New Platform Lets GPUs and FPGAs Use Intel Optane Memory Modules

New Platform Lets GPUs and FPGAs Use Intel Optane Memory Modules

Liqid, MemVerge, and Intel have developed a platform solution that allows to pool and orchestrate system memory and storage-class memory (SCM) like Intel Optane Persistent Memory (PMem) modules together and then use these ultra-large memory pools with CPUs, GPUs, FPGAs, and other accelerators. The solution supports not only existing PMems, but also future memory hardware from Intel, and upcoming CXL accelerators.  DRAM is fast,…

BitMEX Crypto Platform Hit with $100 Million Fine for Breaking Laws

BitMEX Crypto Platform Hit with $100 Million Fine for Breaking Laws

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) announced yesterday that BitMEX, a cryptocurrency exchange that operated in the U.S. from November 2014 to October 2020, was ordered to pay $100 million for violating numerous regulations. BitMEX was accused of serving as a Designated Contract Market, Swap Execution Facility, and Futures Commission Merchant without the appropriate registration…