Second Place Not Good Enough

October 23, 2013

Illinois Senator Dick Durbin likes supercomputers, or more to the point he likes what they can do to boost innovation and competitiveness. At the July 1st dedic Read more…

By Tiffany Trader

Stanford Gets Federal Funding to Bring Solar Research to Exascale Levels

August 2, 2013

Stanford University will receive $16 million over the next five years from the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) to use supercomputers to find ways to increase the efficiency of solar energy concentrators. The research project involves developing new models that will help solve vexing engineering challenges on the next generation of exascale supercomputers. Read more…

By Alex Woodie

Long-Term Funding Essential for Supercomputers

April 8, 2013

Chief executive of the NSW (University of New South Wales) university consortium Intersect makes the case for a holistic funding strategy. Read more…

By Tiffany Trader

What Will the Sequester Mean to HPC (and Federal) Research?

March 20, 2013

Prominent figures in government, national labs, universities and other research organizations are worried about the effect that sequestration and budget cuts may have on federally-funded R&D in general, and on HPC research in particular. They have been defending the concept in hearings and in editorial pages across the country. It may be a tough argument to sell. Read more…

By Richard L. Brandt

DOE Commissions Extreme Computing Study

December 3, 2012

The Council on Competitiveness has been awarded a $914,000 grant from the Department of Energy to explore the implications of the emerging post-petaflop era and the challenges associated with extreme computing. HPCwire talks to Council on Competitiveness Senior Vice President Cynthia R. McIntyre to learn more about the project. Read more…

By Tiffany Trader

Adapteva Reaches Funding Goal for Parallella Project

October 29, 2012

Kickstarter investment model notches another high-tech success. Read more…

By Michael Feldman

Cycle Scavenging Startup Gets Its Grid On

October 16, 2012

Portland-based CPUsage operates kind of like the volunteer computing grids, except the startup pays users for their "extra" compute power. Read more…

By Tiffany Trader

Taming the Long Tail of Science

October 15, 2012

University researchers look for more effective ways of extracting value from an ever-growing deluge of data. Read more…

By Tiffany Trader

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