IBM snubs Microsoft Teams
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Tuesday, 11 February 2020 11:10

IBM snubs Microsoft Teams


Cuts it some Slack instead

Big Blue has snubbed Microsoft's Microsoft Teams and chosen Slack for its more than 350,000 employees it what is being seen as a big test for the software.

Big Blue has management shake-up
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Friday, 31 January 2020 09:25

Big Blue has management shake-up


Krishna takes top role

IBM named Arvind Krishna as chief executive officer, replacing longtime CEO Virginia Rometty.

IBM takes a step towards argument mining
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Thursday, 23 January 2020 12:11

IBM takes a step towards argument mining


Is this the five minute or the ten minute argument?

IBM has taken a big step towards developing an artificial intelligence technique known as argument mining.

Red Hat and IBM take on Oracle
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Monday, 20 January 2020 11:48

Red Hat and IBM take on Oracle


Tells the supremes that APIs cannot be copyrighted

Red Hat and IBM jointly filed their own amicus brief with the U.S. Supreme Court in the "Google vs. Oracle" case, arguing that APIs cannot be copyrighted.

IBM annouces record number of patents
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Wednesday, 15 January 2020 10:12

IBM annouces record number of patents


9,200 last year

Big Blue announced that the company received a record number of patents in 2019 – reaching over 9,200, marking the company’s 27th consecutive year of US patent leadership.

Big Blue comes up with batteries from the sea
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My lap-top smells of fish

Big Blue boffins have developed a new battery whose unique ingredients can be extracted from seawater instead of mining.

Nuvia ARM server startup hires Jon Carvill
Published in PC Hardware
Monday, 25 November 2019 20:24

Nuvia ARM server startup hires Jon Carvill


Austin office and Jon Masters from RedHat IBM

Nuvia is the new name that can disrupt the fallen ARM server market, and just ten days after announcing the company, it made another significant announcement. Nuvia hired Jon Carvill as Vice president of Nuvia marketing and Jon Masters from RedHat IBM as Vice President of Software and opened an office in Austin (home of AMD and Samsung).  

Unconventional form of ransomware seen in the wild
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For wealthy cybercriminals who want a special service

Researchers at Intezer and IBM X-Force have detected an unconventional form of ransomware that's being deployed in targeted attacks against enterprise servers.

IBM revenue misses targets
Published in Cloud
Thursday, 17 October 2019 11:40

IBM revenue misses targets


Let down by its global technology services unit

Big Blue disappointed the cocaine nose jobs of Wall Street with its quarterly revenue announcements.

Red Hat finance chief fired
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Monday, 14 October 2019 12:44

Red Hat finance chief fired


Loses four million

Red Hat finance chief Eric Shander has been dismissed from the company, forfeiting a $4 million retention award that was agreed ahead of Red Hat's acquisition by IBM.