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  • Obama rolls out initiative to boost US supercomputer capability

    US President Barack Obama has signed an executive order setting up the National Strategic Computing Initiative that will adopt a coordinated strategy involving multiple government agencies, academia and the private sector for the development of high-performance computing systems.

    Written by John Ribeiro30 July 15 15:52
  • Flashy, storage-happy supercomputers due in 2015

    Supercomputing speed is typically boosted by adding more processors, but two new systems funded by the National Science Foundation due to go live next January will take an unconventional approach to speed up calculations and data analysis.

    Written by Agam Shah13 March 14 20:24