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Apple joins Google, Facebook, Amazon, to study and advance AI
Apple joins Google, Facebook, Amazon, to study and advance AI
It is clear that artificial intelligence is going to be a huge part of future computing. It might not mean Haley Joel Osment's David from 2001 ...... 28 Jan 2017 - 1 comment
IBM to spend billions to get in the weather data business
IBM to spend billions to get in the weather data business
IBM is set to acquire the digital and data assets of the Weather Channel in a deal that could top $2 billion. While the deal will include ...... 28 Oct 2015 - 1 comment
Lenovo purchase of IBM servers gets U.S. regulatory approval
Lenovo purchase of IBM servers gets U.S. regulatory approval
The Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) has approved IBM's sale of its x86 server business to Chinese PC and smartphone ...... 17 Aug 2014
Here is Tim Cook's memo to employees about the new IBM partnership
Here is Tim Cook's memo to employees about the new IBM partnership
Earlier today we reported on Apple's partnership with IBM to control the enterprise market. The deal is groundbreaking in that two giants ...... 16 Jul 2014 - 2 comments
Apple and IBM now entirely own the mobile enterprise space following partnership
Apple and IBM now entirely own the mobile enterprise space following partnership
Last night, tech giants Apple and IBM announced a partnership in which IBM will build enterprise applications for the iPhone and iPad as the ...... 16 Jul 2014
IBM's server sale to Lenovo still in limbo after six months
IBM's server sale to Lenovo still in limbo after six months
Earlier this year, IBM announced the sale of its computer servers business to Chinese giant Lenovo for $2.3 billion. The deal remains in ...... 28 Jun 2014
IBM: We have not given any client data to the government
IBM: We have not given any client data to the government
IBM has confirmed that it has not given up any client data to the government, and will challenge any orders to do so in the future. The company ...... 17 Mar 2014
IBM to lay off up to 25 percent of hardware division workers
IBM to lay off up to 25 percent of hardware division workers
IBM has confirmed this week that it will be laying off employees as the company continues to focus on more priority areas including the cloud, ...... 02 Mar 2014
Lenovo purchases IBM's x86 server business
Lenovo purchases IBM's x86 server business
Chinese giant Lenovo has announced their acquisition of IBM's x86 server hardware division for $2.3 billion. The division includes IBM's ...... 23 Jan 2014 - 1 comment
IBM to invest $1 billion in Watson supercomputer division
IBM to invest $1 billion in Watson supercomputer division
IBM has announced that it will invest $1 billion in a new Watson supercomputing division to exploit its abilities. Watson is famous for wiping ...... 09 Jan 2014
IBM acquires flash memory company TMS
IBM acquires flash memory company TMS
IBM has announced its purchase of Texas Memory Systems (TMS), a maker of flash memory products. The company markets itself as a designer ...... 17 Aug 2012
Report: IBM looking into buying RIM's enterprise business
Report: IBM looking into buying RIM's enterprise business
Bloomberg has reported today that IBM has "informally" approached RIM about potentially acquiring its enterprise services unit. Despite the ...... 10 Aug 2012 - 3 comments
Siri blocked from use on IBM internal networks
Siri blocked from use on IBM internal networks
IBM has understandably blocked the voice-activated digital assistant from its work networks. As 'Big Blue' confirms, Siri has been blocked ...... 26 May 2012 - 1 comment
Apple ranked most valuable brand
Apple ranked most valuable brand
According to Millward Brown Optimor's annual BrandZ study, Apple is once again the most valuable brand in the work with a valuation of $183 billion. ...... 23 May 2012 - 1 comment
Confirmed: Facebook bought IBM patents
Confirmed: Facebook bought IBM patents
Facebook has confirmed that it did indeed purchase patents from IBM. "I can confirm that there was a purchase but I don't have any other ...... 24 Mar 2012 - 2 comments
Facebook acquires 750 patents from IBM?
Facebook acquires 750 patents from IBM?
