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Spending $3 million on a Super Bowl and another $1 million on servers to support the boost in web traffic is an example of how a corporate executive could have used "cloud computing" for a short-term boost. Got it, daddy?
The “Carolinas Survey of Business Activity,” which is conducted monthly, says “business activity continued to soften” this month. Company respondents did “suggest that activity will pick up in coming months” but at the national level the index “fell into negative territory for the first time since March 2009.”
Annual report from Duke, The Conference Board finds that firms are increasingly shipping research and development outside the U.S., not just manufacturing jobs. More smaller and midsized companies are also shipping jobs to foreign countries.
Analysis: Even as IT spending falters in recession and competitive landscape changes with Oracle acquiring Sun, IBM maintains buoyancy with its ability to find the right match of cost-cutting or outsourcing solutions or offering strong revenue-generation opportunities through consulting and systems integration.
Opinion: In the midst of the economic crisis, IBM achieved record revenue, record pre-tax earnings, record earnings per share and record free cash flow. Yet 5,000 U.S., Canada Big Blue workers recently lost their jobs.
- Britain's leaving the EU. What should I do with my money?
- No plan for layoffs, store closures as Southern Season restructures
- British brace for economic repercussions of EU exit decision
- Inventor with Duke connection seeks to subdue cellphone addiction
- Markets reel as world absorbs shock of UK vote for Brexit
- Women-led startups flex muscles at healthcare investment showcase
- Tech links: Epic v. Microsoft; Wilmington at Forbes; IBM blockchain; Arista-Cisco patent fight; IBM cloud foundation; GSK malaria vaccine
- Triangle headlines: RTI-Zika research; Quintiles glucose monitoring; Cree's LED plant lights; PatientPay exec; Q2 award