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  • Dell EMC opens 5 ‘AI experience zones’ across APAC

    Dell EMC, in concert with Intel, has opened five ’AI experience zone’ facilities across Asia Pacific and Japan that aim to showcase the business benefits of artificial intelligence technologies.

    Written by Jennifer O'Brien21 May 19 09:43
  • Money talks, and that's all quantum maker D-Wave has to say

    The quantum computing technology developed by D-Wave gets ongoing scientific debate, but it's also getting money, $28 million last week, bringing its total funding to about $150 million.

    Written by Patrick Thibodeau15 July 14 20:08
  • Quantum rewrites the rules of computing

    Quantum computing holds huge promise, and scientists say it could eventually surpass classic supercomputers for tackling enormous calculations, like cryptography and finding planets. But there's debate over whether quantum computers truly exist. Google and NASA are testing one.

    Written by Sharon Gaudin18 March 14 10:38
  • Why the U.S. may lose the race to exascale

    In the global race to build the next generation of supercomputers -- exascale -- there is no guarantee the U.S. will finish first.

    Written by Patrick Thibodeau22 Nov. 13 22:45
  • Supercomputing needs to deliver 'real-life value,' senator says

    At the Argonne National Lab on Monday, a dedication ceremony was held for the Mira supercomputer, where it was duly noted that it is the world's fifth-fastest system. You cannot mention the world's fifth-fastest system without noting the world's number one system, which is in China.

    Written by Patrick Thibodeau01 July 13 22:53
  • What China's supercomputing push means for the U.S.

    China isn't downloading software off the Web to build its systems, it has design teams writing its software, says Argonne's Peter Beckman, who heads the DOE's exascale initiative.

    Written by Patrick Thibodeau10 June 13 13:47
  • China surpassing U.S. with 54.9 petaflop supercomputer

    China has produced a supercomputer capable of 54.9 petaflops, more than twice the speed of any system in the U.S., according to a U.S. researcher who was in China last week and learned the details.

    Written by Patrick Thibodeau03 June 13 11:28