Dow, 1QBit ink multi-year agreement to build quantum applications

The Dow Chemical Company and 1QBit have inked a multi-year collaboration to develop quantum computing tools for the chemicals and materials science technology spaces. The terms of the agreement were not disclosed. Dow...

First quantum-secured blockchain technology tested in Moscow — MIT Technology Review

Russian scientists are using quantum mechanics to ensure the security of blockchains. Here is a link to a business impact feature done my the MIT Technology Review.

Mellanox, HPE collaborating on high-performance computing

Mellanox Technologies, a supplier of end-to-end Ethernet and InfiniBand intelligent interconnect solutions and services for servers, storage, and hyper-converged infrastructure, has inked a high-performance computing collaboration with Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE). The collaboration...

Accenture, 1QBit, Biogen develop quantum-enabled molecular comparison app

Accenture and quantum software firm 1QBit collaborated with Biogen to develop a quantum-enabled molecular comparison application, that could improve advanced molecular design to speed up drug discovery for complex neurological conditions...

Lingmo launches Watson-powered earpiece for real-time translations

Lingmo International, an Australian technology start-up, has  launched Translate One2One, an earpiece powered by IBM Watson, that the company says can translate spoken conversations within seconds. Translate One2One was developed in conjunction...

D-Wave raises $50 million

Quantum computing company D-Wave Systems has received new capital in the form of convertible notes from the Public Sector Pension Investment Board. PSP Investments funded $30 million at closing, with an...

Commercial 50 qubits quantum computing systems coming in few years, says IBM

IBM says it aims at constructing commercial IBM Q quantum computing systems with ~50 qubits in the next few years, delivered via the company's cloud platform. IBM Q systems will be designed to tackle...

D-Wave forms independent subsidiary for U.S. government business

Quantum computing company D-Wave Systems announced the formation of D-Wave Government, a U.S. subsidiary formed to provide D-Wave's quantum computer systems to the U.S. government. René Copeland, director of Government Sales for...

IBM, Harrow Council ink 10-year Watson Care Manager deal

IBM Watson Health and the Harrow Council, a local authority for 100,000 households in North-West London, have inked a 10-year agreement to use cognitive technologies to help people with personalized social care needs choose...

Hewlett Packard Enterprise to acquire SGI for $275 million

Hewlett Packard Enterprise has signed a definitive agreement to acquire SGI for $7.75 per share in cash, a transaction valued at approximately $275 million.  SGI products and services are used for high-performance...

Army Research Laboratory , University of Maryland sign HPC agreement

The University of Maryland (UMD) and the U.S. Army Research Laboratory (ARL), have inked a strategic partnership to provide high performance computing (HPC) resources for use in higher education and research communities. The partnership...

Supercomputer company Cray announces new customer contracts

Supercomputer company Cray announced new contract awards for its XC40 supercomputer, two CS400 clusters, a Urika-GX agile analytics platform, and its DataWarp applications I/O accelerator. Here are the recent Cray deals: The Academic Center for Computing and Media...

Intel HPC Orchestrator will now include SUSE Linux; companies offering joint support

Intel will distribute SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for High Performance Computing as an option for the recently introduced Intel HPC Orchestrator, an Intel-supported HPC system software stack. The companies will also offer...

Dell launches HPC systems for life sciences, manufacturing, research; working on HPC as a...

Dell is launching new high performance computing (HPC) systems. The company announced the global availability of the Dell HPC Systems portfolio, a family of HPC and data analytics solutions, for life sciences, manufacturing,...

OpenHPC 1.1 available for download; new members joining the project, says Linux Foundation

OpenHPC, a Linux Foundation project to develop an open source framework for High Performance Computing (HPC) environments, is now available. The Linux Foundation also released the names of the organizations joining...