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IBM has withdrawn an application for antitrust approval for a mainframe computing venture with T-Systems, the IT services arm of Deutsche Telekom, after the German cartel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

Geeks rescue old IBM mainframe
Published in PC Hardware
Monday, 20 May 2019 11:44

Geeks rescue old IBM mainframe

IBM 360 Model 20 mainframe

Adam Bradley and engineer Chris Blackburn have rescued an IBM 360 Model 20 mainframe from an abandoned building "in the backstreets of Nuremberg, Germany".

IBM expands its Q Network
Published in News
Thursday, 25 April 2019 11:11

IBM expands its Q Network

Expanding research and careers in quantum computing

IBM has expanded its IBM Q Network to include several global universities to accelerate joint research in quantum computing and develop curricula to help prepare students for careers that will be influenced by this next era of computing, across science and business.

IBM sees revenue drop
Published in News
Wednesday, 17 April 2019 12:35

IBM sees revenue drop


The cloud grows as people lose interest in mainframes again

IBM reported a bigger than expected drop in its first quarter revenue due to falling mainframe demand and a stronger dollar.

Rometty talks about the fourth Industrial Revolution
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Another one

IBM's Chair, CEO and President Ginni Rometty, has said that the fourth Industrial Revolution is underway and it is shaping up to be one of the most significant challenges and opportunities of our lifetime.

IBM's cryptocurrancy gaining ground
Published in Cloud
Tuesday, 19 March 2019 12:29

IBM's cryptocurrancy gaining ground


For banking clients

IBM is taking its banking clients a step closer to cryptocurrency.

IBM quantum processor manages machine learning
Published in IoT


The cat is out of the box Dave

IBM researchers have managed to implement machine learning on an IBM quantum processor

Big Blue did not time travel
Published in News
Thursday, 14 March 2019 12:53

Big Blue did not time travel


But quantumly speaking the story is both dead and alive

The last 24 hours have seen a story which claims that IBM boffins have managed to turn back time using a quantum computer. But it is starting to look like the story was overhyped.