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With Sierra, NNSA Embraces Heterogeneous Supercomputing

The launch of the Sierra supercomputer at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) marks a new era for the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) and its Advanced Simulation and Computing (ASC) Program.

European Consortium Tackles Data Movement Problem in HPC

The European Commission is funding a project to build middleware that optimizes data movement for high performance computing  and high performance data analytics applications.

Preventing Disease with Machine Learning at Stanford Med

Episode 245: Addison Snell interviews Stanford Med's Dr. Jingjing Li about a breakthrough new study that uses machine learning to accurately predict cardiac disease.

Intel on Defensive Again Regarding Chip Manufacturing Plans

Intel has issued a firm denial of a media report alleging the chipmaker is abandoning its 10nm semiconductor manufacturing process. The truth may be lie somewhere between those two claims.

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.