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The fastest got faster, as the K Computer topped its own record on the twice-yearly supercomputer speed test by scoring 10.51 quadrillion calculations per second.
Big Blue is using the human brain as a template for breakthrough designs. Brace yourself for a supercomputer that's cooled and powered by electronic blood and small enough to fit in a backpack.
Harnessing more than 82,000 processors on the world's fourth-ranked supercomputer, scientists run an experiment that represents 1 percent of human brain activity.
Researchers say they have determined the precise chemical structure of the HIV capsid, a protein shell that protects HIV's genetic material and enables it to debilitate the immune system.
Created to monitor the U.S. nuclear weapons stockpile, the IBM supercomputer was the first to break the petaflop barrier.
If you have $1,279, you can buy an hour of supercomputing time on Amazon's cloud.
In the twice-yearly list of the fastest computers on the planet, IBM has 5 of the top 10 most powerful computers, including the No. 1 spot.
A University of Texas supercomputer will employ a novel Intel chip that houses more than 50 processor cores. It's the first commercial application of this technology.
The biannual Top500 Supercomputing list is out, and for the first time in seven years, Japan has built the world's fastest computer. K Computer displaces China's Tianhe-1A just six months after the Chinese machine took the crown.
Loongson microchips will underpin the Dawning 6000 high-performance computing system, which is scheduled to be available for tasks as early as summer, according to a report.