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QC Ware Forge will give developers access to quantum hardware and simulators across vendors

September 25, 2019 at 03:00PM Quantum computing is almost ready for prime time, and, according to most experts, now is the time to start learning how to best develop for this new and less than intuitive technology. With multiple vendors like D-Wave, Google, IBM, Microsoft and Rigetti offering commercial and open-source hardware solutions, simulators and… Continue reading QC Ware Forge will give developers access to quantum hardware and simulators across vendors

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Aliro comes out of stealth with $2.7M to ‘democratize’ quantum computing with developer tools

September 18, 2019 at 02:35PM It’s still early days for quantum computing, but we’re nonetheless seeing an interesting group of startups emerging that are helping the world take advantage of the new technology now. Aliro Technologies, a Harvard startup that has built a platform for developers to code more easily for quantum environments — “write… Continue reading Aliro comes out of stealth with $2.7M to ‘democratize’ quantum computing with developer tools

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The mainframe business is alive and well, as IBM announces new Z15

September 12, 2019 at 02:58PM It’s easy to think about mainframes as some technology dinosaur, but the fact is these machines remain a key component of many large organization’s computing strategies. Today, IBM announced the latest in their line of mainframe computers, the Z15. For starters, as you would probably expect, these are big and… Continue reading The mainframe business is alive and well, as IBM announces new Z15

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IBM brings Cloud Foundry and Red Hat OpenShift together

September 12, 2019 at 08:29AM At the Cloud Foundry Summit in The Hague, IBM today showcased its Cloud Foundry Enterprise Environment on Red Hat’s OpenShift container platform. For the longest time, the open-source Cloud Foundry Platform-as-a-Service ecosystem and Red Hat’s Kubernetes-centric OpenShift were mostly seen as competitors, with both tools vying for enterprise customers who… Continue reading IBM brings Cloud Foundry and Red Hat OpenShift together

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ScyllaDB takes on Amazon with new DynamoDB migration tool

September 11, 2019 at 01:24PM There are a lot of open source databases out there, and ScyllaDB, a NoSQL variety, is looking to differentiate itself by attracting none other than Amazon users. Today, it announced a DynamoDB migration tool to help Amazon customers move to its product. It’s a bold move, but Scylla, which has… Continue reading ScyllaDB takes on Amazon with new DynamoDB migration tool

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Q-CTRL raises $15M for software that reduces error and noise in quantum computing hardware

September 10, 2019 at 02:00PM As hardware makers continue to work on ways of making wide-scale quantum computing a reality, a startup out of Australia that is building software to help reduce noise and errors on quantum computing machines has raised a round of funding to fuel its U.S. expansion. Q-CTRL is designing firmware for… Continue reading Q-CTRL raises $15M for software that reduces error and noise in quantum computing hardware

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Time: How Microsoft’s Brad Smith is Trying to Restore Your Trust in Big Tech

September 08, 2019 at 02:00PM Inside a sunny conference room on the Microsoft campus in Redmond, Wash., a small team of employees is describing how technology can save the world. From technology. Microsoft’s Digital Diplomacy unit consists of two dozen policy experts who work on everything from the ethical use of artificial intelligence to protecting… Continue reading Time: How Microsoft’s Brad Smith is Trying to Restore Your Trust in Big Tech

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Watch TC Session: Enterprise live stream right here

September 05, 2019 at 05:32PM TechCrunch is live from San Francisco’s YBCA’s Blue Shield of California Theater, where we’re hosting our first event dedicated to the enterprise. Throughout the day, attendees and viewers can expect to hear from industry experts and partake in discussions about the potential of new technologies like quantum computing and AI,… Continue reading Watch TC Session: Enterprise live stream right here

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IBM’s quantum-resistant magnetic tape storage is not actually snake oil

August 26, 2019 at 07:08PM Usually when someone in tech says the word “quantum,” I put my hands on my ears and sing until they go away. But while IBM’s “quantum computing safe tape drive” nearly drove me to song, when I thought about it, it actually made a lot of sense. First of all,… Continue reading IBM’s quantum-resistant magnetic tape storage is not actually snake oil

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Why now is the time to get ready for quantum computing

August 26, 2019 at 05:02PM For the longest time, even while scientists were working to make it a reality, quantum computing seemed like science fiction. It’s hard enough to make any sense out of quantum physics to begin with, let alone the practical applications of this less than intuitive theory. But we’ve now arrived at… Continue reading Why now is the time to get ready for quantum computing

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IBM is moving OpenPower Foundation to The Linux Foundation

August 20, 2019 at 06:12PM IBM makes the Power Series chips, and as part of that has open sourced some of the underlying technologies to encourage wider use of these chips. The open source pieces have been part of the OpenPower Foundation. Today, the company announced it was moving the foundation under The Linux Foundation,… Continue reading IBM is moving OpenPower Foundation to The Linux Foundation

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The five great reasons to attend TechCrunch’s Enterprise show Sept. 5 in SF

August 19, 2019 at 04:36PM The vast enterprise tech category is Silicon Valley’s richest, and today it’s poised to change faster than ever before. That’s probably the biggest reason to come to TechCrunch’s first-ever show focused entirely on enterprise. But here are five more reasons to commit to joining TechCrunch’s editors on September 5 at… Continue reading The five great reasons to attend TechCrunch’s Enterprise show Sept. 5 in SF

