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Alexander Wolfe is a former editor for InformationWeek.
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posted in June 2005

Tiny Linux Computer Has High Hopes For Robotics Apps

6/17/2005
A computer-science professor has combined a $99 Linux single-board-computer, called Gumstix because it's roughly the size of a stick of chewing gum, with a motor and propeller and sent the package aloft, maintaining control via a wireless LAN connection.

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AMD Pushes Multicore, Mobile Plans

6/10/2005
AMD aims to move beyond dual-core processors to four or more CPUs on a single chip, and plans to field mobile chips that can keep notebook-computer batteries running for seven hours.

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