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MSI Big Bang-XPower II support of 4-way NVIDIA SLI / AMD CrossFire
[ 4 Jan 2012 | No Comment | 1,611 supporters ]

Leading mainboard manufacturer MSI announces today the official release of the Big Bang-XPower II, a flagship mainboard based on the Intel® X79 Express chipset! Featuring the latest PCI Express Gen 3 standard and 4-way NVIDIA SLI / AMD CrossFire technology with 8 slots of Quad-Channel memory to achieve extreme performance, the Big Bang-XPower II mainboard also adapts a 22-phase PWM design with Hybrid Digital Power, and incorporates dual 8-pin CPU and single 6-pin VGA power connectors to reach Xtreme Power Design. With the introduction of MIL-STD-810G certified Military Class III …

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Yahoo! Appoints Scott Thompson Chief Executive Officer
[ 4 Jan 2012 | No Comment | 1,201 supporters ]

Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ: YHOO), the premier digital media company, today announced the appointment of Scott Thompson as Chief Executive Officer, effective January 9, 2012 , at which time Tim Morse will resume his role as Chief Financial Officer. Thompson has also been appointed to the Company’s Board of Directors, effective January 9, 2012.

Thompson served most recently as President of PayPal, a division of eBay, where he continued his established track record of growing businesses by driving customer engagement built on strong technology platforms. Under his leadership, PayPal solidified its lead …

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AMD Radeon 7000 series available now, start from 7970
[ 21 Dec 2011 | No Comment | 1,192 supporters ]

AMD today launched the AMD Radeon™ HD 7970 graphics card for desktop PCs, introducing the world’s fastest single GPU graphics card and the only GPU based on 28nm production technology.1 With the arrival of the AMD Radeon HD 7970, AMD has unleashed its revolutionary new Graphics Core Next Architecture that enables new levels of gaming and compute capabilities – realizing an improvement of over 150% in performance/sq mm over the prior generation.2 Engineered with support for PCI Express 3.0 and AMD CrossFire™ technology, the AMD Radeon HD 7970 graphics …

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NVIDIA open CUDA source code
[ 13 Dec 2011 | No Comment | 1,389 supporters ]

NVIDIA today announced that it will provide the source code for the new NVIDIA® CUDA® LLVM-based compiler to academic researchers and software-tool vendors, enabling them to more easily add GPU support for more programming languages and support CUDA applications on alternative processor architectures.
LLVM is a widely-used open source compiler infrastructure with a modular design that makes it easy to add support for new programming languages and processor architectures. It is used for a range of programming requirements by many leading companies, including Adobe, Apple, Cray, Electronic Arts, and others.
The new LLVM-based CUDA …

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PROPOSED ESTABLISHMENT OF THE BOARD OF COMPUTING PROFESSIONALS MALAYSIA (BCPM) OPEN DAY
[ 13 Dec 2011 | No Comment | 6,712 supporters ]

The Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation (MOSTI) held an Open Day today to engage the public on the establishment of the proposed Board of Computing Professionals Malaysia (BCPM). The objectives of the open day were to:
(i) Inform the public on the establishment of the proposed BCPM;
(ii) Allow public viewing of the Draft Computing Professionals Bill; and
(iii) Provide a venue for feedbacks and opinions on the draft of the Computing Professionals Bill.
The impetus for the establishment of the proposed BCPM was initiated from the National ICT Human Resources Task Force …

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