The computer giant will continue as an enterprise supplier while a second company will contain the PC and printer businesses.
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John Akers, who had died aged 79, was CEO and president of IBM when the company lost control of the PC business, and made the biggest annual loss in its history.
It might seem to some that the IBM PC was invented aeons ago, but for me it seems like happened only yesterday and my, it was exciting.
AMD has big plans for ARM in microservers, embedded and low-power clients. But where does that leave the mainstream PC and server markets?
In 1977 I decided to buy a computer. Microsoft and Apple were newly founded, the IBM PC was years away and there were no killer apps. It took over a year, but I had to have one and it changed my life.
The 30th anniversary of the introduction of the Apple Mac has spurred a lot of reminiscences. For me, my first computer purchase was an IBM PC, however...
Intel and partners are going to be bringing us PCs that run both Android and Windows 8.1. Meanwhile, AMD and its partner BlueStacks will enable users to run Android and its apps on Windows.
AMD further distances itself from the PC by adding three new CPUs to its R-series embedded line.
While there's no doubt that the PC industry is in a nose dive, the last quarter will have bought some cheers to AMD and Intel. Unfortunately, the same can't be said for Nvidia, which saw a dramatic fall in chip shipments.
Amazon's entry into the games console market could have a huge impact on Microsoft, Sony, Nvidia and AMD, as well as help to establish Qualcomm as the Intel of the post-PC era.
AMD continues the trend of getting more performance out of its silicon per watt with the new 1Ghz dual-core GX-210JA - but this is one SoC that you'll never see in a PC.
In 1983 three former Texas Instruments executives launched the first IBM PC compatible computer that was the beginning of the mobile PC industry. The Compaq Portable demonstrated that mobile computers were the wave of the future.
Service Pack 3 is available for Suse Linux Enterprise Server - introducing support for new Intel, AMD and IBM hardware and increasing its virtualisation features.
IBM is shutting the doors on Lotus 1-2-3, the software program that made the IBM PC and Microsoft household names.
IBM famously unloaded its PC business to Lenovo well before the post PC era hit. Is Big Blue bailing on commodity servers before the floor falls out?
Nvidia compared Sony's upcoming PS4 games console to a PC with a low-end CPU and a low- to mid-range GPU. Should consumers be worried, or is Nvidia just smarting from losing the contract to rival AMD?
The PC industry is stagnating, and the big players are looking for new markets to enter into. Is AMD positioning itself to enter the professional tablet market?
With all the major PC players looking to diversify beyond desktops, notebooks, and servers, AMD has hired two engineers who both used to work at the company before moving on to Apple and Qualcomm.
The 11.6-inch slate sports a 1080p display and packs a dual-core AMD Z60 chip, but the company has revealed no pricing or availability info.
The bad news keeps coming for AMD as the chipmaker struggles to navigate existing PC industry trends.
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