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The Register
Intel and pals chuck money at another Fibre Channel killerdrives; we're in the sub-1us latency realm here. Kazan NVMeF diagram Other NV
Intel and pals chuck money at another Fibre Channel killer
The Register / Posted 20 hours ago
drives; we're in the sub-1us latency realm here. Kazan NVMeF diagram Other NVMeF controllers, it says, use commodity microprocessors running firmware. Kazan's intent is to move as much functionality as it can form that firmware into its ASIC... Read more
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Morningstar
Terrific Companies at Terrible Pricesfirm's wide moat emanates from its superior cost advantages realized in the des
Terrific Companies at Terrible Prices
Morningstar / Posted 3 days ago
firm's wide moat emanates from its superior cost advantages realized in the design and manufacturing of its cutting-edge microprocessors. Semiconductor manufacturing is inherently capital-intensive, and thus requires methodical planning and... Read more
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Computer Business Review
What is AMD?closest competitor is Intel, a company which puts AMD into second place when lo
What is AMD?
Computer Business Review / Posted 3 days ago
closest competitor is Intel, a company which puts AMD into second place when looking at the biggest suppliers of x86-based microprocessors. AMD and Intel have had a long, complicated history with one another, with their first technology exchange... Read more
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Market Watch
ARM: What you should know about the chip maker being purchased by SoftBankEngland-based firm is strictly a designer and not a manufacturer. The 4,000-emp
ARM: What you should know about the chip maker being purchased by SoftBank
Market Watch / Posted 5 days ago
England-based firm is strictly a designer and not a manufacturer. The 4,000-employee outfit draws up the blueprint for microprocessors for smartphones and other devices and then charges partners such as Qualcomm Inc. QCOM, -0.24% for using... Read more
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Computer Business Review
Why did Softbank buy ARM?it to be warmly received. Softbank does not have a big processor business and
Why did Softbank buy ARM?
Computer Business Review / Posted 5 days ago
it to be warmly received. Softbank does not have a big processor business and not is it a big user of mobile or server microprocessors so there is not conflict of interest at any level with ARM’s existing customer base he said. As well as... Read more
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techcentral.ie
SoftBank to acquire ARM for $32 billionsuccessful in the small devices market, which requires low-power processors tha
SoftBank to acquire ARM for $32 billion
techcentral.ie / Posted 5 days ago
successful in the small devices market, which requires low-power processors that consume far less battery than traditional microprocessors used in bigger gear like PCs, a market in which Intel has been dominant. “ARM has long-term contracts with... Read more
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The Register
Softbank promises buffer ARM: Greater overseas reach and double the UK jobs1990 as a spin-out from an Acorn collaboration with Apple, ARM has carved out a
Softbank promises buffer ARM: Greater overseas reach and double the UK jobs
The Register / Posted 5 days ago
1990 as a spin-out from an Acorn collaboration with Apple, ARM has carved out a reputation for designing fast and efficient microprocessors that generate relatively little heat. ARM designs are licensed by Toshiba, Taiwan Semiconductor and among... Read more
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The Philippine Inquirer
ARM grabbed for £24.3bn by Japan’s SoftBankthe UK. The agreed takeover may spark a bidding war for ARM, whose technology h
ARM grabbed for £24.3bn by Japan’s SoftBank
The Philippine Inquirer / Posted 5 days ago
the UK. The agreed takeover may spark a bidding war for ARM, whose technology has become the de facto standard for mobile microprocessors, while the company represents the main competition for chip giant Intel. Other companies that may be... Read more
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Computer World Australia
SoftBank said to acquire ARM for about US$32 billionsuccessful in the small devices market, which requires low-power processors tha
