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Brian Krzanich: Intel Invests $1B in Startups to Help Drive AI Tech Development

Intel has invested more than $1 billion in startup companies to support the development of artificial intelligence technologies. CEO Brian Krzanich wrote in an article published Monday that Intel has funded AI-focused companies such as Mighty AI, Data Robot and Lumiata through the firm’s capital business. Krzanich added Intel developed suite of AI products …

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Narendra Gupta Elected Red Hat Board Chair

Narendra Gupta, co-founder and managing director of investment firm Nexus Venture Partners, has been named chairman of the board of directors at open source software provider Red Hat. Red Hat said Tuesday Gupta has served on the company’s board since 2005 and succeeds H. Hugh Shelton, who retired after seven years …

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DARPA Holds Kickoff Meeting for IP Reuse Strategy-Based ‘Chiplets’ Devt Program

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency held a kickoff meeting with approximately 100 participants from commercial, academic and military sectors for the Common Heterogeneous Integration and Intellectual Property Reuse Strategies program. The CHIPS program aims to create a community of technologists and researchers as well as establish a technological framework designed …

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CSRA-Led Team Expands Capacity of NIH Supercomputing Cluster; Kamal Narang Comments

CSRA has led an industry team in efforts to boost the computing capacity of the National Institutes of Health‘s supercomputing cluster. The company said Wednesday it installed the second computing power increment to the Biowulf supercomputing system designed to run computations in genomics, image processing, statistical analysis and other biomedical research …

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Executive Spotlight: Interview with Melvin Greer, Intel’s Chief Data Scientist

Melvin Greer is Chief Data Scientist, Public Sector Americas, at Intel Corporation. He is responsible for building Intel's data science platform through artificial intelligence, machine learning, and cognitive computing. His systems and software engineering experience has resulted in patented inventions in cloud computing, synthetic biology, and IoT bio-sensors for edge …

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DARPA Taps 5 Institutions to Develop “˜Graph Analytics Processors' for Big Data Workloads

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has picked five organizations to create computing platforms designed to analyze and extract insights from large volumes of data. Intel, Northrop Grumman, Qualcomm Intelligent Solutions, Georgia Tech and the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory will develop “graph analytics processors“ under the Hierarchical Identify Verify Exploit program, DARPA …

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Carahsoft to Resell Dell EMC’s Converged Infrastructure Offering to Govt Sector

Carahsoft Technology has agreed to resell a Dell EMC-built converged infrastructure system to public sector organizations through the General Services Administration‘s Schedule 70 governmentwide acquisition contract vehicle. Dell EMC’s VxBlock System will work to help customer agencies modernize data centers and simplify information technology functions, Carahsoft said Tuesday. VxBlock is powered by Intel‘s Xeon processor and employs computation, network, …

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Eric Barton Named CTO for DataDirect Networks’ Software-Defined Storage Portfolio

Eric Barton, former lead architect of Intel‘s high performance data division, has joined DataDirect Networks as chief technology officer of its software-defined storage portfolio. DDN said Wednesday his new role entails oversight of strategic roadmap, technology architecture and product design for the company’s newly formed Infinite Memory Engine business unit. “Barton is a visionary with a proven …

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Cameron Chehreh: Converged Tech to Drive Dell EMC’s Investment Strategy

Cameron Chehreh, chief technology officer at Dell EMC‘s federal business, has said converged and hyper-converged technologies will become “great focal areas” for Dell EMC, FedScoop reported Wednesday. Chehreh told the publication that software-defined networking is another information technology development that will drive Dell EMC’s investment strategy. “The last piece for us …

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Executive Profile: Diana Burley, Executive Director & Chair of I3P

Diana Burley has served as executive director and chair at the Institute for Information Infrastructure Protection since October 2015. She is also full professor of human and organizational learning at the George Washington University. Burley previously worked as an associate professor, director of executive leadership doctoral program and chair of the human and organizational …

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