Monday, 16 May, 2022

Topic: IBM

Unknown nation-state hackers targeting vaccine cold chain in phishing scam, IBM finds

Covid phishing emails are one of the most prolific scams in recent memory. Since late-Jan, attackers have duped recipients into opening emails with subject lines related to the virus.

Through Covid, tech giants Google, Facebook, IBM now want to win back public trust

India’s use of Aarogya Setu app or of drones to monitor population movement pose threats to privacy, and mission creep may easily lead to unwarranted snooping.

How Arvind Krishna changed the course of IBM

Soft-spoken, relaxed and accessible, the new CEO represents a new leadership style for IBM, which has an entrenched culture of bureaucracy and formalities.

Why IBM named Indian-origin Arvind Krishna as its new CEO

Arvind Krishna spearheaded IBM’s shift toward hybrid multi-cloud strategy, prompting it to work with rivals rather than compete against them.

IBM made IIT Kanpur what it is. It just returned the favour with CEO Arvind Krishna

IBM machines at IIT Kanpur gave rise to computer programming in India. Arvind Krishna's appointment is a reminder of how the IIT Kanpur and IBM are joined at the hip.

HCL tumbles most since May on $1.8 billion IBM-asset acquisition

The shares tumbled as much as 7.7 per cent in Mumbai, ranking them among the biggest decliners on the MSCI Asia Pacific Index.

India wants to build a computer 10,000x faster than today’s best, and beat China to it

Quantum technology is likely to make semiconductors obsolete, and India wants to win the race for its IT and security needs, as well as export revenues.

Maldives opposition wins tense poll, and Yemen may run out of food in three months

French President Emmanuel Macron's popularity falls further, and Nepal set to achieve major tiger conservation goal. Opposition claims victory in Maldives presidential elections Maldives opposition leader...

For your pay hike this year, do well next year

Artificial intelligence is helping employers judge the potential skills and qualities each person might have in the future.

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Bad timing could hamper LIC IPO

Most early public enterprise IPOs have been trading 75% below their original price, small investors concerned.


Representational image of army personnel in Ladakh | ANI

India ‘doesn’t foresee’ border fighting with China, but ‘won’t back down’ if tensions reignite

Aim is to ensure not just disengagement of troops, but overall de-escalation. Govt in favour of solving tensions through talks as it wants peace with all neighbours including China.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.