According to a new report, Facebook has purchased 750 patents from IBM. The patents will be used protection as the company defends itself ...... 22 Mar 2012
IBM laying off 1000 workers
IBM laying off 1000 workers
IBM has laid off 1000 employees, and that may just be the beginning. The company does not comment on specifics, but Alliance@IBM/CWA Local ...... 28 Feb 2012 - 3 comments
IBM reveals their annual '5 in 5' predicitions
IBM reveals their annual '5 in 5' predicitions
As part of their annual '5 in 5' predictions, IBM says mind reading is coming sooner than you think. The list is the company's way to predict ...... 19 Dec 2011 - 5 comments
Google patent purchases continue with 1,023 more patents from IBM
Google patent purchases continue with 1,023 more patents from IBM
Google is continuing their patent buying spree, acquiring more than 1,000 patents from IBM. This is the second such deal between the two ...... 15 Sep 2011 - 4 comments
IBM now using Watson supercomputer to save lives
IBM now using Watson supercomputer to save lives
IBM's supercomputer will now help save lives. After beating up on lowly humans on 'Jeopardy,' IBM's supercomputer Watson will now help Wellpoint ...... 13 Sep 2011 - 7 comments
IBM announces new chips modeled on the human brain
IBM announces new chips modeled on the human brain
IBM has unveiled an experimental new type of microprocessor, called a cognitive computing chip, which is designed to emulate the operation of ...... 18 Aug 2011 - 12 comments
PC era ending, says IBM PC engineer
PC era ending, says IBM PC engineer
Dr Mark Dean says variety of devices are starting to end the era of the PC. Dean was one of the engineers of the first IBM PC, holding 3 ...... 14 Aug 2011 - 12 comments
Google buys up 1029 IBM patents
Google buys up 1029 IBM patents
Google has confirmed they have purchased 1029 patents from IBM this week, for wide-ranging tech. All 1029 are listed here thanks to SEObythesea ...... 31 Jul 2011
IBM turns 100
IBM turns 100
On June 16th, 1911, the Computing-Tabulating-Recording Company (C-T-R) was founded, later changing its name to IBM in 1924. The company has ...... 16 Jun 2011 - 4 comments
IBM confirms processor technology in 'Watson' will power Wii U
IBM confirms processor technology in 'Watson' will power Wii U
IBM has confirmed this week that it will be providing the microprocessors for the upcoming Nintendo Wii U console, and that the technology will ...... 12 Jun 2011 - 9 comments
Watson beats puny humans in last day of 'Jeopardy' event
Watson beats puny humans in last day of 'Jeopardy' event
The IBM supercomputer 'Watson' has finished handily defeating its human opponents on Jeopardy today, beating former champions Ken Jennings and Bruce Rutter. ...... 17 Feb 2011 - 21 comments
Man versus machine 'Jeopardy' is highest-rated episode in years, Watson fumbles important question in day 2
Man versus machine 'Jeopardy' is highest-rated episode in years, Watson fumbles important question in day 2
Last night's showing of "Jeopardy!," which featured former champions Ken Jennings and Brad Rutter taking on IBM's supercomputer Watson, was ...... 16 Feb 2011 - 4 comments
IBM supercomputer beats humans in Jeopardy practice round
IBM supercomputer beats humans in Jeopardy practice round
IBM's supercomputer "Watson," set to take on human contestants on "Jeopardy" this month, has beaten its two competitors in a quick practice round. ...... 07 Feb 2011 - 3 comments
IBM makes tech predictions for 2015
IBM makes tech predictions for 2015
IBM has made some technology predictions for 2015 this week, breaking out the crystal ball for its forecast. The company surveyed its over ...... 25 Dec 2010 - 10 comments
IBM supercomputer will compete on Jeopardy
IBM supercomputer will compete on Jeopardy
IBM's supercomputer "Watson" will take on human contestants on "Jeopardy" this coming February, taking on all-time champions Ken Jennings and Brad Rutter. ...... 14 Dec 2010 - 7 comments
     

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