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Intel Advances Technical Computing With New Xeon Phi Products

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Intel continued to fuel its growth in technical computing Monday, with big announcements of new Xeon Phi products, and that its E5-2600 v2 processor product family and Phi coprocessors have helped catapult China’s Tianhe-2 into the new number one position in the world for supercomputers. Read More

China’s Milky Way-2 Is World’s Top Supercomputer

Tianhe-2, also known as Milky Way 2, at  Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou, China, is officially the world's fastest supercomputer.

Milkyway-2, a new supercomputer from China has blown the lid off of the semi-annual Top500 list of the most powerful supercomputers in the world. Clocking in at 33.86 petaflop/s the Chinese Milkyway-2 (also known as Tianhe-2) has almost doubled the performance of Titan. Read More

M & A Frenzy For Cloud Companies

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Spending is rampant this spring, as technology companies are opening up their checkbooks to make acquisitions and finance innovation. Salesforce.com acquires ExactTarget, Intel invests to spur innovation in human-like sensing technology, and Yahoo made a bold move in purchasing social-blogging platform, Tumblr. Read More

Intel Launches Low-Power Silvermont Microarchitecture

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Intel (INTC) announced its microarchitecture named Silvermont, which will support low-power devices from smartphones to servers. The new design delivers a three-fold increase in performance at dramatically lower power than Atom, Intel’s leading low-power processor core. Read More

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