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1 min ago | Business Wire

NovaSparks Unveils NovaTick

Based on a new platform, the pure FPGA feed handler solution offers scalability and functionalities typically found in software-only solutions )--NovaSparksa , the leading field programmable gate array market data company, today announced NovaTick, its third generation pure FPGA feed handler solution built on a new hardware platform. NovaTicka is a fully integrated ticker plant solution targeting the most demanding customers who are not willing to compromise between speed and determinism on one hand, and scalability and functionality on the other.

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Related Topix: Startups, Altera, CPU, Science / Technology, DLP Mobile, Intel

4 hrs ago | Information Technology

NCSA Employs Active Archive to Store Blue Waters Supercomputer Nearline Data

The Active Archive Alliance announced today that the National Center for Supercomputing Applications has employed an active archive to store nearline data. The NCSA's active archive provides 100 percent of the nearline storage for the Blue Waters supercomputer, which is one of the world's largest active file repositories stored on high capacity, highly reliable enterprise tape media.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology

8 hrs ago | Scientific Computing/Instrument.

Early Bird Rate for ISC Cloud and Big Data Conferences to End Soon

On September 20, early-bird pricing for the ISC Cloud and ISC Big Data registrations will be replaced with regular registration fees. With the regular rates, the passes will cost 100 Euro more for each conference, and the combined conference ticket, which allows attendees to participate in both events, will cost 150 Euro more.

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Related Topix: World News, Germany, Science / Technology, Startups, Intel, Marketing

10 hrs ago | CRN

IBM Unleashes Watson Analytics Tool To Help Businesses Make Sense Of Big Data

IBM wants to unlock big data secrets for businesses with a new free Watson Analytics tool that allows them to leverage the "Jeopardy"-winning supercomputer to explore and unearth valuable data from structured data sets. The offering, unveiled Tuesday, leverages IBM's Watson technology and allows businesses to upload data to IBM's Watson Analytics cloud service and then query and explore results to spot trends, patterns, and conduct predictive analysis.

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11 hrs ago | Canada.com

In this file photo of Jan. 13, 2011, "Jeopardy!" champions Ken Jennings, left, and Brad Rutter, right, look on as the IBM computer called "Watson" beats them to the buzzer to answer a question during a practice round of the "Jeopardy!" quiz show in Yorktown Heights, N.Y. IBM announced Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014 that it's investing over $1 billion to give its Watson cloud computing system its own business division and a new home in the heart of New York City IBM Corp. has announced it will soon open the newest version of its Watson supercomputer - best known for beating a pair of Jeopardy champs on live television - to anyone with an Internet connection.

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Related Topix: IBM, Computers, Yorktown Heights, NY, Science / Technology

12 hrs ago | TheStreet.com

Will IBM (IBM) Stock Be Helped By New Watson Tool?

The move is part of IBM's effort to shift resources away from a slumping hardware sector into more profitable fields like cloud computing and analytics, Reuters said. STOCKS TO BUY: TheStreet Quant Ratings has identified a handful of stocks that can potentially TRIPLE in the next 12 months.

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14 hrs ago | Reuters

IBM launches Watson tool for business clients

International Business Machines Corp is rolling out a cognitive tool powered by its Watson supercomputer that uses companies' internal data to answer questions about performance and efficiency, and predict outcomes. IBM said the tool - the latest in a series of Watson products unveiled by IBM - will make more widely available data analytics capabilities long reserved for research scientists.

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Related Topix: IBM, Science / Technology, Science, Computer Science, Cloud Computing

18 hrs ago | Freshnews

Cray Awarded Supercomputer Contract From Sweden's KTH Royal Institute of Technology

Global supercomputer leader Cray Inc. today announced the Company has been awarded a contract valued at more than $13 million to provide the PDC Center for High Performance Computing at the KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm, Sweden with a next-generation Cray XC supercomputer. The Cray system will be one of the first petascale supercomputers in Sweden and Scandinavia, and will allow Swedish researchers and industrial collaborators to run complex simulations in areas such as climate modeling, fluid dynamics, neuroscience, plasma physics, materials science and molecular simulation.

