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Atos aims to boost quantum research in Brazil

06 May 2021

Atos and Senai Cimatec, one of Brazil’s leading education, research institutes, announce Brazil’s first Center of Excellence in Quantum Computing

Labforward ramps up Series B financing

04 May 2021

Labforward has added €3m to the Series B funding from January, bringing the total funds raised to €8.5m

IBM to Acquire Turbonomic

02 May 2021

IBM has announced that it will acquire Turbonomic, an Application Resource Management (ARM) and Network Performance Management (NPM) software provider based in the US

Met Office and Microsoft announce new supercomputer to support UK weather simulation

22 April 2021

The Met Office has signed a multimillion-pound agreement with Microsoft for the provision of a supercomputer to accelerate weather and climate forecasting in the UK

Cloud supercomputer to advance research at Cambridge University

20 April 2021

A new open, cloud-native supercomputer at Cambridge University will enable researchers to pursue exploration like never before

Durham University and DiRAC’s supercomputer will accelerate our understanding of the universe

15 April 2021

Durham University’s new COSMA-8 supercomputer — to be used by world-leading cosmologists in the UK to research the origins of the universe — will be accelerated by Nvidia HDR InfiniBand networking

San Diego Supercomputer Center adopts Habana for efficient AI

12 April 2021

The San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC) at UC San Diego will use its Voyager supercomputer as a first-of-its-kind in the National Science Foundation resource portfolio focusing on advancing AI research across a range of science and engineering domains

US adds Chinese HPC organisations to trade blacklist

09 April 2021

The US Department of Commerce has added seven Chinese supercomputing centres to a trade blacklist for conducting activities that are contrary to the national security or foreign policy interests of the United States

Repurposing drugs to manage Covid-19 progression

09 April 2021

Researchers from the University of Cambridge and European Molecular Biology Laboratory’s European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) have used a large-scale human genetics study to identify drug targets important for managing Covid-19 in its early stages.

OpenHPC has announced the release of OpenHPC v2.1

07 April 2021

OpenHPC has announced the release of OpenHPC v2.1. This is a significant update that targets support for two new major OS distro versions: CentOS8 and OpenSUSE Leap 15

Oracle announces compute instances with 3rd Gen Intel Xeon Ice Lake processors

07 April 2021

Oracle has announced the availability of new computing instances with 3rd Gen Intel Xeon Ice Lake processors. These new instances are available in a limited preview, with worldwide general availability on April 28, 2021. The launch of these new instances is the latest step in Oracle’s commitment to providing enterprise-grade capability for compute-intensive and high-performance computing (HPC) workloads.

Partnership aims to advance the use of AI in pathology

01 April 2021

Proscia, a provider of digital and computational pathology solutions, and Unilabs have established a strategic partnership to accelerate the adoption of artificial intelligence (AI) in routine pathology practice. 

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