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Software Revenue Rose 4.8% Last Year

Software Revenue Rose 4.8% Last Year

By Sean Patterson March 31, 2014

The PC market is in a funk, with PC manufacturers scrambling to find a way to make desktop and notebook PCs relevant within the new reality of mobile tablets and smartphones. That doesn’t mean, however, that the software companies providing …

IBM To Sell Its Server Business To Lenovo IBM To Sell Its Server Business To Lenovo

Lenovo is one of the biggest players in the computer hardware industry. Its line of PCs and tablets have proven to be popular thanks to their affordability and excellent build quality. Now the company wants to get into the server …

IBM Completes Aspera Acquisition IBM Completes Aspera Acquisition

IBM announced on Friday that it has completed its acquisition of Aspera, first announced in December. Aspera makes a solution that helps companies more quickly move massive data files to the cloud. The company claims that its technology reduces transmission …

IBM Acquires Aspera For Super-Fast Big Data Transfer IBM Acquires Aspera For Super-Fast Big Data Transfer

IBM announced on Thursday that it is acquiring Aspera, makers of a solution that helps companies more quickly move massive data files to the cloud. The company claims its technology reduces transmission times for large files or data sets by …

IBM Soon To Offer Watson For Cloud Development IBM Soon To Offer Watson For Cloud Development

It has been quite a while since we have heard the name “Watson” in association with IBM. I am sure that for most of you, the last time that you heard of IBM’s Watson was his debut on Jeopardy!; however, …

IBM Stock Leads To Discouraging Results? IBM Stock Leads To Discouraging Results?

IBM has released the 2013 Third-Quarter Earnings, and there is both good and bad news with the recent report. The good news is that the third-quarter net income increased six percent where this year’s third-quarter earnings were $4.04 billion ($3.68 …

IBM To Acquire Analytics Firm The Now Factory IBM To Acquire Analytics Firm The Now Factory

IBM announced on Tuesday that it is pursuing the acquisition of The Now Factory, a Dublin-based provider of software analytics for communications service providers. IBM says the acquisition complements its MobileFirst Analytics portfolio, and is part of its long-term strategy …

IBM retirees dumped into health exchanges IBM retirees dumped into health exchanges

Will Obamacare destroy America and unleash long lines, death panels, IRS oppression and rationing? Or will it usher in the promised utopia of universal medical care and blessings of liberty and equality as espoused by Thomas Jefferson? If IBM’s recent …

IBM Completes Trusteer Acquisition IBM Completes Trusteer Acquisition

IBM has completed its acquisition of Trusteer, first announced last month. “The way organizations protect data is quickly evolving,” said Trusteer CEO Mickey Boodaei at the time. “As attacks become more sophisticated, traditional approaches to securing enterprise and mobile data …

IBM Buys Trusteer, Will Lunch Super Security Lab IBM Buys Trusteer, Will Lunch Super Security Lab

IBM announced on Thursday that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire security company Trusteer. With the news, IBM is launching a cybersecurity software lab in Israel, which it says will bring together over 200 Trusteer and IBM …

IBM Layoffs Impact Different Parts of North America IBM Layoffs Impact Different Parts of North America
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IBM has initiated another round of layoffs, and while the national story is concerned with the total number of employees dismissed–anywhere from 6000 to 8000 employees, according to some estimations–if you take a closer look at the towns and cities …

Heinrich Rohrer Dies; Physicist Was 79 Heinrich Rohrer Dies; Physicist Was 79

Nobel Prize-winning physicist Heinrich Rohrer has died at the age of 79. According to a New York Times obituary, Rohrer died last Thursday night or Friday morning in Wollerau, Switzerland. His family has stated that he died of natural causes. …

IBM Creates The World's Smallest Movie IBM Creates The World's Smallest Movie
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Atoms make up everything in the universe. So technically, a movie made out of atoms isn’t all that new. In fact, every movie since the dawn of film has been made of atoms, just like everything else. What’s unique about …

Civil Liberty Groups Still Don't Like CISPA Civil Liberty Groups Still Don't Like CISPA

After a closed door markup, CISPA emerged from the House Intelligence Committee with some new amendments. Rep. Mike Rogers, the author of the bill, said the amendments would address concerns from civil liberty groups. Those same groups could not be …

IBM Earnings: IBM Posts $29.3 Billion In Revenue IBM Earnings: IBM Posts $29.3 Billion In Revenue

IBM released its Q4 and full-year earnings report today, posting $29.3 billion in revenue (down 1%, flat adjusting for currency, up 1% excluding divested RSS business adjusting for currency) for the quarter, and $104.5 billion for the year (down 2%, …

IBM's Watson Taught to Curse Like a Sailor IBM's Watson Taught to Curse Like a Sailor
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It’s a fact that Watson, IBM’s massive AI project, is smarter than the average human. I mean, it kicked Ken Jennings’ ass on Jeopardy that one time. “Smart,” in that respect, meant the ability to pull knowledge from terabytes worth …

IBM To Acquire StoredIQ For Undisclosed Sum IBM To Acquire StoredIQ For Undisclosed Sum

IBM announced today that it has entered an agreement to acquire StoredIQ, which the company says will help it advance its efforts to help clients derive value from big data and respond more efficiently to litigation and regulations. The company …