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Nvidia releases new Tesla M2090 GPU

Posted by Robert Dow on May 18th 2011 | Permalink
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Equipped with 512 CUDA parallel processing cores, the new Tesla delivers 665 GigaFLOPS of peak double-precision performance and 178 GB/sec memory bandwidth. Systems with M2090 will be available imminently from OEMs. HP has introduced the new ProLiant SL servers with up to 3 Teslas per system.You can read more about the GPU

JPR releases new Graphics Add-In Board report for Q1 2011

Posted by Robert Dow on May 17th 2011 | Permalink
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Graphics Add-in Board shipments increased a modest 0.2% from last quarter. Overall shipments of graphics AIBs for the quarter came in slightly above the last quarter at 19.03 million units compared to 18.84 million for Q4’10. Shipments in Q1 2011 did not exceed the same quarter a year ago. Read more on the new

The Endeavor took flight this morning in the 2nd to last mission for the program

Posted by Robert Dow on May 16th 2011 | Permalink
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The Endeavor is set to deliver an Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer to the International Space Station during its 16 day mission in space. The space shuttle program which first took flight on April 12, 1981 has only one flight left on the schedule. The shuttle computers only carry one megabyte of memory up into

New Z68 Express Sandy Bridge Chipset released by Intel

Posted by Robert Dow on May 12th 2011 | Permalink
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The Z68 chipset offers new overclocking and caching features for PC enthusiasts who want more control over Sandy Bridge based systems. The 20GB Intel SSD 311 is optimized for the new Intel Smart Response Technology caching feature in Z68 which helps speed boot times, application loads, and many other PC uses.

Siemens PLM riding high

Posted by Robert Dow on May 11th 2011 | Permalink
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Siemens PLM is rebooting after its acquisition in 2007 and an industry-wide recession that gave everyone a chance to rethink the way they build products and go to market. Siemens PLM, with the old guard in charge, is ready to make new progress. Read more about Siemens and the PLM User

Microsoft to pay out $8.5 Billion for Skype

Posted by Robert Dow on May 10th 2011 | Permalink
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In the largest deal in the history of Microsoft the software company swoops in to acquire Skype. Skype the leader in IP voice calling and video conferencing was being wooed by both Google and Facebook before Microsoft made their $8.5 Billion offer. Many are balking about the huge price tag but

Nvidia aquires modem maker Icera

Posted by Robert Dow on May 9th 2011 | Permalink
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Nvidia buys Icera for $367 Million; Icera based in Bristol, England, produces baseband processor for 3G and 4G cellular phones and tablets and well as a host of patents. Will this put Nvidia in direct competition with Qualcomm for the mobile market? Jon has his say - see his blog "Getting

Its the first week of May, and a New Version of JPR’s TechWatch is now available

Posted by Robert Dow on May 5th 2011 | Permalink
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Featured in this weeks TechWatch read about "The tablets of the season", a report from the LA Game Industry Conference, what is going on at Pixelogic and a look at the financial reports of Apple, Intel and AMD. You can download your version of TechWatch here.

Surprising Q1 Results, Graphics Shipments Up 10.3% While PC Shipments Down 5%

Posted by Robert Dow on May 3rd 2011 | Permalink
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JPR found that GPU shipments during the first quarter of 2011 behaved according to past years with regard to seasonality, and was nominal on a year-to-year comparison for the quarter. Please read more on the Q1 2011 MarketWatch report here.

NEW TechWatch now available

Posted by Webmaster on May 3rd 2011 | Permalink
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TechWatch for May 3rd 2011 is now available for download.