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CGG Expands High-Performance Computing Capacity with UK HPC Hub

Paris — Apr 12, 2022 — CGG, a geoscience technology company, announced it is expanding its high-performance computing (HPC) capacity and associated service offerings after signing a lease to build a new European HPC hub in Southeast England that will become operational in H1 2023 and increase its cloud HPC capacity by up to 100 […]

Collaboration Reports Milestone for Neutral Atom Quantum Computing

BOULDER, CO, April 20, 2022 — ColdQuanta, Riverlane and the University of Wisconsin–Madison, today announced they have successfully run a quantum algorithm on a cold atom qubit array system, codenamed “AQuA,” which the three companies say is an industry first “that brings quantum computing one step closer to real world applications.” The milestone was conducted at the University of Wisconsin–Madison […]

Laurie Locascio Sworn in as NIST Director

April 19, 2022 — WASHINGTON — Laurie E. Locascio was sworn in today as the fourth Under Secretary of Commerce for Standards and Technology and the 17th director of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) by U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina M. Raimondo. Locascio was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on April 7, […]

Former DARPA Program Manager Dr. Al Emondi Named NTT Head of Partner Strategy

Sunnyvale, Calif. – April 19, 2022 – NTT Research, Inc., a division of NTT (TYO:9432), today announced it has named Dr. Al Emondi head of partner strategy. An organizational and technology leader, Dr. Emondi joined NTT Research last month on a contract basis as part of its leadership advisory team, with responsibilities that include growth and research partner opportunities, […]

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 […]

Laiye Closes Series C at $160 Million to Accelerate Global Rollout of Intelligent Automation

Beijing – 19 April, 2022: –  Laiye, a global intelligent automation company, announced the completion of a $160 million Series C funding round with the latest tranche at $70 million led by HOPU Magnolia, a high-growth enterprise technology-focused investment firm. Other investors include VMS Group and Youshan Capital, with existing investors such as Lightspeed China Partners […]

DOE Announces $26M for Data Management and Scientific Data Visualization Research

April 15, 2022 — Today, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced $26 million for research to advance scientific data management and visualization. Foundational research in data management will address challenges stemming from the increasingly massive data sets produced by scientific experiments and supercomputers. Innovative and intuitive data visualization approaches will support scientific discovery, decision-making, and […]

DOE: $40M Funding Opportunity for Mathematical Multifaceted Capability Centers

April 15, 2022 — Today, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced $40 million for fundamental mathematics research on problems of interest to the DOE that require the integration of multiple mathematical topic areas. The Mathematical Multifaceted Integrated Capability Centers (MMICCs) supported by this funding opportunity will enable five-year, multi-institutional collaborations for cross-cutting mathematics. Collaborative applications […]

Open Compute Project Announces Hardware-Software Co-design Strategy.

April 14, 2022 – Today, the OCP Foundation, the nonprofit organization focused on hyperscale, announced a new hardware-software co-design strategy that is exemplified by recent contributions to the OCP by Microsoft and Intel of the Scalable I/O (Input/Output) Virtualization (SIOV) specification, and a new collaboration with the SONiC Project now at the Linux Foundation. “Hardware–software co-design […]

@HPCpodcast: What’s New in HPC-class Storage and a New Feature: Top of the News

Join us for this episode – episode 20, be it noted – of the @HPCpodcast. It includes a new segment, Top of The News, offering a look at the top HPC developments of the week. Our discussion features federal funding for PsiQuantum and Global Foundries’ quantum computing research in upstate New York, along with AMD’s proposed acquisition of Pensando and Fujitsu’s new HPC cloud offerings that includes supercomputing technology used in the world’s most powerful HPC system, Fugaku.