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Analysis: IBM's latest earnings report topped Wall Street expectations but generated little in the way of positive reaction as revenue fell again. But Technology Business Research analyst Andrew Smith sees a bright spot beyond Watson and cognitive computing: IBM's software business.
IBM Chair and CEO Ginni Rometty is four years into her transformation efforts at Big Blue, but another quarterly earnings report sent shares down 5 percent in after-hours trading Monday. IBM beat Street expectations yet investor's reaction and how the media reported the company's continuing challenges could show patience with Rometty is beginning to run out.
Analysis: IBM's latest earnings report beat Street expectations but its stock lost ground in after-hours trading as guidance wasn't increased. But Technology Business Research analyst Jennifer Hamel says Big Blue's transition away from traditional IT services to high-end cognitive solutions is paying off.
Only 21 percent of consumers say marketing messages they receive are "usually relevant." How can your company improve that percentage? Silverpop, an email marketing firm owned by IBM, has just published a new whitepaper offering potential trends for 2016. Here they are.
NC RIoT launched in 2014, the group's purpose being to help make the Internet of Things a reality in North Carolina, thus the name: North Carolina Regional Internet of Things. Now, the group is taking the next step to broaden the IoT ecosystem with a new program: RIoT ED. The "ed" stands for education, and the first event is coming up.
New statistics from research firm IDC show HP is dominating the "cloud" infrastructure business these days, but Dell, EMC amd Cisco are surging. What about IBM and NetApp? The news isn't good - at all.
Analysis: IBM and SAP announced on Wednesday an expanded partnership focused on ways to help clients develop more clearly defined paths to digital transformation, says Technology Business Research Analyst Jennifer Hamel.
Analysis: At "Cloud World" in the nation's capital, Oracle demonstrates its appeal to own-and-control buyers how its Oracle Cloud Machine can run customer-controlled data centers, says Technology Business Research Analyst Evan Woollacott.
Sever and related data center hardware revenues are shrinking. Revenues in storage and proprietary servers fell 7.7 percent last year. But there are areas for growth, such as flash storage. That's big news for Lenovo, HP, IBM, Oracle, Dell, EMC, Cisco and others. Why? Technology advances and changes in customer demand are forcing changes in the data center server market, according to a new report from Technology Business Research.
Analysis: IBM's Internet of Things story continues to evolve quickly as the company and its customers fill in the gaps, says Technology Business Research analyst Ezra Gottheil. "The company's aim: Regardless of the customer entry point, quickly move from enabling data capture to business transformation, though IoT," he writes.
Workers at IBM began telling the media through a Facebook site that Big Blue has started another round of layoffs on Wednesday. Later, the company confirmed that layoffs had begun in what it calls "workforce rebalancing." However, IBM also denied a report that it was cutting as much as one third of its workers in the U.S.
Pappas wins legal round; IBM sues Groupon; Rory Read's role in EMC-Dell merger; who will succeed GSK's Witty?
In today's early edition of the Bulldog tech and life science news roundup: Venture firm A.M. Pappas wins a legal round in lawsuits; IBM sues Groupon; former Lenovo exec Rory Read's role in Dell-EMC merger; and speculating on who will succeed GSK CEO Andrew Witty.
IBM, which recently sharply reduced severance pay packages for laid-off employees, is issuing layoff notices today to some workers in Research Triangle Park and at other U.S. locations, workers are telling the "Watching IBM" website. One called the cuts a "mass firing." IBM declines comment.
Watson ad features Carrie Fisher; SC launches cybercrime fight; Google to back Apple in FBI fight; watch out for tax phishing
In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology news: IBM launches a new Watson ad featuring Star Wars' Carrie Fisher; South Carolina unveils cybercrime fight; Google will back Apple vs. FBI; and beware of tax-related phishing.
North Carolina's fast-growing data center industry is growing by another 120,000 square feet as Sentinel upfits another 120,000 square feet in its massive 420,000 square foot building. Despite ongoing technological changes in data housing - such as virtualization and cloud computing - and declining IT spending overall, North Carolina keeps gaining facilities with demand for service growing. So what is going on? Sentinel's co-founder sees several reasons and in an in-depth Q&A he explains why.