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SDSC joins the Intel Parallel Computing Centers program

The San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC) at the University of California, San Diego, is working with semiconductor chipmaker Intel Corporation to further optimize research software to improve the parallelism, efficiency, ...

Sep 09, 2014
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Intel launches Core M family, targets 2-in-1 devices

Intel on Friday introduced its first three Core M processors. The commercial availability of Core M is big news for several reasons. Performance and battery life are its key strengths. What's more, this is ...

Sep 06, 2014 weblog
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NERSC launches next-generation code optimization effort

With the promise of exascale supercomputers looming on the horizon, much of the roadmap is dotted with questions about hardware design and how to make these systems energy efficient enough so that centers can afford to run ...

Aug 14, 2014
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Optalysys will launch prototype optical processor

UK-based startup Optalysys is moving ahead to deliver exascale levels of processing power on a standard-sized desktop computer within the next few years, reported HPCwire earlier this week. The company itself ...

Aug 09, 2014 weblog
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Austria's new green super computer

Several universities have come together to construct Austria's most powerful mainframe computer. Phase VSC-3 (Vienna Scientific Cluster 3) offers not only impressive computing power, but also serious energy ...

Jul 15, 2014
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Team at Raspberry Pi advance with Model B+

Nice, rounded corners. MicroSD card slot with far less jutting out. Two more USB 2.0 ports. These are just some of the changes—Raspberry Pi CEO Eben Upton would be quick to replace the word "changes" with ...

Jul 14, 2014 weblog
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