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Roadrunner Supercomputer Decommissioned On Sunday
2013-04-01 04:29:31

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The first supercomputer to complete one quadrillion calculations per second has been officially decommissioned, going offline Sunday after being operational for the past five years. The computer, which was known as Roadrunner, was built by IBM and went online in 2008. The $120 million Roadrunner quickly became the fastest supercomputer on Earth (a title it held until November 2009). Its success was largely due to technology that...

2013-03-19 23:01:56

CogniVue® Corporation announces joining the Khronos Group as a Contributing Member. (PRWEB) March 19, 2013 As part of its ongoing enablement of embedded vision, CogniVue® Corporation announces joining the Khronos Group as a Contributing Member. CogniVue is strategically focused on aligning its Image Cognition Processor (ICP) core IP products with OpenCL. OpenCL is the first open, royalty-free standard for cross-platform, parallel programming of heterogeneous processors in a...

2013-03-07 23:00:17

Timberwolf Manufacturing Corp, manufacturer and distributor of durable, high quality wood processing equipment, today announced the unveiling of the newest addition to their line of firewood processors; the PRO-MP XL. Rutland, VT (PRWEB) March 07, 2013 Timberwolf Manufacturing Corp, manufacturer and distributor of durable, high quality wood processing equipment, today announced the unveiling of the newest addition to their line of firewood processors; the PRO-MP XL. This model weighs in at...


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2010-09-07 14:54:56

The Central Processing Unit (CPU) is the processor component of a computer system that carries out the instructions of a program. It is the primary element carrying out the computer's functions and the unit that reads and executes basic program instructions. The form, design, and execution of CPUs have radically changed since the earliest examples, but their elementary operation remains very similar. Some of the first CPUs were custom-designed as a part of a larger computer. However, this...

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cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
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'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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