Supercomputers

05.05.15
IBM's big bet on Watson is paying off with more apps and DNA analysis
05.05.15

IBM's big bet on Watson is paying off with more apps and DNA analysis

IBM's cognitive computer Watson is on a roll. After spinning it out as a $1 billion division last...

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03.20.15
DARPA taps golden age computers to solve tough simulations
03.20.15

DARPA taps golden age computers to solve tough simulations

If you thought modern computers were fast enough to solve any problem, nope! While certainly power...

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12.10.12
IBM manufactures light-based 'nanophotonic' chips to let the terabytes flow
12.10.12

IBM manufactures light-based 'nanophotonic' chips to let the terabytes flow

IBM's taken a large step toward computer chips that use photons instead of electrons by manufactur...

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09.28.12
Insert Coin: The Parallella project dreams of $99 supercomputers
09.28.12

Insert Coin: The Parallella project dreams of $99 supercomputers

In Insert Coin, we look at an exciting new tech project that requires funding before it can hit pro...

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06.18.12
Intel christens its 'Many Integrated Core' products Xeon Phi, eyes exascale milestone
06.18.12

Intel christens its 'Many Integrated Core' products Xeon Phi, eyes exascale milestone

Been wondering when the next big leap in high performance computing would hit? Well, Intel would l...

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03.22.12
Watson lends a helping hand to cancer research, partners with Memorial Sloan-Kettering
03.22.12

Watson lends a helping hand to cancer research, partners with Memorial Sloan-Kettering

Supercomputers at the forefront of medical practice? The notion is by no means a stretch of the ima...

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11.14.11
Barcelona readies hybrid ARM-based supercomputer, uses NVIDIA GPUs for heavy lifting
11.14.11

Barcelona readies hybrid ARM-based supercomputer, uses NVIDIA GPUs for heavy lifting

NVIDIA has announced that it'll be providing CUDA GPUs for Barcelona's Supercomputing Center, wit...

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10.31.11
China debuts homegrown supercomputer, hits one petaflop mark
10.31.11

China debuts homegrown supercomputer, hits one petaflop mark

China has already, however briefly, sat atop the Top500 list of supercomputers, but that was usin...

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