Issue No. 06 - June (2011 vol. 44)
DOI Bookmark: http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/MC.2011.185
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.
I/O interfaces, Man-in-the browser attacks, Graphene, Ultrafast computers, Cloud computing, GPS services, APIs, Networking standards, Electronic technology
"News Briefs," in Computer, vol. 44, no. , pp. 18-20, 2011.