August 20, 2019

IBM and Gogo join forces to dodge in-flight turbulence

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By Andrew Dalton From engadget Now Gogo’s servers can do more than provide WiFi. In what might seem like an unlikely partnership, IBM’s Watson division and Gogo Inc. (the people who bring you in-flight WiFi) have joined up to make flying a little bit smoother for everyone. As the Wall Street Journal reports, IBM is […]

Supercomputers

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Supercomputer speed records: World’s fastest machines of the past 15 years By Nick Heath From Tech Republic Supercomputers are perhaps the pinnacle of computing – machines capable of doing in seconds work that would take a PC years to carry out. As with any computer, the performance of these warehouse-sized installations continues to increase exponentially, […]

10 of the latest security products that can help you fight the bad guys

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By Conner Forrest From TechRepublic 1. IBM z13s mainframe Security standards are constantly changing. Here are some of the latest software and hardware products to help keep your organization secure. In February 2016, IBM announced the IBM z13s, a mainframe with cryptographic features built directly into the hardware. According to IBM it can decrypt at […]

The M&A strategies of 10 tech giants: A founder’s guide to selling your startup

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By Conner Forrest From Tech Republic For startups shopping for VC money, targeting an acquisition is one of the primary options for an exit. To help pick your targets, TechRepublic has broken down how the top 10 tech giants approach M&A. You’re a startup founder and you’re about to make your pitch. You’re standing there […]

The future of AI will be stacked

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By Rick Collins From Tedh Crunch Editor’s note: Rick Collins is the president for enterprise business at Next IT, creators of the Alme virtual assistant platform. Prior to joining Next IT, he served as director of business development for Microsoft. We are entering an exciting period for artificial intelligence. We’re seeing more consumer impacting developments […]

Don’t be distracted by the Sharks. Look for the Snails!

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By IBM From CIO Protect against high-profile, low-risk threats—the sharks—and the really dangerous ones with IBM Endpoint Manager Shark Week is really a genius idea. Shark Week is an annual event on The Discovery Channel of nothing but shark-related programming, real and fictional. It began in 1988 and is insanely popular, which is why it […]

WSJ’s Schectman: North Korean gold found its way into US companies’ supply chains

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By John Morgan From Moneynews Some of the nation’s flagship brands are being marred by their suppliers’ use of banned North Korean gold. Dozens of companies have disclosed recently that their suppliers used gold refined by North Korea’s central bank, including Hewlett-Packard, Ralph Lauren, Williams-Sonoma, Rockwell Automation and IBM, according to Wall Street Journal columnist […]

Corporate executive goes off the deep end as a scuba diving entrepreneur

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Ron Kipp was a rising star at IBM during the company’s heyday in the 1970s when he abruptly made a career change—he left the corporate world to own and operate a scuba diving business in the Cayman Islands. His story is a heartwarming and hilarious must-read, perfect for scuba diving enthusiasts and anyone who’s ever […]