NTT: Photonics Network Connects Data Centers in U.S. and U.K.

NTT Corporation (NTT) and NTT DATA announced the successful demonstration of All-Photonics Network (APN)-driven connections between data centers in the United States and the United Kingdom. In the U.K., NTT connected data centers north and east of London….

TSMC March 2024 Revenue Report: Up 34% YoY

HSINCHU, Taiwan, R.O.C. – Apr. 10, 2024 – TSMC (TWSE: 2330, NYSE: TSM) today announced its net revenue for March 2024: On a consolidated basis, revenue for March 2024 was approximately NT$195.21 billion, an increase of 7.5 percent from February 2024 and an increase of 34.3 percent from March 2023. Revenue for January through March […]

MIPS Adds 3 Managers from NVIDIA, Google and SiFive

SAN JOSE – April 09, 2024 – MIPS, a developer of efficient and configurable IP compute cores, today announced the addition of three technology and semiconductor industry professionals dedicated to driving MIPS’ technical differentiation to support the company’s global expansion in the automotive, data center and embedded markets. Reporting directly to CEO Sameer Wasson, the new […]

TSMC in the USA: Up to $6.6B in CHIPS Act Funding for 3rd (2nm or More) Arizona Fab

TSMC announced it has signed a preliminary agreement with the U.S. Dept. of Commerce for up to $6.6 billion under the CHIPS and Science Act. TSMC also announced plans to build a third fab at its TSMC Arizona site in  Phoenix using 2nm or more processes….

HPC News Bytes 20240408: Chips Ahoy! …and Quantum Error Rate Progress

A good April morning to you! Chips dominate the HPC-AI news landscape, which has become something of an industry commonplace of late, including: TSMC’s Arizona fab on schedule, the Dutch government makes a pitch to ASML, Intel foundry business’s losses, TSMC expands CoWoS capacity, SK hynix to investing in Indiana and Purdue, Quantinuum and Microsoft report 14,000 error-free instances

Quantum Corp. Announces ActiveScale All-Flash Object Storage for AI, Data Lakes and Storage Clouds 

SAN JOSE, April 2, 2024 — Data management and storage company Quantum Corporation today announces ActiveScale Z200 all-flash object storage, designed to help customers accelerate mission-critical AI pipelines and massive data workflows. This new solution extends Quantum’s all-flash leadership beyond Quantum Myriad and StorNext file system solutions to address S3-native use cases that require rapid […]

Dell Technologies and Northwestern Medicine Adopt Generative AI for Patient Diagnosis

ROUND ROCK – April 5, 2024 — Dell Technologies and Northwestern Medicine are using AI to innovate and strengthen patient care to deliver advancements in medicine, including the development and evaluation of a generative multimodal large language model (LLM) for the interpretation of chest x-rays. Northwestern Medicine’s goal was to use AI to enhance patient […]

Quantinuum and Microsoft Report 800x Lower Quantum Error Rate

Quantinuum and Microsoft report they have achieved a breakthrough in fault tolerant quantum computing “by demonstrating the most reliable logical qubits with active syndrome extraction, an achievement previously believed to be years away from realization,” the companies said.

Classiq and Quantum Intelligence Partner on Drug Development

SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA and TEL AVIV, ISRAEL | April 04, 2024 — Quantum computing software company Classiq and Quantum Intelligence Corp. today announced the launch of joint research for drug development by applying quantum computing to pharmacology. The collaboration is under the auspices of Classiq’s Quantum Computing For Life Sciences & Healthcare Center, launched with NVIDIA […]

Former Microsoft Data Center Executive Joins Iceotope as Senior Advisor

London, 04 April, 2024: Liquid cooling technology company Iceotope Technologies announced that Christian Belady has been named senior advisor to the company. Iceotope said Belady is an established data center executive known for his innovative approaches to infrastructure and quantitative benchmarking. The appointment coincides with increasing global demand for Iceotope solutions and an ambitious global […]