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53 min ago | Data Center Knowledge

Skybox Enters Wholesale Market With Houston Data Center

The pool of wholesale data center providers in the Houston market has expanded with the arrival of Skybox Datacenters , which breaks ground today on an 86,960 square foot facility in the area, optimized for the data-crunching requirements of Houston's energy sector.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Science, Computer Science, Katy, TX

53 min ago | Wired

How Hackers Hid a Money-Mining Botnet in Amazon's Cloud

Hackers have long used malware to enslave armies of unwitting PCs, but security researchers Rob Ragan and Oscar Salazar had a different thought: Why steal computing power from innocent victims when there's so much free processing power out there for the taking? At the Black Hat conference in Las Vegas next month Ragan and Salazar plan to reveal how ... (more)


Related Topix: Computer Security, Science / Technology, Science, Computer Science

5 hrs ago | Hispanic Business

Cloud Pharmaceuticals Granted 1M Hours of Supercomputer Time to...

The company has been granted supercomputing time at will use Mira, a 10-petaflops IBM Blue Gene/Q supercomputer to investigate inhibitors of the dihydrofolate reductase enzyme, or DHFR, from multiple sources.


Related Topix: Medicine, Malaria, Health, Science, Computer Science

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Information Technology

SC14 Registration Opens, Technical Program Goes Live

Online registration for the 2014 International Conference on High Performance Computing, Networking, Storage and Analysis, better known as SC14, is now open on the SC14 website .


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Science, Computer Science, University of Tennessee


IBM aims to disrupt supercomputing market with cloud enticements

IBM is offering a potentially powerful incentive in its attempts to entice organizations to move supercomputing jobs to the cloud: a high-speed network communications link called InfiniBand.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, SoftLayer, Science, Computer Science, Computers, Marketing

Medical Daily

IBM's Watson May Now Help Veterans Transition Back To Civilian Life

Watson is the IBM-born computer program capable of helping military vets transition back into civilian life.


Related Topix: Computers, Science / Technology

Metro UK News

This guy knows where your cat lives and he has a website to prove it

It is either the funniest thing on the internet, or the creepiest, but one thing is for certain: a guy called Owen Mundy knows where your cat lives.


Related Topix: Science / Technology

Science Daily

Dopamine transporter: Stampede supercomputer used to study common...

The XSEDE-allocated Stampede supercomputer has been used to study the dopamine transporter.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Medicine, ADHD, Health, Cornell University, Drug Addiction (Substance Abuse)

Slate Magazine

Bill Gates Is an Autodidact. You're Probably Not.

When Bill Gates was still a teenager, he would sneak out of his family's house before dawn and ride his bike to a building on the campus of the University of Washington.


Related Topix: Bill Gates, University of Washington, Science / Technology, Computers, Microsoft, Startups

AppliedMicro Can Improve On Big Data Workloads With Upcoming Gen 2 Features

My analyst firm has been researching the nascent ARM-based server market and its technologies before it was cool to do so.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, CPU, Science, Computer Science, Business News

DNA India

Simulation helps study oldest-known star in galaxy

Astrophysicists conducted a simulation study in order to have a better understanding of the formation of the oldest-known star in the galaxy.


Related Topix: Science / Technology

CNet News

Nine Reasons Linux Rules the Supercomputing Space

The latest TOP500 List of the fastest supercomputers in the world helped many in the technology community understand what open-source aficionados have known for years: Linux has quickly become the operating system of choice in the high-performance computing market, growing from relative obscurity 15 years ago to powering 97 percent of the fastest ... (more)


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Open Source Software, Linux, CPU, Science, Computer Science, Computers, Hewlett Packard

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Bio IT World

Behind the knoSYS 100: Building the Genome Supercomputer

In the fall of 2012, when Knome launched the knoSYS 100 "genome supercomputer", Knome's then-president and CEO Martin Tolar envisioned that every next-generation sequencing platform would one day sit alongside an analysis and interpretation engine .


Related Topix: Science / Technology, CPU, Science, Computer Science, Startups, Intel

Business Journal

IBM Watson, USAA hope supercomputing makes homecoming easier for the military

Watson researchers work inside IBM's Thomas J. Watson Research Center in Yorktown Heights in February.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Computers

Data Center Knowledge

SoftLayer Adds InfiniBand to Offer High Speed Networking Performance in the Cloud

SoftLayer customers will benefit from faster connections between bare metal servers as the company announced on Tuesday that it has added support for InfiniBand networking architecture.


Related Topix: SoftLayer, Science / Technology, Science, Computer Science, Internet

Science, Industry and Business

Quantum leap in lasers at Dartmouth brightens future for quantum computing

Dartmouth scientists and their colleagues have devised a breakthrough laser that uses a single artificial atom to generate and emit particles of light.


Related Topix: Computers, Science / Technology, Physics, Science

Philippines Today

DOST needs more scientists, supercomputers to further upgrade Project NOAH

The Department of Science and Technology needs more scientists and enhanced technology to further upgrade Project NOAH , the public warning apparatus of the Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration .


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Computers, Weather


OCZ Updates SQL Flash Accelerator | EE Times

OCZ Storage Solutions, having settled in as a Toshiba-owned company after its acquisition at the beginning of the year, has updated its ZD-XL SQL Accelerator to support the latest version of Microsoft SQL Server.


Related Topix: Science / Technology


Nvidia's Shield gaming tablet to highlight 192-core K1 chip

Nvidia wants to bring console-style gaming to tablets with its latest 8-inch Shield Tablet, on which users will be able to play high-definition Android and PC games.


Related Topix: iPod touch App, iPad App, Twitter, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, Science / Technology

The Motley Fool

Is Seagate Technology About to Soar?

This transition, however, isn't proving to be easy. When Seagate released its fourth-quarter results , it posted yet another year-over-year decline in revenue and earnings.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Startups, Intel


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