Supercomputer Maker Advances Weather Forecasts

Seattle — When you pull up the weather forecast on your smartphone or check online to see if a storm is coming tomorrow, you likely have a Seattle company to thank for the predictions. Supercomputer company Cray recently signed another big contract to provide computing power to another major weather center. Under the agreement, Cray’s technology will power weather forecasts from the Swiss Federal Office of Meteorology and Climatology....

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New Frontier for Techies
Sep27

New Frontier for Techies

Michael Hollman says he has a job offer from Amazon.com and just interviewed at Google. But he might ditch them both for Lincoln, Neb. Hudl, a startup that provides video tools for coaches and athletes, is offering the University of Nebraska senior a chance to become a hometown hero. It’s raised more than $72 million and boasts a location that’s ridiculously more affordable than the pricey precincts that neighbor Amazon headquarters....

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