Two IBM Discoveries Add Promise for Nano-Computing

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Scientists at IBM said on Thursday that they had moved closer to developing ultra-tiny storage devices(imagine 30,000 full-length movies on an iPod) by learning how to steer single atoms in a way that could create...

Spinning Particles Promise Unlimited Computing Power

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When engineers flick the switch to turn on the world's fastest supercomputer later this year it will be capable of chewing its way through 1,000 trillion calculations every second. But this speedy number cruncher could...

Snowflakes promise faster chips

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IBM has developed a new process called airgap that copies nature's creation of seashells and snowflakes - it enables trillions of microscopic vacuum holes to be placed between the copper wire in chips to act...

Hackers Promise Month of MySpace Bugs

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Two hackers, known as Mondo Armando and Müstaschio, don't want to disclose their real names but promise to begin disclosing security vulnerabilities in MySpace, every day in April. "The purpose of the exercise is not...

Super-Slim Lasers Promise to Boost Optical Disc Capacity

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Researchers at Japan's Kyoto University have recently announced a breakthrough method for shaping laser beams that could result in optical disc capacities up to ten times higher than what's current available from state-of-the-art HD DVD...

4GB Fibre-Channel Products Promise Speed at SNW

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Two companies introduced products for the 4GB Fibre Channel environment Wednesday at Storage Networking World. ATTO Technology Inc. of Amherst, N.H., announced the ATTO Fibre Bridge 2400C/R/D, a 4GB Fibre Channel-to-SCSI bridge designed to integrate...

New G4 roadmaps promise Apple harvest

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While Apple watchers look for first sightings of the G5 chip, Motorola is taking the G4 into fertile territory. By this time next year three as yet unannounced versions of the G4 will dramatically boost...

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