IBM launches 10-year plan for giant quantum supercomputer
IBM will develop a quantum supercomputer over the next 10 years, in cooperation with universities in Tokyo and Chicago. This supercomputer should eventually consist of 100,000 qubits.
Among other things, the collaborative project, for which an amount of $100 million will be allocated, should fur... Read more
IBM unveils Watsonx to bring generative AI to the enterprise
The US tech giant is jumping into the generative AI market promising to "power next generation foundation models" for businesses.
This week IBM announced the impending arrival of IBM watsonx, a new AI and data platform that will enable enterprises to scale and accelerate the impact of the most a... Read more
IBM CEO: “remote work can hurt your career”
This week, IBM CEO Arvind Krishna sent the company's 260,000 employees a message: remote work can hurt your career. Big Blue's chief executive warns employees that working from home can hurt their chances for advancement.
The exec conveyed his warning during an interview with Bloomberg News. “... Read more
IBM CEO: ‘AI to cut 7,800 jobs in next five years’
IBM CEO Arvind Krishna expects AI to eliminate up to 7,800 jobs at the company. 30 percent of current non-customer-facing employees are set not to be needed in the future.
In an interview with Bloomberg, Krishna reveals that IBM will pause hiring additional back-office staff. Think of HR consult... Read more
IBM Cloud Code Engine: Serverless programming should be a default
With great power, comes great responsibility - clearly - but also, comes complexity and the need to shoulder a steep learning curve. The latter extension of the saying may be needed for cloud computing container orchestration technology Kubernetes.
The inherent complexity and power has been like... Read more
Noname Security and IBM strengthen API security partnership
API security company Noname Security continues to find partners. This time it is announcing a partnership with IBM to further protect customers from software vulnerabilities, misconfigurations and design flaws.
The two companies cite research from Gartner, which shows that the explosive growth o... Read more
IBM joins the Presto Foundation through acquisition of Ahana
IBM purchase of the venture-backed SaaS for Presto startup company further builds its open-source portfolio.
Last week IBM announced that it had acquired Ahana, a startup SaaS company that offers managed and commercial versions of the Presto open-source distributed query engine. In buying Ahana,... Read more
IBM Aspera Faspex servers are being targeted by ransomware gangs
A vulnerability in IBM Aspera Faspex servers is being actively exploited by ransomware criminals, researchers warn.
Hackers are exploiting a critical vulnerability in an IBM file-exchange application. According to security researchers, the criminals are using the flaw to install ransomware on se... Read more
IBM and Cohesity introduce Storage Defender for data protection
IBM and Cohesity together launch Storage Defender for data protection. The new solution combines features from three IBM storage solutions with Cohesity DataProtect.
Storage Defender is the first in a series of solutions through which IBM is combining its storage, backup and data protection solu... Read more
IBM report: fewer ransomware incidents, rise in backdoor deployments
IBM Security X-Force has released its annual Threat Intelligence Index report, which reveals that while ransomware's share of incidents has declined slightly, defenders were more successful in detecting and preventing ransomware.
According to the report, deploying backdoors that allow remote acc... Read more