Parallel programming may not be so daunting

Computer chips have stopped getting faster: The regular performance improvements we’ve come to expect are now the result of chipmakers’ adding more cores, or processing units, to their chips, rather than increasing their clock speed.

Missing neutrons may be visiting parallel universe

Neutrons may be traveling from our universe into parallel worlds and back again, according to a new theory that explains a rather odd phenomenon.

Photonic chip hits light speed

A team of international researchers has designed a photonic chip that operates on the principle of light, rather than electricity.

Nvidia claims Moore's law is dead...for CPUs

Nvidia's chief scientist has claimed that Moore's law is no longer applicable to the silicon world of CPUs.