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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 November 18, 2013


Holographic 3D for mobile could become a reality

Boffins at Hewlett-Packard Laboratories claim to have created a new type of multidirectional backlit screen that creates the holographic 3D effect.

By March 21, 2013


In Silicon Valley, a retail store as product laboratory

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.

By August 18, 2011


MPEG LA offers patent license for 3D video

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.

By February 25, 2012


Microsoft takes patent battle to Supreme Court

The software giant has one last shot to overturn a jury verdict in favor of i4i and potentially rewrite patent law in the process.

By April 18, 2011


Study finds Apple tops in call center tech support

Apple outshines Dell and HP in customer satisfaction for phone tech support, though the problem-resolution numbers fell a bit, study finds.

By January 27, 2011


Jaguar supercomputer races past Roadrunner in Top500

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.

By November 15, 2009


How Intel's supercomputer almost used HP chips

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.

By September 22, 2009


Massachusetts goes green to relive tech glory

The Bay State used to rival Silicon Valley for tech industry leadership. Can green tech help it regain some of that cachet?

By June 23, 2009


Server start-up taps IBM-Intel tech, eyes Web 2.0

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.

By April 13, 2009