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NVIDIA open CUDA source code
[ 13 Dec 2011 | No Comment | 1,467 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 | 6,807 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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Two new hot tablet from Motorola, Xyboard 10.1 and 8.2
[ 13 Dec 2011 | No Comment | 1,533 supporters ]

Motorola has just launched two variants of it tablet called Xyboard.  There is a 10.1 inch version and version 8.2. Both have the same shape but different in size.
For the latest tablet, Motorola has been using the best materials and quality when they see criticism received by the Galaxy Tab using plastic as the body but Motorola also features metal screws to show exclusivity of their tablets.
In terms of volume and power button placement, Xyboard 8.2 may be regarded as a portrait-shaped tablets, while version 10.1 is for suitable for …

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Nokia showcases bold portfolio of new phones, services and accessories at Nokia World
[ 27 Oct 2011 | No Comment | 1,247 supporters ]

At Nokia World, the company’s annual event for customers, partners and developers, Nokia demonstrated clear progress on its strategy by unveiling a bold portfolio of innovative phones, services and accessories, including the first smartphones in its Windows Phone-based Nokia Lumia range. The stunningly social Nokia Lumia 800 brings content to life with head-turning design, Nokia’s best social and Internet experience, familiar Nokia elements, such as leading imaging capabilities and new signature experiences. The colorful and affordable Nokia Lumia 710is a no-nonsense smartphone that brings the Lumia experience to more people …

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AMD releasing FX starting today
[ 12 Oct 2011 | No Comment | 1,559 supporters ]

AMD FX Series Processor Box
AMD today unleashed the AMD FX family of CPUs, delivering a fully unlocked and customizable experience for desktop PC users. The AMD FX series of desktop CPUs includes the first-ever eight-core desktop processor, enabling extreme multi-display gaming, mega-tasking and HD content creation for PC and digital enthusiasts – all for less than $245 (suggested U.S. retail price). This marks the first retail availability of processors that use AMD’s new multi-core architecture (codenamed “Bulldozer”), which is included in AMD’s upcoming server CPU (codenamed “Interlagos”) and the next-generation …

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