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IBM's new speech AI creates a natural voice from 5 minutes of audio
IBM's new speech AI creates a natural voice from 5 minutes of audio
Artificial intelligence has been developing in massive leaps and bounds in the recent years. This is probably most evident to customers in products ...... 01 Oct 2019
20 years ago: These were the news stories AfterDawn covered back in June, 1999
20 years ago: These were the news stories AfterDawn covered back in June, 1999
Our dear website, AfterDawn, officially launched in 10th of June, 1999. To celebrate our 20th anniversary, we start a year-long project to look ...... 10 Jun 2019
IBM: All current encryption methods will be broken instantly in 5 years' time
IBM: All current encryption methods will be broken "instantly" in 5 years' time
Head of IBM Research, Arvind Krishna, attended a panel discussion in San Francisco last week and shared his thoughts about quantum computing ...... 22 May 2018
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
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