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May 9, 2012 by

CERN Openlab to tackle cloud challenges

Openlab, a collaboration between CERN and five companies to develop technology to underpin the Large Hadron Collider experiment, will next concentrate on challenges such as cloud computing.Openlab, which involves collaborative research between CERN and HP, Huawei, Intel, Oracle, and Siemens, officially went into its fourth phase on Wednesday.

September 15, 2011 by

Inside the largest machine ever built

At the Intel Developer Forum in San Francisco, Andrzej Nowak, staff researcher at CERN, the European Organization for Nuclear Research, explains how the organization is working to understand the universe and is processing the data it collects.

August 6, 2011 by

Twenty years after the Singularity

The 6th of August 1991 is one of those significant dates that most people don't know about, a day that changed the world.It was the day that Tim Berners-Lee made public the first World Wide Web server, running on a NeXT cube on his desk at CERN.

June 5, 2011 by

The practical uses of antimatter

Antimatter breakthrough at CERN elicits mystery-of-the-universe claims. But the stuff has everyday value, from stronger skyscrapers to crispier potato chips. Ask the Positron Annihilation Community.

April 17, 2011 by

Top 10 tech developments of 1991

ZDNet's 20th anniversary: I was only 17 back in 1991, so my recollection of tech from that time is somewhat hazy, but thanks to the marvels of modern technology and the collective intelligence called The Internet, I've been able to delve into the archives.

May 31, 2010 by

Intel unveils many-core Knights Ferry, Knights Corner chips

Speaking at the International Supercomputer Conference in Hamburg on Monday, Intel vice president and head of datacentres Kirk Skaugen gave first details of Many Integrated Core (MIC) and its initial appearance in the Knights Ferry and Knights Corner platforms.Skaugen said it combined standard Intel Architecture x86 programming and memory model with many cores and "many, many more" threads.


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