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IBM is an American multinational technology and consulting corporation.

IBM is a multinational technology and consulting company that is headquartered in Armonk, New York and was founded in 1911 by Thomas J. Watson. IBM is the largest technology and consulting company in the world with over 380,000 employees in over 170 countries.


In 2018, IMB was granted the most patents in a given year to an American company with 9,100 patents, including 3,000+ patents in the fields of quantum computing, cloud computing, and artificial intelligence (1,600 patents). IFI CLAIMS Patent Services announced as of January 2019 IBM has received the most U.S. patents every year compared to every other American companies for 26 consecutive years (from 1992 to 2018).


July 26, 2021
IBM raises a $7,500,000 seed round from Our Innovation Fund, Significant Capital Ventures and Thorney Investment.
July 2, 2021
Jim Whitehurst steps down as president at IBM.
June 23, 2021
IBM and Indian Institute of Science (IISc) announces the launch of the IBM-IISc Hybrid Cloud lab.
May 6, 2021
IBM announces first 2nm chip, offers performance boost

IBM launched the world's first 2 nanometers (2nm) semiconductor today.

April 29, 2021
IBM acquires software provider Turbonomic for over $1.5 billion.
April 27, 2021
IBM Security announces collaboration with HCL Technologies (HCL) to help unify and streamline threat management for clients via a modernized security operation center (SOC) platform.
April 15, 2021
IBM acquires myInvenio, an Italian startup that builds and operates process mining software to integrate process mining directly into its suite of automation tools.
March 30, 2021
IBM and Cleveland Clinic announces the launch of yet another collaboration , this one a 10-year team-up bringing IBM's quantum computing systems to the hospital's newest healthcare research center.
March 29, 2021
IBM launches its first quantum developer certification
March 26, 2021
IBM launches Excelsior Pass, digital COVID-19 vaccine passport in New York.
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Further reading


Documentaries, videos and podcasts


IBM tops U.S. patent list -- again

January 8, 2019




Stephen Pritchard
October 13, 2021
We look at key need-to-knows about hybrid cloud in 2021, including how it is defined, key use cases, the main pitfalls and where it's heading
Andrea Yu
October 5, 2021
Canadian Business - How to Do Business Better
To train its future work force, IBM Canada is creating high school and college courses in AI and quantum computing
Agam Shah
October 5, 2021
And if it works, it's going into the cloud
Thomas Claburn
September 30, 2021
Public health experts wonder what took so long
Lindsay Clark
September 29, 2021
Thanks, science
Thor Olavsrud
September 27, 2021
Data mining, sometimes called knowledge discovery, is the process of sifting large volumes of data for correlations, patterns, and trends.
Cliff Saran
September 24, 2021
IBM is trying hard to break quantum computing away from the boffins to find real-world application areas
Karl Flinders
September 21, 2021
The completion of complex open banking initiatives could still be over a decade away for many companies in the finance sector
Caroline Donnelly
September 21, 2021
Latest quarterly datacentre market tracker data from DC Byte and Knight Frank suggests a shift in investment priorities for the hyperscale cloud giants could be on the cards
Alex Scroxton
September 21, 2021
A joint operation between European authorities has dismantled a cyber criminal gang with links to the Italian Mafia
Alex Scroxton
September 21, 2021
A wave of new BlackMatter ransomware attacks is hitting organisations around the world, even as the US authorities mull new sanctions on ransom payment infrastructure
Andrew Roughan
September 20, 2021
Chancellor Rishi Sunak asked the tech sector for ideas to promote growth - startup hub Plexal makes its case in response
Brian McKenna
September 20, 2021
Concerns about trust and regulatory compliance are impeding the adoption of predictive analytics in financial services, according to data analytics firm Qlik
Sebastian Klovig Skelton
September 20, 2021
The use of artificial intelligence to predict criminal behaviour should be banned because of its discriminatory outcomes and high risk of further entrenching existing inequalities, claims Fair Trials
Mel Hobson
September 20, 2021
A new initiative to encourage better data sharing between London's private and public sectors can play an important role in recovering from the pandemic
Sebastian Klovig Skelton
September 19, 2021
The UK creates one unicorn tech business a week, as startup funding during the first half of 2021 rockets to £13.5bn
Cliff Saran
September 17, 2021
While the US started home computing in the 1970s, it was Sir Clive Sinclair's low-cost devices which brought computing to the UK public
Karl Flinders
September 17, 2021
JP Morgan will launch its UK digital retain bank next week, and continental Europe will be next if it's a success
September 16, 2021
In this video interview with Computer Weekly, Brendan Mills, CIO of nib, talks about the insurance company's digital transformation strategy
Sebastian Klovig Skelton
September 15, 2021
High commissioner's call for a moratorium on the use of AI systems that pose a serious risk to human rights is accompanied by a UN report on the negative human rights impacts associated with the technology


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