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FlexCV - Computer Vision for Everyone Until now computer vision has only been accessible to software engineers. FlexCV changes this!...

December 14, 2014 By Apulus

SPDX format is key to success or failure of Linux Foundation's Open Compliance Program

Add the Linux Foundation to the numerous list of organizations and companies founded to protect Linux users and developers from legal risk.At the opening of the annual LinuxCon 2010 here today in Boston, the San Francisco-based foundation, which sponsors the work of Linux creator Linus Tovalds, announced a new open compliance program with the support of heavy hitters including Google, Adobe, Cisco, Novell, AMD, ARM, HP, IBM, Intel, Sony, Nokia and Motorola.

August 10, 2010 by

PlayStation - The Perils of Secrecy: is it Game Over?

Microsoft's XBox 360's core technology was essentially funded and developed by Sony without them knowing, as detailed in the excellent book 'The Race for a New Games Machine' by David Shippy and Mickie Phipps.Sony partnered with Toshiba and IBM in 2001 to begin creation of the 'Cell' processor - a powerful, state of the art chip that would redefine PC scale power.

April 17, 2009 by

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September 25, 2013 By FireCuva

Gaming technology helps finding oil

With the help of an IBM supercomputer, University of Houston (UH) seismic researchers are using video game technology to help them more effectively target oil reserves. IBM has installed a Cell Broadband Engine (Cell/B.E.) system 'that represents a new generation of powerful supercomputers with substantial parallelism built in at the core level.' The Cell chip, which was developed by IBM, Sony and Toshiba, was originally designed for products such as the Sony PlayStation3. But it also can deliver supercomputing performance for data-intensive processing like seismic exploration. And according to UH, the Cell chip could soon have 34 core units instead of 9 today. But this not confirmed by other sources, so let's wait to see if there is some truth behind this rumor.

September 21, 2007 by

Firepad Picture Viewer

Firepad Picture Viewer (aka FireViewer) puts your favorite pictures, videos and simple Web applications on any Palm handheld. Firepad...

March 21, 2009 By Firepad

Processor battle: 10 high-end notebooks tested

 High-end notebooks  Notebook reviews: Acer Travelmate 800 Acer Ferrari 3000LMi AOpen B165 Dell Latitude D505 IBM ThinkPad G40 Pioneer Powerbook AMD 8355 QDI Alacritas 520-K8 Sony Vaio PCG-GRT40  Toshiba Tecra M2 TPG Widescreen Notebook  Specifications How we tested Look out for...

April 23, 2004 by

Don't carry that weight: 7 ultralight notebooks tested

 Ultralight notebooks  Notebook reviews: AOpen Openbook 1555 Apple PowerBook G4 Dell Latitude D400 Fujitsu Lifebook 6120 IBM ThinkPad X31 Sony Vaio PCG-TR1 Toshiba Portégé R100 Specifications How we tested Sample scenarios Editor's choice Final words About RMIT If you're out on the road a lot, you want a notebook that won't give you a sore shoulder at the end of the day, but you may not want to give up all the features of a full-sized notebook.

October 17, 2003 by

PlayStation 3 chip to arrive in 2005

Sony said it is readying a test production line for the Cell processor, which is ultimately planned to power everything from the PlayStation 3 to IBM servers.

October 9, 2003

Investigating alternatives to the floppy drive

Data storage mechanisms have come a long way since IBM proudly introduced the first "memory disk" in 1971. By the end of the '70s, a number of manufacturers were churning out 5.25-in. floppy disks. Sony introduced the now-ubiquitous 3.5-in. floppy disk an

April 20, 2003 by

Tiny Trek takes on sumo Sony

Trek Technology, a maker of thumb-sized storage devices, has fired off a warning letter to Japanese electronics maker Sony over alleged patent infringement. ThumbDrive is a portable, removable storage drive with Universal Serial Bus (USB) connectivity. Since its debut more than two years ago, the device has been licensed by multinational firms such as IBM and Sonnet Technologies, a Macintosh processor upgrade provider. Sony sells a competing product called Micro Vault, which touts similar features as the ThumbDrive. For the full story on CNet Asia go to,39001147,39046475,00.htm. --Irene Tham, Special to ZDNet News

June 4, 2002 by

Linux toolmaker lands cash from Panasonic

Panasonic, the consumer-electronics powerhouse, has invested in embedded Linux seller MontaVista Software. MontaVista produces versions of Linux and associated programming tools for non-PC computing devices such as network routers, handheld computers and automatic teller machines. Sunnyvale, Calif.-based MontaVista announced the investment Tuesday, but didn't disclose how much Panasonic is investing. MontaVista announced a $28 million investment in January from Sony, IBM, and previous investors including U.S. Venture Partners, Alloy Ventures, Intel Capital, RRE Ventures and WR Hambrecht. Panasonic is a subsidiary of Matsushita Electric Industrial. --Stephen Shankland, Special to ZDNet News

March 12, 2002 by

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