Watson-Powered Toy Uses IBM Supercomputer to Develop Relationship with Your Kid

We’ve come a long way from Barbie. If you’re looking for an interactive toy that can talk with your kid, tell knock-knock jokes, and help them learn by getting to know their specific needs – there’s a Kickstarter campaign for…

China Supercomputer: Tianhe-2 Claims Fastest Computer Title

A Chinese supercomputer – the Tianhe-2 – has leapt to the top of the latest Top 500 List, which tracks the fastest supercomputers in the world. The Tianhe-2 (or “Milky Way-2”), which became fully operational two years ahead of schedule,…

Cancer Treatment Gets A Boost From Genomic Supercomputing

Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong, Chairman of NantHealth and the Chan Soon-Shiong Institute for Advanced Health, as well as the most wealthy American in Los Angeles according to Forbes, this week announced the launch of the fastest genomic supercomputing platform in the…

New Supercomputer Champion Crowned

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…