Every once in a while a chip announcement comes along that really takes you by surprise. Not that it is said to be faster, rather than the technology behind it is doing something substantially different.

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As you can see from the above video, Intel is working on technology that would translate into less energy consumption through what is being coined as “Single-chip cloud computing.”

Now it should be noted that this is not something you are going to see in use today based on what I gather, but this is really exciting to see this kind of technology being put into play that could one day lessen the burden we see on existing data centers. It’s pretty exciting stuff!

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