2006-12-13から1日間の記事一覧

To make 45nm process manufacturing easier: just add water

"Intel has said on multiple occasions that its 45nm process is on track for production 2007. In fact, Intel began sampling its “Penryn” 45nm chips just several weeks ago. At the IEDM, IBM and AMD described three technologies that hope to c…

Intel Speeds Up Intro of Quad-core Server Chips (2 months ahead of schedule )

"Intel today started shipping its Xeon 5335 processor two months ahead of schedule as an addition to its 5300 series of quad-core processors. Intel says it rushed introduction of the new quad-core chip originally scheduled for next year to…

CNN article on the status of Supercomputers

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"For climate researchers, NEC's Earth Simulator supercomputer helps them study global warming. Earth Simulator generates weather models that can forecast 50-100 years into the future. We are looking for temperature change, density of the a…

Memory chip breakthrough for electronic devices ("phase-change")

"A team of scientists has announced a breakthrough in computer memory technology that heralded more sophisticated and reliable MP3 players, digital cameras and other devices. Scientists from IBM, Macronix and Qimonda said they developed a …

A Terabyte of Data on a Regular DVD?

"Imagine taking the entire collection of historical documents at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum and storing it on a single DVD. University of Central Florida Chemistry Professor Kevin D. Belfield and his team have cracked a …

iTunes sales drop dramatically

"A new report on digital music sales casts doubt on the power of Apple Computer to reshape the music industry and turn around a long-term slump in music sales."[...] Read On

National Board of Review picks Pixar's Cars as 'Best Animated Feature'

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Fujitsu Announces 300GB Notebook Drive

"This just in from Tokyo: Fujitsu has developed a whopping 300GB hard drive for use in notebooks and video recorders, according to IDG Bureau Chief Martyn Williams. The drive, the largest in its class, is a 2.5-inch type with a serial ATA …

Adobe CS3 beta available Friday

"The Photoshop CS3 beta, which will be posted to the Adobe Labs website on friday, will include Adobe Bridge and Device Central components, and be available simultaneously for both the Mac and Windows operating systems." "People familiar w…

New VLC media player available (free)

A new version of the VLC media player has just been released (0.8.6). VLC is a video/audio player that can both play and encode. It is an alternative to Windows Media Player and Apple's Quicktime. Major new features: It can now play WMV 9 …

Winny開発者に有罪

Winny開発者の金子被告は罰金150万円(求刑・懲役1年)の有罪判決を下されました。 あれだけ騒ぎになったのでしょうがないですね。。。 けど、個人的には金子被告に感謝しています。 記事