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16 hrs ago | Metal Center News

2011: Ontrak Software

Sam Palmisano, the chief executive of IBM, said in an interview with Forbes Magazine : "Back in 2002, we said the PC era was dead-it will move in the direction of RFID tags, smartphones, those sorts of things.

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Related Topix: Laptops/Notebooks, PC, Science / Technology, RFID News, Cloud Computing, Computers, Opinion

20 hrs ago | Seeking Alpha

IBM: A Decent Q1 But Worse Than Expected Outlook

International Business Machines , the technology behemoth, reported a first quarter that on the surface appeared horrible, but upon further review, in constant currency the quarter was decent.

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

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Denver Post

U.S. stocks rise as Ukraine tension eases amid corporate results

U.S. stocks rose Thursday, sending the Standard & Poor's 500 index to its best week since July, as earnings from General Electric and Morgan Stanley beat estimates and concern eased that the Ukraine crisis may worsen.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Stanley, IBM, Wyomissing, PA

Forbes.com

4 Dow Stocks Under Accumulation

The choppy nature of the 1st quarter is not surprising after the action in 2013.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

MetaFilter

When your line manager's recreational reading is the IBM Handbook.

How I got here in the end. Picture this: you're a former drug dealer who has turned to hacking for a living.

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Law.com

Scheindlin Preserves Apartheid-Era Suit Against Companies

After a federal appellate court all but instructed her to dismiss the case, Southern District Judge Shira Scheindlin has kept alive a lawsuit accusing Ford, IBM and other companies of abusing human rights by doing business with South Africa's apartheid regime.

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Related Topix: Second Circuit Court of Appeals, US News, US Supreme Court

Small Business Trends

IBM Deal Shows Cloud Trends, Stats Say Businesses Need Social Media

What does a $500 million IBM deal with a major insurance company have to do with your small business's IT needs? It could be important to small business owners who run a small IT company too.

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Related Topix: Laptops/Notebooks, Small Business, Personal Finance, Mitek Systems, Software, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Internet, Science / Technology

InformationWeek

The Sorry State Of IT Education

Our profession is rife with people capable of performing procedures they've been taught, but incapable of thinking through a problem.

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Related Topix: PC, Science, Computer Science

Jerusalem Post

U.S. futures edge lower after Yellen rally; Dow Jones down 0.25%

Investing.com - U.S. stock futures pointed to a lower open on Thursday, after Wednesday''s strong rally following accomodative comments by Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen and as investors were preparing for another slew of earnings reports to be released throughout the session.

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Related Topix: IBM, SPSS, Startups, ILOG, Unica, Software, Financial Services, Travelers Express Company

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Value Line

Dow-30 Earnings: International Business Machines - " First Quarter...

For the opening quarter of 2014, IBM reported earnings of $2.29 a share after $0.25 of acquisitions/retirement costs, compared with our estimate of $2.20 a share, and $2.70 in the 2013 March period.

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Related Topix: IBM, Computers, Startups, Unica, Lombardi Software, Symphony Services, Software

Hispanic Business

Patent Issued for Device Authentication Using Display Device Irregularity

"Device identification through digital fingerprinting has proven to be invaluable in recent years to such technologies as security and digital rights management.

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Related Topix: Inventions, Science / Technology, Computer Security, Digital Rights Management, Laptops/Notebooks, Science, Computer Science

Reuters

Ford, IBM to face renewed U.S. lawsuit over apartheid-era abuses

Ford Motor Co and IBM Corp will again have to face a U.S. lawsuit claiming they encouraged race-based human rights abuses in apartheid-era South Africa, despite a series of recent court decisions limiting the right to pursue such cases.

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Related Topix: IBM, World News, South Africa, Africa, Second Circuit Court of Appeals, US News, US Supreme Court

MSN Money

Ford, IBM to face renewed apartheid-era lawsuit

Ford Motor Co and IBM Corp will again have to face a U.S. lawsuit claiming they encouraged race-based human rights abuses in apartheid-era South Africa, despite a series of recent court decisions limiting the right to pursue such cases.

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Related Topix: IBM, World News, South Africa, Africa, Second Circuit Court of Appeals, US News, US Supreme Court

Benzinga

Mid-Morning Market Update: Markets Drop; Goldman Sachs Results Beat Estimates

Following the market opening Thursday, the Dow traded down 0.20 percent to 16,391.52 while the NASDAQ declined 0.21 percent to 4,077.49.

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Related Topix: Goldman Sachs, Financial Services, Investment Services, Cohen Group, Consulting, Internet Initiative Japan, Computers, IBM, Startups, ILOG

Silicon Alley Insider

This Chart Clearly Shows Why IBM Must Change

Analysts had modest expectations for IBM's first-quarter earnings , a traditionally weak one, and IBM didn't fully deliver, coming in light on revenues.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Cloud Computing, Computers

Barron's

This Morning: Defending Google, Pondering IBM, Cheers for Splunk, DDD

Shares of Fairchild Semiconductor are down 6 cents, or 0.4%, at$13.46, after the company this morning reported Q1 revenue of $344 million, missing the average $348.6 million estimate, and EPS of 4 cents, a penny better than consensus of 3 cents.

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Related Topix: IBM, Google, Startups, Splunk, ITA Software, Emerging Technology, Search Engines

Benzinga

Morning Market Losers

Net 1 UEPS Technologies shares tumbled 20.82% to $7.53 after gaining 0.96% on Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Net 1 UEPS Technologies, Financial Services, Biotech, MGI PHARMA, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Renewable Energy Group, IBM, Unica, Software

Seeking Alpha

IBM Finally Breaks Out: The Earnings Update.

As last quarter came to a close, International Business Machines suddenly jumped roughly $7 higher, breaking out above the $190 level.

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Related Topix: IBM, Sustainable Real Estate Solutions, Global Analytics, Data Systems International, Global Software Corporation

Seeking Alpha

Same Stuff, Different Year: Should Shareholders Stick With IBM?

Background : I have been a consistent critic of International Business Machines since last summer.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Times Herald-Record

Lower hardware sales hurt IBM

Revenue earned by Big Blue's Systems and Technology segment, which includes hardware manufactured in Dutchess County, fell 23 percent in the first quarter from the year before.

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Related Topix: Dutchess County, NY, Computers

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