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Blockchain: the London Stock Exchange building SME platform

Blockchain: the London Stock Exchange building SME platform

Written by on July 20, 2017 in News with 0 Comments

NEW YORK/LONDON (Reuters) – The London Stock Exchange Group Plc has teamed up with IBM to build a blockchain-based platform to digitally issue private shares of small and medium enterprises in Italy. The platform is being built and tested by Borsa Italiana, the LSEG’s Italian exchange operator, and will seek to make it easier to […]

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IBM revenue decline, shares fall, turnaround taking longer than expected

IBM revenue decline, shares fall, turnaround taking longer than expected

Written by on April 19, 2017 in News with 0 Comments

(Reuters) – International Business Machines Corp reported a bigger-than-expected decline in revenue for the first time in five quarters due to weak demand in its IT services business, a sign that the company’s turnaround could take longer than expected. Shares of IBM, whose revenue has now fallen for 20 quarters in a row, tumbled 4.7 […]

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IBM strikes early – promises to hire Americans prior to Trump meeting

IBM strikes early – promises to hire Americans prior to Trump meeting

Written by on December 14, 2016 in News with 0 Comments

(Reuters) – IBM Chief Executive Ginni Rometty pledged to hire and train workers in the United States as she and other technology executives prepared to meet on Wednesday with U.S. President-elect Donald Trump. “We have thousands of open positions at any given moment, and we intend to hire about 25,000 professionals in the next four […]

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News highlights – 21 November

News highlights – 21 November

Written by on November 22, 2016 in News with 0 Comments

News highlights for 21 November UK consumers dominate mobile shopping Latest data has revealed that consumers in the United Kingdom are more smartphone savvy than their American counterparts, at least when it comes to online shopping. Read more… Digital marketing is key to Uber, Airbnb successes Few companies in the past few years have rocketed […]

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New open interface led by IBM, Google and others to take on Intel

New open interface led by IBM, Google and others to take on Intel

Written by on October 14, 2016 in News with 0 Comments

(Reuters) – Technology giants IBM Corp, Google and seven others have joined hands to launch an open specification that can boost datacenter server performance by up to ten times, to take on Intel Corp. The new standard, called Open Coherent Accelerator Processor Interface (OpenCAPI), is an open forum to provide a high bandwidth, low latency […]

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IBM sells Watson to banks to save costs, but they can’t afford it

IBM sells Watson to banks to save costs, but they can’t afford it

Written by on August 11, 2016 in News with 0 Comments

NEW YORK (Reuters) – International Business Machines Corp is in an unusual fix in telling big U.S. banks they can use its Watson software of Jeopardy-winning fame as a cost-saving solution: bankers say they like it, but cannot afford it. IBM is in a good company. Banks are in the fifth year of their belt-tightening […]

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News highlights – July 27

News highlights – July 27

Written by on July 28, 2016 in News with 0 Comments

News highlights for July 27 Nintendo’s Mario eyes a Mickey Mouse merchandising makeover Flush with the stunning popularity of the Pokemon GO mobile game, Nintendo aims to make more from marketing popular characters such as Super Mario, taking a leaf from the Walt Disney playbook where Mickey Mouse and friends bring in billions of merchandising […]

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News highlights – July 19

News highlights – July 19

Written by on July 20, 2016 in News with 0 Comments

News highlights from Tuesday, July 19 Pokemon Go’s Japan launch delayed Game maker Niantic has delayed Wednesday’s planned launch of Pokemon Go in Japan. TechCrunch, citing an unnamed source, said there were concerns that the hype generated would overload the game. It added that it wasn’t immediately clear when the game would be released in […]

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IBM launches new cloud services for blockchain development

IBM launches new cloud services for blockchain development

Written by on April 30, 2016 in News with 0 Comments

NEW YORK (Reuters) – IBM on Friday announced new services to help companies design and develop blockchain technology in a secure environment in the cloud, a network of computers where users are increasingly storing their data and computing work. The blockchain, the underlying technology behind bitcoin, is a digital tool for doing a slew of […]

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iPhone hacker earns more than FBI Director

iPhone hacker earns more than FBI Director

Written by on April 22, 2016 in News with 1 Comment

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Federal Bureau of Investigation Director James Comey said on Thursday the agency paid more to get into the iPhone of one of the San Bernardino shooters than he will make in the remaining seven years and four months he has in his job. According to figures from the FBI and the U.S. […]

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