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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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Tiny Chip Demonstrates Big Memory in Cosmos

A chemical alloy, used in everyday electronic items such as rewritable CDs and DVDs, serves as the source of a new computer chip which researchers hope will demonstrate non-volatile memory, or information storage retention ...

Jul 27, 2006
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Alienware's Giant Curved Monitor a Gamer's Delight

One of the more intriguing technologies at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) being held this week is a 42-inch-long, curved monitor. Made by Alienware, the monitor is supposed to simulate peripheral vision. ...

Jan 07, 2008 weblog
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Samsung Develops 2Gb Flash Memory Using 60nm Process

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., the world leader in advanced memory technology, announced today that it has successfully developed a faster and higher capacity version of the world's fastest memory chip.-- OneNAND ...

Jun 30, 2006
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Team at Raspberry Pi advance with Model B+

Nice, rounded corners. MicroSD card slot with far less jutting out. Two more USB 2.0 ports. These are just some of the changes—Raspberry Pi CEO Eben Upton would be quick to replace the word "changes" with ...

Jul 14, 2014 weblog
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Samsung makes 1TB hard drive platters

(PhysOrg.com) -- The world of hardware is, in some ways, an arms race. We want it faster, smaller, with a longer battery life, and with more storage. While we cannot always get all of those things from one ...

Mar 08, 2011 weblog
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