IBM Jumps After Q4 Earnings, Cloud-Focused Outlook Following $34 Bn Red Hat Deal – TheStreet.com

IBM Corp. (IBM) shares were indicated sharply higher in pre-market trading Wednesday after the iconic software firm posted stronger-than-expected fourth quarter earnings and said it recent acquisition of Red Hat Inc. (RHT) would help boost cloud computing sales in 2019. IBM said adjusted earnings for the three months ending in December came in at $4.87…

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Facebook is as bad for your health as smoking, say tech experts, who think the cure is breaking up the social network – Business Insider

DAVOS, Switzerland — Nearly a year ago to the day, the tech billionaire Marc Benioff chose the World Economic Forum’s Annual Meeting in Switzerland to tear into Facebook. Speaking with CNBC, the Salesforce CEO said Mark Zuckerberg’s social network should be regulated by US lawmakers with the same vigor as the cigarette industry. It’s a…

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Lawsuit: United Airlines failed to protect teen on flight from Seattle – Q13 News Seattle

SEATTLE — A lawsuit claims United Airlines failed to take appropriate action when a 16-year-old girl called for help after she was sexually assaulted on a flight from Seattle to Newark, New Jersey. The Seattle Post-Intelligencer reports the lawsuit filed in Washington state last week claims flight staff only moved the teen a few rows ahead and…

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