The Swierk Computing Center will soon have the fastest supercomputer the country has ever seen, and one of the most powerful in the world.
Central European Processing
Central Europe is becoming a hotbed for research and development for some of the world's largest companies. Michiel van Blommestein takes a look at this IT powerhouse in the heart of the continent.
Michiel van Blommestein
Michiel van Blommestein is a Dutch journalist who has been living in Poland since 2010. He worked as a technology journalist in the Netherlands before moving to Poland to work as a regular correspondent for various news outlets. He still loves the bits and bytes though.
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Poland's ambitious National Broadband Plan is creeping closer to becoming a reality – but can its aims really be achieved?
The German incumbent has snapped up the enterprise network services company for €546m.
The operator has shed its Central European operations in an effort to cut debt and move into new territories.
Jan Czochralski, who invented the process of growing single crystals, is the subject of events to mark his birthday in his Polish homeland.
Fibre connectivity is headed to hundreds of rural homes and businesses thanks to a new scheme that aims to split the cost of laying cables.
Forget the iPad. In Poland, nearly half of all tablets are sold by companies whose names may be far from familiar.
Play's mobile brand, P4, has detailed its rollout plans for LTE, as rival operators lay the foundations for their own 4G services.
T-Mobile is hoping to persuade featurephone-wielding Poles to make the upgrade with the Alcatel OneTouch Fire
Poland is one of the initial markets where Firefox OS will be launched, and its performance there will help indicate what future lies ahead for the operating system.
The German telco's first overseas outpost is based in Krakow and will be casting its net wide across the continent in a hunt for startups with smart ideas.
The Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg's day-long vacation in Warsaw sees him stop by the Ministry for Administrative Affairs and Digitisation for a chat about privacy.
Poland was one of seven countries Microsoft named where Windows Phone is more popular than Apple's iPhone. Why? A mixture of brand perception, operator support and good, old-fashioned pricing.
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