Just yesterday it appeared that technology spending was solid despite a blip in the first quarter. IBM may have put the kibosh on that idea with its first quarter earnings.
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IBM CEO Sam Palmisano's total compensation--including salary, bonus and stock awards--was $24.46 million in 2006 and that sum could rise if he hits performance targets.
IBM is unveiling its latest approach to tackling the identity theft scourge with software that allows users to control personal information by sharing only a pseudonym with third parties. The company is also contributing the software, dubbed Identity Mixer, to the year-old Eclipse Higgins project, which is an open source effort to developing user control identity management.
IBM Research says it will demonstrate a new prototype optical transceiver chipset that "is fast enough to reduce the download time for a typical high definition feature-length film to a single second compared to 30 minutes or more over the best available connectivity today." That's saying something.
IBM reported fiscal fourth quarter earnings and there's one thing that stands out: Big Blue is showing big gains in software. Like EMC, and other hardware firms, IBM has bulked up on the software acquisitions with the latest purchases including FileNet and Internet Security Systems.
In his annual fireside chat with analysts, IBM's CEO says things are looking up for the second half of 2000 -- 'we're on the right track.'
Oracle launched and unsolicited $17 a share bid for middleware software maker BEA. BEA responded in a letter arguing that the company is undervalued.
Just as information technology executives were getting comfortable with lower but more stable US sales, they've begun to bemoan the tech sector's latest goblin: slowing growth in Europe and the rest of the world.
IBM's third quarter results were a tad better than expectations.In a statement Tuesday, IBM reported third quarter earnings from continuing operations of $2.
Just as information technology executives were getting comfortable with lower but more stable U.S. sales, they've begun to bemoan the tech sector's latest goblin: slowing growth in Europe and the rest of the world.