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AMD Reports 2014 Second Quarter Results

Jul 17, 2014 |

SUNNYVALE, Calif., July 17 – AMD today announced revenue for the second quarter of 2014 of $1.44 billion, operating income of $63 million and net loss of $36 million, or $0.05 per share. Non-GAAP operating income was $67 million and non-GAAP net income, which primarily excludes $49 million of loss from debt redemption in the quarter, Read more…

UChicago Program to Train Data Scientists

Jul 16, 2014 |

July 16 — This summer, 48 fellows from around the world have come to Chicago to tackle these and other missions as part of the 2014 Data Science for Social Good Summer Fellowship, a University of Chicago program dedicated to making a better world through innovative data science projects. For 12 weeks, fellows work with Read more…

Cycle Computing Adds Tim Carroll and Rob Futrick to Management Team

Jul 16, 2014 |

NEW YORK, N.Y., July 16 — Celebrating a year of record-growth, Cycle Computing has added HPC executive and startup veteran Tim Carroll as Vice President of Business Development and Ecosystem; and has also promoted Rob Futrick to Chief Technical Officer (CTO). The buildout of the management team will leverage and accelerate rapid growth of revenue, Read more…

SEL to Utilize SGI System for Research

Jul 16, 2014 |

MILPITAS, Calif. and TOKYO, Japan, July 16 — SGI Japan, Ltd., part of the global trusted leader in high performance computing, SGI, today announced the installation of a new, large-scale system at Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd. (SEL). The system, which will be used to facilitate the research and development of semiconductor technologies, combines SGI’s Read more…

Cray Awarded Contract to Install India’s First XC30 Supercomputer

Jul 16, 2014 |

SEATTLE, Wash., July 16 – Global supercomputer leader Cray Inc. today announced the Company has been awarded a contract to provide the Tata Institute for Fundamental Research (TIFR) in Mumbai with a Cray XC30 supercomputer – the first Cray XC30 system in India. TIFR is a multi-disciplinary research and teaching institute, and is also a National Centre Read more…

RMACC Symposium to Focus on Growth in HPC

Jul 16, 2014 |

BOULDER, Colo., July 16 — Both the continuing growth and future of high-performance computing will be the focus for the keynote speakers at the Rocky Mountain Advanced Computing Consortium’s (RMACC) 4th annual High-Performance Computing Symposium, Aug. 12-13 at the University of Colorado Boulder (CU-Boulder). The event, open to the public, will be held at the Read more…

Students Use Supercomputing to Design Future Aircraft

Jul 16, 2014 |

LEAMINGTON SPA, U.K., July 16 – From 7th to 10th July, twenty-four budding engineers from across the UK recently took on the challenge of designing future aircraft at the University of Southampton.Organised by The Smallpeice Trust and delivered in partnership with the University’s Faculty of Engineering and the Environment and Microsoft, the course opened up the eyes Read more…

National Computing Leaders to Keynote HPC Symposium

Jul 15, 2014 |

BOULDER, Colo., July 15 — Two of the nation’s leaders in state-of-the-art cyberstructure research and development will be the keynote speakers at the Rocky Mountain Advanced Computing Consortium’s 4th annual High Performance Computing Symposium in August. Registration is open to the general public. Irene M. Qualters, Division Director of Advanced Cyberinfrastrucre (ACI) at the National Read more…

NSA Announces New Schools as Cyber Operations Centers of Academic Excellence

Jul 15, 2014 |

July 15 — Five new schools have been selected for the National Security Agency’s National Centers of Academic Excellence in Cyber Operations Program, which was designed to cultivate more U.S. cyber professionals in an increasingly demanding and ever-changing global environment. After a rigorous application and screening process, the following schools qualified to receive the CAE-Cyber Read more…

Colorado State University to Explore Trends in HPC at RMACC Symposium

Jul 15, 2014 |

July 15 — Both the continuing growth and future of high-performance computing will be the focus of the Rocky Mountain Advanced Computing Consortium’s  (RMACC) fourth annual High-Performance Computing Symposium, Aug. 12-13 at the University of Colorado-Boulder. The event, open to the public, will be held at the Wolf Law Building on CU-Boulder’s main campus. The Read more…