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Think You Need More Computing Power? Are You Sure?

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Think You Need More Computing Power? Are You Sure?
The future according to John Doerr (Or: How Twitter can become the fifth big company in tech)

How Alan Turing Set the Rules for Computing

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On Saturday, British mathematician Alan Turing would have turned 100 years old. It is barely fathomable to think that none of the computing power surrounding us......
How Alan Turing Set the Rules for Computing

University of Cambridge chip moves data in 3D through magnetic spin

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Chips that have 3D elements to them are very much real. Moving data in 3D hasn't been truly viable until now, however, which makes an experimental chip from the University of Cambridge that much more special. By sandwiching a layer of ruthenium atoms between cobalt and platinum, researchers found...
University of Cambridge chip moves data in 3D through magnetic spin

Why performance will help Google steal cloud customers from Amazon

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This week’s announcement by Google of its new Google Compute Engine cloud offering is a big deal, and GigaOM’s coverage to date has been pretty spot on. However, having read the excellent coverage by Om Malik and Derrick Harris, as well as some interesting analysis on other sites (like here and here), I’m stuck with...
Why performance will help Google steal cloud customers from Amazon
Forget Cleantech -- It's Cleanweb at SXSW

Facebook launching 'Graph Search,' a personalized social search engine, beta starts today

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Facebook this morning announced "Graph Search," a way to search all of Facebook's content for queries tailored to your profile. CEO Mark Zuckerberg explained the search by saying, "Graph Search is meant to answer very specific questions like 'Who are my friends in San Francisco?" But worry not, privacy...
Facebook launching 'Graph Search,' a personalized social search engine, beta starts today

Lynx A 3D point-and-shoot camera/tablet does motion capture and 3D modeling, we go hands-on

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Earlier this year, a group of enterprising students from the University of Texas unveiled the Lynx A 3D camera and asked for money to fund its construction on Kickstarter. Since then, they've soared past their funding goal of $50,000, and are getting ready to ship out their first set...
Lynx A 3D point-and-shoot camera/tablet does motion capture and 3D modeling, we go hands-on
SpaceX Team Tells Us To Learn C++, Says They'll Take Us To Mars In 5 Years

New pictures and details emerge on Microsoft’s Courier “digital journal”

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After catching a glimpse of Microsoft’s intriguing Courier device last fall — a dual screen multitouch and pen-based digital booklet — we’ve heard little about it. Now Engadget is reporting on new Courier pictures and details which bring the device one step closer to reality. The Courier is being...
New pictures and details emerge on Microsoft’s Courier “digital journal”
Broadcom unveils first Ultra HD TV home gateway chip
World's fastest supercomputer from '09 is now obsolete, will be dismantled

Preorders For TheGaming-Focused Razer Edge Tablet Start March 1st, Prices Start At $999

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Surface Pro fanboys, Take notice. Your hot little tablet will soon be the runner-up in the ever-growing category of “incredibly expensive Windows 8 tablets aimed at a tiny, but rabid demographic”. Razer just announced that the Edge and Edge Pro gaming tablet will ship in late March, with the startup accepting...
Preorders For TheGaming-Focused Razer Edge Tablet Start March 1st, Prices Start At $999

Harnessing the computing power of low-cost mobile phones

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The use of low-cost mobile phones in conjunction with the free EpiSurveyor software drastically cut costs for data collection and analysis in developing regions while enabling quicker times for quality control and improving implementation speed....
Harnessing the computing power of low-cost mobile phones
Amazon Web Services Is Going On A Sales Hiring Binge (AMZN)

Suddenly, This Founder Has Become A Key Soldier In An $80 Billion Computing Battle (INTC, DELL)

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There's a war on for control of a hugely important market, cloud computing--and an enterpreneur you've never heard of, Boris Renski, is smack in the middle of it. Renski's startup, Mirantis, gained some powerful allies today with a $10 million investment from Intel Capital, Dell Ventures, and West Summit Capital,...
Suddenly, This Founder Has Become A Key Soldier In An $80 Billion Computing Battle (INTC, DELL)
Model brain with 2.5 million neurons configures itself to solve problems
How close are we to truly photorealistic, real-time games?

SimCity launch debacle drags on, as EA disables features

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Even if you have little interest in SimCity, it's worth paying attention to the messy launch of the series' long-awaited reboot. Like it or not, this is the future of large-scale video games. For three days now, players have complained of issues connecting with the SimCity's servers. One report...
SimCity launch debacle drags on, as EA disables features

Read/Write Daily: Beyond Moore's Law

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Today’s theme is beyond Moore’s Law. For almost 50 years, tech has progressed under the dogma that computing power will double every two years. But Moore’s Law is approaching its physical limit. What comes next? Physicist and futurist Michio Kaku explains the physical limits of Moore’s Law. Computing after...
Read/Write Daily: Beyond Moore's Law

Russian malware mines bitcoins through botnet

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A Russian porn site is delivering malware that uses the victims' computers to mine bitcoins, according to research from ThreatTrack Security.The malware, named "Fareit," has been circulating on the Internet for at least six months and infects Windows computers. It has been modified to "mine" the virtual currency, said...
Russian malware mines bitcoins through botnet
Google officially launches Google Fiber in Kansas City

Ubuntu for Android could turn your phone into a powerful desktop computer

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What if you could run around town with your Android phone using it like you normally do and when you get to the office all you have to do is dock it and start your day? That’s exactly what Ubuntu wants to do with its pitch to Android handset manufacturers...
Ubuntu for Android could turn your phone into a powerful desktop computer
Here's How Amazon Will Win Over The CIA And Keep Rivals Away From The $80 Billion Cloud-Computing Market (AMZN)

Pi Day Contest: What's Your Vision for Quantum Computing?

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To celebrate Pi Day on March 14th (3.14), we're giving away a cool Pi Day T Shirt from ThinkGeek. To win our Pi Day Contest, we want to know your vision for Quantum Computing. The possibilities are exciting. Many people, including RWW's Mobile guru, Dan Rowinski, believe it may be...
Pi Day Contest: What's Your Vision for Quantum Computing?

ReadWrite's Mission: To Map The Programmable World

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Howdy. I'm new around here, as you may have heard. And as the site's editor-in-chief, I'm delighted to join the community of readers, writers, thinkers, tinkerers, and creators who have flocked to ReadWrite over the past decade. It's a natural reflex to ask, "Who's this new guy, and what's he...
ReadWrite's Mission: To Map The Programmable World

Watson now officially fighting cancer, from the cloud

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After about a year of training its Watson system on more than 600,000 pieces of medical evidence and 2 million pages of medical research, IBM is now offering a cloud-based Watson service to help oncologists develop the best-possible treatments for cancer patients. Watson schooling our own Stacey Higginbotham at Jeopardy...
Watson now officially fighting cancer, from the cloud
Jolicloud expands its simple aggregator for personal clouds
Back To School: The Best Ultrathin Notebook

MIT: We’re one step closer to self-replicating objects

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We’ve already seen 3-D printers that create previously designed objects, but what about smart grains of sand that self-replicate things? It’s not science fiction, according to MIT. The Distributed Robotics Laboratory (DRL) at MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory is demonstrating intelligent, one centimeter cubes that can assume any shape through magnetism...
MIT: We’re one step closer to self-replicating objects
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