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Posts tagged “IBM”

Updated July 7

New Verizon options; Wal-Mart pay by phone; hoverboard recalls (+ video); $1.3B IBM vs. Indiana fight

In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology news: Verizon revamps its wireless plans - which could save you money; Wal-Mart offers pay-by-phone; more than 500,000 hoverboards are recalled due to fire hazards; and a new judge is named in the $1.3 billion dispute between IBM and the state of Indiana.

Updated July 5

More IBM mass layoffs coming - This time to the Netherlands in a first

IBM layoffs     In a leaked document, executives at IBM Netherlands describe how "Resource Balancing 2016" i.e. job cuts - are hitting that business group for the first time. The resource action, as IBM calls layoffs,could affect "several hundreds," a source tells Watching IBM at Facebook.

July 1

Premium Lock Report: Lenovo, IBM, NetApp losing cloud IT market share

Cloud Network Cloud IT infrastructure spending continues to grow, but IBM, NetApp and Lenovo are not sharing in the growth, a new report shows. Cisco, Dell, EMC and HP all grew sales. So what's going on in the market?

June 29

IBM, GSK at Biden cancer summit; Mars booster fires (video); Zuck's wall; hepatitis C pill

In today's Bulldog wrapup of life science and technology news: IBM's Watson to tackle cancer and GSK to speed up drug development; NASA fires a Mars booster (see video, photos); Mark Zuckerberg's new wall angers neighbors in Hawaii; and the FDA approves a pill to treat hepatitis C.

June 23

Premium Lock Tech Links: IBM Watson medical imaging; Google, AT&T vs. FCC; Lenovo smartphone supply chain; Tencent gaming buy; good GSK drug news

High tech In today's Tech Links roundup of news impacting the Triangle: IBM forms a new Watson alliance for assessment of medical imaging - 2 reports; the FCC may budge on its cable box proposal after hearing opposition from AT&T and Google; Lenovo vows to revamp its supply chain to right smartphone business; Tencent, which owns a big part of Cary-based Epic Games, buys "Clash of Clans" creator; and GSK gets good news on a COPD combination therapy.

Updated June 16

Premium Lock Personalized weather app just might save you a drenching while running

Taking a chance with a cloudy sky, the runner took off for a quick workout. Then came the thunderstorm, stranding the Fitbit nut (me) in a shelter. When phone calls and texts weren't answered, there was one choice as darkness closed in: Dash for home and get drenched. The new "GoRun" forecast through The Weather Company app just might be the tool to keep you from getting all wet.

June 15

Premium Lock Ex-IBMer faces economic espionage charges

Espionage Federal prosecutors in New York have boosted charges against an ex-IBM Corp. software developer, charging him with economic espionage. It's the latest in a series of disputes over trade secrets between the U.S. and China.

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June 15

Premium Lock With 'decisive, bold move,' Symantec bolts past IBM in security market

Symantec's acquisition of Blue Coat creates a new market share leader in the enterprise security space, vaulting past IBM. Here's a look at what's happening in the security space from Technology Business Research Analyst Jane Wright.

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Updated June 9

Premium Lock Tech links: Cisco shuffle; Chuck Robbins video; GSK arthritis drug; IBM exec on women in IT

High tech In today's wrapup of headlines on news impacting the Triangle tech community: Cisco's exec shuffle continues to generate headlines; Cisco CEO Chuck Robbins' video interview at Recode; GSK gets good news on an arthritis drug; and IBM's top IoT exec and Harriet Green on women in IT.

June 7

Premium Lock Tech links: 5G 'blistering' speed; GSK Avandia case; IBM $300M deal; Lenovo data center updates

High tech In today's "Tech links" wrapup of other media reports about news affecting the Triangle: AT&T reports blistering speeds at 5G lab; GSK loses bid to toss Avandia racketeering lawsuits; IBM wins a $300 million contract; and Lenovo adds new data center products as well as new partners.

June 7

Premium Lock Hybrid IoT analytics from Cisco, IBM: It's a winner for customers

Analysis: In announcing an Internet of Things-focused analytics partnership, Cisco and IBM are putting together a winning program, says Technology Business Research Analyst Ezra Gottheil in an in-depth review.

IBM-Cisco's IoT pitch IBM-Cisco's IoT pitch

June 3

Premium Lock More grim news for Lenovo: Server sales plunge 10%

Lenovo's stock is falling, Google is dumping shares at a discount, analysts have written down the company, and for the first time in six years Lenovo lost money. Now comes more bad news: Server revenue plunged 10 percent in the first quarter. Will a new hyperscale partnership help right the trend? IBM also takes a hit.

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Updated June 2

Premium Lock IBM, Cisco take Watson IoT analytics to networks

IBM and Cisco will work jointly to take Watson supercomputer-powered analytics to devices linked to networks, thus providing real-time analysis of what's occurring across networks.

June 2

Premium Lock Inside IBM-Cisco IoT deal: Execs speak out from both firms

A big Internet of Things analytics partnership unites two of the Triangle's largest tech players: IBM and Cisco. In blog posts, executives from each firm spell out what they believe the deal means for enterprises looking to capitalize on Internet of Things opportunities.

IBM-Cisco's IoT pitch IBM-Cisco's IoT pitch

Updated June 1

Premium Lock IBM acquiring Israeli firm that evolves legacy enterprise apps

IBM plans to acquire EZSource, an Israel-based tech firm focusing on understanding and changing legacy enterprise applications to help clients embrace cloud, mobile and cognitive computing. With customers worldwide, EZSource says is speeds up and simplifies the process for adapting applications.

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