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08.11.12
Researchers propose à la carte internet services, overhaul for web infrastructure
08.11.12

Researchers propose à la carte internet services, overhaul for web infrastructure

A quintet of researchers funded by the National Science Foundation have envisioned a new internet...

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06.30.12
10 Gigabit per-second connection between US and China demoed
06.30.12

10 Gigabit per-second connection between US and China demoed

You, sir or ma'am, should probably not get too excited. Chances are, this trans-Pacific 10 Gigabit...

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06.14.12
White House aims to make internet '90 percent cheaper' to build, teams up with Mozilla for $500k competition
06.14.12

White House aims to make internet '90 percent cheaper' to build, teams up with Mozilla for $500k competition

The government's US Ignite partnership aims to push the growth of next-generation broadband networ...

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05.25.12
Supercomputer gets a memory boost with 380 petabytes of magnetic tape
05.25.12

Supercomputer gets a memory boost with 380 petabytes of magnetic tape

Remember the Cray XK6 at the University of Illinois that drives the National Science Foundation's...

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12.23.11
VT nears completion of HokieSpeed, world's 96th most powerful supercomputer
12.23.11

VT nears completion of HokieSpeed, world's 96th most powerful supercomputer

If basking in the presence of a powerful supercomputer is on your list of "must-haves" when selec...

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11.16.11
University gets $188 million AMD-based supercomputer, free copy of Norton
11.16.11

University gets $188 million AMD-based supercomputer, free copy of Norton

It used to be that you only needed a bachelor's degree and elbow patches to be taken seriously as...

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07.13.11
USC computer scientist makes geo-immersion maps, leaves other maps feeling inferior
07.13.11

USC computer scientist makes geo-immersion maps, leaves other maps feeling inferior

Google's Maps and Earth services provide us with 3D maps, the means to track St. Nick, and even t...

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04.06.11
Dell to trial mushroom-based packaging on servers, hugs IT hippies
04.06.11

Dell to trial mushroom-based packaging on servers, hugs IT hippies

We've already seen Dell embracing the bamboo woods to package its products, so what's next for Roun...

By R. Lai,   04.06.11
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09.30.10
Scientists discover planet capable of supporting life, Richard Branson calls dibs on it
09.30.10

Scientists discover planet capable of supporting life, Richard Branson calls dibs on it

A team of planet hunters from UC Santa Cruz (not to be confused with Dog The Bounty Hunter) have fo...

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