IBM joins forces with Fraunhofer for quantum computing in Germany

IBM and the European applied research agency Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft have inked an agreement to partner in the area of quantum computing.

Hewlett Packard Enterprise announces $500 million investment in India

Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) says the company plans to invest $500 million in India, over the next five years. 

The Louvre revamps its digital strategy with help from Accenture

The Louvre, which hosts more than ten million visitors annually, is revamping its digital strategy with the help of Accenture.

Raytheon awarded $110M cybersecurity contract

Raytheon has been awarded a contract to develop and deploy a mission-critical, advanced Cybersecurity Operations Center and services for a country in the Middle East North Africa region.

Indian B2B commerce company Moglix raises $60 million

Moglix, an Indian B2B commerce company, has closed a Series D funding round of $60 million.

Intel’s brain-inspired research chip system Pohoiki Beach available to research community now

Intel's brain-inspired research chip, the eight million neurons neuromorphic system,  is now available to the broader research community

NASA funds demo of 3D-printed spacecraft parts made, assembled in orbit

NASA has awarded a $73.7 million contract to Made In Space, of Mountain View, California, to demonstrate the ability of a small spacecraft, called Archinaut One, to manufacture and assemble spacecraft components in low-Earth orbit.

Worldwide PC shipments grew 1.5% in second quarter of 2019, says Gartner

After two quarters of decline, the worldwide PC market grew 1.5% in the second quarter of 2019, says Gartner.

Moody’s, Team8 launch cyber risk joint venture

Ratings and analytics company Moody’s, and Team8, a cybersecurity think tank and company creation platform, have formed a joint venture to establish a global standard for evaluating and assessing cyber risk for enterprises; the companies said in a news release.

Mass deployments of IoT solutions transforming China, says GSMA

Chinese mobile operators are leading the world in the deployment of transformative Internet of Things (IoT) solutions, by connecting the country's estimated 960 million devices via cellular networks, says GSMA.

Spanish utility company Naturgy signs hybrid cloud services agreement with IBM

Spain-based Naturgy, a supplier of gas and electricity, serving more than 18-million customers in more than 30 countries, has inked a ten-year agreement with IBM to help implement a hybrid cloud strategy.

Internet grows to 351.8 million domain name registrations

The first quarter of 2019 closed with 351.8 million domain name registrations across all top-level domains (TLDs).

SoftBank selects Nokia for 5G in Japan

Japanese telecom behemoth SoftBank has selected Nokia as a strategic partner to drive its commercial 5G offering.

Indonesia testing blockchain for agricultural commodities bidding

Singaporean blockchain company PLMP Fintech has signed an MoU with the Agency for Free Trade Zone and Free Port of Batam, and Indonesian firm Central Distribusi Batam.

American Express acquires Resy

American Express has signed an agreement to acquire Resy, a digital restaurant reservation booking and management platform.