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  • SKA team completes design for world’s most powerful supercomputer

    Australia’s CSIRO, the Pawsey Supercomputing Centre and the International Centre for Radio Astronomy Research (ICRAR) are part of an international consortium that has completed a five-year effort to design supercomputing infrastructure that will help process the masses of data generated by the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) project.

    13 May 19 12:52 Written by Rohan Pearce
  • What we learned at Nvidia's GTC conference 2019

    As to be expected, Nvidia made a series product announcements at its annual GPU technology conference (GTC) in San Jose this week, with the focus continuing to be on giving customers and developers the hardware and services they need to leverage artificial intelligence.

    26 March 19 01:02 Written by Hannah Williams
  • US Department of Energy plans fastest supercomputer

    Aurora, the planned Department of Energy supercomputer, will be three powers of 10 faster than the current fastest supercomputer when it is delivered to Argonne National Laboratory in 2021.

    20 March 19 00:39 Written by Tim Greene
  • IBM is all-in on hybrid cloud

    Following its blockbuster $33 billion acquisition of Red Hat last year, IBM has clearly set out its strategy for the future, and it is all about the hybrid cloud.

    19 Feb. 19 01:39 Written by Scott Carey
  • Google extends chip-making efforts to design hub Bengaluru

    Google has hired more than a dozen microchip engineers in Bengaluru, India, in recent months and plans to rapidly add more, according to LinkedIn profiles, job postings and two industry executives, as the search firm expands its program to design the guts of its devices internally.

    12 Feb. 19 08:43 Written by Reuters
  • Inside IBM Q System One: an archetype for the quantum computing frontier?

    Last week at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, IBM Quantum displayed a replica of its first "commercial" quantum computer - Q System One. Following years of painstaking attention from a team of engineers and designers, the technology giant has created what it hopes will be an archetype for the next mode of computing.

    17 Jan. 19 01:37 Written by By Tamlin Magee
  • GPU hackathon returns to WA

    Pawsey Supercomputing Centre is hosting a five-day ‘GPU hackathon’ to help computer scientists port applications to general-purpose graphics processing units (GPGPUs).

    10 Jan. 19 10:08 Written by George Nott
  • Sydney quantum start-up Q-CTRL launches first product

    ​Sydney start-up Q-CTRL has launched its inaugural product – Black Opal – which it describes as “the world’s first commercially available software suite designed to improve the performance of quantum computing hardware”.

    04 Dec. 18 23:00 Written by George Nott
  • AWS offers to put its infrastructure in your data centre

    Amazon Web Services has launched a private preview of ‘AWS Outposts’: A new offering that involves the deployment of AWS-designed hardware within a customer’s own data centre.

    29 Nov. 18 14:16 Written by Rohan Pearce