Former Intel Executive Thomas Lantzsch Joins Canatu Board

VANTAA, FINLAND, April 16, 2024 — Canatu, a developer of carbon nanotubes (Canatu CNTs) and manufacturing equipment for the semiconductor and automotive industries, today announced the appointment of former Intel executive Thomas Lantzsch to Canatu’s Board of Directors. He has more than 40 years of experience as an executive business leader across Fortune 500 companies […]

HPC News Bytes 20240415: Intel Gaudi 3, Meta’s MTIA Chip, Easing GPU Shortages, AI Category Theory, China’s Growth Strategy

Happy Tax Day to you! Here’s a quck (6:23) romp through recent news from the world of HPC-AI, including: Intel’s Gaudi 3 GPU and Xeon-6 CPU, Meta’s new accelerator chip, GPU shortage easing….

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….

HPC News Bytes 20240325: Final GTC Thoughts, Intel and CHIPS Act Largesse, Ultra Ethernet Consortium Expands, Samsung’s GPU/HBM Chip

A happy end-of-March morning to you! Here’s a rapid (5:57) run-though of the latest news in HPC-AI, including: final reflections on Nvidia GTC 2024, Intel to receive $8.5 billion via US CHIPS Act, the expanding Ultra Ethernet Consortium, Samsung’s upcoming GPU/HBM blend.

HPC News Bytes 20240304: GPU Scarcity, Global Fab Capacity Boost, AI Hurdles and Singapore’s AI Training Strategy (Including Mid-Careerists)

A good March morning to you! Forthwith is a fast (5:51) run-though of recent HPC-AI news, including: The GPU shortage; HPE, Dell financial results, GPU allocations, new Intel fabs….

AI Robotics Startup Attracting $675M from Nvidia, OpenAI, Microsoft, Bezos

Start up robotics company Figure, founded in 2022 and based in Sunnyvale, CA, is in the process of attracting $675 million in venture funding from the likes of Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, Microsoft, Intel, Samsung, OpenAI and Nvidia, along with a slew….

Dawn Rising: UK’s Top AI Supercomputer Begins Operations at Univ. of Cambridge

The UK’s most powerful AI supercomputer, an Intel-Dell system called Dawn (Phase 1, pictured here), is up and running at a University of Cambridge data center. The system is powered by more than 1,000 Intel Data Center GPU Max Series chips and more….

Charles Wuischpard Names Nvidia VP North America Latin America Sales

HPC industry veteran Charles Wuischpard, formerly of Intel and silicon photonics startup Ayar Labs, announced recently on his LinkedIn page that he has joined Nvidia as vice president of North America Latin America (NALA) sales. In December, Wuischpard ended his tenure as Ayar Lab’s CEO, a position he held starting in 2018. Previously, at Intel […]

Cadence and Intel Foundry Partner on EMIB Packaging for Heterogeneous Integration

Feb. 21, 2024 — EDA software company Cadence and Intel Foundry have collaborated to develop an integrated advanced packaging flow utilizing Embedded Multi-die Interconnect Bridge (EMIB) technology to address the complexity in heterogeneously integrated multi-chip(let) architectures, the companies announced. The collaboration enables Intel customers to leverage advanced packaging to accelerate the high-performance computing (HPC), AI […]

Ohio Supercomputer Center Announces ‘Cardinal’ HPC Cluster, Doubles AI Processing

The Ohio Supercomputer Center today announced “Cardinal,” an HPC cluster (test node is pictured here) that the center said doubles its AI processing capacity. The system is scheduled to be launched in the second half of this year. A collaboration including Intel, Dell Technologies, Nvidia….