"IBM Research Wants to Have Next-Gen AI Chips Ready When Watson Needs Them: The company's researchers expect to improve AI compute performance by 1,000 times over the next 10 years." Data Center Knowledge 8:54 AM
"IBM is all-in on hybrid cloud: Big Blue announced a range of changes to its cloud services during its Think conference in San Francisco this week, all aimed at helping customers go truly hybrid" Computerworld UK 8:53 AM
"IBM gives Watson $50m healthcare boost" IT Web 8:54 AM
"Oracle Shares Slide After Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Dumps Stake: Oracle shares fall Friday after Securities and Exchange Commission filings showed that Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway's investment fund dumped its entire stake in the software group only months after revealing its $2 billion investment." TheStreet 8:21 AM
"Billionaire Buffet's Berkshire liquidates $2.1bn stake in Oracle – just months after buying the shares" The Register 10:00 AM
"Oracle Seeks Win In Protest Over $10B JEDI Cloud Deal" Law360 [Paid Membership Required] 8:52 AM
"MTN chooses Oracle for digital transformation" IT-Online 8:52 AM
"The EU's new copyright laws threaten to destroy the internet: The EU's new copyright laws will force all websites to check all posts to see if anything ever published might be a copyright violation. That will include photos, videos, words, tweets, memes, source code: you name it." ZDNet 3:22 PM
"U.S. SEC charges Cognizant, former executives with anti-corruption lapses" Reuters 10:21 AM
"FCC's proposed rules target international robocallers" Engadget 8:41 AM
"The political game behind Amazon's retreat from New York" Financial Times [Paid Membership Required] 7:52 AM
"Facebook Privacy Violations Could Result In An FTC Fine In The Billions Instead Of Millions" HotHardware 3:59 PM
"Nasdaq exits bear market, tallies longest weekly streak in 3 years on U.S.-China trade-talk euphoria: Trump signs declaration for national emergency to secure funding for wall" MarketWatch 4:34 PM
"Dow Gains 444 Points to end Day and Week Higher Ahead of Trade Talks Next Week: Stocks rise on word that trade talks between the U.S. and China will continue next week in Washington." TheStreet 4:34 PM
"Dow Jones Leads Big Stock Rally, But Apple Falls On Buffett News: The Dow Jones Industrial Average rallied Friday to extend its weekly win streak for an eighth week, thanks to big gains from Goldman Sachs and JPMorgan." Investor's Business Daily 4:34 PM
"Dow notches 8th straight week of gains on trade optimism" FOXBusiness 4:34 PM
"Nasdaq Exits Bear Market as Stocks Rally: The tech-heavy index closed more than 20% above its Christmas Eve low, entering a new bull-market run" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 4:33 PM
"Asian markets fall as global uncertainty grows: U.S. retail sales tumble, while little headway apparent in U.S.-China trade talks" MarketWatch 8:47 AM
"European stocks headed for best weekly gain since late 2018: Allianz, Scout24, Telecom Italia among the big movers" MarketWatch 8:47 AM
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