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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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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

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Roadrunner outraces supercomputer rivals

In the latest ranking of high-performance computers, the IBM-based Roadrunner system at Los Alamos National Laboratory once again crosses the petaflop barrier.

By November 17, 2008

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Roadrunner outraces supercomputer rivals

This story misidentified the maker of the Power processor. The maker is IBM.

By November 17, 2008