News tagged with processing units

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 ...

Sep 04, 2009
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Fujitsu develops world's fastest processor

(AP) -- Japanese computer maker Fujitsu Ltd. said Wednesday that it has successfully developed the world's fastest supercomputer processing unit with more than twice the speed of the current leader.

May 15, 2009
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Japan's NEC to exit supercomputer project

Japan's ailing IT giant NEC Corp. said Thursday that it would withdraw from a government-backed supercomputer project as part of its efforts to cut costs during the economic slump.

May 14, 2009
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No disks needed for startup's streamed video games

(AP) -- Music and movies can be streamed over the Internet, so why not video games? A startup founded by technology entrepreneur Steve Perlman says it has developed a technology to deliver video games on demand, an idea ...

Mar 24, 2009
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