HPC means business in Cray XC30-A supercomputer debut

HPC means business in Cray XC30-A supercomputer debut
(Phys.org) —What better place to use the "new vintage" computing theme than in Napa Valley where the Cray User Group meeting took place on Tuesday, The tie-in this year is Cray's new vintage of supercomputers for a business segment that Cray calls the "technical enterprise." In brief, Cray has seen an opportunity to accommodate the need for complex computing simulations of supercomputers but enginee…
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Intel revamps chipsets in new mobile push

Intel revamps chipsets in new mobile push
Intel Corp. unveiled a new line of computer chips as part of the tech giant's efforts to gain traction in the fast-growing mobile sector. Intel Corp. on Monday unveiled a new line of computer chips as part of the tech giant's efforts to gain traction in the fast-growing mobile sector. …
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Adapteva $99 parallel processing boards targeted for summer

Adapteva $99 parallel processing boards targeted for summer
(Phys.org) —The semiconductor technology company Adapteva earlier this month featured its parallel-processing board for Linux supercomputingts at a major Linux event, and the board is targeted to ship this summer. The board will be going out to those who pledged money in last year's Adapteva Kickstarter campaign and to other customers. Not a minute too soon. To hear the story of computing as Adaptev…
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Google announces $600 million expansion for North Carolina data center

Google announces $600 million expansion for North Carolina data center
Google announced Friday a $600 million expansion of its Lenoir data center, bringing the company's total investment in North Carolina to $1.2 billion. The announcement came little more than six years after the California-based Internet search giant broke ground at its 215-acre site in the North Carolina foothills. At the time, the company said it hoped to expand on its initial $600 million investment. North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory and other officials on han…
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Supercomputer Titan to get world's fastest storage system

Supercomputer Titan to get world
Credit: Oak Ridge National Laboratory (Phys.org) —Officials at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) have announced the selection of the Spider II data storage and retrieval system from DataDirect Networks (DDN) to replace the existing system on the Titan supercomputer. They say it will give Titan the fastest such system in the world. …
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Intel's mysterious TV device sparks industry chatter

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Buzz is building over Intel's secretive TV set-top box due out later this year, which the chipmaker claims will provide live and other content via the Internet, is easy to use, and boasts face-recognition technology so it can tell whose watching it and recommend programs they like. Quoting one analyst who has seen the gad…
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HP launches power-efficient Moonshot servers

HP launches power-efficient Moonshot servers
Hewlett-Packard on Monday launched a Moonshot system that uses smartphone-style chips to power compact, efficient data center servers. Hewlett-Packard on Monday launched a Moonshot system that uses smartphone-style chips to power compact, efficient data center servers. The C…
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