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  • IBM teams with Apple on artificial intelligence health program 5 days ago

    San Francisco: IBM announced alliances with Apple and others to put artificial intelligence to work drawing potentially life-saving insights from the booming amount of health data generated on personal devices. IBM is collaborating with Apple, Medtronic, and Johnson & Johnson to use its Watson artificial intelligence system to give users insights...
  • Monkeys hinder government's IT plans in Varanasi April 3, 2015

    Varanasi: As India launches an $18 billion plan to spread the information revolution to its provinces, the problems it faces are a holdover from the past - electricity shortages, badly planned, jam-packed cities, and monkeys. The clash between the old world and the new is sharply in focus in the crowded...
  • The Dyre Wolf: IBM uncovers new, sophisticated cyber scam that targets bank accounts April 3, 2015

    Seattle: IBM has uncovered a sophisticated fraud scheme run by a well-funded Eastern European gang of cyber criminals that uses a combination of phishing, malware and phone calls that the technology company says has netted more than $1 million from large and medium-sized US companies. The scheme, which IBM security researchers...
  • With analytics, cricket means more fun, more business: Educomp IT Head Somnath Mukherjee March 31, 2015

    New Delhi: There's no denying the fact that the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 was one of the most digitally-advanced cricket tournament of all time. Leveraging analytical capabilities, the World Cup 2015 was truly a fan-friendly affair, as analytics helped cricket lovers enjoy the ease in which they received live score...
  • Sponsored: Can social sentiment analytics drive enterprise insights? March 31, 2015

    New Delhi: On March 7, 2015, at Eden Park in Auckland, New Zealand, the South Africa vs Pakistan match at the Cricket World Cup 2015 captured the attention of a global audience. The high tension match kept fans on the edge of their seats until Pakistan achieved victory thanks to...
  • Sponsored: Big Data: The future of world class cricket March 31, 2015

    New Delhi: The world we live in generates over 5 million gigabytes of data daily and the need to unravel it is becoming increasingly critical. Within an organisation, one estimate by market researcher IDC states that data doubles every 18 months. Indeed the entire world's data doubles every two years. Clearly,...
  • Sponsored: How IBM Social Sentiment Analytics delivered deep insights from Cricket World Cup noise March 31, 2015

    New Delhi: Social Sentiment Analysis is becoming a critical technology for businesses to understand customer sentiment. IBM used this science in the sporting arena in the recently concluded ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 where as part of its innovative Score With Data campaign IBM Social Media Analytics examined social discussion...
  • Sponsored: How IBM transformed Twitter experience for Cricket World Cup March 31, 2015

    New Delhi: The ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 is just over. Besides the matches and the cricket, one highlight was IBM's Score With Data (@scorewithdata) campaign which transformed the premier cricketing event for fans as they gained never before insights into cricket, thanks to IBM's cutting-edge technologies. Twitterati Speaks is...
  • IBM to invest $3 billion to build 'Internet of Things' division March 31, 2015

    New York: IBM is investing $3 billion to build an "Internet of Things" division aimed at harnessing the massive trove of data collected by smartphones, tablets, connected vehicles and appliances and using it to help companies better manage their businesses. IBM estimates that 90 per cent of all data generated by...
  • SecuTABLET: BlackBerry's new security-focused tablet costs $2,380 March 16, 2015

    New Delhi: BlackBerry has rolled out its new tablet which has been developed in collaboration with IBM, Samsung, and BlackBerry's recently acquired Germany-based Secusmart. The tablet, called SecuTABLET, is based on Samsung's Galaxy Tab S 10.5 and packs in it high encryption that makes it suitable for business and government...
  • BlackBerry launches SecuTABLET, a new secure tablet, in collaboration with IBM, Samsung March 15, 2015

    Seeking to extend its range of secure mobile devices, BlackBerry Ltd said on Saturday it was launching a high-security tablet, developed with International Business Machines (IBM) and Samsung Electronics. The SecuTABLET, based on Samsung's Galaxy Tab S 10.5 and being presented by BlackBerry unit Secusmart at tech fair CeBIT 2015 in...
  • IBM acquires AlchemyAPI to boost its human-like computing services March 5, 2015

    Seattle: International Business Machines Corp said on Wednesday it had acquired AlchemyAPI, a fast-growing startup selling software that collects and analyzes unstructured text and data in ways big enterprises, website publishers and advertisers find useful. The purchase is designed to boost IBM's push into more human-like computing services, based around its...
  • Sponsored: Here's how Suresh Prabhu can #ScoreWithData for Indian Railways March 2, 2015

    Suresh Prabhu, India's Union Minister for Railways has just presented his maiden Railway Budget and rather than focus on new trains and largesse to a certain favoured area that Indian railway ministers traditionally do, he has decided to focus on efficiency and transforming the Indian railways, the world's largest railway....
  • IBM targets $40 billion in cloud, other growth areas by 2018 February 27, 2015

    New York: International Business Machines Corp, which ruled computing in the age of the mainframe, is targeting $40 billion in annual revenue from the cloud, big data, security and other growth areas by 2018. The aggressive target, set by IBM executives at the company's annual investor meeting in New York on...
  • IBM 'flatly denies' report of laying off 1 lakh employees January 27, 2015

