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NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Bluebee has joined the OpenPower Foundation, an open development community that leverages the IBM Power architecture.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Convey Computer and Bluebee have signed a distribution agreement that lets both companies sell their respective software products to clients in the next-generation sequencing market.

Convey Computer and Nimbix have begun accepting applications from the genomics researchers for The Accelerated Genomics Cloud, or TAGC, promotion — a jointly run venture that aims to provide $25,000 worth of free runtime for bioinformatics projects on infrastructure provided by b

Convey Computer said this week that the Broad Institute has purchased one of its hybrid core computing systems, which will be used to speed up portions of its next-generation sequencing data analysis pipeline.

Convey Computer said this week that the UK’s Genome Analysis Center, TGAC, has purchased two Convey HC-1ex hybrid-core systems, which will be used for genomic data analysis.

Convey Computer said this week that an exact-match short-read aligner developed by students at Iowa State University and run on Convey’s HC-1 hardware has won first place in a hardware/software design challenge sponsored by the Association for Computing Machinery and the Institut

This article has been updated to correct previously reported details about JAX existing compute infrastructure including details about the size of the cluster and its composition.

By Uduak Grace Thomas
Convey Computer and CLC Bio said this week that they have integrated Convey's hybrid core compute architecture with CLC Bio's Genomics Server and Genomics Workbench solutions.

Convey Computer said this week that the Brazilian Center for Excellence in Bioinformatics, CEBio, has deployed a Convey HC-1ex hybrid-core computer to handle its genomic data analysis needs.

Convey Computer said this week that it has implemented a version of the Burrows-Wheeler aligner algorithm on its hybrid-core computing platform that increased genome reference mapping rates by a factor of 15 compared to commodity servers.

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The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative is investing in Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory's BioRxiv.

A study appearing in PLOS One finds that shortened consent forms don't affect clinical trial participants' understanding of the study.

The National Security Agency monitored signal intelligence for signs of "nefarious" genetic engineering projects, Gizmodo reports.

In Nature this week: barley genome sequenced, method for genotyping and phasing short tandem repeats, and more.