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2010-11-16 14:35:00

The Department of Energy's National Energy Research Scientific Computing Center (NERSC) announced on Tuesday that it is now home to the fifth most powerful supercomputer in the world.

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2010-11-15 11:30:00

China overtook the United States recently to become the world leader of supercomputing on Sunday after Top500 survey ranked the country’s Tianhe supercomputer the fastest machine on the planet.

2010-11-10 14:35:57

The road to exascale computing is a long one, but the Georgia Institute of Technology, a new leader in high-performance computing research and education, continues to win new awards and attract new talent to drive technology innovation.

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2010-10-28 13:00:00

China's Tianhe-1A has taken over first place for the world's fastest supercomputer.

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2010-06-01 06:05:00

China is ramping up its efforts to become the world's supercomputing superpower.

2009-11-20 14:08:28

At the 2009 Supercomputing Conference in Portland, Oregon (USA), the high-performance computer QPACE (QCD Parallel Computing on the Cell) was recognized today as the most energy-efficient supercomputer in the world.

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.

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2009-11-16 09:15:00

East Tennessee is now home to two of the world's three fastest computers, according to new rankings released today.

2009-10-26 14:29:28

World’s fastest supercomputer used to create first-of-a-kind computer codes and simulations of the biggest of the big and smallest of the small.


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honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.