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05.02.11
Supercomputer cracks sixty-trillionth binary digit of Pi-squared, gets beaten up by normal computers
05.02.11

Supercomputer cracks sixty-trillionth binary digit of Pi-squared, gets beaten up by normal computers

Pencils down, everyone. IBM's "BlueGene/P" supercomputer has beaten you to the sixty-trillionth bin...

By J. Hicks,   05.02.11
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02.09.11
IBM's Mira supercomputer does ten petaflops with ease, inches us closer to exascale-class computing
02.09.11

IBM's Mira supercomputer does ten petaflops with ease, inches us closer to exascale-class computing

Say hello to the Blue Gene/Q, or if you're looking for something a bit less intimidating, "Mira." T...

By D. Murph,   02.09.11
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06.17.10
IBM's Watson is really smart, will try to prove it on Jeopardy! this fall (video)
06.17.10

IBM's Watson is really smart, will try to prove it on Jeopardy! this fall (video)

As much as we love our Google homepage, computer search remains a pretty rudimentary affair. You pu...

By Vlad Savov,   06.17.10
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04.27.09
IBM's Watson to rival humans in round of Jeopardy!
04.27.09

IBM's Watson to rival humans in round of Jeopardy!

IBM's already proven that a computer from its labs can take on the world's best at chess, but what'...

By D. Murph,   04.27.09
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02.03.09
IBM's Sequoia: 20x faster than the world's fastest supercomputer
02.03.09

IBM's Sequoia: 20x faster than the world's fastest supercomputer

Roadrunner? Pfff, your chart-topping 1.105 petaflops are laughable. IBM just announced its 20-freak...

By Thomas Ricker,   02.03.09
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11.13.07
IBM's BlueGene/L: world's fastest supercomputer, 3 years running
11.13.07

IBM's BlueGene/L: world's fastest supercomputer, 3 years running

The TOP500 supercomputing list was just announced and IBM's BlueGene/L system has kept its crown. I...

By Thomas Ricker,   11.13.07
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06.26.07
IBM unveils one-petaflop Blue Gene/P supercomputer
06.26.07

IBM unveils one-petaflop Blue Gene/P supercomputer

It was but two years ago that we all sat in awe of IBM's beautiful 280.6-teraflop masterpiece, and i...

By D. Murph,   06.26.07
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04.29.07
IBM's BlueGene L supercomputer simulates half a mouse brain
04.29.07

IBM's BlueGene L supercomputer simulates half a mouse brain

Efforts to model the human brain (on IBM's Blue Gene, ironically) haven't reached the point of final...

By D. Murph,   04.29.07
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