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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 business capabilities and gain “actionable insights” from “enormous” streams of data generated by social networks. Kenexa supports over 8,900 customers …

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3D Printer Made Even More Awesome With Robot Arm

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, he built a 3D printer with a twist. He repurposed an IBM 7575 SCARA Robot Arm into a 3D printer. …

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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 reduce server sprawl, power consumption, cooling and floor space requirements. ““The TMS strategy and solution set align well with our …

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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 to receive coupons and recommendations on the spot. It’s the modern version of the grocery store card. IBM envisions customers …

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New Supercomputer Champion Crowned

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 list of the world’s fastest supercomputers. One petaflop represents a quadrillion floating point operations per second. Sequoia was developed by …

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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 is complete. The partnership of IBM and Vivisimo furthers IBM’s big data initiatives to help clients analyze a larger volume, …

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Apple Board Member Uses a Blackberry

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 in: It’s not clear if Drexler was also wearing J.Crew clothing, head to toe. Still, who cares really? Drexler has …

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IBM Bans Siri Over Security Concerns

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 day, and every developer has worked out their own safeguards against hackers, both for their own safety and that of …

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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 want to carry separate devices for work and for personal use. This has caused concerns over both device deployment and …

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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 technology to improve efficiency and save taxpayers up to $15 million each year. The new system will allow for building …

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IBM: New Software Helps Enterprises with Mobile & Cloud Computing

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.

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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 can be powerful in the decision making process. The integration power of Vivisimo software data solutions brings something new to …

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