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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, was named the world's fastest supercomputer for the fourth consecutive time during this week's SC14 conference in New Orleans

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

Intel Appoints Brian Krzanich As CEO

Intel (INTC) announced that the board of directors has unanimously elected Brian Krzanich as its next chief executive officer, succeeding Paul Otellini. Krzanich will become the sixth CEO in Intel’s history Read More

Intel Enters the Hadoop Software Market

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The market for Hadoop software continues to attract new players. Intel (INTC) announced the availability of its Distribution for Apache Hadoop, including new management tools. More than 20 partners announced support for Intel’s Hadoop offering, including Cisco, Red Hat, Cray and Supermicro. Read More

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