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IBM Appoints Martin Schroeter as CEO of "NewCo" spinout

08 January 2021

IBM has announced the appointment of Martin Schroeter as chief executive officer of the independent company that will be created following the separation of IBM's Managed Infrastructure Services business (NewCo)

Industry collaboration leads to an important quantum computing milestone

05 January 2021

Researchers at the Niels Bohr Institute are working to overcome obstacles in developing a working quantum computer as part of a pan-European collaboration with French microelectronics developer CEA-Leti

European Commission announces €7.5 billion programme to accelerate AI and HPC

15 December 2020

The European Commission has announced a new €7.5 billion Digital Europe Programme to accelerate the recovery and drive the digital transformation of Europe

SPEC announces a major update to its storage benchmark

15 December 2020

The Standard Performance Evaluation Corporation (SPEC) has released a new version of its storage solution benchmark. The software includes new features for AI and genomics workloads, expanded customisation, better scaling, and statistical visualisation.

Cambridge University launches Master’s degree in the responsible use of AI

08 December 2020

Cambridge University has launched a new degree in AI Ethics which aims to teach professionals how to use AI for good

European engineering research centre supports Covid-19 research

02 December 2020

A group of researchers from HLRS and a consortium partner from the EU funded EXCELLERAT project, SSC-Services, are supporting the population research for Covid-19 with a newly developed intelligent data transfer platform

PRACE announces additional computing hours for COVID-19 research

01 December 2020

PRACE has announced that it will provide an additional 77 million core-hours via its Fast Track Call for COVID-19 research.

Maximising HPC resources for engineering simulation

30 November 2020

In a recent webcast, Ansys' gave discussed how to maximise resources for different simulations and laid out some guidelines to help engineers use their HPC hardware effectively

Argonne team collects Best Paper Award at SC20

25 November 2020

A collaboration between computer and computational scientists from Argonne National Laboratory and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) has been awarded the Best Paper Award at SC20

High-demand for supercomputing skills at ICHEC

24 November 2020

The Irish Centre for High-End Computing (ICHEC), has announced four new appointments as demand for high performance computing (HPC) services is being driven by research and business leaders

AMD highlights technology for HPC and scientific research

17 November 2020

At this year’s SC20 virtual event AMD is showcasing the new AMD Instinct MI100 accelerator and highlighting a growing list of deployments in HPC and scientific research

Fugaku supercomputer solidifies Top500 ranking

17 November 2020

The 56th edition of the TOP500 saw the Japanese Fugaku supercomputer solidify its number one status

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