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As it closes in on Arm, Nvidia announces UK supercomputer dedicated to medical research

As Nvidia continues to work through its deal to acquire Arm from SoftBank for $40 billion, the computing giant is making another big move to lay out its commitment to investing in U.K. technology. To

Microsoft teamed up with OpenAI to build a massive AI supercomputer in Azure

At its Build developer conference, Microsoft today announced that it has teamed up with OpenAI, the startup trying to build a general artificial intelligence, with — among other things — a

IBM, Amazon, Google and Microsoft partner with White House to provide compute resources for COVID-19 research

During today’s White House coronavirus task force press conference, President Trump announced the launch of a new public/private consortium to “unleash the power of American supercomputing

Nvidia acquires data storage and management platform SwiftStack

Nvidia today announced that it has acquired SwiftStack, a software-centric data storage and management platform that supports public cloud, on-premises and edge deployments. The company’s recent

NASA’s new HPE-built supercomputer will prepare for landing Artemis astronauts on the Moon

NASA and Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) have teamed up to build a new supercomputer, which will serve NASA’s Ames Research Center in California and develop models and simulations of the landin

Quadric.io raises $15M to build a plug-and-play supercomputer for autonomous systems

Quadric.io, a startup founded by some of the folks behind the once-secretive bitcoin mining operation “21E6,” has raised $15 million in a Series A round that will fund the development of a su

NVIDIA to buy supercomputer chipmaker Mellanox for $6.9B, beating out Intel and Microsoft

After several days of speculation, today NVIDIA confirmed that it would acquire chipmaker Mellanox for $6.9 billion, paying $125 per share in cash, in an ongoing consolidation of chipmakers — a

IBM and the DoE launch the world’s fastest supercomputer

IBM and the U.S. Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) today unveiled Summit, the department’s newest supercomputer. IBM claims that Summit is currently the world&#82

IBM has launched a study on the human microbiome and its role in disease

How the bugs in our gut and elsewhere on our body affect our overall health still remains largely a mystery. But IBM is hoping to shed some light on the human microbiome and its role in autoimmune dis

Tokyo Institute of Technology taps Nvidia for Japan’s fastest AI supercomputer

Nvidia’s business is increasingly the business of artificial intelligence, and its latest partnership fits with that new role. The graphics processing maker is supplying the Tokyo Institute of T

Japan looks to create a superfast supercomputer for deep learning

Japan is reportedly eyeing a return to the top of the supercomputer ranks. The county’s Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry plans to spend 19.5 billion yen ($173 million) on a new supercomputer,

NVIDIA announces a supercomputer aimed at deep learning and AI

The sophisticated neural networks underlying systems like Google's Deep Dream and all manner of interesting experiments require a great deal of computing power. NVIDIA proposes to put all that horsepo

New Levitating 3D Printing Technology Prints In Mid-Air

Imagine printing something with multiple print heads while the object in question was floating in space. Please. Imagine it because I have no idea what is going on here. A new "levitating" 3D printing

Japan To Invest $1.3 Billion In New Supercomputer

There is a <a href="http://www.top500.org/list/2011/06/100">list</a> of the world’s 500 most powerful <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/tag/supercomputer/">supercomputers</a>, and the last time i

Japan Takes Top Spot From China: Fujitsu's "K" Is The World's Most Powerful Supercomputer

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/06/20110620-02al.jpg" /> The <a href="http://www.supercomp.de/isc11/">International Supercomputing Conference</a> is taking place in Hambur

Chinese Supercomputer Threatens Weaker American Computers

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/10/IBM7094.jpeg">A mainframe in China running a number of NVIDIA GPUs in parallel just hit 2.5 <a HREF="http://www.petaflop.info/">petaflops

IBM Dives Back Into Water Cooling Supercomputers To Save Energy

<img src='http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/07/picture-2.png' class="snap_nopreview shot" alt="IBM" />Today, <a href="http://www.crunchbase.com/company/ibm">IBM</a> delivered its first Aqua

SGI releases first new product since bankruptcy, Octane III

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/09/octaneIII.jpg" />SGI has been quiet as of late, in fact we haven't heard much since they declared bankruptcy and were bought by Rackable

NEC's updates its supercomputer "Earth Simulator System", breaks record

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/06/nec_earth_simulator.jpg" /> <a href="http://www.nec.co.jp/press/en/0906/0401.html">NEC today announced</a> that their renewed Earth Simu

NEC's SX-9 supercomputer boasts "fastest standing" in HPC challenge benchmark

NEC announced yesterday that its SX-9 supercomputer has achieved the world’s fastest standing in the high performance computing (HPC) field [JP] by getting top scores in 19 of 28 sections in the
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