Wednesday, 16 Oct 2013
IBM Research has announced the participation of Watson supercomputer in two new medical initiatives with the Cleveland Clinic faculty in the United States. IBM's supercomputer will be tasked with assisting faculty members make more informed diagnoses by making use of its natural language capabilities.
Friday, 18 Jan 2013
Supercomputers boast massive compute prowess able to simulate and model real life systems. Besides their practical purposes, they bolster the technological credentials of the owners of such immense computing capabilities, making the development of such systems a hotly contested global race.
Tuesday, 30 Oct 2012
Titan, touted as the world's first open-source supercomputer, made its debut at the Oak Ridge Labs in the United States. Titan is 20 times faster than Jaguar, its predecessor, as the former is capable of a peak performance of 20 petaflops - 20 million billion floating-point operations per second.