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Met Office Has a New Way to Predict a Big Freeze


September 15th, 2012 - 1:24 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Sept 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A supercomputer can now predict a big freeze weeks in advance. A new software has just been unveiled and it is said to predict the cold snaps ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Scientists map global trade endangering wildlife


June 11th, 2012 - 1:04 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, June 11 (IANS) Your coffee and cocoa drinking and use of wood products every day puts 30 percent of world's under-threat species at still greater risk because of loss ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Mexico rolls out supercomputer


January 27th, 2012 - 11:54 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Jan 27 (IANS/EFE) Mexican scientists inaugurated Latin America's No. 2 supercomputer by size and speed, with the ability to process 24.9 trillion operations per second, authorities said.The computer, ... Read more...

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Africa looks to India for IT success


March 30th, 2011 - 1:02 pm ICT by IANS
Dar-es-Salaam (Tanzania), March 30 (IANS) In Tanzania, where China is building mammoth infrastructure projects, India is scoring big with its prowess in IT as east Africa's vibrant economy looks to ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

IBM’s Watson crowned the ‘King of Trivia’


February 17th, 2011 - 8:34 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Feb 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) When humans were paired against supercomputers in a trivia game, the humans were beaten ‘mercilessly’.The mean machine called Watson was developed by IBM and in the ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

Jeopardy! Man vs Machine finale


February 17th, 2011 - 8:28 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York City, Feb 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Machine triumphed over man during the “Jeopardy!” finale.After three days of contest, IBM’s Watson did beat two former champions of the game. It was a ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

India eyes supercomputer for accurate weather predictions


February 17th, 2011 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 17 (IANS) The India Meteorological Department (IMD) is planning to acquire an advanced supercomputer to carry out cutting edge research in weather predictions and the future of earth's climate, ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Former winners fight against computer in Jeopardy!


February 15th, 2011 - 8:52 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York City, Feb 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The last episode of the show “Jeopardy” did put humans against a machine.Former winners of the show, Ken Jennings and Brad Rutter, were bought face ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

IBM’s supercomputer to be pitted against humans in TV quiz


February 15th, 2011 - 2:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 15 (ANI): IBM's supercomputer Watson will compete against two humans in a TV quiz for the prize of a million dollars.Jeopardy tests a player's knowledge of trivia in a range ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Supercomputer to unravel mystery of creation


February 2nd, 2011 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 2 (IANS) Scientists have unveiled a new supercomputer to reveal secrets of how the universe originated. SCIAMA, backed by the power of 1,000 desktops, has been installed at the University ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

New molecular mechanisms involved in Alzheimer’s development identified


December 17th, 2010 - 2:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 17 (ANI): Scientists have discovered new molecular mechanisms that may be involved in the development of Alzheimer's disease.The study, a collaboration between bioinformaticians and cell biologists, was led by IRB ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

US Air Force makes new computer with nearly 2,000 PlayStation consoles


December 13th, 2010 - 5:05 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Dec.13 (ANI): The United States Air Force has transformed almost 2,000 Japanese Sony PlayStation consoles into a powerful supercomputer suitable for military tasks. The new device will handle tasks, including ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Breakthrough technology to enable much faster computing


December 3rd, 2010 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 3 (IANS) A new chip technology that integrates electrical and optical devices on the same silicon bit, would enable smaller, faster and more power-efficient chips than is possible with conventional ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

No Ordinary Family: Superhero Episode Filled With Thrilling Acts


December 2nd, 2010 - 5:39 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Jim and Stephanie planned to celebrate their 18th anniversary just by themselves without the kids. But this arsonist spoiled their special day. However, after saving some people from the fire, Jim ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Sugar cube-sized supercomputer in 10 to 15 years: IBM


November 13th, 2010 - 1:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 13 (ANI): IBM scientists have said that a pioneering research effort could shrink the world's most powerful supercomputer processors to the size of a sugar cube.The approach will see many ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

China’s new computer does 1,000 trillion jobs per second


September 2nd, 2010 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 2 (IANS) China has installed the country's first domestically-made supercomputer capable of doing 1,000 trillion operations per second. Tianhe-1 is scheduled to begin operations this month, according to the National Supercomputing ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Diamond could be the key to next generation of supercomputers


