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IBM reports mixed Q2 earnings as slump drags on despite cloud growth

Red Hat’s financials to be incorporated into updated cloud forecast in August IBM reported quarterly earnings this week showing strong cloud growth despite revenue slumping for the fourth quarter in a row, to $19.2 billion. The cloud and cognitive software division, buoyed by 5 percent growth to $5.6 billion in sales, represents Big Blue’s strategic… Read More


Nestlé launches another blockchain food tracker, despite ongoing IBM Food Trust participation

Nestlé wants to make its supply chain data accessible to everyone Food giant Nestlé has launched a blockchain platform that allows consumers to track the journeys made by food they purchase. The company, which is one of the world’s largest food companies by revenue, is working with OpenSC on the initiative. OpenSC was founded by WWF-Australia… Read More


Total now owns the world’s most powerful commercial supercomputer

IBM has dropped a HPC fossil fuel finder on the doorstep of one of the world’s largest oil and gas companies French oil and gas giant Total has bought the world’s most powerful commercial supercomputer from IBM. The Pangea III supercomputer runs off IBM’s Power9 processors and has a total computing power of 25 petaFLOPS,… Read More


German competition regulator extends investigation into IBM takeover of T-Systems

Big Blue’s takeover has been in the second stage of investigations since March IBM’s takeover of T-Systems, the mainframe services business owned by Deutsche Telekom, has been delayed. Germany’s national competition regulator, Bundeskartellamt, says it has not had enough time to investigate the deal and that it has agreed a two-week extension with both companies…. Read More


IBM’s Watson proves AI can understand the offside rule

Conversational AI powered by natural language processing is making sports analytics more accessible – at least to those who can afford it As glorious a venue as it is, Twickenham, the home of English rugby, seemed an odd place to showcase how artificial intelligence (AI) is disrupting football. Nevertheless, IBM invited analysts and reporters from the… Read More



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