IBM: News

27 Apr 2024


Microsoft, IBM release source code of 1988's MS-DOS 4.00

Microsoft and IBM have publicly released the source code of the infamous 1988 MS-DOS 4.00.

17 Apr 2024


Tech giants partner to build open-source AI tools for businesses

The Linux Foundation (LF), a non-profit that supports open source initiatives and is backed by several tech organizations, has announced the 'Open Platform for Enterprise AI' (OPEA).

25 Mar 2024


Apple's A18 Pro chip to receive AI enhancements, says report

Apple is allegedly set to enhance its upcoming chip with advanced on-device artificial intelligence (AI) capabilities, according to a note from analyst Jeff Pu at Haitong International Tech Research.

Move close to office or leave: IBM's ultimatum to managers

IBM has mandated that all remotely-working managers either move closer to an office location or part ways with the company.

IBM to buy Software AG's platforms for $2.3 billion

IBM is set to acquire Software AG's enterprise integration platforms, StreamSets and webMethods, for a whopping $2.33 billion, reported Reuters.

05 Dec 2023


Meta and IBM forge open-source alliance against big AI players

Meta Platforms and IBM have partnered to form the 'AI Alliance.' Their goal? To promote responsible innovation in artificial intelligence (AI).

18 Nov 2023


Apple, Disney, IBM halt X ads after Musk's antisemitic tweet

Several major tech companies, including Apple, IBM, and others, have decided to halt advertising on X after Elon Musk endorsed an antisemitic post.

IBM reveals new AI models similar to OpenAI's GPT-4

IBM has introduced a set of new generative AI models, called the Granite series for its Watsonx data science platform.

CBSE signs 15 MoUs for teachers' training, students' skill development

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has inked 15 memorandums of understanding (MoUs) in order to train teachers and enhance skill education and assessment among students, according to an official announcement.

IBM joins AI race with Watsonx, all-in-one tool for businesses

Artificial intelligence (AI) is the biggest buzz in the tech world right now and IBM does not want to be left behind.

06 Feb 2023


Dell to fire over 6,600 employees as PC sales nosedive

Another week, another tech company has announced its decision to lay off employees. This time, it is computer manufacturer Dell that is set to reduce its workforce.

26 Jan 2023

IBM Watson

IBM confirms mass layoffs; 3,900 employees to lose their jobs

International Business Machines Corp. (IBM) has joined the list of tech giants to lay off employees in the last few months. The company announced that it will fire 3,900 staffers or 1.5% of its global workforce.

08 May 2021


IBM unveils industry's first 2nm chip technology

In a major step forward for silicon chip technology, IBM claims it has successfully made a chip using a two-nanometer (2nm) process. The company asserts that the processors made using this technology will be more power-efficient, delivering around 45 percent better performance than the current 7nm process.

29 Nov 2020


Author Ken Jennings becomes interim host of game show 'Jeopardy!'

Late game show host Alex Trebek has left behind a legacy in Jeopardy! but as the show must go on, executives have been hunting for the next best choice to replace him.

10 Aug 2020


NewsBytes Briefing: TikTok plans to sue Trump administration, and more

Over the weekend, TikTok was reported to be planning legal action against Trump administration.

12 Apr 2020


#WeeklyRecap: New CoronaOven, Apple-Google collaboration, WhatsApp's restrictions, and more

This week, the tech industry continued its fight against coronavirus with innovative new solutions and technologies.

07 Apr 2020


IBM is sharing its AI tools to fight COVID-19 crisis

Following the lead of Google, Apple, and Facebook, tech giant IBM has also joined the fight against the novel coronavirus pandemic.

25 Feb 2020


Clever 'AI suitcase' will help visually impaired people navigate

Japan is developing a one-of-a-kind robot to help visually impaired people navigate.

04 Feb 2020


Hackers using fears over coronavirus to spread malware, steal data

After using late basketball legend Kobe Bryant's wallpaper to make money, hackers are now exploiting the deadly outbreak of coronavirus to spread malware.

31 Jan 2020


Who is Arvind Krishna? Little-known facts about IBM's new CEO

After Alphabet and Microsoft, International Business Machines (IBM) has decided to bring an Indian-origin Chief Executive.

IBM: Google didn't achieve Quantum Supremacy

Last month, a leaked paper from Google made the claim of having achieved quantum supremacy, a major benchmark in the world of quantum computing.

IBM patents a smartwatch that can transform into a tablet

Thanks to the arrival of foldable displays, leading OEMs are already changing our smartphones, televisions, laptops, and smartwatches.

30 Jan 2019


Here's what Google India, Tinder, Amazon Prime "really really really...want"

A new meme fest has emerged on social media with the "We really really really..." format in which people have expressed their exclusive and unfulfilled wishes.

25 Dec 2018


#TechBytes: 5 amazing technologies patented this month

Every month, tens of thousands of technologies/systems are patented with the goal of augmenting human capabilities, simplifying lives.

22 Nov 2018

Indian Railways

Railways to use AI for crowd control during Kumbh-Mela 2019

Apart from deploying 800 special trains for pilgrims, the Indian Railways is planning to use future-forward technology, including AI, for crowd management in next year's Kumbh Mela.

