23 March 2017

An international team of scientists, including researchers from TU Kaiserslautern, Heidelberg Institute for Theoretical Studies (HITS) and the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) have unearthed new species of eukaryotic organisms in tropical rainforest soils using german

22 March 2017

ARM has taken a step into the artificial intelligence market with the announcement of a new micro-architecture - DynamIQ - specifically designed for artificial intelligence (AI)

ARM has stated that this new chip is enabling higher performance ceilings than ever before without compromising on ARM’s trademark energy efficiency.

17 March 2017

Arthritis sufferers in the UK will soon have access to a ‘virtual personal assistant’ that will provide information and advice to people living with Arthritis. This new service is powered by IBM Watson, A commercially available cognitive computing service, in partnership with the UK-based charity Arthritis Research UK

16 March 2017

The Pistoia Alliance is aiming to improve laboratory safety with the launch of a new Chemical Safety Library (CSL) Service - a collaborative database of hazardous reaction incident data, which allows hazardous reaction information to be captured, stored and shared.

14 March 2017

Intel has joined the race to develop driverless cars this week as the company has announced the acquisition of Mobileye for £15 billion

13 March 2017

Bright Computing, a provider of hardware-agnostic cluster and cloud management software, has announced that the Fox Chase Cancer Center is now using Bright Cluster Manager for use in a new high-performance computing (HPC) cluster in operation at the centre

06 March 2017

Thermo Fisher Scientific has announced that it has acquired informatics software provider Core Informatics - a company that specialises cloud-based software to support scientific data management

06 March 2017

Weather and climate simulation services could soon be run in Europe rather than the UK as it was announced that the European Centre for Medium-range Weather Forecasts (ECMWF) is proposing to move its supercomputing capabilities to a new datacentre located in Italy

02 March 2017

This week the UK government announced its plans for a digital strategy to accelerate the growth of high-tech industry – including a review to define conditions for the ‘artificial intelligence industry to thrive and grow in the UK.'

02 March 2017

The Ohio Supercomputer Center (OSC) is offering offers summer programs for high school students and middle school girls interested in gaining experience in HPC. Currently, OSC is accepting applications for these programs – Summer Institute and Young Women’s Summer Institute – until April 7.

24 February 2017

The Google Cloud Platform has received a performance boost as Google launch a public beta allowing users to deploy NVIDIA Tesla K80 GPUs.

20 February 2017

The Tokyo Institute of Technology has announced plans to build a new supercomputer designed to accelerate Artificial Intelligence (A.I) research.



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