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AMD spills secret to World Record clock speed

On August 31, a team of AMD-sponsored overclockers cranked a Bulldozer-based AMD FX processor up to an unearthly 8.429GHz, setting a new world record. This week, The Reg sat down with the leader of that processor-torturing team to find out exactly how they did it.
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Intel extends JavaScript for parallel programming

Intel is developing an extended version of JavaScript that brings parallel programming to web applications.
Cade Metz, 17 2011
Sony BDP-S380 Blu-ray player

Sony BDP-S380 Blu-ray player with IPTV

Review Sony’s BDP-S380 Blu-ray bantamweight packs quite a punch. A mere 36mm tall, it barely looks big enough to swallow discs, but this plasticky pugilist can hold its own against full-size separates and is well stocked with features.
Steve May, 17 2011
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Ten years on from Nimda: Worm author still at large

Saturday marks the tenth anniversary of the infamous Nimda worm.

VMware: the next big storage vendor?

Nowadays some of the most discussed topics in the storage industry are related to VMware: "VMware support and integration", "VMware-aware storage" and "storage features for VMware" are only a few examples of what I mean but, are we sure that the relationship between VMware and traditional storage will be so tight in the long term?