Viewpoint: Why We Should Chase Nature’s Most Advanced Computer

IBM today sent a letter to Senate Majority Mitch McConnell and Minority Leader Harry Reid urging them to bring forward legislation that would strengthen America’s cyber defenses. The study of the brain dates back to the ancient Egyptians. Through the Greeks, Romans, and the Medieval Muslim world, there have been many contributions to neuroscience, the […]

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IBM Applauds Final Passage of Trade Promotion Authority

IBM today marked final Congressional passage of trade promotion authority as a watershed moment in the history of U.S. trade policy, one that will position high-tech American businesses to expand into new markets and seize opportunities for growth in the worldwide digital economy. (Editor’s Note: this page also includes other 2015 IBM statements, positions and perspectives […]

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IBM Statement of Opposition to Extension of Covered Business Method Patent Program

IBM today expressed opposition to a proposed amendment of the Innovation Act that would harm the viability of software patents, which make significant contributions to America’s economy and competitiveness. IBM today issued the following statement outlining the company’s opposition to Rep. Darrell Issa’s proposed amendment to H.R. 9 – the Innovation Act – that would […]

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Viewpoint: Digital Trade, Economic Vitality & the President’s Export Council

Earlier this week, IBM Chairman, President and CEO Ginni Rometty attended a meeting of the President’s Export Council. Christopher Padilla, head of the company’s Government and Regulatory Affairs team, offers a look back at the meeting, and the key roles that digital trade, competitiveness and skills development played in the discussion. By Christopher A. Padilla, […]

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IBM Applauds Passage of House Supercomputing Innovation Bill

IBM today addressed the importance of legislation passed by the U.S. House of Representatives that would further America’s technology leadership by advancing supercomputing resaerch and development. BM today issued the following statement commending the U.S. House of Representatives for passing H.R. 874, the American Super Computing Leadership Act of 2015: “With passage of this legislation, […]

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Viewpoint: U.S. High Performance Computing: If Nothing Changes, Nothing Changes

An IBM technology policy expert examines the state of U.S. high performance computing, its role as a driver of innovation and discovery, and the importance of legislation that will sustain America’s leadership in this vital area of technology. By Mark O’Riley, Technology Policy Executive, IBM Government and Regulatory Affairs Over the past six decades, the […]

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Viewpoint: The False Promise of Proposed Currency Legislaton

IBM’s Christopher Padilla, a former U.S. Under Secretary of Commerce for International Trade, explains why leveraging U.S. trade law is not an effective means to address currency manipulation. By Christopher A. Padilla, Vice President, IBM Government and Regulatory Affairs As Congress considers Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) legislation and 11 Pacific Rim countries seek to finalize the long-awaited […]

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IBM Statement on Europe’s Digital Single Market Strategy

IBM today welcomed introduction of the European Commission’s Digital Single Market Strategy. Brussels, Belgium – IBM today issued the following statement on Europe’s Digital Single Market Strategy: “IBM welcomes the European Commission’s Digital Single Market Strategy – a good balance between benefitting the consumer and helping businesses compete in the digital sector in the international arena. […]

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IBM Statement on Introduction of Senate Patent Legislation

IBM today voiced its support for legislation introduced in the United States Senate that would curb abuse of America’s patent system while preserving innovation. Washington, D.C. – IBM today released the following statement on introduction of the Protecting American Talent and Entrepreneurship Act of 2015: “IBM applauds the introduction today of the Protecting American Talent and […]

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