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US government restricts Intel processors in China

13 April 2015
Intel has been banned by the US Government from selling any more Xeon processors for use in the world's fastest supercomputer, the Tiahane-2 'Milky Way' machine at the Guangzhou Supercomputer Centre in China.


Intel and Cray to build next-generation US supercomputer

10 April 2015
The US Department of Energy (DoE) yesterday announced that Intel and Cray are to build the third machine in its ‘Coral’ programme to lay the foundations for Exascale computing.


Europe creates universal 'language' for space science

8 April 2015


Computing quantum mechanics using HPC

2 April 2015


The future of cars and computers on Frankfurt agenda

2 April 2015


Europe's exascale on display in May

1 April 2015


Women get their hands on HPC

31 March 2015


Analysis & Opinion

Disruptive technologies in informatics

20 April 2015
In his final report from the Paperless Lab Academy, Tom Wilkie discusses the role of disruptive technologies such as cloud and big data

Lost knowledge and dead data

17 April 2015
In the second of his reports from the paperless lab academy, Tom Wilkie considers old LIMS and dead data

Out with the old and out with the internal

News image16 April 2015
Outsourcing, end-of-life LIMS, and disruptive technologies such as the cloud, are driving changes to the laboratory informatics landscape, as Tom Wilkie discovered at the Paperless Lab Academy in Barcelona, Spain, this week