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China Reveals Third Exascale Prototype

The Xinhua News Agency has reported that China has launched the prototype of Shuguang, an exascale supercomputer being developed by Dawning Information Industry, also known as Sugon.

University of Michigan to Upgrade HPC Capacity with New Cluster

The University of Michigan (U-M) has purchased a $4.8 million Dell EMC cluster that will feature some of the latest HPC technology, including HDR InfiniBand.

Arm Unveils New Chip Line for Hyperscale Datacenters

Arm has stepped up its datacenter ambitions with Neoverse, a new line of processors aimed at cloud servers and edge devices for hyperscale environments.

Cray Is Back to Selling AMD-Powered Supercomputers

Cray announced it has sold a CS500 cluster powered by AMD EPYC processors to the Haas F1 Team, which will use the system to run aerodynamic simulations for its Formula One racecars.

MIT is Reinventing Itself as an AI-Based Educational Institution

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology is investing $1 billion dollars to create a new AI-Centric College of Computing that is being cast as the Institute’s “most significant structural change since 1950.”