The Knights Corner processor is a serious attempt by Intel to build a supercomputer-specific chip. It will be roughly equivalent to the processing power of supercomputer in 1996 that had 9,000 cores.
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 company teams up with Japanese broadcasters to launch Japan's first 3D TV series, a drama about air traffic controllers called "Tokyo Control."
How do you democratize high-performance computing? There's no better example than taking a game PC and turning it into a visual supercomputer.
Sun looks to challenge IBM in rankings of world's top supercomputers with Constellation, which will get its coming-out party next week.
The linchpin is a piece of hardware that conducts traffic between the servers, memory and data storage. Image: Sun's Constellation System
The country's National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology will add a Linux Networx system to its cluster.