Richard Holmes

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IBM is teaching AI to behave more like the human brain

Since the days of Da Vinci's "Ornithoper", mankind's greatest minds have sought inspiration from the natural world for their technological creations. It's no different in the modern world, where bleeding-edge advancements in machine learning and artificial intelligence have begun taking their …

IBM Has Used Its Quantum Computer to Simulate a Molecule—Here’s Why That’s Big News

We just got a little closer to building a computer that can disrupt a large chunk of the chemistry world, and many other fields besides. A team of …

Doctors say IBM Watson is nowhere close to being the revolution in cancer treatment it was pitched to them as

Breathlessly promoting its signature brand — Watson — IBM sought to capture the world's imagination, and it quickly zeroed in on a high-profile target: cancer.<p>But three years after IBM began selling Watson to recommend the best cancer treatments to doctors around the world, a STAT investigation has …

Blockchain: IBM and London Stock Exchange Group team up for securities data project

The group's Italian subsidiary will be the first to test the technology for digitising certificate data.<p>Borsa Italiana, the Italian subsidiary of the …

Why Everyone Is Hating on IBM Watson—Including the People Who Helped Make It

You’ve probably seen the Watson commercials, where what looks like a sentient box interacts with celebrities like Bob Dylan, Carrie Fisher, and …

Inside IBM's Bold Vision For AI: 7 Strategic Insights From CEO Ginni Rometty

<i>(Note: After an award-winning career in the media business covering the tech industry, Bob Evans was VP of Strategic Communications at SAP in 2011, and Chief Communications Officer at Oracle from 2012 to 2016. He now runs his own firm, Evans Strategic Communications LLC.)</i><p>CLOUD WARS — As AI enters …

Artificial Intelligence

IBM wants lawmakers to protect dreamers by the end of the year and is going all out to persuade them

IBM has launched a major campaign to convince lawmakers to pass legislation that protects Dreamers from deportation and to do so by the end of the year.<p>Dreamers are the people who were raised in the US as their only homeland when their parents brought them into the country as children without legal …

IBM: The Next Generation Wants A Solution, Not A Product

IBM has been incorporating a range of collaborations and partnerships into its strategy.<p>Is this a reflection of the market demanding solutions to …

IBM just broke the record of simulating chemistry with a quantum computer

The Future of Quantum Computing<p>Engineers have modelled the interactions between subatomic components of a complex molecule using a quantum computer, …

IBM Unveils a New High-Powered Analytics System for Fast Access to Data Science

<b>-- New IBM Integrated Analytics System features IBM Data Science Experience, Apache Spark embedded to give users high-performance data science across</b> …

IBM CEO Defends Watson Against Critics

This isn't a game that will be won or lost this year, or even this decade.<p><b>International Business Machines</b> (NYSE:IBM) has invested billions of dollars …

Former IBM Watson Health employee on AI: The truth needs to come out

A former IBM Watson Health employee recounts his experience where repeated promises of AI integration into life science products were never fulfilled …

IBM’s Future Blockchain Projects May Give New Meaning to its Name

Juniper Research has released the results of a survey indicating that International Business Machines (IBM) is the top provider of Blockchain among …

Commerzbank, other banks join UBS and IBM trade finance blockchain | Reuters

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Commerzbank AG (CBKG.DE), Bank of Montreal (BMO.TO), Erste Group Bank AG (ERST.VI) and CaixaBank SA (CABK.MC) have joined an initiative launched by UBS Group AG (UBSG.S) and IBM Corp (IBM.N) aimed at building blockchain-based technology to support trade finance transactions.<p>A …

Blockchain

More Banks Join IBM's Blockchain Trade-Finance Project

The goal is to make trade transactions more transparent and efficient.<p>While <b>International Business Machines</b> (NYSE:IBM) is not typically viewed as a …

Where Does IBM Research Get Ideas? Open Mikes and Interns

At IBM’s Almaden, Calif., research center, a project can kick off like a TV game show—or start with an intern’s curiosity Illustration: Getty …

IBM Shareholders Are Not Going To Be Rewarded

IBM's cloud is big news. But it is too small to meaningfully move the needle.<p>Management is only too satisfied with the status quo.<p>IBM is still not …

Investing

IBM buys Vivant Digital, will fold into IBM iX business

Vivant is a small boutique digital consultancy firm based in Sydney.<p><i>IBM: Your computer can help researchers investigate autoimmune disorders</i><p>IBM has …

Banking giants join UBS-backed IBM blockchain trade platform

IBM Blockchain-based Batavia is expected to support international trade finance transactions.<p>A quartet of banks have joined an IBM-led, UBS-backed …

Blockchain

Tony Stark Has Jarvis. And Now IBM Has Havyn

Last October, 11-year-old Evan Spisak wandered down to his father’s basement workshop to help out on a weekend project, a time-honored tradition in …

IBM built a voice assistant for cybersecurity

The tech giant has taken its Watson artificial intelligence software and created a voice assistant for it. The first use: cybersecurity.<p>In this week's This Feels A Little Like Skynet: IBM built a new voice assistant using artificial intelligence called Hayvn, focused on cybersecurity. Think of it …

Artificial Intelligence

IBM, ServiceNow expand partnership, integrate services

IBM and ServiceNow will focus on automating manual business processes for Global 2000 companies.<p>IBM and ServiceNow outlined a multi-year partnership …

Why The IoT Needs Blockchain | Articles | Big Data

The Internet of Things (IoT) is often mentioned alongside the likes of AI as a technology that’s set to change the world in the near future. Gartner …

Blockchain

Bringing the Power of Watson and Cognitive Computing to the Security Operations Center (SOC)

Today, the average enterprise security operations center (SOC) is crushed under the burden of an estimated 200,000 pieces of security event data per …

Cognitive Computing

IBM Brings Watson Cognitive Computing To The SOC

Technology known for a Jeopardy stunt six years ago is now powering question answering within IBM Security's QRadar system.

Artificial Intelligence

IBM Turns Watson Into A Cybersecurity Weapon Amid White House Interest

IBM keeps doubling down on Watson, the company’s heavily marketed cognitive software that has won <i>Jeopardy!</i> and reportedly helped find treatments for patients with cancer. Now IBM’s putting Watson onto the case in the cyber security field.<p>Watson for Cyber Security, announced by IBM on Monday, takes …

Cybersecurity

Why IBM Is One Of The Most Innovative Companies Of 2017

In 2016, an estimated 400 million people interacted with IBM’s Watson: The artificial intelligence platform now processes data to assist in everything from oncology treatments to NBA draft picks. In the past year, dozens of companies, including GM, Japan Airlines, Hilton, and Pfizer, have launched …

IBM researchers have created an “impossible” molecule that could power quantum computers

Chemists hate being beaten by physicists at their own game. At IBM Research, physicist Leo Gross and his team have done just that.<p>Gross’s team made a triangular molecule that chemists have found impossible to produce by conventional chemistry. To rub it in even more, Gross and his colleagues may go …

Nanotech

Blockchain's role in connected health data will expand

<i>This story was delivered to BI Intelligence IoT Briefing subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here.</i><p>Blockchain is no longer just a niche technology used primarily in financial services, as it's now making its way into many different industries and will continue to do so in the …

Blockchain

IBM's Patent Leadership Tells You a Lot About Its Strategy | Inc.com

IBM announced yesterday that broke the record for patents granted to a single company, with 8,088 patents being granted to its inventors, most of which are in key emerging areas such as machine learning, cloud computing and cyber security. To put that number in perspective, it is more than were …

Innovation