IBM's retooling to become focused on software and services is legendary. The company is an outsourcing and services leader and has placed its bet on analytics for the near future. IBM's software assets focus on everything from business intelligence to analytics to collaboration to middleware and open source development. On the hardware side of the house, IBM is a mainframe and server leader. Big Blue also has a large research unit and is the patent leader.
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Launch of Nintendo's Wii gaming console is inching closer as IBM delivers the first batch of processors.
Big Blue's systems now come with a new 2.3GHz Power5+ processor--its rival to Intel's recently launched "Montecito."
IBM's Blue Gene/L supercomputer can perform 70.7 trillion calculations per second.
IBM develops an advanced pen-based shorthand method that allows users to input words into mobile devices by tracing them letter by letter.
Fujitsu has developed a wireless, shopping cart-mounted computer featuring scan-as-you-shop technology.
If you use a PC it's almost impossible to avoid using an office suite of some sorts. And most of your PC-life has been spent using either OpenOffice or Microsoft Office. But did you know there are...
You name it, and there's a good chance Big Blue invented it. Here's a look at some of those inventions.
IBM's chip can deliver 600 megabits per second of data, allowing it to deliver fat files over short distances.
See the redesigned blade server with PowerPC chip and the future model that uses Cell, also intended for Sony's PlayStation 3.
Mercury Computer Systems plans to release its first blade server using IBM's Cell processor in the second quarter of 2006.
In Stockholm, Sweden, drivers have been testing an IBM system of radio frequency transponders and roadside cameras.
Stanford collection houses 80 years of high-tech gear, from the IBM 30 to Google's Lego-clad storage.
IBM, British magazine The Economist release their annual "e-readiness rankings" of 68 countries, topped by Denmark.
IBM and Fuji Photo devise system that can hold 15 times more data than most popular types of magnetic tape on the market today.
Now turning 50, the lab has produced Nobel Prize-winning technical breakthroughs, including the scanning tunneling microscope.