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February 19, 2021
Nvidia's acquisition of Arm Ltd. could change the chipmaker landscape and is reportedly raising industry and regulatory eyebrows.
December 23, 2020
This year proved to be a banner year for data center mergers and acquisitions with 113 deals valued at over $30 billion, a pace that is unlikely to slow in 2021.
November 16, 2020
Exascale computers are due to arrive in 2021 in the U.S. and China. Developers are being urged to make these systems user-friendly and accessible.
November 27, 2019
The data center energy efficiency metric, power usage effectiveness, or PUE, is not improving. But one supercomputer data center is showing that big improvements are possible.
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