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  • DOE wants 5X battery boost in 5 years

    The U.S. Dept. of Energy has set a goal to develop battery and energy storage technologies that are five times more powerful and five times cheaper than today's within five years.

  • Argonne researchers 'hack' Diebold e-voting system

    Researchers at the Argonne National Laboratory this week showed how an electronic voting machine model that's expected to be widely used to tally votes in the 2012 elections can be easily hacked using inexpensive, widely-available electronic components.

  • U.S. Energy lab nabs 10-petaflop supercomputer for research

    The <a href="">U.S. Department of Energy</a> today said it would use IBM's 10-petaflop Blue Gene supercomputer to help researchers design ultra-efficient electric car batteries, understand <a href="">global climate change</a> and dig up space exploration mysteries.

  • Obama turns attention to supercomputing

    WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama's State of the Union Speech was so technology-focused that it buoyed expectations that U.S. investment in IT, particularly supercomputing, will survive his other plan to freeze domestic spending for five years.