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Monday 1 April 2024
Microsoft, OpenAI's billion-dollar supercomputer project diversifies chip suppliers, eases Nvidia dependency
Reports have indicated Microsoft and OpenAI are undertaking a billion-dollar five-phase data center project to establish a series of supercomputers.
Monday 11 December 2023
Expert sees optimistic prospect for Generative AI and AI edge computing
In a forum recently hosted by the Cloud Computing and IoT Association in Taiwan (CIAT), Peter Wu, ASUS Cloud and Taiwan Web Service Corporation (TWSC) President, who is a supervisory...
Thursday 23 November 2023
Japan's ABCI supercomputer set for major upgrade to boost AI research capabilities
Japan's government-funded AI research supercomputer, ABCI (AI Bridging Cloud Infrastructure), which was launched in 2018 and upgraded to ABCI 2.0 in 2021, is poised for another significant...
Friday 1 September 2023
AI unicorn PFN to develop Japanese-centric generative AI with ABCI supercomputer support
Japanese AI unicorn Preferred Network (PFN), after announcing in June its plans to develop a purely Japanese generative AI and related large language model (LLM), has recently gained...
Thursday 17 August 2023
Tesla rolls out FSD in China, implying active supercomputer
Both Mercedes-Benz with its level 3 automated driving and Tesla have actively approached China with their full self-driving solutions (FSD). Despite not yet receiving formal approval...
Monday 24 July 2023
Cerebras, G42 unveil supercomputer for AI training
Cerebras Systems and G42, a United Arab Emirates-based technology holding company, have jointly announced Condor Galaxy, a network of nine interconnected supercomputers with a novel...
Tuesday 11 July 2023
SoftBank to build supercomputer for generative AI
NHK and Nikkei reported that SoftBank, the telecom subsidiary under SoftBank Group, planned to invest JPY20 billion (US$140 million) and use Nvidia's GPU to build...
Monday 26 June 2023
Tesla's first supercomputer to enter production in July and cut reliance on Nvidia
Despite Tesla CEO Elon Musk's strong criticism of the downside of artificial intelligence (AI), Tesla's AI team recently announced on Twitter the progress of Tesla's custom supercomputer...
Monday 29 May 2023
New Nvidia generative AI chip employs TSMC CoWoS
Nvidia has announced the launch of a new class of large-memory AI supercomputer, the Nvidia DGX, powered by Nvidia's GH200 Grace Hopper superchips and the Nvidia NVLink Switch System,...
Monday 29 May 2023
Chinese vendors made over one-third of top supercomputers in US
According to the latest ranking of global supercomputers, the US and China topped the list, accounting for more than half of the fastest supercomputers worldwide, while China-based...
Monday 22 May 2023
From "semiconductors are national power" to "AI is national power"
I was invited to be a seminar moderator at the 2023 Taiwan Supercomputing Conference themed on AI 2.0, supercomputing, and the new ecosystem, recently organized by Taiwan Web Service...
Friday 19 May 2023
Nvidia sees AI GPU orders ramp up
Nvidia has seen a ramp-up in orders for its A100 and H100 AI GPUs, leading to an increase in wafer starts at TSMC, according to market sources.
Tuesday 2 May 2023
Nvidia shipping DGX H100 AI supercomputers
Nvidia has announced that it is shipping its DGX H100 systems to customers from Tokyo to Stockholm, who will connect to the AI supercomputers to advance workloads involving generative...
Wednesday 26 April 2023
China to build "supercomputer Internet"
A government-led project for constructing a national Internet network with supercomputers has been unveiled by China's Ministry of Science and Technology, with the goal of competing...
Wednesday 26 April 2023
Sanctioned Chinese supercomputer maker seizes large language model momentum amid continuous revenue growth
Chinese supercomputer manufacturer Dawning Information Industry, also known as Sugon, has reported first-quarter revenue at CNY2.3 billion (US$332 million), an year-on-year growth...
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Summary of Tech Supply Chain News!
Global smartphone shipments hit 2023 peak in 4Q23, but decelerate in 1Q24 due to seasonality, says DIGITIMES Research
Meet the analyst: Operating system in AI era will be king, says DIGITIMES Research
Taiwan server industry experiences decline in 2023 revenues and shipments; poised to see growth in 2024, says DIGITIMES Research