ATI Radeon HD 4770 price to be sub $100

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ATI's first 40nm Guinea pig product, the RV740 based Radeon HD 4870 will sell for $99 at launch. This card ends up a bit slower than Radeon HD 4850 and at the same time, it is faster than Radeon 4830,… Go To Full Article

JEDEC Publishes Spec for Shared Interface Between Flash and DRAM

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JEDEC, the global standards development organization for the microelectronics industry, on Thursday announced the publication of JESD209-2 LPDDR2 Low Power Memory Device Standard. The LPDDR2 is a shared interface for nonvolatile memory (NVM) and volatile memory (SDRAM), and a range… Go To Full Article

Google uncloaks once-secret server

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Google's big surprise: each server has its own 12-volt battery to supply power if there's a problem with the main source of electricity. The company also revealed for the first time that since 2005, its data centers have been composed… Go To Full Article

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

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