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Google Gives Thumbs Up To IBM Chips

  • PC World, Tuesday, April 29, 2014 11:47 AM

An engineer at Google -- a founding member of the OpenPower Foundation, IBM’s project to open the design of its Power chip for use in new types of servers -- confirmed publicly that it was building Power hardware and porting its software to the chip. In a Google+ post, Gordon MacKean, Google engineer and chairman of the OpenPower Foundation, demonstrated a "vote of confidence for IBM," writes James Niccolai. Google has been running tests on the server, not a rollout, he writes.

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