Friday, May 26, 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

by Dina Bass, courtesy Bloomberg - Microsoft joins companies such as Apple Inc. (AAPL) that are doing more work on chips internally to add exclusive features and set their devices apart. Microsoft will package the...

by Jon Fingas (courtesy engadget)   It's comparatively easy to run fiber optic lines at high speeds; it's another matter to sustain that pace between continents. Alcatel-Lucent's Bell Labs has found a way to go...

Courtesy NewsUSA, post by @ChrittyWatts Spring cleaning is the excuse many people need to kick things into high gear -- whether it's cleaning out the garage or changing home filters to...

by Daniel Gross (courtesy dailybeast) Tesla’s making money, sales have doubled, and prices for plug-ins and hybrids are coming down in a big way. Is this the green market’s Model T moment? “I would build a...

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...

Cloud based live production workflows will change the game of live TV production Amsterdam, May 7, 2015  - VidiGo's R&D lab demonstrated the first streaming multi-viewers and streaming controlled User Interfaces of their software based...

Summary: Quantum computers are in theory capable of simulating the interactions of molecules at a level of detail far beyond the capabilities of even the largest supercomputers today.Such simulations could revolutionize chemistry, biology and material...

When troves of information are opened to programmers, problems get solved. Chris Gaylord (courtesy CSMonitor) By order of the White House, June 1 marks the first National Day of Civic Hacking. Cities across the country will invite...
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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...

courtesy ScienceDaily For decades, electronic devices have been getting smaller, and smaller, and smaller. It's now possible -- even routine -- to place millions of transistors on a single silicon chip. But...

Like all data networks, the networks that connect servers in giant server farms, or servers and workstations in large organizations, are prone to congestion. When network traffic is heavy, packets of data can get...

Tech Tools Will Aid Privacy, Even if Companies Won'tby by Karl Bode (courtesy dslreports) The effort to get Do Not Track functionality embedded into browsers quickly descended into total farce, with sides currently bickering over the...