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Nuvia ARM server startup hires Jon Carvill
Published in PC Hardware
Monday, 25 November 2019 20:24

Nuvia ARM server startup hires Jon Carvill


Austin office and Jon Masters from RedHat IBM

Nuvia is the new name that can disrupt the fallen ARM server market, and just ten days after announcing the company, it made another significant announcement. Nuvia hired Jon Carvill as Vice president of Nuvia marketing and Jon Masters from RedHat IBM as Vice President of Software and opened an office in Austin (home of AMD and Samsung).  

Unconventional form of ransomware seen in the wild
Published in News


For wealthy cybercriminals who want a special service

Researchers at Intezer and IBM X-Force have detected an unconventional form of ransomware that's being deployed in targeted attacks against enterprise servers.

IBM revenue misses targets
Published in Cloud
Thursday, 17 October 2019 11:40

IBM revenue misses targets


Let down by its global technology services unit

Big Blue disappointed the cocaine nose jobs of Wall Street with its quarterly revenue announcements.

Red Hat finance chief fired
Published in News
Monday, 14 October 2019 12:44

Red Hat finance chief fired


Loses four million

Red Hat finance chief Eric Shander has been dismissed from the company, forfeiting a $4 million retention award that was agreed ahead of Red Hat's acquisition by IBM.

IBM starts bringing quantum computers out of the lab
Published in PC Hardware


53-qubit quantum computer out in October

IBM is taking a major step forward in moving quantum computing use forward by opening its first IBM Quantum Computation Centre in New York.

IBM launches z15 mainframe
Published in Cloud
Thursday, 12 September 2019 11:12

IBM launches z15 mainframe

Mainframe finds a new lease of life

IBM today launched its z15 mainframe, with what it claims is industry-first data privacy & security capabilities for the cloud, specifically, hybrid, multi-cloud.

IBM moves OpenPower Foundation to Linux Foundation
Published in PC Hardware


Open sources power instruction set

IBM has moved its OpenPower Foundation so that it is under the Linux Foundation, and while it was at it, announced it was open-sourcing several other essential parts of its PowerChips.

US buys IBM’s supercomputer in a box
Published in News


With an uninterruptible power supply

The US Army has written a cheque for a  $12 million supercomputer which is housed in a shipping container with on-board uninterruptible power supply, chilled water cooling, and fire suppression systems.

IBM open sources AI to help find cure for cancer
Published in AI


PaccMann wants open sauce flavour

IBM has open-sourced three artificial intelligence (AI) projects tailored to help cure cancer.

Big Blue closes Red Hat deal
Published in News
Wednesday, 10 July 2019 13:23

Big Blue closes Red Hat deal


Its largest ever deal

IBM has closed its $34 billion acquisition of Red Hat.