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AMD adds GPU firepower to Google's cloud services

AMD adds GPU firepower to Google's cloud services A recent deal Team Red inked with Google could help AMD establish a foothold in this emerging market, and give its GPU business an important shot in the arm.Beginning in 2017, AMD’s FirePro SC9300 x2 server GPUs will be deployed to accelerate the performance of Google’s Compute Engine and the Google Cloud Machine.

China, already dominant in supercomputers, shoots for an exascale prototype in 2017

China, already dominant in supercomputers, shoots for an exascale prototype in 2017 Back in June, China debuted the world’s fastest supercomputer, the Sunway TaihuLight (pictured), with a Linpack benchmark result of 93 petaflop/s.While China is targeting 2017 for the completion of the exascale prototype, it expects to put a fully realized system in operation sometime in 2020.

IBM's Watson Simplifies Tax Season

IBM's Watson Simplifies Tax Season Filing your taxes just got a lot easier with IBM’s Watson.In partnership with H&R Block, the supercomputer will help identify credits and deductions for millions of American filers.