PS3 consoles become military supercomputer

    US Air Force researchers have created the Defence Department's largest interactive supercomputer - the 35th fastest in the world - from 1760 Sony PlayStation 3s. The amalgamation of consoles, nicknamed the "Condor Cluster," will be used to "process high-resolution satellite images and boost...
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    New IBM Supercomputer Answers Questions

    Source: GenomeWeb New IBM Supercomputer Answers Questions By Matthew Dublin IBM's new "Watson" supercomputer is being touted as the world's most sophisticated "question answering" machine-a description which, on the face of it, sounds a...