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Microsoft Lync: An Innovative Communication Tool

Microsoft Lync: An Innovative Communication Tool

Microsoft has done it again. It has developed a technology that is specifically designed to bridge gaps in business communication and is perfect for those who yearn to work not only faster, but smarter as well. Introducing: the Microsoft Lync. ...

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‘Wet’ Computing Systems to Boost Processing Power

‘Wet’ Computing Systems to Boost Processing Power

Researchers at the University of Southampton have recently announced the development of a new kind of information processing technology. Their development is inspired by chemical processes in living systems, such as our brain, and it should enable the improvement of ...

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New SSD Storage Solution

New SSD Storage Solution

Other World Computing (OWC) announced today its new OWC Mercury On-The-Go Pro SSD models – portable FireWire 800/400 and USB 2.0 bus-powered Solid State Drive (SSD) storage solutions on the market. While small enough to fit into a shirt pocket, ...

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2008 In Technology

2008 was a year packed with new technologies, innovations and discoveries – from a new billion-color display to advanced electric cars making their first appearance on the market. In this summary, we have gathered some of the most unique stories ...

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Integrated Circuit Works Using New Excitons

Integrated Circuit Works Using New Excitons

Researchers at the University of California, San Diego, have developed an experimental integrated circuit that works using excitons. Excitons are energized electrons bound to positively charged counterparts called holes, which form when light hits a semiconductor. The commercialization of this ...

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A Look Back at CeBIT 2008: Ultra Mobile PC’s

A Look Back at CeBIT 2008: Ultra Mobile PC’s

Several interesting ultra mobile PCs (UMPC) were launched at the recent Cebit 2008 show. As more and more companies enter this field, there is a steady improvement in the ultra mobile PC’s processing power, features, and battery life. Here are ...

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“Nobel Prize for Computing” Winners Announced

The Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) has announced Edmund M. Clarke, E. Allen Emerson and Joseph Sifakis as the recipients of the 2007 Turing Award. The award, named after the British mathematician Alan M. Turing, is considered to be the ...

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Criminals Beware: Computerized Lip Reading

Researchers at the University of East Anglia (UEA) in the UK are developing a computerized lip-reading system, which they say may be used to fight crime. The scientists recently received a grant of over half a million dollars by England’s ...

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D-Wave Demonstrates 28-Qubit Quantum Computer

D-Wave Demonstrates 28-Qubit Quantum Computer

“D-Wave Systems” and Dr. Hartmut Neven – a scientist from Google, will demonstrate an image recognition algorithm running on a quantum computer, at the “Super Computing 2007” (SC07) Conference. The conference will take place in Nevada this week. The device, ...

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New Nanoscale Technology for Memory Storage

Researchers from the Center for Applied Nanoionics (CANi) at Arizona State University (ASU) have developed a new type of computer memory, which they say will boost the performance, capacity and battery life of consumer electronics, such as digital cameras and ...

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