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New Supercomputer Champion Crowned New Supercomputer Champion Crowned
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The National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) announced today that it now has the world’s most powerful computing system. Dubbed “Sequoia,” the computer clocked in at 16.32 sustained petaflops, earning it the top spot on the International Supercomputing Conference’s top 500 …

Latest Instagram Valuation Round led by Sequoia Latest Instagram Valuation Round led by Sequoia

Any developer of an internet app that people are actually using is likely raising venture capital at present, and Instagram is set to receive $50 million at a $500 million valuation after wrapping up a Series B round led by …

Trulia Voices Sounding Strong

Trulia deals in real estate search, but it recently launched a forum (or “social media platform”) known as Trulia Voices.  Curious as to how the project’s coming along?  Luckily for you, Trulia has provided a “71 day pulse check.”

Yu Leaves YouTube For Facebook

With everyone still on a “Facebook watch,” we bring you the latest piece of news: Gideon Yu has joined the social networking company as its chief financial officer.  Yu previously served as YouTube’s CFO.

Is Facebook Considering Offline Version?

Facebook has acquired Sequoia Capital-back Parakey and everyone’s speculating what they plan to do with the new company. Om Malik suspects Facebook might be interested in providing an offline version of the social networking site.

Trulia Takes In $10 Million In Funding

Some weeks are “product” weeks – the companies all have something they want to release.  This has been a “money” week – crazy amounts have been thrown around.  And – although the amount of craziness and throwing involved here is debatable – real estate search engine Trulia has just joined the crowd by raising $10 million in funding.