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New leader says Bluetooth has 'just scratched the surface'

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Mark Powell The Bluetooth Special Interest Group, an industry consortium headquartered in the Seattle region, this morning named a new executive director, wireless veteran Mark Powell, who will oversee efforts to push the short-range wireless technology into new settings and applications. Powell, previously an executive with Kineto Wireless, which he...
New leader says Bluetooth has 'just scratched the surface'

Have You Jailbroken Your Ford Lately?

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At a not-too-distant point in our future, this will be a serious question. Today Ford and Bug Labs announced that they are jointly supporting the first open source car software. Think of it as your car's API. You'll need to install a small $40 piece of hardware to interact with...
Have You Jailbroken Your Ford Lately?

Industry Consortium to Tackle Open Spec for Software Use Across Multicore Devices

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Companies including Advanced Micro Devices and ARM have formed a consortium to provide an open specification for software to be written and deployed in a......
Industry Consortium to Tackle Open Spec for Software Use Across Multicore Devices
Geek of the Week: Mike Foley, Bluetooth leader, prepares for new chapter

★ GIF, H.264, and Patents

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Arthur Wyatt, in a post on MetaFilter regarding the battle over HTML5 video codecs: However Mozilla have taken a stance against incorporating H.264 into Firefox on the grounds that it is patented and has to be licensed. Arguments are now being made for and against Mozilla sticking to its ideals....
★ GIF, H.264, and Patents

Intel’s 3-D transistors are now in production!

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Intel has introduced its latest generation of processor cores at 22 nanometers, which hit the market today. The new chips are up to 20 percent faster and consume 20 percent less energy, but the biggest news for Intel is that these chips are the first that will use its new...
Intel’s 3-D transistors are now in production!
Qualcomm Atheros expects a smoother rollout for next-generation WiFi
Red Hat: Yes, Windows 8 Machines Will Run Linux

Imagination buys chip design firm MIPS for $60m, 498 patents sold to industry consortium for $350m

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More M&A in the wonderful world of chips. MIPS Technologies has been for sale for quite a while, but now things are finally moving: the semiconductor design company formerly known as MIPS Computer Systems has been acquired by UK-based Imagination for $60 million. In addition, MIPS, which offers processor architectures...
Imagination buys chip design firm MIPS for $60m, 498 patents sold to industry consortium for $350m

Consortium takes steps to break multicore programming barriers

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Programming for multicore systems can be complex, so an industry consortium led by Advanced Micro Devices has taken a step ahead in its goal to eliminate development challenges so applications are portable across devices, architectures and operating systemsThe HSA (Heterogeneous System Architecture) Foundation on Tuesday is expected to introduce...
Consortium takes steps to break multicore programming barriers
YouView racing to be in homes for Olympics

Cloud Collaboration Service FuzeBox Hires VoIP Pioneer Michael Knappe

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FuzeBox, the surprisingly cool cloud-based service that produces virtual meetings and collaboration sessions that actually work and allow you to get things done, has just made a key hire, sources at the company tell AllThingsD. The company, which over the summer landed an impressive $20 million Series A round of...
Cloud Collaboration Service FuzeBox Hires VoIP Pioneer Michael Knappe

ARM vs. Intel: Servers The Size Of A Smartphone?

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A new industry consortium launched Thursday is putting Intel on notice: Your hold on processors for servers is about to be challenged by ARM, the processor family that has exploded on tablets and smartphones in the past few years. The Linaro Enterprise Group bands together some major players in ARM...
ARM vs. Intel: Servers The Size Of A Smartphone?
VMware isn’t going to let network virtualization pass it by
Intel's Smart Connect updates your laptop while its sleeping.
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