It Had Tested Facial Recognition Software With Police, Now IBM Says It's Getting Out Of The BusinessIBM says it is getting out of the facial recognition business over concern about how it can be used for mass surveillance and racial profiling.
Ross Perot, Texas Billionaire And Philanthropist Who Ran For President Twice, Dies At 89H. Ross Perot, the billionaire and philanthropist from Texas who ran for president as a third-party candidate in two races in the 90s, has died at the age of 89.
Top Companies Urge Texas Lawmakers To Reconsider Religious Exemption BillsCorporate giants including Google, Amazon and IBM joined Texas businesses and more than a dozen local chambers of commerce in a letter to lawmakers Wednesday.
IBM Sued For Age Discrimination After Thousands FiredMonths after a report said IBM had dismissed more than 20,000 workers older than 40 in the last five years, the is facing fresh claims of discriminating against employees based on their age.
IBM Wants To Make Coffee-Delivering Drones That Monitor You At WorkIBM has filed an application with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office for their idea of a camera-equipped drone that hovers over you, watching your pupil dilation and facial expressions to judge if you need more coffee.
Robot With Artificial Intelligence About To Invade SpaceA German robot named "Cimon" has an IA brain courtesy of IBM.
H&R Block Adds IBM's Watson To Tax TeamH&R Block is working with IBM's Watson supercomputer this tax season. The company said Wednesday that its employees will work with Watson to identify credits and deductions and find other solutions for customers.
Tech Leaders To Make Peace Or Press Case With TrumpSilicon Valley leaders were among Donald Trump's most outspoken opponents during the presidential campaign. But on Wednesday, they will come face-to-face with the President-Elect.
Gov't Report: Feds Spend Billions To Run Old TechnologyThe nonpartisan Government Accountability Office says the increasing cost of maintaining museum-ready equipment drains money that could go for modernization.
Facebook Wants To Tap Robot Brains To Do Your BiddingFacebook is studying the ancient Chinese game of Go for insights as it works on building an artificial brain.
IBM Invests $3 Billion In 'Internet Of Things'IBM is investing $3 billion to build an "Internet of Things" division aimed at harnessing the massive trove of data collected by smartphones, tablets, connected vehicles and appliances and using it to help companies better manage their businesses.
DFW IT Professional Gives Tips On How To Stay Current In Your FieldIn the technology-driven world of today, staying on top of trends will substantially advance your career.
PC Outlook Darkens As Sales Slump DeepensThe ailing personal computer market is getting weaker, and it's starting to look as if it will never fully recover as a new generation of mobile devices reshapes the way people use technology.
Jeff Ray: New iPad Illustrates Shift In Middle Class JobsBecause of the iPad, a real estate agent can use the tablet to close contracts. A medical sales rep can stop carrying around catalogs of products. An architect has stopped using blueprints. This is what businessmen and women in the middle class can now do because of the iPad.
Fort Worth Museum Hosts "Engineering Week"In today’s high-tech world, there’s no shortage of amazing gadgets out there, but there is a shortage of engineers in this country to make them possible. That’s one of the reasons the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History is hosting Engineering Week this week, in hopes of attracting the next generation of engineers.