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Japan to develop world’s fastest supercomputer by 2017

Japan to develop world’s fastest supercomputer by 2017

Expected to be ready by 2017, the superefficient computer plan is a part of the government’s policy that aims at helping Japan regain its position in the world as a technology giant at a time when the country is facing stiff competition from China and South Korea. 

DNA: India's supercomputer will predict exact monsoon forecast

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Hitler's coding machine meets its nemesis

Hitler's Lorenz machine boasted 1.6 million billion possible coding combinations thanks to a series of twelve rotors, a million times more complex than the more feted Enigma machine.

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.

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.

Stephen Hawking launches supercomputer?

Renowned theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking has launched the most powerful shared-memory supercomputer in Europe.

Soon, computer that could `outlive` universe

A new blueprint for a device, known as a time crystal, can theoretically continue to work as a computer even after the universe cools so the heat-death of the universe need not bring an end to the computing age, has brought its construction a step closer.

Tiny crystal `revolutionises computer`

Scientists have made a tiny crystal which they claim will take quantum computing to the next level, creating one of the world`s most powerful computers ever developed.

`Quantum computers will happen in our lifetime`

IBM scientists have made a significant step towards creating ‘quantum computers’ that would be faster than any supercomputer on Earth.

Mexico rolls out supercomputer

: Mexican scientists inaugurated Latin America`s No. 2 supercomputer by size and speed, with the ability to process 24.9 trillion operations per second, authorities said.

`Supercomputers’ that can predict the future

The European Union is all set to fund a 900 million-pound scheme to produce a computer system that could predict spread of diseases and impending financial meltdowns.

Japanese supercomputer is the most powerful

The computer is three times faster than its Chinese rival that previously held the top position, a report said.

A supercomputer that can process tsunami of data!

Gordon, a cutting edge supercomputer, will have 250 trillion bytes of flash memory.

Supercomputer solves gamma-ray burst mystery

The study provides the most detailed glimpse of the forces driving some of the universe’s most energetic explosions.

Supercomp to compete against 2 humans on TV quiz show

A supercomputer, designed by IBM, is to face two human contestants on a TV quiz show.

IBM supercomputer beats human champs

In a major achievement for artificial intelligence, an IBM supercomputer beat two human champions.

Faster, greener `super` computer

Scientists have developed an ultra-fast computer chip, which is 20 times faster than regular PCs.

Chinese supercomputer ranked world`s fastest

The Tianhe-1A system at the National Supercomputer Center in Tianjin has been ranked world`s fastest.

Sugar cube-sized supercomputer in 10 to 15 yrs: IBM

The plan is to reduce computers` energy use, rather than just to shrink them.

India`s latest supercomputer unveiled

India`s latest supercomputer `Annapurna` was unveiled at the IMSc on Friday.