A physicist examines the science behind the angled swimming starting blocks making their debut in London.
China took the world by surprise last year when it unveiled a previously unknown supercomputer called the Sunway BlueLight MPP. It’s one of the world’s top supercomputers and here’s the kicker: It uses ShenWei SW-3 microprocessors that are made in China.
Now, Intel has introduced a new Xeon chip that could provide Chinese companies with an …
With a quarterly dividend of $ 2.65 per share, buying Apple stock now offers more rewards for long-term, buy-and-hold investment.
AMD is shedding its stake in GlobalFoundries, the semiconductor foundry that it spun off in 2009. Initially, AMD used GlobalFoundries as its sole manufacturer, but it has increasingly turned to other companies such as TSMC after GlobalFoundries struggled to build working chips on its 32nm process.
In September, Intel showed off the Claremont processor, a research prototype so energy-efficient it can run Windows on the power generated by a palm-size solar cell. Now, the company is also using the processor’s Near Threshold Voltage technique in memory chips and graphics processors, and the technique’s public status has also been upgraded from may-not-see-the-light-of-day to likely-to-turn-up-in-products.