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Intel uses Russia military technologies

Former Elbrus employee, Vladimir Pentkovski is a leading Intel processor architect. The core of the Russian Elbrus team has been together for over 40 years, developing supercomputers for the former Soviet Union's defence establishments. Pentkovski carried to Intel many advanced Elbrus technologies. According to microprocessor …
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KGB acts like Web Big Brother

Russian ISPs will be forced to let the country's security service monitor their networks, under new plans. And they will have to pay for the privilege. The Russian Federal Security Service (the successor to the KGB) says the move will facilitate field operative work in in computer networks. SORM (in Russian, the System for …
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Russian Merced Killer to achieve 600MHz

Elbrus, the Russian microprocessor company which secured funding from the Moscow government and others, is likely to produce its 64-bit running at 600MHz early next year. The processors will be produced at a small fabrication plant which will use .35 micron process technology on Applied Materials kit, as reported here earlier. …
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Russian chip makers get to 0.35 micron

SRISA (Scientific Research Institute for System Analysis) has announced it will build a mini fabrication plant for microcircuit technology using a 0.35 micron process, at Russian trade show SEMI in Zelenograd. The mini-factory will begin work early in 2000. The equipment has been supplied by US outfit Applied Materials, the …
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Moscow government to support Merced killer

Mayor of Moscow Yury Luzko has promised support for the manufacture of Elbrus International's microprocessor, the E2k, dubbed the "Merced killer". Luzkov visited Elbrus with the chiefs of the Russian academy of sciences, and the minister of science and technology of the Moscow government. At the meeting Luzkov, said the Moscow …
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NEC tests cheap GPS PC Card

Our friends over at Computerra, who perpetrated the April Fool joke about Linus Torvalds joining Elbrus, have entered into collaboration with The Register and will send us local stories of wider interest to the industry. Here's the first. NEC has begun OEM testing a GPS-receiver using Russian company Spirit's technology. The …