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Four Icelanders Compete in World Skills International
Four Icelandic contestants will participate in this year's World Skills International, the world cup for industrial- and vocational subjects.
Tue Jun 18, 2013
A Guide to Toronto's 2013 Summer Beers, at the LCBO and Beyond
With bustling patios, warm and sunny evenings, and plenty of long weekends, summer is the season most conducive to putting one's responsibilities aside, heading down to the pub or liquor store, and dedicating a few hours to the pursuit of flavour and fun at the bottom of a glass.
Knoxville News Sentinel
Frank Munger: No. 2 ranking doesn't dim Titan's luster
As expected, the Tianhe-2, a supercomputer developed by China's National University of Defense Technology, is now the world's fastest supercomputer.
The Daily Beast
APAll Eyes on BerlinObama will visit Germany this week, 60 years...
President Obama will visit Germany this week, 60 years after the first uprising against communism.
Nvidia's GPU neural network tops Google
A year ago, Google constructed a "neural network" of servers that eventually learned how to recognize cats.
Rolls-Royce picks veteran BMW engineer to lead manufacturing
Rolls-Royce has named Frank Ludwig as its director of manufacturing. The 42-year-old executive joins the BMW Group subsidiary from the automaker's factory in Leipzig, Germany, where he was director of the plant's paint, press and body shops.
The Financial Mirror
Univa Celebrates the 20th Anniversary of ...
Grid Engine and Grid Computing, precursors to Cloud Computing and enabling technology of Big Data, achieves milestone of 20 years of innovation and continues to transform industries worldwide LEIPZIG, Germany & MARKHAM, Ontario-- -- Univa , the Data Center Automation Company and home of Grid Engine, today announces the kickoff of the 20th ... (more)
Scientist out to break Amdahl's law
The 46-year old Amdahl's law will be challenged during a presentation at the International Supercomputing Conference this week Many attempts have been made over the last 46 years to rewrite Amdahl's law, a theory that focuses on performance relative to parallel and serial computing.
Mon Jun 17, 2013
Pesticides spark broad biodiversity loss
Pesticide use has sharply reduced the regional biodiversity of stream invertebrates, such as mayflies and dragonflies, in Europe and Australia, finds a study published today in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 1 .
OpenFabrics Alliance Members to Lead InfiniBand 'Birds of a Feather' at ISC 2013
The OpenFabrics Alliance today announced that vice chair Paul Grun and treasurer Bill Boas will lead a birds-of-a-feather session on "InfiniBand and RDMA Applied to Next Generation Systems" at the 2013 International Supercomputing Conference in Leipzig, Germany on Tuesday, June 18 at 11:00 a.m. The InfiniBand Architecture and RDMA powers almost ... (more)
China's Tianhe-2: World's Fastest Computer
The new Chinese supercomputer arrived two years earlier than expected to claim the top spot in a list of the 500 most powerful supercomputers in the world.
50th anniversary of Kennedy visit in Berlin is reminiscent of divided Germany
It was 50 years ago, an old man's memory. But Berliners haven't forgotten the American president's visit in 1963, nor the speech that offered so much hope.
Union ratchets up pressure on Amazon Germany
Union members at online retailer Amazon's German operations have begun a two-day strike to ratchet up pressure on the company over pay demands.
Sun Jun 16, 2013
The Star Online
Merkel challenger cracks whip after party chairman's criticism
Germany's leading challenger to Chancellor Angela Merkel, lagging badly in the run-up to the September 22 election, rebuked his party's chairman, in another sign of disarray in the Social Democrats' campaign.
Fri Jun 14, 2013
CoolIT Calls for Liquid Cooling Technology Standards for Servers
CoolIT Systems, a leading supplier of direct contact liquid cooling solutions for high-performance desktops, enterprise servers and data centers, will present a session titled "Building Liquid Cooling Technology Standards" at the International Supercomputing Show in Leipzig Germany next week.
2014 Porsche Macan Spy Shots
Porsche is about to expand its lineup with two brand new models. One will be the 918 Spyder at the top of the range and the other will be this Macan crossover positioned at the bottom.
Thu Jun 13, 2013
Why the Supercomputing Arms Race Benefits Everyone
Gregory Scott Jones is a writer specializing in the field of supercomputing. He contributed this article to LiveScience's Expert Voices: Op-Ed & Insights .
Wed Jun 12, 2013
IBM packs 128TB of flash into brain-simulating supercomputer
Felix Schuermann of EPFL is scheduled to describe a flash-infused IBM supercomputer at a supercomputing conference in Germany next week.
LRS to Present at 13th SAP Automotive Forum
Levi, Ray & Shoup announced it will be exhibiting at the upcoming SAP Automotive Forum in Leipzig, Germany, June 12-13, stand number C9.
Tue Jun 11, 2013
Senegal-born German seeks seat in...
Karamba Diaby will go door to door this month campaigning under the slogan, "Diversity Creates Values", for a seat in the German parliament which, if successful, would make him the country's first lawmaker of African origin.