Nvidia Unveils Major Volta Upgrade to its SaturnV Supercomputer

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Nvidia has made a massive upgrade to its own supercomputer, the SaturnV, courtesy of the Volta V100 GPU.

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Cray ARMs its Supercomputers for War, HPC Workloads

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The venerable supercomputer manufacturer announced it’s partnering with Cavium to build supercomputers featuring the ThunderX2 CPU.

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Supercomputer set to launch on space station mission

A supercomputer built by Hewlett Packard Enterprise will be on board a SpaceX spacecraft when it launches on a resupply mission to the International Space Station Monday. The computer will be used in a year-long high-performance computing experiment during its time in orbit.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/08/11/supercomputer-set-to-launch-on-space-station-mission.html

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IBM, US Air Force Are Building a Neuromorphic Supercomputer

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IBM and the US Air Force are teaming up to build a massive supercomputer. The new system should be capable of processing data more like the human brain does, while simultaneously pairing that capability with more conventional CPUs.

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Cray Announces New, AI-Focused Supercomputers

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Cray has launched a pair of new high-end supercomputer platforms, intended to accelerate the development of AI, deep learning, and HPC workloads.

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Nvidia builds its own supercomputer, claims top efficiency spot in the TOP500

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Nvidia’s built itself a super-computer. Not only is it the 29th most-powerful system on Earth, it’s the most power-efficient. The company plans to use its new supercomputer for AI research, ongoing GPU compute research, and to build and design future GPUs. Yes, GPUs are now helping to build future GPUs.

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Macy's harnesses IBM's Watson supercomputer to help shoppers

Macy’s is harnessing artificial intelligence from IBM’s Watson supercomputer for an in-store shopping assistant.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/07/20/macys-harnesses-ibms-watson-supercomputer-to-help-shoppers.html

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IBM to deliver 200-petaflop supercomputer by early 2018; Cray moves to Intel Xeon Phi

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More supercomputer news this week: The US is responding to China’s new Sunway TiahuLight system that was announced Monday, and fast.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/230593-ibm-to-deliver-200-petaflop-supercomputer-by-early-2018-cray-moves-to-intel-xeon-phi

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CES: IBM teams with Under Armour to create 'Internet of athletes'

IBM’s Watson supercomputer, famous for its appearance on the quiz show ‘Jeopardy,’ is at the core of a new partnership between the tech giant and Under Armour.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/01/08/ces-ibm-teams-with-under-armour-to-create-internet-athletes.html

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Boston Children's Hospital battles rare diseases with Watson supercomputer

Boston Children’s Hospital is harnessing IBM’s Watson supercomputer to help doctors identify possible options for the diagnosis and treatment of rare pediatric diseases.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/11/10/boston-childrens-hospital-taps-watson-supercomputer-to-battle-rare-diseases.html

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IBM Watson can now tell you if you're at risk for diabetes

The phrase “jack of all trades” is certainly coming to apply to Watson, IBM’s supercomputer, which already lists among its impressive accomplishments beating Tom Jennings at Jeopardy, developing new culinary masterpieces, and analyzing the tone of emails.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/07/31/watson-can-now-tell-if-youre-at-risk-for-diabetes-thanks-to-cvs-partnership/

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US government blocks Intel, Chinese collaboration over nuclear fears, national security

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The US government has effectively killed a planned upgrade to the most powerful supercomputer in the world over claims that it’s being used for banned research. The Chinese-built Tianhe-2 was set to be updated with new Xeon Phi hardware, but that’s not going to happen for the foreseeable future.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/203195-us-government-blocks-intel-chinese-collaboration-over-nuclear-fears-national-security

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IBM’s Watson supercomputer learns Japanese, set for robot launch

IBM’s Watson supercomputer is learning Japanese as the tech giant attempts to extend the reach of its supercomputing technology.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/02/10/ibms-watson-supercomputer-learns-japanese-set-for-robot-launch/

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How Supercomputing Is Cracking The Mysteries Of Human Origins

A Texas supercomputer capable of 9.6 quadrillion operations per second has solved a thorny problem in genetics, by looking at the bones of a young boy who died 24,000 years…

The original article can be found here: http://www.popsci.com/how-supercomputing-cracking-mysteries-humankinds-origins

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IBM touts Watson supercomputer to speed up scientific breakthroughs

IBM has enhanced its Watson supercomputer, famous for its appearance on the quiz show “Jeopardy,” in an attempt to speed up the pace of scientific breakthroughs.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2014/08/29/ibm-touts-watson-supercomputer-to-speed-up-scientific-breakthroughs/

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