Archive: 11/14/2011

Cray replaces IBM on U. of Illinois supercomputer

The University of Illinois says Seattle-based Cray Inc. will take over construction of the stalled $300 million Blue Waters supercomputer project, three months after IBM pulled out citing cost and technical concerns.

dateNov 14, 2011 in Hardware
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Orphan supernovae?

For some years now astronomers have been scratching their heads over the appearance of supernovae that detonate out in the middle of nowhere – rather than within a host galaxy.

dateNov 14, 2011 in Astronomy
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Berkshire buys 5 pct of IBM, takes other stakes

(AP) -- Warren Buffett said Monday that his company has spent $10.7 billion to buy more than 5 percent of IBM's stock this year, a surprising move by the billionaire investor who has long shied away from ...

dateNov 14, 2011 in Business
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