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Intel Demos 48-Core CPU

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RESOURCES: Financial Services Techs: Ready for 2010?

InformationWeek Daily

 Friday, December 4, 2009 


"Men have become the tools of their tools."
-- Henry David Thoreau 


Intel Demos 48-Core CPU

The single-chip cloud computer aims to dramatically boost performance and power efficiency in laptops, desktops, and servers.


How Cloud Computing Changes IT Organizations

Q&A: Microsoft Exec Bob Muglia On Cloud, Azure

Interop: CIOs Eye Cloud With Optimistic Caution


Google Accelerates Internet With Public DNS Service

By taking on Internet traffic direction, Google aims to make the Internet more responsive while also deepening its access to valuable traffic data.

Lenovo Offers AT&T Tech Support With PCs

The companies are courting SMBs with the PC and IT support bundle.

TeleCommunication Systems To Acquire Navigation Firm

The $170 million purchase of Networks In Motion will enable TeleCommunication Systems to capitalize on the fast-growing location-based services market.

Bing Launches Streetside Maps

In an effort to match one of Google's most popular features, Microsoft has added tools to Bing Maps that give users a continuous, street level view of many parts of the country.

Bill Requires Treasury To Create TARP Database

The House of Representatives is calling for the Treasury Department to build a standard, Web-accessible database of bank bailout information.

Black Screen Of Death Hits 50,000 PCs

Thousands of Microsoft Windows users download tool in hopes of fixing critical bug.

Motorola Invests In Multitouch Company

The investment in Sensitive Object could eventually lead to Motorola handsets with stronger touch interfaces.

Ciena Beats Nokia To Acquire Nortel Unit

Nortel Siemens Networks made an unsuccessful last-ditch effort to wrest Metro Ethernet Networks from Ciena with a higher bid.

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The Case For Specialized Hardware

Posted By George Crump

As we described in the last few entries, adding storage software to standard servers or even to virtual servers is making more sense for a variety of data centers because of the increased performance capabilities of the Intel processor family. Despite this there may still be times in certain environments where there is a need for specialized storage hardware.


BillShrink: Check TCO Before Buying Smartphones

Posted by Eric Zeman

The average selling price of smartphones may be dropping these days, but that doesn't mean that contract plan prices have dropped, too. BillShrink put together a list of devices and what their total cost of ownership is. Check it out.

YouTube Becomes Light As A 'Feather'

Posted By Eric Zeman

Not all Web connections are created equal. It's with that in mind that Google offered up YouTube Lite today, called "Feather." Its promise is to get those videos playing faster, even if you have a flaky Web connection.

New iPhone App For Car Care Underscores Mobile's Potential

Posted By Bob Evans

Your business is kinda gritty so it's not really possible for you to offer a fancy-schmancy iPhone app, right? Wrong!! A new iPhone app from the AAMCO car-care chain "lets our customers take that peace of mind with them wherever they go by putting our expert technicians right on their phones."

iPhone Headed For T-Mobile?

Posted By Ed Hansberry

For the US, it is generally assumed that the ultimate marriage between device and carrier would be the iPhone on Verizon. The iPhone is unquestionably the most popular single phone out there for consumers and Verizon is the largest network in the US with impressive coverage and a great 3G network. The iPhone though may be headed to T-Mobile first.


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