Chipmaker Intel's new chip, called Knights Corner, is capable of running at a speed of one teraflop, making one trillion calculations per second.
Demonstrated on a test machine during a supercomputing conference in Seattle on Tuesday, the single 50-core chip is the first commercial processor based on the company's Many Integrated Core Architecture.
Knights Corner processing capability is the same as the most powerful supercomputer of the world in 1997. In other words, Knights Corner chip is Intel's attempt to highlight how a huge system can now be crammed on a single chip.
Internet search giant Google has officially unveiled its much-anticipated music service called Google Music.
A rival to the likes of Apple's iTunes, Google Music allows users to discover, buy and share music with their friends on the company's social networking platform Google+.
Google Music offers millions of songs from acclaimed record labels Universal, EMI and Sony Music. However music from forth major record label Warner Group will not be available on the new service.
In what clearly was one of the worst security breaches to have hit Facebook, a widespread spam attack on Monday resulted in the spread of violent and pornographic images via the profile pages of some users for 24 hours or more.
The users who have been affected by the spam attack have disclosed that the content which is being spread includes digitally-inserted pornographic images featuring celebrities like Miley Cyrus and Justin Bieber; as well as images of mutilated animals.
With the revolutionary Range Rover Evoque having finally hit the markets, following what seemed to be an eternally long lead-in- time, action surrounding the model is taking off in the UK on November 14.
The Range Rover will be among the vehicles lined up for auction at BCA Derby this month; thereby making it the luxury 4x4's first ever model to be sold at an auction in the country.
The sale is being held in collaboration with WeWantAnyCar. com, the online dealer behind the arrangement for the vehicle to be put to bidders in Derby.
At Nokia's annual trade show in London on Wednesday, the Finland-based handset-maker will reportedly unveil three new smartphones --- the company's first Windows Phone handsets.
Going by the leaked details that have been making rounds, the handsets that Nokia will unveil at the show will include the Nokia 800 - codenamed SeaRay; the Ace; and the Sabre. These handsets will probably hit the stores in mid-November.
It seems a gala time for the avid car drivers, as ford has unleashed its new range in the market. The first one being a metal version, `Fiesta Metal' and another one is the Fiesta Econetic, which has gripped the attention of one and all with its luxurious look and color.
Powered by a 134bhp 1.6-litre petrol engine, the Fiesta Metal is believed to take the place of the limited-edition S1600. As its being exclusively produced, only 1000 units would be produced to be sold to the lucky ones.
In a statement, HP has claimed: "The HP refund program is our way saying thank you for choosing HP webOS". The statement came consequent to its announcement, suggesting refund the dissimilarities among purchase price of its TouchPad tablet as well as Pre 3 smartphone. Further, the company also notified a significant decline in prices for its products.
In addition, the company sources have revealed that each and every user who bought the 16GB unit has qualified for the refund between its purchase price and the offer price of £89.
According to latest reports, it has been reported that Broadcom has decided to buy NetLogic Microsystems for a price of $4bn. The deal is being struck by Broadcom so that it could get an access to those processors which are used in the manufacturing of smartphones and tablets.
The deal was finalized between the two on Monday. NetLogic Microsystems is famous worldwide for its knowledge-based processors and for its unique digital front-end technology used in the wireless gadgets. Although a deal between has been finalized between the two, it will come into the affect from 2012.
According to a recent development it has been revealed that Facebook, the hit social site has paid a sum of $40, 000 to the ‘bug spotters’ in their site. This is actually a security initiative in order to make the social site more secure for the users. According to this, they are looking for professional or amateur hackers to send the firm any sort of details about the security loopholes of their site.
According to reports, Hewlett Packard, one of the chief mobile dealers recently claimed that soon they would be delivering upcoming update software for their Touchpad devices.
However, the Company officials further claimed that in order to make their Touchpad device’s functionality more innovative, the Company made the announcement.
Besides all these claims, the officials further declared that the ongoing enormous thorns in Touchpad commencement processes also forced them to offer several discounts for the device.
Vodafone had launched the first ever operator billing for Android market in Europe, which can be accessed by the users in the UK and Germany. The users of the Android application on Vodafone will be able to transfer their App market purchases to their phone bills, instead of paying out through credit cards.
As per Vodafone, "In addition to facilitating the best possible user experience, Vodafone operator billing extends your reach to the large number of app buying customers who are unwilling or unable to use credit cards. In some countries this can be more than 90% of the market”.
IBM claims to have developed a microprocessor, which is an imitation of the human brain. The new device is capable of storing new information by itself in the same way like a human brain does.
The developers of the device believe that with this development the technology will be able to learn about things. The leader of the project Dharmendra Modha, of IBM, revealed that they were trying to create a device, which possessed the features of the human mind like emotions, awareness about things, sensation and cognition.
The blackberry 4G Playbook Tablet, that was promised to come by January in the Sprint network, would no longer be coming in the said network, revealed Sprint.
For now, the tablet comes with a Wi-Fi version only and customers could connect that device to a Wi-Fi hotspot that uses Wi-Max like Mi-fi. Concerned authorities also made clear that the decision they had taken is declared after consulting operator as well.
RIM said they would now concentrate on LTE, a 4G technology which has more mass acceptance than Wi-Max and they would also be more benefitted with it.
According to reports, Wolfgang Durheimer, Bentley's CEO recently accounted that the luxury car producer has begun to work on the four wheel drive of the SUV model.
However, the reports also claimed that the Company’s accomplishment records proves that from past many years the Company had been able to produce, some of the world’s most luxury automobiles.