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Jay Lyman
Linux Hits Landmarks in Los Alamos Supercomputer Deals
08/15/03 9:01 AM PT | TechNewsWorld | 608 Words

... Los Alamos National Laboratory announced plans with system builder Linux Networx to build a Linux cluster supercomputer , using AMD Opteron processors, that will rank among the top 10 of the world's fastest computers and will facilitate nuclear weapons research. Salt Lake City, Utah-based Linux...

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Daily Cybercrime and Security Report
01/11/01 11:50 AM PT | E-Commerce Times | 356 Words

Attorney’s Office in San Francisco indicted an employee of Los Alamos National Laboratory Tuesday and charged him with 16 counts of computer hacking..."

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"According to assistant U.S. Attorney Matthew J. Jacobs, the charges stem from computer intrusions Heckenkamp performed before he was hired at Los...

Richard Adhikari
Los Alamos Surfs Its Own Quantum Internet for 2 Years
05/07/13 2:12 PM PT | TechNewsWorld | 638 Words

... fears that state-sponsored cyberterrorists have set their sights on the U.S.'s critical infrastructure -- and complaints that the infrastructure's security is below par -- the Los Alamos National Laboratory said it has been testing a network using quantum cryptography for the past two years. The...

Jack M. Germain
New Analytics Tool Puts NetFlow Data Under the Microscope
02/08/08 4:00 AM PT | E-Commerce Times | 947 Words

The company uses proprietary search technology licensed exclusively from Los Alamos National Laboratory , where it was developed and battle-tested for five years. Net/FSE allows network security analysts to respond to network alerts and anomalies by analyzing terabytes of NetFlow router data in real time through...

Peter Suciu
Nuclear Power Could Blast Humans Into Deep Space
11/28/12 4:18 PM PT | TechNewsWorld | 1121 Words

... team of researchers, including engineers from the Los Alamos National Laboratory , this week reported their successful demonstration of a new concept that could provide reliable nuclear power for space exploration. The technology is still years away from the warp drive of Star Trek ,...

Jay Lyman
Big Blue to Build World's Fastest Supercomputer
09/07/06 11:44 AM PT | TechNewsWorld | 548 Words

The new supercomputer, dubbed "Roadrunner," will be built for the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) at the DOE's Los Alamos National Laboratory and represents the first use of the Cell processors -- the chips at the core of the next-generation Sony Playstation 3 gaming console --...

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Daily Cybercrime and Security Report
01/16/01 11:48 AM PT | E-Commerce Times | 294 Words

"Claiming he's being used as a scapegoat, a 21-year-old computer whiz has reportedly denied hacking into six company Web sites before he was hired last year at the Los Alamos National Laboratory..."

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"Jerome Heckenkamp was charged following a routine FBI background check after being...

Peter S. Vogel
Internet Crimes Led to Long Jail Sentences in 2013
01/11/14 5:00 AM PT | E-Commerce Times | 970 Words

The FBI presented evidence that Miller: Asked an undercover FBI agent for US$50,000 in 2011 in exchange for access to two supercomputers at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory ; and Claimed to have hacked into servers from American Express , Yahoo, Google , Adobe , WordPress, Cisco, Harvard University and the University of California at Davis as well as accessed sensitive U.S. government networks from agencies including NASA, Los Alamos National Laboratory ...

Richard Adhikari
Nvidia Puts On Graphic Power Display With Fermi
10/01/09 11:52 AM PT | TechNewsWorld | 856 Words

The world's fastest supercomputer is currently IBM's Roadrunner, at the Los Alamos National Laboratory . With a US$133 million price tag, the Roadrunner is designed for a peak performance of 1.7 petaflops. It achieved 1.026 petaflops in May of 2008. It is built from off-the-shelf parts,...

Tim McDonald
Compaq To Build U.S. Supercomputer
08/23/00 12:00 AM PT | E-Commerce Times | 446 Words

"ASCI Q will increase our capacity to maintain and assess the safety and performance of the nuclear weapons stockpile while moving us toward new scientific frontiers in the simulation of complex systems," said Los Alamos National Laboratory director John Browne.

