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IBM Says Quantum Error Correcting Software Coming in 2023 – ‘Quantum Comes of Age’

If quantum isn’t to be a technology “that’s always 10 years away,” then quantum error correction (QEC) – one of the high hurdles to quantum becoming a practical reality – must be tamed.  This week at a Wall Street Journal virtual CIO Network event, IBM’s SVP and Director of IBM Research Dario Gil said the […]

Leopard Imaging Teams with Socionext, Hailo, AWS for AI Video Analytics    

FREMONT, CA, YOKOHAMA and TEL AVIV, Israel, March 3, 2021 — Leopard Imaging Inc., provider of embedded camera design and manufacturing, is collaborating with three leading companies to deliver EdgeTuring: an artificial intelligence (AI) processing solution for video analytics. Leopard is working with Hailo, an AI chipmaker for edge devices, Socionext, a provider of advanced […]

Fabless Semiconductor Startup Xsight Labs Closes Series D Led by Valor and Atreides, Joined by Fidelity

TEL-AVIV and SAN JOSE — March 3, 2021— Xsight Labs, a fabless semiconductor startup company, today announced the closing of its Series D funding. The round was led by Valor Equity Partners and Atreides Management and was joined by new investor Fidelity Management & Research Company. Existing investors Battery Ventures, Intel Capital, M12 Microsoft’s Venture Fund […]

CoolIT Systems in Agreement with nVent for High Density Rack-level Liquid Cooling

Calgary, Alberta – March 3, 2020 – CoolIT Systems Inc., a global leader in modular, scalable data center liquid cooling technology, has announced a strategic agreement with nVent Electric plc (NYSE:NVT) (“nVent”), a global leader in electrical connection and protection solutions. As part of the commercial agreement, CoolIT will be able to provide customers with a larger, more effective product […]

Ungaro Departs: New HPC Leadership at HPE and Dell as Companies Vie for Server Top Spot

HPE and Dell, engaged in a neck-and-neck struggle for superiority in HPC servers, also are engaged in a reshuffling of their HPC leadership teams that may reflect similar visions of HPC’s evolving position across IT. Last week, we reported on Dell’s newly installed HPC management group following the departure in early February of Thierry Pellegrino, […]

Purdue Engineers Developing Switch for Quantum Internet

 Purdue University says engineers there have made progress on a new switch designed to enable a quantum internet supporting quantum computers of the future. The method, demonstrated in a paper published in Optica, could help lay the groundwork for large numbers of quantum computers, quantum sensors and other quantum technology going online and communicating with each […]

Getting More Quantitative Analysis Modeling and Backtesting by Fixing Your Storage

HPC storage is under strain to deliver fast, shared dataset access for backtesting quantitative trading strategies. One solution is Panasas’ ActiveStor Ultra – a scalable, parallel, data storage system for reduced backtest times and higher accuracy modeling.

Deloitte Teams with Nvidia on Deloitte Center for AI Computing

Consulting firm Deloitte today announced the launch of the Deloitte Center for AI Computing, designed to accelerate development of artificial intelligence solutions for Deloitte clients. Built on NVIDIA’s DGX A100 systems , the center “brings together the supercomputing architecture and AI expertise that clients require as they become AI-fueled organizations,” Deloitte said. “The Deloitte Center […]

ECP Announces 2021 Community Birds-of-a-Feather Days

March 1, 2021 – The US Department of Energy’s Exascale Computing Project (ECP) has announced the ECP 2021 Community BOF Days, Birds-of-a-Feather sessions for the high performance computing (HPC) community. BOFs offer various formats (e.g., panels, presentation, roundtable) bringing together people with shared interests and encouraging discussion and idea exchange. ECP’s BOF Days will take […]

New Cornell Virtual HPC, Data Science, Machine Learning Workshops at XSEDE

ITHACA, NY – Cornell University announced today that four new Cornell Virtual Workshop training topics are available at the Extreme Science and Engineering Discovery Environment (XSEDE) User Portal: Getting Started on Frontera Introduction to Advanced Cluster Architectures Using the Jetstream APIs Python for Data Science: Part 2 – Data Modeling and Machine Learning Cornell Virtual Workshop topics are freely available at all times to the entire scientific community – […]