SoftBank said to acquire ARM for about US$32 billion
Computer World Australia / Posted 5 days ago
successful in the small devices market, which requires low-power processors that consume far less battery than traditional microprocessors used in bigger gear like PCs, a market in which Intel has been dominant. "ARM has long-term contracts with... Read more
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Breitbart
Donald Trump’s Challenge on TradeU.S. electronics industry understands this. It keeps at home product design, so
Donald Trump’s Challenge on Trade
Breitbart / Posted 9 days ago
U.S. electronics industry understands this. It keeps at home product design, software development and sophisticated microprocessors but outsources to Asia simpler components and assembly for items like cell phones and laptop... Read more
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Business Insider
The lightbulb of the future is finally here — and it lasts a lifetimeup. Though they could spare customers the chore of replacing their bulbs — heat
The lightbulb of the future is finally here — and it lasts a lifetime
Business Insider / Posted 9 days ago
up. Though they could spare customers the chore of replacing their bulbs — heat-dissipating technology already exists in microprocessors and satellites — many manufacturers still go with lower-tech options. Dyson isn't confused about why... Read more
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Newsmax
How Trump Can Win Presidency by Overcoming Voter Skepticism on TradeU.S. electronics industry understands this. It keeps at home product design, so
How Trump Can Win Presidency by Overcoming Voter Skepticism on Trade
Newsmax / Posted 9 days ago
U.S. electronics industry understands this. It keeps at home product design, software development and sophisticated microprocessors but outsources to Asia simpler components and assembly for items like cell phones and laptop... Read more
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The Visayan Daily Star
Top Storieshad said that, based on the report submitted by their Information and Communica
Top Stories
The Visayan Daily Star / Posted 10 days ago
had said that, based on the report submitted by their Information and Communication Technology coordinator and expert consultants, the microprocessors of the personal computers are Intel Celeron which, by standards, are low end and near obsolete.... Read more
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The Visayan Daily Star
Top Storieson the report submitted by their Information and Communication Technology coord
Top Stories
The Visayan Daily Star / Posted 11 days ago
on the report submitted by their Information and Communication Technology coordinator and expert consultants, the microprocessors of the personal computers are Intel Celeron which, by standards, are low end and near obsolete, Demavivas... Read more
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Business Wire
Sensors and Embedded Systems in the Internet of Things (IoT) - APAC Represents a Fast-Growing Region That is Anticipated to Generate $26 Billionand/or activity. Within an IoT context, physical and logical changes are equall
Sensors and Embedded Systems in the Internet of Things (IoT) - APAC Represents a Fast-Growing Region That is Anticipated to Generate $26 Billion
Business Wire / Posted 11 days ago
and/or activity. Within an IoT context, physical and logical changes are equally important. IoT demands a different set of microprocessors, drivers, peripherals, batteries and operating systems than conventional Embedded Systems used in general... Read more
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FOX Business
Intel Corporation Is Running out of Room to Grow...What's Next?then, the unit has launched special IoT modules like the button-sized Curie, th
Intel Corporation Is Running out of Room to Grow...What's Next?
FOX Business / Posted 13 days ago
then, the unit has launched special IoT modules like the button-sized Curie, the SD-card sized Edison, and low-power Quark microprocessors. Intel's Curie. Image source: Intel.Drones Consulting firm PWC believes that the global drone market will... Read more
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FOX Business
Intel Corporation Is Running out of Room to Grow...What's Next?then, the unit has launched special IoT modules like the button-sized Curie, th
Intel Corporation Is Running out of Room to Grow...What's Next?
