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The supercomputer “Tianhe-2” Takes No. 1 Ranking on 41st TOP500 List

The new Chinese supercomputer “Tianhe-2” (“Milky Way-2”) headed by a fresh rating of the top 500 most powerful computer systems in the world. The performance of this amounts to 33.86 petaflops supercomputer, which is almost twice the maximum performance of the former leader of the October list of Top 500 supercomputer Titan, which has now slipped to second place with 17.59 petaflops.…

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Google is working on a new web-protocol to replace the UDP

Google Chrome, probably already support this new protocol, however, test it is not yet possible. Web-developer Francois Beaufort (François Beaufort) reported that Google Chrome Team is now working on a new web-protocol QUIC replacement UDP. Details of the company does not disclose, however, according to Beaufort, the new protocol will be an improved version of the UDP with encryption. Google…

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CES 2013: Buffalo routers with support for 802.11ac

Japanese company Buffalo demonstrated a number of network devices. Series of wireless routers and adapters AirStation in Q2 2013 will be complemented by two new routers WZR-1750DHP and WZR-1166DHP, as well as USB-adapter 802.11ac. Wireless Router AirStation WZR-1750DHP provides speeds up to 1300 Mbit/s at 5 GHz and 450 Mbit/s at 2.4 GHz. New feature Priority Control Quality of Service…

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Qualcomm announced a new network technology StreamBoost

Qualcomm Atheros announced a new technology StreamBoost, with which the company plans to help build a new generation of WiFi-routers and gateways, with improved performance and support for the transfer of movies and online games streamed at home networks. StreamBoost based on wireless LAN standard 802.11ac, is specially designed in order to work in a stressed environment with a lot…

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Cisco plans to sell Linksys

Cisco Systems, the world’s premier manufacturer of solutions and equipment for computer networks, intends to sell Linksys, known for home wireless routers, reports Bloomberg. Recall that the vendor was purchased by Cisco in 2003 for half a billion dollars, but is unlikely to sell it for the money. In this case, for the transaction hired experts Barclays. Expected to be…

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20 Gb / s with a grain size antenna

Singaporean engineers from the Institute of Microelectronics (IME) have made the world’s smallest silicon antenna type CBS (cavity-backed slot), which operates at a frequency of 135 GHz. As compared to conventional antennas on chips, it gives up to 30 times more powerful signal, measuring 1.6 x 1.2 mm, that is smaller than the wavelength, which is at a frequency of 135…

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D-Link today introduced new SAN DSN-6000 Series

D-Link is introducing two new models of storage area networks, which are combined into a series of DSN-6000 Series iSCSI. The solutions are designed for small and medium-sized businesses and, in comparison with their predecessors, provide the best performance figures at work in the physical and virtual environments. Feature of the DSN-6000 Series is the support mechanisms for the protection of…

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Australian residents have been disconnected from the international segment of the Internet

For some time residents of Australia can only connect to local resources. Australian Internet users yesterday, February 23, suffered cuts with a connection to the WAN. Communication problems have arisen at about 13.40-13.50 on Australian time, users who live in Sydney, Canberra, Melbourne, Adelaide and other regions of Australia. According to news.com.au, with reference to the representative of the country’s…

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