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China Takes a Shot at Intel

China Takes a Shot at Intel

Researchers at the Chinese Academy of Sciences’ Institute of Computing Technology (ICT) have released details about a new microprocessor which they hope will bring major developments to the computing industry in China by 2010. The chip, named Godson-3 under the ...

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Portwell PCS-8230 Car PC

Portwell PCS-8230 Car PC

The California based Portwell Incorporation has recently announced the PCS-8230, a micro sized PC running Intel’s new Atom processor. The new PC is designed to be used in a car, offering multimedia capabilities along other computer-related features. It could be ...

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‘Larrabee’ – Intel’s Upcoming Many-Core GPU

‘Larrabee’ – Intel’s Upcoming Many-Core GPU

Intel Corporation will be unveiling a paper detailing the first ever “many-core” blueprint named “Larrabee.” Larrabee is a new approach to the software rendering 3-D pipeline, a ”many-core” programming model and performance analysis tool for several applications. Larrabee would be ...

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World’s Smallest Transistor

Dr. Kostya Novoselov and Professor Andre Geim from The School of Physics and Astronomy at The University of Manchester have recently shown that graphene can be carved into tiny electronic circuits with individual transistors not much larger than that of ...

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VIA Unveils World’s Lowest Power CPU

VIA Unveils World’s Lowest Power CPU

VIA Technologies recently unveiled the EPIA PX5000EG Pico-ITX board, which features a 1-watt Eden ultra low power processor for embedded systems. According to VIA, the new board promises to improve power efficiency and could be suited for several applications, including ...

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Ionic Wind – Chillin’ the PC

Ionic Wind – Chillin’ the PC

A new type of ultra-thin, silent cooling technology for processors is being developed by Kronos Advanced Technologies in collaboration with Intel and the University of Washington. In two years, this new technology might replace existing cooling fan technology in laptops ...

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S-bot

S-bot

The s-bot is a small, mobile robot developed at the Laboratory of Intelligent Systems (LIS) at the EPFL in Lausanne, Switzerland between 2001 and 2004 as part of a Future and Emerging Technologies project coordinated by Professor Marco Dorigo. The ...

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