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President’s Budget Requests $636 Million for US Exascale Computing

The US Department of Energy (DOE) would reap $636 million for exascale computing next year if Congress gives the go-ahead to President Trump’s budget request for FY 2019. The amount requested is $376 million above the funding level for FY 2017.

AI Proves to Be the Best Legal Mind for Contract Reviews

Legal tech startup LawGeex has published a study demonstrating their artificial intelligence software is able to identify issues in Non-Disclosure Agreements (NDAs) faster and more accurately than experienced lawyers.

Lenovo Launches New HPC Server, Will Power Germany’s Top Supercomputer

Lenovo has unveiled the ThinkSystem SD650, a densely constructed, direct water cooled server aimed at the HPC market. Its first big test will come later this year when it's deployed in Germany's most powerful supercomputer, the SuperMUC-NG.

Google Rents Out TPUs; Cray Financials Take a Nosedive

Episode 213: Addison Snell and Michael Feldman analyze Google's latest move and what Cray's financials say about the HPC industry.

Optical Computing Startup Demos Training of Neural Networks

Silicon Valley startup Fathom Computing has announced that it is building an optical computer that can train large-scale neural networks much more efficiently than GPUs.