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Jury mulls Oracle and Google war

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Jurors sitting in on the patent spat of the decade have retired to mull over whether or not they think Google owes Oracle a billion dollars for using Java programming in Android. Oracle is suing Google, claiming… Go To Full Article

Noontec Zoro Headset Review @ XtremeComputing

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On first inspection I notice that they look undeniably like the Dr. Dre’s Monster Beats brand which they do but can they match the sound quality, but having said that lets hope they beat (excuse the pun) the build quality… Go To Full Article

Ballmer to have a quiet word with LG

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The shy and retiring Microsoft CEO Steve "There's a kind of hush" Ballmer is to visit Seoul to have a quiet word with LG. Ballmer is worried that LG appears to have lost its love of Microsoft… Go To Full Article

Micron and Hynix Close Gap on NAND Flash Market Leaders in Q4

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Solid manufacturing and strong pricing allowed Micron Technology Inc. and Hynix Semiconductor Inc. to post strong performances in the global NAND flash business in the fourth quarter, allowing them to narrow the gap in market share between them and the… Go To Full Article

MSI R7870 HAWK Takes To The Sky

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Leading international graphics card and mainboard maker MSI today announced MSI R7870 Hawk, equipped with AMD's 28nm Radeon HD 7870 GPU. MSI introduce the flagship design concept of Lightning series into R7870 Hawk, adopting UnlockedDigitalPower that incorporates an Unlocked BIOS,… Go To Full Article

Gainward GeForce GTX 680 Phantom Review

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On paper, the GTX 680 has almost 200% more shader performance than the GTX 580, roughly 250% more texture performance, 90% more ROP performance and 100% more memory bandwidth. With the Radeon HD 7970 only being ~9% faster than the… Go To Full Article

Researchers build optical transistor out of silicon, provide path to all-optical comp

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The speed of light is the universal speed limit, so naturally, optical technologies appeal when trying to construct speedy computational devices. Fiber optics let us shoot data to and fro at top speed, but for the time being our CPUs… Go To Full Article

SuperSSpeed GoldHyper ​​SLC SSDs Tested

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While SSDs with single-level cell (SLC) NAND flash are relegated to enterprise segment owing to their high-cost and write endurance (unless they are low-capacity cache SSDs), one company made efforts to bring them to the PC enthusiast market. SupperSSpeed took… Go To Full Article

Acer Announces the B243PWL IPS Monitor

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Acer America today has unveiled the Acer B243PWL, a new 24-inch ergonomic display with premium IPS technology, which provides excellent wide angle viewing and color saturation. It's designed to meet the needs of business, education and government customers who require… Go To Full Article

Nanotubes sniff out rotting fruit, your dorm room might be next

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Our favorite ultra-skinny molecules have performed a lot of useful functions over the years, but keeping fruit flies away was never one of them. Now MIT scientists, with US Army funding, have discovered a way to give these nanotubes the… Go To Full Article

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