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Beyond CMOS: three industry teams aim at next generation of high-performance computing (HPC)

Beyond CMOS: three industry teams aim at next generation of high-performance computing (HPC)

WASHINGTON, 11 Dec. 2014. U.S. government researchers have chosen three industry teams to develop a small computer based on superconducting logic and cryogenic memory that is energy-efficient, scalable, and able to solve interesting problems -- particularly those that involve intelligence gathering and analysis.

DARPA to detail Transparent Computing cyber security program to industry on 15 Dec. 2014

DARPA to detail Transparent Computing cyber security program to industry on 15 Dec. 2014

ARLINGTON, Va., 10 Dec. 2014. U.S. military researchers will brief industry next week on a proposed new cyber security program to enhance the understanding of internal computer functions as a way to detect and counter advanced cyber warfare threats.

The scourge of cyber hackers: government and industry gear-up for new generation of cyber security

THE MIL & AERO BLOG, 9 Dec. 2014. The recent cyber warfare hacker attack on entertainment giant Sony Corp. is yet another stark warning about the dire threats that cyber attacks and hacker terrorism pose to U.S. and allied military forces, public utilities, and commercial business.

Circuit board lock retainers for military and aerospace embedded computing introduced by Elma

Circuit board lock retainers for military and aerospace embedded computing introduced by Elma

FREMONT, Calif., 9 Dec. 2014. Elma Electronic Inc. in Fremont, Calif., is introducing the 325 series of SureLock multi-segment, extruded aluminum retaining devices that hold in place printed circuit boards mounted to the board and slide into a channel in the cold plate.

Marines ask industry for sensor-fusion technologies to counter artillery, rockets, and mortars

Marines ask industry for sensor-fusion technologies to counter artillery, rockets, and mortars

ARLINGTON, Va., 8 Dec. 2014. U.S. Navy researchers are reaching out to industry for sensor-fusion technologies to quicken and improve U.S. Marine Corps tactical fire-control decisions and intelligence gathering when countering enemy incoming artillery, rocket, and mortar rounds.

Officials of the Office of Naval Research (ONR) in Arlington, Va., released a solicitation last week (ONR-BAA-15-0004) for the Target Processing Center Sensor Correlation and Fusion project.

Marines ask Northrop Grumman to switch G/ATOR radar computers from Windows to Linux software

Marines ask Northrop Grumman to switch G/ATOR radar computers from Windows to Linux software

QUANTICO, Va., 5 Dec. 2014. U.S. Marine Corps leaders are ready to switch software operating systems in a radar system designed to protect Marines on attack beaches from rockets, artillery, mortars, cruise missiles, unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) and other low observables.

Green Hills Software joins hands with MEN Mikro Elektronik for safety-critical embedded computing

Green Hills Software joins hands with MEN Mikro Elektronik for safety-critical embedded computing

SANTA BARBARA, Calif., 5 Dec. 2014. Green Hills Software in Santa Barbara, Calif., is partnering with MEN Mikro Elektronik in Nuremberg, Germany to develop pre-certified safety-critical platforms for transportation and industrial embedded computing applications.

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