Tuesday, August 22, 2017

HARDWARE

HARDWARE
Computer hardware (usually simply called hardware when a computing context is implicit) is the collection of physical elements that constitutes a computer system. wikipedia
computer virus

On average, 82,000 new malware threats are created each day. These include all sorts of malicious software – like computer viruses, computer worms and ransomware. Some are pranks or minor annoyances; others seek to...
processor

A microchip containing 1,000 independent programmable processors has been designed by a team at the University of California, Davis, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering. The energy-efficient "KiloCore" chip has a maximum computation rate of...

by David Girard, courtesy ArsTechnica With Apple's licensing of Microsoft's exFAT file system, it seems like we finally have a good option for OS X and Windows disk swapping. Dave Girard spent some time investigating the...
shredding

Simple Facts About Hard Drive Shredding You Probably Didn't Know Data thieves will take every opportunity to get hold of confidential data, so you can imagine a thief's delight at finding an unwanted hard drive....

An international team of scientists has succeeded in making further improvements to the lifetime of superconducting quantum circuits. An important prerequisite for the realization of high-performance quantum computers is that the stored data should...

Startup developed software for creating a gesture-recognition interface based on information provided by a 3-D camera. by Inbal Orpaz, courtesy Haaretz Microchip maker Intel has acquired the Israeli gesture recognition startup Omek Interactive for close to $50 million,...

Photograph by David Paul Morris/Bloomberg The success of Nest’s digital thermostats are helping turn up the heat on venture capitalists to fund hardware startups. Google’s $3.2 billion purchase of Nest, GoPro’s pending initial public offering and...

Sales grow by 30% in year ended June 30; Samsung still leads, followed by Toshiba and SK Hynix - by Lucas Mearian courtesy Computerworld - Sales of NAND flash technology rose 11% from the first...

by Chris Kanaracus, IDG - The state of Pennsylvania will not renew its services contract with IBM regarding the development of a modernized unemployment compensation system, after the project reportedly has...

By Todd Bierman If only you could predict the future. In one area, I can. Solar panels will be the main source of U.S electric power. Here's why. The U.S. Government wants it that way, and...

by Brad Chacos (courtesy PCMag) Last week, Nvidia announced the GeForce GTX 780, the successor to the former GTX 680 flagship. Cut from the same GK110 GPU cloth as the imposing Titan, the GTX 780 was truly a step up over...
The rise of OLED displays

Periodic visitors to the TV section of large electronics stores are usually impressed by how display technology constantly improves. At each new visit, the screens are larger, thinner, brighter, and often cheaper than they...