IBM

1,000 Universities: IBM's Ambitious Plan to Fill Vacant Blockchain Jobs

There's a staffing problem in the blockchain industry: simply, there are too many open positions and too few blockchain specialists.<p>Now, to help meet …

Innovation

IBM Food Chain Takeover

IBM just announced a major blockchain collaboration to improve global food supply chain safety.<p>As a result, IBM has further positioned itself as a …

Business

The IBM Bitcoin Puzzle

At a glance, it looks like IBM doesn't care much about Bitcoin.<p>However, IBM stands to gain tremendously as awareness of Bitcoin grows.<p>Without …

Bitcoin

Why Blockchain Needs Design

This complex technology is going mainstream–and IBM wants to make it easier to use.<p>The global supply chain is incredibly complicated, with millions of ships and airplanes and trucks bringing goods thousands of miles across the world, crossing national boundaries, and changing hands along the way. …

Bitcoin

Walmart and 9 Food Giants Team Up on IBM Blockchain Plans

Walmart and a group of food giants are teaming up with IBM to explore how to apply blockchain technology, also known as distributed ledger tech, to …

Bitcoin

Dow rally hits a wall after Trump threatens government shutdown

Investing.com – U.S. stocks closed lower on Wednesday, as political jitters returned to Washington in the wake of President Trump’s threat to shut …

Stock Markets

3 Top Dividend Stocks on Sale -- The Motley Fool

These companies are facing challenges, but they all pay nice dividends, and they all trade at pessimistic valuations.<p>With the market still near …

Stocks

10 large companies team with IBM on blockchain for tracking supply chain, safety

<b>By Richa Naidu and Anna Irrera</b><p>CHICAGO/NEW YORK — Nestle SA, Unilever Plc, Tyson Foods Inc and other large food and retail companies have joined IBM’s …

Bitcoin

IBM's Agile approach to working - exemplar or warning to others?

Earlier this year, IBM, one of the pioneers of remote working, caused shockwaves around the industry by apparently demanding that thousands of its …

Innovation

IBM launches blockchain collaboration to improve food safety

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, one in ten people in the US falls ill each year from contaminated food. The source of …

Blockchain

How a Global Supply Blockchain Could Stop Foodborne Outbreaks

In 2015, an E-coli outbreak spread like wildfire across Chipotle restaurants in 11 states. More than 50 customers fell ill and almost two dozen were hospitalized, making headlines nationwide and sending the corporation and its stock into a tailspin. Food contamination issues like Chipotle's happen …

Agriculture

IBM, food suppliers announce new blockchain tech partnership

IBM (NYSE:IBM) announces a blockchain collaboration with top global food supply companies including Wal-Mart, Kroger, Tyson Foods, and Unilever.<p>The …

Business

Global Food Leaders Team With IBM on Blockchain | Investopedia

International Business Machines Corp. (IBM) has announced a new blockchain​ collaboration with nine leading global food giants including Wal-Mart …

Bitcoin

My Wal-Mart Trim - Video

I recently sold some of my Wal-Mart stock (WMT).<p>I explain why I sold and also why I moved money into Omega Heath Care (OHI), Altria (MO) and …

Stocks

Warren Buffett's Top 10 Stocks -- The Motley Fool

Here are the largest stock holdings currently in Berkshire Hathaway's portfolio.<p><b>Berkshire Hathaway</b> (NYSE:BRK-A) (NYSE:BRK-B) owns the common stock of …

Stocks

Artificial intelligence making skin cancer detection easier, more efficient

The boss of a melanoma surveillance company is finally convinced that artificial intelligence will help his industry save more lives.

Artificial Intelligence

Dow 'Safer' Dividend Dogs Hound IBM, Pfizer, And Home Depot Top Gainers Per August Broker Targets

23 of 30 Dow Industrial Index stocks showed positive one-year returns and free cash flow yields greater than their dividend yields 8/16/17. Thus, …

Stocks

Imagine Products myLTO for backing up your priceless footage

Imagine Products has just released myLTO, a program that formats and mounts LTO tapes then copies files to them. The application also checks and …

Videography

Private: IBM’s CEO Reveals Why Trump’s Business Advisory Panel Was Killed

IBM CEO Ginni Rometty, who had been a member of President Donald Trump’s strategy and policy advisory group, said the panel was dissolved Wednesday …

Women in Tech

Why IBM sends its best employees abroad for four weeks

Suspending a company's most productive employees from their day jobs and sending them to the developing world for a month may not seem like the best …

Leadership

Trump’s Business Councils Disband After CEOs Defect

Move follows Donald Trump’s controversial response to the recent violence in Charlottesville<p>Business leaders disbanded two CEO councils created by the White House, a move they said was protesting Donald Trump’s failure to sufficiently condemn racism, marking a dramatic break between U.S. companies …

Donald Trump

Uni vs apprenticeship: What's the best choice?

Why I chose an apprenticeship scheme<p><b>Dedipya Rimal, 20, Client Technical Specialist at IBM</b><p>I didn't go to university because I'm a kinaesthetic learner.<p>…

UK News

IBM's Weather Channel adds live tracking flight data

IBM’s (NYSE:IBM) The Weather Company announces it will enhance its WSI Fusion global flight operations solution with live tracking data from …

Business

Is IBM A Value Trap?

While the stock trades near its 52-week low, share look very attractive to value investors.<p>There are numerous bullish arguments focused mostly on …

Stocks

Tracking Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Portfolio - Q2 2017 Update

Berkshire Hathaway's 13F stock portfolio value remained steady at $162B this quarter.<p>Their largest three holdings are at ~45% of the entire portfolio.<p>…

Stocks

IBM’s ‘System z14′ May Give a Brief Lift to Stock, Says RBC

<b>RBC Capital</b>’s <b>Amit Daryanani</b> today reiterates a Sector Perform rating on shares of <b>International Business Machines</b> (IBM), and a $160 price target, …

Stocks

Ransomware Protection Winner on IBM Cloud - Bluemix Blog

August 18, 2017 | Written by: Jordan Shamir<p>Share this post:<p>Zerto, IBM Cloud for VMware Solutions’ Disaster Recovery solution, has won the prestigious …

Disaster Recovery

The Real Reason IBM Is Like A Utility

IBM's 4.2% dividend is causing some investors to treat it like a utility.<p>The two key reasons driving the high dividend are explained setting the …

Business

IBM: Watson Disappointment Risks Further Downward Revisions

IBM posted another disappointing quarter, with Cognitive Solutions posting negative growth.<p>Cognitive Solutions is likely to continue to contract in …

Business

Want to Work at Facebook, Microsoft, or IBM After Your Internship? HR Experts Reveal How to Get Hired

Hiring managers from these three tech giants reveal what they look for in a summer intern...before offering them full-time jobs.<p>For several years now, landing an internship at Facebook has been a hot commodity. Glassdoor rated the social media giant No. 1 on its list of top-paying internship …

Employment