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|Google Acquires PeakStream|
| 3:55 pm on Jun 6, 2007 (gmt 0)|
|Google has acquired PeakStream, a start-up selling tools for writing software that can take advantage of multicore processors as well as graphics and gaming chips, according to published reports. |
Newer computers contain advanced processors, but it's often a challenge to write software that can unlock that power. PeakStream and competitor RapidMind are working just that problem.
Google Acquires PeakStream [usatoday.com]
| 4:59 pm on Jun 6, 2007 (gmt 0)|
Wow! Its amazing how many acquisitions taking place. That makes ten (10) so far this year (that I have information on).
I recently stated...
|Google is not going to let any new technology hit the marketplace without their name on it! |
Developers, start your engines...
| 7:57 pm on Jun 6, 2007 (gmt 0)|
Their peakstreaminc.com website is down...anyone else find this ironic?
| 12:29 am on Jun 7, 2007 (gmt 0)|
|anyone else find this ironic |
rather frightning... the info was so good, google shut them down before anyone was doing analysis...
hail the cache :)
| 12:31 am on Jun 7, 2007 (gmt 0)|
or (after reading the cache):
|PeakStream Programming Tools are integrated into Microsoft Visual Studio |
some clean-up needs to be done now :)
| 11:11 am on Jun 7, 2007 (gmt 0)|
Site is still down. May be Google will keep the technology for their own private use only.
| 2:53 am on Jun 12, 2007 (gmt 0)|
Peakstream had some tools to fast track programming in a symetrical processing environment.
cell processors specifically.
Big stuff if you can replace 16 racks with one.
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