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Former AT&T Exec Anthony Robbins Joins Nvidia as North American Public Sector VP

Anthony Robbins, former vice president for defense at AT&T‘s (NYSE: T) global public sector business, has joined California-based technology firm Nvidia (Nasdaq: NVDA) as VP for the North American public sector. He will lead NVIDIA’s federal and defense business operations across the region as well as its higher education and research …

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DigitalGlobe Releases Winning Algorithms in SpaceNet Challenge Round 2; Tony Frazier Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 16, 2017 — DigitalGlobe (NYSE: DGI) has made the winning mapping algorithms in the second round of the SpaceNet Challenge available to the public as the company seeks to drive the development of machine learning technologies for geospatial applications, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company said Monday SpaceNet Round 2 …

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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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IBM, NVIDIA Develop New Machine Learning Tool

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 15, 2016 — IBM (NYSE: IBM) and NVIDIA have collaborated to develop a new machine learning tool that will work to train computers to learn in a human-like manner and boost their overall operational speed, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. IBM PowerAI is designed to operate with NVIDIA’s NVLink interconnect technology and deep learning frameworks …

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DigitalGlobe, AWS, Partners Create Online Satellite Image Repository; Tony Frazier Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 29, 2016 — DigitalGlobe (NYSE: DGI) has worked with Amazon Web Services (Nasdaq: AMZN),  CosmiQ Works and NVIDIA to build the SpaceNet online repository of satellite imagery and training data, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The repository works to support the development of machine learning and deep learning algorithms for the …

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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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GE Wins Air Force Neuromorphic Computing System Order; Rod Rice Comments

General Electric‘s (NYSE: GE) intelligent platforms business unit has won a computing system order from the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory’s Information Directorate for neuromorphic architectures. The high-performance embedded computing technology will be built to process high-bandwidth data from radio frequency sensors using NVIDIA’s graphics processing unit accelerators, GE said Tuesday. …

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