Advanced Computing in the Age of AI | Friday, December 3, 2021

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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

Arm Says Its New Cloud-Enabled IoT Platform Carves 2 Years Off IoT Product Development

As IoT has soared in adoption and use, the IoT development process has stubbornly fallen behind, still requiring up to five years between a product concept and its eventual ...Full Article

Cerebras Brings Its Wafer-Scale Engine AI System to the Cloud

Five months ago, when Cerebras Systems debuted its second-generation wafer-scale silicon system (CS-2), co-founder and CEO Andrew Feldman hinted of the company’s coming cloud plans, and now those plans ...Full Article

Update: Marvell Acquiring Interconnect Chip Vendor Inphi in $10B Deal

Arm chip maker Marvell Technologies is buying data interconnect vendor Inphi for about $10 billion in cash and stock, continuing a wave of recent big-name vendor consolidations that have ...Full Article

Qualcomm Invests in RISC-V Startup SiFive

Investors are zeroing in on the open standard RISC-V instruction set architecture and the processor intellectual property being developed by a batch of high-flying chip startups. Last fall, Esperanto ...Full Article

Graphene Gains on Silicon’s Heels

<img style="float: left;" src="http://media2.hpcwire.com/dmr/800px-Graphen2.jpg" alt="" width="95" height="63" border="0" />Silicon, the single element most associated with electronics, may have some new competition. Known as graphene, the one-atom-thick sheet of carbon ...Full Article
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