29 Oct 2018


IBM acquiring Red Hat in 'game-changing' $34 billion deal

In a bid to expand its reach in enterprise cloud computing, IBM will acquire Red Hat, the world's leading distributor of open source cloud software.

19 Oct 2018


#CareerBytes: Top online courses to prepare for campus placements

Campus placement is one of the most important phases of a college student's academic journey.

11 Oct 2018


Google techie held for stealing money at luxury-hotel for girlfriend

A 24-year-old engineer working for Google, Garvit Sahni of Haryana's Ambala, was arrested for allegedly stealing money from a luxury hotel to meet his girlfriend's expenses.

10 Oct 2018


Mumbai: IBM techie dies while boarding a local train

A software engineer, working with IBM, was crushed under a Mumbai local train after he lost his balance while boarding it.

19 Aug 2018


IBM just paved the way for cheap mind-controlled robotic limbs

Controlling robotic objects through mind control in a dramatic fashion has been touted oft times in sci-fi movies.

14 Aug 2018


A book on Warren Buffett's investing style

Since the 1950s, Warren Buffett and his partners have backed some of the 20th century's most profitable, trendsetting companies and a new book seeks to uncover the key insights of his investments by journeying through his career that began in the late 1950s.

29 Jul 2018


5 best chess games of all time

In the history of chess, there have been hundreds, if not thousands, of masterpieces that can be studied to learn the beauty of the game.

23 Jun 2018


Michigan University develops world's smallest computer, smaller than rice grain

Engineers at the University of Michigan have developed the smallest computer in the world. It's 0.3 mm x 0.3 mm in size and can stand on the tip of a rice grain.

21 Jun 2018

San Francisco

IBM develops AI that can successfully debate with humans

IBM has developed an AI system called "Project Debater" than can rationally debate with humans.

Meet IBM's Summit, the world's most powerful supercomputer

The US has retaken its place as the country with the most powerful supercomputer after the Department of Energy, on Friday, unveiled the new IBM-made Summit.

24 May 2018


Google and Coursera launch advanced online course on machine learning

Google and Coursera have launched a new online course on machine learning (ML) called "Machine Learning with TensorFlow on Google Cloud Platform Specialization."

IT-lens on salaried class after IBM, Infosys employees' fraud detected

After several tax-evasion cases by salaried employees emerged in Bengaluru, Mumbai and Ludhiana, the income-tax department issued a caution recently asking tax payers not to under-report their income or claim incorrect deductions.

14 Mar 2018


Rajasthan Digifest job fair sees good participation; 2,500 receive offers

As many as 2,500 job-seekers have received employment offers, while 5,500 candidates have been shortlisted for further evaluation at a job fair organized in Jaipur by the Rajasthan government, a senior official said on Wednesday.

21 Mar 2018


IBM develops world's smallest computer that costs just Rs. 7

According to reports, IBM has developed the world's smallest computer which is 1 mm x 1 mm in size.

07 Mar 2018


Artificial Intelligence can help eliminate caste system, inequalities: Ambedkar followers

The supporters of BR Ambedkar have planned to celebrate the 127th birth-anniversary of Dalit leader at UN headquarters in New York next month with "Artificial Intelligence for Humanity" theme.

16 Feb 2018


Karnataka government earns lakhs daily as fines on illegal mining

Even though illegal mining of iron ore in Karnataka has considerably reduced, mining illegally is still on at some parts of the state. As a result of that, the government earns lakhs of rupees daily in the form of fines.

09 Sep 2017


Banks are increasingly using robots to answer basic consumer queries

There's no denying the fact that the banking sector is the life-line of the bustling Indian economy and it caters to millions every day.

07 Sep 2017


Falling GDP hits campus hiring, placement could fall another 25%

Final-year management and tech students might have a hard time finding jobs: the slump in campus placement is expected to continue on the back of falling economic growth.

08 Aug 2017


Karnataka board warns bank staff: Learn Kannada or lose job

It seems Kannada Development Authority (KDA) has launched a full-fledged war against Hindi imposition.

29 Jun 2017


Bengaluru bars and pubs now have alcohol clearance sale

In order to get rid of liquor, bars and pubs now have "clearance sales" to recover the money spent on stock.

28 Jun 2017


IBM to collaborate with Indian developers on AI, machine learning

Technology trends like Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, and Internet of Things have been gaining momentum for some time now.

11 Apr 2017


Indian companies train employees on counter terrorism, crime prevention

Companies in India including MNCs and start-ups are increasingly training their employees on techniques to prevent crime and fight terror.

01 Jan 2017


Bridgewater Associates to have AI management

The world's largest hedge fund, Bridgewater Associates, has taken up a software project called "The Book of the Future" headed by its billionaire founder Ray Dalio.

03 Nov 2016


Wipro's massive drive to drive automation

Indian software company Wipro is looking to bolster automation across the company's varied segments, enabling greater productivity.

21 Sep 2016


Microsoft announces AI-based healthcare initiatives

Microsoft announced a quartet of healthcare initiatives to "solve" cancer using algorithms and computer science rather than beakers and test tubes.

20 Sep 2016

San Francisco

Oracle's Ellison declares war on Amazon cloud

Larry Ellison, Oracle's executive chairman, at Oracle's annual customer conference in San Francisco, said that Amazon was Oracle's number one competitor when it came to cloud computing.