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Toshiba touts PC algorithm that's faster than a supercomputer

Business / Tech Jan 17, 2020

Toshiba touts PC algorithm that's faster than a supercomputer

It's a tantalizing prospect for traders whose success often hinges on microseconds: a desktop PC algorithm that crunches market data faster than today's most advanced supercomputers. Toshiba Corp. says it has the technology to make such rapid-fire calculations a reality — not quite quantum computing, ...

McDonald's secret sauce for success in Japan

Business / Corporate Sep 19, 2017

McDonald's secret sauce for success in Japan

McDonald's Japan took a series of hits starting in 2014 that threatened to crack its golden arches: a supplier was selling expired chicken, a human tooth was found in french fries and a child was injured by a plastic shard in a sundae. Sales plummeted ...