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The 20-petaflop Titan supercomputer

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Gene Amdahl, IBM mainframe architect then IBM competitor, has died

Amdahl was chief architect of several IBM mainframes before going on to found the mainframe company that bore his name

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Google reports strong profit, says it's 'rethinking everything' around machine learning

Google's products will use that form of AI even more in the future

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IBM Watson will know what you did last summer

A new API called Visual Insights can analyze your images and videos on social networks

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Intel promises $50M for quantum computing research

Intel is funding quantum computing research in the Netherlands, hoping to make fully functional quantum computers a reality in a dozen years or so

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Real-time computing: Gateway to the Internet of things?

The next big computer trend may involve precision rather than speed

Obama rolls out initiative to boost U.S. supercomputer capability

National Strategic Computing Initiative will involve government agencies, academia, and the private sector to develop a computer that operates at 1,000 petaflops

IBM Watson's next trick: Helping you write better

Tone Analyzer can help tweak the attitude in that email before you hit 'send'

IBM, Nvidia rev HPC engines in next-gen supercomputer push

'The race is on to the exascale milestone,' one analyst says

China retains supercomputing crown in latest Top 500 ranking

The U.S. is close to an all-time low for its number of machines in the supercomputer ranking

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Utah researchers make light-speed computing breakthrough

University of Utah researchers claim light-speed advances could make their way to supercomputers super soon

AMD developing megachip that combines CPUs and GPUs

AMD's as yet unnamed high-performance chip will be designed for high-end graphics, supercomputing, and data modeling

IBM claims advance in effort to build reliable, large-scale quantum computer

IBM says it has made a breakthrough in multiple types of error correction for quantum computers

Virtual face of artificial intelligence circuits and binary data

Scientists say AI fears unfounded, could hinder tech advances

Artificial intelligence research -- for at least the foreseeable future -- is going to help humans, not harm them

The fate of NASA’s supercomputer may depend on Sen. Ted Cruz

The 2-petaflop supercomputer would be dedicated to climate research, but Cruz opposes climate change funding

U.S. sets sights on 300-petaflop supercomputer

There is bipartisan support for spending $325 million on two new supercomputers to reach 300 petaflops, regaining the lead from China

IBM details plans for supercomputing future

IBM is placing more accelerators, CPUs, and FPGAs at multiple layers in supercomputers

Ask Watson or Siri: Artificial intelligence is as elusive as ever

Salesforce.com's expert on AI assesses the state of machine smarts at O'Reilly Strata + Hadoop World

IBM Watson now answers your questions before you ask

Watson Discovery Advisor has been upgraded to seek out hidden relations in data

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