Let your idle phone help cure cancer as you sleep

Imagine that your idle phone is helping power cancer research as you hit the sack. With a new app, Australia's Garvan Institute of Medical Research and the Vodafone Foundation want to create a "supercomputer" that will use the free power from your smartphone to help speed up cancer research.

China's Tianhe-2 tops world supercomputers for fifth time

China's Tianhe-2 tops world supercomputers for fifth time

China's Tianhe-2 supercomputer was named the world's fastest for the fifth time today, outperforming those from the US.

China developing new generation supercomputer?

 A new generation supercomputer capable of performing over a hundred thousand trillion computing operations per second, is being developed by China.

Super computer launched, to improve weather forecasting

 Science and Technology Minister Harsh Vardhan on Tuesday inaugurated a 'high performance' computing facility at NCMRWF that will improve the country's weather forecasting capabilities.

World`s fastest computer is China`s Tianhe-2

The International Supercomputing Conference has named China`s Tianhe-2 as the world `s fastest computer for the third year in a row . The conference was held in Leipzig, Germany.

Supercomputer passes Turing test for the first time

A supercomputer programme has passed the Turing Test for the first time in history after it managed to fool 33 per cent of the human judges into thinking that it was a 13-year-old boy.

IIT-Kanpur unveils new supercomputer

One of India`s top educational institutes, the Indian Institute Of Technology at Kanpur (IIT-K) has unveiled a new supercomputer on Tuesday.

New DNA supercomputer can deliver genome sequencing for just $1k

Researchers have developed a new DNA supercomputer which is promising to deliver radically cheaper genome sequencing.

PARAM supercomputer among the most power efficient systems in world

India`s supercomputer PARAM Yuva II, developed by the Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (C-DAC), has been ranked first in India, ninth in the Asia Pacific Region and 44th in the world among the most power efficient computer systems as per the Green500 List announced at the Supercomputing Conference (SC 2013) in Denver, Colorado, in the US, an official release said here Wednesday.

`Greenest` supercomputer unveiled at Cambridge University

A new supercomputer has been unveiled by Cambridge University which is being praised as the ` greenest ` of its kind.

China`s supercomputer retains world`s most powerful system title

China`s supercomputer Tianhe-2 has been reportedly able to retain its top position, awarded in June, in the latest list of world`s most powerful systems.

Australia unveils its most powerful supercomputer

Australia`s most powerful supercomputer, Raijin, was today unveiled in Canberra.

CSIR to launch its fastest supercomputer in Bangalore

CSIR is all set to launch its fastest supercomputer at India`s first ever big data science institute in Bangalore later this month marking its entry into the new field of data intensive scientific discovery.

China develops world`s fastest supercomputer

China`s defence scientists have built the world`s fastest supercomputer, capable of performing 33.86 quadrillion operations per second, surpassing the US Titan supercomputer, according to survey results announced today.

Netweb deploys India’s fastest Supercomputer at C-DAC, Pune

With the recent installation of supercomputer at C-DAC, Pune, Netweb Technologies has maintained their supremacy of being the leader in implementing fastest supercomputers in India for almost a decade.

Researchers set record by simulating supersonic jet noise

Sequoia once topped list of the world`s most powerful supercomputers, boasting 1,572,864 compute cores (processors) and 1.6 petabytes of memory.

World’s fastest supercomputer is also energy efficient

Titan, the world’s fastest supercomputer, has also been ranked third in energy efficiency.

Oak Ridge’s Titan named world’s fastest computer

A supercomputer at US goverment’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory has become the world’s fastest computer.

Supercomputer does 20,000 trillion calculations in a blink!

New supercomputer Titan can process more than 20,000 trillion calculations, or 20 petaflops, in a mere blink by employing a series of graphic processing units first created for computer gaming.

India plans fastest supercomputer by 2017

Telecom and IT Minister Kapil Sibal is understood to have written to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh sharing the roadmap to develop "petaflop and exaflop range of supercomputers" at an estimated cost of Rs 4,700 crore over 5 years.