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Microsoft Finally Patches 19-year Old Windows Bug With IBM’s Help

11/13/2014, No piece of software is perfect. Sure many applications run smooth and work as they should, at least on the surface, but somewhere there is a loophole that can be exploited or a very rare bug that almost never manifests itself. Well it seems that this...

IBM To Assist In Fight Against Ebola

10/26/2014, The battle of humanity against the scourge known as Ebola rages on, and it is extremely encouraging to see different facets rise up and make a stand. IBM will make their contribution in the form of their super-computing data crunching capabilities over in...

IBM Transforms U.S. Open Tennis Data Into Music

08/28/2014, Who would have thought that sport could actually be transformed into something that is like an art form? This is exactly what the folks over at IBM did – by using tennis data collected over at the U.S. Open, where a ‘Sessions’ app will...

IBM Simon Personal Communicator Turns 20

08/15/2014, When Apple released the iPhone in 2007, the whole world ogled at it, and that more or less kicked off the overall smartphone revolution, as companies ditched a physical keypad for a full touchscreen. Before the iPhone, there were attempts from Nokia with...

IBM Unveils Neurosynaptic Chip

08/08/2014, The world of technology is definitely moving at an extremely fast pace, so much so that our computers have now shrunk to unimaginably small form factors – sizes that just one generation ago, it would not have been thought of as possible even. Well,...

Russia Reduces Reliance On Microsoft And IBM Products Post-Sanction

07/21/2014, As you might have heard, China had banned the use of Windows 8 on government computers, and it looks like China is not alone in trying to reduce their reliance on US-based tech products. According to a recent report from Bloomberg, it has been revealed...

BlackBerry Not Threatened By Apple-IBM Partnership

07/17/2014, Just yesterday, Apple and IBM announced that they would be partnering up in a bid to bring iOS into the enterprise space. This will be done by creating over a 100 industry-specific apps, as well as tailor some of Apple’s services, such as iCloud, for...

China Reportedly Considering Removing IBM Servers From Local Banks

05/27/2014, Recently we heard how China had banned Microsoft’s Windows 8 from being installed on government computers, and now it looks like China could be extending that bank to other companies as well. According to a report from Bloomberg, their sources have...

Lenovo’s IBM Server Unit Bid Raises National Security Concerns

04/06/2014, It has been quite a while since Lenovo announced its intention to purchase IBM’s server unit. The deal might not go through smoothly. A new report suggests that this bid has raised national security concerns, which means that the deal will now come...

DARPA Taps IBM To Develop Self Destructing Chips

02/05/2014, This might seem like something out of Mission Impossible, but DARPA seems to be committed to bringing this concept into life. The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has awarded a $3.5 million contract to IBM, just so that it can develop self...

Lenovo Rumored To Acquire IBM’s Low-End Server Business

01/21/2014, Lenovo is a company that is known for its computers, such as laptops, and it looks like the company plans on expanding its server offerings because according to a report from The Wall Street Journal, a person familiar with the matter tipped them off that...

IBM Introduces RFID Enforced Hand Washing Technology

12/02/2013, Just because a hospital is a place where lives are rescued to the best of the doctor’s abilities each day in the operation theater, not to mention it is a sanctuary for those who need to recuperate from a serious illness, it does not mean that it is a...

IBM Looking To Use Big Data To Help Predict Heart Disease Early

10/09/2013, Heart disease has become a big problem for several years now that can become a silent killer if its effects aren’t caught early enough. IBM is hoping it can help predict heart disease before doctor’s are able to, which would make prevention...