Oak Ridge 'Jaguar' supercomputer is World's fastest
An upgrade to a Cray XT5 high-performance computing system deployed by the Department of Energy has made the "Jaguar" supercomputer the world's fastest. Located at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Jaguar is ...
Science at the petascale: Roadrunner supercomputer results unveiled
The world's fastest supercomputer, Roadrunner, at Los Alamos National Laboratory has completed its initial "shakedown" phase doing accelerated petascale computer modeling and simulations of a variety of unclassified, fundamental ...
Acer goes deep with 3-D laptop for gaming, movies
(AP) -- With the launch of Windows 7 this week, PC makers are trying some new things, including laptops with touch screens. Acer Inc. is going further - introducing a laptop with a 3-D screen.
AMD Announces Eight New Athlon II Processors
SanDisk Ships Flash Memory Cards With 64 Gigabit X4 NAND Technology
SanDisk announced it has begun production shipments of flash memory cards based on the company's advanced X4 flash memory technology. This innovative new technology holds four bits of data in each memory cell, ...
Researchers save electricity with low-power processors and flash memory
Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University and Intel Labs Pittsburgh (ILP) have combined low-power, embedded processors typically used in netbooks with flash memory to create a server architecture that is fast, but far more ...
Getting files from a failed hard drive
A friend whose iMac's hard drive had apparently died called recently, wondering how she might access the files on the failed drive.
IBM Announces Highest Performance Embedded Processor for System-on-Chip Designs
IBM today announced the industry's highest performance, highest throughput processor for system-on-chip (SoC) product families in the communication, storage, consumer, and aerospace and defense markets.
Intel Launches Three New Quad-core Processors
Graphics chips speed up medical imaging
Beyond just jazzing up video games, one of the growing array of applications being found for the powerful graphics-oriented chips that Nvidia and Advanced Micro Devices sell is in speeding up medical imaging, which can be ...
Cystorm supercomputer unleashes 28.16 trillion calculations per second
Srinivas Aluru recently stepped between the two rows of six tall metal racks, opened up the silver doors and showed off the 3,200 computer processor cores that power Cystorm, Iowa State University's second ...
Toshiba to Launch First SDXC Memory Card
Toshiba Corporation today announced the launch of the world's first 64GB SDXC Memory Card with the world's fastest data transfer rate compliant with the new SD Memory Standard Ver. 3.00, UHS 104.
Apple to unveil tablet computer: reports
What's next from Apple? According to various reports, the California-based company plans to come out later this year with a portable tablet-sized computer that can surf the Web and may also serve as an electronic book reader.
New supercomputer to reel in answers to some of Earth's problems (w/ Video)
The newest supercomputer in town is almost 15 times faster than its predecessor and ready to take on problems in areas such as climate science, hydrogen storage and molecular chemistry. The $21.4 million Chinook ...