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IBM thinks green with supercomputer-on-a-chip

Silicon nanophotonics replaces some of the wires on a chip with pulses of light on tiny optical fibers for quicker and more power-efficient data transfers between cores

EMC to buy virtualization specialist Rainfinity

EMC Corp. is to acquire Rainfinity Inc., a network file virtualization software vendor, the storage giant announced. The move is part of EMC's ongoing strategy to reposition itself as an information infrastructure company as laid out by the company's executives earlier this month at the firm's annual analyst day in New York. The move also fleshes out EMC's storage virtualization product portfolio.

Homeland Security asks for more tech money

The head of the science and technology office of the new U.S. Department of Homeland Security has promised to work with other federal agencies and private vendors to develop technologies such as biometrics scanners of fingerprints or eye irises for use at U.S. border crossings.

DB2 upgrade unveiled

IBM Corp. says version 8 of its database is the most comprehensive upgradenin more than a decade - and that most of the features were built in Canada.

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