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Posts tagged “IBM”

Updated August 19

Premium Lock GSK is No. 1 on Fortune 'Change the World' list; Novozymes 9th, IBM 47th

Fortune GlaxoSmithKline takes home the honor as the top business on Fortune's annual "Change the World" list. Two other tech/biotech companies with a big North Carolina presence also are recognized: Novozymes and IBM.

August 11

Premium Lock Report: Public cloud spending to double, hitting $195B by 2020

In the cloud Good news for Red Hat, IBM, Cisco, Oracle and all those other firms focused on "cloud" computing: Business is going to get even better in terms of cloud-related software and services.

Updated August 11

Premium Lock IBM under fire after Australian online census hack, offers apology

IBM                          Australia's first attempt to conduct a census online has resumed almost two days after it shut down due to what an angry prime minister described as system failures that left it vulnerable to cyberattack. IBM, which is supporting the census, apologized.

Tags: IBM, Internet
August 8

Premium Lock IBM Watson saves a life: What's next, robot doctors? (Plus: Video)

IBM's Watson recently successfully diagnosed a life-threatening disease that doctors in Japan had not been able to figure out. It's being called the "greatest feat yet" for Watson, which IBM is making available for more medical projects. So, are robot doctors coming?

Updated August 5

IBM CEO on speaking out against HB2: 'Our employees expected it'

IBM Chair and CEO Virginia Rometty says there's been no blowback from the tech giant's decision to speak out against North Carolina's HB2. In an interview she says the stand against the LGBT legislation was "expected" by IBM workers.

IBM's Ginni Rometty   IBM's Ginni Rometty

August 4

Premium Lock IBM's argument for augmented, not artificial, intelligence

In a response to an Obama administration request for information about how best to approach development of artificial intelligence, IBM researchers chose to stress what they can "augmented human intelligence." Here's a look at what they wrote.

August 1

IBM number 1 in hybrid cloud services says TBR

IBM Cloud    IBM is number one in hybrid cloud environments, according to Technology Business Research Inc. (TBR). Hybrid cloud is an environment in which a single organization uses a mix of private and public cloud services.

Tags: Internet, IBM
Updated July 7

Premium Lock New Verizon options; Wal-Mart pay by phone; hoverboard recalls (+ video); $1.3B IBM vs. Indiana fight

In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology news: Verizon revamps its wireless plans - which could save you money; Wal-Mart offers pay-by-phone; more than 500,000 hoverboards are recalled due to fire hazards; and a new judge is named in the $1.3 billion dispute between IBM and the state of Indiana.

Updated July 5

Premium Lock More IBM mass layoffs coming - This time to the Netherlands in a first

IBM layoffs     In a leaked document, executives at IBM Netherlands describe how "Resource Balancing 2016" i.e. job cuts - are hitting that business group for the first time. The resource action, as IBM calls layoffs,could affect "several hundreds," a source tells Watching IBM at Facebook.

July 1

Premium Lock Report: Lenovo, IBM, NetApp losing cloud IT market share

Cloud Network Cloud IT infrastructure spending continues to grow, but IBM, NetApp and Lenovo are not sharing in the growth, a new report shows. Cisco, Dell, EMC and HP all grew sales. So what's going on in the market?

June 29

Premium Lock IBM, GSK at Biden cancer summit; Mars booster fires (video); Zuck's wall; hepatitis C pill

In today's Bulldog wrapup of life science and technology news: IBM's Watson to tackle cancer and GSK to speed up drug development; NASA fires a Mars booster (see video, photos); Mark Zuckerberg's new wall angers neighbors in Hawaii; and the FDA approves a pill to treat hepatitis C.

June 23

Premium Lock Tech Links: IBM Watson medical imaging; Google, AT&T vs. FCC; Lenovo smartphone supply chain; Tencent gaming buy; good GSK drug news

High tech In today's Tech Links roundup of news impacting the Triangle: IBM forms a new Watson alliance for assessment of medical imaging - 2 reports; the FCC may budge on its cable box proposal after hearing opposition from AT&T and Google; Lenovo vows to revamp its supply chain to right smartphone business; Tencent, which owns a big part of Cary-based Epic Games, buys "Clash of Clans" creator; and GSK gets good news on a COPD combination therapy.

Updated June 16

Premium Lock Personalized weather app just might save you a drenching while running

Taking a chance with a cloudy sky, the runner took off for a quick workout. Then came the thunderstorm, stranding the Fitbit nut (me) in a shelter. When phone calls and texts weren't answered, there was one choice as darkness closed in: Dash for home and get drenched. The new "GoRun" forecast through The Weather Company app just might be the tool to keep you from getting all wet.

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