IBM Chief Competitor...

Walaika Haskins
IBM Roadrunner Meep-Meeps to Top of Supercomputer Rankings
06/18/08 3:15 PM PT | TechNewsWorld | 686 Words

Department of Energy's Los Alamos National Laboratory , achieved a peak performance of 1.026 petaFLOPS (floating point operations per second) to take the top spot. It was the first time a supercomputer has been documented performing more than one quadrillion FLOPS.

The computational performance feat...

Keith Regan
IBM Dominates Supercomputer List
06/21/04 9:52 AM PT | E-Commerce Times | 713 Words

That left the Linux Networx Opteron-based cluster at Los Alamos National Laboratory , at a speed of 8.05 teraflops, stuck at number 11.

Missing altogether from the list is the "SuperMac." The cluster, built at Virginia Tech, made a strong debut on the list six...

Jack M. Germain
Linux Leaders Join HPC Devs on Open Source Framework
11/13/15 11:02 AM PT | LinuxInsider | 890 Words

Founding members also include Argonne, Barcelona Supercomputing Center, the Center for Research in Extreme Scale Technologies at Indiana University, Jülich Supercomputing Centre, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory , Leibniz Supercomputing Center, Los Alamos National Laboratory , Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center, Sandia National Laboratories...

Jack M. Germain
Terra Soft CEO Kai Staats: Rallying Around the Cell Processor and Power Architecture
04/23/07 4:00 AM PT | LinuxInsider | 890 Words

The primary academic participants are researchers at these campuses: the Argonne National Laboratory in Chicago, the Los Alamos National Laboratory in New Mexico, the Oak Ridge National Laboratory in Tennessee, Colorado State, Southern Georgia University, Indiana University and Purdue University.

Also, strong corporate support for...

Walaika Haskins
Blue Gene/L: Still the One to Beat
11/14/07 4:00 AM PT | TechNewsWorld | 1409 Words

In addition to its AMD PC-type processors, the system, scheduled for delivery to the Los Alamos National Laboratory in summer 2008, uses the Cell Broadband Engine, more commonly found in the Sony PlayStation 3 video game console.

The chip reportedly cost partners Sony, IBM and...

Mike Martin
Cold Fusion: It May Not Be Madness
02/22/11 5:00 AM PT | TechNewsWorld | 1084 Words

"An unprecedented and widespread failure of the scientific method is partly to blame for the failure of Pons and Fleischmann," explained MU's Duncan, a former director of the Los Alamos National Laboratory Institute for Advanced Studies . "It made sense to question their results, but...

ECT News Science Desk
NASA Genesis Mission Returns with Piece of the Sun
08/19/04 7:30 PM PT | TechNewsWorld | 689 Words

Lockheed Martin Space Systems, Denver, developed and operates the spacecraft. Los Alamos National Laboratory and NASA's Johnson Space Center contributed to Genesis payload development, and the Johnson Space Center will curate the sample and support analysis and sample...

Erika Morphy
Military Secrets Discovered on Unprotected Web Sites
07/12/07 2:21 PM PT | TechNewsWorld | 584 Words

Material from Los Alamos National Laboratory and Sandia National Laboratories.

Most of the agencies shut down the servers in question when contacted by the AP.

Not Surprising
It is not a surprising development.

What most likely happened, speculated Paul Moriarty,...

Walaika Haskins
Microsoft Offers Wall Street Super Powers
09/23/08 3:18 PM PT | TechNewsWorld | 407 Words

Microsoft on Monday announced its latest software release, Windows HPC Server, at the 2008 High Performance on Wall Street Conference...

Walaika Haskins
The Secret Lives of Supercomputers, Part 1
08/07/08 4:00 AM PT | TechNewsWorld | 1324 Words

Located at the Los Alamos National Laboratory in New Mexico, Roadrunner is based on IBM QS22 blades and powered by Opteron and advanced versions of the Cell chip, the microprocessor found in Sony's PlayStation 3 video game console.

With advances in microprocessors as well as...

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