A new supercomputer built in China is apparently the world's fastest. The system was designed at a defense technology university in the city of Tianjin. It's not quite homegrown since it runs on Linux and uses chips from American companies in Silicon Valley. Still, China's supercomputer breakthrough is likely to trigger some soul-searching in the U-S. Is America's big technology advantage over China rapidly shrinking?
China's Claims World's Fastest Supercomputer
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