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Foundation readies $25 computer to seed tech talents

(PhysOrg.com) -- 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, will pla ...

Dec 24, 2011 report
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ORNL Jaguar supercomputer surpasses 50 teraflops

An upgrade to the Cray XT3 supercomputer at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, the most powerful supercomputer available for general scientific research in the United States, has increased the system's computing ...

Aug 25, 2006
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China boasts world's fastest supercomputer

China is set to trump the US to take the number one spot for the fastest supercomputer ever made in a survey of the world's zippiest machines, it was reported Thursday.

Oct 28, 2010
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Super Talent Introduces a 128Gb SSD for Under $300

If you have been waiting for the price of Solid State Drives (SSD) to come down in price, the time has finally come. Super Talent has introduced their 128Gb, 2.5-inch, SATA II "MasterDrive LX" for the affordable ...

Sep 30, 2008 weblog
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Longer battery life for wireless devices?

Those worries about what happens when you need to make that urgent phone call on a dying cell phone, or having your laptop go blank mid-document could soon be lessened. Researchers at the University of Rochester say they've ...

May 04, 2006
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NVIDIA helps spark 64-bit ARM systems for HPC

(Phys.org) —NVIDIA could not have chosen a better venue for a chosen target: The International Supercomputing Conference, running to June-26 in Leipzig, Germany, is where NVIDIA took center stage, to demonstrate ...

Jun 23, 2014 weblog
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Bend-it e-books get real with EPD in factory mode

(PhysOrg.com) -- LG Display has set the production clock ticking for a plastic EPD (electronic paper display) product which in turn is expected to set e-book marketability fast-forward. In an announcement ...

Mar 30, 2012 report
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Toshiba's New 1.8-inch SATA HDD Achieves 160GB

Toshiba Corporation today announced a new line-up of 1.8-inch hard disk drives adopting a serial ATA interface, including the industry's first drive of this type with a capacity of 160 gigabytes. The new 160GB ...

Jun 12, 2008
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The $100 laptop is coming

Some manufacturers Dr. Mary Lou Jepsen approached about producing and selling a laptop computer for $100 laughed at her. Despite this chiding and disbelief, the One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) chief technology ...

Jul 24, 2006
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