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IBM earnings fall short as mainframe deals slip

Big Blue sees demand drop off at the end of the first quarter as revenue and earnings miss expectations. Other tech giants saw a similar tough finish to the quarter.

By April 18, 2013

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Macintosh's 100-day marketing blitz: After the applause, confusion

Macintosh marketing chief Mike Murray hoped that businesses would abandon their IBM PCs to join the revolution, but it proved to be more difficult than imagined.

By January 23, 2014

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The Macintosh turns 30: Going the distance

Apple's Macintosh arrived with great fanfare, but the computer that aimed to show why 1984 wouldn't be like "1984" barely made its debut. Here's the story of how it came to be.

By January 21, 2014

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Sony offers overly dramatic PlayStation 4 unboxing video

If your real experience of unboxing a PlayStation 4 is anything like Sony imagines, then you're probably a billionaire hacker spy.

By November 11, 2013

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William Lowe, the 'father of the IBM PC,' dies at 72

After his proposal for a quick market entry via Atari was rejected, Lowe was given one year to design and produce a personal computer that would be market-ready.

By October 28, 2013

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Earliest demos of iPhone tech were clunky and 'huge'

How much work did Apple have to do to shrink a computer to fit in your pocket? A lot, apparently, a former Apple exec tells The New York Times.

By October 4, 2013

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Box takes on Evernote with consumer-friendly collaboration

The cloud storage company bucks its Google Docs-like content creation tool and introduces a simpler way to create files and work on them with others.

By September 16, 2013

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Prepare to cringe: Microsoft's video ads across the decades

Microsoft's latest videos mocking Apple and its new iPhones are part of a long tradition of corny commercials.

By September 13, 2013

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End of an era: NASA shuts down its last mainframe

The space agency powers down its last System Z machine, years after IBM stopped selling them for the mathematical calculation jobs for which NASA originally bought them.

By February 13, 2012

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Latest iPod Touch rates poorly on repairability, iFixit says

Apple's fifth-generation, 16GB iPod Touch: a sleek design but the same, poor repair prospects.

By June 3, 2013