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Technology: An interview with NVIDIA’s Andy Keane at SC09

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If your interested in HPC or want to learn about the great response and interest NVIDIA got for their new GPU / Cuda solutions at the SC09 show last week listen to Andy Keane, General Manager of NVIDIA’s’ Tesla GPU business unit.

Carry on with the good work – we’re all hoping to get a hand on a Fermi board soon.

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Data-Visualization: Visualizing Corporate America

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Based on data from the SEC for 60,000 directors or high-level employees, Toby Segaran created this graphical network of major US companies that share board members or CEOs. A bit like a social network graph for companies.

Besides the relationship between the companies the diagram also visualizes…

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Mobile Phones: Putting the numbers to scale

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Tom Libretto, vice president of Forum Nokia, provided some insides at the Evans Data Developer Relations Conference in Redwood City, California this Monday. Comparing the volume of Apple’s iPhone shipped to Nokia’s shipments of phones he said:



“…Since the launch of iPhone in June, Apple has shipped 5 million to 6 million of the devices, paling in comparison to Nokia’s device shipments…We’ve done that [volume] since we’ve had dinner on Friday…”

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MS Multi-Touch Surface coming to an AT&T shop near you

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Telecom giant AT&T is the first company worldwide that will use Microsoft Surface™ touch and device recognition technology in retail shops.

Starting from April 17 the multi-touch screens will be available in selected shops – to be more precise – shops in New York, Atlanta, San Antonio and San Francisco will be the first to get the devices. AT&T is planning to expand the deployment to more of its 2,200 shops throughout 2008…

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Shopping: Bear Stearns Memorabilia at Ebay

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After the whole company went for a fire sales price to competitor J.P. Morgan many of the Bear Stearns employees that now fear loosing their jobs have started to part themselves from their valued memorabilia of the once highly reputable Wall Street firm.

When you search…

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Environment: Greenpeace guide to greener electronics

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Environment campaigning organization Greenpeace has yesterday published the 7th issue of its “Guide to greener electronics” that ranks the top 18 manufactures of personal computers, mobile phones, TVs and game consoles based on their policies how to handle toxic chemicals and recycling of their goods.

In the latest version Samsung and Toshiba are leading the group with 7.7 out of 10 possible points for their policies on toxic chemicals use, e-waste amd recycling. While Toshiba took the crown this time for…

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