IBM and four universities are planning a research project into cognitive computing, which seeks to build computers that operate in a manner closer to the human mind.
IBM will pay a US$44,000 fine to settle a case alleging it violated anti-discrimination law by placing online job listings seeking software developers with specific visas, the U.S. Department of Justice said Friday.
Boosting its portfolio of enterprise content management tools, IBM has acquired Daeja Image Systems and its embeddable software for viewing many different types of documents and images.
IBM will invest $1 billion to promote Linux development over the next five years as it tries to adapt Power mainframes and servers to handle cloud and big data applications in distributed computing environments.
IBM will introduce new products and features to help organizations manage their new big-data systems, according to the general manager of IBM information management.
IBM is working to develop microservers based on low-power processors but isn't sure yet when the systems will be introduced.
Citing low profit margins, IBM has sold its customer care outsourcing business to Synnex for $505 million, the companies said Tuesday.
Power8 is mostly targeted at high-performance supercomputers, and CAPI can support chips that require high bandwidth.
IBM has started to require visitors of the IBM Fix Central website to provide a serial number in order to download a patch or update.
IBM disclosed some of the tchnical details of its Power8 chip on Monday, with the expectation that technologies like "Watson" will get even better.