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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 Cursed Like a Sailor After Being Taught the Urban Dictionary IBM’s Watson Cursed Like a Sailor After Being Taught the Urban Dictionary
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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 To Help Companies With Big Data IBM To Acquire StoredIQ To Help Companies With Big Data

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 …

AT&T and IBM Announce a Cloud Service For Private Networks AT&T and IBM Announce a Cloud Service For Private Networks
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This week AT&T and IBM announced that they will be teaming up to provide a “network-enabled” cloud service for private networks. The product will be promoted to Fortune 1000 companies across the world as an option for companies that need …

IBM To Get Social Solutions With Kenexa Acquisition IBM To Get Social Solutions With Kenexa Acquisition

IBM announced today that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Kenexa, a social recruiting and HR solutions company. The price is $46 per share, or about $1.3 billion. IBM says the acquisition will help it bolster its social …

3D Printer Made Even More Awesome With Robot Arm 3D Printer Made Even More Awesome With Robot Arm
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3D printers are about to enter the mainstream. Everybody will be able to afford one from manufacturers like Makerbot and the like. Of course, like with PC enthusiasts, true joy comes from building your own 3D printer. Meet Dane Kouttron, …

IBM To Acquire Solid State Storage Company TMS IBM To Acquire Solid State Storage Company TMS

IBM announced today that it plans to buy Texas Memory Systems (TMS), a Houston-based solid state storage company. TMS sells a family of shared rackmount systems and PICIe cards called RamSan, which are designed to help companies improve performance and …

IBM’s New Augmented Reality App Will Track Your Grocery Shopping IBM’s New Augmented Reality App Will Track Your Grocery Shopping

If you simply can’t get enough targeted advertising into your life, IBM’s new augmented reality mobile shopping app is probably for you. IBM research scientists today announced the app, which will allow customers to scan store shelves with their smartphone …

New Supercomputer Champion Crowned New Supercomputer Champion Crowned
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The National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) announced today that it now has the world’s most powerful computing system. Dubbed “Sequoia,” the computer clocked in at 16.32 sustained petaflops, earning it the top spot on the International Supercomputing Conference’s top 500 …

IBM Completes Acquisition of Vivisimo IBM Completes Acquisition of Vivisimo

In late April, we reported on the intention of IBM to acquire Vivisimo, a software designer focused on data analytics and data management software. Although the financial terms still have not been revealed, IBM announced earlier this morning, the acquisition …

Apple Board Member Uses a Blackberry Apple Board Member Uses a Blackberry
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In a new CNBC documentary, J.Crew CEO and Apple Board member Mickey Drexler was filmed using a Blackberry instead of an iPhone. In the scandalous clip below, one can see said Blackberry, a Bold 9900 model, at roughly 21 seconds …

IBM Bans Siri Over Security Concerns IBM Bans Siri Over Security Concerns
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It seems we hear (or read) every day about a new security concern regarding a mobile device, its apps, or a new feature of either one. It’s the price we pay for being jacked in to technology 24 hours a …

IBM Blocks Siri Over Security Concerns IBM Blocks Siri Over Security Concerns

The rise of the consumer smartphone has presented a host of difficulties for the business world. Quite apart from savaging the market share of the once-dominant BlackBerry, the iPhone and Android have presented problems for business owners whose employees don’t …

IBM Wins Contract for Gov’t Smart Energy Solutions IBM Wins Contract for Gov’t Smart Energy Solutions

IBM has just won a contract with the United States Federal Government to develop and install smart energy-efficient building technology in 50 of the governments highest energy-consuming buildings. The US General Services Administration (GSA) contract with IBM will feature cloud-based …

IBM: New Software Helps Enterprises with Mobile & Cloud Computing IBM: New Software Helps Enterprises with Mobile & Cloud Computing
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During the recent IBM Impact 2012 Conference, the company made several announcements. Among them were the company’s introductions of new software systems primarily focused on mobile and cloud computing.

IBM Acquires Vivisimo and Advances Data Analytics IBM Acquires Vivisimo and Advances Data Analytics

IBM has hammered out a definitive agreement to acquire Vivisimo, a software provider to big business and enterprise analytics. The acquisition brings IBM enterprise customers a data management solution that facilitates understanding from a broad spectrum of data and that …

IBM Submits Q1 Report IBM Submits Q1 Report

IBM just announced its first quarter earnings report for 2012, with a net income of $3.1 billion, up 7% from $2.9 billion from Q1, 2011. Total revenue was $24.7 billion, up only 1% from last year. Diluted earnings were up …

IBM Acquires Varicent Software & Gains Analytics IBM Acquires Varicent Software & Gains Analytics

Today IBM announces yet another software company acquisition. This time its Varicent Software, a noteworthy provider of analytics software for compensation and sales performance management.Varicent automates the collection and presentation of sales data across finance, sales, human resources and IT …

IBM Introduces PureSystems IT Soulution IBM Introduces PureSystems IT Soulution

IBM has invested millions in R&D and acquisitions in an effort to streamline and add value to IT solutions over the past decade or so. Today they have announced a new category of “expert integrated systems” which promises to revolutionize …

IBM Tapped to Handle Radio Telescope Data IBM Tapped to Handle Radio Telescope Data

Upon completion, the Square Kilometre Array will be the largest radio telescope on Earth, and will allow scientists to explore the furthest reaches of the universe, and take a look back some 13 billion years. Still, the SKA won’t be …

Facebook Buys 750 IBM Patents To Stop Lawsuits Facebook Buys 750 IBM Patents To Stop Lawsuits

After facing over twenty lawsuits last year, Facebook took steps to alleviate the pressure by purchasing over seven hundred patents from International Business Machines (IBM). The purchase includes various technologies used in networking and software application. Currently Facebook holds only …