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NortonLifeLock Announces Leadership Appointments, Board Changes

NortonLifeLock (Nasdaq: NLOK) has announced the appointment of key leaders following its launch as an independent publicly traded consumer cyber safety company as a result of Broadcom’s (Nasdaq: AVGO) $10.7B acquisition of Symantec’s enterprise security assets. Vincent Pilette, a more than 20-year financial management executive, has been named CEO of NortonLifeLock, the company said Thursday.

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Cray Secures $600M DOE Contract to Build AI-Based Supercomputer

Cray (Nasdaq: CRAY) has received a potential $600M contract from the Department of Energy to develop an artificial intelligence-based computing machine that can offer analytics and machine learning for national security, energy, healthcare and manufacturing applications. DOE said Tuesday it expects the “Frontier” supercomputer to roll out at the Oak …

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Tech Industry Vet Raja Koduri to Join Intel as Chief Architect, Computing Group SVP

Raja Koduri, formerly senior vice president and chief architect of AMD‘s (Nasdaq: AMD) Radeon Technologies subsidiary, will join Intel (Nasdaq: INTC) in December as chief architect. He will also serve as senior vice president of Intel’s newly established core and visual computing group and general manager of a project that aims to drive …

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6 Firms to Receive $258M in DOE Exascale Supercomputer R&D Contracts

The Energy Department will award six companies three-year contracts worth $258 million in total to research and develop large-scale supercomputers. DOE said Thursday it will issue funds through its Exascale Computing Project as part of the department’s new PathForward program that seeks to create the first exascale supercomputers for U.S. national security, manufacturing, …

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DOE Taps IBM, Mellanox, Nvidia Tech for $325M Nat’l Lab Supercomputer Program

The Energy Department will allocate $325 million in funds to develop two new supercomputers at the Oak Ridge and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratories and another $100 million toward future extreme scale supercomputing technologies. Oak Ridge’s “Summit” and Lawrence Livermore’s “Sierra” supercomputers will contain IBM‘s (NYSE: IBM) Power Architecture, Mellanox’s Interconnected and NVIDIA’s Volta …

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