Ghana’s corporate female icon Angela Kyerematen-Jimoh of IBM takes a bow

IBM’s first female Country Director in Africa, Angela Kyeremanten-Jimoh has taken a leave of her position as country director of IBM Ghana to take on a new role at IBM’s corporate headquarters located in New York, United States of America. In a letter sent to clients and stakeholders of IBM Ghana, IBM stated that Angela… Read More Ghana’s corporate female icon Angela Kyerematen-Jimoh of IBM takes a bow

IBM acquires software company Red Hat in $34billion deal

International Business Machines Corp said on Tuesday it has closed its $34 billion acquisition of software company Red Hat Inc as it looks to ramp up its cloud computing business. Underscoring the drive into high-margin businesses, IBM in October agreed to buy Red Hat, the company’s biggest acquisition in its more than 100-year history. Ginni… Read More IBM acquires software company Red Hat in $34billion deal

IBM develops new technology to curtail power outages

IBM Corp. has developed technology to predict and monitor when and where trees and vegetation threaten power lines which could help improve power supply operations and reduce outages, it said on Wednesday. Vegetation can cause disruption for energy companies, often growing over or obstructing power transmission lines. Energy suppliers usually deal with this by conducting… Read More IBM develops new technology to curtail power outages

IBM set to acquire software company Red Hat for $34billion

​IBM Corp said on Sunday it had agreed to acquire U.S. software company Red Hat Inc for $34 billion, including debt, as it seeks to diversify its technology hardware and consulting business into higher-margin products and services. The transaction is by far IBM’s biggest acquisition. It underscores IBM Chief Executive Ginni Rometty’s efforts to expand… Read More IBM set to acquire software company Red Hat for $34billion

IBM wins $83million in patent infringement case against e-commerce company Groupon

​A U.S. jury on Friday awarded International Business Machines Corp$83 million in a patent dispute with e-commerce company Groupon Inc. A jury in Delaware said Groupon used IBM’s patented e-commerce technology without authorization following a two-week trial. “IBM invests nearly $6 billion annually in research and development, producing innovations for society,” IBM spokesman Douglas Shelton… Read More IBM wins $83million in patent infringement case against e-commerce company Groupon

IBM files lawsuit against former executive hired by Microsoft

International Business Machines Corp sued its former executive Lindsay-Rae McIntyre, who was named Microsoft Corp’s new chief diversity officer over the weekend, alleging violation of a one-year non-competitive agreement. McIntyre, who abruptly resigned to compete against IBM, was in possession of highly confidential and sensitive information about IBM’s diversity strategies, hiring targets, technologies and innovations,… Read More IBM files lawsuit against former executive hired by Microsoft