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IBM's new brain-mimicking chip could power the Internet of Things

The IBM TrueNorth brain-inspired prototype processor offers the equivalent of 256 million synapses

World Tech Update: Microsoft makes jobs cuts

Microsoft announces lay off plans, IBM and Apple team up and Google tests out Project Tango in space.

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Why the Apple-IBM deal matters

Times have changed since Apple's '1984' commercial bashing IBM.

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IBM to sell business-optimized iPads in unexpected partnership

IBM says it will develop business-optimized apps for the iOS platform, and will sell both iPhones and iPads to business customers, too.

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IBM rethinking decades-old computer design with $3 billion investment

IBM is also looking ahead at a world in which computer chips don't have silicon.

IBM patents technique for killing fraud, using click patterns

A new technology would pick up on suspicious changes in people's online activity

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Google shows homegrown server with IBM Power chip

Google is showing off a Power8 motherboard at an IBM show in Las Vegas Monday

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In Heartbleed's wake, tech titans launch fund for crucial open-source projects

The Heartbleed bug was a wake-up call for the tech world: major companies benefiting from open source projects like OpenSSL are better off paying a pittance to support their development.

Mainframe at 50: A look back at a transformative computing triumph

IBM’s System/360 was a computing system that not only transformed the company that developed it, but the computer industry as a whole.

IBM's mainframe turns 50

On April 7, 1964, IBM announced the System/360 -- regarded by many as the first modern mainframe. Despite repeated predictions of their demise, mainframes still power much of today's critical infrastructure.

IBM denies links with NSA spying program

Cloud vendors stand to lose up to $35 billion over the next 3 years from spying fallout.

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Hungry? IBM's Watson can help cook

IBM's supercomputer nicknamed Watson is at South by Southwest in Austin, Texas this week, but it's not competing on a TV quiz show, rather it's helping chefs come up with unique, personalized recipes.

Strike at IBM's China factory falters as hundreds quit jobs

About 1,000 workers had staged a protest outside the factory starting last week