An article in Reuters talks about the hefty supercomputing power at Saudi Arabia's new King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, due to open next year. It will house one of the world's largest supercomputers, Shaheen, which is expected to reach 222 teraflops, a capacity that will make it the sixth most powerful computer in the world.

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