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Microsoft cosies up to China with Win8 weibo support

Hot on the heels of Apple’s China love-in at its Worldwide Developers Conference this week, news has emerged that Microsoft is planning to integrate the country’s hugely popular Sina Weibo micro-blogging platform into Windows 8.
Phil Muncaster, 17 Jun 2012
AMD and Nvidia extreme GPUs
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Swinburne flicks switch on $AU3 million GPU

Swinburne University has brought a new 120 teraflop GPU-based supercomputer from SGI to help cope with astronomers' ever-increasing need for lots of computing power.
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Honeynet looks to trap USB malware

The Honeynet project has picked up research by a German student to trap malware designed to spread via USB keys.