AI gets credit it deserves

(FRANCE) Crédit Mutuel is working with IBM to use artificial intelligence (AI) to benefit the bank's 12 million customers. The pair announced at Viva Tech in Paris that the bank will harness IBM Watson ca...

Business plan needed for cyber threats

A global survey sponsored by IBM indicates business is underprepared in its planning for potential cyber threats. Over two-thirds of respondents in the Ponemon Institute poll, answered by 2800 ...

IBM crosses ‘100,000-patent milestone’

(USA) IBM has received the most patents in America year-on-year for the past quarter of a century. That was confirmed with the 9,403 patents its international team of scientists, engineers and designers w...

Quantum technology network launched

A new network established by IBM is working to advance quantum computing technology. The IBM Q Network brings together Fortune 500 companies, research labs and academic institutions. They will collaborate on...

Cloud tech used to prevent pandemics

A Canadian biotechnology company is harnessing IBM Cloud technology to stop pandemics from striking. Fusion Genomics pioneers DNA tech that is designed to detect impending threats, like swine flu and SARS. T...

Free service staves off web threats

A new free service to improve internet security for consumers and businesses has been launched this week. The Quad9 Domain Name System (DNS) service has been created through a collaboration between the Globa...

AI support for an ageing population

One of the world's leading research universities is partnering with IBM to advance artificial intelligence tech that can improve the lives of senior citizens. The University of California San Diego (UC San D...

$240M AI deal agreed

(USA) IBM and MIT are to work together over the next decade to spearhead advances in artificial intelligence (AI). The pair will collaborate at a new $240 million MIT–IBM Watson AI Lab to unlock its poten...

Help build a supercomputer

People can donate their spare computing power to help scientists better understand the link between bacteria and autoimmune diseases. The Microbiome Immunity Project is part of IBM's ‘philanthropic initiativ...

Blockchain boosts food safety

Major names in the global food industry are collaborating with IBM to harness blockchain technologies in a bid to boost product safety. Walmart, Nestlé and Unilever are three of the household names involved ...