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News Briefs (HTML)
June 2011 (vol. 44 no. 6)
pp. 18-20
Topics include a fast new version of the Serial ATA I/O interface, a type of attack now afflicting networks, the increasing use of graphene in transistors and other settings, a new Chinese microprocessor for use in powerful supercomputers, the crash of Amazon's huge cloud hosting service, fears that a proposed wireless network could hurt GPS services, downtime issues for some important APIs that major online operations use to access third-party services, a new organization that will develop software-defined networking standards, and the use of silk in place of silicon to improve performance in flexible electronic devices.
Index Terms:
I/O interfaces, Man-in-the browser attacks, Graphene, Ultrafast computers, Cloud computing, GPS services, APIs, Networking standards, Electronic technology
Citation:
"News Briefs," Computer, vol. 44, no. 6, pp. 18-20, June 2011, doi:10.1109/MC.2011.185
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