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  • News: Intel peaks on PC performance with new six-core chip

    Intel on Monday announced what it called its fastest chip to date for PCs, the six-core Core i7-3960X Extreme Edition processor, which is based on the Sandy Bridge microarchitecture and designed for use in high-end desktops.

  • News: AMD's 16-core Opteron chips arrive after wait

    After a brief delay and more than a year of chatter, Advanced Micro Devices on Monday announced the availability of its first 16-core Opteron server chips, which pack the largest number of cores available on x86 chips today.

  • News: Wall Street Beat: IT rebounds as Nvidia, Cisco shares rise

    With Nvidia and Cisco reporting results, there was some good news on the chip and networking front this week that, with the help of a successful debt offering by Italy that eased economic concerns, helped fuel a rise in IT vendors' shares Friday morning.

  • News: What Smartphones Will Be Like in 2012

    Since the advent of the first modern smartphone--arguably the original Apple iPhone in 2007--the power of these mobile computing devices that also happen to make phone calls has advanced by leaps and bounds.

  • News: One company's move to go virtual leads to I/O constraints

    Austin Radiological Association has virtualized a quarter of its server and desktop infrastructure and hopes to hit 100% within a year. But the move has caused storage I/O bandwidth problems.

  • News: DataDirect Network releases array with massive 40GB/sec performance

    DataDirect Network's new SFA12K series storage array represents a new high-water mark for networked storage performance with the ability to scale to 6.7 petabytes in two racks and offer up to 40GB/sec performance.

  • News: PC makers should 'brace' for drive shortages

    With operations disrupted at more than a dozen hard disk drive (HDD) factories due to flooding in Thailand, PC manufacturers should prepare for significant supply shortages, market research firm IDC said.

  • News: Batteries, iTunes NAS, and GarageBand 1.1

    I've had a lot of things on my mind the last couple of weeks and with this episode of the podcast I release some of them in audio form. Tune in for talk of iOS 5 and battery problems, iTunes used with an NAS, and why GarageBand is written with both the musical and tin-eared in mind.

  • News: Tablets get snappier with Nvidia's quad-core Tegra 3

    Tablets and smartphones will soon get quad-core processors with Nvidia's new Tegra 3 chip, which will eclipse the application and graphics performance provided by dual-core processors found on tablets like Apple's iPad and Motorola's Xoom.

  • News: NetApp's new entry-level array offers up to 432TB of capacity

    NetApp today announced an addition to its Fabric-Attached Storage 2000 family of arrays: the FAS2240, which scales to 432TB of capacity and has a starting price of $7,500

  • News: Apple Fixing iPhone 4S Battery Problem and Other User Issues

    Apple is working to fix the battery problems faced by users of devices carrying its i0S 5 mobile operating system, solve a security issue with the magnetic SmartCover for the iPad 2 and add a new multi-touch feature to its original tablet.

  • News: Wall Street Beat: Mixed news for chips as Groupon IPO soars

    There was mixed news on PC and microprocessor market growth this week, while the Groupon initial public offering Friday showed that there are plenty of people betting that social media will continue to drive technology trends.

  • News: The Future of Human Computer Interfaces

    Researchers at the MIT Media Lab's Fluid Interfaces Group are prototyping new, novel and more natural ways for people to interact with computers and access and store information. Their innovations have been designed to improve and enrich our personal and professional lives, making it easier to create, communicate, collaborate and even cook. Here are 10 inventions that enhance human-computer interactions, improve the in-store shopping experience, and even help us kick bad habits

  • News: Intel, MIPS scramble to support Android 4.0 on tablets

    Intel and MIPS Technologies expect the next version of Google's mobile operating system, Android 4.0, to soon run on tablets and smartphones based on their processors.

  • News: AMD to lay off 10 percent of global workforce

    AMD plans to lay off 10 percent of its global workforce and will terminate "existing contractual commitments" in a plan to cut costs, the company announced Thursday.

  • News: Global chip market strengthens as Intel, AMD compete

    Global computer chip revenue showed strong signs of life in the third quarter, jumping 16.1% compared to the same period in 2010.

  • News: Intel loses laptop chip market share to AMD in Q3

    Intel registered a drop in worldwide laptop-processor market share during the third quarter this year as Advanced Micro Devices came on strong with its latest Fusion PC processors, IDC said on Thursday.

  • News: Apple promises software fix for iOS 5 battery woes

    Apple is confirming what owners of the iPhone 4S and other iOS devices already know: The latest version of its mobile OS--iOS 5--seems to make your battery lose its juice faster than before. The company now says it plans to release a software update to address the problem.

  • News: Carbonite launches bare metal backups, file versioning

    Carbonite has announced upgrades to its online backup and restore service that include full OS and application backups, as well as the ability to mirror data to an external drive. The service allows users to perform a full metal restore from the external drive or a CD.

  • News: Hospital electronic records adoption jumps, but still low

    Hospitals that are prepared to adopt electronic medical records and achieve the government's "meaningful use" criteria have increased significantly, from 25% to 41%, according to new research.



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