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Uncle Sam Shocks Intel With a Ban on Xeon Supercomputers in China

Just as Intel’s (NASDAQ: INTC) CEO Brian Krzanich opened the regular staff meeting before a dramatically reduced IDF2015 conference, in Shenzhen, China – it is a good time to review how government and enterprises don’t see eye to eye when it comes to strategic business. Remember the Tianhe-2 machine at Guangzhou Supercomputer Center, the current World’s number one according to Top 500 Supercomputer list? Unlike some other China supercomputers with their mixed architectures – Tianhe-2 is a fully Intel based machine,  the world’s largest assembly of Intel Xeon CPUs and Xeon Phi accelerators. Even after Intel ‘opened the kimono’ and gave a nearly 70%  discount on its processors and accelerators, it


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Xenoblade Chronicles X Japanese Box Art Revealed

Spoilers: it’s amazing.


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Indonesian e-Com Startup Tokopedia Raises $100M from SoftBank, Sequoia Capital

Indonesian e-commerce startup Tokopedia has raised $100 million in fresh capital, which will be used for hiring, gaining traction and strengthening its position in a nuanced e- and m-commerce market.