Wednesday, May 25, 2011

6-years Youtube, 3 billion views per day!

Youtube closed 6 years since the launch in May 2005. Since then it grow with a geometric rate, to have in the year 2011, 3 Billion views per day. More than 48 hours of video content is being uploaded every minute, a 37% increase over the last six years and 100% over last year. You can find any kind of video on youtube, from a 10 second laugh of a baby to full movies and documentaries, all delivered in high quality streams, from 360p to full HD 1080p. Youtube has become a synonymous to video streaming.

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Cray XK6: The most powerful supercomputer to date

Cray unveiled their new powerful supercomputer, this Petaflop beast is a compination of AMD Opteron 6200 CPUs and NVidia's Tesla-20 GPUs, making it a hybrid 50 petaflop, multi-purpose supercomputer. Already the Swiss National Supercomputing Center (CSCS), will the first customer of Cray XK6. The CSCS is supporting scientist working in diverse fields such us weather forecasting, climatology, chemistry, physics, material sciences, geology, biology, genetics, experimental medicine, astronomy, mathematics and computer sciences.

AMD Fusion APU wins Best Choice of Computex Taipei Award

AMD's Fusion APU won the Best Choice award at Computex Taipei. The Fusion APU won this award in the Computer & Systems category. The award is given by Taipei Computer Association, key player in IT industry and exhibition in Taiwan, and appraised by a panel of government representatives, academicians, research analysts, oversea media, editor-in-chiefs and industry experts.

AMD's APU offers great computing power and HD video capabilities to small form factor devices with long battery life.

“We are honored to receive this prestigious award from the Taipei Computer Association, which is a manifestation of our efforts and excellence in AMD Fusion APUs,” said Andy Tseng, AMD Corporate Vice President and Taiwan General Manager. “AMD Fusion APUs are already widely recognized within the industry for being creative and innovative. This award proves the importance of listening to our customers and designing breakthrough products around their needs.”

Best Choice of COMPUTEX TAIPEI Award has recognized achievements in product design and technology innovation since 2002; it’s one of the important official events during COMPUTEX TAIPEI, the second largest ICT exhibition worldwide. Through reviews, the jury selected outstanding design and cutting-edge technology across 10 product categories.