Wednesday, March 19, 2008

Industry Giants Try to Break Computing’s Dead End - New York Times

Intel and Microsoft invest in the next generation

A great deal of industry discussion has focused on centralized, or “cloud,” computing. But the new research laboratories will instead seek breakthroughs in mobile computing systems. The new systems will be designed to perform tasks that today’s computers have trouble accomplishing, like recognizing human gestures and speech. An advanced parallel computing system will also help scientists create Web browsers that can more quickly pull in complex data, process it and display it.

Industry Giants Try to Break Computing’s Dead End - New York Times

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