HPE wins $2B NSA high performance computing contract

Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) has been awarded a $2 billion contract, that will be leveraged over a 10-year period, with the National Security Agency (NSA).

New AMD patent proposes teleportation to make quantum computing more efficient — Tom’s Hardware

A team of researchers with AMD have filed a patent application that looks toward a more efficient and reliable quantum computing architecture, writes Francisco Pires. Here is the link: https://www.tomshardware.com/news/amd-teleportation-quantum-computing-patent

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory installs SambaNova AI accelerator

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) has installed an artificial intelligence (AI) accelerator from SambaNova Systems.

Los Alamos National Laboratory, HPE, Nvidia partner on scientific computing advances

Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) is partnering with Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) and Nvidia on delivering next-generation technologies for scientific computing.

Seeqc raises $22.4M

Elmsford, N.Y.-based quantum computing company Seeqc has raised $22.4 million in a Series A fundraising round.

Amazon’s Braket Quantum Cloud service now open for business — Forbes

Customers can purchase quantum computing services directly from the Amazon Braket platform, writes Paul Smith-Goodson. Here is the link: https://www.forbes.com/sites/moorinsights/2020/08/17/amazons-braket-quantum-cloud-service-now-open-for-business/

The Department of Energy has started work on a quantum internet

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has unveiled a blueprint strategy for the development of a national quantum internet in the U.S. The quantum internet is currently in its initial stages of development, according to the DOE.

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...