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  • gm.automotiveIT

    Trump advisory panel includes GM's Barra, IBM's Rometty


    GM's Barra will join a business panel that will advise Donald Trump once he takes office (Photo: GM) US President-elect Donald Trump has put together a business advisory council that includes General Motors CEO Mary Barra, IBM CEO Ginny Rometty and a host of other US business leaders. Trump ...


    Schaeffler signs IoT agreement with IBM


    Connected components and systems can provide insights into a car's performance (Photo: Schaeffler) Schaeffler has signed an agreement with IBM to create a digital platform that will be the foundation of the German automotive supplier's digitization strategy. Schaeffler said the platform will let it process large amounts of data ...

  • toyota.automotiveIT

    Toyota is highest ranked automaker on top brands list


    Toyota placed higher than Mercedes and BMW on the Top 100 (Photo: Toyota) Toyota is the highest ranking automaker on Interbrand's annual list of the Top 100 global brands, besting Mercedes-Benz and BMW, which came second and third, respectively. The brand consultancy named Apple, Google and Coca-Cola the three ...

  • apple.automotiveIT

    With SAP deal, Apple makes another move into business


    Apple's Tim Cook (l) and SAP's Bill McDermott see mutual benefits of their tie-up (Photo: Apple) Apple announced a partnership with SAP aimed at giving the California-based technology group a stronger position in the business market. Apple and SAP, the world’s biggest business software maker, announced this week that ...

  • gm.automotiveIT

    Opinion: How to attract female engineers


    GM's Mary Barra is the only female CEO of a major carmaker (Photo: GM) One of the bigger challenges IT and other technology-driven industries have faced for decades is how to attract more female engineers. Efforts to boost the relatively low number of women in engineering companies remain largely ...

  • CES.automotiveIT

    CES Asia - Shanghai


    Audi CEO Rupert Stadler will hold a keynote address at CES Asia (Photo: CES) The international CES is staging an Asian version of its flagship Las Vegas consumer electronics trade show in Asia this year. CES Asia will take place in Shanghai May 25 through 27. One of the ...

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    IBM adds data centers to offer companies more local storage


    IBM, which wants to solidify its position as a leading provider of cloud-based services, has expanded its global data center network through the addition of 12 new locations. Nine of them are operated by partner Equinix, while the US-based software group is opening new data centers of its own in ...

  • ibm.automotiveIT

    IBM, SAP to cooperate on cloud-based business services


    SAP will use IBM data centers to offer business services to its customers  (Photo: IBM) IBM will start offering SAP infrastructure services to companies as part of a new strategic partnership between the US IT group and the German business software company. Under the pact, IBM will become ...

  • continental.automotiveIT

    IAA: Continental, IBM cooperate on connected vehicle technology


    Continental expect partially automated driving to start in 2016 (Photo: Continental) FRANKFURT ”“ Continental and IBM will jointly develop connected-vehicle technologies for the auto industry. The two companies announced their joint plans at a press conference at the Frankfurt auto show (IAA) Tuesday. "Step-by-step development of future mobility is ...

  • ibm cloud.automotiveIT

    In new cloud move, IBM to acquire SoftLayer


    IBM and SoftLayer will target new customers (Photo: IBM) IBM has signed a definitive agreement to buy SoftLayer technologies in a bid to strengthen its cloud-based services offering. The US-based IT group said the acquisition will help speed business adoption of public and private cloud solutions. "With SoftLayer, IBM ...

  • ibm big data.automotiveIT

    At IBM, a new focus on big-data security


    Cyber threats pose an inherent threat as big data usage increases (Photo: IBM) IBM has developed a new method to deal with security threats embedded in big data. As companies' use of big data increases, they are increasingly at risk from security threats hidden in the vast amount of ...

  • JUQUEEN.automotiveIT

    Germany is site of Europe's fastest supercomputer


    The Juqueen supercomputer has as much power as 100,000 PCs (Photo: Juelich Research Center) Researchers at the Juelich Research Center near Aachen in western Germany started work with a new high-performance computer that is the fastest supercomputer in Europe and the fifth-fastest worldwide. The computer, which is an IBM ...

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    CIO change at Johnson Controls Automotive


    Sanjay Rishi has returned to IBM (Photo: Larry Peplin) Sanjay Rishi, who ran the IT operations of Johnson Controls' automotive division for the past two years, has returned to IBM as vice president and managing partner for global application innovation services. He will  be succeeded by Pete Panagis ...

  • ibm africa.automotiveIT

    IBM opens research lab in Nairobi


    IBM’s Nairobi research lab will look at ways to improve transportation infrastructure (Photo: IBM) IBM is opening its first African research lab in Nairobi, where it will focus specifically on the problems and issues facing the continent. The US-based IT services group said the facility in the Kenyan capital will ...

  • microsoft.booz.automotiveIT

    Booz study: IT services, system integration losing in importance


    Microsoft is the highest ranked company in a Booz analysis of the best-performing global IT providers (Photo: Microsoft) Software providers and internet companies are the best performers in the global information and communication technology sector, according to a new study. An analysis of the world's 50 biggest ICT companies by ...

  • ibm varicent.automotiveIT

    IBM boosts analytics capacity with Varicent acquisition


    IBM has finalized the acquisition of Varicent Software in a move by the US IT services and software group to further grow its business analytics offering. Varicent, a privately held Canadian company, makes analytics software for compensation and sales performance management. The company's products will become part of IBM's Smarter ...

  • plm.automotiveIT

    PLM suppliers in Germany see strong growth continuing


    The PLM industry is benefiting from strong demand through the IT sector (Photo: wikipedia) PLM software suppliers in Germany see strong growth continuing despite expectations of an economic slowdown this year. At a meeting in February of the sendler\circle, an association of PLM service providers in Germany, company representatives said ...

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    Bosch opts for IBM Connections software


    IBM will help Robert Bosch provide its employees with social-media tools Robert Bosch has decided to use IBM Connections software to deepen the integration of social media in its office procedures. The German automotive supplier decided on IBM because the US based IT services and computer company offered a highly ...

  • cebit conference center.automotiveIT

    CeBIT Global Conferences - Hanover


    The conference center at the Hannover Messe will be the venue for the CeBIT Global Conferences program (Photo: CeBIT) Senior IT managers from Amazon, eBay, IBM, Microsoft and Siemens will be among the speakers at a series of events hosted at the CeBIT high-tech fair in Hanover next month. CeBIT ...

  • ibm-demandtec.automotiveIT

    IBM to buy DemandTec to expand Cloud-based analytics


    IBM said it is buying DemandTec, a Cloud-based analytics software company, as it works to expand its offering of Cloud-based services and products. The news comes in the same week that business software maker SAP announced it was buying Cloud-based HR services specialist SuccessFactors. Both acquisitions underscore the growth potential ...