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chinaUpdate on the race to the Exaflop supercomputer

Six leading US technology companies will receive $258 million in funding from the Department of Energy’s Exascale Computing Project (ECP) as part of its new PathForward program. This money is to accelerate the research necessary to deploy the nation’s first …

computer architectureDubai plans roll out of chinese single passenger Ehang 184 self-flying pod taxis starting July 2017

Dubai has tested a Chinese prototype of a self-driving hover-taxi, its transport authority said on Monday, with the aim of introducing the aerial vehicle in the emirate by July. The test of the one-man electric vehicle comes as the city …

computer memoryGreat Wall trailer

The Great Wall – In Theaters This February Premise – In the battle for humanity, an elite force makes a heroic stand atop the Great Wall of China It is a fantasy monster genre movie.

computer architectureMore than Moore’s law strategy for computer industry

Next month, the worldwide semiconductor industry will formally acknowledge what has become increasingly obvious to everyone involved: Moore’s law , the principle that has powered the information-technology revolution since the 1960s, is nearing its end. Moore’s law states that the …

computer architectureWill World War 3 have a lot of similarities to World War 1 and the Russian-Ottoman wars of the 1700s and 1800s

Russia’s President Vladimir Putin is meeting his French opposite number, Francois Hollande, Thursday evening, as France seems keener than ever to bring Russia in from the cold to join its anti-Islamic State (IS) coalition force. The meeting is going ahead …

computerPakistan reported to be building 20 nuclear missiles each year, which will likely trigger nuclear arms race with India and China

A new report by two American think tanks asserts that Pakistan may be building 20 nuclear warheads annually and could have the world’s third-largest nuclear stockpile within a decade. Pakistan could have at least 350 nuclear weapons within five to …

computer memoryIt was foolish for the USA to ask Allied Countries to Walk away from tens of billions in infrastructure projects

Close allies of the USA such as Australia and South Korea have refrained from joining the Asia Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) under U.S. pressure. They actually have been “disadvantaged” by their loyalty. Most likely, these and other countries in the …

futureUSA will have 220-300 F35s by 2020 and Russia about fifty T-50 stealth jets

Lockheed Martin expects production of its F-35 Joint Strike Fighter to expand significantly over the next several years. At nearly $1.5 trillion in lifetime costs, the F-35 is the most expensive weapons program ever undertaken by the Pentagon. So far …

futureGasoline average $2.33 per gallon in the USA except for California where it is $3.03

Gasoline prices are below $2.51 per gallon across the USA except in California. California has a refinery strike and a special California only blend of gasoline. Drivers across the USA are paying $2.33, which is 29 cents more than the …

futureFluidized arc bed for cheaply convering titanium tetrachloride to titanium alloy powder

A new process, being developed by SRI International, takes fewer steps, uses less energy, and produces titanium powder, rather than ingots. The powder can be pressed and fused into something that’s very close to the shape of the final product, …