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Microsoft acquires jClarity, an open source Java performance tuning tool

August 19, 2019 at 04:26PM Microsoft announced this morning that it was acquiring jClarity, an open source tool designed to tune the performance of Java applications. It will be doing that on Azure from now on. In addition, the company has been offering a flavor of Java called AdoptOpenJDK, which they bill as a free… Continue reading Microsoft acquires jClarity, an open source Java performance tuning tool

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VMware says it’s looking to acquire Pivotal

August 15, 2019 at 12:02AM VMware today confirmed that it is in talks to acquire software development platform Pivotal Software, the service best known for commercializing the open-source Cloud Foundry platform. The proposed transaction would see VMware acquire all outstanding Pivotal Class A stock for $15 per share, a significant markup over Pivotal’s current share… Continue reading VMware says it’s looking to acquire Pivotal

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Time: Artificial Intelligence Could Improve Health Care for All—Unless it Doesn’t

August 13, 2019 at 07:00PM You could be forgiven for thinking that AI will soon replace human physicians based on headlines such as “The AI Doctor Will See You Now,” “Your Future Doctor May Not Be Human,” and “This AI Just Beat Human Doctors on a Clinical Exam.” But experts say the reality is more… Continue reading Time: Artificial Intelligence Could Improve Health Care for All—Unless it Doesn’t

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Quantum computing is coming to TC Sessions: Enterprise on Sept. 5

August 06, 2019 at 09:00PM Here at TechCrunch, we like to think about what’s next, and there are few technologies quite as exotic and futuristic as quantum computing. After what felt like decades of being “almost there,” we now have working quantum computers that are able to run basic algorithms, even if only for a… Continue reading Quantum computing is coming to TC Sessions: Enterprise on Sept. 5

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Mesosphere changes name to D2IQ, shifts focus to Kubernetes, cloud native

August 05, 2019 at 12:53PM Mesosphere was born as the commercial face of the open source Mesos project. It was surely a clever solution to make virtual machines run much more efficiently, but times change and companies change. Today the company announced it was changing its name to Day2IQ or D2IQ for short, and fixing… Continue reading Mesosphere changes name to D2IQ, shifts focus to Kubernetes, cloud native

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Dasha AI is calling so you don’t have to

August 02, 2019 at 02:31AM While you’d be hard pressed to find any startup not brimming with confidence over the disruptive idea they’re chasing, it’s not often you come across a young company as calmly convinced it’s engineering the future as Dasha AI. The team is building a platform for designing human-like voice interactions to… Continue reading Dasha AI is calling so you don’t have to

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With the acquisition closed, IBM goes all in on Red Hat

August 01, 2019 at 01:00PM IBM’s massive $34 billion acquisition of Red Hat closed a few weeks ago and today, the two companies are now announcing the first fruits of this process. For the most part, today’s announcement further IBM’s ambitions to bring its products to any public and private cloud. That was very much… Continue reading With the acquisition closed, IBM goes all in on Red Hat

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Save with group discounts and bring your team to TechCrunch’s first-ever Enterprise event Sept. 5 in SF

July 31, 2019 at 09:00PM Get ready to dive into the fiercely competitive waters of enterprise software. Join more than 1,000 attendees for TC Sessions Enterprise 2019 on September 5 to navigate this rapidly evolving category with the industry’s brightest minds, biggest names and exciting startups. Our $249 early-bird ticket price remains in play, which… Continue reading Save with group discounts and bring your team to TechCrunch’s first-ever Enterprise event Sept. 5 in SF

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In spite of slowing growth, Microsoft has been flexing its cloud muscles

July 22, 2019 at 07:40PM When Microsoft reported its FY19, Q4 earnings last week, the numbers were mostly positive, but as we pointed out, Azure earnings growth has stalled. Productivity and business, which includes Office 365, has also mostly flattened out. But slowing growth is not always as bad as it may seem. In fact, it’s… Continue reading In spite of slowing growth, Microsoft has been flexing its cloud muscles

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Announcing the agenda for TC Sessions: Enterprise | San Francisco, September 5

July 22, 2019 at 05:00PM TechCrunch Sessions is back! On September 5, we’re taking on the ferociously competitive field of enterprise software, and thrilled to announce our packed agenda, overflowing with some of the biggest names and most exciting startups in the enterprise industry. And you’re in luck, because $249 early-bird tickets are still on… Continue reading Announcing the agenda for TC Sessions: Enterprise | San Francisco, September 5

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Investor Jocelyn Goldfein to join us on AI panel at TechCrunch Sessions: Enterprise

July 18, 2019 at 06:00PM Artificial intelligence is quickly becoming a foundational technology for enterprise software development and startups have begun addressing a variety of issues around using AI to make software and processes much more efficient. To that end, we are delighted to announce that Jocelyn Goldfein, a Managing Director at Zetta Venture Partners… Continue reading Investor Jocelyn Goldfein to join us on AI panel at TechCrunch Sessions: Enterprise