Red Storm upgrade lifts Sandia supercomputer to 2nd in world, but 1st in scalability, say researchers
A $15 million upgrade to Sandia’s Red Storm computer has increased its peak speed from 41.5 to 124.4 teraflops in a computing terrain in which a single teraflop was a big deal only 6 years ago.
AMD Demonstrates Accelerated Computing Solution that Breaks Teraflop Barrier
AMD today showcased a single-system, Accelerated Computing platform that breaks the teraflop computing barrier. Organizations are ultimately expected to be able to apply this technology to a wide range of scientific, ...
Adapteva $99 parallel processing boards targeted for summer
Epson Develops New High-Resolution 3D LCD Display
(PhysOrg.com) -- Seiko Epson Corporation has developed a high-resolution (equivalent to QVGA) autostereoscopic 3D liquid-crystal display that affords extra freedom of viewing position compared to conventional ...
Intel Develops Tera-Scale Research Chips
Intel Corporation today described the significant technical challenges that need to be addressed if computing, from personal devices to giant data centers, is to keep up with increasing demand by consumers ...
Samsung Launches World's First PCs with NAND Flash-based Solid State Disk
Samsung Electronics will release the world’s first PCs embedded with a 32-Gigabyte NAND flash-based solid state disk (SSD). This marks the first time that NAND flash has moved into a commercial mobile computing ...
Sharp unveils ultra-sensitive touch-screen LCD
Japan's Sharp Corp, a leading producer of liquid crystal displays, on Friday unveiled a new LCD system equipped with an ultra-sensitive touch screen.
AMD unveils first-ever 5 GHz processor
AMD today unveiled its most powerful member of the AMD FX family of CPUs, the world's first commercially available 5 GHz CPU processor, the AMD FX-9590. These 8-core CPUs deliver new levels of gaming and ...
Intel unveils Knights Corner - 1 teraflop chip
Intel Launches 6-Core i7-980X Extreme Edition Processor (w/ Video)
Intel Launches Core i7 -- Fastest Processor on the Planet
Intel Corporation introduced its most advanced desktop processor ever, the Intel Core i7 processor. The Core i7 processor is the first member of a new family of Nehalem processor designs and is the most sophisticated ...
IBM Triples Performance of World's Fastest Supercomputer
IBM’s newest supercomputer, Blue Gene/P, is nearly three times as fast as its predecessor and is designed to fit in smaller spaces and use less electricity than other commercially available models.
Japanese Researchers Develop Portable 3D Display System
NTT DoCoMo, Inc. announced today that it has co-developed a portable, seven-inch 3D display system with Associate Professor Yasuhiro Takagi of Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology. Both still images and video can ...
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.