IBM

IBM

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.

Patents

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).

Timeline

December 23, 2020
IBM and Airbnb announce settlement in Patent Litigation.

December 16, 2020
IBM acquires Montreal-based fintech company Expertus Technologies for an undisclosed sum.

December 2020
IBM Security launched a service that allows companies to experiment with fully homomorphic encryption in December of 2020.
November 19, 2020
IBM announces new collar apprenticeship accelerator for IBM Z

November 17, 2020
IBM set to acquire SAP Consulting Partner TruQua.
November 5, 2020
IBM announces a new hybrid cloud offering for telecommunication companies that relies on its $34 billion acquisition of open source software giant Red Hat.

June 9, 2020
IBM CEO Arvind Krishna announces that the company would no longer sell facial recognition services, calling for a "national dialogue" on whether it should be used at all.
June 8, 2020
Wipro and IBM announce collaboration to develop hybrid cloud offering.

April 2020
IBM announces that it was a founding partner of the Open COVID Pledge, which grants free access to the patents and patent applications of its portfolio of more than 80,000 patents worldwide to those developing technologies to help diagnose, prevent, contain or treat coronaviruses.
March 20, 2020
IBM and Amazon announce programs to encourage developers find solutions to a variety of problems related to COVID - 19.
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Products

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Description
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IBM Cognos Business Intelligence

IBM Cognos Business Intelligence is a business intelligence company that provides a wide range of functionality to help companies understand their organization's data

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People

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Anwar Haneef

Employee

Ayan Bhattacharya

Employee

Bryan Cardillo

Employee

Debashis Chakraborty

Employee

James Arcieri

Employee

Jeff Dyck

Employee

Runbin Dong

Employee

Thomas J. Watson

Further reading

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Documentaries, videos and podcasts

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IBM tops U.S. patent list -- again

January 8, 2019

Companies

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References

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