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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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Surfing the Web is Good for Your Brain

Surfing the Web is Good for Your Brain

Scientists at the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) have revealed that older adults are able to increase the efficiency of their brain by performing searches on the Internet. The survey performed shows that computer-savvy middle-aged and older adults were ...

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The Differential Analyzer

The Differential Analyzer

In order to better understand and appreciate the advantages of new computation methods it is often useful to take a second look at old computation models and the ideas behind them. Analog computation is a very old method, dating back ...

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Controlling Quantum States

Controlling Quantum States

An international team of researchers has demonstrated that it can manipulate the quantum state of a single electron in a silicon transistor by placing the electron in two places at once. Their breakthrough could point the way towards a practical ...

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AMD 12-Core Processor

AMD 12-Core Processor

Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) is developing processors with 12 cores which are targeted for release in the first half of 2010. This new plan has deviated from the original product vision of 8-core chips. The 12-core processor is code-named Magny-Cours. ...

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Motion C5 Mobile Clinical Assistant

Motion C5 Mobile Clinical Assistant

The Texas based Company Motion Computing has recently announced that its clinically oriented C5 tablet PC has been upgraded and fortified with a new solid-state drive (SSD). The C5 also includes integrated mobile broadband that extends its usability to the ...

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