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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.

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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.

IBM-Microsoft spat elevates recruitment to tech-secret level

Software giants IBM and Microsoft are set to go at loggerheads over Lindsay-Rae McIntyre, an IBM employee for 20 years, who recently joined the Redmond-based company.

Blockchain pumping new life into old-school companies like IBM

IBM was one of the first big companies to see blockchain’s promise, contributing code to an open-source effort and encouraging startups to try the technology on its cloud for free.

IBM experiments with quantum computing; signs Samsung, JPMorgan in tie-ups

In a race to commercialise quantum computing, IBM has recently signed partnership deals, in order to expand the applications of the technology.

Microsoft, Oracle, IBM look to lure cloud services customers with new pay structure

Microsoft Corp, Oracle Corp and IBM — looking to stoke demand for cloud computing services — are said to be shifting incentives for their sales representatives, pushing them to ensure their customer base.

Tech companies will lobby for US stay of immigrant 'Dreamers'

Nearly two dozen major companies in technology and other industries are planning to launch a coalition to demand legislation that would allow young, illegal immigrants a path to permanent residency.

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