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Cray offers a more modest supercomputer for the enterprise

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Supercomputer manufacturer Cray has expanded its portfolio of systems for the technical enterprise market.The company's newest machine, the Cray XC30-AC, starting at US$500,000, was built for midsized organizations that need some supercomputing muscle for research and development, though don't require a system that takes up half a data center."We're...
Cray offers a more modest supercomputer for the enterprise

University of Illinois' Blue Waters supercomputer now running around the clock

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Things got a tad hairy for the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign's Blue Waters supercomputer when IBM halted work on it in 2011, but with funding from the National Science Foundation, the one-petaflop system is now crunching numbers 24/7. The behemoth resides within the National Center for Supercomputing Application...
University of Illinois' Blue Waters supercomputer now running around the clock
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Web Companies Are Tripping Over Themselves To Be Part Of Google's New Cloud (GOOG)

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Google didn't just launch a new Amazon-killer cloud today. It launched a whole Amazon-like ecosystem. We're being buried in press releases by Web companies that will offer their services to users of Google Compute Engine. Here's a few: MapR: It offers a version of Hadoop. Hadoop is "big data" software....
Web Companies Are Tripping Over Themselves To Be Part Of Google's New Cloud (GOOG)

Research | Researchers Set Record With 1 Million Core Calculation

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Hadoop? Yes, the popular open source platform can crunch Big Data. But we're talking Really Big Data. At Stanford University in Northern California, researchers just tapped into the world's largest supercomputer and ran an application that crunched information across more ......
Research | Researchers Set Record With 1 Million Core Calculation
IBM removed the Urban Dictionary from Watson's memory after it got too sassy

IBM shows off quantum computing advances, says practical qubit computers are close

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Quantum scientists at IBM Research have announced major advances in quantum computing that could place real, practical quantum computers in businesses and homes within the next 10 years.The main breakthrough revolves around the long-term integrity of qubits. To perform quantum computing, you need to be able to reliably store and...
IBM shows off quantum computing advances, says practical qubit computers are close

Supercomputer clicked together from Legos and Raspberry Pi's

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The $35 Raspberry Pi Linux mini system and a whole bunch of Legos get together to make a low-cost supercomputer. [Read more]...
Supercomputer clicked together from Legos and Raspberry Pi's
Nvidia's GeForce Experience will optimize your game's graphic settings with a supercomputer

IBM Roadrunner supercomputer shuttered over power usage

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The Los Alamos National Laboratory is shutting down its Roadrunner supercomputer, after deeming it too energy inefficient. Constructed by IBM in 2008, the five-year-old supercomputer was at one point the fastest in the world after achieving a speed exceeding one petaflop: one million billion calculations per second.......
IBM Roadrunner supercomputer shuttered over power usage

Customer Service Is Next Job for IBM's Watson

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Remember Watson? The supercomputer that in an elaborate but interesting publicity stunt beat humanity at the game show “Jeopardy” a few years back, and then for a follow-up went on to become a big shot doctor (sort of), and more recently has started to specialize in cancer research now has...
Customer Service Is Next Job for IBM's Watson

Installation of Blue Waters Petaflop Supercomputer Begins

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An anonymous reader writes "The National Center for Supercomputing Applications at the University of Illinois is finally getting the troubled Blue Waters supercomputer installed. After IBM walked away from the project after 3 years of planning, Cray stepped in to pick up the $188 million contract. Now, in around 9...
Installation of Blue Waters Petaflop Supercomputer Begins

Hide Your Kegs: Supercomputer Watson Headed to College

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And God only knows what else. (Photo: flickr.com/merfam) Did IBM learn nothing from the Urban Dictionary fiasco? The AP reports that the company is now sending Watson to college–specifically, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, where the supercomputer will be studying up on both English and mathematics. God knows what kinds of terrible habits...
Hide Your Kegs: Supercomputer Watson Headed to College

Ginni Rometty reveals the future of Watson

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IBM's CEO told Fortune what the future holds for the talking supercomputer. FORTUNE -- On May 15, Fortune senior writer Jessi Hempel interviewed IBM (IBM) CEO Ginni Rometty as a keynote for the National Venture Capital Association's 40th anniversary conference, Venturescape. What follows is an edited version of their conversation....
Ginni Rometty reveals the future of Watson

