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Untether AI Unveils At-Memory Compute Architecture at Hot Chips

PALO ALTO — Untether AI, an at-memory computation company for artificial intelligence (AI) workloads, today announced at the HOT CHIPS 2022 conference its next-generation architecture for accelerating AI inference workloads called speedAI devices, with an internal codename “Boqueria.” At 30 TeraFlops per watt (TFlops/W) and 2 PetaFlops of performance, the speedAI architecture sets a new […]

Verge.io Unveils Virtualized GPU Computing

ANN ARBOR, Mich.—August 16, 2022 — Verge.io, with a mission to offer a simpler way to virtualize data centers, has added new features to its Verge-OS software designed to give users the performance of GPUs as virtualized, shared resources. The intent is to create a cost-effective, simple and flexible way to perform GPU-based machine learning, remote […]

TSMC Reports 50% Y0Y Revenue Increase

HSINCHU, Taiwan – Aug. 10, 2022 – Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC: NYSE: TSM) today announced its net revenue for July 2022: On a consolidated basis, revenue for July 2022 was approximately NT$186.76 billion, an increase of 6.2 percent from June 2022 and an increase of 49.9 percent from July 2021. Revenue for January through […]

ALCF to Hold Cerebras AI Testbed Workshop, Aug. 9-10

The Argonne Leadership Computing Facility (ALCF) will hold a virtual AI testbed training event Aug. 9-10 that will introduce users to the Cerebras hardware and software stack. It will provide hands-on training to get started on the system in the ALCF AI Testbed.  Registration is here. Day 1 will focus on Cerebras hardware and software architecture. […]

@HPCpodcast: US Pressures ASML on Exports to China; US vs China Exascale; HPC Software

Following recent reports that Dutch chip manufacturing equipment maker ASML is under diplomatic pressure from the U.S. to regulate the export of its fabrication equipment  to China, we discuss market data, other suppliers of fab equipment, and a quick view of some of ASML’s own suppliers. ASML, the world’s only maker of extreme ultraviolet lithography systems, does not export to China EUV equipment instrumental to making the world’s most advanced chips used in HPC systems; it is the company’s older equipment, DUV (deep ultraviolet lithography)  systems, that the US is trying to block from the China market.

Report: US Pressures Netherlands on Exports of ASML Chip Equipment to China

Dutch semiconductor equipment maker ASML’s wunderkind chip manufacturing technology has become embroiled in the technology trade war between the United States and China, according to a Bloomberg story.  The U.S. is pressuring officials in The Netherlands to block ASML from selling older deep ultraviolet lithography (DUV) systems to China while also attempting to persuade Japan […]

TSMC Japan 3DIC R&D Center Completes Clean Room Construction in AIST Tsukuba Center

IBARAKI, Japan, June 24, 2022 — TSMC (TWSE: 2330, NYSE: TSM) today announced that its subsidiary, the TSMC Japan 3DIC R&D Center, has completed construction of its clean room in the Tsukuba Center of the National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST). An opening event was held today. The TSMC Japan 3DIC R&D […]

Cerebras Claims Record for Largest AI Models Trained on a Single Device

SUNNYVALE, Calif., June 22, 2022 — AI computing company Cerebras Systems today announced that  a single Cerebras CS-2 system is able to train models with up to 20 billion parameters on – something not possible on any other single device, according to the company. By enabling a single CS-2 to train these models, Cerebras said […]

insideHPC’s Exclusive ISC 2022 Video Interviews

Check out our exclusive video interviews from the ISC 2022 conference! You can find them on the right side of our home page. They include: AMD – An update on the EPYC CPUs and Instinct GPUs powering the new no. 1 supercomputer, Frontier, which is also the first HPC system to exascale-certified, along with the […]

At ISC 2022: AMD Talks TOP500-GREEN500 Double Win, Public Cloud HPC Instances, EPYC and instinct Chip Updates and What’s New for Xilinx FPGAs

At ISC 2022, the AMD booth was a constant beehive of activity – after all, AMD CPUs and GPUs are powering the new no. 1 supercomputer, Frontier, which is also the first HPC system to be exascale-certified. In this interview, we sat down with AMD corporate vice presidents Kumaran Siva and Brad McRedie to discuss […]