IBM

​IBM Australia scores AU$96m Human Services mainframe contract

Big Blue has scooped up a AU$96 million contract from the Department of Human Services.<p>IBM Australia has been awarded a contract with the Department …

Google, IBM, Lyft debut open source Istio tool for managing microservices on cloud platforms

Lyft

Nutanix FYQ3 on Tap: Can They Redeem Last Quarter’s Disappointment?

Enterprise computing upstart <b>Nutanix</b> (NTNX) will report fiscal <b>Q3</b> results <b>Thursday</b> afternoon, after the closing bell, and the Street is tuning up its …

Markets

IBM's compute, storage tech powers Qatar Genome Program

According to IBM, the Qatar Genome Program is one of the world's largest national genome medical research projects.<p>IBM has announced a new …

Research

U.S. Stocks Post 4-Day Win Streak Ahead Of Fed Minutes

U.S. stocks closed higher for a fourth straight day Tuesday as the recent political turmoil weighing on equities eased in the wake of President …

Markets

IBM Edge Ahead of the Rest in the Quantum Computing Race

There’s no stopping them now, and I don’t just mean IBM. Many a company are involved in the race to be the first to achieve quantum supremacy, but …

Quantum Computing

IBM launches accelerator program to help founders scale blockchain networks

IBM has announced the launch of its IBM Blockchain Founder Accelerator, an accelerator dedicated to helping enterprises and enterprise developers …

Blockchain

What Deep Blue Tells Us About AI in 2017

T<b>he room where it happened</b> was decked out like a faux study—a place where a couple of friends might engage in a friendly game of chess. But the …

Artificial Intelligence

IBM Tells Its Remote Employees to Get Back to the Office

For a company whose embrace of mobile work predates the internet and even the personal computer, IBM's decision to recall employees back to the office has human resources experts warning that the move could make it harder for Big Blue to compete with the likes of Google and Apple, along with hot …

The Workplace

Will Amazon Retain Its Cloud Supremacy?

Amazon has enjoyed a significant first mover advantage in cloud computing, enabling it to establish a presence that is much bigger than any of its …

Machine Learning

This Is How Miserable IBM Voice Recognition Probably Was In The '80s

Video. In the age of Siri, we take for granted how far speech recognition technology has come. But a quick glance back at 1986, when IBM introduced …

Technology (Australia)

Why IBM's Move To Rein In Remote Workers Isn't The Answer

When companies find themselves in a rut (and in IBM’s case a very long, 20 consecutive quarters of loss/decline–whatever you want to call it–rut) they tend to follow the same two-step process:<p>1. Re-strategize, which typically starts with cutting cost.<p>2. Restructure.<p>When neither option works …

Management

The people who fight hacking and cybercrime are turning to designers for help

Not all intelligence analysts wear plain suits and grim expressions.<p>At the IBM Design studios in Austin, Texas, a team of 30 designers are enthusiastically parsing malware threats, viruses, hacks and malicious IP addresses to visualize the veins of cyberattacks all over the world.<p>Led by former …

Cybersecurity

IBM tells thousands of remote employees to come back to office or find new jobs

While selling benefits of “telework” to others, IBM forces relocation in stealth layoff.<p>IBM, one of the earliest companies to embrace the concept of …

Marissa Mayer

IBM Says No to Home Work

International Business Machines is giving thousands of its remote workers in the U.S. a choice this week: Abandon your home workspaces and relocate to a regional office -- or leave the company.<p>The 105-year-old technology giant is quietly dismantling its popular decades-old remote work program to …

The Workplace

Listen up RTP: IBM's 30-day warning to thousands of remote workers

A recent panel convened by IBM explored the benefits and challenges of remote working. According to the feedback received from academia as well as …

Women in Tech

IBM tells remote employees to get back to the office

Big Blue wants to see its employees back in the office.<p>IBM, one of the technology-sector giants that pioneered the concept of allowing its employees …

The Workplace

IBM beats quantum computing power record | V3

IBM has progressed further along the path to quantum computing, having built and tested two new devices far in advance of its previous best 5-qubit …

Quantum Mechanics

Cisco Drops 8% - Buying Opportunity For Dividend Investors Or Value Trap?

Cisco (NASDAQ:CSCO) announced quarterly earnings results after the market closed on Wednesday, May 17, causing its stock price to drop by …

Stocks

Does IBM Belong In The Sand In Shoes DGI Portfolio?

In this article I address another comment from my first article and evaluate one of my eleven positions.<p>I’ll be using the guidelines I wrote in my …

Stocks

Has IBM Been Punished Enough?

Warren Buffett recently sold some of his IBM stock. Since March, shares are down 17.5%. Is this an overreaction?<p>IBM has produced negative topline …

Stocks

IBM IX’s Babs Rangaiah On Why Agencies Should Move The Needle On Business, Not Just Marketing

Before he tried on agency life, Babs Rangaiah was a bit of a star on the CPG circuit.<p>After more than a decade driving media innovation for global CPG …

Marketing

IBM to remote workers: Head back to the office or leave | Business

IBM employees were told they would have to make a decision this week, the Journal said. But there had been reports months ago that the change was in …

The Workplace

Nutanix, IBM Aim To Provide Intel Alternative in the Cloud

Shares of storage technology vendor <b>Nutanix</b> (NTNX) are down 69 cents, or 4%, at $16.25, a victim of today’s general sell-off in the broader market, …

Santiago Exchange signs for IBM blockchain tech

Chile's Santiago Exchange has enlisted IBM to help it build what is being billed as the world's firs...

Banking

IBM: Buffett Selling Could Be A Catalyst

Over the last six years that Buffett has owned IBM, it’s been virtually ‘dead money’.<p>As Buffett turns his back on IBM, the stock has fallen 16% since …

Stocks

IBM-Nutanix Hyperconverged System Targets Enterprise AI Workloads

Nutanix’s enterprise cloud software will run on IBM’s Power servers.

HCI

Business and Economic News

By Dave McKinney CHICAGO (Reuters) - Chicago's cash-strapped public school system plans to seek up to $389 million in short-term loans to avoid …

World Economy

MORGAN STANLEY: IBM's stock could explode 40% (IBM)

Thomson Reuters<p>Don't let Berkshire Hathaway's IBM stock selloff scare you, Morgan Stanley says.<p>The multinational technology company's stock price is primed for a strong second half of the year, according to the US investment bank.<p>IBM posted weak first quarter gross margins, but Morgan Stanley …

Business

Has IBM Finally Begun to Bottom?

On April 19, <b>IBM</b>took a massive hit following another disappointing earnings report. The stock fell nearly 5% that day as volume surged to extreme …

Investing