FOX Business / Posted 13 days ago
then, the unit has launched special IoT modules like the button-sized Curie, the SD-card sized Edison, and low-power Quark microprocessors. Continue Reading Below Intel's Curie. Image source: Intel.Drones Consulting firm PWC believes that the... Read more
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The Register
New ISS crew will spend their time bombarding computers with radiationbombardment outside the ISS. Astronauts will measure how radiation changes the
New ISS crew will spend their time bombarding computers with radiation
The Register / Posted 14 days ago
bombardment outside the ISS. Astronauts will measure how radiation changes the module’s function. Radiation disrupts microprocessors and can cause malfunctioning and loss of data. The ISS is roughly the size of an American football field and... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
World’s most intelligent prosthetic limb? An interview with Professor Saeed Zahedipneumatic springs. These harvest natural, human energy and return them at the c
World’s most intelligent prosthetic limb? An interview with Professor Saeed Zahedi
News-Medical-Net / Posted 16 days ago
pneumatic springs. These harvest natural, human energy and return them at the correct instance under the control of four microprocessors. For example, the sensors in the foot will detect a slope and instruct the knee damping to increase, or when... Read more
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PhysOrg
Probing quantum phenomena in tiny transistorsfabricated core-shell nanowire FETs and demonstrated their effectiveness over t
Probing quantum phenomena in tiny transistors
PhysOrg / Posted 16 days ago
fabricated core-shell nanowire FETs and demonstrated their effectiveness over the transistors currently used in microprocessors. What Pati and his team looked at is the quantum physics driving their superior performance. Quantum... Read more
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North Platte Bulletin
Bissell finds success in career changeare probably the biggest changes I’ve seen over the years. Furnaces used to be
Bissell finds success in career change
North Platte Bulletin / Posted 16 days ago
are probably the biggest changes I’ve seen over the years. Furnaces used to be extremely simple to work on -- now they have microprocessors and circuit boards.” Furnaces that used to consist of four small electrical and mechanical components have... Read more
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Mashable
Guy builds enormous computer, uses it to play Tetrisa computer works by building it with normal-sized transistors, instead of the e
Guy builds enormous computer, uses it to play Tetris
Mashable / Posted 17 days ago
a computer works by building it with normal-sized transistors, instead of the extremely tiny ones seen in today's modern microprocessors. The result is pretty stunning; a 32.8 by 6.6 feet-sized behemoth that takes up the larger part of a room.... Read more
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The Philippine Inquirer
Oracle ordered to pay $3bn to HPE over Itanium back stabused at the time, typically Alpha, PowerPC and MIPS. HP's old high-end Unix se
Oracle ordered to pay $3bn to HPE over Itanium back stab
The Philippine Inquirer / Posted 22 days ago
used at the time, typically Alpha, PowerPC and MIPS. HP's old high-end Unix servers ran on the firm's proprietary PA-RISC microprocessors, which had become expensive to support and develop. Itanium was intended to provide a standardised chip... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Wallace and Gromit-style machine serves up 'perfect breakfast'machine is made from welded steel and aluminium with 13 DC motors, stepper moto
Wallace and Gromit-style machine serves up 'perfect breakfast'
Daily Mirror / Posted 22 days ago
machine is made from welded steel and aluminium with 13 DC motors, stepper motors, servos and gears all controlled by eight microprocessors. Users can select a tea or coffee, whereby a motor heats a cup of water, adds their chosen drink and... Read more
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Daily Mail
Pensioners dream up machine that delivers the perfect eggs and toastmachine is made from welded steel and aluminium with 13 DC motors, stepper moto
Pensioners dream up machine that delivers the perfect eggs and toast
Daily Mail / Posted 23 days ago
machine is made from welded steel and aluminium with 13 DC motors, stepper motors, servos and gears controlled by eight microprocessors. more videos Bubbling water: The eggs on the Sunday Morning Breakfast Machine in West Sussex are timed for... Read more
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Business Wire
Asia Pacific Embedded Computing Market ( - Growing Number of Technological Breakthroughsto register a highest CAGR of 12% during the forecast period (2016-2022). In A
Asia Pacific Embedded Computing Market ( - Growing Number of Technological Breakthroughs
Business Wire / Posted 23 days ago
to register a highest CAGR of 12% during the forecast period (2016-2022). In Asia Pacific embedded computing market, Microprocessors would generate the maximum revenue for the hardware segment in 2016, however, the microcontrollers are... Read more
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iol.co.za
At last, a self-cleaning pan!incredibly intricate patterns that help with the ‘exchange of heat’. This has r
At last, a self-cleaning pan!
