Sylvie Barak

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Full immersion cooling system for desktops released

Full immersion cooling system for desktops released

Hardcore Computer, the U.S. based system maker, says it has launched its Reactor line of premium systems, complete with a full-immersion cooling desktop system.
Oct 24 2008 3:08PM
LinkedIn pulls in millions more in funding

LinkedIn pulls in millions more in funding

Professional social neworking site LinkedIn has announced that it has raised US$22.7 million in additional funding to warm it through the icy financial winter.
Oct 24 2008 6:58AM
Online job applications raise fears of identity theft

Online job applications raise fears of identity theft

People who send their CVs to online job sites may be putting themselves at risk of identity theft according to a fraud prevention experiment.
Oct 21 2008 6:35AM
Intel to launch more core 2 duos in late December

Intel to launch more core 2 duos in late December

Intel plans to launch one of its last batches of Core 2 mobile processors towards the end of December, according to sources in the Taiwanese rumour mill.
Oct 20 2008 3:25PM
AMD co founder Ed Turney dies

AMD co founder Ed Turney dies

AMD co founder, Ed Turney, has died of brain cancer at his old age home in Cupertino, aged 79.
Oct 20 2008 6:52AM
IBM makes a billion here, a billion there

IBM makes a billion here, a billion there

IBM has defied analyst predictions, posting a 20 per cent increase in the third quarter profit over last year, despite poor hardware sales.
Oct 18 2008 10:28AM
Google patches up its Chrome developer version a bit

Google patches up its Chrome developer version a bit

Google has released a developer update to its Chrome Web browser which purportedly deals with some of the crashing and video issues which were occurring.
Oct 17 2008 7:21AM
Nvidia introduces GeForce 9 series mGPUs

Nvidia introduces GeForce 9 series mGPUs

Nvidia introduces its new GeForce 9-Series mGPUs with the bombastic claim that “the integrated graphics motherboard as you know it is dead”, staking the claim that the integrated, single chip design will show game-changing performance of up to five times better than on Intel integrated graphics.
Oct 16 2008 3:10PM
Sun and Fujitsu make huge leap in server performance

Sun and Fujitsu make huge leap in server performance

Sun and Fujitsu will today show off a new, purportedly energy efficient, line of server systems based on a multi core Sun chip for high-performance and demanding tasks like server virtualisation and consolidation.
Oct 14 2008 12:02AM
Microsoft could pick Blackberry

Microsoft could pick Blackberry

Research In Motion (RIM) is in danger of being plucked by Microsoft as the firm’s market value continues to slide due to the financial crisis and pressure on margins.
Oct 13 2008 12:15AM
Intel flogs rackmount server biz to Kontron

Intel flogs rackmount server biz to Kontron

Maker of German mini computers, Kontron, is snapping up Intel’s rackmount server business.
Oct 7 2008 12:46AM
Quantum leap for photonic modulation

Quantum leap for photonic modulation

Researchers at Stanford have made a breakthrough which could give quantum cryptography, information processing, and even memory storage a big boost, by modulating the time profile of a single photon.
Oct 3 2008 7:40AM
Intel to train 150,000 African teachers

Intel to train 150,000 African teachers

Intel has the emerging African market in its sights and in efforts to win it over, says it will train 150,000 African teachers in tech by 2012 in the “Intel Teach Programme”.
Sep 25 2008 3:07PM
Dell tries new method to conquer developing markets

Dell tries new method to conquer developing markets

Dell has said it will sell PCs in stores rather than just online, in a move to cater specifically to emerging markets.
Sep 24 2008 9:26AM
Mass layoffs coming at Nvidia

Mass layoffs coming at Nvidia

Nvidia will be reducing its global workforce by six-and-a-half per cent.
Sep 19 2008 9:11AM
Dark days ahead for component makers

Dark days ahead for component makers

The chips will stay down for the tech industry until at least the end of 2009, say component suppliers.
Sep 18 2008 9:47AM
62,000 phones and PDAs left in London cabs

62,000 phones and PDAs left in London cabs

During the past six months, dozy Londoners have left a whopping 55,843 mobile phones and 6,193 other handheld devices in the back of black cabs, according to a report.
Sep 17 2008 3:26PM
Bankrupt banks' memorabilia does roaring trade on Ebay

Bankrupt banks' memorabilia does roaring trade on Ebay

Lehman Brothers and Merril Lynch aren’t the only ones frantically liquidating assets this week. Ex-employees are flogging their bank memorabilia on Ebay faster than you can say 'Chapter 11'.
Sep 17 2008 9:22AM
Netbooks to blame for loss of revenues, says Quanta

Netbooks to blame for loss of revenues, says Quanta

Quanta Computer saw its revenues take a dive this August, something the company is apparently blaming on increased sales in netbooks.
Sep 15 2008 6:30AM
Nvidia pumps hybrid graphics to laptop makers

Nvidia pumps hybrid graphics to laptop makers

Sony, Siemens and Benq have announced notebooks using hybrid graphics that allow users to 'dynamically switch' between Intel’s Centrino 2 integrated graphics and a discrete Nvidia Geforce GPU.
Sep 13 2008 12:20PM

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