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Some IBM workers as well as thousands of other tech company employees at Google and elsewhere continue to speak out against President Donald Trump. But in a letter to IBMers, IBM CEO Ginni Rometty defends her continuing role as a member of a Trump advisory committee.
In a major policy change, IBM has told its large number of remote workers, move into one of six regional offices or leave the company. The Register reports, citing a confidential video message to IBM employees.
Analysis: A review of IBM's latest earnings report finds that cloud and cognitive solutions and a growing global footprint enable IBM to deliver the same transformation experience anywhere in the world, says analyst Jennifer Hamel of Technology Business Research.
"Breaking the Glass Ceiling" was among the first features offered by WRAL TechWire at its launch 15 years ago as "Local Tech Wire." And the first female executive featured, Ruth Taylor, still works at IBM where she has risen steadily through the ranks to now serving as a top cloud tech executive. Here's a look back at Ms. Taylor as profiled by free-lance writer Jennifer Tilden.
H&R Block and IBM have trained Big Blue's supercomputer -powered Watson in the language of tax. The system will apply that knowledge to the thousands of questions and topics discussed during the return-filing process.
IBM, Red Hat, Google, Apple and other tech giants expressed dismay over an executive order on immigration from President Donald Trump that bars nationals of seven Muslim-majority countries from entering the U.S.
IBM is looking to improve its cybersecurity offerings by acquiring San Francisco-based software startup Agile 3.
The Dow hit the 20,000 mark Wednesday, and other Street benchmarks are at record levels as well as the post-election "Trump bump" continues. Several Triangle tech stocks have joined the surge, but management changes at Quintiles and Red Hat show not even Donald Trump means every stock rises.
Despite Chair and CEO Ginni Rometty's pledge that IBM would add 25,000 jobs over the next four years, current employees report that layoffs in the U.S. continue.And now comes word of a restructuring in its emerging cloud business with a long-time executive stepping down.
Analysis: IBM closes 2016 with the achievement of its percent of revenue CAMSS [Cloud, Analytics, Mobile, Security and Social] goal, but revenue declines indicate its portfolio transformation is still underway. says Technology Business Research.
IBM chair and CEO Ginni Rometty says artificial intelligence will make some jobs obsolete but will lead to creation of opportunities. "It's not man or machine," she says. Rometty also spells out the three principles IBM is following in cognitive computing development.
IBM is focusing its retail solutions around three key imperatives: shopping and customer experience; merchandising and supply networks; and operations and innovation. These imperatives include products such as Watson Marketing, Watson Commerce, Watson Merchandising and Watson Supply Chain. Potential use cases addressed by these products include enhancing product selection and design, improving marketing campaigns, improving customer services, and optimizing talent management.
Big Blue continues to set the pace for winning patents, setting a record for IP in 2016 with more than 8,000 and leading the corporate ranks in awards for the 24th consecutive year. Of those, 960 were awarded to North Carolina-based inventors.
IBM, one of the big tech companies that spoke out against North Carolina's controversial HB2, is stepping up its support for diversity with a new rainbow logo. Lindsay-Rae McIntyre, Chief Diversity Officer at IBM and a Duke graduate, unveiled the logo Friday.
IBM brings history to life through augmented reality just in time to tie-in with the launch of the NASA unknown heroes' movie "Hidden Figures." And the Triangle features three areas from which viewers can log in through a Pokemon Go-like app.
IBM Research's latest "5 in 5" technology innovation forecast focuses on big advances that will come in physical nanoscale size as well as taking its supercomputer Watson into further advances of Artificial Intelligence. Read - and be amazed.