Most desktop computers today, when not in use, power down their hard drives to save energy. While this may be very green, it also incurs minor, though sometimes frustrating, delays.
- By Joab Jackson
An Nvidia representative today confirmed the view that Intel is delaying release of the Universal Serial Bus 3.0 specification to chipmakers.
The High Performance Computing Center North (HPC2N), a Swedish consortium of universities and research centers based out of Umea University, is installing a supercomputer that combines IBM Cell Broadband Engines and Power processors with quad-core Intel Xeon processors running both Windows and Linux in a dual-boot configuration.
Rumors that Intel is not releasing Universal Serial Bus 3.0 specification to its technology partners in a timely manner have prompted a rebuttal.
A National Nuclear Security Administration supercomputer has achieved an operational rate of 1 petaflop making the Roadrunner the world's fastest computer, the agency announced today.
- By Joab Jackson and William Jackson
Microsoft and One Laptop per Child announced an agreement Thursday to put Windows XP Professional on OLPC XO laptops in emerging markets along with Linux.
A former Microsoft employee appears to be coming to the rescue of those suffering from the XP SP3 endless reboot cycle that can happen on computers with AMD processors
A bug that caused problems when backing up files in Windows Home Server has been fixed, according to an announcement issued by Microsoft on Wednesday.
Deepening its existing partner relationship with Dell as a new competitive dynamic and pricing model unfolds, Citrix has announced the availability of a Dell-specific embedded version of XenServer for Dell PowerEdge servers.
PCs are moving to multi-core as operating systems, applications and languages struggle to keep up.
The Response Point phone system takes center stage at Microsoft's annual online-only event for entrepreneurs.
- By Anne Stuart and RCP Staff
Offering includes diskless servers, Ethernet switches and a SAN-all in one box.
- By Joanne Cummings
As of yesterday, Vista Service Pack 1 is now generally available in all 36 supported languages.
About a fourth of CIOs in the United States reported decreases in their budgets in the first quarter of this year, according to a survey released by Gartner this month.
Microsoft today released the first community technology preview (CTP) of Robotics Developer Studio 2008 at the RoboBusiness conference in Pittsburgh.
- By Michael Desmond
Microsoft yesterday provided new details about the life of its popular Windows XP operating system.
On the day they call "Black Wednesday," what didn't go wrong?
Vmware Inc. has taken the next step in delivering virtualization to the IT masses by bundling a lightweight hypervisor into OEM hardware.
Hardware and software products use different approaches to high availability.
- By Peter Varhol
Gartner predicted that worldwide PC shipments will be up 10.9 percent this year over last, although it also warned that strains on the economy could drop that number.