IBM Breaks Records to Top U.S. Patent List for 25th Consecutive Year

IBM inventors received a record 9,043 patents in 2017, marking the company’s 25th consecutive year of U.S. patent leadership and crossing the 100,000-patent milestone. The new patents were granted to a diverse group of more than 8,500 IBM researchers, engineers, scientists and designers in 47 different U.S. states and 47 countries. E-mail this page Save to Digg this

Posted on: 9 January 2018 | 6:01 am And IBM Settle Patent Lawsuits

IBM today announced it has reached agreement to resolve the patent lawsuit between IBM and The Priceline Group pending in the United States District Court for Delaware. As part of the confidential settlement, the parties will obtain patent cross-licenses to each company’s worldwide patent portfolio. E-mail this page Save to Digg this

Posted on: 28 December 2017 | 4:22 am

Walmart,, IBM and Tsinghua University Launch a Blockchain Food Safety Alliance in China

Walmart,, IBM, and Tsinghua University National Engineering Laboratory for E-Commerce Technologies announced today they will work together in a Blockchain Food Safety Alliance that will kick off with a collaboration designed to enhance food tracking, traceability and safety in China, to achieve greater transparency across the food supply chain. E-mail this page Save to Digg this

Posted on: 13 December 2017 | 11:10 pm

IBM Announces Collaboration with Leading Fortune 500 Companies, Academic Institutions and National Research Labs to Accelerate Quantum Computing

IBM today announced the first clients to tap into its IBM Q™ early-access commercial quantum computing systems to explore practical applications important to business and science. They include: JPMorgan Chase, Daimler AG, Samsung, JSR Corporation, Barclays, Hitachi Metals, Honda, Nagase, Keio University, Oak Ridge National Lab, Oxford University and University of Melbourne. E-mail this page Save to Digg this

Posted on: 13 December 2017 | 11:01 pm

IBM and Blue Prism Deliver Digital Workforce Capabilities

As businesses increasingly recognize the opportunity to increase productivity, improve customer experiences and deliver new products and services through intelligent automation, Blue Prism and IBM have joined forces to deliver a secure, scalable and easy-to-use Digital Workforce for enterprises worldwide, such as Walgreens. E-mail this page Save to Digg this

Posted on: 12 December 2017 | 7:20 pm

IBM Unveils Industry’s Most Advanced Server Designed for Artificial Intelligence

IBM today unveiled its next-generation Power Systems Servers incorporating its newly designed POWER9 processor. Built specifically for compute-intensive AI workloads, the new POWER9 systems are capable of improving the training times of deep learning frameworks by nearly 4x allowing enterprises to build more accurate AI applications, faster. E-mail this page Save to Digg this

Posted on: 4 December 2017 | 7:01 pm

IBM, Packet Clearing House and Global Cyber Alliance Collaborate to Protect Businesses and Consumers from Internet Threats

IBM Security, Packet Clearing House (PCH) and The Global Cyber Alliance (GCA) today launched a free service designed to give consumers and businesses added privacy and security protection as they access the internet. The new Quad9 Domain Name System (DNS) service helps protect users from accessing millions of malicious internet sites known to steal personal information, infect users with ransomware and malware, or conduct fraudulent activity. E-mail this page Save to Digg this

Posted on: 16 November 2017 | 5:30 am

Fusion Genomics Turns to IBM Cloud to Help Support Advances Designed to Conquer Global Pandemics

IBM today announced that Vancouver-based company Fusion Genomics selected IBM’s cloud capabilities to help advance Fusion’s ability to detect pandemics before they happen. Fusion Genomics has developed disruptive DNA and RNA technology that it believes can positively identify infectious diseases and enhance the surveillance of emerging pathogens like MERS, SARS, avian flu, and swine flu. E-mail this page Save to Digg this

Posted on: 15 November 2017 | 7:54 pm

IBM Announces Advances to IBM Quantum Systems & Ecosystem

IBM announced today two significant quantum processor upgrades for its IBM Q early-access commercial systems. These upgrades represent rapid advances in quantum hardware as IBM continues to drive progress across the entire quantum computing technology stack, with focus on systems, software, applications and enablement. E-mail this page Save to Digg this

Posted on: 9 November 2017 | 8:01 pm

IBM Closes Acquisition of Vivant Digital Business

IBM today announced it has completed the acquisition of Vivant Digital business (Vivant), a boutique digital and innovation agency based in Australia, to join IBM iX. Financial details were not disclosed. E-mail this page Save to Digg this

Posted on: 1 November 2017 | 11:09 pm