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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 […]

AMD to Use AMD EPYC-Powered Google Cloud’s C2D VM Instance for EDA

Google Cloud and AMD today announced a partnership in which AMD will run electronic design automation (EDA) for its chip-design workloads on Google Cloud, extending the on-premises capabilities of AMD data centers. AMD will also leverage Google Cloud’s global networking, storage, artificial intelligence, and machine learning capabilities to improve upon its hybrid and multicloud strategy […]

HPE to Build HPC and AI Systems Factory in Czech Republic

Hewlett Packard Enterprise (NYSE: HPE) today announced plans to build its first factory in Europe for high performance computing (HPC) and artificial intelligence (AI) systems. The company said the dedicated HPC factory, the fourth such site globally, will be located in Kutná Hora, Czech Republic, next to HPE’s existing European site for manufacturing servers and […]

Tesla: Cooling Tech Engineer Stole Dojo Exascale Supercomputer Secrets

Theft of secret information about Tesla’s in-house supercomputer, the exascale-class “Project Dojo” system due to be up and running this year,  are at issue in a suit filed by the company against an HPC cooling technology engineer and former employee who joined Tesla in January and resigned this month. According to a story by Bloomberg […]

AMD: EPYC Delivers Edge to Mercedes-AMG Petronas Formula One

SANTA CLARA, Calif. — April 19, 2022 — AMD (NASDAQ: AMD) and the Mercedes-AMG Petronas Formula One (F1) Team today showcased how AMD EPYC processors improved aerodynamics testing capacity, contributing to the Mercedes-AMG Petronas team winning its eighth Constructors’ Championship in the 2021 racing season. By using AMD EPYC processors, the team was able to achieve […]

Lockheed Martin, Intel Sign Agreement To Advance 5G-Ready Communications For US, Allied Defense Systems

BETHESDA, MD, April 4, 2022 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and Intel Corporation (Nasdaq: INTC) are partnering to develop 5G-capable solutions designed for faster and more decisive actions on security challenges. A memorandum of understanding (MOU) signed late last year expands the ongoing strategic relationship between the two companies to align 5G-enabled hardware and software solutions […]

Ansys Collaborates with Microsoft on Chips, Simulation and Cloud Computing for HPC

PITTSBURGH, March 21, 2022 – Ansys (NASDAQ: ANSS) today said its customers will have automatic cloud access to new 3rd Gen AMD EPYC processors with AMD 3D V-Cache technology, available on Microsoft Azure HBv3 VMs. Ansys Cloud, the managed cloud service provided by Ansys and enabled on Azure, will automatically upgrade to the AMD chips, […]

BullSequana XH3000, Delivering the Full Exascale Solution

In this sponsored post, Jean-Pierre Panziera – High Performance Computing CTO, Atos, discusses how the BullSequana XH3000 which supports a large spectrum of hardware technologies and feature a rich software environment will be the platform of choice to meet the Exascale challenges. The BullSequana XH3000 open architecture will lead Atos, its technology partners, and their users well into the post-Exascale era.

Pasqal and ARAMCO Collaborate on Quantum Applications for Energy Industry

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia — March 9, 2022 – Pasqal, a developer of neutral atom-based quantum technology, and ARAMCO announced the signing of an MoU to collaborate on quantum computing applications in the energy sector. Objectives include accelerating the development of quantum-based machine learning models as well as advancing other use cases for the technology across […]