Advanced Computing in the Age of AI | Monday, December 6, 2021

Are the Wheels Falling Off on the Nvidia-Arm Deal?

Nvidia’s 14-month-long, $40 billion proposal to acquire chip IP vendor Arm has hit another potential regulatory roadblock after being hit with two earlier challenges in Europe since October. This ...Full Article

Nvidia: U.S. Federal Trade Commission Is Reviewing the Proposed $40B Arm Acquisition

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission has been added to the growing list of government agencies around the world that are reviewing the proposed $40 billion acquisition of U.K.-based Arm ...Full Article

France’s Jean Zay Supercomputer Getting a Major Nvidia A100 Power Boost for AI Research

Since coming online in the fall of 2019 in Paris, the Jean Zay supercomputer has been one of Europe’s most powerful supercomputers available to HPC and AI researchers. And ...Full Article

Update: UK Orders In-Depth Antitrust Investigation into Proposed $40B Nvidia Arm Acquisition

With antitrust and national security concerns continuing amid the proposed $40 billion acquisition of U.K.-based Arm Ltd. by Nvidia, the British government today (Nov. 16) ordered an in-depth, 24-week ...Full Article

UK Government Delving Deeper into Nvidia-Arm Acquisition Proposal: Report

The British government will reportedly soon order an in-depth antitrust investigation into the proposed $40 billion Nvidia acquisition of Arm, following a similar investigation that was undertaken just three ...Full Article

Cerebras Systems Expanding its Wafer-Scale Computing Tech with $250M in New Funding

Wafer-scale compute vendor Cerebras Systems has raised another $250 million in funding – this time in a Series F round that brings its total funding to about $720 million. ...Full Article

Nvidia Debuts Enterprise-Focused 530B Megatron Large Language Model and Framework at Fall GTC21

Bringing large language model (LLM) capabilities directly to enterprises to help them expand their business strategies and capabilities is the focus of Nvidia’s new NeMo Megatron large language framework ...Full Article

Intel’s 30x AI Performance Aim for Xeon Sapphire Rapids CPUs May Not Solve All AI Needs: Analysts

With its upcoming Intel Sapphire Rapids CPUs, designed as the next generation of Intel Xeon CPUs after Ice Lake and slated for release in 2022, chipmaker Intel Corp. is ...Full Article

Language Model Training Gets Another Player: Inspur AI Research Unveils Yuan 1.0

Hot on the heels of recent GPT language model product news from SambaNova, Microsoft and Nvidia, China-based Inspur AI Research has announced its Yuan 1.0 language model, which has ...Full Article

Shortage of Chips Hurts AI, But Problems Go Deeper

The impacts of the chip shortage can be spotted everywhere: from higher prices on home appliances to empty new car lots to higher prices for consumer devices. Processor-hungry AI ...Full Article
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