RFP Opens for ORNL’s Next-Gen HPC, 3-5x Speed-Up over Frontier Expected, Aug. 30 Deadline

The Department of Energy has released a request for proposals inviting vendors to submit plans for a successor to Oak Ridge National Laboratory’s exascale (a quintillion or more calculations per second) supercomputer, Frontier. Vendors have until 5 p.m. ET on August 30, 2024 to submit proposals.

CoreWeave and Bloom Energy Partner on AI Data Center Power

Solid oxide fuel cell energy company Bloom Energy and GPU cloud services company CoreWeave have formed a partnership to deploy Bloom’s  fuel cells for CoreWeave at a data center in Illinois. Bloom’s fuel cells are set to be commissioned in Q3 2025.

WHPC Announces 20th International Women in HPC Workshop: Lightning Talk Submissions Aug. 16 Deadline

Bicester, England, July, 2024 – The WHPC Executive Committee and Volunteers for SC24 have announced the launch of the 20th International Women in HPC Workshop: Diversity and Inclusion for All! As part of this all-day event, we are launching the call for lightning talks for SC24, taking place in Atlanta, Georgia, from November 17-22, 2024. […]

TSMC Reports Second Quarter YoY Revenue Jump of 40%, Income up 36%

HSINCHU, Taiwan, R.O.C., Jul. 18, 2024 — TSMC (TWSE: 2330, NYSE: TSM) today announced consolidated revenue of NT$673.51 billion, net income of NT$247.85 billion, and diluted earnings per share of NT$9.56 (US$1.48 per ADR unit) for the second quarter ended June 30. Year-over-year, second quarter revenue increased 40.1 percent while net income and diluted EPS […]

Full Circle: Cornelis Names Intel Veteran Lisa Spelman CEO

Interconnect company Cornelis Networks today said it has named Lisa Spelman its new CEO. Spelman joins the company from Intel, which made a major push into the HPC fabric market in 2015 with Omni-Path, which became the flagship product of Cornelis ….

Exascale: Frontier Supercomputer Used in Molecular Dynamics Simulation of 2M Electrons

The exascale- class Frontier supercomputer set a new standard for calculating the number of atoms in a molecular dynamics simulation 1,000 times greater in size and speed than previous simulations of its kind, according to Oak Ridge National Laboratory, where the HPC system is housed. The simulation ….

U.S. in Preliminary $400M Deal with GlobalWafers to Build 300mm Silicon Wafer Fabs

The U.S. Department of Commerce yesterday announced a proposed $400 million CHIPS + Science Act investment to build what the agency said would be the first domestic fab for 300mm silicon wafers and expand ….

Argonne Lab Unveils Upgraded Advanced Photon Source

The Advanced Photon Source (APS) Argonne National Laboratory has emerged from a year-long shutdown ready for its second act. “Together with Argonne’s new exascale supercomputer, Aurora, the (APS) will empower scientists to make discoveries ….

LightSolver Announces Management Changes

TEL AVIV, Israel – July 16, 2024 – Laser-based computing company LightSolver today announced the appointment of Amir Oz as Chief Operations Officer and Miki Sapir as Vice President of Product Management. The company said Oz and Sapir will play key roles in supporting product innovation and market adoption for LightSolver’s recently released LPU100 laser computing […]

Riverlane Partners with Atlantic Quantum on Error Correction

July 17, 2024 — Quantum error correction technology company Riverland and Atlantic Quantum, a developer of scalable, fault-tolerant quantum computers, today announced a partnership to work on quantum error correction. The partnership will combine Riverlane’s quantum error correction (QEC) stack (‘Deltaflow’) and Atlantic Quantum’s superconducting fluxonium-based qubit architecture to advance quantum computing. Qubits are the […]