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Now that IBM has sold its Intel-based server business to Lenovo, Big Blue is taking the gloves off and trying to take business from the chip giant by positioning its Power8 processors as a more open option.
The partnership also marks a first for all parties involved being that SoftLayer will be the first cloud vendor to sell bare metal cloud servers deployed with Intel monitoring and security tools.
IBM rolls out Power Systems Linux support and training across its customer-facing technology centers.
Intel has lost its challenge to Europe's 1.06 billion fine for locking rival AMD out of the market.
AMD announced the mobile version of its Kaveri mainstream processor and claimed it was now prepared to go 'toe-to-toe' with Intel’s Core processors. Along with the new mobile APUs, AMD announced new branding and rolled out a Pro Series to challenge Intel's vPro in the enterprise.
A company exec says it isn't interested in subsidizing cheap tablets like its chip rival does.
AMD Opteron X-Series APUs running Fedora Linux are an important development for companies looking to transition to x86 APU servers but who don't want to introduce new tools and software platforms into the IT environments.
KVM, Linux's built-in hypervisor for the x86 chip family will be available at the end of this quarter for IBM's Power chip family.
AT&T, Cisco, GE, IBM AND Intel join forces to form ragtag big data team with Industrial Internet Consortium.
A new variant of the Darlloz worm focuses on manipulating home systems to mine for digital currency beyond Bitcoin.
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.
Google joins IBM, NEC, Novell, Philips, Red Hat and Sony as a full member of the Open Invention Network open-source and Linux patent protection organization.
KVM, the long a popular x86 Linux virtualization technology, will appear in IBM's Power architecture in 2014.
Intel Chief Linux and Open Source Technologist Dirk Hohndel sees Linux as the leading end-user operating system - thanks to smartphones, tablets, as well as the rise of Chromebooks.
IBM is renovating its Power computers by investing a billion dollars into making it a full-fledged Linux line for Big Data, cloud, data analytics, and the datacenter.
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.
IBM continues to bet on Linux and open-source databases with its new PowerLinux 7R4 server.
The updated systems use a mix of Intel and AMD processors, with new notebooks starting as low as $379.99 and desktops as low as $298.
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