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Hybrid cloud: A smart choice for AI and HPC
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Hybrid cloud: A smart choice for AI and HPC

Drive business benefits while solving top challenges
10 Mar 2022
World’s fastest supercomputer to power tsunami evacuation drills
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high-performance computing (HPC)

World’s fastest supercomputer to power tsunami evacuation drills

Fujitsu will use Fugaku and a smartphone app to notify residents about the arrival time and flooding height of a predicted tsunami
3 Mar 2022
Meta teams with Nvidia to build the 'world's fastest' AI supercomputer
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high-performance computing (HPC)

Meta teams with Nvidia to build the 'world's fastest' AI supercomputer

The installation will bring a number of AI-based features to Meta's platforms, including its proposed metaverse
25 Jan 2022
Nvidia acquires HPC cluster management firm Bright Computing
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Acquisition

Nvidia acquires HPC cluster management firm Bright Computing

The Amsterdam-based company will help Nvidia to expand its accelerated computing portfolio
11 Jan 2022
HPE wins contract for Kestrel supercomputer with US renewable energy lab
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HPE wins contract for Kestrel supercomputer with US renewable energy lab

The company will support the organisation’s research and development into planning for future energy systems
2 Dec 2021
HPE to build new supercomputer for Thailand science agency
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HPE to build new supercomputer for Thailand science agency

It will be 30 times faster than the agency’s existing system and is set to be operational in 2022
1 Dec 2021
Japan's Fugaku retains title as world’s fastest supercomputer
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Japan's Fugaku retains title as world’s fastest supercomputer

The device from Fujitsu holds the lead, although new additions from Microsoft and Samsung made the top 15
16 Nov 2021
IBM launches its 'most powerful' quantum processor
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high-performance computing (HPC)

IBM launches its 'most powerful' quantum processor

The architecture underpinning the 127-qubit Eagle chip will help the company develop its landmark 1,000+ qubit processor by 2023
15 Nov 2021
Infosys selects AWS to develop next-gen quantum computing applications
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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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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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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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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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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