The company's president and chief executive now has another feather in her corporate hat, as the chair of the computer giant's board.
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The chipmaker's successes this fiscal quarter were in its graphics and visual solutions unit, which provides hardware to games console manufacturers.
Like previous quarters, hardware remains a sore spot for IBM. However, the company delivered better than expected earnings and sales in the second quarter.
Hidden right under the updated headcount, it was announced that Mountain View would be short one top executive soon.
The former government contractor who leaked tens of thousands of NSA documents warned users to be more privacy conscious when it comes to online cloud storage.
Microsoft is aligning Nokia's operations in markets where Windows Phone is successful. Lower costs in Vietnam relative to China are also a nice incentive to move manufacturing. Brazil and Mexico sites also get a bump.
Facebook is putting public figures in a new spotlight through a new app developed by the same team responsible for Paper and Slingshot.
The German enterprise software giant already offers products for mid-market companies, but says the SMB division is designed specifically for businesses with 500 employees or less.
NetSuite will likely utilize Venda's Convergent Commerce platform to expand the global footprint of its SuiteCommerce platform.
Nokia's Android experiment was fun while it lasted. Microsoft's Stephen Elop says: 'We plan to deliver additional lower-cost Lumia devices by shifting select future Nokia X designs and products to Windows Phone devices.'