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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 …

IBM Introduces New Predictive Analytics Services and Software IBM Introduces New Predictive Analytics Services and Software

IBM today announced new consulting services and software that take the power of predictive analytics to new levels of impact for the highest-priority issues of C-suite decision makers. The new analytic offerings address the emerging opportunities of big data to …

HP Planning Amazon Web Service Competitor HP Planning Amazon Web Service Competitor
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Hewlett-Packard is preparing to launch a cloud computing platform that will compete directly with Amazon Web Services. The project, which which will be more business-oriented than AWS, is expected to launch by May, according to the HP executive in charge …

Power Of Light Transfers One Trillion Bits/Second Power Of Light Transfers One Trillion Bits/Second

Researchers at IBM have been busy perfecting a new technique which allows an optical chip to transfer one terabit (one trillion bits) of information per second. The technology will be useful in powering new supercomputers and helping data centers manage …

Cloud Computing Emerging As A Coveted Business Model Cloud Computing Emerging As A Coveted Business Model

The budding surge of cloud computing in businesses is only just beginning, according to a study released today by IBM. Over the next three years, the study found, the number of businesses that will adopt cloud computing is expected to …

IBM’s ‘Watson’ on Wall Street IBM’s ‘Watson’ on Wall Street

IBM’s ‘Watson’ supercomputer and Jeopardy champion just secured a gig on Wall Street, according to Bloomberg. Citigroup, the third largest lender in the U.S., will utilize Watson to “help analyze customer needs and process financial, economic and client data to …

IBM Upgrades The Louvre, Makes It Europe’s First ‘Smarter Museum’ IBM Upgrades The Louvre, Makes It Europe’s First ‘Smarter Museum’

Thanks to IBM, the Louvre received a major upgrade that will help the museum protect and preserve the countless pieces of art currently in its care. The Louvre, which is the Parisian home to some of the most famous art …

IBM Cuts Another 1,000 Jobs, Enjoys a 7% Increase in Profits IBM Cuts Another 1,000 Jobs, Enjoys a 7% Increase in Profits

Over 1,000 U.S. IBM employees were “let go” during the past week. This comes as no surprise. IBM has been decreasing American jobs for half a decade. IBM has reduced its American workforce by over 21,000 employees since 2007. It …

IBM Banks Heavily On Quantum Computing IBM Banks Heavily On Quantum Computing
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Scientific researchers at IBM Research in Yorktown Heights, N.Y. say they have come up with a quantum computing solution that harnesses the underlying quantum mechanics of Matter. The researchers say that they could deliver the technology within the next decade. …

IBM Advances Practical Quantum Computer IBM Advances Practical Quantum Computer
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Scientists at IBM have recently have made big gains in quantum computer device performance, which may speed up the realization of a practical, full-scale quantum computer, according to a press release on the matter. A quantum computer makes direct use …

Worklight Acquired By IBM Worklight Acquired By IBM

IBM just announced that it has completed the acquisition of Israeli smartphone/tablet software provider Worklight. The acquisition plans were announced at the end of January. IBM says Worklight will become an important piece of its mobility strategy, “helping clients dramatically …

NASA: Goodbye To Mainframe Computer NASA: Goodbye To Mainframe Computer

NASA is saying goodbye to their last mainframe computer. Marshall Space Flight Center powered down their IBM Z9 last week and ushered in a new era where advanced calculation would no longer rely on the supercomputer. NASA CIO Linda Cureton …

IBM Fits A Bit Into Twelve Atoms IBM Fits A Bit Into Twelve Atoms
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Science can sometimes just blow my mind. This is one of those times. Researchers at IBM last week stored a bit, the smallest form of computer memory, into 12 atoms. They make the point of saying that this is significantly …

IBM: Teaching Organizations How to Grow IBM: Teaching Organizations How to Grow

While Facebook and Twitter are keeping people connected to make the world a smaller place, IBM is working on selling similar types of software to organizations to help them communicate more efficiently with different segments of their business. Imagine being …

IBM Announces Social Analytics Services IBM Announces Social Analytics Services
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IBM unveiled today a new set of software and services for social analytics in the enterprise. The main software product is IBM Connections for analytics, real-time data monitoring, and collaborative networks through IBM’s SmartCloud services. Included in the new offerings, …