IBM profits fall short of Wall Street expectations
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Reinvention talking time

Big Blue posted profit margins that fell short of Wall Street expectations in a sign that its turn around was taking time.

IBM’s new mainframe headed for the clouds
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Capable of processing 850 million fully encrypted transactions per day per day


Big Blue has been showing off two new mainframe systems which are widely seen as its latest attempt to get its hardware into cloud data centres.

Jensen thinks Quantum is the future
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Friday, 06 April 2018 13:59

Jensen thinks Quantum is the future


Exclusive:  Will be important

Last week at the GTC we saw Jen Hsung Huang, the founder and CEO of Nvidia walking by, and of course, we had to ask him a question. The single thing I wanted to ask was his opinion about Quantum computing.

Humans responsible for most cloud errors
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Thursday, 05 April 2018 11:55

Humans responsible for most cloud errors


IBM study

Cloud-related cyber attacks saw a significant 424 percent jump mainly owing to human error.

IBM CEO says 80 percent of data is not searchable
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IBM Think 2018: That is where AI can help

Ginni Rometty, the President and CEO of IBM, reminded us that the world we are living in has changed dramatically. Eighty percent of data created is not searchable and this is where AI can really help.

Business users get their paws on Watson
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Tuesday, 20 March 2018 11:51

Business users get their paws on Watson


To build Mobile AI for the great unwashed

IBM has launched Watson Assistant, an artificial intelligence (AI) powered voice assistant for businesses to package to consumers.

IBM builds smallest computer
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Tuesday, 20 March 2018 10:22

IBM builds smallest computer


Can't touch this

IBM has been showing off what it calls the world's smallest computer.

IBM wants total power in the datacentre
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Tuesday, 20 March 2018 10:03

IBM wants total power in the datacentre


All your datacentres should belong to Big Blue

IBM is quietly confident that its new POWER chip can sweep ARM and x86 out of the datacentre market.

IBM settles trade secrets case with Microsoft
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Ending chief diversity of option

IBM has settled a trade secrets lawsuit it brought against its former chief diversity officer who left for a similar job at Microsoft.

IBM puts AI supercomputer in space
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Thursday, 01 March 2018 11:14

IBM puts AI supercomputer in space


Open the bay doors, HAL. I'm afraid I can't do that, Dave

For a long time there was a myth that the AI supercomputer in 2001 space oddessy was called HAL because it was code for IBM (the letters shifted by one) and while that was denied, it now appears that Big Blue is set to take its  IBM supercomputer AI tech  to the International Space Station.