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2011-07-26 07:00:00

Efforts Will Allow Software Developers to Ignore Hardware Details and Focus on Parallel Solutions EL DORADO HILLS, Calif., July 26, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Multicore Association(TM), a global non-profit organization that develops standards to speed time-to-market for products with multicore processor implementations, has announced its continued intent to tear down barriers that slow development of complex multicore applications. These barriers arise when programmers attempt to...

2011-07-14 07:00:00

EL DORADO HILLS, Calif., July 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Embedded Microprocessor Benchmark Consortium (EEMBC) today announced that Xilinx Inc., a leading provider of programmable platforms, is the consortium's newest member. As a member of the Board of Directors, Xilinx will have full access to utilize all the benchmark tools provided by EEMBC, and will help drive the consortium's future direction. EEMBC was formed in 1997 to develop meaningful performance benchmarks for the...


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.