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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.
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.
Evaluating the Future of IBM
Sometimes, companies live so long that they outgrow their names. So it is with IBM .
Here's How IBM and Nokia Are Tapping New Technologies
International Business Machines and Nokia are trying to transition their businesses toward new technologies.
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.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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)
Tue Aug 19, 2014
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.
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.
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.
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.