The decision to put its flagship Watson Health business up for sale underscores the wider challenge tech companies face in healthcare.
IBM launched a research partnership with Japanese business leaders to accelerate advances in quantum computing and also to strengthen ties between US and Japan in the field. The "Quantum Innovation Initiative Consortium" will be based at the University of Tokyo.
IBM beat estimates for second-quarter profit on Monday and signalled that demand in its cloud computing business would get a boost as large corporations accelerate their digital shift due to the coronavirus crisis.
IBM announced its collaboration with CBSE to integrate artificial intelligence in high school curriculum for grades 11 and 12 in the 2020-21 academic year.
Microsoft has become the third big tech company this week to say it won’t sell its facial recognition software to police, following similar moves by Amazon and IBM.
International Business Machines (IBM) disclosed Monday it will no longer offer facial recognition or analysis software in a letter to Congress calling for new efforts to pursue justice and racial equity, new CEO Arvind Krishna said.
IBM told the Wall Street Journal it is laying off an undisclosed number of workers across the US.
In his acceptance speech, Dr. Joshi said that cloud, artificial intelligence, and quantum computing not only remain the buzzwords, but their utility, widespread usage is advancing with leaps and bounds.
IBM and Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) have come together to assist the front line workers and people involved in sample collection and testing in their fight against COVID-19 by leveraging IBM’s Watson Assistant, IBM said in a statement. Watson Assistant is available on ICMR’s website for the staff who are involved in sample collection and testing.