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Feature

MIT, Vienna University Develop 'Optical Transistors'

Researchers have managed to tune the polarization of light, possibly creating a road to developing optical computers.

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How-To

How to Stretch Your SSD Storage's Life

A look at what wears down SSD drives, what to put on SSD, and what to put on HDD and how you can ensure a longer lasting SSD.

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Video

Intel's New Atom Chips Peak on Performance, Power Consumption

Intel’s upcoming Atom chips with the new Silvermont CPU architecture will be up to three times faster and five times more power efficient than their predecessors.

Intel's First Quad-Core Atom Chip for Tablets Coming Later This Year

Code-named Bay Trail the 22-nanometer quad-core Atom processor will offer double the performance on Intel's current tablet chip Clover Trail.

Intel's Q4 earnings strong despite Atom revenue drop

While Intel saw a big drop in revenue from its Atom processors, it still managed to post a net income of US$3.5 billion in the fourth quarter.

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News

IoT Inspires New Components for Energy, Wireless

A vibration-harvesting power supply and a chip architecture for low-power communications are the latest entries.

Flipkart’s CTO Explains the Xiaomi Launch Outage

Amod Malviya, CTO, Flipkart, says the outage was not due to an infrastructure failure. He says changes in the nature of traffic affect Flipkart’s complex algorithms, and throw up hidden choke points that don’t show up in routine stress tests.

IEEE: Cars with no Steering Wheels, Brake Pedals, Horns by 2035

As more autonomous features are being incorporated into cars, there will soon be a time when they will be manufactured without some of the equipment that is commonplace today, reveals an IEEE survey.

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Opinion

VDI or Session Virtualization: Which is Best for You?

There are two types of virtual desktop computing: one-to-one desktop virtualization, known as VDI, or one-to-many, known as session-based desktop virtualization.

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