IBM’s Watson, for a billion: 'How am I about to start making tons of dough?'

Jan 9, 2014
The program hasn’t made much since winning Jeopardy, but the company says that’s about to change.
Posted In: IBM, Watson, artificial intelligence

IBM was the only Dow company to fall in 2013, and yet ...

Jan 2, 2014
The Dow’s 2013 record would have been even higher but for IBM’s showing. What about Big Blue made it miss the market's rally?
Posted In: IBM, cloud computing

Watson is coming to a mobile app near you

Nov 15, 2013
IBM is putting the supercomputer into the cloud.
Posted In: IBM, Watson, cloud computing

Big data, big quality of life improvements

Oct 9, 2013
Cities can make big data more accessible to improve quality of life and make services more efficient,
Posted In: IBM, big data

Companies moving retirees off health plans

Sep 9, 2013
Retirees from IBM and Time Warner will have to go shopping for health coverage.
Posted In: health insurance, Affordable Care Act, IBM, Time Warner

IBM uses big data to get smarter on energy

Aug 15, 2013
How the company translates tidal waves of real time data to make renewable energy plants more efficient by predicting the weather.
Posted In: IBM, renewable energy, big data, weather

IBM and Google earnings: An old bellwether and a new one

Jul 16, 2013
The earnings reports will certainly express some things about the state of the tech world, but also perhaps, the condition of the larger economy.
Posted In: Google, IBM, Yahoo, Earnings

IBM remakes its match

Dec 7, 2012
The tech giant is shifting its 401(k) plan to once-a-year matches instead of monthly payments.
Posted In: IBM, 401(k)

Golf's 'grass ceiling' on women

Mar 30, 2012
The Master's tournament tees off next week at the exclusive Augusta National Golf Club in Georgia. It's tradition that CEOs of major tournaments sponsors are invited to join the all-male club. Thing is, the CEO of a major sponsor IBM is a woman.
Posted In: Golf, IBM

IBM shows off new storage techniques

Jan 13, 2012
Zeros and ones packed into a handful of atoms.
Posted In: atoms, IBM, computers, inventions