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MacBytes
Nov 4, 2003, 07:07 PM
Category: News and Press Releases
Link: Israeli company comes up with microchip that "performs 8 trillion operations per second, equivalent to a super-computer" (http://www.reuters.com/newsArticle.jhtml?type=topNews&storyID=3711894)

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Mudbug
Nov 5, 2003, 02:24 AM
and the down side to this would be?

They mention video compression as a possible use for it - if it can do that, what's to stop it from being used as a normal semiconductor for a computer? Someone wanting to make some $$ could get in on the ground floor of this being a manufacturer for these folks in a few years...