Viewing posts from April, 2018

Chinese Company Has Become the World’s Most Valuable AI Startup

SenseTime, a Chinese-based artificial intelligence company, has raised $600 million in series C funding, bringing its valuation to over $4.5 billion according to investors tracking the startup.

Atos Claims Breakthrough in Quantum Computing Simulation

Scientists at the Atos Quantum Laboratory say they have incorporated “quantum noise” into the workings of Quantum Learning Machine (QLM) platform the company offers to researchers.

DOE Shifts Exascale Plans into High Gear, Asks Supercomputing Vendors to Submit Proposals

The US Department of Energy (DOE) has announced a Request for Proposals (RFP) to develop at least two new exascale supercomputers for the DOE at a cost of up to $1.8 billion. The RFP was issued under the moniker of CORAL-2, representing the second phase of procurements for exascale machinery for Oak Ridge, Argonne, and Lawrence Livermore national labs.

Paderborn Selects Cray FPGA Cluster; RIKEN Taps Matsuoka as Center Director

Episode 2018: Addison Snell and Michael Feldman analyze Paderborn's selection of Cray for its FPGA cluster and RIKEN's selection of Satoshi Matsuoka as Center Director.

IBM Gathers Startups into Its Quantum Computing Fold

IBM is expanding its strategy to commercialize quantum computing, adding eight startup companies to its network of organizations interested in applying the technology.