Adapteva uses crowdfunding to raise money for a $99 supercomputing platform

(VENTUREBEAT):  Adapteva is launching a crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter so that it can create a $99 supercomputer for the masses. The move is a last-ditch funding effort for an ambitious team that at first tried to create a 64-core supercomputing chip for smartphones that would have been the most energy-efficient computing platform on Earth. It’s also an attempt to create a movement around cheap and open hardware that fans can bring into production via their own enthusiasm. FULL ARTICLE