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.
Boffins at Hewlett-Packard Laboratories claim to have created a new type of multidirectional backlit screen that creates the holographic 3D effect.
Speck, a leading maker of cases and covers for devices like iPhones, iPads, Macs, Kindles, and others, sees its new Palo Alto, Calif., store mainly as a way to see how its customers interact with its products when they can get their hands on them.
Building the MVC technology for 3D video into a Blu-ray player will cost 10 cents per device, and selling discs costs a penny a pop, according to newly released licensing terms.
The software giant has one last shot to overturn a jury verdict in favor of i4i and potentially rewrite patent law in the process.
Apple outshines Dell and HP in customer satisfaction for phone tech support, though the problem-resolution numbers fell a bit, study finds.
Cray XT5 supercomputer known as "Jaguar" finally bests IBM after three tries. The top 10, while still dominated by supercomputers housed in the U.S., had just one newcomer.
In the 1990s, Intel seriously considered building the world's fastest supercomputer with a rival's processors, but the Pentium Pro arrived in time after all.
The Bay State used to rival Silicon Valley for tech industry leadership. Can green tech help it regain some of that cachet?
A start-up founded by former Sun Microsystems computer scientists is tapping IBM and Intel hardware to accelerate the enormous server workloads of burgeoning Web 2.0 businesses.