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Google Offers Glimpse of Third-Generation TPU Processor

At the Google I/O conference this week, CEO Sundar Pichai announced TPU 3.0, the third iteration of the company’s Tensor Processing Unit, a custom-built processor for machine learning.

Swedish University to Break New Ground with Scandinavia’s Most Powerful Supercomputer

The National Supercomputer Centre (NSC) at Linköping University is gearing up to deploy a four-petaflop ClusterVision system, which will make it the most powerful supercomputer in Scandinavia.

CERN Prepares for New Computing Challenges with Large Hadron Collider

Thanks to the discovery of the Higgs boson in 2012, CERN’s Large Hadron Collider (LHC) has probably become the most widely recognized science project on the planet. Less well-known is the computing infrastructure that supports this effort and the demands that are placed upon it.

Cavium Releases ThunderX2 ARM Processor

Cavium has released the ThunderX2 processor for general availability, paving the way for the first generation of ARM-powered high performance computing.

Microsoft Launches FPGA-Powered Machine Learning for Azure Customers

At the Microsoft Build conference on Monday, the company kicked off a new cloud offering that would provide machine learning resources to cloud customers using Intel FPGA-accelerated servers.