Supercomputers were the machines that modeled nuclear reactions, stars and Quarks. They were put in secret labs to study the next fighter plane. Like all other computers, they got better. As the internet has grown the problems of the internet get more complex and more demanding. They have started to require the computing power of Supercomputers. Now a supercomputer traces the money that goes into EBay.
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Last quarter we saw Dell (NASDAQ: DELL) pass Hewlett-Packard (NYSE: HPQ) in our hedge fund ownership rankings, which include 400 of the world's most preeminent hedge funds. For 3Q, Dell had 42 funds invested after a net increase of 4 filers. Meanwhile, HP saw a net decrease of 5 filers and now only has 40 big-name funds owning the stock. Ray Dalio, billionaire and founder of Bridgewater Associates, loves more »
Best of Breed originated at breed shows or dog shows to award which dog deserves the title of being the best representative specimen of its breed. When it comes to investing and keeping risks manageable, it would be wise to find which companies can be nominees for the award ‘best of breed’ in their sector. Keep in mind that I stated companies and not stocks. Obviously, many times you will more »
You might think that supercomputers are the stuff of crazy government research labs and that no straight-thinking company would ever target such a complex and surely sparse market. But you would be wrong, of course. With major advances in high performance computing (HPC) in recent years that “sparse” market has grown quite a bit. Worldwide revenue for large-scale HPC systems -- defined as those that sell for more than $0.5 more »