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Happy 20th Birthday, Simon! Standards Boost Smartphones Then and Now

NEW YORK, Aug. 22 -- The American National Standards Institute issued the following news release: This month marks the twentieth anniversary of the Simon Personal Communicator, a revolutionary device that incorporated elements of personal digital assistants and cellular phones into what many have called the world's very first smartphone.


Related Topix: PDAs, Cell Phones, Cellphones, Electronics, Computers

Fri Aug 22, 2014

International Business Machines Corp. Director Michael L. Eskew Unloads 4,000 Shares

International Business Machines Corp. Director Michael L. Eskew unloaded 4,000 shares of the company's stock on the open market in a transaction dated Thursday, August 21st.


Related Topix: IBM, Semiconductors, International Business Machines Corporation -- Microelectronics, Electronics, BLADE Network Technologies, Sustainable Real Estate Solutions, Startups, Global Analytics

Learn Bonds

Evaluating the Future of IBM

Sometimes, companies live so long that they outgrow their names. So it is with IBM .


Related Topix: IBM, Netezza, Startups, Red Door Interactive, Host Analytics, Computers, Symphony Services, Software

Here's How IBM and Nokia Are Tapping New Technologies

International Business Machines and Nokia are trying to transition their businesses toward new technologies.


Related Topix: IBM, Wireless, Telecom, Nokia, WorkLight, Netezza, Host Analytics, Computers, Software

Food & Wine

Can a Supercomputer Cook Better Than a Chef?

There are nearly 50 years of combined cooking expertise in the test kitchen on the 12th floor of the Institute of Culinary Education in New York City.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, High Performance Computing, Life, Food, Recipes, Dining

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Seeking Alpha

Why Apple's Partnership With IBM Could Save The iPad

It seems that when it comes to Apple , most analysts and investors have their full attention fixed on the upcoming product releases.


Related Topix: Ipad, Science / Technology, IBM, Apple, Startups, iPhone, Netezza, Computers, Software


More Work, But Plenty of Opportunity Ahead for HP

Hewlett-Packard's fiscal third-quarter revenue was slightly ahead of our expectations and adjusted EPS was generally in line as the firm placed another notch in its operational turnaround story.


Related Topix: Hewlett Packard, PC, Computers


Nervana Systems raises $3.3M to build hardware designed for deep learning

A San Diego-based startup called Nervana Systems has raised a series A round for its specialized deep learning computing system.


Related Topix: Venture Capital, Emerging Technology, Science, Computer Science, Computers, CPU, Science / Technology


Computers Versus Humans In Premium Programmatic

If IBM's computer, Deep Blue, can beat chess masters and their follow-up, Watson, can win on "Jeopardy," when can the "premium robot" Sherlock help us win premium programmatic? Before we dive into the computer invasion, let's cover the basics.


Related Topix: Robots, Science / Technology, Games, Chess, Native Advertising

Wed Aug 20, 2014

A Few Reasons Why This Big Data Player's Turnaround Will Continue

In spite of the fact that data analytics player Splunk got off to a frail start in 2014, it is making a rebound in the wake of reporting strong first-quarter results at the end of May. Likewise, Splunk's partnership with Tableau Software is getting results.


Related Topix: Splunk, Startups, Tableau Software, IBM, Netezza, Host Analytics, Computers, Software


UPDATE 2-Hewlett-Packard posts surprise revenue gain after PC sales spike

Hewlett-Packard Co posted a surprise increase in quarterly revenue after sales from its personal computer division climbed 12 percent, but a flat to declining performance from its other units underscored the company's uphill battle to revive growth.


Related Topix: Hewlett Packard, HP, PC, Computers, Science, Computer Science


How To Profit From The Internet Of Things

The answer is the burgeoning Internet of Things , in which seemingly ordinary objects are interconnected in order to automate everyday tasks.


Related Topix: Cable & Satellite, Comcast, Apple, Startups, IBM, Google, WebMD

Insider Selling: International Business Machines Corp. SVP John E....

International Business Machines Corp. SVP John E. Kelly III unloaded 23,321 shares of the company's stock on the open market in a transaction dated Friday, August 15th.


Related Topix: IBM, Semiconductors, International Business Machines Corporation -- Microelectronics, Electronics, Netezza, Host Analytics, Computers, IT Services, Science Applications International, Software

Dallas Observer

Halt & Catch Fire Renewed

When we last saw Joe MacMillan, the mercurial Dallas salesmen at the center of the AMC computer drama Halt and Catch Fire , he was wandering into the Texas wilderness, seemingly without purpose, or direction, or even snacks.


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Are you experienced? Not for this IT job

Web browser or Office suite? Microsoft's and Google's office productivity and collaboration clouds pit rich and complex against simple and lean more IBM Kenexa Talent Suite brings together the solutions needed to create a higher performing workforce by combining the science to understand talent, the social tools to connect them and the experiences ... (more)


Related Topix: Computers

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Business Journal

Best places to live for personal income growth - COUNTDOWN

The most recent data on personal income growth in the U.S. has two states claiming the No.


Apple Becomes Voice Of Reason In Cyber War Of Words

Apple has emerged as a rare voice of reason in the war of words between China and the west over cyber security, with word that the global tech giant has decided to host some of its users' personal data on Chinese-based computers.


Related Topix: Microsoft

Los Angeles Times

U.S. tech firms under increasing scrutiny in China

Chinese anti-monopoly investigators have raided Microsoft's offices, and the government has banned Windows 8 from state computers.


Related Topix: Qualcomm, Google, Startups, Widevine Technologies, iPod touch App, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, Gmail, iPhone App, Twitter

Mon Aug 18, 2014


XChange 2014: Lenovo Touts Strength Of Channel Partnerships

Ashley Rodrigue, brand ambassador for Lenovo, told solution providers gathered Sunday evening on the first night of XChange, that the PC giant could make possible unprecedented returns for its partners.


Related Topix: Laptops/Notebooks, PC, Computers

The Cultural Gutter

DC Variant Covers by Mike Allred

In the season one finale of AMC's new series Halt and Catch Fire , the builders of the Cardiff Electric portable Giant computer gather around a conference table to read an unenthusiastically positive review of their new product.


Related Topix: Comedy Movies, How to Marry a Millionaire, Drama Movies, Celebrities, Lauren Bacall