Good ideas don't have to be revolutionary

Sometimes we make progress by following a revolutionary idea. A lot of the time, however, we move forward by making small increments to the way we do things now. And even a big new idea won’t happen without a lot of detailed work. Some recent stories illustrated that point for […]

IBM Breaks Record in U.S. Patents With Cloud, AI and Health Bets

(Bloomberg) — IBM received a record-breaking number of U.S. patents in 2016, topping the list for the 24th consecutive year, showing the efforts the company is making to expand its business into products that process and analyze vast amounts of health-care data. International Business Machines Corp. was awarded 8,088 patents in […]

Microsoft to Reorganize Partner, Service Teams, Promises No Job Cuts

Brought to You by Talkin’ Cloud Microsoft is implementing some changes to its partner and services teams that will take effect Feb. 1, according to a report by ZDNet on Wednesday. The moves affect Microsoft’s sales, partner and services teams under the Worldwide Commercial Business group, the report says, which […]

Microsoft Wants to Patent an Underwater Data Center Reef

One idea Microsoft researchers voiced when they announced their underwater data center experiment in 2015 was having its enclosure act as an artificial reef, a habitat for marine life. Now, the company wants to include the idea in the body of intellectual property that’s come out of Project Natick. Microsoft […]