Supercomputer boosted with graphic processors

With "Piz Daint" the Swiss National Supercomputing Centre (CSCS) is putting a new supercomputer system in operation that will provide the necessary compute performance and consume less power. This is made possible by a novel ...

How do you build a holodeck?

What would it be like to step in an ordinary room and feel a gentle, computer-generated jungle breeze, with trees swaying nearby that you could touch?

Putting more cores to work in server farms

(Phys.org)—EPFL scientists have found that reorganizing the inner architecture of the processors used in massive data processing centers can yield significant energy savings. Their work is part of the EcoCloud program.

ARM deals efficiency ace with big.LITTLE and Cortex-A7

(PhysOrg.com) -- Intel has been slow playing catch-up to ARM in the mobile area, but, based on the latest announcement from ARM, Intel will need to work all the harder to upstage a show of innovation in the latest twin rollout ...

Getting a sneak peek at Qualcomms new processors

(PhysOrg.com) -- A reporter over at MobileTechWorld happened upon an internal presentation, written by Qualcomm, that tells the story of its upcoming system-on-a-chip technology. It outlines four new chipsets that you can ...

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