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    1. LAS VEGAS, May 28, 2024 – Tachyum® today announced that it has successfully integrated the BF16 data type into its Prodigy® compiler and software distribution, which is now available to early adopters and customers as a pre-installed image as part of beta testing. BF16, or bfloat16, is a shortened floating point data type based on the IEEE 32-bit single-precision floating point data type (f32). It is used to accelerate machine learning by reducing storage requirements and increasing the calculation speed of ML algorithms.
      Tachyum Demonstrates Full BF16 AI Support in GCC and PyTorch
    2. LAS VEGAS, May 21, 2024 –Tachyum® today announced that its Prodigy® software distribution, a completely integrated software stack and package, is now available to early adopters and customers as a pre-installed image as part of the beta phase of testing. Applications included in the beta version of the distribution package have been tested to work straight out of the box so that customers and partners can immediately begin using the Prodigy reference design.
      Tachyum Software Distribution Package Enters Beta Testing
    3. LAS VEGAS, May 15, 2024 –Tachyum® today announced that it has advanced the Unified Extensible Firmware Interface (UEFI) to beta and has added RAID 1 capabilities. These latest improvements are a further indication that Tachyum’s Prodigy® hardware continues to mature through its development stages prior to its public release. UEFI replaces the traditional BIOS as a next-generation interface between the operating system and platform firmware. It is used during startup to initialize the hardware and load the OS.
      Tachyum Moves UEFI to Beta, Adds RAID 1 Capabilities to Prodigy
    4. LAS VEGAS, May 7, 2024 –Tachyum® today announced that it has added a watchdog timer to its Prodigy® FPGA emulation system to help detect and recovery from device or system malfunction. The mechanism facilitates automatic correction of temporary hardware faults and prevents errant or malevolent software from disrupting system operations. Available as both a hardware and virtualized time, Prodigy’s watchdog is part of a self-healing infrastructure within datacenters. It allows the automatic recovery of servers that hang without human intervention.
      Tachyum Adds Watchdog Timers to Prodigy FPGA
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    1. LAS VEGAS, April 24, 2024 –Tachyum® today announced that it is testing Git access to Tachyum software repositories. This latest advancement is part of the company’s continued commitment to releasing all open-source software in order to provide customers and partners with an easy, straightforward platform for early Prodigy® testing ahead of silicon availability while reducing support requirements. Git is an open-source distributed version control system designed to track modifications in source code during software development.
      Tachyum Is Testing Open Sourcing of Prodigy Software Through Git
    2. LAS VEGAS, April 9, 2024 – Tachyum® today announced that it has completed testing of full-fledged hardware debugging features of the FPGA prototype of its Prodigy® Universal Processor. This latest capability has undergone testing with GNU Debugger (gdb), a widely used Linux tool for debugging software, to ensure successful operations and is a key component of Prodigy’s continued march towards production. As part of the hardware development process, debuggers are used to search for and identify components that are not operating correctly or are incorrectly configured.
      Tachyum Completes Testing of Debugger on its Prodigy FPGA Prototype
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    1. LAS VEGAS, March 26, 2024 – Tachyum® today added to its extensive white paper library with the publication of an overview examining its Reliability, Availability and Serviceability (RAS) strategy, including a detailed look at the key RAS features being built into Prodigy®, the world’s first Universal Processor, which will help satisfy the demands of today’s data centers. RAS is a set of related attributes that must be considered when designing, manufacturing, purchasing and utilizing a computer product or component.
      Tachyum Solidifies Reliability, Availability and Serviceability of Prodigy Universal Processor
    2. LAS VEGAS, March 12, 2024 – Tachyum® today announced the addition of Machine Check and Recovery (MCR) capabilities with the Linux Error Detection and Correction (EDAC) subsystem to the Prodigy® Universal Processor with successful deployment demonstrated as part of the FPGA emulation system. MCR with Linux EDAC driver is essential for data center applications, with the pair working together to provide critical information to predict and mitigate failures in the field.
      Tachyum Demonstrates Machine Check and Recovery on Prodigy FPGA
    3. LAS VEGAS, March 5, 2024 – Tachyum® today announced that it is bringing 1U and 2U platform solutions to market behind a strategy that ensures customers and partners will be able to quickly and easily test, benchmark and deploy Prodigy® solutions across a broad range of supported applications and workloads. Tachyum’s platform strategy includes offering evaluation platforms for early testing with OEMs and ODMs able to incorporate Prodigy into their own designs.
      Tachyum Has Disclosed 1U and 2U Server/HPC/AI Reference Designs
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    1. LAS VEGAS, February 20, 2024 – Tachyum® today announced that it has added a Performance Monitoring Unit (PMU) to its Prodigy® FPGA emulation system, empowering customers and partners with the ability to address bottlenecks and better optimize Prodigy performance for all applications and workloads. The PMU is an essential tool for collecting information about performance bottlenecks. It offers the ability to record a wide range of events that encompass every aspect of the Prodigy Universal Processor without slowing down the application itself.
      Tachyum Demonstrates PMU Running on Prodigy FPGA Emulation System
    2. LAS VEGAS, February 14, 2024 – Tachyum® today announced that it has upgraded the software stack for the Prodigy® Universal Processor before the anticipated launch of its beta version around the end of quarter. Quality completion of Prodigy’s software stack is a key component as the company continues to advance towards chip production and distribution. Tachyum software engineers have worked hard to enable the full potential of Prodigy with the development of an ecosystem of applications, system software, frameworks and libraries that are ported to run natively on Prodigy hardware.
      Tachyum Upgrades Software Package in Advance of Beta Release of the Prodigy Universal Processor
    3. LAS VEGAS, February 8, 2024 – Tachyum®, creator of Prodigy®, the world’s first Universal Processor, today released a white paper that details how its Prodigy ATX Platform will democratize AI for those who may not normally have access to sophisticated AI models. The Prodigy ATX Platform allows everyone to run cutting-edge AI models for as low as $5,000. Built from the ground up to provide leading-edge AI features that address the emerging demand for AI across a wide range of applications and workloads, Prodigy’s AI subsystem incorporates innovative features that deliver the high performance and efficiency required of AI environments.
      Tachyum Democratizes AI for All with $5000 Prodigy ATX Platform
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    1. LAS VEGAS, January 9, 2024 – With volume production of Prodigy®, the world’s first Universal Processor, scheduled for 2024, Tachyum® officials expect to build off the momentum it gained through a series of successes last year while capitalizing on the current semiconductor upcycle to revolutionize the data center. Anticipated company highlights of the coming year include: Advancements in Product Development – Reference design is expected to soon be revealed once the Tachyum team finishes final debugging and cleaning of the chip.
      Tachyum Well Positioned for an Exceptional 2024
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