IBM confirms loss of 10,000 jobs in EU
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Thursday, 26 November 2020 11:48

IBM confirms loss of 10,000 jobs in EU


Preparing for the spin off

IBM has confirmed that it will cut 10,000 jobs in Europe in an attempt to lower costs at its slow-growth services unit and prepare the business for a spinoff.

IBM says sorry for firing transgender pioneer
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52 years later

On August 29, 1968, IBM’s CEO fired computer scientist and transgender pioneer Lynn Conway to avoid the public embarrassment of employing a transwoman.

IBM set to cull EU workforce
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Thursday, 19 November 2020 12:11

IBM set to cull EU workforce


Particularly in the UK

IBM is set to cull its workforce in Europe, with the UK likely to be the worst hit.

IBM and AMD team up on AI
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Thursday, 12 November 2020 13:03

IBM and AMD team up on AI


Want to enhance each other’s products

IBM and AMD have announced a multi-year joint development agreement to enhance and extend their security and artificial intelligence (AI) products.

IBM sees cloud boost
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Tuesday, 20 October 2020 11:20

IBM sees cloud boost


Still a little uncertain about COVID-19

IBM surprised the cocaine nose jobs of Wall Street with its estimates for quarterly revenue -- thanks mostly to the cloud.

IBM divides to conquer
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Friday, 09 October 2020 11:35

IBM divides to conquer


Separating its clouds

IBM announced that the company would be spinning off some of its lower-margin lines of business into a new company and focusing on higher-margin cloud services.

IBM releases quantum plans
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Wednesday, 16 September 2020 12:22

IBM releases quantum plans


1000 qubits by 2023

IBM has announced its quantum “road map” which includes plans to built a 1000 qubit model by 2023.

IBM rolls out seven nano chip
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Monday, 17 August 2020 15:17

IBM rolls out seven nano chip


Power to the people

Big Blue said it introduced its Power 10 microprocessor, which it claims, delivers up to three times greater energy efficiency and workload capacity.

IBM  watches Iranian hacker training video
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Five hours of footage

Security experts at IBM’s X-Force security team have obtained roughly five hours of video footage that appears to have been recorded directly from the screens of hackers working for a group IBM calls ITG18, and which other security firms refer to as APT35 or Charming Kitten.

IBM gets out of the facial recognition business
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Calls for social justice reforms

IBM CEO Arvind Krishna called on the US Congress to create reforms to advance racial justice and combat systemic racism while announcing the company was getting out of the facial recognition business.