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Oct 15, 2015, 09:00 ET
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IBM Research and Carnegie Mellon Create Open Platform to Help the Blind Navigate Surroundings

Scientists from IBM Research (NYSE: IBM) and Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) today announced the first of a kind open platform designed to support...

Oct 08, 2015, 09:00 ET
IBM this week launched a new "LC" line of servers that infuse technologies from members of the OpenPOWER Foundation and are part of IBM's Power Systems portfolio of servers.  Pictured above is the Power S822LC, an ideal server for cloud and cluster deployments.Photo Credit: IBM

New IBM Linux Servers Infuse Technology from OpenPOWER Foundation to Run Big Data Workloads at Half the Cost of x86 Based Servers

IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced new Linux servers that perform data analytics workloads faster and cheaper than a comparable x86-based server. The...

Jul 25, 2015, 12:01 ET
IBM Innovation Space @ iHub. Kenyan entrepreneur, Allan Juma, Co-Founder of Bitsoko (left) with Jessica Colaco, Director of Partnerships @iHub and Kennedy Wariua, IBM Ecosystem Development Leader (right)

IBM Expands Reach to African Entrepreneurs with Innovation Space @ iHub

 At the Global Entrepreneurship Summit co-hosted by U.S. President Barack Obama in Kenya this weekend, IBM (NYSE: IBM) announced a new...

Jul 02, 2015, 11:00 ET
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IBM Named a Leader in Gartner's Magic Quadrant for Solid-State Arrays

IBM (NYSE: IBM) has been recognized as a "Leader" in the June 23, 2015 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Solid-State Arrays report.1 This inclusion comes...

Apr 30, 2015, 08:45 ET
Apple CEO Tim Cook, left, CEO of Japan Post Holdings Mr. Taizo Nishimuro and IBM CEO Ginni Rometty announce a first-of-its-kind initiative to address the economic and societal issues of the aging population in Japan in New York City on Thurs., April 30, 2015. Building on the landmark Apple-IBM partnership, the companies plan to bring the power of iPad together with IBM-developed apps and the accessibility technologies of IBM and Apple to connect millions of seniors in Japan with services, communities and their families.

Japan Post Group, IBM and Apple Deliver iPads and Custom Apps to Connect Elderly in Japan to Services, Family and Community

Japan Post Group, IBM and Apple today announced a first-of-its-kind initiative aimed at improving the quality of life for millions of Japanese...

Sep 04, 2014, 12:00 ET
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IBM Experts Help Drive Economic and Social Change in Ethiopia

A team of 15 IBM (NYSE: IBM) experts today presented its recommendations to Ethiopian leaders on a range of critical projects aimed at supporting...

Jul 29, 2014, 09:34 ET
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IBM to make free supercomputing power available to sustainability scientists

 In support of the updated Climate Data Initiative announced by the White House today, IBM (NYSE: IBM) will provide eligible scientists...

Jul 22, 2014, 07:00 ET
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IBM Names Chief Accessibility Officer

 IBM (NYSE: IBM) today appointed Frances West as the company's first Chief Accessibility Officer.  In this new role, West will guide IBM...

Jul 07, 2014, 00:01 ET
Dr. Jin Dong, Distinguished Engineer and Leader of IBM's Green Horizon initiative. To support China in delivering on its ambitious energy and environmental goals, IBM Research has launched a 10-year initiative called 'Green Horizon'. Led by IBM's China Research lab, it taps IBM's global expertise and skills in the areas of air quality management, renewable energy and energy optimization. (PRNewsFoto/IBM Corporation)

IBM Research Launches Project "Green Horizon" to Help China Deliver on Ambitious Energy and Environmental Goals

 IBM (NYSE: IBM) has announced that it is deploying the full force of its researchers in laboratories around the world in a 10-year...

Jun 02, 2014, 00:01 ET
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LTA, SMRT, StarHub And IBM Collaborate To Improve Transport With Data For Singapore Commuters

World Cities Summit - The Land Transport Authority of Singapore (LTA), SMRT Corporation Ltd (SMRT), StarHub and IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced a...

May 21, 2014, 15:00 ET
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Inventors of Analytics System Forerunner Inducted into National Inventors Hall of Fame

The National Inventors Hall of Fame tonight will induct three IBM (NYSE: IBM) engineers for their invention of the Automatic Sequence Controlled...

May 09, 2014, 09:00 ET
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SiteMinis Selects IBM Cloud Services and Infrastructure from SoftLayer, Cuts Costs by 35 Percent

 IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced that SiteMinis, a mobile Web technology and services provider, has adopted IBM Cloud services including...

Apr 25, 2014, 09:30 ET
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IBM and National Geographic Kids Unveil GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS® Title for the World's Smallest Magazine Cover Made with a Microscopic 3D Printer

National Geographic Kids today claimed its ninth GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS® title for the Smallest Magazine Cover, using patented technology from...

Feb 21, 2014, 15:42 ET
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IBM Named A Leader In IDC MarketScape For Business Consulting Services

IBM (NYSE: IBM) announced today its Strategy and Analytics Business Consulting practice has been named a leader in the new IDC MarketScape:...

Jun 19, 2013, 09:00 ET
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IBM Announces IBM Services Center in the Dutch province of Groningen, Creating up to 350 New Tech Roles for Local Market

 IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced a new services center in the city of Groningen, The Netherlands that will create up to 350 technical IT roles...

Jan 31, 2013, 15:29 ET
McDonald's employees will use IBM social business technologies to communicate with colleagues and management across South Africa.  (PRNewsFoto/IBM Corporation)

IBM Helps McDonald's Serve Up Social Collaboration To Transform Workforce

IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced that McDonald's (NYSE: MCD) South Africa, part of the global leading global food service retailer, is using IBM...

Jan 24, 2013, 00:01 ET
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IBM and The Institute of Bioengineering and Nanotechnology Develop New Antimicrobial Hydrogel to Fight Superbugs and Drug-Resistant Biofilms

 Researchers from IBM (NYSE: IBM) and the Institute of Bioengineering and Nanotechnology revealed today an antimicrobial hydrogel that can...

Dec 17, 2012, 00:01 ET

IBM Reveals Five Innovations That Will Change Our Lives within Five Years

Today IBM (NYSE: IBM) unveiled the seventh annual  "IBM 5 in 5" (#ibm5in5) – a list of innovations that have the potential to change the...

Nov 24, 2012, 11:20 ET
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Early Promotions Drive Record Online Sales for Thanksgiving, Fuels Black Friday Retail Surge, Reports IBM

According to IBM (NYSE: IBM), US shoppers once again took advantage of early promotions this holiday season, driving a 17.4 percent increase in...

Nov 05, 2012, 12:42 ET
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IBM Smarter Cities Solution Enables Maryland to Expand Health Insurance Options for Citizens

 IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced that one of its Smarter Cities solutions will be used by Maryland for its state based health insurance...