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IIM-Ahmedabad to train CBSE school principals in strategic leadership

IIM-A faculty will train school principals in leadership in changing the environment. The course will include topics such as counselling for academic excellence and happiness, issues in teacher development among others.

Microsoft, IBM to train CBSE teachers in Artificial Intelligence, Information Communication Technology

The application process will be closing for both programmes by September 9. Interested need to apply soon. The training holds importance as CBSE has introduced new-age skills including AI for students as part fo electives.


IBM used Flickr photographs for facial recognition training program without users' consent

IBM has taken nearly a million photographs from photo-hosting site Flickr, without the knowledge of the users and used them in their facial recognition training programs

India has open jobs, but not matching skill sets: IBM chief

According to private economic think tank CMIE data, as of February, there were as many as 31.2 million youths actively looking for jobs.

CES 2019: IBM Q System One is the world's first commercial Quantum computer system

IBM Q System One includes a nine-foot-tall, nine-foot-wide case of half-inch thick borosilicate glass and is a 20-qubit quantum computer.

IBM pursues Amazon into cloud with $33 billion Red Hat takeover

IBM’s $33 billion purchase of Red Hat Inc is the world’s second-largest technology deal ever


Hacking human trafficking: young Colombians develop apps to fight the crime

The app should help identify victims of sex trafficking, improve coordination between authorities when possible victims are spotted at airports and bus terminals, or help prevent the online distribution of child sexual abuse material.

IBM gets boost from new businesses, tops estimates

Revenue from these businesses grew 15 percent to $10.1 billion in the second quarter, accounting for more than half of the company's total revenue.

IBM pits computer against human debaters

Rather than just scanning a giant trove of data in search of factoids, IBM's latest project taps into several more complex branches of AI.

IBM launches AI-powered 'Watson Assistant' for businesses

Building on the existing partnership with Apple, IBM also announced that both the companies will combine their AI and machine-learning technologies to make it easier for developers to build secure AI-powered solutions.