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  • Jul 10, 2014
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IBM says computers will be able to simulate human senses in five years

Future computing devices will have the ability to see, smell, touch, taste and hear, IBM says in an annual forecast.

Wednesday, 19 December, 2012, 4:31am

Supercompter ranking opens mainland doors

Eight years since building its first supercomputer, China has opened new horizons for its industries - from creating a robust internet market to planning to put a man on the moon - as fast as the nation's appetite for high-performance computing systems has grown.

16 Nov 2010 - 12:00am

China adding more supercomputers

Mainland narrows the gap with Asian leader Japan but big-money foreign manufacturers still on top of the list

About four years since mainland players launched their first commercial supercomputers, China has narrowed the gap with Japan to become Asia's fastest-growing market for these high-performance computing systems.

4 Jul 2006 - 12:00am

IBM leads supercomputer pack

IBM continues to dominate the global high-performance computing market, with more machines than any vendor ranked among the world's elite supercomputers and its BlueGene/L System claiming the undisputed No1 position.

28 Jun 2006 - 12:00am

City's supercomputer ranking slips

Hong Kong has slipped down the ranks of markets running the industry's fastest supercomputers, according to the latest survey of the top 500 systems worldwide.

An IBM supercomputer installed last November at the University of Hong Kong (HKU) was the only high-performance system from the city to make the list, released earlier this month by a group of researchers.

29 Jun 2004 - 12:00am

China breaks new ground in supercomputer systems

China has entered an elite group of countries making the world's fastest supercomputers, as a high-performance system in Shanghai took 10th place in a recent ranking of the 500 fastest systems globally.

23 Jun 2004 - 12:00am