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Intel and Cray are building a $500 million ‘exascale’ supercomputer for Argonne National Lab

By | cray, Gadgets, Government, Hardware, Intel, Science, supercomputers

In a way, I have the equivalent of a supercomputer in my pocket. But in another, more important way, that pocket computer is a joke compared with real supercomputers — and Intel and Cray are putting together one of the biggest ever with a half-billion-dollar contract from the Department of Energy. It’s going to do exaflops!

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Ubiquitilink advance means every phone is now a satellite phone

By | Gadgets, Hardware, Mobile, Science, Space, Startups, TC, ubiquitilink

Last month I wrote about Ubiquitilink, which promised, through undisclosed means, to provide a sort of global satellite-based roaming service. But how, I asked? (Wait, they told me.) Turns out our phones are capable of a lot more than we think: they can reach satellites acting as cell towers in orbit just fine, and the company just proved it.

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Watch the historic first private mission to the Moon launch Thursday night

By | beresheet, Gadgets, google lunar x prize, Hardware, Israel, lunar landing, Moon, Robotics, Science, Space, spaceflight, TC

For the first time later this week, a privately developed moon lander will launch aboard a privately built rocket, organized by a private launch coordinator. It’s an historic moment in space and the Israeli mission stands to make history again if it touches down on the Moon’s surface as planned on April 11. The Beresheet […]

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