Robert Mullins

Articles by Robert Mullins

HPC firms need energy efficiency, too

Power and cooling issues remain secondary to performance, but are becoming more important as faster processors and smaller-form-factor blade servers increase heating density

XAware goes GPL

The provider of commercial data integration software goes the open source route.

Vintage Computer Festival charts PC revolution

A two-day event includes discussions on how products viewed as primitive today managed to find a market against all odds. Reflections from the desktop sector's early adopters

Bee Movie creates telepresence buzz

DreamWorks Animation used an HP Halo high-end video system to produce the movie on two coasts simultaneously without anyone ever having to get on a plane.

Tech’s own data centres are their green showrooms

Sun Microsystems Inc. is showing the public Tuesday how server consolidation and other efforts reduce energy costs, while Fujitsu Computer Products of America Inc. has plugged in a new hydrogen fuel cell generator

California tightens security rules on voting machines

California Secretary of State Debra Bowen Friday recertified certain brands of electronic-voting machines for use in 2008 elections after requiring vendors to add security features to "protect the integrity of the vote."

AMD reveals strategy to ‘Bulldoze’ competition

The chipmaker attempts to turn up the heat on Intel and others with a two-pronged approach of continuing to sell server and desktop processors while also pursuing the growing market for multifunction devices

Web outage offers lessons in backup power

Among the 40,000 customers affected by a nearly two-hour electrical blackout in San Francisco was 365 Main Inc., a Web hosting company whose clients include, and What went wrong?

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