M. Helft

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The authors discuss the user programming model for the scalable processor architecture (SPARC) and the optimizing compilers for the SPARC-based Sun-4 workstations. They are concerned with two broad areas: how the compilers use the architecture and the design of the compilers themselves. They discuss the registers, synthesized instructions, tagged data(More)
Nicole Wong, Google's deputy general counsel, says there'll be a link to an explanation. SAN FRANCISCO — Google will begin showing ads on Wednesday to people based on their previous online activities in a form of advertising known as behavioral targeting, which has been embraced by most of its competitors but has drawn criticism from privacy advocates and(More)
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. — In a meeting at Google in 2004, the discussion turned to an e-mail message the company had received from a fan in South Korea. Sergey Brin, a Google founder, ran the message through an automatic translation service that the company had licensed. The message said Google was a favorite search engine, but the result read: " The sliced(More)
Google said Tuesday that its YouTube video-sharing Web site had been blocked in China. Google said it did not know why the site had been blocked, but a report by the official Xinhua news agency of China on Tuesday said that supporters of the Dalai Lama had fabricated a video that appeared to show Chinese police officers brutally beating Tibetans after riots(More)
JUST before Google first sold its shares to the public in 2004, Larry Page, one of its founders, excited the nonprofit world with a bold commitment to philanthropy. He vowed to dedicate about 1 percent of Google's profits, 1 percent of its equity and a significant amount of its employees' time to the effort, which became known as Google.org, or simply(More)