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An edited collection of advanced computing news from Communications of the ACM, ACM TechNews, other ACM resources, and news sites around the Web.
Apple has decided to use Intel's upcoming Sandy Bridge processors in its MacBook line, a transition that will occur in 2011, squeezing out Nvidia's graphics processors...CNET From ACM News | December 10, 2010
When the first Windows operating system was introduced by Microsoft, Ronald Reagan was in the White House, John Hughes was introducing touching teen stereotypes...CNET From ACM News | November 23, 2010
It's likely you've got an Apple product plugged into your ears when you're listening to music. Making a phone call? One out of every five people buying a smartphone...CNET From ACM News | November 9, 2010
Two years ago, when the FBI was stymied by a band of armed robbers known as the "Scarecrow Bandits" that had robbed more than 20 Texas banks, it came up with aconvicted...CNET From ACM News | February 11, 2010
Peiter Zatko--a respected hacker known as "Mudge"--has been tapped to be a program manager at DARPA, where he will be in charge of funding research designed toDARPA...CNET From ACM News | February 10, 2010
If wireless operators thought they'd faced a deluge of data traffic from the iPhone, they haven't seen anything yet, according to a survey from network equipment...CNET From ACM News | February 9, 2010
count likely knows that police can peek inside it if they have a paper search warrant.
But cybercrime investigators are frustrated by the speed of traditionalone...CNET From ACM News | February 3, 2010
IBM will release a new Power7 chip next year that could lead to the development of the world's fastest supercomputer. The IBM Blue Waters project supercomputer...CNet From ACM TechNews | December 8, 2009
The Wi-Fi Alliance has formed a task group to determine what standards need to be modified to ensure Wi-Fi is the tool of choice for smart-grid applications.
The...CNET From ACM News | November 11, 2009
The Obama administration has introduced a cloud computing policy that aims to lower infrastructure costs and reduce the environmental impact of government computing...CNet From ACM TechNews | September 18, 2009
Big Blue's supercomputers are among the greenest in the world. The June Green500 list, published by Green500.org, showed that 18 of the top 20 greenest supercomputers...CNet From ACM News | July 14, 2009
IBM researchers are exploring ways of using social computing to encourage greater collaboration among enterprise users in an effort to make it easier for businesses...CNET From ACM TechNews | March 13, 2009