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20 February 2017

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

The new system, known as TSUBAME3.0 is expected to deliver 12 petaflops of double precision performance - more than two times the performance of its predecessor, TSUBAME2.5.

17 February 2017

A collaboration between the National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA), and ExxonMobil has set a new record for the number of processors used for an oil and gas reservoir simulation. The teams managed to increase the number of processor working on this simulation to 716,800, around four times the previous record.

13 February 2017

The Pistoia Alliance, a global, not-for-profit alliance that works to lower barriers to innovation in life sciences research and development, has appointed an advisory board to guide its strategy.

13 February 2017

As part of its continued expansion into the US market Qlucore has announced the appointment of a new sales manager for the mid-Atlantic region, Beth Repetti.

07 February 2017

Supermicro, a provider of compute, storage and networking technologies has announced the deployment of its disaggregated MicroBlade systems at one of the world’s highest density and energy efficient data centres.

07 February 2017

Today the HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology, a nonprofit genomics and genetics research institute, has been awarded a four-year, $6.7 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for the next phase of the Encyclopaedia of DNA Elements (ENCODE) Project, a fundamental genomics resource used by many scientists to study human health and disease.

07 February 2017

Researchers at Land Rover BAR are hoping that their latest entry for the America’s Cup will have the edge over the competition thanks to a rigorous modelling and simulation programme managed using Siemens Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) software.

06 February 2017

Autoscribe Informatics has announced that the biorepository at Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospital has deployed a Matrix Gemini laboratory information management system (LIMS).

06 February 2017

In a recent editorial, Nature Geoscience has highlighted the work of the Barcelona Supercomputing Center on a simulation code called CALIOPE, which provides 48-hour air quality forecasts for Spain and Europe. The piece, published at the begging of February, highlights the health problems associated with air pollution which not only affects developing countries but many of the world's major cities.

06 February 2017

Hexagon, a provider of IT services that drive productivity for geospatial and industrial enterprise applications, has announced that it has reached an agreement to acquire MSC Software

31 January 2017

Altair has announced that it will increase the simulation capabilities of its HyperWorks software portfolio with the addition of SantosHuman’s Santos Pro to its Altair Partner Alliance

23 January 2017

Informatics software provider Dotmatics has announced a strategic partnership with 3E Company, a provider of environmental health and safety, compliance, and information management services

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For functionality and security for externalised research, software providers have turned to the cloud, writes Sophia Ktori

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Robert Roe investigates the growth in cloud technology which is being driven by scientific, engineering and HPC workflows through application specific hardware

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Robert Roe learns that the NASA advanced supercomputing division (NAS) is optimising energy efficiency and water usage to maximise the facility’s potential to deliver computing services to its user community

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Robert Roe investigates the use of technologies in HPC that could help shape the design of future supercomputers