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Saturday, August 08, 2020



IBM exits facial recognition business, calls for police reform

June 09, 2020 11:04 am

IBM disclosed Monday it will no longer offer facial recognition or analysis software in a letter to Congress calling for new efforts to pursue justice and racial equity, new Chief Executive Officer Arvind Krishna said.

IBM is latest tech giant to lay off employees in midst of Covid-19 pandemic

May 24, 2020 4:45 pm

Based on a review of IBM internal communications on the Slack corporate messaging service, the number of affected employees is likely to be in the thousands, said a North Carolina-based worker who lost his job along with his entire team of 12.

IBM’s new CEO Arvind Krishna is mastermind behind cloud strategy for growth

February 01, 2020 9:52 am

In July of 2017, International Business Machines Corp executive Arvind Krishna walked into a routine meeting with senior leaders and delivered a surprise pitch that changed the course of the iconic 108-year-old company’s future.

Who is Arvind Krishna?

January 31, 2020 5:19 pm

Krishna joins a unique club which includes the likes of Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella, Google and Alphabet CEO Sundar Pichai, MasterCard CEO Ajay Banga, PepsiCo’s former CEO Indra Nooyi and Adobe CEO Shantanu Narayen.

Indian-origin Arvind Krishna appointed as IBM CEO, Ginni Rometty to step down

January 31, 2020 1:02 pm

Ginni Rometty, 62, will continue as executive chairman of International Business Machines (IBM) and will retire at the end of the year.

IIM-Ahmedabad to train CBSE school principals in strategic leadership

September 07, 2019 11:48 am

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

September 06, 2019 9:15 am

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

March 14, 2019 7:54 pm

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

March 14, 2019 12:19 pm

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

January 09, 2019 1:36 pm

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.