IBM goes against Brexit fears
Published in News
Tuesday, 22 November 2016 12:39

IBM goes against Brexit fears


Triple the number of UK data centres

While some companies are planning to leave the UK if it follows through on its plan to leave the EU, IBM is going the opposite direction and said it will triple the number of data centers it has in the country.

IBM wants to put Watson on a smartphone
Published in Wearables
Thursday, 10 November 2016 12:11

IBM wants to put Watson on a smartphone


Project Intu gets into embodied cognition

The ever-shrinking Big Blue is improving its cognitive computing efforts with the launch of a new system-agnostic platform called Project Intu.

Glofo thinks 7nm vital for industry
Published in News
Monday, 07 November 2016 14:16

Glofo thinks 7nm vital for industry


IBM purchase cleared the way


GlobalFoundry’s CTO has said that the industry needs 7nm and its recent IBM purchase is helping him build up a new cunning plan for the technology.

Lenovo and Fujutsu prepare for“partnership”
Published in Notebooks


Which might lead to the end of Fujutsu in the long term

Fujitsu and Lenovo have announced a 'strategic cooperation' which will see the two companies join forces for development, design, and manufacturing of personal computers for sale worldwide.

IBM doing a little better than expected
Published in News
Tuesday, 18 October 2016 11:53

IBM doing a little better than expected


Cloud helps out

The ever shrinking Biggish Blue posted better-than-expected third-quarter revenue thanks to its moves to the cloud and analytics businesses.

Euro server sails slump
Published in News
Tuesday, 20 September 2016 12:25

Euro server sails slump


IDC reports a three percent fall

While their are suggestions that PC sales might be picking up, life is not so good for people trying to peddle servers, according to beancounters at IDC.

GloFo confirms it will skip 10nm
Published in Processors
Friday, 16 September 2016 12:35

GloFo confirms it will skip 10nm


Go directly to 7nm do not past 10nm or collect $200

Globalfoundries has announced it is ignoring 10nm and will go directly to the 7nm FinFET chip production by early 2018.

IBM rolls out Power8 processer
Published in Processors
Friday, 09 September 2016 11:21

IBM rolls out Power8 processer


New servers with OpenPower

IBM has rolled out its new Power8 processor which provides servers with OpenPower features.

IBM shows off Power9
Published in Processors
Friday, 26 August 2016 13:29

IBM shows off Power9


14nm FinFET technology

The ever shrinking Biggish Blue has showed off details of its new Power 9 technology at the Hot Chips conference.

Nvidia NVLINK 2.0 arrives in IBM servers next year
Published in Graphics


Upgrades bi-directional ports from 160GB/s to 200GB/s

On Monday, PCWorld reported that the first servers expected to use Nvidia’s second-generation NVLINK 2.0 technology will be arriving sometime next year using IBM’s upcoming Power9 chip family.