Hashtag Trending – IBM doesn’t want to see GDPR in the U.S.; Facebook suspends 200 apps for ‘data misuse’; Trump tweets support for ZTE

One of America’s largest tech companies is telling U.S. lawmakers it doesn’t want to see the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation matched on U.S. shores. Facebook aims to prevent another Cambridge Analytica

Published on: May 15th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

App users value security over convenience – and biometrics over passwords, IBM finds

A recent IBM survey indicates that when logging into mobile apps, the majority of users prefer security over convenience, though millennials especially prefer the more convenient security of biometrics over passwords. According to

Published on: April 10th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

How to stay healthy like a pro athlete – Tech in Sports Ep. 38

The Tech in Sports crew explores all the latest tech news from the last week, including MyFitnessPal's data breach, MLB's first game exclusively on Facebook, AI at the 82nd Masters, and more! Plus,

Published on: April 9th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Canadian oil and gas companies team up with IBM to squeeze out inefficiencies

It takes the four members of the internal sales team for Minestar Group Corp. about six to nine months to build a bid package for an upcoming project. It took IBM’s Watson computing system

Published on: April 2nd, 2018 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending – IBM discusses Phoenix problems; Boeing hit by ransomware; Microsoft shakes things up

IBM Canada warned federal bureaucrats about the problems plaguing Phoenix in 2015, Boeing gets hit with a ransomware attack, and Microsoft is shaking things up. During a recent Senate testimony, IBM Canada executives

Published on: April 2nd, 2018 Alex Coop

IBM and Apple announce new partnership to create smarter mobile apps

LAS VEGAS - IBM and Apple’s relationship went to another level when they announced yesterday that they were going to make business apps running on Apple devices more intelligent by combining IBM Watson

Published on: March 26th, 2018 Alex Coop

IBM Think 2018 at a glance

Published on: March 23rd, 2018 Alex Coop

IBM launches Watson Data Kits to help travel and food service businesses harness big data

IBM Corp. wants to help businesses across the spectrum reap the benefits of digital transformation, and it's supporting the transportation and food service industries with its latest release. Announced Tuesday, Watson Data Kits

Published on: March 21st, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

Canada has strong showing during IBM Think 2018 keynotes

LAS VEGAS - Canadian companies were in the spotlight this week as IBM touted its various AI, cloud and blockchain platforms at Think 2018. The week-long event is combining IBM’s two separate business

Published on: March 21st, 2018 Alex Coop


Tech Talks with Karim Kanji: How IBM Watson is impacting influencer marketing

Adam Rivietz illustrates the evolution of influencer marketing firm, #paid. Today, #paid uses an algorithm using IBM Watson technology to match brands with 13,000 influencers across 105 countries.

Published on: February 20th, 2018 Karim Kanji

IBM and Maersk want to use blockchain to improve global trade

A pending joint venture between Maersk and IBM looks to improve cross-border supply chains across the world with the help of blockchain technology. The two companies announced Tuesday they are joining forces to

Published on: January 19th, 2018 Alex Coop

What is IBM’s quantum computer?

IBM has been in a race with its fellow tech giants to build a practical quantum computer, and its made a big leap forward with its 50 qubits quantum computer. This time on

Published on: January 16th, 2018 Brian Jackson

IBM marks more than 100,000 patents in 25 years with AI, cloud enhancements

The inventors who serve as the backbone of International Business Machines Corp. passed a significant milestone this year, and a diverse array of fields including artificial intelligence (AI), the cloud, and cyber security

Published on: January 9th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood