How Intel Plans to Rebuild Its Manufacturing Supply Chain

September 29, 2022

Intel's engineering roots saw a revival at this week's Innovation, with attendees recalling the show’s resemblance to Intel Developer Forum, the company's ann Read more…

US Bars Nvidia and AMD from Selling Top GPUs into China

September 1, 2022

New trade restrictions levied by the United States against China prohibit the sale of cutting-edge HPC and AI technologies from Nvidia and AMD to the world’s second-largest economy. In an SEC filing, Nvidia revealed it was prohibited from exporting its A100 and forthcoming H100 GPUs to China and Russia, effectively immediately. The stated purpose of the licensing requirements is to prevent “military end use” by these nations. Read more…

US Pushes for Expanded Ban on Sale of Chipmaking Equipment to China

July 8, 2022

The supply chain pressures created by the Covid-19 pandemic and the war in Ukraine are pushing nations into increasing conflict on the chipmaking front. Now, the U.S. is ratcheting up the stakes once again, reportedly working to stymie China’s expansion of its chipmaking capabilities by pressuring Dutch firm ASML from selling critical equipment to China. Read more…

Indigenous HPC: What It Means and Why Now

April 5, 2022

Supercomputing has become an indispensable asset for nations' prosperity and security. In this timely Q&A, Hyperion Research Senior Adviser Steve Conway sur Read more…

Jack Dongarra on SC21, the Top500 and His Retirement Plans

November 29, 2021

HPCwire's Managing Editor sits down with Jack Dongarra, Top500 co-founder and Distinguished Professor at the University of Tennessee, during SC21 in St. Louis to discuss the 2021 Top500 list, the outlook for global exascale computing, and what exactly is going on in that Viking helmet photo. Read more…

Three Chinese Exascale Systems Detailed at SC21: Two Operational and One Delayed

November 24, 2021

Details about two previously rumored Chinese exascale systems came to light during last week’s SC21 proceedings. Asked about these systems during the Top500 media briefing on Monday, Nov. 15, list author and co-founder Jack Dongarra indicated he was aware of some very impressive results, but withheld comment when asked directly if he had... Read more…

Using HPC Cloud, Researchers Investigate the COVID-19 Lab Leak Hypothesis

May 27, 2021

At the end of 2019, strange pneumonia cases started cropping up in Wuhan, China. As Wuhan (then China, then the world) scrambled to contain what would, of cours Read more…

The US Places Seven Additional Chinese Supercomputing Entities on Blacklist

April 8, 2021

As tensions between the U.S. and China continue to simmer, the U.S. government today added seven Chinese supercomputing entities to an economic blacklist. The U Read more…

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