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IBM to build exascale supercomputer for the world’s largest, million-antennae telescope

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IBM and ASTRON, the Netherlands Foundation for Research in Astronomy, have announced that they have begun work on building an exascale supercomputer that will collect data from the Square Kilometre Array (SKA), a 3,000km-wide telescope that will have millions of antennae. The current world’s fastest supercomputer, the K, has 700,000...
IBM to build exascale supercomputer for the world’s largest, million-antennae telescope
ARM announces next-gen Cortex-A57 and Cortex-A53: 64-bit processors for 2014

Apple's A6 chip sports 3-core graphics

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Apple's A6 graphics silicon boasts three processor cores. [Read more]...
Apple's A6 chip sports 3-core graphics
ARM-based OpenStack: it's like an army of cell phones powering cloud-based computing

SeaMicro puts 256 Xeon cores in server

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SeaMicro on Tuesday announced a new microserver that incorporates 256 Xeon processor cores to enable faster delivery of data for Internet-based activities such as social media or search....
SeaMicro puts 256 Xeon cores in server

Startup Tilera Turns Out More Many-brained Chips

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It seemed an attractive idea several years ago to pack a lot more calculating engines on chips than microprocessor leaders like Intel. But some high-profile startups wound up throwing in the towel. Then there’s Tilera. The Silicon Valley company, which has raised $109 million since its founding in 2004, on...
Startup Tilera Turns Out More Many-brained Chips
Intel Uncloaks New Xeon Chips for the Data Center Set
IBM supercomputer claims the lead on Top 500 list

SeaMicro puts 256 Xeon cores in server

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SeaMicro on Tuesday announced a new microserver that incorporates 256 Xeon processor cores to enable faster delivery of data for Internet-based activities such as social media or search....
SeaMicro puts 256 Xeon cores in server

Intel researchers put WiFi inside--the processor, that is

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At the Intel Developer Forum in San Francisco, Intel Chief Technology Officer Justin Rattner unveiled a pair of technologies coming out of Intel Labs that will overcome many of the size and power limits that have stood in the way of integrating radio technology more tightly with computers and other...
Intel researchers put WiFi inside--the processor, that is

MIPS sale and patent deal show how weird the chip world has become

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Two chip industry deals finalized Tuesday are further evidence that the old guard in the microprocessor industry is on the run. Imagination, the graphics processor IP company, has said it will acquire MIPS, the creator of an alternative architecture for the chips inside computers and embedded devices, in a deal...
MIPS sale and patent deal show how weird the chip world has become

Intel, Once Again, Plans to Remake Radio Circuitry

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Intel has few peers when it comes to driving digital technology. Now the Silicon Valley giant believes it has penetrated one of the last bastions where another approach still prevails: radio. The company is using a technical conference in San Francisco this week to disclose progress in designing new versions...
Intel, Once Again, Plans to Remake Radio Circuitry

SeaMicro launches 256-core Xeon server

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SeaMicro has announced a new microserver that incorporates 256 Xeon processor cores to enable faster delivery of data for Internet-based activities such as social media or search....
SeaMicro launches 256-core Xeon server

Sponsored post: Go ahead and virtualize IBM InfoSphere* Information Server

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IBM, VMware and Intel tested the runtime performance of a virtualized IBM InfoSphere DataStage* 8.7 server running on VMware vSphere 5.0* and powered by the Intel® Xeon® processor E7 family. InfoSphere DataStage* scaled smoothly as the number of virtual CPUs (vCPUs) increased while clocking throughput up to 98 percent of...
Sponsored post: Go ahead and virtualize IBM InfoSphere* Information Server
Intel ‘Solar’ Chip Nears Light of Day

Yandex pays $1m for 25% stake in geophysical data firm Seismotech

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Expanding into yet another new market, Russian search giant Yandex announced this morning that it has acquired a 25% stake in seismic data processing company Seismotech for $1 million and will provide the resources to expand the company’s work in geophysical exploration. Following its investment, Yandex will supply the “computing...
Yandex pays $1m for 25% stake in geophysical data firm Seismotech
There's More To Google's Artificial Brain Than Finding Cats On The Internet

Intel plans to roll out Ivy Bridge based Xeon E3s, low-power Atom chips for micro servers

