Tech companies reconsider facial recognition software

IBM says it will no longer sell or research facial recognition software, and Amazon announced a moratorium on police use of its software.
With IBM getting out of facial recognition technology altogether and Amazon pausing the use of its software by police departments, how will Microsoft act?
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IBM's $34B plan to build a "hybrid cloud"

Jul 9, 2019
IBM has worn many different hats since its foundation. Now it's acquired one more: Red Hat.
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Tech highlights its helpful side at "CES on the Hill"

May 3, 2019
Companies showed Congress their gadgets, steering the conversation away from privacy concerns and regulations.
Oculus on display at CES on the Hill.
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Is Watson enough to carry IBM?

Jul 19, 2018
We look at whether the company's focus on artificial intelligence is a good business bet.
A hostess talks to a NAO Watson robot at the IBM stand at the 2016 CeBIT digital technology trade fair in Hanover, Germany.
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The White House hosts an artificial intelligence summit

May 9, 2018
An “Artificial Intelligence for American Industry” summit is being hosted at the White House today. Executives from Amazon, Facebook, Ford and IBM will be there. One big topic on the agenda? Government regulation. Turns out the federal government hasn’t written any regulations…

After years of decline, IBM reports a revenue jump

Jan 19, 2018
A 4 percent revenue hike is not big news for many companies. But for century-plus firm IBM it’s the first in half a decade, and could signal that its focus on cloud computing is paying off. Click the audio player…

You don't need to be a college grad to work in tech

IBM has a special program to hire people without four-year degrees.
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Why companies differ over 'proxy access'

Apr 18, 2017
Investors in IBM will vote next week on whether to give themselves more rights to influence company decisions. Many companies have already embraced a kind of governance called “proxy access,” where shareholders can nominate company officials. But other corporations, including…

IBM’s marketing chief wants work done on site, not from home

Mar 22, 2017
The company that led the way in telecommuting is reining in its employees, back to the office.
IBM CEO Ginni Rometty delivers a keynote address at CES 2016 earlier this year.
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