August 24th, 2010 - 4:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 24 (ANI): Scientists in California are developing diamond-based computers that, they believe, would store millions of times more information than the current silicon-based systems.The researchers have used commercially available technology ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Daniel Tammet Featured In ABC 20/20 “SuperHumans”


June 2nd, 2010 - 7:33 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri New York, June 2, (THAINDIAN NEWS) ABC "20/20" episode "Super Humans" recently featured Daniel Paul Tammet on the show as a gifted individual who has extraordinary capabilities to solve high ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

World’s most powerful supercomputer to be unveiled in 2011


April 28th, 2010 - 5:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 28 (ANI): Scientists are developing the world's most powerful supercomputer, Blue Waters.The Blue Waters project, created especially for open scientific research, is expected to go live in 2011.It will be ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Cat can recognize a face faster than supercomputer


April 15th, 2010 - 12:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 15 (ANI): A cat can recognize a face faster than a supercomputer. And that's one of the reasons why a feline brain is the model for a biologically inspired computer ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

How to save electricity cost in hi-tech supercomputers


September 26th, 2009 - 3:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 26 (ANI): Scientists are proposing to build supercomputers with the kinds of low-power microprocessors found in today's smart-phones and similar portable devices, in order to save the cost of electricity ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Soon, a ‘Deep Green’ pool-playing robot would defeat all top players


September 23rd, 2009 - 12:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 23 (ANI): If you think you are unbeatable at playing pool, then you better think again, for a new pool-playing robot developed by researchers at Queen's University in Ontario, Canada, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Black hole at centre of galaxy twice as big as originally thought


August 24th, 2009 - 11:44 am ICT by ANI
London, August 24 (ANI): New estimates bys scientists suggest that the black hole at the centre of the M87 galaxy may be twice as big as originally thought, and possibly large enough ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Global warming might reduce if nations cut greenhouse gas emissions by 70 percent


April 15th, 2009 - 2:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 15 (ANI): A new analysis has determined that the threat of global warming can still be greatly diminished if nations cut emissions of heat-trapping greenhouse gases by 70 percent this ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Optimising golf balls size and dimples can help them fly farther


November 24th, 2008 - 12:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 24 (ANI): A team of researchers from Arizona State University and the University of Maryland is using a supercomputer to study how air flows around a ball in flight, ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Our sun could be far from where it started in the Milky Way


September 16th, 2008 - 12:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 16 (ANI): New simulations have shown that a least in galaxies similar to our own Milky Way, stars such as ours can migrate great distances, which implies that our ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Protons spinning ways are a result of moving quarks


September 13th, 2008 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 13 (ANI): New theory work at the U.S. Department of Energys Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility has shown that more than half of the spin of the proton is ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Canada to get world’s first supercomputer outside the US


August 16th, 2008 - 2:09 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto,Aug 16 (IANS) Toronto university and the IBM have joined hands to build Canada's most powerful and energy- efficient supercomputer yet. Capable of performing 360 trillion calculations per second, the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Diamonds may pave way for next-gen cool computers


June 20th, 2008 - 3:27 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne , June 20 (ANI): Diamonds are not just a girls best friend, for now the gems have been shown to be equally cordial to computers, as they not only help ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Supercomputer to stimulate extreme physics of exploding stars


May 2nd, 2008 - 3:57 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 2 (ANI): A team of scientists will use one of the worlds most powerful supercomputers to simulate the extreme physics of exploding stars.Robert Fisher and Cal Jordan are among ... Read more...

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Supercomputer helps design drugs faster


April 8th, 2008 - 2:43 pm ICT by admin
Sydney, April 8 (IANS) A supercomputer is helping speed up the design of new drugs manifold, doing away with cumbersome, time-consuming procedures. The results are as accurate as those obtained from the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Supercomputers may soon bring virtual worlds to our doorstep


April 4th, 2008 - 3:14 pm ICT by admin
London, April 4 (ANI): Supercomputers may soon start creating virtual worlds where a person should be unable to reliably tell whether he was interacting with a man or a machine, says ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Coming soon, supercomputers that fit snugly in your palm


November 14th, 2007 - 2:38 am ICT by admin
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