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Chrome Beats Edge in New Battery Life Tests

By | June 26, 2017

The company’s claims have largely gone unchallenged, in part because browsers like Chrome have long been known to be resource hogs. Chrome opens every new tab as a new process, which tends to increase memory usage. Linus Tech Tips recently took four identical machines from Dell and put them through a battery of independent browser… Read More »

IBM, US Air Force Are Building a Neuromorphic Supercomputer

By | June 26, 2017

IBM is claiming that the TrueNorth Neurosynaptic System (that’s the official moniker) can convert and process data from multiple sources in parallel, while simultaneously pairing with more conventional processors to analyze the data. The US Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL)  was the earliest adopter of TrueNorth for converting data into decisions, said Daniel S. Goddard, director,… Read More »