Tag: IBM

Op-ed: Why China’s video surveillance should be viewed as a cautionary tale for democracies around the world

Thanks to a burgeoning electronic surveillance industry, a grim high-tech future is slowly unfolding that could’ve been written by George Orwell himself

IBM research unveil platform to improve access to safe water in Kenya

With arid and Semi-Arid lands covering 84 per cent of Kenya’s land area, over 40 per cent of the country’s population rely on unimproved water sources resulting into chronic food insecurity and high malnutrition rates. IBM research unveiled a water management service platform to improve access to safe water in the remote northern regions of the country and promote resilient livelihoods. Dr. Solomon Assefa, Vice President, IBM Research joins CNBC Africa for more.

Tech start-up, IBM partner to turn carbon credits into Blockchain-based tokens

Carbon credits are mostly traded through bilateral agreements resulting into conflicts between involved parties. Veridium, a tech start-up has partnered with IBM to turn carbon credits tradable instruments into digital tokens. Jim Procanik, Executive Director of Veridium Foundation joins CNBC Africa for more on this.

IBM, MTN help protect endangered African rhinos with internet of things technology

IBM, MTN help protect endangered African rhinos with internet of things technology

Facebook is planning to move WhatsApp off IBM’s public cloud, source says

Facebook is planning to move off of IBM's cloud and into Facebook's own data centers.
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