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Eni Launches 18.6-Petaflop Supercomputer

Eni S.p.A., an Italian oil and gas multinational, has deployed an 18.6-petaflop supercomputer, making it the most powerful commercially-owned system in world.

India Installs Multi-Petaflop Supercomputers at Two Weather and Climate Centers

The Ministry of Earth Sciences (MoES) in India has deployed the country’s two fastest supercomputers, which will be used to conduct earth science research and improve weather and climate forecasts.

AI Software Outperforms Humans on Reading Comprehension Test

Microsoft and Alibaba have independently developed AI models that scored better than humans in a Stanford University reading comprehension test.

DOE Selects Seven Companies for Its HPC for Manufacturing Program

The US Department of Energy (DOE) is investing 1.87 million in seven projects intended to advance manufacturing using high performance computing.

European Commission Looks to Invest a Billion Euros in HPC

The European Commission (EC) has announced a financial framework for investing €1 billion in European supercomputers over the next two years. Under this framework, known as the EuroHPC Joint Undertaking, the European Union (EU) would contribute around €486 million, while the remainder would be supplied by EU member states and associated countries.