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Wimbledon looks to supercomputer Watson for fast tournament highlights to lure a younger audience

Jul 2, 2018
IBM’s artificial intelligence supercomputer Watson is primed to do quick searches for video highlights of the Wimbledon tennis championship next week. The idea is to deliver key moments to fans via social platforms like Facebook and Instagram. But what might that mean for more mainstream broadcasters that buy the rights to sporting events? Click the […]

China makes big strides over the U.S. in supercomputers

Dec 20, 2017
The machines are vital for strategic industries and economic growth. Businesses rely on them, too.
The Sunway TaihuLight is the first fully designed and made-in-China supercomputer that is also the fastest in the world.
Courtesy of the National Supercomputing Center in Wuxi

The unending race to make the fastest supercomputer

Jan 20, 2015
U.S. is a superpower when it comes to supercomputers. It's a costly achievement.

The $128 million dollar supercomputer

Oct 28, 2014
What does it look like and how is it changing the way we model climate change.

Two new applications for big data

Sep 2, 2013
Leveraging massive amounts of computing power to predict weather and explore the galaxy.

As PC sales fall, supercomputers soar

Apr 18, 2013
Supercomputing are in hot demand. But not just from governments and large companies. Smaller businesses facing complex challenges are seeking some of the faster computers in the world.

For public good, not for profit.

IBM's Watson heads to Wall Street

Mar 6, 2012
IBM supercomputer Watson conquered "Jeopardy!" Then he got a job analyzing health records. Now, he may suit up for Citigroup.
A general view of IBM's 'Watson' computing system at a press conference to discuss the Man vs. Machine"Jeopardy!" competition at the IBM T.J. Watson Research Center  in Yorktown Heights, N.Y. The supercomputer conquered “Jeopardy!” Then he got a job analyzing health records. Now, he may suit up for Citigroup.
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