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Submission + - GPU supercomputer could crunch exabyte of data for Square Kilometre Array (

An anonymous reader writes: Researchers on the Square Kilometre Array project to build the world's largest radio telescope believe that a GPU cluster could be suited to stitching together the more than an exabyte of data that will be gathered by the telescope each day after its completion in 2024. One of the project heads said that graphics cards could be cut out for the job because of their high I/O and core count, adding that a conventional CPU-based supercomputer doesn't have the necessary I/O bandwidth to do the work.

Submission + - The Beginning of Cyberwar ( writes: "Looks like Israeli-Turkish Cyberwar has begun. Turkish hacker managed to hack a number of DNS settings few days back by using DNS Hijacking method which included Theregister, The Daily Telegraph, UPS, Vodafone, National Geographic and other. They hijacked some 350 Israeli websites.Hackers calling themselves the “TurkGuvenligi group” claimed they had done the cyber-attack. TurkGuvenligi translates as “Turkish security.”



KDE Goes Cross-Platform, Supports Windows and OS X 513

klblastone writes "The KDE desktop environment is going cross-platform with support for the Windows and Mac OS X operating systems. In addition to porting the core KDE libraries and applications, developers are also porting popular KDE-based software like the Amarok audio player and the KOffice productivity suite. New KDE binaries for Windows were released yesterday and are now available from KDE mirrors through an automated installer program. The Mac OS X port is made available via BitTorrent in universal binary format."

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