Chengdu plans to make a strong push to advance next generation artificial intelligence (AI). The capital of China’s Sichuan province is working on developing an AI-centreed pilot zone. More than 100 billion yuan (US$15.2 billion) […]
Eight out of the top 10 supercomputers in the world are powered by NVIDIA technology. In fact, the GPU giant is at the heart of nearly 70 percent of the world’s top 500 fastest supercomputers, […]
Japan’s National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST) has commissioned Fujitsu to build the “AI Bridging Green Cloud Infrastructure” (ABCI) supercomputer to accelerate AI research and development (R&D) in industry, government, and academia. […]
NVIDIA Founder Jensen Huang and VMware CEO Pat Gelsinger at VMworld 2020.
VMware and NVIDIA are teaming up to transform the enterprise data centre architecture and turn it into an end-to-end AI platform.
After weeks of speculation, it’s now official. NVIDIA will acquire Arm from SoftBank Group Corp (SBG) for US$40 billion.
A Super Micro Computer (Supermicro)-Preferred Networks (PFN) collaboration has achieved the top ranking for the Green500 semi-annual industry assessment.
The Fugaku supercomputer jointly developed by RIKEN and Fujitsu has been crowed the world’s fastest supercomputer in the Top500 list. This follows its achievement as the world’s most efficient supercomputer on the Green500 list in November 2019.
The new NVIDIA Mellanox UFM CyberAI platform minimises downtime in InfiniBand datacentres by harnessing AI-powered analytics to detect security threats and operational issues, as well as predict network failures.
COVID-19 is leaving a trail of cancelled events in its footpath. Two IT events scheduled this week in Singapore have been canned.
NVIDIA has introduced the Jetson Xavier NX, which it dubbed as “the world’s smallest, most powerful AI supercomputer for robotic and embedded computing devices at the edge”.
NVIDIA has announced the NVIDIA EGX Edge Supercomputing Platform which lets organisations deliver next-generation AI, IoT and 5G-based services at scale and with low latency. Along with annoucing this at his keynote address at the opening of Mobile World Congress in Los Angeles, NVIDIA Founder and CEO Jen-Hsun Huang declared that we have entered a new era, where billions of always-on IoT sensors will be connected by 5G and processed by AI.
Giving customers choices and enabling innovation in the high performance computing (HPC) space are the key reasons why NVIDIA is providing support for Arm CPUs.
Taiwan’s new and fastest supercomputer, Taiwania 2 is also the world’s 20th fastest and 10th most energy efficient. Made in Taiwan, it will be used by the academic and research communities at the Taiwan Computing Cloud.
Hewlett-Packard Enterprise (HPE) is on the acquisition trail again with the purchase of supercomputing pioneer Cray for US$1.3 billion.
The race to have the world’s fastest supercomputer has taken on a new spin with the US Department of Energy commissioning Cray to build the most powerful yet by 2021. Called Frontier, the new 1.5-exaflop supercomputer will be built on built on Cray’s Shasta supercomputing platform using AMD EPYC CPUs and Radeon Instinct GPUs.
NVIDIA has reached a US$6.9 billion agreement to acquire Mellanox, a supplier of end-to-end Ethernet and smart interconnect solutions and services for servers and storage.
It’s no dinosaur but the newly-announced NVIDIA Titan RTX, dubbed T-Rex, is certainly very powerful — to the tune of 130 teraflops of deep learning performance and 11 GigaRays of ray-tracing performance.
A six-person team from Nanyang Technological University (NTU) has achieved 56.51 teraflops, the highest Linpack score — a measurement of a system’s floating point computing horsepower — in a global supercomputing competition held in conjunction with SC18 in Dallas.
The world’s top two supercomputers — – the US Department of Energy’s Summit, at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, and Sierra, at Lawrence Livermore National Lab. — pack a combined total of more than 40,000 NVIDIA V100 Tensor Core GPUs, according to the latest of the Top 500 list released in conjunction with SC18.
Taiwan’s Chinese Medical University Hospital (CMUH) has become the first healthcare provider in Asia to deploy and operate the NVIDIA DGX-2 AI supercomputer.
The first NVIDIA AI Conference in Sydney on September 4 will kick off with two keynote addresses. Marc Hamilton, Vice President of Solutions Architecture and Engineering, NVIDIA, will talk about Transforming Industries With AI. Jason Humphrey (right), Head of Retail Risk, ANZ Bank, will then share on Creating the Infrastructure to Undertake Deep Learning.
NetApp has introduced NetApp ONTAP AI proven architecture to simplify, accelerate and scale the data pipeline across edge, core and cloud for deep learning deployments and to help customers achieve real business impact with AI.
Daimler and Bosch have chosen NVIDIA Drive Pegasus AI supercomputer to power their robotaxis, which are expected to start testing in Silicon Valley next year.
On June 13, Intel had the GPU world in a flurry when it tweeted “Intel’s first GPU coming in 2020”. The media were quick to post stories of this incoming new GPU, which would add interesting competition to a market dominated by NVIDIA with AMD a distant second.
The United States has regained its pole position at the fastest supercomputer race with the aptly named Summit.
Taiwan is going big on artificial intelligence (AI) and its Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST) will be collaborating with NVIDIA on AI initiatives.
NVIDIA has introduced the NVIDIA HGX-2, the first unified computing platform for both artificial intelligence (AI) and high performance computing (HPC).
Information and communications technology (ICT) spending in Asia/Pacific (excluding Japan) will hit US$1.5 trillion in 2021, according to IDC.
Security is a major concern in airports, government buildings and major infrastructures around the world. Governments need to be able to quickly identify potential threats among the many people that enter and exit their countries daily. An effective facial recognition system is critical in safeguarding the country and critical infrastructures.
Tokyo-based startup incubator DEEPCORE is partnering NVIDIA to support AI startups and promote university research programmes across Japan.