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Related Topix: CPU, Science / Technology, Cray, Computers, Science, Computer Science, Sweden, World News, Marketing

23 hrs ago | Globe and Mail

Using big data to fight dementia and Alzheimer's

Scientists striving to cure Alzheimer's disease and other brain disorders are turning to a powerful new tool they hope will light the way to effective treatments: big data. The idea is to use supercomputers to search through reams of patient data - everything from MRI scans to the results of cognitive testing to lipid levels - for patterns that might reveal the precise cause of neurodegenerative disorders, which have so far proved stubbornly difficult to predict, halt or even slow down.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Dementia, Health, Alzheimer's, Science / Technology, Genetics

Mon Sep 15, 2014

Investor's Business Daily

SanDisk Announces ULLtraDIMM Design Win with Huawei

MILPITAS, Calif. & SHANGHAI-- -- SanDisk Corporation , a global leader in flash storage solutions, today announced that its award-winning ULLtraDIMM a Solid State Drive , has been selected by Huawei Technologies Co.

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Hispanic Business

Amir Kabir Univ. to develop stronger supercomputer

However, he noted that the project needed budget. "Current supercomputer consists of 300 computers and has wide applications in special industries," Sharifian said, "it operates with 4600 processors and provides secure internet services and network."

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Sys-Con Media

eBusiness Integrators (EBI) Now RedLine Performance Solutions

The change is effective immediately. "We are a very different organization today than when we founded EBI back in 1998, so adopting a new name that more accurately reflects our expertise is a logical step in our growth strategy.

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Hispanic Business

NCSA Adds 20PB Storage Capacity to World's Largest File Repository

The NCSA expanded its tape active archive capacity with the recent addition of 20 petabytes, and cited Spectra's high performance, ease of use, affordability, scalability and excellent support received during the organizations' two-year partnership. 'Scalability was a key requirement for the Blue Waters project, and tape is the best platform to address the age of exponential data growth,' said .

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Related Topix: Libraries, Science / Technology

Computer Weekly

CIO interview: Intel's Kim Stevenson on creating insight and value

When Computer Weekly met Intel CIO Kim Stevenson last year, she extolled the benefits of business intelligence . This year, BI is being taken to a new level.

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Related Topix: Startups, Intel, CIO News, Computers, Science / Technology, CPU

Sun Sep 14, 2014

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Ericsson acquires Fabrix Systems for $95m [Globes, Tel Aviv, Israel]

Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) Sept. 14--Swedish technology giant Ericsson has announced that it is acquiring Israeli cloud storage company Fabrix Systems in order to consolidate its position in network delivery for video applications, media storage and TV.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Science, Computer Science, Science / Technology

Wall Street Journal

Don't Underestimate Smartwatches

It's important to understand that like the iPhone before it, the Apple Watch isn't at all what its name would imply. Let's call it what it is: a wrist-top computer.

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Related Topix: Computers, Science / Technology

Daily Mail

New Met Office supercomputer to end forecasting gaffes by...

'A message to the allies of America': British aid worker beheaded by ISIS after being forced to condemn UK government for backing U.S. foreign policy as 'Jihadi John' threatens another Briton is next Is the net closing on Jihadi John? Latest beheading video comes after days of claims special forces are on his tail Inside jihadi boot camp: Islamist fighters in Syria release video of training program showing extremists abseiling down rock faces and descending zip wires Django Unchained actress and her white husband hit out at 'racist' cops who handcuffed her 'mistaking her for a PROSTITUTE after they kissed in public' Palin supporters claim birthday brawl was started by daughter's ex-boyfriend who 'tried to get in to their stretch limo Hummer' and Sarah was just defending her family Bride-to-be whose fiancA© died just days before their wedding has a heartbreaking photo shoot in her ... (more)

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Wedding, Weather

Sat Sep 13, 2014

CiteULike

High-Performance Scalable Molecular Dynamics Simulations of a...

Incorporating the influence of induced polarization in large-scale atomistic molecular dynamics simulations is a critical challenge in the progress toward computations of increased accuracy. One computationally efficient treatment is based on the classical Drude oscillator in which an auxiliary charged particle is attached by a spring to each nucleus.

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The Motley Fool

Can This Supercomputer Partnership Unlock the Future of Healthcare?

According to IBM, there are approximately 8,000 clinical trials at Mayo Clinic, and about 170,000 trials being conducted worldwide. The partnership aims to digitally streamline the process of connecting patients to clinical trial investigators.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Apple, Startups

EETimes

Mark Bohr on continued decline of cost/transistor

'One of the fundamental benefits of Moore's Law is smaller feature sizes, primarily to get lower cost per transistor so we can do more things' in a similarly sized chip, he said. Intel already announced it has started making in volume chips using a 14 nm process at a lower cost per transistor than its prior 22 nm generation.

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Related Topix: Startups, Intel, CPU, Science / Technology, Venture Capital, Emerging Technology

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