Intel has notified its OEMs that it will not be accepting any orders for the Pentium Pro processor after the end of this year. Unusually, Intel will not be reducing the price of the chip as it is phased out, blaming the cost of the second level cache. The Pentium Pro is being killed off to pave the way for Xeon, which some vendors, including Compaq and Dell, started shipping late last month. The second generation 450MHz Xeon processor is due before the end of the year.
IBM and Technical University of Munich team demonstrate how Shor's algorithm, which can't be cracked by conventional computers, can be solved quickly with quantum computing
Hubble Space Telescope finds superflares from young red dwarfs could strip away planetary atmosphere
Younger stars are 100 to 1,000 times more energetic than when they're older
Two of the big four supermarkets will use the system to control sales of restricted products
PUBG news and updates: November's Update #23 to bring new Skorpion pistol and changes to blue zone visibility
Genuinely useful side-arm coming to PUBG in Update #23