GENCI to be Site of 2nd EuroHPC Exascale HPC System

The EuroHPC Joint Undertaking has signed a hosting agreement with the French national research organization GENCI for its next exascale supercomputer, called Alice Recoque, which will be operated by CEA, a French research agency. The system will be the second European supercomputer to reach more than 1 billion billion calculations per second. With a total […]

Wave Photonics Secures £4.5M Investment Round

June 20, 2024 — Wave Photonics, a Cambridge-based start-up, has received £4.5 million to develop on-chip photonics designs for quantum technologies, sensors, and data center applications. The UK Innovation & Science Seed Fund and Cambridge Enterprise Ventures led the round, with participation from Redstone QAI Quantum Fund, Kyra Ventures, Parkwalk’s University of Cambridge Enterprise Fund […]

IQM Quantum Opens Data Center in Germany

Munich, 21st June 2024 – IQM Quantum Computers today announced the opening of its first quantum data center in Munich to support industry applications, with plans to place up to 12 quantum computers in the data center that, at present, is equipped with two IQM quantum computers, manufactured at its commercial chip production and assembly line […]

Dell, Supermicro to Build Musks’s Nvidia-Powered xAI Supercomputer

Reuters and other news outlets have reported that Dell Technologies and Supermicro will provide racks of servers for Elon Musks’s mammoth AI supercomputer for his xAI startup. Dell CEO Michael Dell disclosed ….

Classiq Teams with BMW Group and Nvidia for Quantum Applicability in Electrical Systems

TEL AVIV | June 20, 2024 — Classiq today announced a collaboration with NVIDIA and the BMW Group to optimize mechatronic systems. The initiative is focused on solving a complex computational challenge to find the optimal architecture of electrical and mechanical systems. This problem involves defining the optimal combination of components, from electrical engines and batteries to coolers, and […]

WEKA Grows IP Portfolio to More Than 100 Patents 

CAMPBELL, Calif., June 20, 2024 – WekaIO, the AI-native data platform company, today announced its IP portfolio has been awarded more than 100 patents by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). The company was granted its 113th patent for methods and systems for power failure resistance for a distributed storage system on June […]

HPE’s $14B Acquisition of Juniper Networks under Review by UK Competition Authority

HPE’s planned $14 billion acquisition of Juniper Networks, announced in January, has run into a potential snag: the UK government’s Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) is investigating the deal ….

ACM Announces Awards in AI, Graph Processing, OS Software and Internet Privacy

New York, June 18, 2024 – ACM, the Association for Computing Machinery, today announced the recipients of four technical awards. They are: David Blei, Columbia University, receives the ACM – AAAI Allen Newell Award. Blei is recognized for significant contributions to machine learning, information retrieval, and statistics. His signature accomplishment is in the machine learning […]

Pasqal Delivers 100+ Qubit Quantum Processing Unit to GENCI and CEA

Paris, June 19, 2024 – A 100+ qubit quantum processing unit (QPU), acquired by GENCI (Grand Équipement National de Calcul Intensif), was delivered at TGCC, the CEA computing centre, the three organizations have announced. As the first QPU to be delivered to a third party by Pasqal, a neutral atom quantum computing company, is part of the High-Performance […]

June 21 Call for Proposals Deadline for OCP Global Summit and Future Technologies Symposium

The 2024 OCP Global Summit (and co-located Future Technologies Symposium) call for proposals opened on May 13 and will close this Friday, June 21 at 5 pm PT. Click here for more information. The OCP Global Summit will take place from Tuesday, Oct. 15 to Wednesday, Oct. 17. The conference organizers said they are running […]