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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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Why Mark Zuckerberg's future points to Bill Gates' past

Different eras and different technologies, but both moguls share a common trait when it comes to pursuing their enlightened self interest.

By February 24, 2014

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Intel CEO talks Apple, water-cooled PCs, carbon nanotubes

Intel CEO Brian Krzanich, in a wide-ranging Reddit AMA, addresses Moore's Law, tablets, overclocking, and carbon nanotubes, among other topics.

By February 19, 2014

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IBM sells its x86 server business to Lenovo for $2.3 billion

An expected deal to sell off its Intel-based servers to the Chinese electronics company has arrived, reflecting the shifting realities of the market for powerful networked machines.

By January 23, 2014

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DRAM inventor Robert Dennard gets prestigious Kyoto Prize

The 81-year-old IBM researcher is behind the now-pervasive memory technology and Dennard scaling, which mapped the march of progress in performance during the chip industry's glory days.

By November 11, 2013

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Is Google building a hulking floating data center in SF Bay?

It looks like Google has been working on an oversize secret project on San Francisco's Treasure Island. A water-based data center? Could well be.

By October 25, 2013

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Petulant and passionate: New play imagines Bill Gates at 20

The lively "First" relives the early days of the PC revolution through the eyes of a young Bill Gates -- leisure suits, punch cards, pay phones, and all.

By October 21, 2013

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Inside Fujitsu's cloud-powered farm of the future

Japanese farms are smaller and often less sophisticated than those elsewhere in the world. Can a suite of sensors, services, and -- yes -- cow pedometers from Fujitsu help them compete on a global scale?

By October 15, 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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Facebook's one small step for mankind

commentary The announcement of Facebook Home may not signal the end of the infuriating relationship people have with the technology they use. But it's a move in the right direction.

By April 6, 2013