IBM boasted it took more than three years of development -- not to mention $2.4 billion in investment -- as well as "hundreds" of patents to produce Power8.
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The deal expands the company's nationwide footprint and boosts its plan to be a major player in the ICT sector across the US.
Amid solid first quarter results, EMC chief Joe Tucci says the pace of innovation around cloud, big data and the Internet of things is accelerating. That acceleration is making some customers cautious.
Point to Amazon today, but the tech giant's Prime content library still looks thin compared to Netflix and Hulu.
A system cannot mature its way out of a fundamentally wrong architectural choice. Companies as modern and data-focused as Facebook, Google, and Cloudera continue to make meaningful investments in SQL technologies.
Western IT education is broken. Meet the 16-year-old British high school student who's taking on the UK government at its own game — one it should be winning.
Documents reveal that Google agreed to assist Samsung financially in the patent dispute between the South Korean firm and Apple.
Wall Street was looking for earnings of 29 cents per share on a revenue of $1.15 billion.
VMware had a busy first quarter after it completed the acquisition of AirWatch, which gave the company a mobile strategy. The company also launched virtual storage software.
AT&T also added 64,000 business U-verse high speed broadband subscribers during the first quarter.