by Craig Lloyd, Oct 30th 201 for SlashGear.com
IBM has reported that they’re making great strides on developing a new technology that will continue to make chips smaller, while also making them continually faster at the same time. Using carbon nanotubes, IBM scientists have been able to build hybrid chips with more than 10,000 working transistors. Click the image below for details.
16,688 nodes, each with an NVIDIA Tesla K20 GPU carry out 27 petaflops = 27,000 trillion floating point operations per second, 90% of it done by the GPUs, making Titan the world’s fastest computer. Not bad, given that NVIDIA GPUs’ main customers are computer and video game players. Playing this time is the Oak Ridge National Laboratory. Science must be fun. Click the image for details.
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Report Analyst Internship with Integrys – This internship with Integrys allows the intern to be responsible for the development and continued support of the organization’s internal and external reporting needs. Details about the internship and how to apply are available via the link to PRO below.
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Facebook is currently looking for stellar interns for the summer of 2013. Check out the links below to find out more information regarding this great opportunity. Freshman and sophomores are encouraged to apply!
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Google has introduced a $249 Chrome OS laptop that is 0.8-inches (20mm) thin and weight only 2.43 pounds (1.1kg). It features a 11.6-inch 1366 x 768-pixel matte display, a full-size keyboard, a button-less trackpad and a 30Wh battery for 6.5+ hours of operation. Specs include a fanless dual-core A15-based Samsung Exynos 5 Dual (5250) SoC, 2GB of RAM, 16GB of built-in flash storage, WiFi a/b/g/n and Bluetooth. There’s a full-size SD card reader and a standard 3.5mm headphone jack (with mic support) on the left, plus the power input, HDMI output, USB 2.0 port, USB 3.0 connector and SIM slot in the back. The $329.99 version comes with 3 years of 100 MB per months of free data through Verizon’s 3G network. Click the image for details.