Hardware

Startup Makes Probability-Based Chips for Big Data Apps

Grazed from GigaOM.  Author: Om Malik.

Lyric Semiconductor, a Cambridge, Mass.-based startup that was spun out of MIT in 2006, today announced a revolutionary new approach to processing data called probability processing. It wants to make chips that are fit for a world drowning in information and dealing with data deluge.

The company was started by Dr. Ben Vigoda, a chip industry veteran, and MIT Scientist and chip industry veteran David Reynolds. It’s backed by Analog Devices CEO and lead partner of Stata Ventures, Ray Stata, with more than $20 million in funding from DARPA. It’s coming out of stealth today.

Smooth-Stone Gets $48M for ARM Servers

Grazed from GigaOM.  Author: Stacey Higginbotham.

As the Clouds Approach, Hardware Vendors Must Change Their Tunes

Grazed from GigaOM.  Author: Derrick Harris.

Seagate and Samsung Team Up to Bring Flash to the Data Center

Grazed from GigaOM.  Author: Stacey Higginbotham.

Cisco Debuts FabricPath

Grazed from eWeek.  Author: Cameron Sturdevant.