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IBM wants to flog Watson Health
Published in News
Monday, 22 February 2021 10:06

IBM wants to flog Watson Health


No longer elementary

IBM is exploring a potential sale of its IBM Watson Health business according to the Wall Street Journal.

IBM creates 1u all-flash storage system
Published in Cloud
Tuesday, 09 February 2021 12:26

IBM creates 1u all-flash storage system


Can scale to hold 1.7 petabytes of data.

IBM unveiled a 1u all-flash storage system for on-premises IT environments that can scale to hold 1.7 petabytes (PB) of data as part of a cunning plan to make it easier to manage data across a hybrid cloud computing environment.

IBM speeds up computing
Published in PC Hardware
Monday, 08 February 2021 11:54

IBM speeds up computing


Mixes quantum and conventional methods

IBM has found a way to combine a new program execution environment, Qiskit, which uses a mix of conventional and quantum computing to deliver a 100 times speedup for tasks that depend on iterative circuit execution.

IBM rumoured to have slashed blockchain team
Published in News
Tuesday, 02 February 2021 04:46

IBM rumoured to have slashed blockchain team


Failed to meet revenue targets

The dark satanic rumour mill has manufactured a hell on earth yarn claiming that IBM has cut its blockchain team down to almost nothing.

IBM pays up on school subsidies
Published in News
Thursday, 24 December 2020 11:41

IBM pays up on school subsidies


$24.25 million to make case go away

Biggish Blue has agreed to pay $24.25 million to make a pair of investigations by the Federal Communications Commission(FCC) over subsidies awarded to connect schools and libraries to broadband go away.

IBM confirms loss of 10,000 jobs in EU
Published in News
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
Published in News


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
Published in News
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
Published in AI
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
Published in News
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.