    San Francisco: Calling it "ridiculous" and "baseless," IBM dismissed a report that said the technology giant plans to lay off 1 in 4 of its workers, or 100,000 people. The company "flatly denies" the Forbes report, IBM spokesman Ian Colley said in a phone interview. IBM previously has announced layoffs affecting...
  • IBM keen on participating Smart Cities, Digital India projects September 29, 2014

    New York: US-based global technology giant IBM om Monday expressed keen interest in participating in India's newly-launched initiatives like Smart Cities and Digital India, as its CEO Virginia Rometty met Prime Minister Narendra Modi. With a global turnover of nearly $100 billion, IBM is a major player in India and...
  • Fortune ranks Indra Nooyi 3rd most powerful women in business September 18, 2014

    New York: PepsiCo's Indiaborn CEO Indra Nooyi has been ranked third most powerful businesswoman by Fortune, the only Indianorigin woman on the 2014 list topped by IBM Chairman and CEO Ginni Rometty and General Motors CEO Mary Barra. Fortune said that nearly half the women on 'The Most Powerful Women in...
  • IBM Simon: The world's first smartphone turns 20 August 16, 2014

    London: The first ever smartphone a $900 clunky IBM Simon mobile phone has turned 20 on Saturday. The phone with a battery life of one hour was developed by IBM and the American cellular company BelSelf and went on sale in 1994. At around 23 cm long and weighing half...
  • New postagestamp size chip delivers supercomputer speed, functions like a human brain August 8, 2014

    Washington: Researchers Thursday unveiled a powerful new postagestamp size chip delivering supercomputer performance using a process that mimics the human brain. The socalled "neurosynaptic" chip is a breakthrough that opens a wide new range of computing possibilities from selfdriving cars to artificial intelligence systems that can installed on a smartphone, the...
  • Dell, BlackBerry downplay threat from AppleIBM alliance July 26, 2014

    Toronto: IBM Corp's recent move to partner with Apple Inc to sell iPhones and iPads loaded with corporate applications has excited investors in both companies, but two rivals say they are unperturbed for now. Top executives at Dell and BlackBerry Ltd scoffed at the threat posed by the alliance this week,...
  • Apple teams up with former nemesis IBM to sell more iPhones and iPads July 16, 2014

    Cupertino: Apple is teaming up with former nemesis IBM in an attempt to sell more iPhones and iPads to corporate customers and government agencies. The partnership announced Tuesday calls for the two technology companies to work together on about 100 different mobile applications designed for a wide range of industries. The applications,...
  • IBM to provide smart city tech for Lodha's Palava project June 11, 2014

    Mumbai: Technology and consulting firm IBM has entered into an agreement with realty player Lodha Group to develop and manage smart city infrastructure in the real estate group's township project Palava in Thane district. The project, spread across 4,000 acres and envisioned as a city, will incorporate IBM's smarter city technology...
  • Man returns home after four months of mysterious disappearance March 28, 2014

    Nearly four months after his mysterious disappearance, a senior official of Indian Bureau of Mines belonging to Karnataka on Friday returned home at Bhubaneswar, his family in Bellary said. Ibrahim Sharif, Assistant Controller of Mines at IBM, was reported missing on November 25 last year from Bhubaneswar with his whereabouts remaining mysterious,...
  • Vodafone blames government for $2 billion tax dispute talks collapse February 19, 2014

    Vodafone Group blamed the government on Wednesday for the collapse of talks aimed at settling a $2 billion tax dispute relating to its acquisition of Hutchison Whampoa's mobile business in the country. The finance ministry is preparing to seek the cabinet's approval to withdraw conciliation proceedings after Vodafone wanted a separate...
  • Tata India's most valuable brand; Apple on top globally February 18, 2014

    London: Diversified conglomerate Tata group was on Tuesday declared India's most valuable brand with a value of $21.1 billion, while USbased technology giant Apple has retained its top position globally with about $105 billion. According to a list released on Tuesday of world's 500 most valued brand, Brand Finance Global...
  • IBM to lay off 15,000 employees worldwide, to start from Bangalore February 15, 2014

    New Delhi: Technology giant IBM has started a restructuring process, which would see as many as 15,000 jobs being cut globally, including India, Brazil and the European region. "The estimate of jobs cut globally is 15,000," International Coordinator at the Alliance@IBM (official IBM employees union) Lee Conrad told PTI. Last month, the...
  • Twitter buys 900 IBM patents; companies enter into a crosslicense agreement February 1, 2014

    New York: Twitter says it has bought 900 patents from IBM and that the companies have entered into a crosslicense agreement. Financial terms weren't disclosed. Ben Lee, the short messaging service's legal director, says the deal provides Twitter with greater intellectual property protection and freedom to innovate. Twitter said in a November...
  • Lenovo buys part of IBM server business for $2.3 billion January 23, 2014

    Beijing: China's Lenovo Group is buying part of IBM's server business for $2.3 billion, adding to a product lineup dominated by personal computers and smartphones. Lenovo said Thursday it expects to offer jobs to 7,500 IBM employees in locations around the world as part of its acquisition of IBM's x86 server...
  • Fujitsu looking to buy IBM's server business: Report January 23, 2014

    Bangalore: Japan's Fujitsu Ltd is considering buying International Business Machines Corp's lowend server business, the Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday, citing people familiar with the matter. Fujitsu and IBM could not be reached for comment. Recent reports have identified Lenovo Group Ltd and Dell Inc as potential buyers of the x86...