Now that power consumption is of growing financial, practical, and environmental concern, an industry group hopes to shine a light on how efficient computers are.
SPEC releases a new benchmark for measuring the performance of virtualized systems. This is the first time there's been an industry-standard metric for this purpose.
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Unisys may have written Itanium's epitaph--at least for many server vendors.
ShieldPRO can be dropped, withstand extreme temperatures
Details on Far Cry 2's DRM scheme.
One of the must amusing moments in the Sony-rootkit debacle was when one of the bands with a copy-protected CD posted instructions on how to bypass that copy-protection. Now that band, Switchfoot, has gone independent
The seventh IE version beats rivals on the SunSpider benchmark. But Microsoft doesn't like the test, and Mozilla doesn't like how Microsoft runs it.