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Ask any gardener, once you let ivy grow, it gets everywhere. Even though Intel just planted a fresh family of Sandy Bridge-based server CPUs, reports of a new line of Xeon E3 chips sporting the firm's next generation architecture are sprouting up. The new Ivy Bridge server chips use...
Intel plans to roll out Ivy Bridge based Xeon E3s, low-power Atom chips for micro servers

What "unbelievable" new services does Amazon have on tap

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Amazon is not known for tipping its hand about what new cloud services it may have planned. so it was no surprise  this week when Amazon CTO Werner Vogels teased Structure Europe attendees with promises of new things to come from Amazon Web Services that “you wouldn’t believe.” Pressed for...
What "unbelievable" new services does Amazon have on tap

Chinese supercomputer tops the charts -- two years early

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Tianhe-2, with 3.1 million processor cores and a lot of Chinese-build technology, is the new leader of the twice-yearly list of the world's 500 fastest supercomputers. [Read more]...
Chinese supercomputer tops the charts -- two years early

First look inside Apple's new iPhone 5 A6 chip appears to show 3 GPUs, 2 CPUs

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The first inside look at Apple's custom A6 system on chip application processor has revealed "a very unique processor design" with what appears to be 3 graphics processor cores and dual custom CPU cores....
First look inside Apple's new iPhone 5 A6 chip appears to show 3 GPUs, 2 CPUs

Intel's new mobile chip to boast up to 8 processor cores

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This chipmaker discloses details about the long-awaited redesign of the Atom processor. [Read more]...
Intel's new mobile chip to boast up to 8 processor cores
Meet ARM's two newest cores for faster phones and greener servers

SeaMicro Puts 256 Xeon Cores in Server

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SeaMicro announces a microserver that incorporates 256 Xeon processor cores to enable faster delivery of data for Internet-based activities such as search or social media....
SeaMicro Puts 256 Xeon Cores in Server

Nebula One turns servers into simple, private clouds with OpenStack (video)

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Trying to create a large-scale, private cloud array can be a headache, since it often involves bringing disparate networking, server and storage systems together in one not-so-happy union. Wouldn't it be nice to have a box that could do most of the hard work? Nebula thinks its newly launched...
Nebula One turns servers into simple, private clouds with OpenStack (video)

AMD Hires Apple's Head Chip Designer

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Chipmaker Advanced Micro Devices just announced that it has poached the head of Apple’s chip design operations to run its chief microprocessor architect. Jim Keller joined Apple by way of its 2008 acquisition of the startup PA Semi. (That’s Keller pictured at right with PA Semi co-founder Dan Dobberpuhl from...
AMD Hires Apple's Head Chip Designer

IBM's new mainframe aimed at assimilating "private clouds"

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The zEC12 wants you to forget those silly server racks and put all of your virtual server eggs in its armor-plated basket. IBM IBM would like big enterprise customers to reconsider that whole distributed “private cloud” thing and go back to the original big data solution: mainframes. Today, IBM unveiled...
IBM's new mainframe aimed at assimilating "private clouds"

Intel Hits Ultra-Low Power Point For Server Chips

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Intel has seemed a little ambivalent about growth prospects for an emerging class of computers dubbed micro servers. If they do take off, though, Intel plans to have just the chips for them. The company, at gathering in Beijing, unveiled plans for a calculating engine for such machines based on...
Intel Hits Ultra-Low Power Point For Server Chips

Juniper Networks signs on with Scala

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Typesafe CEO Mark BrewerTypesafe continues to push the Scala programming language and associated Akka middleware, as top-tier software development tools for the webscale age, and now claims Juniper Networks as a convert. The networking hardware giant will use Scala and Akka in upcoming — and undisclosed — products. Details are slim since...
Juniper Networks signs on with Scala

Acer starts selling a laptop with a not-so-secret Nvidia graphics chip

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Acer has begun selling a new Ultrabook (thin laptop) with a new Nvidia graphics chip. The new machine is the first Ultrabook that has a stand-alone graphics chip in addition to the integrated graphics in the laptop’s Intel chip. That means the new computer will be thin, light and still...
Acer starts selling a laptop with a not-so-secret Nvidia graphics chip
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