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Researchers Build Memristor-Transistor Hybrid Device That Mimics Neurons

A research team at Northwestern University has developed a “memtransitor,” a device that could be the basis for advanced neuromorphic computers.

Startup Launches Solver-as-a-Service Cloud Offering for Manufacturers

OnScale has emerged from stealth mode, unveiling a suite of CAE tools and plugins designed to run in HPC cloud environments.

Software Breakthrough Paves the Way for Full Brain Simulations on Exascale Supercomputers

An international team of researchers have developed an algorithm that represents a big step toward simulating an entire human brain on future exascale systems.

Lenovo Launches New HPC Platform; White House Floats Budget for Exascale

Episode 214: Addison Snell and Michael Feldman analyze this week's top HPC news, including Lenovo's new water-cooled HPC system and the latest US Exascale project budget.

Google Takes Aim at Quantum Supremacy with 72-Qubit Chip

Google’s Quantum AI Lab has revealed it is testing a 72-qubit quantum processor in its bid to become the first company to demonstrate quantum supremacy.

Canadian Researchers Get Their Third Multi-Petaflop Supercomputer

Niagara, Canada’s newest multi-petaflop supercomputer tasked for academic use, is now available to researchers across the country. 

Alibaba Launches European Supercomputing Cloud Service, Quantum Computing Platform

Chinese-base tech giant Alibaba is challenging American cloud providers in Europe with an HPC service designed for users running a variety of compute-intensive and data-intensive workloads. The company also unveiled a new cloud-based quantum computing platform.

President’s Budget Requests $636 Million for US Exascale Computing

The US Department of Energy (DOE) would reap $636 million for exascale computing next year if Congress gives the go-ahead to President Trump’s budget request for FY 2019. The amount requested is $376 million above the funding level for FY 2017.

AI Proves to Be the Best Legal Mind for Contract Reviews

Legal tech startup LawGeex has published a study demonstrating their artificial intelligence software is able to identify issues in Non-Disclosure Agreements (NDAs) faster and more accurately than experienced lawyers.

Lenovo Launches New HPC Server, Will Power Germany’s Top Supercomputer

Lenovo has unveiled the ThinkSystem SD650, a densely constructed, direct water cooled server aimed at the HPC market. Its first big test will come later this year when it's deployed in Germany's most powerful supercomputer, the SuperMUC-NG.