Big Blue has been sued by a shareholder who thinks the company committed securities fraud by failing to write down a money-losing semiconductor unit before agreeing to pay another company $1.5 billion to take that unit off its hands.
In October IBM’s said it would sell the unit to GlobalFoundries (GloFo) and take a related $4.7 billion pre-tax charge. more»
The IT division of Hitachi said it has started to sell an analytics package aimed at telecom service providers.
Hitachi Data Systems (HDS) said that its Live Insight for Telecom is aimed at giving providers real time information into networks, services and application level performance. more»
Big Blue thinks it can restore itself to its former suited glory by pushing heavily into cloud and big data.
Apparently the outfit has set itself a target of making $40 billion a year from cloud, big data, security and other growth areas by 2018. more»
Juniper and IBM have decided to work together in a bid to provide customers with improved mobile facilities, look at Internet of Things (IoT) applications and plumb the world of big data.
IBM said that the two companies will work together to deliver high performance network analytics to speed up enterprises, reduce costs, and provide better end user applications. more»
IBM has already invested $1.2 billion in cloud services and has now announced it will open two cloud centres in Sydney and Montreal in the next 30 days.
In addition, Big Blue said it will build similar cloud centres in Milan, and in Chennai before the end of 2015 while it will announce further centres later on in the year. more»
In a bid to promote projects based on data, IBM said that it has opened a London studio to be the hub of design in London.
IBM wants to pull in clients from healthcare, financial services and the retail marketplace to cooperate with IBM consultants and researchers to explore integrating mobile, social, analytics and cloud technologies. more»
Big Blue said that it today introduced two flash enterprise storage products that give high performance and better reliability.
The products, called IBM Flash System storage come in two types, the V9000 and the 900.
The first of these allows enterprises to consolidate existing storage systems under a single management domain. more»
Big Blue said it has introduced data analytics with the introduction of IBM BigInsights for Apache Hadoop.
The offering provides machine learning, R, and other features that can tackle big data.
IBM claimed that while many think Apache Hadoop is powerful for collecting and storing large sets of variable data, companies are failing to realise its potential. more»
If you own hard-drives made by Western Digital, Seagate, and Toshiba all your data could have been seen by US spooks.
According to Kaspersky Lab, the US National Security Agency figured out how to hide spying software deep within hard drives made by Western Digital, Seagate, Toshiba, IBM, Micron and Samsung. more»
Big Blue said it has started legal action against Priceline, alleging the company has breached its intellectual property.
IBM said that it has attempted to negotiate with the Priceline Group and its subsidiaries for over three years but has failed to reach an agreement. more»
Big Blue is warning that millions of people using dating apps on company smartphones could be exposing their employers to hacking, spying and theft.
IBM security researchers said 26 of 41 dating apps they analysed on Google Android mobile platform had medium or high severity vulnerabilities. more»
Massive services giant International Business Machines (IBM) said it has now enrolled over 300 colleges and universities around the world in its Power Systems Academic Initiative (PSAI).
IBM said that the push is to help students learn skills related to big data, cloud computing, mobile and social networking. more»
After an ignominious end to the much hyped Google Glasses, it appears the company hasn’t abandoned the whole effort.
According to a feature in the New York Times, a jewellery designer and a former Apple product executive are working at Google to redesign the thing from scratch. more»
Some call it the internet of things (IoT), some call it the internet of everything (IoE) and some even call it the internet of fangs (IoF).
These terms are not, as yet, perfectly defined and there is a complete lack of standards defined, just like in the “cloud” space. more»
Despite denials from IBM that it is laying off more than 110,000 IBM employees, the hack who revealed the story for Forbes is standing by it.
Rober Cringely ran a story that 110,000 IBM employees laid off and the ever shrinking Big Blue said it would be more like 8,000. more»