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STFC Hartree Centre and Atos launch the Joseph Fourier prize

16 September 2020

Quantum computing project leaders are being encouraged to submit research for chance to win €10,000 as part of a new competition launched by Atos, and the UK Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC) Hartree Centre

Altair Acquires Univa

16 September 2020

Altair has announced the acquisition of Univa, a company the specialises in workload management, scheduling, and optimisation solutions for HPC and artificial intelligence (AI) on-premises and in the cloud

Nvidia to acquire Arm

14 September 2020

Nvidia has recently announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to purchase UK-based chip maker Arm in a transaction valued at $40 billion

Insilico Medicine launches AI-powered tool to support COVID-19 research

08 September 2020

Insilico Medicine, a company that specialises in the development of artificial intelligence for drug discovery and development, announced the launch of a new system for COVID-19 basic and clinical research

Pawsey GPU cluster helps scientists unlock astronomical data

03 September 2020

A new GPU cluster supporting one of Australia’s Square Kilometre Array (SKA) precursor telescopes is now operational at the Pawsey Supercomputing Centre, enabling researchers to accelerate their data processing and deliver new insights about the universe

Oxbotica to complete live autonomous vehicle trials in Germany

26 August 2020

Oxbotica, a company that specialises in autonomous vehicle software, has announced that it has been granted automated vehicle (AV) permit recommendation by TÜV SÜD to conduct live trials in Germany

Pure Storage latest FlashArray//C aims to make all-flash more accessible

26 August 2020

Pure Storage has announced the second generation FlashArray//C, which aims to reduce the cost of running capacity-oriented workloads

Elsevier acquires SciBite

21 August 2020

Elsevier has announced that it has acquired SciBite, a semantic AI company headquartered in Cambridge, UK,  that helps customers discover insights in life science data through the use of text and data intelligence software.

Australia joins White House led COVID-19 research consortium

13 August 2020

The White House Office of Science and Technology has today announced that NCI Australia and the Pawsey Supercomputing Centre have joined the US-led COVID-19 High Performance Computing (HPC) Consortium

ATLAS collaboration observes Higgs boson decay

10 August 2020

During the International Conference on High-Energy Physics (ICHEP 2020), the ATLAS collaboration presented results which demonstrate a new way of using the LHC, namely as a high-energy photon collider directly probing electroweak interactions

The University of Oxford selects Atos to deliver the UK's largest AI supercomputer

04 August 2020

Atos has signed a four-year contract worth £5 million with the University of Oxford to deliver a new deep learning supercomputer built on the NVIDIA DGX SuperPOD architecture

Intel, MIT and the Georgia Institute collaborate on Machine Programming

30 July 2020

Intel has developed a new machine programming system developed in conjunction with Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Georgia Institute of Technology

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