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IBM workers in China strike to protest Lenovo server sale

The server factory has stopped production because of the protest

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Coping with weather may require a change of computer

A meteorologist says the U.S. weather prediction system is insufficient because of an outdated commitment to certain equipment.

Custom server makers find a niche in volatile market

Server market revenue declines in the fourth quarter, but white-box server makers thrive.

Reports: IBM may sell off its semiconductor business

The company is said to be mulling a semiconductor joint venture as an alternative

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Lenovo agrees to buy IBM's server business for $2.3 billion

IBM calls it quits in low-end servers.

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Tech patent leader remains IBM, but Google accelerates

IBM acquired more U.S. patents than any other company for the 21st year in a row. But Google has quickened its patent pace and climbed to No. 11 in the rankings.

Next up: Humans, systems team in cognitive computing

Cognitive computing promises to change the game, as humans and computing devices collaborate, each performing the function best suited to its expertise.

IBM lays plans to be a cloud storage broker

Researchers at IBM's Zurich facility have developed software to use cloud storage services as a backup

IBM looks past Watson, taps Nvidia Tesla graphics to speed Power servers

IBM achieved a computing breakthrough when the Watson supercomputer outperformed humans in game show "Jeopardy," but the company now wants to supercharge its high-end Power servers by tapping into graphics processors for the first time.

The Watson cloud: IBM prepares to open supercomputer to third party developers

IBM will soon give third parties access to Watson, fostering applications that take advantage of the system's artificial intelligence capabilities.