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Intel confirms special accelerators in Sandy Bridge

An Intel executive confirms that new processor will have built-in circuitry to accelerate media applications, in addition to improved graphics for gaming.

By Nov. 29, 2010

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Microsoft unifies programs to boost startups

Microsoft is consolidating a number of its startup outreach programs into a single, new Microsoft Ventures unit.

By Jun. 25, 2013

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Top500 supercomputer rankings await speed-test shakeup

The latest list of most-powerful computers is a bit of same old, same old. But soon, it won't be so easy to get ahead on the Top500 list by plugging in special-purpose accelerator cards.

By Nov. 18, 2013

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Chinese supercomputer tops the charts -- two years early

Tianhe-2, with 3.1 million processor cores and a lot of Chinese-build technology, is the new leader of the twice-yearly list of the world's 500 fastest supercomputers.

By Jun. 17, 2013

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Scientists unveil plans for 19-mile-long particle smasher

The blueprints are ready. If it gets funded, the multibillion-dollar International Linear Collider could help solve the mystery of cosmic dark matter.

By Jun. 12, 2013

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'Bubble 2.0' is the hint from a glut of blogs about a glut of tech knockoffs

Or maybe not. Still, back-to-back blog items on tech-product rip-offs does make you wonder a little.

By Dec. 7, 2013

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This 'Back to the Future' hoverboard will blow your mind

Trust us: If hoverboards were as real as this one from a mysterious company called HUVr, the world really would be changed forever. Or at the very least, it would be way more fun.

By Mar. 4, 2014

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Samsung said to scale back its own Android apps on Google's request

A report from Recode says the relationship between the two companies has gone through "a huge change" over the past few weeks.

By Jan. 29, 2014

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Samsung's acquisition list zeroes in on software -- report

Possible targets have included Atari, Unity Technologies, Green Throttle Games, Glympse, Rounds, and Everything.me, according to The Wall Street Journal.

By Oct. 8, 2013

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Chrome for iOS gets wireless printing, full-screen browsing

The latest update to Google's mobile browser also provides a save-as-PDF option for Google Drive users.

By Apr. 10, 2013