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2014-09-19 08:28:13

Bell, a researcher emeritus in the Microsoft Research Silicon Valley Laboratory, was recognized "for his exceptional contributions in designing and bringing several computer systems to market that changed the world of computing LOS ALAMITOS, Calif., Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Gordon Bell, known as "the father of the minicomputer," has been named the recipient of the 2014 IEEE Computer Society Seymour Cray Computer Engineering Award for his work in designing computer...

2014-09-18 12:34:56

LOS ALAMITOS, Calif., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Satoshi Matsuoka, a professor at Tokyo Institute of Technology, has been named recipient of the 2014 IEEE Computer Society Sidney Fernbach Award. Matsuoka was recognized "for his work on software systems for high-performance computing on advanced infrastructural platforms, large-scale supercomputers, and heterogeneous GPU/CPU supercomputers." Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140918/146961 Established in 1992 in...

2014-09-11 16:22:02

LOS ALAMITOS, Calif., Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Registrants for Rock Stars of Cybersecurity, set for September 24 in Austin, Texas, have until Friday to take advantage of early pricing and save up to 30 percent. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140911/145442 The one-day event at Brazos Hall features a strong lineup of security innovators, along with problem-solving, networking, collaboration, food, and exhibits. Speakers at the must-attend conference include: --...

2014-09-02 08:34:15

What will the world look like in 2022? CS 2022 explores future technology landscape LOS ALAMITOS, Calif., Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- What will the technology landscape look like in 2022? Nine technologists led by IEEE Computer Society President Dejan Milojicic have spent much of this year trying to answer that question. The results can be found in the IEEE CS 2022 Report, a living document that surveys 23 future technologies that could change the world by 2022. Photo -...

2014-08-29 16:25:32

Results will be discussed at IEEE Computer Society Sept. 8 Google+ Hangout LOS ALAMITOS, Calif., Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Russian crime ring CyberVog last month made cybersecurity history by amassing the largest known collection of stolen Internet credentials, including 1.2 billion user name and password combinations and more than 500 million email addresses. But surprisingly, such major data thefts may not be the most frightening security threats we face. Photo -...

2014-08-27 12:34:37

LOS ALAMITOS, Calif., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- IEEE Computer Society and AT&T will be holding an #ATTHACK Mobile App Hackathon on September 19-20 in Austin, Texas, in conjunction with the September 24 Rock Stars of Cybersecurity conference in Austin. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140826/140125 Creative developers, designers, entrepreneurs, and students interested in hacking away the weekend are invited to sign up at http://atthackatx.eventbrite.com/?aff=IEEE....

2014-08-20 08:32:14

LOS ALAMITOS, Calif., Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Registrants for Rock Stars of Cybersecurity, set for September 24 in Austin, Texas, have until Friday to take advantage of early pricing and save up to 30 percent. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140819/137587 The one-day event at Brazos Hall features a strong lineup of security innovators, along with problem-solving, networking, collaboration, food, and exhibits. Speakers at the must-attend conference include: --...

2014-08-19 12:32:15

December 2 conference will feature leading 3D printing experts from top companies LOS ALAMITOS, Calif., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- 3D printing is not only revolutionizing how we make everything from automobiles to prosthetics to food, but is fundamentally altering how business is conducted in industries from high tech to healthcare. With a 59 percent annual growth rate according to IDC, the fast-growing 3D Printing industry is a definite game changer. (Photo -...

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2014-08-15 05:10:36

National Science Foundation University of Michigan computer scientist reviews frontier technologies to determine fundamental limits of computer scaling From their origins in the 1940s as sequestered, room-sized machines designed for military and scientific use, computers have made a rapid march into the mainstream, radically transforming industry, commerce, entertainment and governance while shrinking to become ubiquitous handheld portals to the world. This progress has been driven...

2014-08-11 12:31:58

myConference brings state-of-the-art research to desktop and mobile devices; lets users select articles from among 30 leading-edge technology topics for an annual fee of just $45 LOS ALAMITOS, Calif., Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- IEEE Computer Society is launching a new digital information tool that delivers conference papers in specific fields of interest directly to individuals' desktops and mobile devices. In light of tighter travel budgets, researchers can't be everywhere...


Latest Computer Reference Libraries

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2010-09-17 11:32:27

A personal computer, or PC, refers to any general-purpose computer whose size, capabilities, and selling price make it useful for individuals, and is intended to be managed directly by a user with no superseding operator. Examples of personal computers include desktop computers, laptops, tablet PCs, and handheld PCs. Most commonly, PCs are used in a home or office setting. Historically, the first computer demo was developed in 1968 by Douglas Englebart. It gave society a preview of what...

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2010-09-10 14:35:45

Input/output, commonly known as I/O, is the communication that goes on between a information processing system and the outside world, which may be a person or another information processing system. The signals and data received by the system are known as inputs, and the signals and data sent from the system are known as outputs. I/O can also refer to an action as well. An input or output operation can perform as I/O. I/O devices are used by a person or system to communicate with computers....

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2010-09-07 14:54:56

The Central Processing Unit (CPU) is the processor component of a computer system that carries out the instructions of a program. It is the primary element carrying out the computer's functions and the unit that reads and executes basic program instructions. The form, design, and execution of CPUs have radically changed since the earliest examples, but their elementary operation remains very similar. Some of the first CPUs were custom-designed as a part of a larger computer. However, this...

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2009-04-23 12:21:19

Konrad Zuse (June 22, 1910 "“ December 18, 1995) was a German civil engineer and computer pioneer of the twentieth century. His most notable accomplishment was his 1941 invention of the world's first functional program-controlled Turing-complete computer, called the Z3. In 1964, he was honored with the Werner-von-Siemens-Ring for this project. Zuse also contributed the design of the first high-level programming language, Plankalkül. In 1948, he published his design, but the...

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