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IBM sends Blockchain World Wire for global payments into limited production

12 hours ago   |   ZDnet   |   3 articles

Big Blue's latest blockchain play sees cross-border payments being sent via digital tokens in near real-time.
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IBM's photo-scraping scandal shows what a weird bubble AI researchers live in

3 days ago   |   Technology Review


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Creative Commons says it can't protect your photos from ending up in a facial recognition database

Creative Commons says it can't protect your photos from ending up in a facial recognition database

4 days ago   |   The Verge   |   2 articles

This week, NBC reported that facial recognition researchers at companies like IBM often feed algorithms photos from publicly available collections, often on Flickr, without...
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No, IBM didn't just “reverse time” with a quantum computer

4 days ago   |   Technology Review

Amazing headlines about time machines are a long way off the mark, sadly.
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IBM Develops Machine Learning Algorithm Fit for Quantum Computers

5 days ago   |   Tom's Hardware   |   2 articles

IBM has developed a quantum computing-optimized algorithm that should allow for more advanced AI in the future.
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IBM used Flickr photos for facial-recognition project

5 days ago   |   BBC   |   2 articles

Some people are said to be unaware that their data had been used for a facial-recognition project.
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Competition policy must change to help startups fight ‘winner takes all' platforms, says UK report

5 days ago   |   TechCrunch   |   6 articles

A independent report commissioned by the UK government to examine how competition policy needs to adapt itself for the digital age has concluded that tech giants don't face...
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Tetrate nets $12.1 million to bring microservices to the corporate masses

5 days ago   |   TechCrunch

Tetrate , a company bringing commercial services and support to the open source projects -Istio and Envoy - providing network management functions for the microservices that...
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IBM sucks up Flickr photos without consent to train facial recognition tech

IBM sucks up Flickr photos without consent to train facial recognition tech

5 days ago   |   The Inquirer   |   2 articles

It's legit thanks to Creative Commons, but user consent wasn't requested
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IBM stirs controversy by sharing photos for AI facial recognition - CNET

6 days ago   |   CNET

But the the million photos were shared under liberal licenses that Flickr photographers choose.
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