• Kyodo


A supercomputer developed by Riken, a government-backed major research institute, has retained its No. 1 ranking as the world’s fastest in computing speed, according to a twice-yearly ranking by the U.S.-European TOP500 project.

The K supercomputer being developed jointly with Fujitsu Ltd. at the institute’s facility in Kobe retained the top spot, which it first captured in June as the first Japanese computer to do so in seven years.

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