IBM, GlobalFoundries and Samsung come up with 5nm process
Published in Processors


Will cost about the same as 10nm

IBM, GlobalFoundries (GloFo), and Samsung said yesterday that they have found a way to make 5nm  transistors, which may well enable them to pack 30 billion switches onto a microprocessor chip.

New OS/2 Warp is out
Published in News


A ghost in the machine


The long-awaited modern OS/2 distribution from Arca Noae has been released.

Buffet finally gives up on Big Blue
Published in News


Sells a third of his shares

After years of justifying a big investment in IBM, Warren Buffet has finally flogged off a third of his shares.

OS/2 Warp version finally found
Published in News


Only 25 years too late from when Microsoft and IBM still loved each other


A version of OS/2 2.0 which went missing for 25 years has finally turned up.

Tech Companies starting to give up on degrees
Published in News


Too old fashioned


It appears the technology industry is starting to give up on the concept of hiring developers with university degrees.

Online security is getting worse
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IBM warning


Biggish Blue has issued a warning about the poor state of online security and claimed that things are getting worse.

Big Blue put data on an atom
Published in News


Not an Intel chip - the other type of atom

Big Blue boffins have managed to read and write data to a single atom.

IBM speeds up quantum time table
Published in News


Down to a few years away.

Biggish Blue has said that it will build and sell commercial 50-qubit universal quantum computers, dubbed IBM Q, "in the next few years."

Azure is the better HPC
Published in News
14 February 2017

Azure is the better HPC


Beats Amazon, Rackspace, IBM and a supercomputer


While replacing supercomputers with cloud computing frameworks is becoming a bit of a thing, some clouds are better than others.

Chinese chips are on their way
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Huaxintong headed towards a server near you

It has only been a matter of time before Chinese chipmarkers start to catch up with the West and it looks like Huaxintong Semiconductor Technology will start heading to servers soon.