University of Tokyo unveils quantum computer

The IBM Quantum System One will serve Japan’s growing quantum community in industrial and scientific research. The University of Tokyo and IBM unveiled one of Japan’s most powerful quantum computer as part of their ongoing collaboration to advance Japan’s exploration of quantum science, business and education. The IBM Quantum System One is now operational for researchers at both…

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Indian Institute of Science launches Innovation Lab

Advancing Hybrid Cloud Research in India with IBM. Indian Institute of Science (IISc), one of the premier academic research institutions in India, along with IBM has launched of the IBM-IISc Hybrid Cloud lab to advance research in hybrid cloud technologies and drive breakthrough innovations in this area. Located at the IISc campus…

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AI adoption driven by COVID repurcussions

Larger companies are almost 70 per cent more likely to have actively deployed AI as part of their business operations. Artificial Intelligence (AI) is changing the way businesses operate in fundamental ways, from how they communicate with their customers through virtual assistants, to automating key workflows and even managing network…

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Safexpress drives business transformation

Indian-based logistics company uses cognitive cloud native digital logistics platform. India’s Safexpress has deployed ‘PROPEL-i’, a bespoke, end-to-end cloud native logistics platform, to enable the company to attain agility in demand management. Developed in collaboration with IBM Global Business Services, the digital platform will also help Safeexpress obtain advanced and flexible…

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Blockchain technology keeps food chain ecosystem transparent

South Australian food organisations use blockchain platform to reduce traceability times from three days to three seconds. Australia meat processer and independent grocer investor in blockchain-based food ecosystem to trace the entire lifecycle of a food product, from region to plate, and update the record in real-time. Family-owned meat processor, Thomas…

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EGAT adopts AI to improve efficiency

IBM’s AI-powered enterprise asset management platform to help improve energy productivity and operational efficiency. The Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand (EGAT), Thailand’s largest power producer under the Ministry of Energy has selected IBM’s AI-powered enterprise asset management solutions to help manage the assets of its electric power plants. IBM’s AI-powered…

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Cyber attacks focused on frontline organisations focused on global COVID-19 responses

Asia-Pacific region accounted for 25 per cent of all cyber attacks Cyberattacks evolved in 2020 as threat actors sought to profit from the unprecedented socioeconomic, business, and political challenges brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic. In the recently released report, IBM Security X-Force 2020 found attackers pivoting to businesses that…

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IMDA looks to IBM to trains Singaporeans in emerging tech areas

Aims to meet the demand for technology consulting and deep technical skills. Singapore’s Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA) has turned to IBM to hire and train 300 Singaporean professionals over the next four years in emerging tech areas. They will be trained under the TechSkills Accelerator (TeSA) Company-Led Training programme…

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