Cineca gets 32 quadrillion calculations per second with IBM and Nvidia

IBM developed the Marconi100 supercomputer for the Italian computing center Cineca, the company said in a statement.

ARM and Linux take the supercomputer TOP500 crown — ZDNet

On June 22, Japan's Fugaku supercomputer, powered by Fujitsu's 48-core A64FX SoC and running Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL), became the first ARM-powered supercomputer to be dubbed the fastest computer in...

MIT: Engineers put tens of thousands of artificial brain synapses on a single chip

MIT engineers have designed a “brain-on-a-chip,” that is made from tens of thousands of artificial brain synapses known as memristors.

Microwave-tech-touting British upstart scores £3.6m to build ‘large-scale quantum ‘puters’ — The Register

UK startup Universal Quantum has harvested £3.6m in seed funding, writes Lindsay Clark. Here is the link: https://www.theregister.com/2020/06/15/microwave_quantum_computers_startup/

Intel’s neuromorphic research system can provide computation capacity of 100 million neurons

Intel announced the readiness of Pohoiki Springs on Wednesday. Pohoiki Springs is the company's latest neuromorphic research system.

NOAA awards General Dynamics a $505 million high-performance computing contract

General Dynamics Information Technology (GDIT) was awarded a new $505 million contract by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

Eideticom, Los Alamos National Laboratory collaborating to build compressed parallel filesystem

Eideticom and Los Alamos National Laboratory are collaborating to develop a NVMe-based compressed parallel filesystem.

Google and IBM clash over milestone quantum computing experiment — Quanta

Today Google announced that it achieved “quantum supremacy.” Its chief quantum computing rival, IBM, said it hasn’t. The disagreement hinges on what the term really means, writes Kevin Hartnett. Here is the...

IBM joins forces with Fraunhofer for quantum computing in Germany

IBM and the European applied research agency Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft have inked an agreement to partner in the area of quantum computing.

Intel’s brain-inspired research chip system Pohoiki Beach available to research community now

Intel's brain-inspired research chip, the eight million neurons neuromorphic system,  is now available to the broader research community

A new law to describe quantum computing’s rise? — Quanta Magazine

Neven’s law states that quantum computers are improving at a “doubly exponential” rate. If it holds, quantum supremacy is around the corner, writes Kevin Hartnett. Here is the link: https://www.quantamagazine.org/does-nevens-law-describe-quantum-computings-rise-20190618/ 

UK government invests $194M to commercialize quantum computing — TC

The UK government today announced a £153 million investment into efforts to commercialize quantum computing, writes Frederic Lardinois. Here is the link: https://techcrunch.com/2019/06/13/uk-government-invests-194m-to-commercialize-quantum-computing/

HPE to acquire Cray for $1.3 billion

Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) and Cray have entered into a definitive agreement under which HPE will acquire Cray for approximately $1.3 billion.

Intel offers AI breakthrough in quantum computing — ZDNet

Intel's senior vice president and head of Mobileye, Amnon Shashua, has unveiled new research for capabilities of deep learning, and also offers a way forward for computing some commonly intractable problems...

U.S. Department of Energy awards Cray $600M supercomputer contract

The U.S. Department of Energy has awarded Cray a contract to build the 'Frontier' supercomputer at Oak  Ridge National Laboratory.