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Multicore

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In newest tally, supercomputing progress tapers off

Hardware, software and funding limits mean it's not easy to make the fastest computers even faster. That's too bad for the industries that rely on them.

By November 17, 2014

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Tilera's 72-core chip doubles down on multicore approach

The Tile-Gx72 has twice the processing cores as its predecessor, showing that Tilera isn't shying away from its parallel-programming philosophy.

By February 19, 2013

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Google takes Chrome 64-bit for speed boost on Windows

New test versions of Google's browser catch up to a processor upgrade that began a decade ago. Google promises better speed, security, and stability.

By June 3, 2014

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Mozilla's new CTO: JavaScript, Firefox OS expert Andreas Gal

Gal, recruited six years ago by former CTO and short-lived CEO Brendan Eich, brings continuity to the nonprofit organization's top techie job.

By April 24, 2014

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Khronos finishes WebCL 1.0 to let Web apps tap into GPU

The interface is designed to let take advantage of the GPU and multicore CPUs for parallel programming tasks. The standards group will have to convince browser makers to adopt it, though.

By March 19, 2014

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Why Photosmith dumped iOS's built-in raw-photo support

The developers of the Lightroom companion app for iPad opted to build in their own raw-photo support to get better control, avoid Apple bugs, and support more cameras.

By March 10, 2014

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Google: Under-the-hood change helps Web apps on Chrome

Concurrent optimization means that Chrome can improve the performance of Web apps more rapidly. It now performs the optimization in the background instead of making users wait.

By February 13, 2014

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How we test: Desktops

Learn about CNET's testing procedures for desktops.

By February 12, 2014

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How we test: Laptops

Learn about CNET's testing procedures for laptops.

By February 12, 2014

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Nintendo Wii U multi-core chip and design secrets revealed

Nintendo's torn apart its new Wii U console to reveal the technology inside -- and the thinking that went into designing it.

By October 12, 2012