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IBM to Exit Facial Recognition Business Over Potential for Misuse

IBM is pulling out of the facial recognition market and is calling for "a national dialogue" on the technology's use in law enforcement. The company announced late Monday (via Axios) that it was no longer offering general purpose facial recognition or analysis software, in a letter to senators and members of Congress. The century-old technology firm...

Apple Partners with IBM on Watson Service Integration via Core ML Framework

On Monday, Apple and IBM announced an expansion of their existing partnership which will allow developers to roll out advanced machine learning capabilities in their apps. The project, called Watson Services for Core ML, lets employees analyze images, classify video contents, and train machine learning models using Watson Service backed by Apple's own machine learning...

IBM Announces Expansion of its MobileFirst for iOS Apps

Back in 2014, IBM announced its global partnership with Apple to deliver enterprise iOS apps, enabling organizations to accelerate digital reinvention and transform how businesses engage across industries. The partnership has achieved several billion dollars in signings with more than 3,800 client engagements supported by market-ready and custom iOS apps. Today, IBM is expanding its mobile portfolio for...

Apple, IBM, and United Airlines to Collaborate on iOS Apps

Apple, IBM, and United Airlines announced a partnership on Thursday to build out a suite of iOS apps to be used by the airline’s front-line employees, reads a new report from Business Insider. The apps will be a part of the IBM MobileFirst for iOS project, and will be used by more than 50,000 United […]

IBM Says Macs Are Much Cheaper Than PCs Over Time

According to IBM, Macs are far cheaper than PCs for businesses to use, as far as the total cost of ownership. A recent report from IBM says data has shown that it saves the company anywhere from $273 to $543 over a four-year period for every employee who opts for a Mac over a PC. “But […]

A Look Inside the Apple–IBM Partnership: Fast Company

More than two years ago, two tech giants, Apple and IBM, were announcing a partnership which, for many, came as a surprise. At the core of the partnership was business app creation, which began with a meeting in which the IBM team presented a mobile app – a fuel calculation app for airline pilots –...

Apple Watch Most Talked-About Gift This Holiday Season: IBM

It’s that time of the year when the majority of us are picking out presents for our loved ones. As there are some great bargains out there, Fortune’s Philip Elmer-DeWitt was wondering how the Apple Watch ranks in the most sought-after gifts this year. To find out he turned to both IBM and Google Trends....

IBM Announces New Cloud-Based Service to Integrate Macs into Enterprise

Responding to growing demand for Mac computers in the enterprise market, IBM today announced a new service specifically designed to easily, quickly, and securely incorporate Macs within an enterprise IT infrastructure. The new program uses cloud-based IT services that IBM have been using to deploy its own Mac hardware. Since Mac shipments have outpaced the...

Apple Selects Belly to Join Group of Recommended Apps for Businesses

The partnership between Apple and Belly — a customer loyalty program that launched in 2011 — has reached another phase: the startup will be part of Apple’s arsenal of recommended apps for businesses, Belly representatives said to the Chicago Tribune. Apple and Belly first partnered up for Apple Passbook — rebranded as Wallet since iOS...