IBM runs an AI based supercomputer
Published in PC Hardware

Fortunately it is using it for "good" 

IBM has unveiled its "AI supercomputer" composed of a bunch of virtual machines running within IBM Cloud."

IBM does well
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26 January 2023

IBM does well

Still fires more workers 

Biggish Blue announced that its operating profits and revenue met analysts' expectations, but the outfit said it would still fire 3,900 workers because that is what everyone is doing these days.

IBM shifts AIX development to India
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So much for keeping tech within US boundaries 

While some companies are questioning if it is a good idea to have all their production and development in foreign parts, IBM is shipping its AIX jobs to its Indian office. 

Quantum computing enters startup company phase
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Quantum cats no longer just for boffins

More cash is starting to flow into tquantum computing , turning academic research at MIT and Harvard labs into startups, according to the Boston Globe.

IBM releases most powerful quantum computer yet
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Three times the number of potentially dead or alive cats on board 

IBM has launched its most powerful quantum computer to date.

Japanese serious about 2nm processing
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Spending $2.38 billion on research

Japan is spending $2.38 billion to build the joint research hub with the US on 2nm process technology.

Forget the mark of the beast new tech just needs your paw print
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So that is one conspiracy consigned to the dustbin

Amazon has announced an expansion of its palm-reading payments service, Amazon One, which will come to a range of new Whole Foods stores, and while it will not tell your fortune it does kill off a long standing conspiracy myth parading as Biblical prophecy .

IBM packs in an age discrimination defence
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You mean you want to see our executives’ emails?

Biggish Blue has mysteriously packed in an age discrimination case after it was ordered to produce internal emails in which its former CEO and former SVP of human resources discuss reducing the number of older workers.

Big Tech not all that keen on AI products
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The only way is Ethics 

Search engine outfit Google is not rushing to turn its cloud into AI based decision making.

IBM must pay BMC for software swap
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Judge rules

Big Blue must pay $1.6 billion to BMC for swapping in its own software while servicing their mutual client.