Platform Industry: SAP software logo

How SAP uses ‘social sabbaticals’ to retain employees

The pandemic era upended the world in all sorts of ways, but one of the most fascinating is the so-called ‘Great Resignation.’ Employees are moving out of their previou...

Major tech companies struggle to plug holes in logging software

Some of the world’s largest technology companies are still struggling to make their products safe from a gaping vulnerability in common logging software a week after hackers began ...

Platform Industry: IBM office in Australia

IBM and Amazon partner to extend reach of data tools for oil companies

International Business Machines Corp and’s AWS have said they would work together to extend the reach of a set of tools that oil companies use to manage disparate ...

Joe Biden

US to work with Big Tech, finance sector on new cybersecurity guidelines

The US government said it would work with industry to hammer out new guidelines to improve the security of the technology supply chain, as President Biden appealed to private secto...

Platform News: Cloud Computing giant AWS Amazon

Israel signs cloud services deal with Amazon and Google

Israel’s government has said it had signed a deal with Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Google for a more than $1 billion project to provide cloud services for the country’...

Platform News: IBM

IBM to acquire software provider Turbonomic for over $1.5 billion

IBM has said it has agreed to acquire Turbonomic, a provider of software that helps companies monitor the performance of their business applications, the latest in a series of clou...

Platform News: International Business Machines, IBM

IBM returns to sales growth after a year of declines on cloud strength

IBM returned to sales growth in the first quarter after a year of declines and beat Wall Street targets on Monday, boosted by its bets in the high-margin cloud computing business.

Platform Economy: Palantir and Peter Thiel

Palantir signals slower annual revenue growth, shares drop

Peter Thiel-backed data analytics business Palantir Technologies has signalled revenue growth would slow this year, casting a shadow on its better-than-expected quarterly results, ...

Platform News: IBM logo

IBM revenue disappoints as software sales mark rare decline

IBM Corp missed Wall Street estimates for quarterly revenue, hurt by a infrequent earnings decline in its software unit as customers shied away from longer-term prices as a result ...

Platform News: IBM logo

IBM to break up 109-year old company to focus on cloud growth

IBM is splitting itself into two public companies, capping a years-long campaign by the world’s very first huge computing firm to diversify away from its heritage businesses ...

Platform Economy: Quantum Computing at the heart of innovation

US to spend $625 million in five quantum research hubs

The US Department of Energy has said that it will provide $625 million over the next five years for five recently formed quantum information research hubs as it tries to keep ahead...

Platform Industry: IBM office in Australia

IBM exits facial recognition business, calls for police reform

IBM disclosed Monday it will no longer offer facial recognition or analysis software in a letter to Congress calling for new efforts to pursue justice and racial equity, new CEO Ar...

Platform Industry: Snapchat and Facebook social networks

Snapchat and Facebook join chorus of companies condemning George Floyd death and racism

Facebook and Snap have become the latest US companies condemning racial inequality in the US as violent protests flared up across major cities over the death of George Floyd, an un...

Platform News: President Donald J Trump in talks with Apple CEO Tim Cook

White House panel: Build new tech infrastructure for future jobs

A White House advisory panel will call for the government and private industry to work together to build new technological infrastructure to support future jobs and provide the und...

Platform News: Wall Street in New York

Tech firms sweeten deals for US banks cutting costs in crisis

Top technology services businesses are offering payment deferrals, discounts of up to 20% and other sweeteners to some US banks to keep their business as COVID-19 forces Wall Stree...

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