IBM launches AI-powered ‘Watson Assistant’ for businesses

May 21, 2018

Building on the existing partnership with Apple, IBM also announced that both the companies will combine their AI and machine-learning technologies to make it easier for developers to build secure AI-powered solutions. Tech giant IBM today announced the formal launch of Watson Assistant, a smart enterprise assistant powered with artificial intelligence (AI), cloud and the Internet of […]

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IBM Joins Group Building a Blockchain-Based Global Identity Network

April 26, 2018

International Business Machines Corp has joined a private, non-profit organisation called Sovrin Foundation that is seeking to build a global decentralised identity system based on blockchain technology. The blue-chip US computing company will join the non-profit as a “founding steward,” dedicating hardware, security, and network capacity to help create a digital identity network for individuals and businesses, […]

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IBM plans computers millions of times faster than any before

April 23, 2018

The first practical machines will be available soon enough that developers should start working on software for them, according to executives IBM has taken its first step towards selling computers that are millions of times faster than the one you’re reading this on. The company has set up a new division, IBM Q, that is […]

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IBM Collaborating With Top Startups to Accelerate Quantum Computing

April 11, 2018

There’s no denying it – we’re approaching the dawn of the commercial quantum era – a formative period when quantum computing and its early use cases rapidly develop. Predictably, hype is setting in around the potential for quantum computing to impact our world, as media, VC firms, investors, and the general public continue to learn […]

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IBM just unveiled the ‘world’s smallest computer’

March 20, 2018

IBM is kicking off its IBM Think 2018 conference this week with “5 in 5,” a collection of IBM Research inventions and technologies “that could change our lives in the next five years.” If you want to hear a large corporation tell you about AI, blockchain, and quantum computing all in the same breath, IBM […]

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IBM, Convergys & Bain in early talks to buy Intelenet

March 10, 2018

IBM and Convergys are among contenders said to be in talks for a potential $1.2 billion acquisition of Intelenet IBM and Convergys are among contenders said to be in talks for a potential $1.2 billion acquisition of Intelenet, an outsourcing company owned by Blackstone Group, the world’s largest alternative asset manager. Boston-based private equity firm […]

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IBM Settles Legal Dispute With Diversity Officer Hired by Microsoft

March 6, 2018

International Business Machines Corp on Monday said it settled a trade secrets lawsuit it brought against its former chief diversity officer who left for a similar job at Microsoft Corp. The settlement allows Lindsay-Rae McIntyre to begin working at Microsoft in July. Armonk, New York-based IBM alleged in a February 12 complaint in federal court in White Plains, New […]

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IBM and Bluewolf launch new Salesforce practice in India

February 13, 2018

Mumbai – 13 Feb 2018: Global Salesforce consulting agency Bluewolf, an IBM Company, today announced the launch of a new practice to drive digital transformation and customer experience locally in India with Salesforce, the global leader in CRM. The dedicated practice will leverage Bluewolf’s deep expertise and delivery capabilities in Salesforce, augmented intelligence (AI), and innovation strategy, […]

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