IBM's global workforce declined 1212 per cent last year, with most of the decrease due to corporate divestitures.
By Patrick Thibodeau | 12 March, 2015 07:10
Big day for Windows 10 ... Ellison's on stage for data center unveiling ... Net neutrality gets more presidential firepower ... and more
By IDG News Service staff | 21 January, 2015 23:25
IBM's plan to transfer its semiconductor manufacturing business to GlobalFoundries faces a government review over national security implications. It has the potential of being complicated because of IBM's role as a defense supplier.
By Patrick Thibodeau | 23 October, 2014 07:29
IBM's decision to get out of the semiconductor manufacturing business may be of little consequence in a post-silicon world.
By Patrick Thibodeau | 21 October, 2014 06:45
With its decision today to sell its semiconductor business, IBM is shifting from manufacturing to a company that focuses on research, software and advanced systems development.
By Patrick Thibodeau | 21 October, 2014 00:22
IBM will sell the semiconductor technologies unit that makes its Power processors to GlobalFoundries, paying the chip manufacturer about US$1.3 billion to take two factories off its hands in a move to save money.
By Mikael Ricknäs | 20 October, 2014 22:01
Under pressure to boost margins, IBM is set to make what it calls a "major business announcement" Monday morning, raising the possibility that it has finalized a deal to transfer chip-making operations to GlobalFoundries.
By Marc Ferranti and Agam Shah | 20 October, 2014 10:40
Samsung is partnering with chip manufacturer GlobalFoundries to increase the supply of low-power, high-speed chips for smartphones and tablets.
By Agam Shah | 18 April, 2014 08:04
GlobalFoundries, a contract chip manufacturer that works closely with semiconductor companies, appointed former Motorola Mobility CEO Sanjay Jha as its chief executive Monday.
By Jeremy Kirk | 07 January, 2014 05:30
A pair of eBay profiteers are trying to cash in on the shortages of Apple's new Vader-esque Mac Pro desktop computer by pricing their machines at nearly double the retail value.
By Gregg Keizer | 20 December, 2013 12:06
Apple today started taking orders for its pricy Mac Pro workstation, but shipping dates almost immediately slipped to February, irritating customers who have been awaiting the 'dark tower' desktop computer.
By Gregg Keizer | 19 December, 2013 17:12
Apple's radically redesigned Mac Pro workstation will go on sale Thursday, the Cupertino, Calif. company announced today.
By Gregg Keizer | 18 December, 2013 15:21
Crucial last week joined the ranks of leading venders to announce it will be shipping DDR4 memory by the end of the year, but Intel and AMD aren't expected to begin supporting the new memory boards with their processors until late next year.
By Lucas Mearian | 20 November, 2013 21:24
China has maintained its lead in the twice-yearly ranking of the world's most powerful supercomputers, with the Chinese National University of Defense Technology's Tianhe-2 system bringing 33.86 petaflop/s (quadrillions of calculations per second) to the contest, almost twice the calculations offered by the runner up, the Titan Cray system run by the U.S. Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory.
By Joab Jackson | 18 November, 2013 19:15
AMD's new "Berlin" server APU will bring an innovative technology called HSA, or heterogeneous system architecture, when it launches in early 2014, and the company is already working hard to lay groundwork for its adoption.
By Jon Gold | 11 November, 2013 20:05
Usually, workstations are big and brutish. But HP is betting that workstation users are just like everyone else and want thin and light systems.
By Patrick Thibodeau | 11 September, 2013 20:09
Is anything secure anymore? The National Security Agency (NSA) leaks have produced a number of side effects. What we assumed was a safe form of communications is perhaps not so secure after all. The gold standard of secure mobile messaging, BlackBerry, may have been compromised.
By Jack Gold | 01 July, 2013 12:57
Mobility has all but eclipsed speed and anything else as the capability garnering the most attention in desktop processors.
By Patrick Thibodeau | 10 May, 2013 19:33
Indiana University today dedicated the fastest supercomputer owned by a university to date -- the new Big Red II system.
By Jon Gold | 26 April, 2013 21:00
The U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency and a consortium of top semiconductor companies are handing out US$194 million to universities for research that addresses the physical limitations of semiconductors and chips.
By Agam Shah | 17 January, 2013 20:34
The following report, is based on a global survey of 706 IT and security professionals conducted in the United States, Canada, Germany, United Kingdom, Australia and New Zealand. The goal of the survey was to capture data on current attitudes and trends with mobile devices and IT security. This is the third survey on this topic and this report evaluates differences in responses to similar questions asked over the past two years.
Enterprises require intrusion prevention systems (IPSs) to protect their network against attacks. However, implementing an IPS involves challenges of scale and performance. Leveraging the power of an Application Delivery Controller allows enterprises to efficiently deploy a next-generation IPS infrastructure. •A rising number of malicious attacks has made implementing an intrusion prevention system (IPS) a top priority for enterprises large and small •Ensuring the efficiency of the IPS infrastructure has become more difficult with the increasing ubiquity of encryption •When a next-generation IPS is used, the many benefits of managing IPS from a strategic point of control can be realised
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