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New supercomputer JURECA goes into operation

"Eureka!" is what Archimedes is supposed to have exclaimed after having made his extraordinary discovery in the bath tub. In reference to this event, the new supercomputer developed by Forschungszentrum Juelich together with ...

dateNov 16, 2015 in Hardware
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Classroom tech plugs kids into maker movement

New Arduino 101 electronics development board, powered by the tiny Intel Curie compute module, and easy-to-follow guide offer today's students hands-on experiences that develop 21st century skills.

dateOct 19, 2015 in Hardware
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LG unveils smart home products

LG Electronics will showcase its latest smart home technology at IFA 2015 in Berlin this week to enhance the lives of consumers. LG's new SmartThinQ Sensor can be attached to many traditional home appliances to make them ...

dateSep 02, 2015 in Hardware
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A supercomputer in the palm of your hand

The same professor who received national attention for discovering that PlayStation 3 (PS3) technology could be configured into low-cost supercomputers has now demonstrated that the processor found in hundreds of millions ...

dateAug 06, 2015 in Hardware
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Safe use of multi-core technology for mobility

Information technologies provide cars and planes with many useful assistance systems and determine product properties. In the future, the necessary computation capacity will be supplied by multi-core processors that will ...

dateJun 16, 2015 in Hardware
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Thin cooling device for compact electronics

Fujitsu Laboratories today announced the development of the world's first thin cooling device designed for small, thin electronic devices. Smartphones, tablets, and other similar mobile devices are increasingly multifunctional ...

dateMar 12, 2015 in Hardware
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Large gains with new chip design for medical devices

Systems-on-a-chip for extremely critical applications would use 28 percent less energy and 48 percent less chip area while offering nine times lower hardware failure rate, if designed with the completely novel Desyre architecture. ...

dateMar 12, 2015 in Hardware
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Researchers unveil experimental 36-core chip

The more cores—or processing units—a computer chip has, the bigger the problem of communication between cores becomes. For years, Li-Shiuan Peh, the Singapore Research Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer ...

Nebula One steps forth as world's first cloud computer

( —Nebula has announced its first product, Nebula One. The new entry is defined in a promotional video (with symphonic, celestial music and a British voiceover for gravitas) as the world's first cloud computer. ...

Intel takes leap into wearable computing

Computer chip giant Intel unveiled a major new push Monday into wearables and connecting everyday devices as it seeks to leapfrog the competition in mobile computing.

Bluetooth group ushers in updated Bluetooth 4.1

( —The Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG), the regulatory body responsible for the standard, announced on Wednesday its release of an updated version of the specification, Bluetooth 4.1. This is the first new ...

SD Association adds faster UHS Speed Class

( —The SD Association this week announced a new high-performance option and symbol in support of 4K2K television and video products. A new Ultra High Speed (UHS) Speed Class 3 (U3) symbol will indicate products ...

What Comes After Hard Drives?

( -- The ability to store and retrieve data is an important component of today's computers, as well as other modern electronic devices such as cell phones, video game consoles, and camcorders. Since their invention ...

Raspberry Pi gets customized OS called Raspbian

( -- The no-nonsense, bareboned, elemental $35 computer called Raspberry Pi is making headlines again with its Wednesday announcement of its new Raspbian operating system, described as an OS specifically optimized ...

Foundation readies $25 computer to seed tech talents

( -- A $25 computer targeted to help young people learn about computers beyond uploading pics and downloading documents is about to start volume-production in January. The Raspberry Pi project, a UK-based foundation, ...

TDK sees hard drive breakthrough in areal density

(—TDK has realized increased areal density of its hard disk drives. TDK has set a new record, compared to previous areal density at 1Tbit/inch2, with the new stat of increased density to 1.5Tbits/inch2. The point ...

Japanese company builds 9.6-inch 4K x 2K LCD panel

(—Japanese firm Ortus Technology Co., Ltd. has revealed its development of what the company is calling the world's smallest LCD display panel that meets the 4K standard. At just 9.6 inches with a resolution of ...

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