DoE supercomputer clocked as world's fastest

Engineers at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory can breathe a sigh of relief: their new Titan supercomputer has, as expected, been certified as the fastest in the world.

Japanese supercomputer is still world's most powerful

Japan’s K Computer has hung onto its position as the world's nmost powerful supercomputer, thanks to a full build-out that makes it four times as powerful as its nearest competitor.

Intel wants ExaFLOPs performance by 2020

Intel VP Kirk Skaugen has outlined Santa Clara's vision of achieving ExaFLOP/s performance - a quintillion computer operations per second - by the end of this decade.

Japanese K system claims supercomputer crown

A Japanese system dubbed "K" has taken first place on the supercomputer TOP500 list announced today in Hamburg, Germany.