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Eco-Computer with a natural wood look

Surfing for hours on the Internet consumes a lot of electricity and is harmful to the environment. However, a new ecological PC saves energy as it operates: It produces about 70 percent less CO2 than conventional ...

Aug 02, 2012
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Microsoft Research shapes future of HD displays

(Phys.org) -- Microsoft Research is getting into the burgeoning game of modular display walls—cutting a path to a wallpaper of the future, where walls themselves serve as modular displays. Engineers on the project had ...

Jul 31, 2012 weblog
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Broadcom enters 5G pearly gates with new chip BCM4335

(Phys.org) -- Broadcom has announced a new chip for smartphones, tablets, and other small form factor devices designed for the fastest WiFi standard. This is its BCM4335, which the company promotes as the “industry’s ...

Jul 26, 2012 report
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Raspberry Pi gets customized OS called Raspbian

(Phys.org) -- 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 ...

Jul 18, 2012 report
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Sandia Red Storm supercomputer exits world stage

A celebration at Sandia’s Computer Science Research Institute in mid-May wrote finis to Red Storm, the Sandia-designed and Cray Inc.-built supercomputer, one of the most influential machines of its era, ...

Jun 27, 2012
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HP picks Intel's Centerton for low-power server rollout

(Phys.org) -- Hewlett-Packard has a longer term message that reaches over all company announcements. HP wants the world to know that, never mind hasty CEO exits and entrances, never mind killing off brand-conscious ...

Jun 22, 2012 report
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Intel flirts with exascale leap in supercomputing

(Phys.org) -- If exascale range is the next destination post in high-performance computing then Intel has a safe ticket to ride. Intel says its new Xeon Phi line of chips is an early stepping stone toward ...

Jun 19, 2012 report
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