Eviden Delivers 104 Pflops Nvidia-Powered EXA1-HE Supercomputer for CEA

Paris – April 17, 2024 – CEA (The French Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission) and Eviden, the Atos advanced computing business unit, today announce the delivery of the EXA1 HE supercomputer, based on Eviden’s BullSequana….

Stanford AI Index: Lax LLM Reponsibility, AI for Science Accelerates, Impact on Workers, US Leads China in Models

The AI Index Report from Stanford’s Institute for Human-Centered AI is out, it’s an annual,  thoroughgoing snapshot of the state of AI begun by the HAI in 2019. This year’s edition presents new estimates on AI training….

Microsoft and NVIDIA Together Advance AI

[SPONSORED GUEST ARTICLE] Think of the Microsoft Azure cloud platform as analogous to a general contractor who brings together the most skilled and knowledgeable artisans, technologically speaking, offering the latest and most powerful advanced AI capabilities. This would include the latest NVIDIA AI hardware….

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

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 […]

SK hynix to Invest $3.9B in Indiana HBM Fab and R&D with Purdue

Memory chip company SK hynix announced it will invest $3.87 billion in West Lafayette, Indiana to build an advanced packaging fabrication and R&D facility for AI products. The project, which the company said is the first of its kind in the U.S., will be an advanced….

HPC News Bytes 20240401: A $100B AI Data Center, Eviden Says It’s Healthy, Alibaba’s RISC-V Chip, New Optical Interconnect Group, Nvidia Fights CUDA Translation

Happy April Fool’s Day! It was as always an interesting week in the world of HPC-AI, this edition of HPC News Bytes includes commentary on: Microsoft and….

Asmeret Asefaw Berhe Issues Letter of Farewell as Director of DOE Office of Science

Following the news last week of her departure as director of the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Science since May 2022, Dr. Asmeret Asefaw Berhe has issued a letter of farewell to her agency and White House colleagues. Dr. Berhe is currently on leave from the….

Exascale Software and NASA’s ‘Nerve-Racking 7 Minutes’ with Mars Landers

NASA supercomputers have helped several Mars landers survive the nerve-racking seven minutes of terror. During this hair-raising interval, a lander enters the Martian atmosphere and needs to automatically execute many crucial actions in precise order….