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IBM wants to make quantum supercomputers
Published in News
Wednesday, 11 May 2022 11:52

IBM wants to make quantum supercomputers


The plan is potentially alive and dead

IBM is ready to expand quantum technology into supercomputing – a gift for Bond villains everywhere.

IBM puts the I back into Power servers
Published in News
Wednesday, 04 May 2022 11:02

IBM puts the I back into Power servers


First upgrade in a while


Biggish Blue has updated the "I" operating system it offers for its Power servers for the first time in a while.

Big Blue getting bigger again
Published in News
Wednesday, 20 April 2022 12:28

Big Blue getting bigger again


Top end of revenue forecast

IBM expects to hit the top end of its revenue growth forecast for 2022, the company said as it flagged a $300 million knock to revenue from the suspension of its business in Russia.

Tsar Putin orders glorious Russian supercomputer
Published in News


Made with invincible and advanced Russian chips based on proven technology

Terrified that ordering invasions of other countries might prevent his country getting its paws on technology, Tsar Putin has ordered that a supercomputer be built around Russian-made Elbrus processors.

IBM releases new mainframe
Published in Cloud
Wednesday, 06 April 2022 11:11

IBM releases new mainframe


Runs on the IBM Telum processor

IBM a new mainframe which uns on the IBM Telum processor, which the company released last summer.

Big Tech staff want their companies to do more for Ukraine
Published in News


A powerful lobby group

Staff working for big tech companies are providing their management with a powerful motivation to do more to isolate Tsar Putin and his chronies and do more for Ukraine.

Nvidia and IBM to follow Microsoft on SSD/GPU
Published in Graphics


DirectStorage was a good idea lets open source it

Nvidia and IBM have both decided to follow Microsoft's cunning plan to speed up load times using graphical data from the SSD directly to the GPU.

Red Hat gives up on Russia and Belarus
Published in News
Wednesday, 09 March 2022 12:22

Red Hat gives up on Russia and Belarus


Follows IBM

Open Saucy Red Hat is halting all sales and services to companies in Russia and Belarus -- a response to the Russian invasion of Ukraine that has put Red Hat employees in harm's way.

More attacks on unpatched software
Published in News
Wednesday, 23 February 2022 11:54

More attacks on unpatched software


IBM warns

Biggish Blue’s annual X-Force Threat Intelligence Index said that there had been a 33 per cent increase in attacks caused by vulnerability exploitation of unpatched software which were the cause of 44 per cent of ransomware attacks.

IBM puts Z mainframe on the cloud
Published in News
Thursday, 17 February 2022 11:43

IBM puts Z mainframe on the cloud


z/OS as-a-service

Biggish Blue celebrated its 111-year-old birthday by offering the Z mainframe platform on the IBM Cloud, by offering virtual machines running z/OS as-a-service.