Md. reaches $2.8M settlement with IBM over health exchange
International Business Machines Corp. will pay Maryland $2.8 million to settle claims against the technology company related to the failed rollout of the state’s health exchange in 2013, the state attorney general’s office stated Friday. IBM, following its purchase of Curam Software, was the subcontractor on Maryland’s first attempt at an online health insurance exchange, […]
IBM general counsel talks law, tech and policy at UMBC
Sharing information on the internet while making sure it doesn’t fall into the wrong hands will be a balancing act, said IBM General Counsel Michelle Browdy to an audience of students and faculty members at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County on Friday. Browdy was one of many speakers as part of an inaugural IBM-UMBC […]
UMBC and IBM pair up for day of talks and recruitment
The University of Maryland Baltimore County and IBM are teaming up Friday for IBM-UMBC Day, which promises academic discussions and recruitment possibilities for the school’s computing students. The first IBM-UMBC Day will feature discussions and talks by top IBM officials, including Michelle Browdy, the firm’s senior vice president of legal. Other talks will include UMBC […]
Laureate Education teams up with IBM for data science curriculum
Laureate Education Inc., a network of higher education institutions headquartered in Baltimore, is collaborating with Big Blue on a technology program.
AAMC to help IBM’s Watson develop health expertise
Anne Arundel Medical Center has signed up to help IBM’s supercomputer and game-show champ Watson sharpen its understanding of health data. The artificial intelligence, which so memorably trounced its human competitors on Jeopardy! in 2011 and recently rubbed proverbial elbows with Bob Dylan, can analyze huge amounts of data and respond to complex questions posed […]
UMBC to help IBM’s Watson fight cybercrime
The game is afoot! Researchers at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County are teaming up with IBM for a pair of cybersecurity research initiatives, including a project to train IBM’s Watson computer to detect cyber attacks. Watson, no doubt still riding high after crushing Jeopardy! champ Ken Jennings during a special appearance on that game […]
Under Armour fitness apps to use IBM Watson intelligence
The 160 million users of Under Armour’s fitness applications will soon get to use the power of artificial intelligence to know everything they ever wanted about their workout, after the Baltimore sportswear company announced a partnership with IBM this week at CES. Under Armour’s new UA Record app and IBM Watson’s Cognitive Coaching system will […]
Frosh: More lawsuits against Md. health exchange vendors likely
The failed rollout of the Maryland Health Benefit Exchange was the direct result of the state’s reliance on false statements made by vendors, and additional lawsuits against those companies are likely, according to Attorney General Brian E. Frosh. Frosh notified legislative leaders in a letter last week of the general results of an investigation conducted […]
IBM’s Watson to aid in combating brain cancer
IBM is teaming with the New York Genome Center to help fight brain cancer.
SEC investigates IBM’s cloud computing revenue
IBM says federal regulators are looking into how the company reports sales for its cloud-computing business. The technology company disclosed in a regulatory filing Wednesday that it learned in May that the Securities and Exchange Commission was conducting an investigation. International Business Machines Corp. started its cloud business in 2007 and has spent billions since […]
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Strong news from IBM lifts Dow to 5-year high
NEW YORK — Strong earnings from tech giants nudged the stock market to a five-year high Wednesday. Investors drew encouragement from a vote by the House of Representatives to let the government keep paying all of its bills for another four months. The Dow Jones industrial average rose 67.12 points to close at 13,779.33. That’s […]