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  • Sydney quantum start-up Q-CTRL launches first product

    ​Sydney start-up Q-CTRL has launched its inaugural product – Black Opal – which it describes as “the world’s first commercially available software suite designed to improve the performance of quantum computing hardware”.

    04 Dec. 18 23:00 Written by George Nott
  • AWS offers to put its infrastructure in your data centre

    Amazon Web Services has launched a private preview of ‘AWS Outposts’: A new offering that involves the deployment of AWS-designed hardware within a customer’s own data centre.

    29 Nov. 18 14:16 Written by Rohan Pearce
  • Red Hat commits to Openstack for 'at least' 10 years

    While Red Hat understandably wouldn't discuss anything to do with the IBM mega-acquisition - for regulatory reasons - director of product management James Labocki and senior director for product management at Openstack Nick Barcet confirmed Red Hat's commitment to Openstack for at least the next "10 years".

    14 Nov. 18 23:50 Written by By Tamlin Magee
  • New HPC facility launched at NZ’s NIWA

    Research, science and innovation minister Dr Megan Woods has officially opened New Zealand’s High Performance Computing Facility at NIWA’s campus in Wellington, 17 months after the government announced plans to invest in the facility.

    08 Nov. 18 09:35 Written by Stuart Corner
  • White House launches strategy to lead world in quantum

    The White House yesterday launched a national strategy for Quantum Information Science (QIS) in a bid to secure global leadership in “the next technological revolution”.

    25 Sept. 18 10:49 Written by George Nott
  • Tech companies to attend White House quantum computing meeting

    The White House will host a meeting focused on U.S. government efforts to boost quantum information science, with administration officials, leading companies including Alphabet Inc, IBM, JPMorgan Chase and academic experts taking part.

    24 Sept. 18 14:08 Written by Reuters
  • Microsoft lures Win Server 2008 users toward Azure

    With the end of support for Windows Server 2008 coming in January 2020 and SQL Server 2008 in July 2019, Microsoft is offering customers three years of extended support for the platforms if they migrate the workloads to its Azure cloud services.

    28 Aug. 18 20:00 Written by Rand Morimoto
  • Inside Qiskit, IBM's open source quantum computing framework

    Researchers, scientists, academics, hobbyists, businesses - all of these groups are represented in the community of Qiskit, the open source framework based on IBM's quantum computing programme that's opening up access to real quantum computing in the cloud for everyone.

    28 Aug. 18 09:11 Written by Tamlin Magee
  • Why autonomous vehicles are risky business

    Autonomous vehicles used to be fictional concepts in movies. These days, thanks to the likes of Tesla and Google, there are several autonomous vehicle pilot schemes already underway.

    30 July 18 15:02 Written by Tim Dillon, NCC Group
  • Chipmaker Broadcom inks US$19 billion deal to buy CA

    ​Broadcom Inc has announced a $18.9 billion deal to buy U.S. business software company CA Inc, venturing far beyond its realm of semiconductors and testing investors' confidence in its chief executive Hock Tan's deal-making credentials.

    12 July 18 12:37 Written by Reuters
  • Oracle is changing how it reports cloud revenues — what's it hiding?

    Oracle is changing the way it reports its all-important cloud figures every quarter. Where the database vendor used to report two cloud revenue segments: Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) as one and then a combined figure for Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) and Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) as another, smaller, figure, now it is reporting just one figure.

    25 June 18 11:13 Written by Scott Carey
  • Plan now for your migration to Windows Server 2019

    A smooth transition to Windows Server 2019 should start with implementing native components, then data-center features, then Windows Admin Center management tools.

    22 June 18 20:00 Written by Rand Morimoto
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