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Archive for June 15th, 2005

Largest Private Supercomputer?

Wednesday, June 15th, 2005

/.IBM has launched its Watson Blue Gene system, the largest privately owned supercompuer seen by the press. The super computer is described reaching a whopping 91.29 teraflops. IBM has plans on giving Academic researchers access to some computing time. Some more info can be found the IBM site. All this makes you wonder what other supercomputers are out there, not known to the press, and if it’s time to increase the size of your private key and strengthen your encryption.”

* Slashdot | Largest Privately Owned Supercomputer

Who Will Google Buy Next?

Wednesday, June 15th, 2005

Kruo5hin writes “Google is the new Internet behemoth, snatching up small companies left and right. So, in this article, I ask: what tech gems are in the running for Google’s growing subsidiary menagerie? To help predict, I will first take a look at who Google has acquired in the past and what Google has done for them, and then I’ll throw out a few possibilities for Googlification and discuss where they might fit into Google’s strategy.

* Who Will Google Buy Next? | kuro5hin.org