What Has the Titan Supercomputer Been Up To Lately? You Won’t Believe It.

Scientists are simulating how cells communicate, which could eventually lead to ways to stop diseases in their tracks.
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Apple’s Mac Pro Starts Shipping Tomorrow

The tube-shaped maxed-out Mac starts at $2,999.
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Microsoft’s Xbox One Costs $90 More to Build Than Sony’s PS4, Teardown Shows

Another unprofitable gaming system hits the shelves.
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What’s Next for GPU Chips? Maybe the Network.

We’re a long way from gaming now.
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The World’s Most Powerful Supercomputer Is Still in China

What the top American machine lacks in raw power, it makes up for in efficiency.
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Look Who’s Taking Dell’s Spot on the S&P 500

Ending a 17-year run.
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Why Larry Ellison and Michael Dell Are Now the Best of Friends

Friendship has its benefits.
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News Byte

AMD Deleted From Standard & Poor’s 500 Index

Shares of chipmaker Advanced Micro Devices will be taken off the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index beginning Sept. 20. The move was disclosed by S&P Dow Jones Indices. The change comes a day after Hewlett-Packard was taken off the list of 30 stocks that comprise the Dow Jones Industrial Average. AMD will be moved to the S&P MidCap 400.

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AMD Swings to Q2 Loss on Declines in Chip Sales

Advanced Micro Devices Inc. swung to a second-quarter loss as the chip maker continued to suffer sales declines on lower demand for personal computers.

China Retakes Supercomputing Crown With a Lot of American Chips

Titan, America’s previous champ, is now No. 2.
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