• IBM announces 1,800 jobs in France at Macron's ‘Tech for Good' summit

    One year ago - By Venture Beat

    IBM today announced it would create 1,800 new jobs in France as part of a wide-ranging set of initiatives that include training programs for “new collar” jobs. The disclosure was made at a summit called “Tech for Good” hosted by French president Emmanuel Macron, who has tried to position the country as a fast-moving, tech-fr...
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  • IBM announces new hiring in France as CEOs meet Macron

    IBM announces new hiring in France as CEOs meet Macron

    One year ago - By Reuters

    PARIS - IBM announced new recruitment in France before a meeting between President Emmanuel Macron and the bosses of IBM and Microsoft .
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  • IBM plans to hire 1,800 people in France for blockchain and AI

    One year ago - By Tech Crunch

    IBM CEO Virginia Rometty is currently having lunch with French President Emmanuel Macron in Paris. And Rometty talked with Le Monde and announced some new investments in France as part of the Tech for Good Summit organized by Macron.
    The company plans to hire 1,800 new people in France over the next couple of years. While this isn't really groundbreaking as IBM has 380,000 employees around the world, it's interesting to see the focus of these hires.
    IBM plans to put together a research team focused on blockchain projects, artificial intelligence and the internet of things. This hiring plan...
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  • France's Macron takes on Facebook's Zuckerberg in tech push

    One year ago - By Chron

    PARIS - Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg may finally find a friendly face when he meets French President Emmanuel Macron. Or not.
    Macron is courting Zuckerberg and the leaders of Microsoft, Uber, IBM and dozens of other tech bosses at a conference Wednesday aimed at persuading them to use their global influence for the public good - things like protecting worker rights and privacy, and investing in tech literacy for the masses.
    But the meeting comes as Facebook, Google and other online giants are increasingly seen as predators that abuse personal data, avoid taxes and stifle competition.
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