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AI Safety Summit 2024: Tech Firms Agree AI Safety Pledges

Second AI Safety Summit sees major players in the AI space pledge to develop the technology safely, amid rapid advances

4 weeks ago

IBM Unveils Heron Quantum Chip, Plus Quantum System Two

Next generation quantum processor dubbed 'Heron', and the modular IBM Quantum System Two unveiled by Big Blue

6 months ago

IBM Pulls Advertising From X/Twitter, Amid Nazi Content Row

Another big name suspends advertising on X (aka Twitter), after its ads appeared next to posts praising Adolf Hitler and…

7 months ago

IBM Mulls Use Of AI Chip To Lower Watsonx Cloud Service Cost

In an effort to lower cost of Big Blue's new cloud AI and data platform watson.x, IBM considers use of…

11 months ago

IBM Pays $4.6bn For Apptio To Bolster SaaS Insights

Big Blue opens its wallet to acquire financial and IT management software provider Apptio from venture capital owner

12 months ago

GlobalFoundries Sues IBM, Again

IBM sued by GlobalFoundries, which alleges that Big Blue made unlawful disclosures to Intel, the Japanese consortium Rapidus and others

1 year ago

IBM And SAP To Cut Thousands Of Jobs

Two more tech players announce culling of thousands of jobs, with IBM letting go 3,900 positions and SAP cutting 3,000

1 year ago

Maersk, IBM Discontinue Blockchain Shipping Platform

TradeLens, a blockchain platform from shipping giant Maersk and IBM is to be discontinued, to due lack of commercial viability

2 years ago

IBM Breakthrough With 433 Qubit Quantum Processor

Breakthrough development in quantum-centric supercomputing, after IBM unveils its most powerful quantum chip capable of 433-qubit

2 years ago

IBM Ordered To Turn Over Ginny Rometty Emails In Age Discrimination Lawsuit

Big Blue ordered to hand over internal emails of former CEO Ginny Rometty and IBM executives, which discuss efforts to…

2 years ago

IBM Closes Down Russian Operation, Lays Off Staff

After suspending its operations in Russia in Q1, IBM tells local staff it is winding down operations in Russia and…

2 years ago

UK Businesses ‘Falling Behind Europe’ On AI Adoption

UK businesses falling behind Europe on their adoption of AI over the past two years, with lack of appropriate skills…

2 years ago

IBM ‘Unsure’ How Long It Can Keep Paying Russian Staff

IBM chief executive Arvind Krishna says company unsure how long it can continue to keep Russian staff on payroll as…

2 years ago

IBM, Joins Microsoft, Oracle, SAP With Russia Suspension

Software giants have matched hardware and mobile tech firms, in announcing withdrawal from Russia over its Ukraine invasion

2 years ago

IBM Eagle Quantum Processor Delivers 127-Qubit

Hold onto your servers. Big Blue touts 'breakthrough' 127-Qubit capable Quantum processor, known as the 'Eagle' processor

3 years ago

Apple To Require Daily Tests For Unvaccinated Staff

Unvaccinated staff working for Apple will be required to take a Covid-19 test, every time they enter the office or…

3 years ago

IBM To Require US Staff To Be Vaccinated

Want to continue working at IBM? Big Blue staff in the US told they must be vaccinated by 8 December…

3 years ago

Tech Giants Make Cybersecurity Pledges After White House Meeting

Tech giants pledge to spend billions of dollars improving cybersecurity after meeting with President Biden in White House

3 years ago

Apple, Amazon, Microsoft CEOs To Discuss Cybersecurity At White House

The heads of major technology firms in the United States are to meet President Joe Biden at the White House…

3 years ago

GlobalFoundries Files For Initial Public Offering – Report

US chipmaker GlobalFoundries has submitted a confidential filing for a public listing, after acquisition by Intel media reports

3 years ago

GlobalFoundries Seeks To Dismiss IBM Claim For $2.5 Billion

US contract chipmaker GlobalFoundries asks New York court to dismiss Big Blue claim that it is owed $2.5 billion in…

3 years ago

IBM Claims Breakthrough With 2 Nanometer Chip

Research boffins at IBM are touting a major leap forward in performance and energy efficiency with a 'world first' 2nm…

3 years ago

Intel Turnaround Plan To Invest $20 Billion In Chip Manufacturing

One month as Intel CEO, Pat Gelsinger unveils $20 billion turnaround plan chip so giant can build two new chip…

3 years ago

Honeywell Quadruples Quantum Computing Power

Honeywell claims performance crown for latest generation of System Model H1 quantum computer, which pairs fewer qubits with higher fidelity

3 years ago

IBM ‘Considering Sale’ Of Watson Health AI Unit

IBM may reportedly sell off Watson Health AI analytics business as it seeks to refocus around more profitable areas such…

3 years ago

IBM Pledges ‘Net Zero’ Greenhouse Emissions By 2030

Big Blue going green. IBM announces 2030 target, and becomes one of 20 new companies to join the 'Climate Pledge'…

3 years ago

Hackers Target Covid-19 Cold Chain, Warns IBM

Firms involved with the specialist “cold chain” infrastructure required for several Coronavirus vaccines, have been targetted by hackers

4 years ago

IBM To Axe 8,000 Staff In Europe – Report

Big Blue is reportedly planning to lay off 8,000 staff across Europe, with 2,000 positions expected to go in the…

4 years ago

IBM Warns Global Business Services Staff Of Redundancies

More job cuts are looming at Big Blue as employees of Global Business Services division are warned of headcount reduction

4 years ago