HP-Intel Itanium Design Team Is Breaking Up

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Hewlett-Packard is easing out of its partnership with Intel in the design of the Itanium processor and details of the breakup are scheduled to be spelled out in greater detail soon.
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SGI to make dual-core Altix in late 2005

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Silicon Graphics plans to overhaul its high-performance Altix computers a year from now to accommodate dual-core Itanium processors from Intel. SGI, which specializes in machines for high-performance technical computing jobs such as aerodynamics simulations, plans to release its next-generation Altix model at the same time Intel releases its new “Montecito” version of Itanium, said Dave Parry, senior vice president of SGI’s server and platform group. That processor is scheduled to debut in the second half of 2005.
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Spider-Man(R) 2 to Debut on Sony Electronics’ Revolutionary 4K SXRD(TM) Digital Projection System at Special Screening

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On January 13, Sony Pictures will present the first-ever showing of a major studio motion picture using Sony’s revolutionary new “4K” digital projection system at a screening of Columbia Pictures’ blockbuster Spider-Man(R) 2. The uncompressed “4K” digital cinema content for the projection system will be powered by advanced visualization and shared storage systems from Silicon Graphics (NYSE: SGI).
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SGI Altix Systems at University of Rochester Fuel Search for Inexhaustible Energy Source

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Scientists in search of new and inexhaustible sources of energy require some of the most advanced supercomputing resources available. To address those needs, researchers at the University of Rochester’s Laboratory for Laser Energetics (LLE) have acquired two powerful new supercomputers from Silicon Graphics (NYSE: SGI).
LLE researchers purchased two SGI(R) Altix(R) 3000 supercomputers — one powered by 256 Intel(R) Itanium(R) 2 processors and the other driven by 64 Itanium 2 processors — to accelerate efforts to identify sustainable and even infinite energy sources. LLE’s broad range experiments include trying to pinpoint ways to use Inertial Confinement Fusion (ICF) to, among other things, harness the ocean’s ample storehouse of untapped energy.
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Silicon Graphics mulls India R&D center

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NEW DELHI: In its bid to capitalize on the huge availability of high quality talent in the software arena – US based, high performance computing company Silicon Graphics Inc (SGI) is looking forward to having its R&D activity being done from India.
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