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Google: Dart will rescue browsers from JavaScript

The programming language for Web sites and Web apps is less complex and therefore easier to develop, Chrome programmers argue at Google I/O.

By May 17, 2013


Microsoft explains how Windows 8 smokes Windows 7

Microsoft outlines Windows 8 acceleration improvements vs. Windows 7. Faster rendering of text, geometry, and images are explained.

By July 23, 2012


Intel at chip conference: More wireless, less GHz

At the International Solid-State Circuits Conference, Intel will present 15 papers, with a special focus on new system-on-a-chip developments and wireless silicon.

By February 4, 2009


Yep, Apple's A7 looks twice as fast -- at least for fractal math

A detailed look at the Frax app's 90 percent performance boost on the iPhone 5S shows why Apple's A7 chip isn't a marketing gimmick -- even if the advantages aren't strictly because of a 64-bit design.

By October 10, 2013


The factor factor, part 1

Ever wonder why new chip designs fail in the market, even though they offer real advantages? Or why others succeed in spite of serious disadvantages? It's apparently a secret. Part one of three.

By October 12, 2009


Intel at chip conference: More cores, less power

Intel will have a lot to say at International Solid-State Circuits Conference, spanning the spectrum of silicon from mobile to server processors.

By February 3, 2009


Google speeds its new Web video software

The "Aylesbury" release of Google's streaming video technology decodes WebM video faster and encodes it better, the company says. Coming by March: "Bali."

By November 1, 2010


Report: Via readying dual-core Atom rival

Via Technologies is reportedly joining other chip suppliers in readying a dual-core processor that will compete with Intel's Atom.

By December 30, 2008


OpenCL: Parallel programmers' new best friend

OpenCL, created to support parallel programming in Apple's Snow Leopard operating system, may become the new world standard for parallel programming on all platforms.

By August 28, 2009


PowerPC 970 posts lower RC5 scores than dual 1 GHz G4

PowerPC 970 posts lower RC5 scores than dual 1 GHz G4

By November 11, 2002