high-performance computing (HPC)

Infosys selects AWS to develop next-gen quantum computing applications
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high-performance computing (HPC)

Infosys selects AWS to develop next-gen quantum computing applications

The firm will leverage Amazon Braket to test novel quantum computing algorithms
22 Sep 2021
HPE inks $2 billion high-performance computing deal with the NSA
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HPE inks $2 billion high-performance computing deal with the NSA

HPE will provide scalable on-premises computing to the NSA using Greenlake
1 Sep 2021
TSMC plots up to 20% price hike amid global chip crisis
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TSMC plots up to 20% price hike amid global chip crisis

The price increases could have repercussions on the global electronics market
27 Aug 2021
IBM unveils on-chip AI accelerator for fraud detection
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IBM unveils on-chip AI accelerator for fraud detection

The first system to use the 'Telum' processor could be ready by the first half of 2022
23 Aug 2021
Intel unveils Xeon W-3300 Ice Lake CPUs for workstations
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Intel unveils Xeon W-3300 Ice Lake CPUs for workstations

The family of five W-3300 processors support up to 4TB of eight-channel DDR4 memory
30 Jul 2021
Dell stops gaming PC shipments to some US states after breaching energy efficiency laws
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Hardware

Dell stops gaming PC shipments to some US states after breaching energy efficiency laws

Alienware R10 and R12 desktop gaming machines are now prohibited in California and six other US states
29 Jul 2021
RMIT to be first Australian university to implement AWS supercomputing facility
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high-performance computing (HPC)

RMIT to be first Australian university to implement AWS supercomputing facility

The facility aims to help the institution boost its research capabilities and will use tech from Intel too
28 Jul 2021
Nvidia switches on the UK's fastest supercomputer
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Nvidia switches on the UK's fastest supercomputer

The chip giant will offer the system to academic medical research for free
7 Jul 2021
Japan's Fugaku retains title of world's fastest supercomputer
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high-performance computing (HPC)

Japan's Fugaku retains title of world's fastest supercomputer

The Arm-based machine was three times as fast as the machine that came second in the ranking
29 Jun 2021
AMD Epyc processors will power Singapore’s new supercomputer
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high-performance computing (HPC)

AMD Epyc processors will power Singapore’s new supercomputer

The supercomputer is planned to be fully operational by 2022 and will have a performance of 10 petaflops
11 May 2021
HPE scores £22 million Singapore supercomputer contract
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high-performance computing (HPC)

HPE scores £22 million Singapore supercomputer contract

The new system will be reportedly 8x faster than the NSCC’s existing pool of HPC resources
28 Apr 2021
US limits exports to Chinese supercomputing entities
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Policy & legislation

US limits exports to Chinese supercomputing entities

Blacklisted organization hosts world's fourth most powerful supercomputer
9 Apr 2021
Habana Labs chosen to AI train the Voyager supercomputer
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high-performance computing (HPC)

Habana Labs chosen to AI train the Voyager supercomputer

Voyager will also feature Habana’s octa-core Goya inference processor
8 Apr 2021
UK could be locked out of EU quantum research
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Policy & legislation

UK could be locked out of EU quantum research

European Commission to discuss proposals to protect the Union's intellectual property on Good Friday
31 Mar 2021
Microsoft-led scientists retract quantum "breakthrough" research
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high-performance computing (HPC)

Microsoft-led scientists retract quantum "breakthrough" research

The team have retracted their findings after problems found with the original data
9 Mar 2021
DuPont acquires electronics materials manufacturer Laird Performance Materials
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Acquisition

DuPont acquires electronics materials manufacturer Laird Performance Materials

$2.3 billion deal aims to make the company a leader in high-performance computing materials
8 Mar 2021
First look at the Cambridge-1, the UK's fastest supercomputer
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First look at the Cambridge-1, the UK's fastest supercomputer

Nvidia's 400-petaflop machine is already in operation in Essex, just 20 weeks after its inception
3 Mar 2021
Samsung debuts 'industry-first' AI-powered memory
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Samsung debuts 'industry-first' AI-powered memory

This architecture combines high-bandwidth memory with AI processing power to boost performance and lower power consumption
17 Feb 2021
Q-CTRL’s new AI toolset allows quantum computers to self-optimize
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high-performance computing (HPC)

Q-CTRL’s new AI toolset allows quantum computers to self-optimize

The toolset runs on Q-CTRL’s flagship BOULDER OPAL software
10 Feb 2021
HPE launches HPC as a service through HPE GreenLake
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high-performance computing (HPC)

HPE launches HPC as a service through HPE GreenLake

The platform has been delight to tackle demanding compute and data-intensive workloads
10 Dec 2020
HPE Moonshot: Opening the virtual doors
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HPE Moonshot: Opening the virtual doors

How education institutions can leverage high-end computing power to deliver exceptional results to demanding courses
3 Dec 2020
AWS launches next-gen GPU instances for machine learning
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high-performance computing (HPC)

AWS launches next-gen GPU instances for machine learning

P4d adds Intel Cascade Lake CPUs and Nvidia GPUs for high-performance computing
4 Nov 2020
AMD acquires high-performance computing heavyweight Xilinx
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high-performance computing (HPC)

AMD acquires high-performance computing heavyweight Xilinx

The $35 billion gambit will see Xilinx computing technology integrated into AMD’s broader product portfolio
27 Oct 2020