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The case for heating up a chip race

The United States needs to bolster its capacity to manufacturer and develop cutting-edge semiconductors not just for economic reasons, but for national-security purposes as well, or so industry analysts argue.

Jul 14, 2006 4.4 / 5 (14) 0

New computer does Windows 3,000 times faster

The most powerful Windows-based computer in Europe is being installed in Sweden's Umeå University. Nicknamed "Akka", the supercomputer incorporates IBM Power microprocessors, Cell Broadband Engines and Intel processors and ...

Jun 18, 2008 3.9 / 5 (15) 6