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HPC

US adopts Soviet-style five year plans for supercomputing

4 August 2015
In a move that echoes past Soviet and current Chinese strategies of pursuing ‘five year plans’ for economic and technology development, President Obama has committed the United States to a five-year National Strategic Computing Initiative to promote high-performance computing

APPLICATIONS

EU open source software project launches

24 July 2015
An open source software project to extend the capacity of computational mathematics and interactive computing environments has received more than 7 million euros in EU funding

PEOPLE

Competition hopes to inspire future female programmers

24 July 2015
Marking the 200th anniversary of the birth of Ada Lovelace, a competition aims to inspire female students by asking what they would most like to communicate to Lovelace about 21st century technology

HPC

Tsinghua group makes $23 billion bid for Micron

21 July 2015

HPC

China scoops the Top500 again

10 July 2015

HPC

Panasas expands focus with new release

10 July 2015

HPC

IBM announce centre for HPC in France

3 July 2015

HPC

Top HPC centres meet in Barcelona to discuss the challenges of future supercomputers

2 July 2015

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Analysis & Opinion

Expanding the market for informatics software

28 July 2015
In her final article on the challenges facing long-established informatics software vendors, Gloria Metrick considers their expansion into new markets but concludes that, as ever, the customers’ needs are the driving force

Exascale: expect poor performance

27 July 2015
Supercomputers deliver only a few percent of their theoretical peak performance so people should reset their expectations of exascale, Tom Wilkie heard at ISC High Performance earlier this month

US collaboration on communications and co-design on applications

26 July 2015
Tom Wilkie reports on two US initiatives for future supercomputers, announced at the ISC in Frankfurt earlier this month

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Latest PROFILES

Laboratory informatics

Delivering an end-to-end R&D Solution

Delivering an end-to-end R&D Solution

Sophia Ktori profiles IDBS, a company focusing on analytics as well as informatics

Laboratory informatics

Transforming informatics with a marketplace in the Cloud

Transforming informatics with a marketplace in the Cloud

Continuing her series profiling companies providing informatics software, Sophia Ktori looks at the innovative technology of Core Informatics

Profile

Making light work of QC micro for regulated manufacturing

Making light work of QC micro for regulated manufacturing

Lonza Bioscience’s MODA system offers not just a paperless but a mobile and sanitisable way to carry out microbiology testing. Sophia Ktori reports

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Latest press releases

Torch V10.4

MODELLING AND SIMULATION
23 July 2015
Cresset has released version 10.4 of Torch, a 3D molecule design tool for medicinal and synthetic chemists
Cresset

Genedata Selector 4.0

MODELLING AND SIMULATION
23 July 2015
Genedata has introduced version 4.0 of Genedata Selector, a genome knowledge management solution with capabilities for reference-independent genome sequence comparisons while reducing data processing and analysis time
Genedata

Arithmetica utilises Sketchfab for Pointfuse 3D Models

23 July 2015
MODELLING AND SIMULATION
Arithmetica / Sketchfab

E4Coder for the Scilab platform

23 July 2015
MODELLING AND SIMULATION
Scilab Enterprises / Evidence Srl

Reaxys Medicinal Chemistry update

23 July 2015
DATA MANAGEMENT
Elsevier Solutions

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Forthcoming events

Argonne training program on extreme-scale computing

Pheasant Run Resort, Chicago, USA
2-14 August 2015
Argonne National Laboratory

2015 European Altair Technology Conference

Paris, France
29 September-1 October 2015
Altair

Laboratory Informatics Summit 2015

Brussels, Belgium
29 September-1 October 2015
IQPC

COMSOL Conference 2015

Grenoble, France
14-16 October 2015
COMSOL