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Moore's Law is pushing the market to speed up, and process more 0s and 1s every year. So far, Intel and co have been doing a pretty good job in keeping up. Now its the programming languages and multi cores to go hand in hand. And may be soon, Moore's Law will be rephrased (amended?) to count just the speed and exclude the transistor stuff.

With Java 6's Collection api, Sun broadcasted its intention that mutli-core programming support is very much on the radar. Recent reports say Microsoft is in the club too. Google has its Map Reduce Framework. And now, Java 7 is coming with Fork Join.

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