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computersChina Will Have $45-70 Billion in Funds to Catch Up With Semiconductors

China’s first Big Fund to invest in semiconductors was made in 2014 with around $19-22 billion. The Phase 2 fund is being put together now and is already at $28.9 billion and could reach $47 billion. The fund is called …

computersSoftware Update Will Boost Tesla Model S Peak Power by 50 Horse Power

Top Gear claimed to have drag race times comparing a Porsche Taycan Turbo S versus a Tesla Model S. However, the times for the Model S appear to be from 2017 data. Elon Musk says that the DragTimes analysis is …

computersFast and Compact DNA Logic Circuits

DNA is a reliable biomolecule with which to build molecular computation systems. DNA logic circuits (diffusion-based) have shown good performance regarding scalability and correctness of computation. However, previous architectures of DNA logic circuits have two limitations. 1. The speed of …

computers64-Core AMD Processor Can Double Compute Performance

AMD has released the first single-socket, 64 physical core (128 threads) processors. The 2nd Gen AMD EPYC Processors deliver world-record, best-in class performance up to a 2×3 generational performance increase that outpaces Intel Xeon Platinum by up to 87%. AMD …

computer memoryWestern Digital 20 Terabyte Hard Drives Will Power Zettabyte Age

Western Digital (NASDAQ: WDC) announced its nine-disk mechanical platform, which includes energy-assisted recording technology and maintains the company’s areal density leadership while delivering the highest capacity available. The company will sample the 18TB Ultrastar DC HC550 CMR HDD and the …

computersOpen Source Web Crawling is About Ten to Fifteen Years Behind Google

In 1999, it took Google one month to crawl and build an index of about 50 million pages. In 2012, the same task was accomplished in less than one minute. The 2012 capability is about 50,000 times faster. This is …

computersEUV Lithography Solved So 5 Nanometer in Months and 6 Years to 2 Nanometers

AMD has released the 7 nanometer 3900, 3950 and other Ryzen 3 processors. Samsung could be months from production of its 5-nanometer chips. This is all due to EUV (Extreme Ultraviolet) lithography finally getting solved. EUV lithography technology that we …

computersCredit Card Sized Raspberry Pi 4 at $35-119 for Desktop Performance

The Raspberry Pi 4 offers ground-breaking increases in processor speed, multimedia performance, memory, and connectivity compared to the prior-generation boards, while retaining backwards compatibility and similar power consumption. The Raspberry Pi 4 provides desktop performance comparable to entry-level x86 PC …

computersIonQ Trapped Ion Computers in US and Quantum Computers In Europe

The EU has a one billion euro ten-year project to develop Quantum technologies. The EU has a long-term plan for a Quantum Web. A Quantum Web would have Quantum computers, simulators and sensors interconnected via quantum networks distributing information and …