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U.S. Retakes Top500 Supercomputer Crown

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The United States has retaken the Top500 supercomputer crown. Pet those flops suckers! USA! USA! USA!!! Sequoia, an IBM Blue Gene/Q supercomputer at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, reached 16.32 petaflops, while previous leader K Computer trailed with 10.5 petaflops,… Go To Full Article

Celestica phases out BlackBerry-related production for RIM

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If you were looking for signs of a turnaround in BlackBerry market share through the production chain, you'll unfortunately have to keep looking. One of RIM's manufacturers, Celestica, is planning to phase out its production for the smartphone maker through… Go To Full Article

AMD Adopts 28 nm Bulk Manufacturing in 2013

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According to AMD senior VP and CTO Mark Papermaster, the company will adopt the 28 nanometer bulk CMOS silicon fabrication process for its chips in 2013. The bulk process is used to manufacture high-volume and less-complex products, such as motherboard… Go To Full Article

QNAP Partners with TappIn to Offer Unique Mobile File Access and Sharing Solution

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QNAP Systems, Inc. announced today a partnership with TappIn, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of GlobalSCAPE, a leading innovator of secure information exchange solutions for businesses and consumers. TappIn by GlobalSCAPE's secure content mobility solution will be available to QNAP's customers… Go To Full Article

Spire Announces NanoTech Bearing Fan Series

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Spire is proud to introduce our new fan series with Nano-ceramic precision bearing. Spire fans with Nanobearing offer a more silent, reliable and durable solution for the most demanding situations. Traditional fans with oil seal bearings have… Go To Full Article

InterDigital Agrees to $375 Million Patent Transaction with Intel

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InterDigital, Inc. and Intel Corporation today announced that certain of InterDigital's subsidiaries have signed a definitive agreement to sell to Intel roughly 1,700 patents and patent applications for $375 million in cash. The agreement involves patents primarily…

China conducts its first crewed spaceship docking

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Believe it or not, the only countries to have docked a human-helmed spacecraft in the first 50 years of spaceflight were Russia and the US. That small community just got bigger, as China's Shenzhou-9 has successfully docked with the Tiangong-1… Go To Full Article

Brain Scans Analyzed Differently By PC and Macs

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If you had the results of your last MRI or CT scan analyzed by a PC, your have nothing to worry about. If the same scan was analyzed by a Mac, we've got bad news for you. German researchers Ed… Go To Full Article

Cooler Master Cosmos II Case

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If you need a case and have $350 burning a hole in your pocket, the gang at TechSpot say that the Cooler Master Cosmos II is right up your alley. All that said, be prepared to throw down the big… Go To Full Article

Purportedly leaked Xbox 720 specs give us a headache

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The folks at PC Mag claim to have a leaked 56-page document that lays out in some detail Microsoft's plans for its next-gen game console, purportedly dubbed the Xbox 720. There are some potentially interesting bits in the story about… Go To Full Article

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