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Arvind Krishna to Succeed Ginni Rometty as IBM CEO; Jim Whitehurst Named President

Arvind Krishna, senior vice president for cloud and cognitive software at IBM (NYSE: IBM), has been elected to serve as CEO and board member of the company, effective April 6. The board of directors also elected James “Jim” Whitehurst, an SVP at IBM and CEO of Red Hat, to serve as president of IBM.

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Air Force, IBM Form Quantum Computing Research Partnership

The Air Force Research Laboratory has collaborated with IBM (NYSE: IBM) to explore the potential applications of commercial quantum technology to U.S. Air Force operations. AFRL said Tuesday it will work with the company's researchers to examine optimization challenges, quantum chemistry simulation and machine learning algorithms on actual hardware through the IBM Q Network.

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Accenture: Aerospace, Defense Leaders See AI as Tech Game Changer

A new Accenture (NYSE: ACN) report shows that 33 percent of aerospace and defense executives said they expect their organizations to witness the greatest impact from artificial intelligence in the next three years compared with distributed ledger, quantum computing and other emerging technologies.

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Boeing Unveils New Computing & Networks Org, Names Charles Toups Lead

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has launched a new organization to build communications and computing platforms for government and commercial aerospace applications. Charles Toups, formerly vice president and general manager of Boeing’s research and technology unit, will lead the Disruptive Computing and Networks organization that will operate in Southern California as part …

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Intel Attends White House Summit Aimed to Drive Quantum Computing Innovation

TYSONS CORNER, VA, September 26, 2018 — Intel (Nasdaq: INTC) has participated at a recent summit hosted by the White House’s Office of Science and Technology Policy for government, commercial and academic organizations to discuss advancements in quantum computing, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Monday the multi-sector meeting sought to …

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Accenture Partners With Quantum Computing Firm to Develop Analytics Capability

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 30, 2017 — Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has entered into a strategic alliance and placed an investment with quantum computing software developer 1QBit in the former’s effort to advance quantum-based analytics technology, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday the expanded partnership aims to help organizations generate intelligence to address …

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IBM, Raytheon BBN Study Quantum Computing Advantage

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 5, 2017 — IBM (NYSE: IBM) and Raytheon‘s (NYSE: RTN) BBN Technologies subsidiary have collaborated to verify the difference in performance between a standard computer and quantum computer, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Their joint study published in the Nature Quantum Information journal focused on the “quantum advantage in …

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IBM Adds 4 New US Cloud Data Centers in Push for Service Expansion

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 1, 2017 — IBM (NYSE: IBM) has launched four additional cloud data centers with two each in Washington, D.C., and Dallas, Texas, as the company works to expand its global cloud footprint and support demand for cloud infrastructure, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said Wednesday the new …

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