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2009-11-19 16:12:00

ARMONK, N.Y., Nov. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) supercomputers are the most energy efficient in the world, according to the latest Supercomputing 'Green500 List' announced today by Green500.org. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090416/IBMLOGO ) The list shows that 18 of the Top 20 most energy efficient supercomputers in the world are built on IBM high-performance computing technology. The list includes supercomputers from Saudi Arabia to Germany and the...

2009-11-17 23:01:00

PORTLAND, Ore., Nov. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Today at SC 09, the supercomputing conference, IBM (NYSE: IBM) announced significant progress toward creating a computer system that simulates and emulates the brain's abilities for sensation, perception, action, interaction and cognition, while rivaling the brain's low power and energy consumption and compact size. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20091118/NY13328 ) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090416/IBMLOGO...

2009-11-16 20:01:00

PORTLAND, Ore., Nov. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) was recognized in the annual HPCwire Readers' and Editors' Choice Awards, presented at the 2009 International Conference for High Performance Computing, Networking, Storage and Analysis (SC09) at the Oregon Convention Center in Portland, Oregon. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090416/IBMLOGO ) IBM was recognized with the following honors: Readers' Choice: Best application of "green computing" in HPC for...

2009-11-16 15:00:00

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia, Nov 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) and King Abdul Aziz City for Science and Technology (KACST), the Saudi Arabian national research and development organization, today announced a multi-year agreement to collaborate on advancing machine translation technologies, advancing intellectual property development and establishing a National Women Software Development Centre. Under terms of the agreement, KACST will purchase an IBM Blue Gene supercomputer to...

2009-09-18 07:37:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- President Obama recognized IBM (NYSE: IBM) and its Blue Gene family of supercomputers with the National Medal of Technology and Innovation, the country's most prestigious award given to leading innovators for technological achievement. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090918/NY78058 ) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090416/IBMLOGO ) President Obama will personally bestow the award at a special White House ceremony...

2009-08-25 12:49:24

Iowa State University says its new Cystorm supercomputer is capable of doing 28.16 trillion calculations per second at peak performance. Professor Srnivas Aluru, leader of the Cystorm project, said the supercomputer -- the university's second -- will help Iowa State researchers advance their work in materials science, power systems and systems biology. It is also earning Iowa State recognition as a Sun Microsystems Center of Excellence in Engineering Informatics and Systems Biology. Cystorm,...

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2009-08-21 10:50:00

Srinivas Aluru recently stepped between the two rows of six tall metal racks, opened up the silver doors and showed off the 3,200 computer processor cores that power Cystorm, Iowa State University's second supercomputer.And there's a lot of raw power in those racks.Cystorm, a Sun Microsystems machine, boasts a peak performance of 28.16 trillion calculations per second. That's five times the peak of CyBlue, an IBM Blue Gene/L supercomputer that's been on campus since early 2006 and uses 2,048...

2009-06-24 17:38:00

Shaheen System to enable scientific, economic and social advances through development and application of high performance computing solutions JEDDAH, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, June 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) and IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced that the high-performance computing (HPC) system, named Shaheen, has placed 14 among the world's most powerful supercomputers, according to the latest TOP500 List of Supercomputers. (Logo:...

2009-06-23 08:30:00

Declares Intent to Break the Exaflop Barrier; Develops Exascale Research Collaboratory in Dublin ARMONK, N.Y., June 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- IBM's number one system nearly three times more energy efficient then Number 2 system IBM tops List in aggregate processing power Most powerful supercomputers in U.S., Canada, Europe and Middle East are IBM Systems 19 of 20 most energy-efficient systems from IBM For a record-setting tenth consecutive time, an IBM (NYSE: IBM) system holds the...

2009-05-22 12:06:00

IBM Helps Create First Nanotechnology Center in Central and Eastern Europe SOFIA, Bulgaria, May 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) and the Bulgarian government today officially announced their cooperation in the area of nanoscience and a deal for IBM to support the creation of what will be the first Bulgarian nanotechnology center. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090416/IBMLOGO) The General Framework Agreement signed today defines the scope of cooperation between IBM...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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