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OPENPOWER PUTS OPEN SOURCE SOFTWARE GURU IN CHARGE

If you want to build a successful hardware ecosystem around a chip architecture that has recently been open sources, as the Power chip...

DIVING DEEP INTO THE NVIDIA AMPERE GPU ARCHITECTURE

When you have 54.2 billion transistors to play with, you can pack a lot of different functionality into a computing device, and this...

 
 
 

OPEN COMPUTE REALLY IS OPEN FOR BUSINESS

Open source hardware is something that is intellectually satisfying as well as economically rewarding, but it is clearly now something...

BEFORE LONG, DATACENTER WILL BE NVIDIA'S BIGGEST BUSINESS

It is hard to remember sometimes way back when, in 2008, as Nvidia first took a stab at GPU compute in the datacenter with the original...

 
 
 

GOOGLE AND DELL PAVE THE WAY FOR FILE DATA IN THE CLOUD

A year ago, Dell Technologies made a significant push deeper into the fast-growing hybrid cloud space, unveiling its Dell Technologies...

WHAT COULD STIFLE AMERICAN AI INNOVATION?

There are many things the U.S. government can do, but innovating at a rapid pace in the ever-evolving world of artificial intelligence...

 
 
 

FOR UK GENOMICS INITIATIVE, COMPUTE IS THE EASY PART

Let's face it. There is nothing simple about large-scale sequencing and targeted analysis of genomic data.... For UK Genomics Initiative,...

WHERE AI MIGHT FIT IN THE SUPERCOMPUTERS OF 2030

One reason we're watching Lawrence Livermore National Lab closely is because they are at the forefront when it comes to blending emerging...

 
 
 

WITH FUGAKU SUPERCOMPUTER INSTALLED, RIKEN TAKES ON CORONAVIRUS

Supercomputers are designed for a number of big jobs that can only be done by massively powerful machinery, and one of those jobs has...

THE NEXT WAVE OF AI IS EVEN BIGGER

Artificial intelligence is a broad area, covering diverse fields such as image recognition, natural language processing , and robotics.... The...

 
 
 

NVIDIA UNIFIES AI COMPUTE WITH “AMPERE” GPU

The in-person GPU Technical Conference held annually in San Jose may have been canceled in March thanks to the coronavirus pandemic,...

AMPERE DGX SERVERS PACK A WALLOP, INCLUDING AMD EPYC CPUS

A new CPU or GPU compute engine is always an exciting time for the datacenter because we get to see the results of years of work and...

 
 
 

IS MICROSOFT'S SONIC WINNING THE WAR OF THE NOSES?

There are many things that are ironic in the IT business.... Is Microsoft's SONiC Winning The War Of The NOSes? was written by Timothy...

FUTURE NETWORK REQUIREMENTS FOR LARGE-SCALE SCIENCE

The Energy Sciences Network is the U.S. Office of Science's purpose-built high performance network user facility, operating as the...

 
 
 

INNOVIUM STAYS ON BROADCOM'S HEELS WITH TERALYNX 8 SWITCH CHIPS

There is a relentless hunger for bandwidth in the largest datacenters of the world as well as a desire to flatten networks and thereby...

PUTTING THE CLOUD INTO THE HANDS OF ENTERPRISES

The Covid-19 pandemic has blown a hole in many of the world's economies, forcing many businesses to temporarily shut their doors, send...

 
 
 

LENOVO GOES DOUBLE BARREL WITH AMD “ROME” EPYCS

Kamran Amini was an executive at IBM in the mid-2000s when the company first put AMD's then-relatively new Opteron processors into...

THIS SWITCHEROO DOESN'T GET OLD

Any company that holds more than a quarter of a market - by money or shipments - is doing pretty well.... This Switcheroo Doesn't Get...

 
 
 

UNVEILING THE HIDDEN COSTS OF HPC STORAGE

It is no surprise that the key criteria that organizations look for when shopping for high performance computing storage is performance.... Unveiling...

HPE'S UNGARO ON DELIVERING EXASCALE FOR THE MASSES

When Hewlett Packard Enterprise finally closed on its $1.3 billion acquisition of supercomputer maker Cray in September, it was just...

 
 
 



Formula 1 calendar, Grand Prix schedule and TV channel as 2020 season gets...

Formula 1 calendar, Grand Prix schedule and TV channel as 2020 season gets start date

Formula One is back in July The Formula 1 season is set to get underway on 5 July in Austria, with the first eight races not confirmed to be held across six tracks and nine... Read more ...

This Morning's Alison Hammond sobs 'I saw my 15-year-old son in George Floyd'

This Morning's Alison Hammond sobs 'I saw my 15-year-old son in George Floyd'

This Morning's Alison Hammond opened up on how George Floyd's death affected her and made an impassioned plea to the public to call out racism and support the black community Read more ...

Coronavirus: Black and Asian ethnic groups up to twice as likely to die from...

Coronavirus: Black and Asian ethnic groups up to twice as likely to die from virus, says Public Health England

People from black and Asian ethnic groups are up to twice as likely to die with COVID-19 than those from a white British background, according to a Public Health England report. Read more ...

Coronavirus: Government scraps COVID-19 briefings at weekends due to low...

Coronavirus: Government scraps COVID-19 briefings at weekends due to low viewing figures

The government has scrapped its weekend coronavirus briefings, Number 10 has announced. Read more ...

England confirm schedule for West Indies Test series

England confirm schedule for West Indies Test series

England will play three Tests against West Indies in the space of 20 days England will play three Test matches against West Indies in the space of 20 days when the... Read more ...

Clara Amfo breaks down after missing Radio 1 show over George Floyd's death

Clara Amfo breaks down after missing Radio 1 show over George Floyd's death

The presenter broke down in tears as she told her Radio 1 listeners that she didn't have the strength to go on air yesterday after the brutal killing of George Floyd Read more ...

EasyJet launches biggest ever summer sale with flights to Spain from just £22.99

EasyJet launches biggest ever summer sale with flights to Spain from just £22.99

EasyJet plans to fly 50% of its 1022 routes in July and 75% in August, although with a lower frequency of flights equating to around 30% of normal July to September capacity Read more ...

Holly Willoughby is accused of not knowing George Floyd's name as she...

Holly Willoughby is accused of not knowing George Floyd's name as she mispronounces it as 'Lloyd'

Holly Willoughby, 39, was revealing that This Morning would have a blackout at 11am to support the Black LIves Matter movement when she made the slip up. Read more ...

Leaked documents reveal China withheld crucial information about the...

Leaked documents reveal China withheld crucial information about the coronavirus at the start of the outbreak

China delayed the release of information about the coronavirus, according to a new investigation. Its health officials did not share the coronavirus genome until over a week... Read more ...

Priest and peaceful protesters tear-gassed so Donald Trump could walk to...

Priest and peaceful protesters tear-gassed so Donald Trump could walk to church for photos

A police officer is seen clearing crowds near the White House before President Trump walked to a damaged church to pose for photos A priest and peaceful Black Lives Matter... Read more ...