An Intel executive confirms that new processor will have built-in circuitry to accelerate media applications, in addition to improved graphics for gaming.
Microsoft is consolidating a number of its startup outreach programs into a single, new Microsoft Ventures unit.
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.
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.
The blueprints are ready. If it gets funded, the multibillion-dollar International Linear Collider could help solve the mystery of cosmic dark matter.
Or maybe not. Still, back-to-back blog items on tech-product rip-offs does make you wonder a little.
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.
A report from Recode says the relationship between the two companies has gone through "a huge change" over the past few weeks.
Possible targets have included Atari, Unity Technologies, Green Throttle Games, Glympse, Rounds, and Everything.me, according to The Wall Street Journal.
The latest update to Google's mobile browser also provides a save-as-PDF option for Google Drive users.