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Google Launches New Programming Language: Go

Google introduces a new programming language, known as Go, that is aimed at being fast, productive and fun for developers to use.Google has introduced a new programming language, known as Go, that is aimed at being fast, productive and fun for developers to use.Google officials described Go as an "experimental language" that attempts to combine the development speed of working in a dynamic language like Python with the performance and safety of a compiled language like C or C++.Moreover, in a blog post by the Google Go team, team members Robert Griesemer, Rob Pike, Ken Thompson, Ian Taylor,

PC processor shipments break record

PC processors are the latest tech segment bouncing back from the recession.Third-quarter shipments of computer processors, or CPUs, climbed 23 percent over the second quarter of 2009, doubling typical growth and setting a record for sequential growth, according to an IDC report released Monday.Revenue from processor sales also bounced back to hit $7.4 billion, a 14 percent gain over the second quarter, according to IDC's "Worl

Steve Jobs Conquers the Decade - Now What?

Steve JobsApple CEO Steve Jobs has been named the chief executive of the decade by Fortune, and it's hard to call that a bad pick, considering the turnaround Apple has undergone since Jobs returned to the helm in the mid-'90s. What's next on the list for a tech leader who's already changed the way we use computers, how we listen to music, and how we use our cellphones?

Internet addresses set for change

The internet regulator has approved plans to allow non-Latin-script web addresses, in a move that is set to transform the online world.

The board of Icann voted at its annual meeting in Seoul to allow domain names in Arabic, Chinese and other characters in what is being described as the biggest change to the way the internet works since it was created 40 years ago.

More than half of the 1.6 billion people who use the internet speak languages with non-Latin scripts.

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