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Acer's new Liquid Z-series phones provide Android on a tiny budget

Acer's budget Liquid Z220 and Z520 don't have top-end specs, but should tackle the essentials and are very affordable. Here's our hands-on video.

By March 1, 2015


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


Sony's Z-series of LCDs gets widgets, 240Hz

The Sony KDL-Z5100 series of flat-panel LCDs includes the same Internet "widgets" found on the higher-end XBR series.

By January 7, 2009


Lenovo to make and sell IBM xServers

Resellers are expressing doubts over the move, saying they might go elsewhere if they can't get the IBM badge.

By January 25, 2008


IBM continues to submerge its product brands

IBM has unveiled a major reorganization in its Systems and Technology Group that shifts the emphasis away from the product lines toward more of a go-to-market focus.

By January 4, 2008


VMware and the mainframe

Why the path to reliable and efficient server virtualization will lead to the IBM zSeries mainframe.

By October 4, 2007


AMD's SSE5 ends the old RISC vs. CISC debate

Prompted by the chipmaker's announcement of the SSE5 instruction-set extensions, Glaskowsky analyzes the ultimate outcome to this old controversy.

By August 31, 2007


Live from Hot Chips 19: Session 9, Big Iron

Glaskowsky analyzes the last two presentations from Hot Chips, which describe forthcoming server processors from Sun and IBM.

By August 21, 2007


Open source @ IBM: Savio Rodrigues speaks

In this fifth installment of the Open Source @ Series, I talk with fellow blogger, Savio Rodrigues, about the state of open source at IBM. In his words, "alive and well."

By July 10, 2007


zSeries checks into hospital

A New Orleans hospital en route to paperless medical records is one of the first customers for IBM's new eServer zSeries 890 mainframe.

June 29, 2004