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15 min ago | EETimes

Re: IBM PowerPC 4xx embedded processors

I am glad someone pointed out ARM's history. It came way back in the early 80s. When I was an undergrad, my school had a BBC lab with the first ARM boxes.


Related Topix: CPU, Science / Technology, Computers, Digital Rights Management, Startups, Intel

4 hrs ago | Business Journal

Paging Dr. Watson: IBM's medical computing initiative gets traction

Only four months after it was formally launched, IBM Corp.'s efforts to provide advanced cognitive computing systems to businesses is gaining momentum.


Related Topix: IBM, Science / Technology, Austin, TX, Medicine

8 hrs ago | Las Cruces Sun-News

Las Cruces students take third at Supercomputing Challenge

Las Cruces students Ian Rankin, Sophia Sanchez-Maes and Ahmed Muhyi took third place in the 24th New Mexico Supercomputing Challenge Tuesday at Los Alamos National Laboratory.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Las Cruces, NM, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Science, Computer Science

12 hrs ago | CNet News

10 Tech Companies Proving Innovation Isn't Dead

Innovation is central to the success and continued growth of the technology industry.


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16 hrs ago | Scientific Computing/Instrument.

400GbE and High Performance Computing

The last time the IEEE 802.3 Working Group addressed the "Next Rate" of Ethernet was when 10 GbE was Ethernet's fastest rate.


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

Wed Apr 23, 2014


Silicon Mechanics Showcases High Performance Computing And Storage Ecosystem At Bio-It World

April 23, 2014 -- Silicon Mechanics, Inc. announces that it will be showcasing products and services that benefit life sciences, pharmaceutical, clinical, healthcare, and IT customers as a gold sponsor at the Bio-IT World Conference & Expo, April 29-May 1, 2014 at the World Trade Center, in Boston, Massachusetts, Booth 361.


Related Topix: Science, Computer Science, Bioinformatics


IBM Unveils Brawny New Power8 Servers, Says Third Parties Are Building On Power Chips

IBM unveiled the first servers that run its new Power8 processors Wednesday, touting them as capable of handling the rigors of big data and high-performance computing apps.


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

Science Daily

Superconducting qubit array points the way to quantum computers

A fully functional quantum computer is one of the holy grails of physics. Physicists have moved one step closer to making a quantum computer a reality by demonstrating a new level of reliability in a five-qubit array.


Related Topix: Computers, Physics, Science, UC Santa Barbara, Science / Technology

Wall Street Journal

ARM Posts Higher Profit

Computer chip designer ARM Holdings PLC said first-quarter profit leapt 20%, boosted by customers using its technology in a growing range of products from supercomputers to sensors.


Related Topix: Computers, Science / Technology, Opinion

SKA's the limit when it comes to data

Petaflop is the level at which European scientists were operating recently when they set a new record on the Germany-based supercomputer, dubbed SuperMUC, during a three-hour virtual experiment to simulate the impact of earthquakes.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, CPU

Albuquerque school wins supercomputing challenge

La Cueva High School's Eli Echt-Wilson and Albert Zuo came up with a unique model that simulates the growth of individual tree branches and leaves based on underlying biological processes.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Albuquerque, NM, Education Etc.

Tue Apr 22, 2014


Cray to Announce First Quarter 2014 Financial Results on Tuesday, April 29 at 4:30 p.m. EDT

The call will feature a discussion by senior management followed by a question and answer session.


Related Topix: Cray, Computers, Science / Technology


Violin and Microsoft play a duet to speed up applications

A partnership between Microsoft and Violin Memory will let enterprises tightly tie a new all-flash storage array to their servers, speeding up popular Microsoft applications.


Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups, Science / Technology, Marketing, CPU

Scientific Computing/Instrument.

Alzheimer's-Cancer Link found using Biomedical Data, Supercomputing

A team led by Houston Methodist Research Institute scientists has found that Alzheimer's disease and cancer share a pathway in gene transcription, a process essential for cell reproduction and growth.


Related Topix: Alzheimer's, Health, Science / Technology, Texas, Medicine, Brain Cancer, Genetics

Scientific Computing/Instrument.

Dr. Ing. Bernd Mohr, a senior scientist at the Juelich Supercomputing Centre

When I started to work on performance tools for parallel computers 25 years ago, I wasn't sure how long I would be able to work in this interesting and exciting area of high performance computing.


Related Topix: CPU, Science / Technology, Computers, Science, Computer Science, Programming Languages, IBM

Scientific Computing/Instrument.

Intel Selects Georgia Tech as Site for Next Parallel Computing Center

As modern computer systems become more powerful, utilizing as many as millions of processor cores in parallel, Intel is looking for new ways to efficiently use these high performance computing systems to accelerate scientific discovery.


Related Topix: Science, Computer Science, Startups, Intel, CPU, Science / Technology, Georgia Tech, Computers


Why Earth Matters to NASA: A Conversation With...

Image Caption: Harrison Ford gets a close-up look at NASA research on deforestation and other global forest cover changes at Ames Research Center.


Related Topix: NASA, Environment, Science, University of Maryland College Park, Entomology

IBM Is Unveiling Watson As a Personal Shopper

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Related Topix: Mozilla, Science / Technology, Business News


Lytro's new light-field camera looks like an actual camera, costs $1,599

If Lytro's first camera offered us a sneak peek at the promise of light field photography, the company's second-generation product swings those doors wide open.


Related Topix: Photography, Arts, Science / Technology, Gadgets

Hispanic Business

Purdue NExT Online Learning Program Launches Global Website, Now Open ...

Purdue NExT is an outgrowth of PurdueHUB-U, an online education initiative announced in 2012.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Cloud Computing


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