Lenovo and Hewlett-Packard, the world's top two PC vendors, also both saw PC shipment increases during the first quarter.
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The faster of the two computers is expected to have a peak performance of 180 petaflops -- which will make it one the world's most powerful computing systems.
Mixing up traditional pricing models became the big theme at the latest AWS customer summit, including a new monthly-based scheme for popular cloud apps to a deep dive into machine learning.
Apple doesn't want people lining up in the streets to snap up its latest invention.
Executives for both companies said the deal, which is LinkedIn's largest acquisition to date, is the "kind of fit that benefits everyone."
Analytics and clever algorithms helped IBM determine exactly how many servers it needs to run the Masters' website -- including at peak moments of the tournament.
Using internet-connected devices to capture where golf balls are headed, users can now visualize exactly how a golf player tracked the course from their smartphones and tablets.
Workday has delivered the first installment of what will be a series of analytics tools dubbed Insight Applications.
Cloudnexa, an Amazon Web Services partner, launched a console to optimize cloud operations and control costs.
Sales Cloud Engage is supposed to take customized ad campaigns a step further while also breaking down the borders for prospect and client data within the Salesforce platform.
Are so-called "killer robots" on the horizon, and what should be done about the potential future of autonomous weaponry?
Would you pay a monthly fee to kill annoying adverts when you stream YouTube videos?
IBM and Fujifilm are now able to pack 220 TB of data on a tape cartridge. IBM is arguing that tape is a strong backup option for cloud applications.
This time in the latest round of Zynga musical chairs, Mark Pincus, co-founder and former CEO (as well as former product chief), has found himself back at the top.
Using the angle of an enterprise-friendly device as the sole selling point is also becoming harder by the day, so it takes some extra handiwork inside and out to stand out from the pack.