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abof relies on Watson’s natural language processing power to address shoppers’ queries

NEW DELHI, INDIA: Online fashion retailer, Aditya Birla Online Fashion (Abof) by Aditya Birla Group has added a new personalized and convenient shopping experience powered by IBM Cloud and Watson. With this new feature, shoppers can now interact and ask natural language

IBM brings its Mesh Network alert tech to India for sending disaster alerts without Internet

IBM has launched its Mesh Network Alerts technology in India – a mobile alerting platform which will deliver weather alerts without the Internet. Mesh network can enable people in low internet connectivity area to exchange messages. The technology uses peer-to-peer connections on a

IBM and Salesforce announce strategic partnership on AI

USA: IBM and Salesforce announced a global strategic partnership to deliver solutions leveraging artificial intelligence(AI) to enable companies to make smarter decisions, faster than ever before. With the partnership, IBM AI platform, Watson, and Salesforce AI engine, Einstein will seamlessly

IBM gears up Watson to power its cognitive SOC platform

BANGALORE, INDIA: IBM Security today announced the availability of Watson for Cyber Security, the augmented intelligence technology designed to power cognitive security operations centers (SOCs). According to IBM research, security teams sift through more than 200,000 security events per day

Cisco, Bosch, and others to develop blockchain protocol to secure IoT applications

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Though the Internet of Things (IoT) is dramatically transforming everything from homes to factories, by making them smart and more efficient, it also poses several challenges including identifying, connecting, securing, and managing the devices. Hence, Cisco, Bosch, and several other

IBM acquires cyber security startup Agile 3 Solutions

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In a bid to further strengthen its security system, IBM Security Solutions has acquired cyber-security startup Agile 3 Solutions, for an undisclosed price. The acquisition is scheduled to be closed within next few weeks. Agile 3 Solutions, a San Francisco-based

Godrej Interio turns to IBM to deliver seamless omni-channel brand experience

NEW DELHI, INDIA: Godrej Interio, furniture brand of of Godrej & Boyce Mfg. Co. Ltd. has selected IBM Commerce and IBM Design Thinking-led engagement to further augment customer engagement and experience across all of its 3 brands (Godrej Interio, U&Us

Karan Bajwa succeeds Vanitha Narayanan as new IBM India MD

BANGALORE, INDIA: IBM today announced the appointment of Karan Bajwa as Managing Director of IBM India, succeeding Vanitha Narayanan who has moved to the Chairman’s role of IBM India now. Karan will be responsible for all strategic and operational matters

After Microsoft and Google, Pulkit Trivedi to build Facebook’s relationships with clients in India

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Google India’s former Head of Industry (e-commerce), Pulkit Trivedi has been appointed by Facebook as Director for e-commerce, retail, travel and financial services verticals. In his new role, he will lead building and maintaining of strategic relationships with clients in

Fujitsu in merger talks to sell off its PC business to Lenovo

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Japanese firm Fujitsu is reportedly in talks to merge its struggling PC business with Chinese computer giant Lenovo. With the coming of smartphone technology and tablets, this Tokyo based company which was once a major player in the Personal Computing

IBM acquiring Sanovi to enhance DR services for Hybrid Cloud

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IBM has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Bangalore-based Sanovi Technologies, a privately held company that provides hybrid cloud recovery, cloud migration and business continuity software for enterprise data centers and cloud infrastructure. The acquisition will help IBM to bolster

IBM posts better than expected Q3 revenue

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IBM posted an above expectation third-quarter revenue, aided by company’s growing cloud and analytics business. The software company reported third-quarter earnings of $2.9 billion, or $2.98 a share, on revenue of $19.2 billion, flat with a year ago. Non-GAAP earnings

Tech leaders form OpenCAPI Consortium promising 10x boost to server performance

USA: AMD, Dell EMC, Google, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, IBM, Mellanox Technologies, Micron, NVIDIA and Xilinx have come together to announce a new, open specification that can increase datacenter server performance by up to 10x, enabling corporate and cloud data centers

HCL and IBM enter into strategic partnership for 15 years

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HCL and IBM have announced a long-term strategic partnership of 15 years to build industry-leading automation and DevOps solutions. The companies said in a blog post, “This partnership will enable us to focus our technical teams on native cloud and

Google, Facebook, Amazon, IBM and Microsoft team up for a new Partnership on AI

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Tech titans holding the keys to some of the largest databases on our planet are coming together for a new Partnership on AI. In a first of its kind initiative, stalwarts like Facebook, Google, Microsoft, Amazon and IBM are teaming

IBM and MIT partner to build AI that sees and hears like humans

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IBM and MIT have partnered to improve AI’s ability to interpret sight and sound like humans do. The new IBM-MIT Laboratory for Brain-inspired Multimedia Machine Comprehension is a ‘multi-year’ collaboration between the two organizations that will be looking specifically at

IBM & Venturesity launches ‘Career Challenge’ for engineering students

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Many engineering graduates are considered unemployable in their domain due to the lack of market-relevant skillsets. Hence, to bridge the skills gap in emerging technology areas, IBM in association with Venturesity, is conducting a one-of-its-kind “Career Challenge” for students. Online

IBM to develop MobileFirst for iOS apps in Bangalore now

BANGALORE, INDIA: To help clients with mobile-led, digital transformations on the iOS platform, IBM today unveiled a new IBM MobileFirst for iOS Garage in Bangalore. It will serve as a global development hub for iOS apps and work with existing

‘Booster Kit’ for startups from Karnataka government

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Karnataka government’s Startup Cell on Monday announced a ‘Start-up Karnataka Booster Kit’ for startups registered with it. The kit contains a gamut of software tools such as cloud credits, access to mentors, legal and accounting consultants, access the Government of

IBM’s quarterly revenue beats expectations

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IBM’s quarterly revenue beat analysts’ expectations on the back of revenues earned from high-growth areas such as cloud-based services. The company also maintained its full-year forecast for adjusted earnings of at least $13.50 per share, dispelling any concerns about the