Computing

11.21.12
Researchers stumble onto 'lava' generated quantum dots, could power future peripherals
11.21.12

Researchers stumble onto 'lava' generated quantum dots, could power future peripherals

Have you ever been playing around with molten metal salt, when you accidentally created hollow, so...

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10.28.12
IBM Labs develops 'initial step' towards commercial fabrication of carbon nanotubes
10.28.12

IBM Labs develops 'initial step' towards commercial fabrication of carbon nanotubes

Commercialization of carbon nanotubes is one of the holy grails of next-gen computing, and IBM thi...

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06.23.12
Google's Turing doodle celebrates his genius, reminds us how dumb we are (video)
06.23.12

Google's Turing doodle celebrates his genius, reminds us how dumb we are (video)

This week sees many corners of the globe celebrating the 100th anniversary of the birth of Alan Tu...

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05.22.12
Microsoft details Windows 8's pre-boot world, helps you skip the F8 F8 F8 routine
05.22.12

Microsoft details Windows 8's pre-boot world, helps you skip the F8 F8 F8 routine

Microsoft has been going into very exacting detail as to how Windows 8 works, but one area it hasn...

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05.22.12
DICE to require 64-bit OS for some 2013 games, that Windows ME box in the den isn't cutting it
05.22.12

DICE to require 64-bit OS for some 2013 games, that Windows ME box in the den isn't cutting it

We're entering a world of mainstream 64-bit computing -- whether we like it or not. Just weeks aft...

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04.13.12
Researchers say crab-based computing possible, lobsters throw up claws in disbelief
04.13.12

Researchers say crab-based computing possible, lobsters throw up claws in disbelief

IBM's Holey Optochip? Yawn. Fujitsu's K supercomputer? Yesterday's news. Forget about boring old co...

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02.26.12
Light-based 'Metatronics' chip melts minds, not copper
02.26.12

Light-based 'Metatronics' chip melts minds, not copper

Engineers at the University of Pennsylvania have flipped the switch on a new type of computer circu...

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11.18.11
Behind Amazon's Silk browser lurks a really fast supercomputer
11.18.11

Behind Amazon's Silk browser lurks a really fast supercomputer

We were hardly shocked to see Fujitsu atop the most recent list of the world's fastest supercompu...

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11.15.11
Intel 4004, world's first commercial microprocessor, celebrates 40th birthday, ages gracefully
11.15.11

Intel 4004, world's first commercial microprocessor, celebrates 40th birthday, ages gracefully

Pull out the candles and champagne, because the Intel 4004 is celebrating a major birthday toda...

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