Monday, February 27, 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

AMD has released details on its implementation of The Next Big Thing in processor evolution, and in the process has unleashed the TNBT of acronyms: the AMD APU (CPU+GPU) HSA hUMA. Before your eyes glaze...

by Evan Applegate, courtesy BusinessWeek What strands of copper were to the 19th century, strands of glass are to the 21st. Since their introduction in the 1980s, fiber-optic cables have become the backbone of the...

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...

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...

Sub-20nm flash can hold more data in the same space but challenges loom for next generations by Stephen Lawson, courtesy IDG News - IDG News Service (San Francisco Bureau) — A new generation of faster, cheaper...

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...

Story by UNIVERSITY COLLEGE LONDON What happens when lithium-ion batteries overheat and explode has been tracked inside and out for the first time by a UCL-led team using sophisticated 3D imaging. Understanding how Li-ion batteries fail...

I found it reassuring when reviewers mostly positive reviews cautioned Intel's Compute Stick wasn't quite the same as a full fledged desktop PC. Otherwise, why would you buy anything bigger? The point of a...

Meet the most important tech company you’ve probably never heard of. by Farhad Manjoo, courtesy Slate.com Never trust gadget-makers’ claims about battery life. They usually employ weasel words (a machine that alleges to last “up to” six...
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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...

Engineering students from Rice University have developed a real-time 3D radar system as a concept for a next-generation collision-avoidance system for the auto industry. Spencer Kent stands nervously in front of Team D.R.A.D.I.S.’ booth at...

Infosys favored Asians in hiring, alleges suit seeking class action status. by Jon Brodkin, courtesy ArsTechnica - Infosys, an Indian IT software and services company with offices throughout the world, has been accused of discriminating against American job applicants....
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