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Geo-specific weather data and artificial intelligence from IBM and The Weather Company are helping solar inverter manufacturer Selectronic efficiently store energy in solar batteries, increasing the value of the expensive renewable energy storage devices.  Since the early 80s, Selectronic has been designing and manufacturing solar inverters. In this case, the

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Virginia “Ginni” Rometty is stepping down from her role as CEO of IBM and will retire at the end of the year after nearly 40 years at the company. She will be replaced as CEO by current IBM SVP for cloud and cognitive software Arvind Krishna on April 6th, who

IBM inventors received a record 9,262 U.S. patents in 2019, a 2 per cent increase from 2018, making it the company to secure the most patents annually for the 27th consecutive year, according to the 2019 IFI Top 50. Australian IBM inventors received 167 patents and almost half of the

Farmer Connect and IBM have created a new app for consumers called “Thank My Farmer,” which gives coffee drinkers immediate access to information about the origin of their cup of coffee. The app also enables users to support farmers and sustainability projects in coffee communities. Unveiled this week at CES

Blockchain and IoT technology will enable $31 billion in food fraud savings globally by 2024 by immutably tracking food across the supply chain, according to research from Juniper, which identifies IBM, SAP and Oracle as leaders in the area. Substantial savings in food fraud will be realised from 2021 and

Westpac CEO Brian Hartzer says the bank needs to do a better job when it comes to getting its customers to use the digital innovations they have built.  Speaking yesterday during a panel at IBM’s Cloud Innovation Exchange in Sydney, Hartzer said the bank had introduced more than 100 new

Oil and gas giant Woodside Energy announced a new collaboration with IBM to continue to advance its AI efforts and explore use cases for quantum computing.  As part of the collaboration Woodside will become a member of the MIT-IBM Watson AI Lab, which is a collaborative industrial-academic laboratory focused on

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There’s a lot of heavy lifting still to be done for large enterprises undergoing a digital transformation projects. And businesses will need to think differently about the way they operate and who they hire to manage the impending challenges. That’s the assessment from IBM, which predicts 80 per cent of

Swinburne has partnered with IBM Research Australia to equip Master of Financial Technologies students with key artificial intelligence (AI) skills for working in the financial services industry. The new unit, ‘Artificial Intelligence and Insights’, will commence in semester two 2020 as part of the Master of FinTech – the first

Australian IBM cybersecurity engineers have developed an artificial intelligence (AI) system to analyse network connections and employee communications at an enterprise scale. The model detects changes in users’ behaviour and can automatically triggers investigations even if the changes occur across multiple platforms. The method addresses one of cybersecurity’s biggest challenges,