NTT Research Distinguished Scientist Brent Waters Named a Simons Investigator

Each year, the Simons Foundation requests nominations from a targeted list of institutions in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom and Ireland for the Simons Investigator programs. Simons Investigators are outstanding theoretical scientists who receive a stable base of research support …

CNET: Japanese telco giant plants research lab flag in Silicon Valley

Some of the computing industry’s biggest innovations have come from research labs. The transistor was created at AT&T’s Bell Labs, the hard drive by IBM Research and the graphical user interface at Xerox’s PARC. NTT, one of Japan’s telecommunications giants, wants similar success…

Telecompaper: NTT opens research center in Palo Alto, to focus on quantum computing, information security

NTT Research, a subsidiary of Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation (NTT), has launched a research center in Palo Alto, CA. The center will initially focus on three research areas, namely quantum computing; cryptography and information security; and medical and health informatics….–1299982