The technology may lead to smoother transactions and fewer disputes, which could ultimately mean lower prices and faster delivery for consumers.
President Barack Obama says money and expertise are needed from the private sector to alleviate the world's worst refugee crisis on record.
We also discuss Amazon's offer of an ad-supported phone and how IBM is using its Watson technology to help with cancer treatment.
The Watson Health initiative taps "cognitive imaging" tech to help doctors worldwide tackle breast cancer, diabetes and eye and heart disease and more.
But will it go evil and take over the world? Not if we teach it correctly, says Ginni Rometty, who comments on the idea of bringing IBM's own digital assistant to consumers.
With improvements that lower its cost, phase-change memory stands a better chance of commercial success than ever before.
The supercomputer will work on improving the experience for young patients at a major children's hospital in the UK.
Big Blue opens its five-qubit quantum computer to the public via a Web platform, signaling that the technology is mature and stable enough for anyone to use.
Technically Incorrect: The Transportation Security Administration bought an app with two arrows from IBM. It wasn't cheap. One developer says it's about four minutes worth of work.
Hey, TSA, maybe it's not too late for a refund?
Technically Incorrect: A new IBM ad, released to coincide with Sunday's Oscars broadcast, shows Fisher entirely in her element, and robots who have a lot of problems.
Attention online shoppers: Google beefs up shopping search on mobile, eBay puts a new twist on Black Friday fights and IBM's Watson tracks which gifts are trending.
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