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Intel Ships Xeon Skylake Processor with Integrated FPGA

Intel has come up with a multi-chip module containing a Xeon Skylake processor integrated with an Arria 10 field programmable gate array (FPGA).

Eni Flexes Muscles on New Supercomputer; New Systems in Belgium and Australia

Episode 222: Addison Snell and Michael Feldman analyze new HPC installations in Italy, Belgium and Australia and predict where they may appear on next month’s TOP500 list.

Pawsey Adds NVIDIA GPUs to Its Free HPC Cloud Service

The Pawsey Supercomputing Centre is expanding its Nimbus cloud service with NVIDIA V100 GPU-powered servers in order to provide additional capabilities for researchers.

Irish University Preps for New Supercomputer

The National University of Ireland (NUI) Galway is getting ready to deploy a €5.4 million supercomputer, courtesy of the Science Foundation Ireland.

Did Google AI Just Pass the Turing Test?

Google has demonstrated an artificial intelligence technology that represents the most sophisticated example to date of a computer engaging in natural conversation with a human. Upon hearing the interaction, some listeners felt the software had convincingly passed the Turing test.