Watson will work on rival clouds
Published in AI
Wednesday, 13 February 2019 11:40

Watson will work on rival clouds


IBM seeks to win over more AI customers

Big Blue has said that some of its Watson artificial intelligence services will work on rival cloud computing providers.

IBM AI challenges human debater
Published in AI
Tuesday, 12 February 2019 22:45

IBM AI challenges human debater


Think 2019: Project Debater AI

IBM  showed off something very significant today, and dared to challenge someone who claimed to be the European's best debater in an attempt to win an argument. The judge declared a human as a winner, but the AI machine did a great job while offering comprehensive amount of data to back the argument. This is as big as IBM's  Big Blue supercomputer beating Kasparov in 1997.

Companies need to do 100s of AI experiments
Published in AI
Tuesday, 12 February 2019 20:16

Companies need to do 100s of AI experiments


Think 2019: IBM Rob Thomas General manager AI data and AI

IBM is holding its annual Think 2019 conference and AI is of course a big part of it. We had a chance to hear Rob Thomas,  General Manager of AI data and AI, who delivered a very interesting analysis on the state of things with the technology.

Big Blue creates orange blockchain
Published in Cloud
Wednesday, 06 February 2019 12:10

Big Blue creates orange blockchain


Tracking system has appeal

IBM trailed the use of blockchain technology to track a shipment of mandarin oranges as they journeyed from China to Singapore.

Big Blue spices up AI with  McCormick
Published in AI
Tuesday, 05 February 2019 12:57

Big Blue spices up AI with McCormick


AI getting everywhere

The move to AI is making for some unlikely partners. AI expert IBM and McCormick, which sells spices and condiments, are teaming up to create new all-in-one spice packets.

Aetna teams up with IBM on blockchain
Published in Cloud
Friday, 25 January 2019 10:45

Aetna teams up with IBM on blockchain


Cloudy health

Aetna and a host of other health insurers have signed up to Big Blue's plan to build a blockchain network aimed at cutting costs in the healthcare industry.

IBM boss wants skills not just degrees
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Thursday, 24 January 2019 12:25

IBM boss wants skills not just degrees


College less important

The tech industry is going to be less interested in college degrees and more focused on hiring people with actual skills according to IBM CEO Ginni Rometty.

IBM booms on cloud and services
Published in Cloud
Wednesday, 23 January 2019 12:15

IBM booms on cloud and services


Better than Wall Street predicted

Big Blue beat Wall Street's quarterly earnings estimates, posted its first annual revenue growth since 2011 and forecast a 2019 profit above expectations.

BT, Vodafone and IBM link cloud systems for business
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Support 5G

BT and Vodafone are teaming up with IBM to offer businesses a way to link different cloud computing systems.

IBM gets neural networks to conceptually think
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MIT-IBM Watson AI Lab find GANs a powerful tool


Boffins working at MIT-IBM Watson AI Lab have been playing around with GANs, or generative adversarial networks, because they are providing clues about how neural networks learn and reason.