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Baidu Supercomputer Tops Google in Image Recogition

Jan 20, 2015 |

In an effort to oust Google from its the top spot in image recognition, Baidu, Inc. has dedicated a supercomputer to what it claims to be the world’s most accurate computer vision system. Using the ImageNet object classification benchmark, the Chinese search engine company claims that their system managed a 5.98 percent error rate, which Read more…

Cray Pushes XMT Supercomputer Into the Limelight

Jan 26, 2011 |

When announced in 2006, the Cray XMT supercomputer attracted little attention. The machine was originally targeted for high-end data mining and analysis for a particular set of government clients in the intelligence community. While the feds have given the XMT support over the past five years, Cray is now looking to move these machines into the commercial sphere. And with the next generation XMT-2 on the horizon, the company is gearing up to accelerate that strategy in 2011.

Don’t Throw Wolfram’s Baby Out with Google’s Bath Water

May 21, 2009 |

Time to break out of the search engine mindset. Wolfram Alpha is not a Google wannabe.

Wolfram Alpha Shows Data in a Way Google Can’t

May 6, 2009 |

CNET reporter Stephen Shankland previews Wolfram’s new computational knowledge engine.

Gird Your Loins Google, Here Comes Wolfram Alpha

Mar 11, 2009 |

Last week, Mathematica inventor Stephen Wolfram announced that he would be launching a new kind of Internet search engine in May, with the not-so-modest name of Wolfram Alpha.