QuEra and Korea Advanced Institute of Science & Technology Partner on Quantum in Sejong City, South Korea 

BOSTON and SEJONG CITY, South Korea and DAEJEON, South Korea  – September 14, 2023 – Neutral-atom quantum comuting company QuEra Computing, the Sejong Special Autonomous City, and Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) are partnering to establish a quantum industry ecosystem in Sejong City, Korea. The three-way partnership was announced today during the 24th […]

@HPCpodcast: David Barkai on His New Book ‘Unmatched: 50 Years of Supercomputing’

HPC veteran David Barkai joins @HPCpodcast to disccuss his new book, Unmatched: 50 Years of Supercomputing, chronicling the extraordinary progress of supercomputing over the past half century, and how HPC emerged as a “powerful demonstration of our relentless drive to understand and shape the world around us.”

NSF Invests $76M in 4 Physics Frontiers Centers – with an Accent on Quantum

Exploring, understanding and harnessing mysterious phenomena at the frontiers of physics are the aims of four research centers to be backed by $76 million in funding from the U.S. National Science Foundation through its Physics Frontiers Centers program. The centers will tackle some of the most challenging….

Quantum Corp. Announces Pre-Configured ActiveScale Cold Storage Bundles

SAN JOSE, Sept. 13, 2023 – Quantum Corporation (NASDAQ: QMCO), an unstructured data storage company, today announced pre-configured bundles designed to simplify purchasing and deploying Quantum ActiveScale Cold Storage, an S3-enabled object storage solution architected for active and cold data sets. With the massive amount of data organizations need to retain for business and compliance […]

D-Wave Demonstrates Quantum Coherence Results with Fluxonium Qubits

PALO ALTO, Calif., BURNABY, B.C., — September 13, 2023 — Quantum computing company D-Wave Quantum Inc. (NYSE: QBTS) announced  progress in its development of high coherence qubits, with results expected to have a significant impact on its future quantum technologies, according to the company. D-Wave has designed, manufactured, and operated fluxonium qubits that have demonstrated […]

Quantinuum Announces Quantum Monte Carlo Integration Engine

CAMBRIDGE, UK, Sept. 12, 2023 – Quantum computing company Quantinuum said it has published details of their Quantum Monte Carlo Integration (QMCI) engine. The company said QMCI applies to problems that have no analytic solution, such as pricing financial derivatives or simulating the results of high-energy particle physics experiments. The QMCI tool, utilizing quantum algorithms, […]

Enfabrica Raises $125M Series B for AI Infrastructure Networking Chips

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. – Sept. 12, 2023 –  Enfabrica Corporation, a startup building converged networking and memory fabric silicon and software for AI and accelerated computing workloads, today announced its close of a $125 million Series B financing round. The oversubscribed round, which increases Enfabrica’s valuation more than 5X, was led by Atreides Management, with […]

HPC News Bytes 20230911: NVIDIA LLM Inferencing; Honeywell and Quantinuum; TSMC in Silicon Photonics; Microsoft Copilot AI Indemnification

As we reflect on the events of 9/11/2001 (it’s still living hell no matter how long ago it happened), let’s quickly (4:52) review last week’s HPC news highlights, including: NVIDIA TensorRT-LLM for faster AI inferencing; Honeywell integrates quantum-hardened encryption keys from Quantinuum; TSMC enters the silicon photonics arena; Microsoft to defend Copilot AI customers; Hyperion Research hosts HPC User Forum

At the HPC User Forum: 2 Full Days in Tucson of HPC and AI

This week saw HPC industry analyst firm Hyperion Research host the HPC User Forum, a supercomputing conference with an end-user emphasis held four times a year (two in the U.S. and two internationally) offering two intensive days of presentations and panels involving commercial and government users, along with hardware and software vendors.

Quantum Internet Alliance Launches Quantum Internet Application Challenge

DELFT, THE NETHERLANDS—The Quantum Internet Alliance (QIA) has announced the launch of its first ever Quantum Internet Application Challenge, an initiative encouraging quantum enthusiasts to take part in shaping the future of the quantum internet. For more information fo to www.quantuminternetalliance.org. “The role of the community—from students and enthusiasts to scientists and industry leaders—in our mission of […]