iol.co.za / Posted 23 days ago
incredibly intricate patterns that help with the ‘exchange of heat’. This has recently been used in designing computer microprocessors to help stop them overheating. Manufacturing the TresClean metal is still in the early stages. Professor... Read more
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Barrie Examiner
Pipelines not wise investment: ROOT ISSUESthe room is the rise in supply, and drop in cost, of renewable energy. Solar te
Pipelines not wise investment: ROOT ISSUES
Barrie Examiner / Posted 23 days ago
the room is the rise in supply, and drop in cost, of renewable energy. Solar technology is improving at a similar rate as microprocessors, with costs dropping steadily as demand increases. Wind is already one of the cheapest new power sources... Read more
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Computer World Australia
Oracle pledges 'x86 economics' with new Sparc serversproducts that yield bigger profits and help sell more of Oracle's database and
Oracle pledges 'x86 economics' with new Sparc servers
Computer World Australia / Posted 23 days ago
products that yield bigger profits and help sell more of Oracle's database and applications software. But developing new microprocessors is a costly business, and ultimately, Oracle needs to maintain a sizable hardware business to make continued... Read more
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The Washington Times
Donald Trump vows to cancel Trans-Pacific Partnership as president, puts NAFTA on noticecompetition. He cited President Reagan’s use of his authority to impose tariffs
Donald Trump vows to cancel Trans-Pacific Partnership as president, puts NAFTA on notice
The Washington Times / Posted 24 days ago
competition. He cited President Reagan’s use of his authority to impose tariffs to beat back influxes of motorcycles and microprocessors in the 1980s. “Hillary Clinton, and her campaign of fear, will try to spread the lie that these actions will... Read more
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Daily Mail
Scientists invent a SELF-CLEANING material to put an end to washing upalso achieved through nano-patterns that exchange heat by convection. ‘Recentl
Scientists invent a SELF-CLEANING material to put an end to washing up
Daily Mail / Posted 24 days ago
also achieved through nano-patterns that exchange heat by convection. ‘Recently this type of architecture was applied to microprocessors to increase the heat exchange.’ A number of non-stick pans made out of Teflon already exist on the market,... Read more
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The Philippine Inquirer
10 of the greatest microprocessors of all timeNOPE. THIS isn't the definitive list of the fastest microprocessors, or the bes
10 of the greatest microprocessors of all time
The Philippine Inquirer / Posted 24 days ago
NOPE. THIS isn't the definitive list of the fastest microprocessors, or the best available right now, or the biggest sellers. In fact, some of the microprocessors on this list sold only by the handful, rather than the millions or tens of... Read more
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Market Watch
Hewlett Packard Enterprise research chief Martin Fink departingdiscontinued. He has been closely associated with a project called The Machine,
Hewlett Packard Enterprise research chief Martin Fink departing
Market Watch / Posted 25 days ago
discontinued. He has been closely associated with a project called The Machine, an attempt to create a new computer design that places a higher priority on innovation in memory technology than traditional microprocessors. More from M... Read more
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The Philippine Inquirer
IBM's 200 petaflop Summit supercomputer to crush China's Sunway TaihuLightago in a $325m deal between the US Department of Energy and IBM. The first to
IBM's 200 petaflop Summit supercomputer to crush China's Sunway TaihuLight
The Philippine Inquirer / Posted 26 days ago
ago in a $325m deal between the US Department of Energy and IBM. The first to be delivered, Summit, will use IBM Power9 microprocessors combined with Nvidia Volta graphics processing units (GPUs) providing maths co-processing. The machine will... Read more
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KOMU Columbia
Missouri to consider solar roadwayscreate lines and signage without paint. They contain heating elements to preven
Missouri to consider solar roadways
KOMU Columbia / Posted 28 days ago
create lines and signage without paint. They contain heating elements to prevent snow and ice accumulation. The panels have microprocessors, which makes them intelligent. This allows the panels to communicate with each other, a central control... Read more
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New Kerala
Microsoft helps tackle spread of mosquito-borne diseases - newkerala.com #81346between the mosquitoes they want to trap and the bugs they don't. The trap fun
Microsoft helps tackle spread of mosquito-borne diseases - newkerala.com #81346
New Kerala / Posted 28 days ago
between the mosquitoes they want to trap and the bugs they don't. The trap functions on two small, battery-powered microprocessors, which gathers data that can then be wirelessly downloaded and sent to the cloud, the statement... Read more
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The Register
Holy Crap! Bloke finishes hand-built CPU project!pieces that were used decades ago to build the earliest computers and are now i
Holy Crap! Bloke finishes hand-built CPU project!
The Register / Posted 29 days ago
pieces that were used decades ago to build the earliest computers and are now integrated on an atomic scale for modern microprocessors. James' ultimate goal was to show the public how computers work by blowing machines back up to a viewable... Read more

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