Server market share growth increased with every manufacturer in the top five.
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IBM has acquired AlchemyAPI to accelerate next-generation cognitive computing applications.
Alibaba is expanding its cloud computing services in the US, and the firm's first expansion overseas will be to Silicon Valley.
The two companies plan to work together to advance the field of mobile gaming.
What's unclear is how far beyond SoftLayer IBM's OpenPOWER bare metal servers can go. Enterprises and other cloud providers will need to adopt OpenPOWER at scale to tip the data center balance.
Microsoft continues to plug away at its Sway app, which could highlight the future of Office.
SanDisk launched a new enterprise flash system that could upend the storage economics favoring traditional hard drives.
Box has made a few strategic, product-drive acquisitions in the last several years with its latest purchase tapping into BYOD.
CES is over, Mobile World Congress begins. What devices have tech giants produced for us this year in Barcelona, Spain?
Best Buy's fiscal 2016 master plan is designed to navigate shifting consumer preferences as well as more effectively compete in a brutal retail market.
One of Goodyear's concept tires revolves around charging electric vehicles on the fly. Another one would sense road conditions and adjust inflation on the fly.
SAP is collaborating with a number of companies to develop Internet of Things (IoT) services for the enterprise.
The rough idea, outlined at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, revolves around replacing software development kits tied to individual enterprise mobility management vendors with a common standard.
BlackBerry has BES12 at the core of its software strategy, but a lot of other moving parts need to line up if the company is going to be an enterprise application contender.
The latest round of Xen security fixes won't disrupt Amazon Web Services customers.