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1 hr ago | 3000 NewsWire

HP doubles down on x86 Intel, not HP-UX

IBM's giving up on another market that HP continues to prize, but the latest one is more relevant to the small-sized enterprise where HP 3000 migrators hail from.


Related Topix: Hewlett Packard, Startups, Intel

4 hrs ago | Creative Pro

More about Using an iPad as a Sketchbook

Which is the best file format to use for graphics in InDesign? David Blatner and Sandee Cohen share the wisdom gathered from many years of teaching and working in DTP.


Related Topix: Computers, Inventions, Science / Technology, Apple, Startups

6 hrs ago | Government Executive

CIA's Amazon-Built Cloud Goes Live

Less than 10 months after a U.S. Court of Federal Claims judge ended a public battle between AWS and IBM for the CIA's commercial cloud contract valued at up to $600 million, the AWS-built cloud for the intelligence community went online last week for the first time, according to a source familiar with the deal.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Cloud Computing, CIO News

8 hrs ago |

HighTech Set To Disrupt the BioTech Industry

WHITEFISH, MT / August 01, 2014 / In a new world of high tech discoveries, Silicon Valley is creating advances that are now being used to revolutionize the biotech industry.


Related Topix: Biotech, Whitefish, MT, Google, Startups, Science / Technology, Virtual Reality, Medicine

13 hrs ago | Government Computer News

Tech resources pledged to support Climate Data Initiative

Several tech giants are among the public and private organizations committing resources to climate change researchers working to strengthen and secure the global food system.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, High Performance Computing, Cloud Computing

Thu Jul 31, 2014


5 Family-Friendly Employers For Working Parents

A family friendly employer doesn't just make it possible for parents who work there to care for their children without worrying about jeopardizing their job status.


Related Topix: Abbott Laboratories, General Mills, Food, Agriculture, IBM


Dow Movers: UNH, IBM

In early trading on Thursday, shares of International Business Machines topped the list of the day's best performing Dow Jones Industrial Average components, trading flat on the day.


Related Topix: IBM, BLADE Network Technologies, Sustainable Real Estate Solutions, Startups, Global Analytics, Data Systems International


Happy 10th anniversary, Ruby on Rails -- but watch your back

Web browser or Office suite? Microsoft's and Google's office productivity and collaboration clouds pit rich and complex against simple and lean more Smartphones, tablets and other mobile devices have become embedded in enterprise processes, thanks to the consumerization of IT and a new generation of workers raised on mobile technologies.


Wed Jul 30, 2014

BlackBerry Ltd nabs 'perfect match' in Germany's Secusmart,...

Eager to burnish its hard-won reputation for communications security in an era of heightened espionage and surveillance - and intensifying competition for enterprise clients - BlackBerry Ltd. announced Tuesday that it would acquire Secusmart GmbH, the German producer of anti-eavesdropping technology for smartphones.


Related Topix: Computer Security, Science / Technology, Angela Merkel, IBM

Scientific Computing/Instrument.

IBM to Make Free Supercomputing Power Available to Sustainability Scientists

In support of the updated Climate Data Initiative announced by the White House July 29, 2014, IBM will provide eligible scientists studying climate change-related issues with free access to dedicated virtual supercomputing and a platform to engage the public in their research.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, High Performance Computing, Computers, Virginia, University of Virginia, Alternative Energy, Energy

Tue Jul 29, 2014

CNet News

Microsoft Embroiled in Chinese Antitrust Probe

The company's offices in four Chinese cities were raided as part of a probe by the country's State Administration for Industry and Commerce on July 28. Anti-monopoly investigators seized computers and documents, contracts, financial statements, emails and files, according to the SAIC.


Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups, World News, China, Asia, Marketing

Wall Street Journal

Microsoft, the 'Guardian Warriors' and China's Cybersecurity Fears

Last year, a Chinese magazine with ties to the Communist party set its sights on some of the biggest U.S. tech companies doing business in China.


Related Topix: Tellme


Ford Plans To Replace BlackBerries With iPhones Beginning This Year

Ford is going to start switching its employees over to iPhone, beginning with moving 3,300 staffers from BlackBerry devices to iPhones by the end of the year.


Related Topix: iPhone, Apple, Startups, Santa Clara County, CA, Cupertino, CA, Computers, Jobs


to make free supercomputing power available to sustainability scientists

Each approved project will have access to up to 100,000 years of computing time at a value of $60 million.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, High Performance Computing, Computers, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy

The New Kingmakers - book review

Steven O'Grady is the co-founder of Redmonk, a developer-focused tech analyst firm, and a very smart analyst at that.


Related Topix: RedMonk, Laptops/Notebooks, Media, PCS Research Technology, IT Services, Marketing, CIO News

Mon Jul 28, 2014


No Suitor For BlackBerry: Bloomberg

John Chen said in an interview on Bloomberg TV earlier this morning that he has had no offers from potential suitors to buy the company in the midst of its turnaround efforts.


Related Topix: Apple, Startups, IBM

Seeking Alpha

The 6 Safest Large Caps Offering 10%-25% Dividend Increases

For this article, I'm going to offer 6 companies I've found that sport an impressive payout ratio with scope to improve their dividends by a huge amount.


Related Topix: Financial Markets, Marketing, 9, IBM

Microsoft's Last Stand

To many consumers the IBM and Apple partnership probably sounded semi-interesting.


Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups, Sales, PC, Business News

Don't Expect IBM To Be Apple's iPad Savior

I was fortunate enough to be an IBM sales rep for a decade before I became an analyst.


Related Topix: Apple, Startups, iPhone, Marketing

Seeking Alpha

Why Blackberry Is A Solid Buy On The Dip

BlackBerry remains the industry leader on enterprise security, and the Passport device launching in Q4 will be a game changer.


Related Topix: Apple, Startups, IBM, Netezza, Host Analytics, Cast Iron Systems, Computers, Software