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Ibm Announces New Prototype Tranceiver


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#1 Andrew

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Posted 26 March 2007 - 09:18 AM

Tom Abate, Chronicle Staff Writer
Monday, March 26, 2007

IBM Corp. will unveil a pair of tiny chips today that can transmit huge volumes of data by beaming light pulses through plastic fibers, an approach that uses far less energy than pushing a stream of electrons through copper wires. This set of prototype chips is a specific type of processor called a transceiver -- a fancy name for a device that can both send and receive data.


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Is this cool or what? :thumbsup:

Edited by KoanYorel, 26 March 2007 - 09:48 AM.


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Posted 26 March 2007 - 09:49 AM

Nice news item.

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Posted 26 March 2007 - 09:57 AM

No problemo. That'll be $50,000 please.

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Posted 26 March 2007 - 04:19 PM

So this wont be the new CPU for pc's?




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