IBM maps out its new long term goal for the future: to eventually leave traditional microprocessing technologies forever.
Mountain View’s Computer History Museum will preserve the code as part of an exhibit showcasing early computer programs.
Formal agreement between Lenovo and IBM ends almost a year of rumors.
Lenovo seriously considers buying IBM’s low-end server unit, as the division continues to dwindle in value.
IBM is opening up their Watson super computer, allowing developers to use its resources via the cloud.
In an effort to emulate the human brain, IBM has created a computer that delivers power and cooling through the same liquid system.
IBM’s Watson super computer is being taught to analyze patient records to alleviate overworked doctors. So far, Watson is seeing some success.
The Indian government announced earlier today that it will offer incentives to hardware makers to set up fab units in the country. IBM and STMicro are being considered for a deal that is worth around $8 billion.
As the non-x86 front widens in the server wars, IBM looks to expand its POWER technology with the OpenPOWER consortium.
IBM is said to have let go of at least 1,300 of its U.S. workforce in its latest round of job cuts, according to employee group Alliance@IBM. Following weak first quarter results; the organization is currently undertaking a global restricting plan with more job-cuts set to follow in the coming months.
The Bitcoin network, which is operated by computers conducting bitcoin mining, has passed 1 exaFLOPS, making it more than 8 times faster than the top 500 super computers combined.
The modern transistor is the real driving force behind how our current computer technology operates. Now IBM says they have taken the old technology and developed a liquid-based transistor that operates much like our brain.
IBM has recently announced that their Senior Vice President, Mike Daniels, is retiring after 36 years with the company.
Despite the market only booming in the last few years, the smartphone is 20 years old today, but modern devices have come a long way since then.
GlobalFoundries delivered a 1-2 punch today, announcing the 14nm process for 2014. The semiconductor maker plans to manufacture chips in 14nm node named "eXtreme Mobility", offering FinFET three-dimensional transistors and Fully Depleted SOI to boot.
IBM is interested in buying the enterprise business of Research In Motion (RIM), the struggling maker of the BlackBerry, according to a number of sources.
At the first day of Siggraph 2012, which is taking place at the Los Angeles Convention Center, Khronos group announced the new iterations of OpenGL API for conventional computers and consoles (OpenGL), as well as mobile devices (OpenGL ES).
It takes a long time to certify a platform, especially one intended for mission-critical tasks. While desktop and notebook platforms typically end up qualified within 2-3 quarters, it often takes up to 2 years to verify that all the parts of server platform work in order.
Three players joined in the largest foundry alliance – the Common Platform Alliance will present next generation silicon at the 2012 Common Platform Technology Forum in Santa Clara, California.
At the recently held Financial Analyst Day held in Sunnyvale, California, AMD disclosed that the company added a third foundry in its manufacturing portfolio – IBM.