The titans at the commanding heights of the tech world owe their success to talent from across the globe, according to Reserve Bank of India Governor Urjit Patel, who pointed to what could be the Achilles heel of the 'America First' policy that seeks to restrict H1-B visas and imports.
The origin of New York-based global technology company International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) dates back to 1911, easily making it the longest-surviving tech firm till date. Stressing that Apple will be around a long time, like IBM , Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak believes that his company along with Google and Facebook will be bigger in 2075 and dominate the world of technology.
Software giant IBM has collaborated with open source software solutions provider Red Hat that will provide the hybrid Cloud infrastructure to help customers efficiently run Cloud applications using OpenStack APIs. OpenStack is a free and open-source software platform for Cloud computing, mostly deployed as an infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS).
Titan Company Limited on Tuesday announced that it will integrate IBM Watson Customer Engagement solutions to serve as the backbone of its online platform, enabling the company to tailor online campaigns and increase its customer base.
Software giant IBM on Monday launched a new cognitive assistant that leverages the capabilities of IBM Watson to help IT professionals effectively manage and protect networks of smartphones, tablets, laptops, internet of things (IoT) devices and other endpoints. The 'MaaS360 Advisor' will use machine learning to analyze devices on the network and recommend policies, patches and customized practices to better manage and protect them.
In a bid to connect people in areas with lower connectivity and data availability, IBM and The Weather Company, owned by IBM Business, on Monday launched the country's first mobile alerting platform that will deliver weather alerts without internet. The technology uses peer-to-peer connections on a "mesh network" to send critical weather alerts to people in remote areas. The technology links other nearby phones to extend the signal to help keep citizens connected and informed, and in the most severe conditions, might even help save a life.
The students of Maharashtra Institute of Technology (MIT) Pune and technology giant IBM have developed a robot, Chintu, which would assist senior citizens in their everyday tasks. Chintu, under 2ft tall robot, was developed after MIT Pune received a grant of Rs 10 lakh last year from IBM. It is powered by the US-based company's cognitive assistant, IBM Watson. Chintu can move his hands and read books to an audience.
Apple, IBM and Microsoft are among 53 companies urging the Supreme Court to rule that a transgender teenager has the right to use the boys' bathroom at his Virginia high school. The businesses signed onto a brief filed Thursday in high school senior Gavin Grimm's lawsuit against the Gloucester (GLAH'-stur) County school board.
Global tech giant IBM today said working on cognitive computing that helps in decision making is the future for India, which is already a leader in information technology.
Tech giant IBM on Monday announced the availability of Watson for cyber security, the industry's first augmented intelligence technology designed to power cognitive security operations centers (SOCs). With Watson, people can analyze and interpret all of their data, including unstructured text, images, audio and video. They can provide personalized recommendations by understanding a user's personality, tone and emotion.
Inventors from India contributed a record 658 patents to IBM last year to help the software giant top the list for US patent recipients in 2016. With 8,088 US patents, IBM's 2016 list covers a diverse range of inventions in artificial intelligence and cognitive computing, cognitive health, Cloud, cyber security and other strategic growth areas for the company.
Software giant IBM on Wednesday announced the appointment of Karan Bajwa as Managing Director and Vanitha Narayanan as Chairman of IBM India. Bajwa will be responsible for all strategic and operational matters related to IBM's sales, marketing, services and delivery operations in the India/South Asia region, including Bangladesh, Nepal and Sri Lanka. Bajwa will lead IBM's partnership with clients for a Cloud and cognitive led digital transformation of their businesses.
The year 2017 is predicted to be that of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and machine learning -- redefining the way humans communicate with devices to not only improve daily life but also boost businesses, even in India. To make this happen, here comes IBM Watson -- a cognitive system enabling a new partnership between people and computers. Named after IBM founder Thomas J. Watson, the supercomputer combines AI and analytical software for optimal performance as a "question answering" machine that thinks like a human. For IBM, cognitive is digital business plus digital intelligence. With Watson, people can analyze and interpret all of their data, including unstructured text, images, audio and video. They can provide personalized recommendations by understanding a user's personality, tone and emotion. For Sriram Raghavan, Director at IBM research-India and CTO, IBM India, security in the context of cognitive is now a priority.
Software giant IBM on Tuesday launched a new security-rich, scalable and open platform called 'Watson IoT Consulting Solutions' that allows developers to quickly connect, build and manage Internet of Things (IoT) applications and solutions. By integrating IBM Watson IoT Platform APIs and technologies, including cognitive, analytics, mobile, security and Cloud capabilities -- together with development and implementation consulting and ongoing support -- clients can embrace IoT without the risk and complexity of dealing with multiple vendors.
Software giant IBM on Thursday announced the launch of a new state-of-the-art IBM centre in Mumbai that will help clients accelerate their digital transformation journey across industries, with a focus on banking and financial services organizations. The new IBM centre will provide clients with a collaborative and digitally immersive environment to deliver customized briefings, workshops, and technical enablement sessions and testing/benchmarking among others, the company said in a statement.
Government has provisionally empanelled 11 firms including Microsoft, IBM, state-owned BSNL and Tata Communications to provide cloud services, Parliament was informed today. "Government has selected 11 companies for the provisional empanelment of Cloud Service Offerings of Cloud Service Providers," Minister of State for IT and Law PP Chaudhary said in Lok Sabha.
Even as its peers stare at uncertain times on disruptive technological changes, sagging growth and rise of protectionism, global major IBM hinted that it is keen to continue investing in various aspects. "Every decade comes with looming threats and fantastic opportunities. The only thing that is different today is that all the shifts are happening together and faster. When you miss a shift, you miss an opportunity. What is different about us is that we are possibly the only company that has continuously invested in tech and research," Vanitha Narayanan, managing director for IBM India said.
Software giant IBM on Wednesday announced that Prana Studios, a 3D animation and visual effects studio, has selected IBM Cloud to run and develop critical applications for the creation of next-generation visual effects. Prana collaborates with major movie studios and independent production companies around the world to create state-of-the-art visual imagery for full-length feature animated, live action and hybrid films.
In a bid to expand "Disaster Recovery" services for Hybrid Cloud, software giant IBM on Thursday signed a definitive agreement to acquire Bengaluru-based Sanovi Technologies. Sanovi Technologies provides Hybrid Cloud recovery, Cloud migration and business continuity software for enterprise data centers and Cloud infrastructure. Adding these capabilities along with advanced analytics will better enable IBM to bolster its Software Defined Resiliency strategy and delivery of Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery services for clients undergoing digital and hybrid Cloud transformation, the company said in a statement.
Tech giant IBM is placing big bets on the Indian market for its cognitive artificial intelligence platform Watson driven by factors like a rich talent pool and fast pace of growth in uptake of technology products and solutions. Watson, which shot to fame after winning television game show Jeopardy in 2011, is now being used across sectors, including assisting in treatment of cancer. IBM Watson GM David Kenny said India is an important market for the company for Watson deployment.