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extreme-scale computing


Bill Gates on education, patents, Microsoft Bob, and disease

Speaking at Microsoft's Faculty Summit Monday, Gates took questions from an audience of researchers about the work of his foundation and other topics.

By July 15, 2013


Physicists connect the dots on quantum computing

Researchers at Harvard and Max Planck Institute of Quantum Optics make progress on scalable designs for potentially super powerful computers that harness the weird laws of quantum mechanics.

By April 12, 2012


Intel to focus on Ultrabooks, Windows 8 at forum

Chip giant will focus on a new class of thin and light laptops at its developer conference next week. Windows 8 will also be a topic of interest.

By September 6, 2011


Researchers unveil first mm-scale computing system

Researchers at the International Solid-State Circuits Conference in San Francisco demonstrate a prototype implantable eye pressure monitor and a tiny new radio.

By February 22, 2011


IBM says new chip mimics the human brain

Big Blue's new cognitive computing chips are designed to combine "digital neurons" and "on-chip synapses" and could enable applications that tackle some of the thorniest problems in computing.

By August 17, 2011


Enterprises build optimized data centers too

GE's new Platinum LEED-certified data center provides a great example of how highly optimized data center design isn't just something that Google and Facebook do.

By August 19, 2011


Scientists: Apple makes your brain go all religious

British neuroscientists declare that the brain of an Apple disciple is not dissimilar to those who experience religious devotion.

By May 20, 2011


Facebook hopes to spur data-center innovation (photos)

In order to meet the extreme demands put on its servers, Facebook has designed its own data center setup. Now it's sharing those plans with partners and competitors alike.

By April 7, 2011


Does 'big data' equal big opportunity for storage vendors?

Traditional data warehousing will be transformed into "big data" analysis applications. What impact will the "big data" wave have on storage?

By November 29, 2010


How blade servers have evolved

Blade servers are popular today, but they've changed considerably from the original concept.

By March 18, 2010