IBM moves OpenPower Foundation to Linux Foundation
Published in PC Hardware


Open sources power instruction set

IBM has moved its OpenPower Foundation so that it is under the Linux Foundation, and while it was at it, announced it was open-sourcing several other essential parts of its PowerChips.

US buys IBM’s supercomputer in a box
Published in News
Monday, 05 August 2019 11:54

US buys IBM’s supercomputer in a box


With an uninterruptible power supply

The US Army has written a cheque for a  $12 million supercomputer which is housed in a shipping container with on-board uninterruptible power supply, chilled water cooling, and fire suppression systems.

IBM open sources AI to help find cure for cancer
Published in AI


PaccMann wants open sauce flavour

IBM has open-sourced three artificial intelligence (AI) projects tailored to help cure cancer.

Big Blue closes Red Hat deal
Published in News
Wednesday, 10 July 2019 13:23

Big Blue closes Red Hat deal


Its largest ever deal

IBM has closed its $34 billion acquisition of Red Hat.

Three Aussie banks sign up for IBM block chain
Published in Cloud


Wanting to digitise banking guarantees

Australia’s top three banks have agreed to partner with IBM and shopping mall owner Scentre Group to test blockchain technology to digitise bank guarantees.

Chinese firms ditching IBM and Oracle
Published in News
Wednesday, 26 June 2019 10:19

Chinese firms ditching IBM and Oracle


Backlash

Chinese firms are starting to review their contracts with US companies such as Big Blue and Oracle.

IBM likely to get Red Hat blessing
Published in News
Thursday, 20 June 2019 13:02

IBM likely to get Red Hat blessing


EU tips hat

Biggish Blue is set to get bigger are securing unconditional EU approval for its $34 billion bid for software company Red Hat.

IBM abandons T-Systems computing venture
Published in News


Anti-trust issues

IBM has withdrawn an application for antitrust approval for a mainframe computing venture with T-Systems, the IT services arm of Deutsche Telekom, after the German cartel office took a closer look at the transaction.

IBM spruces up Db2
Published in Cloud
Tuesday, 04 June 2019 11:29

IBM spruces up Db2


Adding AI and more data science

IBM is planning to improve its Db2 database by bringing in more data science and AI functions.

IBM using devices for early illness detection
Published in Cloud


AI and IOT could detect diseases early

IBM is using artificial intelligence and connected devices to find new ways to help people stay healthy, according to the outfit’s Japanese office.