US energy dept awards $425m for supercomputers

The US Department of Energy (DOE) said it is investing $425 million (£271.3m) for research into computing technologies and developing “supercomputers”. Around $325 million (£207.5m) has been awarded to build computers that will be five to seven times more powerful compared to today’s fastest systems in the US. The remaining $100 million (£63.8m) will be […]

Climate change ‘supercomputers’ get £19m from government

Climate change “supercomputers” are getting a chunk of a multi-million pound fund pledged by the Government to improve the country’s “e-infrastructure”. E-infrastructure refers to data storage, faster networks and large, high-performance supercomputers. David Willetts, Minister for Universities and Science said that the scheme, which is giving £158million to UK scientists and businesses, was proof the […]