Tuesday, April 24, 2018

High Performance Computing

How to build a mini supercomputer for under $100 — Motherboard

Github user Wei Lin has built a scalable computing cluster comprised of $7 chips, writes Daniel Oberhaus in Motherboard. Here is the link: https://motherboard.vice.com/en_us/article/bjpb78/diy-computing-cluster-esp32-raspberry-pi Here is the...

Accenture invests in quantum computing firm 1QBit

Accenture has made a minority investment in 1QBit, a  quantum computing firm based in Vancouver, British Columbia, through Accenture Ventures. The two companies have also...

Samsung purchases Cray CS-Storm supercomputer

The Samsung Strategy & Innovation Center (SSIC) procured the CS-Storm for use in its research into artificial intelligence and deep learning.

Inspur awarded contract to build a Petascale AI Supercomputer

Inspur has been awarded a contract to design and build a Petascale AI Supercomputer for Central China Normal University.

Oak Ridge National Laboratory acquires Atos Quantum Learning Machine

Atos has inked a new contract with US-based Oak Ridge National Laboratory for a 30-Qubit Quantum Learning Machine.

Toyota , D-Wave ink quantum computing collaboration

D-Wave Systems has signed a memorandum of understanding with Toyota Tsusho, the trading arm of the Toyota Group.

QCI raises $18 million

Quantum Circuits Inc (QCI) has raised $18 million in a Series A funding round. The investment was co-led by Canaan Partners and Sequoia Capital. Tribeca Venture...

IBM announces advances to quantum computing systems

IBM announced two quantum processor upgrades for its Q early-access commercial systems, an initiative to build commercially available universal quantum computing systems for business and...

Supermicro to provide advanced computing solutions to NCCS

Enterprise computing company Supermicro says the company has partnered with the NASA Center for Climate Simulation (NCCS) to expand advanced computing and data analytics...

Unisys wins NRC cloud computing contract

Unisys was selected for award of a task order to provide services and support to move the Nuclear Regulatory Commission's (NRC) high-performance computing operations...

Intel delivers 17-qubit superconducting test chip

Intel says it delivered a 17-qubit superconducting test chip for quantum computing to QuTech, the company's quantum research partner in the Netherlands. Qubits are tremendously...

The U.S. Air Force, IBM building neurosynaptic supercomputer

IBM and the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) are collaborating on a brain-inspired supercomputing system. According to IBM, the machine, powered by a 64-chip...

Dow, 1QBit ink multi-year agreement to build quantum applications

The Dow Chemical Company and 1QBit have inked a multi-year collaboration to develop quantum computing tools for the chemicals and materials science technology spaces. The...

First quantum-secured blockchain technology tested in Moscow — MIT Technology Review

Russian scientists are using quantum mechanics to ensure the security of blockchains. Here is a link to a business impact feature done my the...

Mellanox, HPE collaborating on high-performance computing

Mellanox Technologies, a supplier of end-to-end Ethernet and InfiniBand intelligent interconnect solutions and services for servers, storage, and hyper-converged infrastructure, has inked a high-performance computing...