Accenture looks to power AI efforts with $3 billion investment

Reuters | June 13, 2023

(Reuters) – Accenture said on Tuesday it will invest $3 billion over three years into its data and AI practice, doubling the number of employees that are working with the cutting-edge technology at the IT consulting firm. The company, which consults and services various clients on generative AI projects, said it will have 80,000 people […]

Microsoft signs power purchase deal with nuclear fusion company Helion

Reuters | May 10, 2023

By Timothy Gardner WASHINGTON (Reuters) -Private U.S. nuclear fusion company Helion Energy will provide Microsoft with electricity in about five years, the companies said on Wednesday, in the first such deal for the power source that fuels the sun but has been elusive on Earth. Government labs and more than 30 companies are racing to […]

U.S. to reveal scientific milestone on fusion energy -sources

Reuters | December 13, 2022

By Timothy Gardner WASHINGTON (Reuters) -The U.S. Department of Energy on Tuesday will announce that scientists at a national lab have made a breakthrough on fusion, the process that powers the sun and stars that one day could provide a cheap source of electricity, three sources with knowledge of the matter said. The scientists at […]