14 November 2017

The fiftieth TOP500 list of the fastest supercomputers in the world – released this week ahead of the SC17 conference taking place in Denver, Colorado – shows a slump in the number of systems from the US as it has reached its lowest level since the list’s inception 25 years ago

14 November 2017

At the SC17 conference, held this week in Denver Colorado, Nvidia announced that it has begun optimising applications for HPC and visualisation of HPC workflows in addition to partnerships with all major cloud providers.

10 November 2017

Fujitsu has announced that it has received an order for a new HPC system from the Institute of Fluid Science at Tohoku University.

07 November 2017

sciNote, a free open source electronic lab notebook (ELN), has announced that it has incorporated artificial intelligence capabilities into its electronic lab notebook

02 November 2017

IDBS, a provider of scientific informatics platforms and software has announced it has been acquired by the Danaher corporation

02 November 2017

Scottish Equity Partners (SEP) has announced that it has invested in Dotmatics to allow the company to accelerate its strategy for expansion

30 October 2017

Demonstrating its commitment to science advocacy and sustainability, Integrated DNA Technologies (IDT), is now inviting applications for its 2017 Sustainability Award program with a prize pool of more than $50,000

25 October 2017

After more than 150 issues, the print edition of Scientific Computing World has undergone a long-overdue revamp

24 October 2017

Cray has announced an exclusive strategic alliance with Microsoft to offer dedicated Cray supercomputing systems in Microsoft Azure datacentres

24 October 2017

The Spanish government has announced the accreditation of 25 centres and 16 research which have now formed the Severo Ochoa and María de Maeztu Alliance (SOMMa) to help drive scientific research in Spain

20 October 2017

The Department of Energy is working with several industry partners to advance the development of software for exascale computing.

18 October 2017

The two Startup companies have been recognised by the Pistoia Alliance for their work accelerating research into precision cancer therapies and advancing deep learning in healthcare.



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