News tagged with computational power

Networking for high performance computing

From drug simulation to predicting tsunamis and sea vehicle tracking, high-performance computing has revolutionised the way companies and governments operate. Similarly, embedded computing has revolutionised ...

dateAug 14, 2013 in Computer Sciences
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Could HYCCUPS boost phone battery life?

A new system that goes by the name of "hybrid contextual cloud in ubiquitous platforms comprising of smart phones" or HYCCUPS for short, has been developed by Romanian computer scientists. The system discussed in a forthcoming ...

dateJul 23, 2013 in Software
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Genome assembly in the spotlight

The largest systematic assessment the process of genome assembly is published today in BGI and BioMed Central's open access journal GigaScience. The second Assemblaton competition saw 21 teams submit 43 entries based on dat ...

dateJul 23, 2013 in Biotechnology
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New app puts idle smartphones to work for science

Android smartphone users will soon have a chance to participate in important scientific research every time they charge their phones. Using a new app created by researchers at UC Berkeley, users will be able ...

dateJul 23, 2013 in Software
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ARM chip makers set to reach 3GHz next year

(Phys.org) —ARM chip makers TSMC and GlobalFoundries have revealed that they plan to release ARM processor chips capable of running at 3GHz sometime next year. Such chips will almost certainly be welcomed ...

dateJul 10, 2013 in Hardware weblog
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Device physics: Simulating electronic smog

A research team from A*STAR and Samsung Electronics has developed a fast and accurate way to estimate the electromagnetic emissions from printed circuit boards that could help designers to ensure that devices ...

dateJul 03, 2013 in General Physics
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