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Wikipedia Founder Jimmy Wales Declares Wikia Search Dead

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Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales announced that Wikia Search, a community-based search engine, is officially shutting down. Unlike Google, whose search relies on algorithms, user ratings and input determine the results ranking in Wikia Search. Before its demise, Wikia Search had… Go To Full Article

Asustek implements 3-group structure; Dell, Acer also reorganizing

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Asustek Computer has reorganized its businesses into three major groups - handhelds, components and computing, while first-tier PC vendors Dell and Acer are also restructuring their operations, according to company and industry sources. Asustek in February said… Go To Full Article

A First Look at the Larrabee New Instructions

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One more grain of sand dropped on top of a pile of sand will usually do nothing more than make the pile a tiny bit larger. Occasionally, though, it will set off an avalanche that radically reshapes the landscape. Observations… Go To Full Article

SPARKLE Announces GeForce GTX 275 Graphics Card

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SPARKLE Computer Co., Ltd., the professional VGA card manufacturer and supplier, today announced the SPARKLE GeForce GTX 275 Graphics Card, pushing DX10 gaming performance of mainstream market to higher level. Go To Full Article

Ambient Occlusion is back in Geforce 185.63 drivers

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Back on new years day, an interesting set of Geforce drivers showed up labeled 185.20 beta, which included a rendering feature called Ambient Occlusion. However, the feature was highly unoptimized and for the most part, noticeably unready for an official… Go To Full Article

ATI Radeon HD 4890: 1GHz GPU Conquered!

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Without using any additional overclocking tools or methods we conquered the 1GHz peak! For example, we had had to volt-mod the much simpler Radeon HD 3870 and increase its GPU voltage from 1.3V to 1.71V in order to achieve the… Go To Full Article

Conficker.C appears on schedule, but only as a whisper

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The Conficker worm has been a hot topic for months as white hats and black hats have struggled to one-up each other. When security teams broke the randomization cypher Conficker uses and were able to predict which websites the program… Go To Full Article

AMD CPU revenue share fell to 11% in Q4

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AMD only secured about a tenth of worldwide microprocessor revenue in the fourth quarter of last year, according to the latest figures from iSuppli. The research firm has published a new report that says AMD suffered revenue share losses last… Go To Full Article

Windows 7 Starter, 3 Application Limit Investigated

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Early tests of Windows 7 Starter Edition beta versions show that the three-program limitation is already in place. Microsoft clearly has some sort of criteria as to what counts towards that three, and we would hope that mostly background running… Go To Full Article

ATI Radeon HD 4890 vs NVIDIA Geforce GTX 275 Official Reviews Released

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ATI Radeon HD 4890 Reviews After stagnant months in the graphics card market with AMD’s product freeze and NVIDIA’s rebranding attempts, seeing both the Radeon HD 4890 1GB and the GeForce GTX 275 896MB card in the same… Go To Full Article

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