is upgrading one of its biggest pieces of networking hardware, a router that's used to power the most trafficked parts of the Internet backbone.