Metamaterials and how to make something invisibile

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If you combine nanomaterials, lightwaves, and a supercomputer it’s possible to make an 18-centimeter tube invisible … to a microwave. Clearly this falls far short of the human hope of making an actual invisibility cloak, but it is an advancement in the science of cloaking objects, including airplanes or drones....
Metamaterials and how to make something invisibile

Intel developing supercomputer-strength smartphone chip

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The chip giant says its 48-core processor for mobile devices is about five to 10 years away, according to a Computerworld report. [Read more]...
Intel developing supercomputer-strength smartphone chip
Google and NASA collaborate on AI research with new quantum supercomputer
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Titan supercomputer debuts for open scientific research

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The system is powered by Nvidia GPUs and thought to be one of the two fastest supercomputers in the world. It's capable of making 20,000 trillion calculations each second. [Read more]...
Titan supercomputer debuts for open scientific research

iRobot: Siri's film answers are nothing but pro-machine propaganda

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So the iPhone's resident supercomputer has been updated to give its biased opinion on sci-fi classics. We always knew where its sympathies layFor anyone raised on The Matrix and The Terminator and any other films about machines and robots that rise up and enslave mankind, the iPhone's voice-activated assistant app...
iRobot: Siri's film answers are nothing but pro-machine propaganda

IBM's Watson supercomputer goes to college for extra smarts

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Watson, IBM's supercomputer that came to fame besting a Jeopardy champion, is going to college, to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, to hone its skills....
IBM's Watson supercomputer goes to college for extra smarts

U.S. regains supercomputing crown, bests China, Japan

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The U.S., once again, is home to the world's most powerful supercomputer after being knocked off the list by China two years ago and Japan last year....
U.S. regains supercomputing crown, bests China, Japan

Today's Scuttlebot: Digital Music Resales, and an Obsolete Supercomputer

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The technology reporters and editors of The New York Times scour the Web for important and peculiar items. For Monday, selections include musings about small children and mobile devices, a one-hand zoom on Google Maps and April Fools' Day in the technology community....
Today's Scuttlebot: Digital Music Resales, and an Obsolete Supercomputer
We try Nvidia's GeForce Experience, a tool to automatically optimize PC game settings

Why IBM's Watson supercomputer can't speak slang

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A supposedly sophisticated computer failed to correctly use the risque terms in Urban Dictionary. So is slang the last frontier for artificial intelligence?"OMG, that's a bullshit question. Eat one, you doofus." One as-yet-to-be-determined day in the future, computers will talk back to us in this manner. But, thankfully, it would...
Why IBM's Watson supercomputer can't speak slang

Researchers create hollow fiber optic cable, almost reach the speed of light

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Fiber optic cables are usually made of glass or plastic but those materials actually slow down the transmission of light ever so slightly. Researchers at the University of Southampton in the UK have created a hollow fiber optic cable filled with air that's 1000 times faster than current cables....
Researchers create hollow fiber optic cable, almost reach the speed of light

National lab boosts U.S. supercomputing power with 20-petaflop Titan

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The U.S. Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory on Monday completed the deployment of a 20-petaflop supercomputer called Titan, which the lab hopes will give the U.S. an edge over China and Japan in the race to build the world's fastest computers....
National lab boosts U.S. supercomputing power with 20-petaflop Titan

Cray offers a more modest supercomputer for the enterprise

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Supercomputer manufacturer Cray has expanded its portfolio of systems for the technical enterprise market....
Cray offers a more modest supercomputer for the enterprise

IBM puts supercomputer Watson's smarts in SMB servers

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IBM's Watson supercomputer outperformed humans in the televised game show "Jeopardy." Now the company is moving some of its underlying technologies from the supercomputer into new entry-level servers. The company's new Power Express servers announced on Tuesday will integrate some hardware and software elements derived from Watson. The servers...
IBM puts supercomputer Watson's smarts in SMB servers
Adapteva uses crowdfunding to raise money for a $99 supercomputing platform
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