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Sequoia Passes One Million Cores
2013-01-28 19:36:35

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online The most advanced gaming PCs rely on quad-core processors, but that pales to what researchers at Stanford's Engineering Center for Turbulence Research (CTR) have created with a new record in computational science. The Stanford researchers successfully used a supercomputer with more than one million computing cores to solve a complex fluid dynamics problem; that being the prediction of noise generated by a supersonic jet engine....

Ban On Game Consoles Could Be Lifted In China
2013-01-28 08:35:48

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Currently, it is illegal to buy or sell a video game console (PlayStation, Wii, Xbox and the like) in China. Of course, just because something is illegal doesn´t keep people from doing what they shouldn´t. According to a new report in China Daily, authorities will begin reviewing a ban against these video games set in place in the year 2000. Console makers have been trying for years to enter the Chinese market...

2013-01-08 05:01:46

Canadian online electronics retailer´s recently re-launched website showcases network attached storage servers, bringing file sharing connectivity to homes and businesses in 2013. Edmonton, AB (PRWEB) January 07, 2013 Computer Valley is offering a selection of its NAS servers at low prices to customers in Canada and the United States. NAS servers have become a major part of modern business and home networking, and Computer Valley has assembled an exhaustive list of products to suit all...


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Nintendo Wii
2013-08-10 09:19:39

The Wii is a video game console developed by Nintendo and released on November 19, 2006. It is the successor to Nintendo’s Game Cube and the early models of the Wii are compatible with all games and most accessories of the Game Cube. Nintendo first announced the system in 2004, unveiled it in 2005 and demonstrated a prototype in September 2005 at the Tokyo Game Show. By December 8, 2006, the Wii was available in key markets. In 2011, Nintendo released a new model, the “Wii Family...

Xbox
2013-08-10 06:56:18

The Xbox is a video game console developed by Microsoft and introduced on November 15, 2001 in North America. On February 22, 2002 it was released in Japan, and on March 14, 2002 in Australia and Europe. By May 10, 2006 over 24 million systems had been sold. The system was discontinued in Japan in 2007, and everywhere else in 2008. The Xbox was the first game console that was produced by an American company since the Atari Jaguar ceased sales in 1996. The Xbox 360 is its successor. A...

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Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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