GlobalFoundries sues IBM
Published in News
Tuesday, 08 June 2021 12:44

GlobalFoundries sues IBM


$2.5 billion in damages

Semiconductor manufacturer GlobalFoundries has sued IBM,  asking a judge to rule that it did not violate a contract that claims it is owed $2.5 billion in damages.

IBM buys Salesforce partner
Published in Cloud
Tuesday, 18 May 2021 14:26

IBM buys Salesforce partner


Cloud and AI in one company 

Biggish Blue has announced it has written a cheque for Waeg, a consulting partner for Salesforce in a deal that will extend its range of services and support its hybrid cloud and artificial intelligence strategy.

IBM confirms chip shortage is not going away
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It is going to take a while to build new fabs

IBM has joined the legions in the chip industry who have warned that the chip shortage is not going away soon.

IBM creates 2nm chip
Published in PC Hardware
Friday, 07 May 2021 10:22

IBM creates 2nm chip


Intel has a little sob

IBM boffins have emerged from their smoke-filled labs claiming to have invented the world’s first 2 nm chip.

IBM grows thanks to cloud
Published in Cloud
Tuesday, 20 April 2021 11:33

IBM grows thanks to cloud


Beats Wall Street

IBM recorded the highest quarterly sales growth in more than two years and beat Wall Street targets on Monday, thanks to its cloud operations.

IBM ordered to pay up in racially biased sacking
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Told to write an $11.1 million cheque


A federal jury found that former IBM sales manager Scott Kingston had been unlawfully fired by the company and denied sales commission after challenging the treatment of subordinates as racially biased.

IBM's IP godfather status not paying as it did
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Time to start issuing the horseheads

While Big Blue has been suing more companies over its inventions, its IP income has shrunk.

IBM wants to flog Watson Health
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Monday, 22 February 2021 10:06

IBM wants to flog Watson Health


No longer elementary

IBM is exploring a potential sale of its IBM Watson Health business according to the Wall Street Journal.

IBM creates 1u all-flash storage system
Published in Cloud
Tuesday, 09 February 2021 12:26

IBM creates 1u all-flash storage system


Can scale to hold 1.7 petabytes of data.

IBM unveiled a 1u all-flash storage system for on-premises IT environments that can scale to hold 1.7 petabytes (PB) of data as part of a cunning plan to make it easier to manage data across a hybrid cloud computing environment.

IBM speeds up computing
Published in PC Hardware
Monday, 08 February 2021 11:54

IBM speeds up computing


Mixes quantum and conventional methods

IBM has found a way to combine a new program execution environment, Qiskit, which uses a mix of conventional and quantum computing to deliver a 100 times speedup for tasks that depend on iterative circuit execution.