IBM has banned Siri over concerns Apple and its partners could actively read uploaded queries. Corporate paranoia at its finest, or is IBM right to ban the intelligent assistant?
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Computing giant IBM may be preparing to make a bid for data analysis firm Splunk, in a deal that could be worth as much as $4 billion.
IBM disclosed in a recent filing that it is being investigated by the Justice Dept. over corruption allegations in four countries in Europe, Asia, and Latin America.
IBM's chief executive said big data remains the company's biggest emerging unit, but has been helped along by more than 30 acquisitions over the last year.
Thanks to one of my tipsters, I was informed the other day that KAUST, the King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, have teamed up with IBM to build the fastest and most powerful supercomputer in the Middle East.KAUST is one of the most modern, dedicated and technologically advanced graduate-level research university in the Middle East, and with this new venture into supercomputing, will now make it one of the most important centres in the region.
With the bi-annual report of the top 500 supercomputers, the US still remains the fastest but academia shows a huge portion of the number-crunching pie.
IBM's new businesses aren't growing fast enough to offset its hardware unit, but the firm's chief executive is betting on China as a major growth opportunity.
Star Analytics will be bundled in with IBM's Financial Performance Management unit as part of efforts to generate long-term revenue of $20 billion by 2015.
IBM is looking to axe a number of staff in the U.K. and Ireland, according to a report, despite booming profits in the company's recent Q2 earnings call.