Monthly Archives: August 2011

Apple’s Jobs, beset by health issues, resigns – Business – US business | NBC News

Staff  /  Reuters Steve Jobs is shown in this combination of file photos dating (top row left to right) 2000, 2003, 2005, (bottom row left to right) 2006, 2008 and 2009. Silicon Valley legend Steve Jobs, who has been on medical leave for an undisclosed condition since Jan. 17, resigned as chief executive of Apple Wednesday, saying […]

Intel Discloses New Architecture Features of Next Generation Itanium Processor “Poulson”

Intel Discloses New Architecture Features of Next Generation Itanium Processor “Poulson”. During the Hot Chips conference at Stanford University, Intel Corporation announced new architecture features of its upcoming Itanium processor, codenamed “Poulson.” The new features: Intel Instruction Replay Technology, Intel Hyper-Threading Technology improvements and Itanium New Instructions are aimed to take full advantage of the […]

IBM’s cognitive computing chip functions like a human brain, heralds our demise (video)

After having created a supercomputer capable of hanging with Jeopardy’s finest, IBM has now taken another step toward human-like artificial intelligence, with an experimental chip designed to function like a real brain. Developed as part of aDARPA project called SyNAPSE (Systems of Neuromorphic Adaptive Plastic Scalable Electronics), IBM’s so-called “neurosynaptic computing chip” features a silicon core capable […]

Google to Acquire Motorola Mobility – Investor Relations – Google

Combination will Supercharge Android, Enhance Competition, and Offer Wonderful User Experiences MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA and LIBERTYVILLE, IL – AUGUST 15, 2011 – Google Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOG) and Motorola Mobility Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: MMI) today announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement under which Google will acquire Motorola Mobility for $40.00 per share in cash, […]

DailyTech – SETI Receives Over $200,000 in Donations; Allen Telescope Array Back in Action

In June, SETI and its fans in Silicon Valley organized a website for donations called SETIstars Back in April of this year, the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence Institute (SETI) was temporarily shut down due to reduced federal dollars and a state budget crisis. But after receiving hundreds of thousands of dollars in donations from fans, SETI is […]