Hackers are trying to disrupt the COVID-19 vaccine supply chain

  • December 3, 2020
Since the start of the coronavirus pandemic, we’ve seen hackers target efforts to develop a COVID-19 vaccine, but it now seems they’re shifting their attention to the supply chain that will distribute those vaccines to people across the world.  IBM s…

Code compiler pioneer Frances Allen dies at 88

  • August 9, 2020
It’s a sad week for the computing industry. IBM reports (via the New York Times) that computing pioneer and company fellow Frances Allen died of Alzheimer’s on her birthday, August 4th, at the age of 88. She’s best known for making vital contribution…

IBM stops work on facial recognition over human rights concerns

  • June 9, 2020
The backlash to facial recognition among governments is extending to corporate heavyweights. IBM chief Arvind Krishna has sent a letter (via Axios and CNBC) to Congress revealing that the company has exited its “general purpose” facial recognition bu…