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Japan’s New Supercomputer will Eclipse China’s Sunway TaihuLight as World’s Fastest

"The supercomputer that is currently under development would take up about 1,000 square meters of floor space," said Sekiguchi.

 The machine will be an exascale computer and will be able to execute a quintrillion calculations per second.

China to Unveil Super Computer by the End of This Year

China plans to develop a prototype supercomputer in 2017. The machine will be an exascale computer and will be able to execute a quintrillion calculations per second. China already holds the distinction of having the world's fastest supercomputers.

China remains its title as the home of two of the world's fastest supercomputers.

Japan Announces Plan to Build the World’s Fastest Supercomputer

Japan is looking to retake the title of having the world’s fastest supercomputer, a title the country lost to tech leaders like the United States and China. Japan recently announced its intention to build the world’s fastest and most efficient supercomputer by the end of 2017.

China remains its title as the home of two of the world's fastest supercomputers.

China Ties with United States for Top Supercomputers Numbers

China and United States are tied at the top spot for the numbers of supercomputers with 171 systems each. However, China leads the pack as two of its supercomputers are at the top of the rankings. China's Sunway TaihuLight holds the first position with its 93 petaflops while the second spot is held by Tianhe-2 with 34 petaflops specification.

Chinese Supercomputer

China Boasts of World's No.1 Fully Homemade Super Computer

China has retained the title of having the world's fastest supercomputer for the seventh year running.

Too hot to handle

China, US in Race to Build World’s First exaFLOPS Supercomputer

There is no U.S.-made supercomputer system that comes close to the performance of Sunway TaihuLight.

National Supercomputing Center's Sunway TaihuLight the first time China has taken the top speed ranking without using American semiconductor technology.

China's Sunway TaihuLight Becomes World's Fastest Supercomputer

Earlier this week, the International Supercomputer Conference in Germany has announced that newly built Chinese supercomputer is the World’s fastest computer.


China leads tech scene with a more advanced supercomputer on the works

A representative of the National Supercomputer Center in Tianjin announced on Friday that they will introduce a prototype of a supercomputer that is 1,000 times more powerful than its groundbreaking Tianhe-1A.

An employee working inside a supercomputer.

China Still Owns the Most Powerful Supercomputer in the World

The latest Top500 ranking released on Tuesday, Nov. 17 reveals that China still has the world's most powerful supercomputer. The report also revealed that the number of supercomputers in China nearly tripled within a span of just seven months.


China’s involvement in modern astronomy is moving quietly, steadily

The role of China in space exploration is prevalent in the industry.


U.S. Blocks Tech Exports for China's Tianhe-2 Supercomputer

The Tianhe-2 -- or "Milky Way" in English -- is one of the world's fastest supercomputers.

New optical processors control light better

New Light-based Processors Make Superfast Computing Speeds Possible

The new device controls light more efficiently than ever before.


U.S. Exascale Supercomputer will Obsolete China's Tianhe-2

The aim of the C3 program is to build an exascale supercomputer.


Is the World First Thinking AI Finally Here? Ask Amelia

Rather than just saving information, Amelia understands the context, applies logic, and infers the implications of the information.

Optalysys CEO Dr. Nick New

Speed-of-Light Computers Could Arrive in 2020

The supercomputer should be able to start a 9 petaflops then scale up to 17.1 exaflops by 2020.

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