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IBM's been teasing a future of apps that makes use of its Jeopardy-winning supercomputer Watson.
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The Wisconsin Economic Development Corp. and Mason Wells , a Milwaukee-based private equity firm, will put $500,000 into a year-long pilot project that gives grants to at least five small- and medium-sized companies to take advantage of high-performance computing opportunities.
Tolkien-obsessed New Zealand fans will be pleased to learn they don't have to travel too far to experience the kind of weather inhabitants of Hobbiton would enjoy.
Laura DiDio, an analyst with Information Technology Intelligence Corp., pointed out that IBM is not only a heavyweight in general cloud services, in addition to industry-specific cloud consulting, hardware and software, but it "already has established relationships with insurance companies, HR departments" and other targeted industries and units.
Overview: Ever-increasing workloads and the challenge of containing costs leave companies conflicted by the need for increased processing capacity while limiting physical expansion.
In a sprawling complex of laboratories and futuristic gadgets in Golden, Colo., a supercomputer named Peregrine does a quadrillion calculations per second to help scientists figure out how to keep the lights on.
The company has publicly stated several times that 2014 will be a year of big announcements, as in store for top competitors such as Google From its November announcement offering its Watson supercomputer as a cloud-based applications tool to the $2 billion acquisition of cloud company Softlayer in summer, IBM looks poised to continue its mission ... (more)
Using Solarflare's flagship application accelerator, the ApplicationOnLoadi 1 2 Engine , Solarflare is providing such universities as Columbia University, Keio University, Nanyang Technological University, University of Glasgow, Imperial College London, and Clemson University, with the technology experience, expertise and best practices to address ... (more)
The last 15 months have been brutal for Mellanox , as this developer of high-performance switches, adapters, and circuits has been pummeled by a slowdown in the high performance computer space and a mass "abandon ship" call from growth and momentum investors.
Technology commentators are a bit trapped by the term "cloud," which has been kicked and slapped around enough to become truly shapeless.
The core wars between x86 chip makers hit a lull a couple of years ago as processors were deemed to deliver enough performance, but Intel's plans to release a 15-core processor could change that.
The Information Age will get a major upgrade with the arrival of quantum processors many times faster and more powerful than today's supercomputers.
Densely-packed chips performing Bitcoin calculations are immersed in cooling fluid, which bubbles as it boils, removing the heat from the ultra-high density "mining" operation.
The news reporters obtained a quote from the research from , "In this paper, we first show that the 3PAKE protocol introduced by Chang, Hwang, and Yang is insecure against even passive attackers.