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Former supercomputer king Roadrunner to shut down today

Created to monitor the U.S. nuclear weapons stockpile, the IBM supercomputer was the first to break the petaflop barrier.

By March 31, 2013

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Colbert to succeed Letterman; Internet rejoices

Twitter is alive with reactions to the (now official) news that Stephen Colbert will be the next "Late Show" host on CBS. Crave's Eric Mack seeks to capture the gestalt.

By April 10, 2014

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Amanda Palmer confronts the 'current nightmare of the modern musician' (Q&A)

The controversial musician and performance artist talks to CNET about Spotify, Kickstarter, and whether the music industry is killing the musicians it needs.

By April 3, 2014

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PS4 and Xbox One: Buy now, or wait? in Podcast 365

The PS4 and the Xbox One are finally here, but should you race out to buy one -- or wait until they live up to their promise?

By November 21, 2013

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Recon 2: The Google map of the human body

An international group of researchers hopes their map of the human metabolism will allow them to peer into the human body as if in "street view."

By March 7, 2013

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Jaguar supercomputer races past Roadrunner in Top500

Cray XT5 supercomputer known as "Jaguar" finally bests IBM after three tries. The top 10, while still dominated by supercomputers housed in the U.S., had just one newcomer.

By November 15, 2009

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Fly the friendly RC skies in RC Plane 2

Friendly, and rather lovely as well. If you're into flight sims and/or radio-controlled planes, you'll find a lot of fun here for just 99 cents.

By July 5, 2011

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Japanese supercomputer is fastest in the world

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.

By June 20, 2011

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Roadrunner supercomputer maps HIV family tree

Researchers are using IBM's Roadrunner to analyze tens of thousands of genetic sequences from individuals with HIV in the hopes of zeroing in on vaccine target areas.

By October 28, 2009

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Roadrunner continues to outpace supercomputing field

The IBM system at Los Alamos retains the lead it nabbed a year ago as the most powerful supercomputer in the world.

By June 23, 2009