Bing gets a performance boost from reconfigurable chips – PCWorld

PCWorldMicrosoft is planning to use programmable chips to boost the performance of the servers for its Bing search engine, by accelerating certain services using these devices. The project, called Catapult, used field-programmable gate arrays, or FPGAs, which as …Altera Collaborates with Microsoft on Software Defined Data CentersConverge Network DigestAltera Programmable Logic is Critical DNA in […]

GM says 3.36m more cars have faulty ignitions – Boston Globe

Boston GlobeDETROIT — General Motors said Monday that it would recall 3.36 million defective cars worldwide, another low point in the seemingly endless safety crisis that has engulfed the nation’s largest automaker. Once again, the problem has to do with keys that …GM’s Latest Recall Has Echoes of Earlier Ignition DefectBloombergGM safety crisis grows with […]

Amazon 3D smartphone to launch on June 18: What we know so far – Firstpost

FirstpostA report last month in The Wall Street Journal said that Amazon is planning to release a smartphone has prompted industry analysts and technology blogs to muse about what the device might offer. And then we saw some leaked images that seem to confirm …Amazon’s Much-Anticipated Smartphone Could Shake-Up Mobile IndustryNDTVThe Amazon 3D smartphone might […]

Amazon Handset to Help Bezos Make Direct Appeal to User – Bloomberg

BloombergAmazon.com Inc. (AMZN) Chief Executive Officer Jeff Bezos wants control of the smartphone home screen so he can put more of the company’s services squarely in front of consumers. More than seven years after Apple Inc. introduced the iPhone, Amazon …Amazon to launch 3D phone on June 18Times of IndiaThe Amazon 3D smartphone might shake […]